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Lo exclOE. Exclamation surprise, grief, or joy; also used used with vocative "O".
Lo and behold exclLook, see and beware; take notice
Load nWeight to be borne or conveyed; load, loading burden. 2. a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time load 3. loading goods carried by a large vehicle; cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment. 4. an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate. 5. the power output of a generator or power plant. 6. an onerous or difficult concern; "that's a load off my mind" burden, load, encumbrance, onus; that which burdens, oppresses, or grieves the mind or spirits; as, a load of care.. 7 a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks; lode, load. 8. the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents; warhead, payload, load. 9. electrical device to which electrical power is delivered. 10. a burden; that which is laid on or put in anything for conveyance; that which is borne or sustained; a weight; as, a heavy load. 11. the quantity which can be carried or drawn in some specified way; the contents of a cart, barrow, or vessel; that which will constitute a cargo; lading. 12. a particular measure for certain articles, being as much as may be carried at one time by the conveyance commonly used for the article measured; as, a load of wood; a load of hay; specifically, five quarters. 13. the charge of a firearm; as, a load of powder. 14. weight or violence of blows. 15. The work done by a steam engine or other prime mover when working. 16. the amount of work that a person, group, or machine is assigned to perform; as, the work distributed. 18.the device or devices that consume power from a power supply. 16. the weight or force that a structure a support bears or is designed to bear; the object that creates that force 17. load line, or Load water line (naut.), the line on the outside of a vessel indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when loaded. 18. burden; lading; weight; cargo.
Load vbTo fill or place a load on. 2. provide (a device) with something necessary. 3. transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory. 4: put (something) on a structure or conveyance. 5. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; adulterate, load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase. 6. To lay a load or burden on or in, as on a horse or in a cart; to charge with a load, as a gun; to furnish with a lading or cargo, as a ship; hence, to add weight to, so as to oppress or embarrass; to heap upon. 7. to adulterate or drug; as, to load wine. 8. to magnetize. 9. to copy data (often program code to be run) in the memory, possibly parsing it somehow in the process. 10. the degree to which a computer, network, or other resource is used, sometimes expressed as a percentage of the maximum available. 11. to install a piece of software onto a system.
Load phr"Dead Load" - (when caused by pressure alone)the downward pressure on a structure.
Load phr"Get a Load Of" - to look at, perceive. 2. make oneself aware of. 3. scrutinize, listen carefully to; pay attention to.
Load phr"Lay On by Loads" - to belabor with blows. 2. fig. to blame, reproach. 3. to heap or pile on.
Load phr"Live Load" - when caused by gravity increased by the stresses of transverse motion.
Load phr"Load Down" - put many heavy or difficult burdens on somebody and something; overburden, over-strain; depressed.
Load phr"Load Up (with)" - fill to the brim or top; put a full load on or upon. 2. heavy laden with. 3. having an abundance of.
Load phr"Load With" - award honors etc. to somebody in abundance.
Load phr"Load with Earth" - bury.
Load phr"Take Load Off One's Mind" - have relief from the burden of anxiety.
Load-bearing adjCapable of bearing a structural load, supporting. 2. supporting, a load or part or parts of a structure above as, a load-bearing wall.
Loaded adjFilled with a great quantity. 2. of weapons charged with ammunition. 3. of statements and questions charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence. 4. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value, affluent, wealthy, moneyed. 5. very drunk, blotto.
Loaded phr"Loaded for Bear" - to be prepared, mentally and physically, for extreme opposition; typically used in reference to an aggressive or violent situation.
Loaded Word" nWord or wording that attempts to influence an audience by using language appealing to emotion or stereotypes. Also referred to as 'high-inference language.
Loaden vbWeighed down by a load(lit & fig.)
Loader nA laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port. 2. a stevedore, longshoreman, docker, dock-worker.
Loading nThe act of placing a force or burden upon an object or network, as 'vocal loading,' the stress inflicted on the speech organs when speaking for a long period. 2. the action of the verb 'to load.' 3 a burden, weight carried; cargo or the quantity or weight of goods or passenger carried or transported at one time. 3. worry concern. 4. the act of putting or placing a load on a vehicles, ship or container. the weight of a load. 5. an extra payment made to workers for working outside the conditions of their employment award.
Loading adjPertaining to the loading of a vehicle, ship, container etc.
Loadless adjHaving no load; without a load.
Load line nIn electronics: a method of determining operating points in circuits with non-linear elements. This method was often used with vacuum tubes. 2. a ship's waterline is the line where its hull meets the surface of the water. A load line, also called Plimsoll mark,it is a marking indicating the extent to which the weight of a load may safely submerge a ship, by way of a waterline limit.
Load-shedding nThe process by which an electricity utility cuts or reduces power to some customers in response to a shortage of available electricity. 2. the postponement of less important bills because of financial problems.
Loads nA great number, quantity, amount, lots, heaps.
Loadsman nA pilot.
Loadsome adjBurdensome.
Loadstar nA guiding star, a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy. 2. something that serves as a model or guide. 3. a star that leads; a cynosure. 4. something that attracts attention or on which the attention is fixed; a cynosure.
Loadstone nA permanent magnet consisting of a magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attached magnetically. 2. a piece of magnetite, a magnetic iron ore, possessing a magnetic needle.
Load time nIn computing, the time at which a program is loaded; run-time, compile-time. 2. time taken to load a vehicle, ship etc.
Load-water line nThe line of flotation of a ship, when it has its full cargo on board or is fully-laden.
Loaf nBread; a portion of bread baked in one mass; one of the portions, of uniform size and shape, into which a batch of bread is divided. 2. a mould conical mass of sugar. 3. a mass or lump (of anything). 4. a head of cabbage.
Loaf phr"Half a Loaf is Better than None" - better to accept a little that is offered, than have nothing at all.
Loaf phr"Use One's Loaf" - use one's common sense.
Loaf-bread nBread made in the form of a loaf.
Loaf-eater n(OE hlaf & eta)- one who 'eats the bread' of the master: an servant.
Loafed adjHaving a loaf of bread; resembling a loaf in various shape.
Loaf-like adjResembling a loaf or some aspect of one.
Loam vbTo cover, smear, or fill with loam. 2. to cover, plaster or dress with loam.
Loam n A kind of soil; an earthy mixture of clay and sand, with organic matter to which its fertility is chiefly due. 2. a rich soil composed chiefly of clay and sand with admixture of decomposed vegetable matter, loaming. 3. earth, ground, soil. 4. clay moistened with water to form a paste. 2. (founding) a mixture of sand, clay, and other materials, used in making molds for large castings, often without a pattern.
Loamed adjStopped up with earth or loam.
Loamily advIn the manner of having loam.
Loaminess nThe sate or quality of loam.
Loamless adjWithout loam; lacking sufficient amount of loam.
Loamshire nName given to an imaginary rural district, county much used in novels and plays
Loamy adjConsisting of or having the character of loam. 2. built with loam.
Loan nThe OE. "laen" did not survive into ME. being superseded by the Scandinavian forms; but in derivation vb. "laenes" is the source of lend.
Loan nThe temporary provision of money (usually at interest). 2. the act of lending; a lending; permission to use; as, the loan of a book, money, services. 3. that which one lends or borrows, especially a sum of money lent at interest; as, he repaid the loan. 4. a word borrowed from another language; a loanword,
Loan vb To give temporarily; let have for a limited time. 2. loan loaning: to lend; -- sometimes with out.
Loaned adjBorrowed, lent, taken with permission. 2. of a word borrowed or loaned from a foreign language; a loanword.
Loaner nOne who loans something (usually temporarily).
Loan-god nA god borrowed from another religion.
Loan-holder nOne who lends something to another; a lender. 2. one who borrows from another'; a borrower.
Loaning nThe act of lending.
Loanland nLand that has been granted temporarily without any loss of ownership.
Loan-mongernA loanmonger or monger of loans: a contemptuous name for a loan-contractor; an usurer. 2. one who practises loan-mongering.
Loan-sharp nOne who lens money at an exorbitant rate; loan-sharking.
Loan-shift nA change in a meaning of a word resulting from the influence of a foreign language; a word so affected.
Loanword nA word borrowed from another another language.
Loath adjUnwillingness to do something contrary to your custom. 2. antipathetic to new ideas averse to taking risks. 2. clearly indisposed towards. 3. fitted to cause loathing, exciting disgust, disgusting.
Loath phr"Nothing Loath" - not at all unwilling.
Loathe vbTo find repugnant. 2. to hate, to feel extreme disgust at, or aversion for. 3. to dislike greatly; to abhor, to hate, to detest, to abominate, to execrate; to feel disgust or nausea. [Obs.] 3.dislike, hate, mislike, not care for, shrink from, shudder at, spurn.
Loathed adjHated, detested, strongly-disliked.
Loathedness nThe state or condition of being hated, detested or strongly disliked.
Loather nOne who hates or loathes, or abominates.
Loathful adj.Full of loathing; hating, abhorring. 2. causing a feeling of loathing; disgusting. 3. that is the object of loathe or disgust. 4. hateful, loathsome.
Loathfully advIn a loathfull manner. 2. with reluctance.
Loathiness nthe state or quality of being loathy.
Loathing nHate, coupled with disgust
Loathingly advIn a loathing manner; as one who feels a loathing or disgust.
Loathing-stock nAn object of loathing.
Loathless adjInnocent, not repugnant, or detestable.
Loathlessness nThe quality of state of being of being innocent 2. innocence
Loathlihood nLoathsomeness.
Loathliness nQuality of being loathly. 2. hatefulness, loathsomeness.
Loathly adjUnwilling, reluctant, offensive, disgusting.
Loathly advLoathsome, so as to cause loathing. 2. unwillingly, reluctant. 3. very offensive, arousingly, disgustingly, with aversion,
Loathness nUnwillingness, reluctance, disinclination.
Loathsome adjCausing or able to cause nausea. 2. highly offensive, arousing aversion or disgust, disgusting, distasteful, loathish, loathsome, repellent, skanky.
Loathsomely advIn a loathsome manner.
Loathsomeness nThe quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions, vileness, repulsiveness, wickedness. 2. loathliness
Loathy adjCausing hatred or disgust, repulsive; loathsome.
Loaves phr"Loaves and Fishes" (fig. after John V1. 26)- pecuniary benefit after a motive for religious profession (or, on occasion for a show of public spirit)
Lob nA spider
Lobster nOE. loppestre: crayfish, grasshopper. 1. a marine crustacean (genus: Homarus) much used as food, having a large first pair of ambulatory legs, which form the claws, and compound eyes carried on flexible stalks
Lobster-back nA red-coat, a British soldier during the American revolution.
Lobsterdom nThe realm of lobster.
Lobsterish adjSimilar in shape, form and color to a lobster.
Lobster-like adjResembling or characteristic of a lobster in some aspect.
Lobsterling adjA young lobster.
Lobster-man nA fisherman who catches lobster.
Lobster-pot nA wire pot-shaped container used to trap lobster.
Lobster shift nA work shift during the latter part of the night; a graveyard shift.
Lobstery adjResembling a lobster; red-coloured.
Lock nA tuft or strand of hair; tress. 2. a small quantity of hay, wool, etc. 3. in plural-locks: hair.
Lock n A fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed. 2. a strand or cluster of hair; syn: lock, curl, ringlet, whorl. 3. a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun 4. enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be close to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it lock; a lock chamber. 5. a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key; lock, ignition lock. 6. any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured.
Lock vbFasten with a lock. 2. keep engaged; engage, mesh, lock, operate. 3. become rigid or immovable; 4. hold in a locking position; lock, interlock, interlace. 5: become engaged or inter-meshed with one another. 6: hold fast (in a certain state; that is locked in laughter.) 7. place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape; lock away, lock, put away, shut up, shut away, lock up. 8. pass by means through a lock in a waterway. 9. build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels.
Lock sfxA suffix surviving in Modern English only in 'wedlock'; the element in compositions as, bride-lock: nuptials; fight-lock: war; reave-lock: robbery; wed-lock: pledge-giving; wrought-lock: calumny; witelock: punishment.
Lock phr"Behind Locked Doors" - in secret.
Lock phr"Fickle Under Her Lock.": full of guile.
Lock phr"Lock and Load" - a command to prepare a weapon for battle. 2. (sl) prepare for an imminent event.
Lock phr"Lock Away" - put for safe keeping in a drawer and safe, bank etc. 2. lock up.
Lock phr"Lock Horns With" - to have another argument with another. 2. of a horned beast - to entangle with horns mutually in fighting. 3. to engage in combat (with someone).
Lock phr"Lock In" - to close with or as with a tight seal. 2. to place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape. 2. to lock away, lock up, prevent (somebody, something) from leaving, besiege. 4. deliberately put someone in a room, and lock with a key. 5. lock somebody in a room, etc. by mistake.
Lock phr"Lock in Clay" - bury, inter, entomb.
Lock phr"Lock Lips" - to kiss.
Lock phr"Lock On" -to obscure with attention. 2. to lock on as or consider, think of, regard as, take to be.
Lock phr"Lock Onto Something" - of a missile to find and follow a target by radar or a similar means. 2. of a dog that locks it jaws on an a person or another animal.
Lock phrLock Out"- the act or an industrial relations act of preventing employees working or entering a workplace during a strike (usually in response to planned industrial action.)
Lock phr"Lock Someone Up In An Old Oak Chest" - put in a safe place and out of mind.
Lock phr"Lock Something Up in the Old Oak Chest" - to put in a safe place and out of mind.
Lock phr"Lock Up" - to secure by locking, as by making a house secure by locking the windows and doors. 2. to place in a place where something cannot be removed (as money in a locked drawer)or someone (prisoner) cannot be escape. 3. to lock away; to put away, shut away, imprison, incarcerate. 4. lock up in, enclose, contain in. 5. invest money in such a way that it cannot be turned into cash.
Lock phr"On the Lock" - an occupation of one who locks prison cells; a warder.
Lock phr"Under Lock and Key" - in a locked room, container; locked away safely and securely.
Lock-box nIn Late OE: container for money' 2. in banking, a service offered by commercial banks that simplifies collection and processing of accounts receivable by having those organizations customer's payments mailed directly to a location accessible to the bank. 3. a post-office box hired from postal authorities or a private organization as a collection point for mail.
Lock-down nThe act of confining prisoners to their cells, usu. to regain control during a riot by inmates
Locked adjOf a door that has been locked by a key. 2. (sl) intoxicated, drunk. 3. of hair, as in 'golden-locked; long-locked'.
Locker nA storage compartment for goods and valuables, usu it has a lock. 2. a fastener that locks or closes. 3. a trunk for storing possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed. 4. a compartment, or chest , drawer esp. one in a ship that cannot be closed with a lock.
Locker room nA room at a sporting club or place of one's occupation which contains lockers for the temporary storage of clothing or/and personal possessions.
Lockfast adjFirmly fastened and secured by lock and key.
Lockful adjAn enough water to fill a canal lock.
Lock-in nThe action or fact of locking in a person or thing.
Locking nThe act or action of securing or fastening something with a key or by electronic means. 2. a system of locking something by key or electronically.
Locking adjAble to be locked.
Lock-keeper nA person responsible for operating and maintaining locks on a canal.
Lock key nA computer software, security program. 2. a watchman, security guard, prison warder etc.
Lockless adjHaving no locks in various senses: bald without hair; unsecured, without a lock and key.
Locklips vbTo kiss.
Locklike adjresembling or characteristic of a lock
Lock-making nThe making of locks and keys.
Lockman nA worker in charge of a lock on a canal. 2. a lockmaster, lock-keeper. 3. public executioner.
Looknut nA second nut, screwed down into another in order to prevent it slipping.
Lock-on nT.he commencement of automatic tracking a aircraft, tank etc. 2. the establishment of a rigid physical connect
Lock out nThe prevention of employees from working during a strike.
Lockring nIn bicyling: a threaded washer use to prevent components becoming loose during rotation.
Locks nA piece of hair. 2. dreadlocks.
Lockside nAn area to the side of a canal lock.
Locksmith nA person whose occupation is to install, open, repair or mend locks.
Locksmithing nThe practice of a locksmith or one who studies and practices locksmithing. 2. the practice of betting on a 'sure thing' or certain winner.
Locksmithy adjThe work of a locksmith
Lock step nA mode of marching by a body of men going one after another as closely as possible , in which the leg of each moves at the same time with the corresponding leg of the person before him. 2. fig. the slavish copying of one person's actions with another; as political party members act or vote in lockstep with their leadership.
Lockstile nThat part of a door into which the lock is fitted.
Lockstitch nA stitch made by a sewing machinein which two threads are interlocked.
Locktime nThe time (a nano-second) from which the trigger of a gun is pulled until the firing pin strikes the primer. 2. a lock, often with a bank or other financial organization) that cannot be unlocked before a specified time.
Lock-up nA place used to imprison (sometimes temporarily) criminals or military personnel. 2. a jail, prison, penitentiary.
Lock-up house nA place used temporarily as a prison.
Lock up shop nA detached apartment used as a shop and locked up at night. 2. slang: a police station( a lock-up shop.
Lock-weir nA lock situated on a weir.
Locky adjOf or pertaining to locks (of hair). 2. having hairy locks in abundance. 3. that is locked by a key, etc.
Lodder nA beggar, mendicant, alms-seeker. 2. a poor wretch.
Lodderly advIn a cadging manner,with mendicancy. 2. wretched, impoverished, needy, base
Lode nWay, journey, coarse, road. 2. watercourse, stream, aqueduct, channel, open drain in fenny country. 3. lead, guidance, pilot or to act asa pilot. 4. object of attraction, lodestar. 5. a vein of metal ore.
Lodeman nLeader, guide, pilot, steerman, lodesman.
Lodeship nA pilot boat.
Lodestar nA star that leads the way, esp, the Pole Star, a guiding star that on which one's attention and or hopes are fixed.
Lodestone nA naturally occurring magnet. 2. a mineral magnetite.
Lodewort nRanunculus acquatilis, water crowfoot.
Lof(e) nPraise. 2. price, value; set at a price or for sale. 3. chance, choice, opportunity.
Lof-like adjDesirous of praise.
Lofsong nA song of praise, hymn, psalm.
Lof-singer nPsalmist, singer of hymns.
Loft nLate OE (from Old Norse) Air, sky, upper region. 2. of high voice, in loud song: "on or upon the loft" 3. an attic, pigeon house or loft, upper story or floor of a house or factory; a penthouse. 3. a place where sails are made. 4. elevation, uplift.
Lofted adjOf a building having more than storey. 2. raised or elevated into the air.
Lofter nOne who lives in a loft or attic. 2. a golf club used for lofting the ball.
Lofthead nAn overhead cavity in a cave or mine-shaft caused by a fall of roof.
Loftily advIn a lofty manner or elevated position; in a raised or elevated place; upon high. 2. of a haughty manner. 3. of the spirit: a positive, purposeful feeling. 4. eminently, haughtily.
Loftiness nA high or elevated state of quality. 2. a raising of character, feeling, state of lofty thought (sometimes through pride, presumption, arrogant, grandeur.
Lofting nRoofing, ceiling, or flooring.
Loftless adjHaving no upper story.
Lofty adjElevated, as in position, character, language or quality. 2. exalted, haughty, stately. 3. eminent, grand, high, sublime.
Lofty-like adjResembling or characteristic of being lofty in some aspect.
Lofty-minded adjNoble, chivalry, high-minded, idealistic, exalted, high-flown.
Lof-word nWords of praise; (the forms show a confusion with "Love".)
London bridge nMany historical bridges named London Bridge have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London. The current crossing, which opened to traffic in 1974, is a box girder bridge built from concrete and steel. This replaced a 19th-century stone-arched bridge, which in turn superseded a 600-year-old medieval structure. This was preceded by a succession of timber bridges, the first built by the Roman founders of London
London town nPredominantly the central fifteen or so boroughs around London.
Lone adjAphetic of alone (all & one)
Lone phr"Lone It" - go it alone; do it yourself.
Lone phr"Play A Lone Hand" - struggle, persist, battle on by oneself, often against overwhelming odds.
Lonedom nSolitariness.
Loneful adjLonely, forlorn.
Lonelihood nLoneliness.
Loneliness nA state of being alone. 2. a feeling of suffering depression, sadness resulting from being alone. 3. the condition of being lonely from solitude, solitariness, want of human interest. 5. the state of being unfrequented by others. 6. lonesomeness, solitude, secluded, forsaken, abandoned, isolated.
Loneling nA single child, as opposed to twins.
Lonely advalone, in want of the company of others. 2. having the feeling of depression and ssadness resulting. from the consciousness of being alone, lonesome. 3. unfrequented by others solitarily, desolately. 4. physically and mentally apart from others; lone, unfrequented, secluded, forlorn.
Lonely phr"Miss Lonely Hearts" - a person in need of love, friendship, sympathy (the implication usually being that one is too shy or inhibited to find it for herself (also male equivalent 'Mr Lonely Hearts').
Lonely-heart(s) nA sentimental term or name for a friendless person.
Lonely-hearted adjYearning for affection, touch, true love and genuine companionship of (an)other.
Lonelyish adjSomewhat lonely.
Loner nA person who avoids company and prefers to be alone.
Loneness nThe quality or condition being alone; solitariness, loneliness, lonesomeness.
Lonesome adjUnhappy from being alone, lonely.
Lonesome phr"On (By) One's Lonesome" - on one's own; alone; oneself alone, without company or assistance.
Lonesomely advIn a lonesome manner, a way missing companionship.
Lonesomeness nIn a state of being lonesome.
Lone wolf nA wolf not part of the pack. 2. a person who avoids the company of others; alone. 3. someone who commits violent act in the name of a group or ideology.
Long nA music note formerly used in music, half the length of a large, twice that of a breve. 2. the longest dimension; the greatest extent, as in the phrase the long and short of it, that is, the sum and substance of it. 3. in a short amount of time, as 'they claimed they would be finished before long'.
Long conjDuration of a plan or idea, usually referring to the future; as long as.
Long vbTo have a strong longing for; to covet, hanker, wish, yearn for.
Long adjDrawn out in a line, or in the direction of length; protracted; extended; as, a long line; -- opposed to short,and distinguished from broad or wide. 2. drawn out or extended in time; continued through a considerable tine, or to a great length; as, a long series of events; a long debate; a long drama; a long history; a long book. 3. slow in passing; causing weariness by length or duration; lingering; as, long hours of watching. 4. occurring or coming after an extended interval; distant in time; far away. 5. having a length of the specified measure; of a specified length; as, a span long; a yard long; a mile long, that is, extended to the measure of a mile, etc. 6. Far-reaching; extensive. 7. (Phonetics) prolonged, or relatively more prolonged, in utterance; -- said of vowels and syllables. 8. (Fin. & Com.) having a supply of stocks or goods; prepared for, or depending for a profit upon, advance in prices; as, long of cotton. Hence, the phrases: to be, or

go, long of the market, to be on the long side of the market, to hold products or securities for a rise in price, esp. when bought on a margin. Contrasted to short.

Long advTo a great extent in space; as, a long drawn out line. 2. to a great extent in time; during a long time. 3. at a point of duration far distant, either prior or posterior; as, not long before; as, 'not long after the Conquest'. 4. through the whole extent or duration. 5. through an extent of time, more or less; -- only in question; as, how long will you be gone?
Longpfx"Long" is used as a prefix in a large number of compound adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as, long-armed, long-beaked, long-haired, long-horned, long-necked, long-sleeved, long-tailed, long- worded, etc.
Long prpBy means of, by fault of of, because of.
Long sfx"Long" used as a suffix in a large number of compound adjectives which are mostly of obvious meaning; as, 'headlong, sidelong, etc.
Long phr"As Long As" - assuming, providing that, depending upon some condition or requirement.
Long phr"As Long as the Day" - (as the day is long)- unceasingly. 2. very thoroughly; to a very high degree.
Long phr"At Long Last" - finally.
Long phr"By a Long Chalk" - very considerably.
Long phr"Draw a Long Bow" - to come to a conclusion which while possible is unlikely on the known facts. 2. make exaggerated statements.
Long phr"Draw the Long Straw" - to select the longest straw or other object whilst drawing straws. 2. (idiomatic) to be selected to do a desirable task
Long phr"Draw the Short Straw" - to select the shortest straw or other object whilst drawing straws. 2. (idiomatic) to be selected to do an undesirable task
Long phr"For Long Together" - destined to continue
Long phr"Go A Long Way Towards" - be nearly enough for or to.
Long phr"Have a Long Arm of the Law" - (simile) very long, far reaching power and influence of the law.
Long phr"Have a Long Head" - to have a farseeing or sagacious mind.
Long phr"Have a Long Tongue" - talkative, loquacious.
Long phr"He Must Have a Long Spoon, that Sups with the Devil" - great care is needed when negotiating deals with disreputable parties.
Long phr"In the Long Run" - eventually, after a very long time. 2. over a long period.
Long phr"It's a Long Time Between Drinks" - activity is occurring very spasmodically.
Long phr"It's as Broad as It's Long" - either way is as good as the others. 2. it doesn't really matter
Long phr"It Will be Long First, ere It Be Long"
Long phr"Long Ago" - a time in the distant or remote past. 2. that has long gone by.
Long phr"Long and By Last" - in the end.
Long phr"Long And Short of It" - a shortened or abbreviated account of. 2. all that needs to be said of it. 3. the gist, the essence or substance, the most important r salient features.
Long phr"Long and Short of It" - see: "The Short and Long of It" : the sum total, the substance, the upstart.
Long phr"Long As My Arm" - (the) - the influence or effectiveness of law enforcement institutions, law enforcement officers collectively.
Long phr"Long-breathed" - full of breathed, talkative, full of chatter.
Long phr"Long Drawn Out" - extended in time.
Long phr"Long Drink of Water" - a very draw person.
Long phr"Long Enough" - a phrase expressing the hopelessness of result, 'that's long enough for anyone'.
Long phr"Long-felt Need" - something that needs to be invented.
Long phr"Long For" - desire, yearned or wish for something strongly, as success, money, fame.
Long phr"Long In the Tooth" - old, to be old, aging, of advance years (originally said horses).
Long phr"Long Line of Teachers" - a succession of people representing a family, type or profession.
Long phr"Long Live the King" - may thr King live a long time. 2. may somebody's or someone's influence continue.
Long phr"Long Of Life" - longevity.
Long phr"Long On" - possessing a copious capacity. 2. at a time in the future.
Long phr"Long Row to Hoe" - (idiomatic) a difficult, arduous task or set of tasks. 2. a lengthy, demanding project.
Long phr"Long Sought After" - seeking or endeavouring to obtain or attained for a long time.
Long phr"Long Time Between Drinks" - activity occurring not often or very spasmodically.
Long phr"Long Time, No Hear" - i haven't heard you for a long time.
Long phr"Long Time, No See" - i haven't seen you, we haven't met, for a long time.
Loud phr"Loud and Long" - loudly and continuously for a few seconds or minutes.
Long phr"Make Short of Long" - to make a long story short.
Long phr"Night of the Long Knife" - a treacherous massacre (as according to legend) on the British by Hengst in 472; and, of Hitler by Ernst Roehm in June 1934. Hence used allusively of any similarity decisive or ruthless action.
Long phr"No Longer" - not now, formerly, as "this can go on no longer".
Long phr"Not by a Long Shot" - decidedly not; not at all.
Long phr"Not Long For This World" - moribund, on the point of death; in the death throes.
Long phr"Of Long" - since a remote period, for a long time past.
Long phr"So???? Long" - goodbye, farewell.
Long phr"That's a Long Shot" - there is only a remote possibility or chance of success.
Long phr"That Long" - that length of time.
Long phr"The Short and Long of It" - the sum total, the substance, the upstart, the long and short of it.
Long phr"Think Long and Hard" - consider (a situation)very carefully
Long phr"This Long" - for this time.
Long phr"Through Long and Broad" - through the length and breadth.
Long phr"Throw a Long Shadow" - to have wide and important ramification.
Long phr"Umbe long" - after a long time.
Long phr"Win By a Long Chalk" - to win decisively and conclusively.
Long black n(In New Zealand & Australia) -a regular sized cup of espresso coffee without milk, being a diluted version of a short black.
Long board nA large skateboard, of about 90-150cm in length. 2. a large surfboard, around nine to 2.7 to 3cm. long with a wide nose.
Long boarder nOne who rides a long board.
Long-boarding nthe act of riding a long board.
Long boat nIn the era of sailing ships, a vessel which carries several boats; one would be a long boat, an open boat to be rowed by approximately ten oarsman.
Long bone nA long bone(s), as the tibia, femur, etc., are those that are longer than they are wide.
Long bownA large bow pulled back by hand, and shooting a long-feathered arrow. It was the chief weapon from the C14th until the invention and introduction of firearms.
Long bowman nOne who is armed with, and shoots a long bow; an archer.
Long-buried adjOne is a long-time dead.
Long cloth nA fine, soft cotton cloth of woven or loosely twisted yarns.
Long clothes nA baby first dress.
Long-dead adjPassed away decades ago, as a 'long-dead forefather'.
Long-dog nThe greyhound.
Long-drawn adjExtended to a great length. 2. protracted; prolonged, tedious.
Long-drawn-out adjContinuing for a long time; protracted, tedious; prolonged.
Long drink nA relatively weak alcoholic drink, with lots of ice and water.
Long-drop nA form of gallows which the trapdoor is taken away from under the feet of the person to be executed.
Long-felt adjOf a traumatic experience suffered long ago, but still affecting one deeply, intensely and profoundly.
Long finger nthe middle-finger. 2. a state of postponement or procrastination. 3. slang: hire purchase credit.
Long-fingered adjHaving slender fingers.
Longful adjLongingly.
Longfully advWith longing looks, longingly.
Long-gone adjOf a time long ago.
Long green nA slang word for money, especially in the form of cash, and (often preceded by 'the' or 'some').
Longhand nThe written characters used in the common method of writing, opposed to shorthand, or typing or printing; handwriting.
Longhand advTo write something by hand in normal characters, as opposed to shorthand. 2. to write something out by hand (with a pen or pencil) rather than printing out; handwritten.
Longhair nA person with hair longer than the norm, especially someone viewed as bohemian, non-conventional or a hippie. 2. person with a deep interest in the classical arts, especially music. 3. person considered to have excessively refined taste for the arts. 4. cat with hair longer than the norm.
Long-haired adjA brainy person, an intellectual aesthete. 2. a hippie, beatnik. 3. a devotee of the classical arts. 2. a cat with long hair.
Long-headed adjHaving or with the capacity for calculation and forethought.
Long-headedness nThe physical feature of one with long-headed. 2. intelligence, with the capacity for calculation and forethought.
Long-held adjSomething assumed, proposed, believed etc. for a long time.
Long-home nThe grave, the tomb.
Long-horn nA breed of cattle having long horns.
Long-house nA type of a long, proportionately narrow, single-roomed building built by people in various parts of the world including Asia, Europe,and North America
Long-hundred nThe 'great hundred' is a hundred of six-score or twelfty used in Germanic languages prior to the C15th.
Long-in-the-Mouth adjOf food requiring a long time to chew.
Longing nA prolonged, unfulfilled desire or need. 2. an eager desire; an earnest wish or craving. 3. specifically, in pathology one of the peculiar and often whimsical desires experienced by pregnant women. 4. hankering, yearning, aspiration, wishing.
Longingly advIn a longing manner or way; yearningly, in a desiring way, in a whim.
Longish adjSomewhat or rather long.
Long-keeping adjAble to be kept for a long time; long-life.
Long-lasting nThe fact of lasting for a long time.
Long-lasting adjThat lasts a long time.
Long-leafed adjOf plants having long leafs; long-leaved.
Long-legged adjHaving long legs.
Long-lifed adjRemaining operable or existing for a very long time.
Long line nA line used in commercial fishing.
Long-liner nA fishing vessel using long-line techniques in commercial fishing.
Long-lining nA commercial fishing technique using a long line, often called the main line.
Long-listed adjThe opposite of short-listed; placed on a list of candidates for future rather than current consideration for appointment to a job, selection for a gifts, etc.
Longlived adjLongevity; longeval; lasting a long time.
Long-livedness nThe state or condition of longevity.
Long-livernOne having a long life or existence.
Long-living adjLiving for a long time.
Long-lost adjHaving been missing or unknown for a long period of time.
Longly advFor a long while. 2. at considerable length; said of a speech, etc.
Long-mark nA birthmark or naevus.
Long-minded adjPatient.
Long-mindedness nThe state or quality of being patient; long-willed.
Long-mood adjOf a patient mind, long-suffering.
Longness nLength in various senses or meaning. 2. long continuance, protractedness, delay.
Long-nosed adjHaving a long nose or beak.
Long-paddock nA grassed verge of a public road, used as a source of pasture for cattle, sleep etc, in times of drought. 2. the stock route to the market.
Long-past adjOf a period a long time ago.
Long-pig nHuman flesh, as prepared for a cannibal feast; a maori or polynesian word.
Long-playing adjReferring to records (musical) that recorded a greater amount of sound than previous versions had.
Long-rains nIn the tropics, the rainy season.
Long run nAn extended period of time.
Long-running adjOperating for a relatively extended period of time.
Long-settled adjSettled or put in place a long time ago.
Long-shadowed adjCasing a long shadow, or shade.
Long shanks nA term of derision for a person with extremely long legs. 2. a bird with long legs, as a crane, plover, etc. 3. a nickname for Edward the first of England on account of his long legs.
Longship nA type of naval vessel used by the Vikings.
Long-shore adjExisting or frequenting the shore. 2. found or employed along the shore. 3. parallel or laid down along a shore.
Long-shoring nWork done by longshoremen or dock workers.
Long-shoreman nA waterside or dock worker.
Long shot nA bet made with little cahnce of winning and hence at great odds. 2. something backed at great odds, as a horse. A guess.
Long-sided adjOf clothing: long and sweeping. 2. having long sides.
Long-sighted adjHaving the capacity for seeing long distances. 2. seeing far or at a great distance; sagacious. 3. far-sighted, hypermetropic.
Long-sightedness nThe state or condition of having the capacity for seeing long distances.
Long-since advFor along time.
Long-sleeved adjOf clothing having long-sleeves.
Longsome adjLong lasting, lengthy, tedious; irksome. 2. dilatory, slow.
Longsomely advIn a longsome, long-lasting or tedious manner; lengthily.
Long-someness nThe quality of being longsome; lengthiness.
Long-span nSpanning over a long period of time.
Long-spun adjSpun out or extended to a great length.
Long-standing adjExisting for a long time.
Long-sweetening adjMolasses.
Longsword nA type of sword that is comparatively long, depending on context applied to swords of the Bronze age, Viking or Renaissance era.
Long-tailed adjOf various birds or animals having a long tail, as the pheasant..
Long-threatened adjMenacing or potentially dangerous during a long period of time.
Long-time nA long period of time.
Long-timer nA prisoner incarcerated from a long period.
Long tongue nLoquacity
Long-tongued adjHaving much to say, chatty, babbling, talkative.
Long-toughened adjInured; harden by use; accustomed to by habit.
Long-wandering adjOf, or pertaining to a diaspora 2. peripatetic.
Long-warped adjOblong.
Longways advIn the direction of the length of anything. 2. longwise, of longitude, longitudinally.
Long-wedded adjMarried for a long time.
Long-weekend nA weekend extended by one or more days.
Long-willed adjPatient, long-minded.
Long-winded adjBoring, tedious and loquacious or lengthy in speech and explanation. 2. able to run long-distances without becoming short of breath.
Long-windedly advIn a prolixity, verbosity and long-winded in manner of speech and explanation.
Long-windedness nThe quality of being boring and unnecessary verbose.
Longwise advLengthways, lengthwise; longways,
Long-withheld adjHeld back, kept back, retrained not granted for a long time.
Longwool nA domestic sheep having long wool.
Long words advLengthy by discourse.
Lonish adjSomewhat lonely.
Look vb(Often with "at") to try to see, to pay attention to with one’s eyes. 2. to appear, to seem. 3. to give an appearance of being.( often with "for") 4. to search for, to try to find. 5. to face or present a view. 6. to expect or anticipate. 7. to express or manifest by a look. 8. (often with "to") to make sure of, to see to 9. (dated, sometimes figuratively. 10. to show oneself in looking. 11. to look out of the window [i.e. lean out. 12. (obs) To look at; to turn the eyes towards. 13. (obs) to seek; to search for. 14. (obs) to expect. 15. (obs) to influence, overawe, or subdue by looks or presence. 16. to look down opposition. 17. stare, gaze, look. 18. to pay attention.
Look nThe action of looking, an attempt to see. 2. physical appearance, visual impression. 3. a facial expression.
Look intjAn imperatives used as interjections. You can replace it with Listen! Hey! or Gosh! or other exclamations, and the effect is essentially the same: pay attention to what I'm saying.
Look phr"A Cat May Look at a King" - to become pretentious.
Look phr"At the Look" - at first sight.
Look phr"Be In Goods Looks" - to be looking well, to present an healthy appearance.
Look phr"Faraway Fields Look Greener" - activities of which one has no experience seem much easier than is really the case.
Look phr"For the Look of the Thing" - for the sake of appearance.
Look phr"From Or by the Looks" - an expression of the quality or nature of something.
Look phr"Give Someone a Black Look" - to indicate one's displeasure with another.
Look phr"Go Look" - find it out (a contemptuous way of refusing information.
Look phr"Have a Look At" - look at for the purpose of examining.
Look phr"Have a Look-in" - to be successful.
Look phr"Have the Look Of." - vaguely resembling. 2. to remind one of the appearance of a person or thing.
Look phr"If Looks Could Slay" - used to denote an expression of hostility.
Look phr"It Doesn't Look Good" - no conveniently correct and likely to make others think badly of one.
Look phr"It Looks Like" - it seems likely that (for example rain, etc)
Lose phr"Keep One's Looks" - still good looking as when one was younger., or something was newer.
Look phr"Live and Look" - to retain one's faculties.
Look phr"Look About" - to make a search in various parts of a room, town, countryside. 2. to turn one's eyes to surrounding objects. 3. to examine one's position and circumstances. 4. to be apprehensive.
Look phr"Look After" - be responsible for doing something, care for, take care of, or tending to someone who is unwell. 2. protect one's own interest
Look phr"Look Ahead (to)" - project oneself into the future. 2. an action of judging what can happen or is likely to happen (in the immediate0 future.
Look phr"Look Alive" - be alert or aware.
Look phr"Look Aloft" - to aspire, be ambitious. 2. look skywards.
Look phr"Look and Feel (for)" - the way that something appears to a user, customer, and whether it has appeal.
Look phr"Look Aside" -to turn one's eyes to the side. 2. look obliquely
Look phr"Look As If" - to have an appearance suggesting belief that..
Look phr"Look At" - examine something closely (to establish its genuineness or value.) 2. to examine for possible damage, fault, problem; disease. 3. look at with respect or judge with respect to appearance.
Look phr"Look At Someone Sideways" - to politely and without word indicate some annoyance or displeasure.
Look phr"Look Back" - return to in one thoughts, cast one's mind back to an event, time, change. 2. to think about something that happened in the past.
Look phr"Look Back At" - return the look or glance of another.
Look phr"Look Back On" - return to in one thoughts, cast one's mind back to an event, time, change.
Look phr"Look Before One's Leap" - act with caution before you undertake an action or enterprise,
Look phr"Look Beyond" - place oneself imaginably in the future.
Look phr"Look Black" - show no signs of hope; or improvement, in the future.
Look phr"Look Blue" - appear to be depressed or unhappy.
Look phr"Look Down" - lower one's eyes, gaze (sometimes shyly.)
Look phr"Look Down On" - to regard condescendingly or contemptuously. 2. despise, consider as inferior. 3. to hold in contempt, to scorn, to consider oneself superior to.
Look phr"Look Down One's Nose (at)" - regard something or somebody in a superior, condescending way.

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Look phr"Look Downwards" - look downwards, often as a sign of ??????
Look phr"Look For" - to search for, seek, search for, try to find. 2. to expect.
Look phr"Look for a Fight" - actively seek an argument/challenge.
Look phr"Look for a Needle in a Haystack" - try to find something (small) that is lost amongst other things.
Look phr"Look Forward" - to anticipate with pleasure or pleasurably, as a holiday, party, birthday.
Look phr"Look Forward to" - to anticipate pleasurably.
Look phr"Look Good" - look appealing and/or attractive.
Look phr"Look Here" - brusque or abrupt mode of address, order, reprimand, look here, let me explain. 2. a brusque preface to an order, expostulation, reprimand, rebuke etc.
Look phr"Look in the Eye" - look at somebody fearlessly or without shame.
Look phr"Look In On" - to pay an informal, call, short visit ( to often check on the welfare of someone.) 2. call on, or visit briefly.
Look phr"Look Into" -to examine; make an inquiry. 2. investigate, inquire into a case, matter, question.
Look phr"Look Like" - to have the appearance of being; resemble. 2. to indicate the probability of. 3. appear probable that.
Look phr"Look Lively" - hurry up, be quick, look sharp.
Look phr"Look No Hands" - see how skillful and daring I am (of children riding a bike without holding the handlebars.)
Look phr"Look Off" - to turn away one's eyes.
Look phr"Look On" - be a spectator. 2. regard or consider to be a friend, foe, etc. 3. regard with distrust, suspicion, disfavor.
Look phr"Look On Ahead" - to look forward into the future.
Look phr"Look One's Best" - looks as specially attractive, beautiful, healthy, tidy, etc as possible.
Look phr"Look Oneself" -to appear to be in one's usual health.
Look phr"Look on the Bright Side" - be optimistic.
Look phr"Look on the Dark Side" - be pessimistic.
Look phr"Look Onto" - Have or command a view of something, as the seascape. 2. look out on.
Look phr"Look Out" - take care, attend to, beware, mind out. 2. search for and find.; search for carefully
Look phr"Look Out For" - search for carefully; watch out for. 2. try to find.
Look phr"Look Out Of" - direct one's look or gaze through a window.
Look phr"Look Over" - to peruse or inspect closely; scrutinize, cast one's eyes over, to examine various things; go over casually, look through, pass in review. 2. ignore, leave out of consideration, overlook. 3. take care of, look after. 4. survey, inspect, do a tour of inspection of, go over a house, farm, factory, etc.
Look phr"Look Sharp" - to keep a strict watch. 2. (slang) - be very well dressed or attired. 2. be quick, look lively, hurry up.
Look phr"Look Sheepish" - look guilty; look embarrassed
Look phr"Look Small" -appear to be foolish, insignificant.
Look phr"Look Somebody's Way" - glance in the direction of another.
Look phr"Looks Though Butter Wouldn't Melt in His/her Melt" - that person looks so innocent, appearing demur, and incapable of anything other than the correct behavior.
Look phr"Looks Though He's Been Dragged Through a Hedge Backwards" - a look of being disheveled, or slept in his/her clothes for a week. 2. looks though he has slept in his clothes for a week
Look phr"Looks Though He/She Has Seen a Ghost" - look pale, shocked, frightened.
Look phr"Looks Though He Has Slept in his Clothes for a Week" - a look of being disheveled, or slept in his/her clothes for a week. 2. looks though he's been dragged through a hedge backwards.
Look phr"Looks Though Something Has been Stirred with a Stick" - look of untidiness, in a muddle, in disarray.
Look phr"Look the Other Way" - deliberately ignore. 2. deliberately ignore the wrongdoing of others.
Look phr"Look Through" - to direct one's view over the whole of. 2. peruse cursorily (briefly or summarily)through from end to end, as a book, collection, notes etc.. 3. inspect carefully part by part, as an application, recommendation. 4. to be visible through a telescope, etc. 5 direct one's sight through a window, an aperture, etc. 6. not see something that is clearly visible; 'penetrate with a look or a glance. 7. deliberately ignore somebody (friend, colleague) who one can plainly see (as a rebuff); ignore someone in an icily superior way.
Look phr"Look To (Somebody)" - choose especially someone or something for support, care for or help. 2. rely on, expect of somebody to do something
Look phr"Look Towards" - look in the direction of . 2. face, as a house from whose front you can see the ocean, etc.
Look phr"Look Twi" - to appear or have clothing that looks plain, or neither one thing or the other.
Look phr"Look Under" - to look beneath.
Look phr"Look Up" - raise one's eyes upwards. 2. of things or a situation looking better, improving. 3. seek information, knowledge, try to find, detail of out about from books, magazine or internet. 4. search for somebody's house in order to pay them a visit.
Look phr"Look Up and Down" - look at in an admiring way, sexually calculating; or with contempt, sneering or mockingly. 2. to scrutinize from head to foot.
Look phr"Look Upon" - to pay regard to; esp. favourably 2. hold one in esteem.
Look phr"Look Up To (Somebody)" - admire, look upon with respect or admiration. 2. to direct the face or eyes towards another. 3. to raise the eyes towards.
Look phr"Look What the Cat ragged In" -
Look phr"Look Who's Here" - see or become aware of who has just arrived.
Look phr"Look Who's Talking" -
Look phr"Look You" - a strong warning to others that you will not tolerate their behavior towards you; look here.
Lock phr"Need to Look Over One's Shoulder" - to be subject to an attack which is not obvious.
Look phr"Never Look Back" - to continue to be successful after doing something with a good result.
Look phr"Not Anything to Look At" - to find unattractive or show or have no romantic interest in.
Look phr"Not Get a Look In" - be excluded, ignored.
Look phr"Not Know Which Way to Look" - to be embarrassed.
Look phr"Not Like the Look of (Something/Someone)" - be suspicious of something or someone.
Look phr"Not Look At" - not consider or entertain a proposal, suggestion, offer.
Look phr"Not Look in the Eye" - not look fearlessly in the eye without shame.
Look phr"Not Much to Look at" - not very good looking; unattractive.
Look phr"Now Look What You Have Done" - an expression of rebuke.
Look phr"Of A Good Look" - of a good or attractive appearance.
Look phr"One's Own Look-out" - something that is one's own responsibility.
Look phr"Things look Black" - there is little hope of success or prosperity or a favorable outcome.
Look phr"To Look In" - to receive pictures by television.
Look phr"Upon the Look" - engaged in looking for.
Look-ahead nAn action of judging what can happen or is likely to happen (in the immediate0 future).
Look-alike nSomething or someone that closely resembles another in appearance.
Look-and-say nA method of researching reading by identifying each word as a whole (as opposed to treating words as a separate letters).
Look-aside nLook to the size not straight ahead.
Look-book nA comprehensive directory of fashion-related companies and people.
Lookbook vbTo locate fashion-related information by means of a directory.
Look-Down-Shoot-Down adjA radar system having a capability to detect, track and guide a weapon to an air target moving below the horizon as seen by the radar.
Looked adjHaving an aspect of a certain kind, and precede by a defining adjective, as 'free-willed'.
Looker nAn attractive girl: "a good looker." 2. one who looks or watches.
Looker-in nA viewer of television.
Looker-on nA spectator, on-looker, fig. a fence-sitter: one who vacillates or wavers. 2. a beholder, spectator, eye-witness, on-looker.
Looker-upper nOne who looks something up (seeks to find)in a book etc.
Look-in nA hasty, casual glance, peep, a short, cursory visit. 2. colloquially, an opportunity or chance to take part or be involved in something, usually with a chance of success, or a share of attention.
Looking nThe act of looking.
Looking sfxNoting appearance, as in 'good-looking'.
Looking-after nCaring for one, who is sick or recovering from an operation.
Looking-for nAn expedition.
Looking-forward nThe action of anticipation of future events. 2. the act of looking forward.
Looking-glass nA mirror.
Looking-in nThe act of viewing television, as 'looking-in at TV night after night'.
Looking-on nTo look on without participation or interference.
Looking-over nAn inspection.
Look-out nThe act of watching or looking out; esp. careful or alert watchfulness. 2. a post of observation, also person or group on watch at such a post; one assigned to watch for enemy airplanes, tanks or toops. 3. one who looks or watches for fire outbreak during summer. 4. prospect, outlook, chances of good or bad outcome, as in "good look-out ahead."
Look-out phr"(Be Somebody's or) One's Own Look-Out" - concern or responsibility, as 'It's your own look-out if you win or lose.'
Look-out phr"On the Look-out" - seeking or trying to find out.
Look-over nAn examination, survey, review, perusal.
Looks nOne's physical appearance, as in good-looking, etc.
Look-see nA survey, tour of inspection, reconnaisance, investigation.
Look-up nRetrieval of information about items in an ordered collection.
Lookswise advIn a manner pertaining to looks or appearance.
Looky adj
Loom nLoom: an implement or tool of any kind. 3. an open vessel, a bucket, tub, vat. 4. a vessel, a boat 5. a machine in which yarn or thread is woven--loom-work-- into fabric. 6. a spider's web, a caterpillar's case. 6. the business or process of weaving. 7. a group of wires etc., bound together into a bundle. 8. the penis.
Loose adjON lauss "loose" (OE form was lêas)
Loose phr"Be At a Loose End" - to have nothing particular to do. 2. idle, unoccupied
Loose phr"Break Loose" - to escape from confinement.
Loose phr"Give Loose to" - to express exactly what one thinks or feels.
Loose phr"Have a Loose Tongue" - speak foolishly or indiscreetly.
Loose phr"Loosen Someone's Tongue" - persuade somebody to talk.
Loosen phr"Loosen Up" - make oneself or somebody more physically relaxed or supple; limber up. 2. to relax, become less stiff, formal or solemn.
Loose phr"On the Loose" - behave in an unrestrained manner.
Loose phr"Play Fast and Loose" - to say one thing and do the other.
Loose phr"Tie Up Loose Ends" - complete the minor outstanding items of some substantially finished project.
Loose ends n
Loose-leafed adjHaving detachable leafs as a notebook.
Loose-limbed adjlithe, supple.
Loosely adv
Loosen vbTo unfasten or untie. 2. make loose. 3. to make less compact. 4. to unscrew as a lid. 5. to become loose; to become relaxed.
Loosen phr"Loosen Up" - make oneself or somebody more physically relaxed or supple; limber up. 2. to relax, become less stiff, formal or solemn.
Loosener phrA medicine which loosens the bowels.
Looseness n
Loose threads n
Loose-tongued adjPrattling, indiscreet.
Loove nWidow, relict, lave.
Lop nA spider, also "lop-web" spider web, cobweb.
Lord nOE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See Loaf, and Ward to guard, and laird, lady. 2. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor. 3. A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a baron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank. 4. a title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons. 5. A husband. 6. (Feudal Law) One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor. 7. the Supreme Being; Jehovah. 8. (Christianity) The Savior; Jesus Christ. 9. House of Lords, one of the constituent parts of the British Parliament, consisting of the lords spiritual and temporal. 10. Lord keeper, an ancient officer of the English crown, who had the custody of the king's great seal, with authority to affix it to public documents. 11. Our lord, Jesus Christ; the Savior.
Lord vb To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord. 2. to rule or preside over as a lord
Lord phr"Drunk as a Lord" - very drunk; highly intoxicated.
Lord phr"Good Lord" - a common exclamation of astonishment.
Lord phr"House of the Lord" - heaven. 2. a church.
Lord phr"Live Like a Lord" - to live in luxury.
Lord phr"Lord and Laddies" -
Lord phr"Lord and Master" -
Lord phr"Live As, or Like a Lord" - live in luxury.
Lord phr"Lord and Ladies" -
Lord phr"Lord It Over (Somebody)" - adopt superior attitude to somebody.
Lord phr"Lord Knows" - I don't know.
Lord phr"Lord of Lords" -
Lord phr"Lord of the Flies"
Lord phr"Lord Willing" -
Lord phr"One's Lord and Master" - one's husband.
Lord phr"Play the Lord" - to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb; as, the bully lording it over his classmates.
Lord-dom nPosition of a lord, lordship. 2. state of things characterized by the existence of a lord.
Lordful adj
Lordfully advIn a lordly manner, nobly.
Lordhood nThe state or condition of being a lord; (hence, with his or your). Title applied to a lord (except an archbishop or duke, who is called Grace) or a formal form of address applied to a judge (in Great Britain), etc. 2. seigniory; domain; the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction; a manor. 3. lordship; lord-dominion; power; authority.
Lording n
Lordless adjWithout a lord; having no lord. 2. of a woman, without a husband.
Lordlike adjResembling, befitting or characteristic of a lord.
Lord-likeness nAfter the fashion of a lord: domineeringly. 2. befitting a lord: sumptuously.
Lordlily advIn a lordly fashion.
Lordliness nCondition or state of a lord. 2. disposition proper to a lord, dignity, grandeur of a lord. 3. in a bad sense: arrogance, haughtiness, imperiousness.
Lordling nA petty or unimportant lord.
Lordly advHaving the bearing of a lord; lordly.
Lord's Day nSunday; the Christian Sabbath, on which the Lord Jesus rose from the dead.
Lordship nThe state or quality of a Lord; hence, the title by which noblemen (excluding dukes), bishops, judges in England are addressed or spoken of, preceded by his or your. 2. the jurisdiction of a lord; domain, seigniory; manor. 3. the dominion, power of authority of a lord ; hence sovereignty in general; supremacy.
Lordswike nA deciever of his lord or leader, a traitor.
Lord's Table nThe altar or table from which the sacrament is dispensed. 2. the sacrament itself.
Lordy adj
Lore nOE. lore, lare, to teach; teaching, doctrine, see learn, and lere. 2. that which is or may be learned or known; the knowledge gained from tradition, books, or experience; often, the whole body of knowledge possessed by a people or class of people, or pertaining to a particular subject; as, the lore of the English; priestly lore; legal lore; folklore; the lore of war. 3. that which is taught; hence, instruction; erudition, wisdom; advice; counsel. 4. workmanship. [Obs.]
Lore nLoss, destruction,
Lore-child nA scholar, pupil, student, apprentice.
Lore-father nTeacher, master, instructor, pedant, lorthew, loresman, a man eminent for his erudition.
Loreless adjWithout learning or knowledge, ignorant, untaught, untutored.
Loresman nTeacher, instructor, guru.
Lorespell nA sermon, instructive, discourse.
Lorn adjLost, doomed, foresaken, abandoned. 2. OE. (loesan )without kindred or friend; forlorn.
Lornless nForlornness. 2. without kindred or friend; forlorn.
Lornly advIn a lost or forlorn manner. 2. without kindred or friend; forlorn.
Lorthew nA teacher, preceptor, instructor, lore-father, loreman, a man eminent for his erudition.
Lose vbTo part with, as by accident or negligence and to be unable to find; mislay. 2. to fail to keep, control or maintain. 3. to be deprived of; suffer the loss of, as by death, accident or removal. 4. to fail to gain or win. 5. to fail to utilize or take sdvantage of. 6. to fail to see or miss. 7. to fail to keep in sight, memorize. 8. to cease to have. 9. to squander, waste, as of time, money. 10. to wander as from, so as to be unable to find. 11. to out distance or elude, as runners or pursuers. 12. to cause the loss of, by acting rashly. 13. to bring to death, destruction, or ruin. 14. to suffer loss. 15. to be defeated.
Lose phr"Be On the Losing End of the Stick" - to be worse off while the other party to the dealing becomes much better off than previously.
Lose phr"Lose Ground" - fail to keep one's position. 2. retreat, lose an advantage, esp. to decline in reputation, favour, health.
Lose phr"Lose Heart" - to cease being enthusiastic; become discouraged.
Lose phr"Lose In" - no longer trust, have no faith or confidence in another, etc.
Lose phr"Lose It" - lose one's temper and composure.
Lose phr"Lose No Time in Doing Something" - do something quickly without delay.
Lose phr"Lose On" - lose money on some activity or deal.
Lose phr"Lose One's Breath" - be very short of breath; be panting.
Lose phr"Lose One's Cool" - lose one's temper.
Lose phr"Lose One's Grip" - let go one's grip on something. 2. fig. lose control of things around you in life. 3. fig. lose one's ability to understand and deal with either matters in general in general or a particular situation.
Lose phr"Lose One's Head" - to become confused; panic; lose control. 2. lose one's cool.
Lose phr"Lose One's Hearing" - become deaf.
Lose phr"Lose One's Heart (to)" - to fall in love.
Lose phr"Lose Oneself (In)" - become engrossed or absorbed in one's own thoughts, plans, book etc.
Lose phr"Lose One's Hold Over" - no longer control; not dominate, trump or master anymore.
Lose phr"Lose One's Life" - die in warfare or a natural disaster, as a result of an accident or criminal attack.
Lose phr"Lose One's Looks" - not be still good looking as when one was younger., or something was newer.
Lose phr"Lose One's Mind" - become mad, insane or frenzied.
Lose phr"Lose One's Rag" - become mad, insane, or frenzied. 2. express one's anger, irritation, impatience etc in an uncontrolled way.
Lose phr"Lose One's Right Arm" - lose some highly-valued assistance.
Lose phr"Lose One's Shirt" - lose one money or everything one has, through severe gambling or financial speculation.
Lose phr"Lose One's Sight" - become blind.
Lose phr"Lose One's Tongue" - become speechless through nervousness or shyness.)
Lose phr"Lose One's Way" - become lost (fig.and lit.)
Lose phr"Lose Out" - to be unsuccessful, to fail.
Lose phr"Lose Out To" - overcome and replaced by.
Lose phr"Lose Sight of" - no longer able to see, lose sight of an object. 2. forget about or of, not keep fresh in mind an objective, aim, plan. 3. fail to pay attention to. 4. fail to follow, understand, comprehend an argument or discussion.
Lose phr"Lose Sleep(Over)" - worry about something, be concerned, disturbed or worried about, as news, change, etc.
Lose phr"Lose Steam" - to slow down.
Lose phr"Lose the Thread (of)" - fail to understand the connection between the stages in an argument.
Lose phr"Lose Weight" - to reduce one's body mass.
Lose phr"Not Lose Any Sleep Over" - not to worry about some matter.
Lose-all n
Losel nA worthless person; profligate, fake, scoundrel. 2. never-do-well, lose-all, a good-for-nothing.
Loseling adjRascally.
Losellyadjlike a losel, good-for-nothing, idly.
Lose-lose adjOpposite of a win-win situation; a totally negative outcome.
Loser nOne who loses or fails to win in any transaction. 2. a defeated contestant.
Loser phr"A Good Loser" - one who accepts defeat cheerfully.
Loserdom nThe state or realm of a loser or a defeated contestant.
Loserhood n
Loserish adj
Loserness n
Losing nThe act or fact of letting go, missing , lacking, or being deprived. 2. in pl. money lost, especially in gambling.
Losing adjThat incurs lose, esp. a 'losing business'. 2. not winning, defeated.
Losingly adv
Losings nThe money lost, especially in gambling.
Losing-streak n
Loss nThe act of losing; failure; destruction; privation; as, the loss of property; loss of money by gaming; loss of health or reputation. 2. the state of losing or having lost; the privation, defect, misfortune, harm, etc., which ensues from losing. 3. that which is lost or from which one has parted; waste; - opposed to gain or increase. 4. the state of being lost or destroyed; especially, the wreck or foundering of a ship or other vessel. 5. failure to gain or win; as, loss of a race or battle. 6. failure to use advantageously; as, loss of time. 7. (Mil.) Killed, wounded, and captured persons, or captured property. 8. destruction or diminution of value, if brought about in a manner provided for in the insurance contract (as destruction by fire or wreck, damage by water or smoke), or the death or injury of an insured person; also, the sum paid or payable therefor. 9. privation; detriment; injury; damage.
Loss phr"A Dead Loss" - a person who has few redeeming characteristics.
Loss phr"At a Loss (for)" - unable to discover or obtain something needed.
Loss phr"At a Loss for Words" - speechless (because one cannot think of anything to say).
Loss phr"Bear a Loss" - to make a loss good; also, to sustain a loss without sinking under it.
Loss phr"Be At a Loss." - to be in a state of uncertainty; puzzled, undecided. 2. privation; detriment; injury; damage.
Loss phr"Have a Great Loss" - to suffer severely or lose much.
Loss phr"Loss of Life" - destruction of sacrifice of human.
Lossful adjProducing a loss, detrimental, unprofitable.
Lossless adjWithout a loss; productive.
Losslessly adv
Losslessness n
Lossmaker n
Loss-making nThe situation or outcome in a financial situation or in business generally.
Lossy adj
Lost adjNot to be found or recovered; parted with, missing; left, as by accident; in a forgotten place. 2. not won, gained or used or enjoyed; missed, wasted. 3. ruined physically, morally r spiritually; damned, destroyed. 4. having wandered from the way; also, abstacted, as 'lost in thought.' 5. bewildered, perplexed, confused. 6. no longer known or used; as, a 'lost art'
Lost phr"Get Lost" - go away! I intend to take no notice whatsoever of you or your views.
Lost phr"Give Over To Lost" -
Loss phr"Lost and Found" -
Lost phr"Lost for Words" - speechless.
Lost phr"Lost In" - filled with thought, grief, wonder.
Lost phr"Lost In the Wash" - unaccountably disappear (whilst among other things).
Lost phr"Lost in Thought" -
Lost phr"Lost On (Somebody)" - wasted on, unnoticed; have no effect on.
Lost phr"Lost Soul" - a wandering spirit which cannotfind a home in heaven , earth or hell. 2. a sinner, unbeliever , who has put himself beyond redemption. 3. a bewildered, defeated or unhappy person.
Lost phr"Lost Upon" - have no effect upon a person.
Lost phr"Lost With all Hands" - of a ship lost at sea with all on board persishing.
Lost phr"Lost Without" - be unable to live or function efficiently or happily without.
Lost phr"You're Lost Me" - I fail to understand what you are saying. 2. i can't understand why you would take that action.
Lost-hope nAn abandoned person or thing.
Lost-less adjFree from loss.
Lostling nA person who is lost (lit & fig.)
Lostly advIn a lost or abandoned manner; hopelessly.
Lostness nState or condition of being abandoned, in a hopeless position or abandoned.
Lost step n
Lost wax n
Lost-weekend nA weekend spent in dissolute living.
Lot n
Lot n
Lot phr"A Fat Lot" - very little (sarcastically0.
Lot phr"A Good Lot in Life" - good fortune or commendable (in life).
Lot phr"A Lot of ater Has Run Under the Bridge" - much time has passed, many things have happened, mnay things have changed, since a particular event occurred.
Lot phr"A Lot to Ask of Somebody" - greater or better than one is justified in expecting or hoping for.
Lot phr"A Whole Lot" - many.
Lot phr"Draw (or Cast) Lots" - decide an issue by chance, such as throwing a dice.
Lot phr"Fall to One's Lot" - become one's responsibility.
Lot phr"Have a Lot Going For (oNE)" - have many advantages.
Lot phrLot and Scot" - a tax due; customs.
Lot phr"Lots of Love" - much love and affection.
Lot phr"That's Your Lot" - that all you are getting. 2. that's you lot or situation in life.
Lot phr "The Lot" - the whole, everything, the total of.
Lot phr"The Lot Falls" - the choice resulting from casting of lots.
Lot phr "Throw In One's Lot With" - to associate and share the fortunes of.
Lot phr"To Put In Lot" - to put in money into a joint venture.
Lote vbTo lurk, to lie concealed, hiding.
Lote-by nA paramour, a lover, a mistress
Lot-gate nOne of the plots or portion in which a tract of land is divided when offered for sale. 2. land around a film studio where outside filming may be done.
Lotless adjWithout harm or injury.
Lot-monger nOne who practices sortilege.
Lotted adjChosen by lots.
Lot-teller nFortune-teller, seer.
Loud adjHaving, making, or being a strong or great sound; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud cry; loud thunder. 2. clamorous; boisterous. 3. Emphatic; impressive; urgent; as, a loud call for united effort. 4. ostentatious; likely to attract attention; gaudy; as, a loud style of dress; loud colors. 5. noisy; boisterous; vociferous; clamorous; obstreperous turbulent; blustering; vehement. Noisy, making, clamour, unpleasant sound, discordant. 6. of sound, relatively great in volume: a loud shout 7. making or able to make sounds of relatively great volume: a loud voice. 8. clamorous, insistent, and emphatic: loud protests 8. of colours, designs, etc) offensive or obtrusive to look at. 9. characterized by noisy, vulgar, and offensive behavior
Loud phr"Loud and Long" - loudly and continuously for a few seconds or minutes.
Louden vbTo become loud or grow louder. 2. to make loud or louder.
Loudening adjThat grows louder.
Loudest phr"To the Loudest" - at the top of one's voice.
Loudful adj
Loudliness nHaving high-volumed sound. 2. of dress or style: tastless-ness, showiness, flashness, gaudiness.
Loudish adjSomewhat loud; loudly.
LoudishLy adv
Loudly advIn a loud manner; at high volume.
Loud-minded adj
Loudmouth nA person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetely, a blusterer, gabberer, blow-hard. 2. a person given to loud and over-assertive talk.
Loudmouth vbTo talk in a very loud, over-assertive voice.
Loud-mouthed adjNoisy, given to loud and over-assertive speech.
Loudness nMagnitude of sound (usu. in a specified direction), such as music of loud volume.
Loudness war nLoudness war is the popular name given to the trend of increasing audio levels in recorded music since the early 1990s, which many critics believe reduces sound quality and listener enjoyment. Increasing loudness was first reported as early as the 1940s with respect to mastering practices for 7" singles
Loudspeaker nAn electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical-signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance. 2. a device which converts electrical signals into sound loud enough to be heard at a distance, usu. outdoors.
Loud-speaking adjClamorous, raucous, clanging.
Loud-talking adjSpoken in a very loud voice.
Loud-tongued adjSpoken in a very loud voice
Lough nOE 'luh' - pool, strait, gulf.
Louk vbTo close, shut, fasten, lock; esp. to fasten (a door or chamber) with lock and key. 2. to close one's jaws, eyes. 2. to close up. 3. lock in clay: bury.
Louk vbTo pull up or out (weeds), to weed (corn). 2. to burst out.
Louked ppTo pull up, to weed. 2. to burst out.
Louker nOne who weeds.
Lour nOf person, their eyes and countenance: frowning, sullenness, scowling, angriness, louring. 2. (also spelt: lower).
Lour vbTo express by frowning. 2. to look angry, sullen, depressed, mournful. 3. to crouch, sulk, lurk. 4. of clouds, sky, weather: gloomy, dark, threatening. 5. of liquid, turbid (lower).
Louring nOf person and their look: scowling, angry-looking, gloomy. 2. of weather: gloomy looking, darkly threatening. 3. of liquid; turbid. 4. lurking, skulking (louring).
Louringness nThe state or quality of louring (lowering).
Loury adjOf the sky: dull, stormy, threatening, (lowery).
Louse nAn insect. 2. applied in scorn to a human being: low-life, scumbag, rat, villein
Louse vbTo infect with lice. 2. Infest with lice. 3. spoil, mess up, make filthy. 2. to clear of lice.
Louse phr"Louse Up" - spoil, mar, destruct clumsily, ruin possibility of success. 2. to mess up; to confuse. 3. to put into a state of disorder.
Louse phr"Not Worth a Louse" - worthless.
Louse-borne adjA disease transmitted from human to human by body lice.
Louse-like adjResembling or characteristic of a louse.
Lousewort nAny of the many semi-parasitic plants of the genus, pedicularis.
Lousily advIn a lousy manner; poorly or vilely.
Lousiness nState or property of being lousy or infested with lice.
Lousing n
Lousy adjFull of lice, inferior, poor, bad, ill, vile, deplorable, dirty, filthy, obscene.
Lousy-evil nPhthiriasis.
Lout vbTo bend, bow, make obeisance, to stoop, submit, kowtow. 2. to lurk, lie, hid, skulk, sneak.
Lout nReverence, deference, cringe, kowtow, submission.
Louter nOne who worships, a worshiper, a supplicant.
Louting nThe act of bowing, cringing, deferring, kowtowing.
Loutishly advIn a reverent or cringing manner.
Loutishness nThe state or quality of being loutish: reverent, bowing, kowtowing or bowing low.
Louty adj
Love n[OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to Eng. lief, believe, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. 2. a strong positive emotion of regard and affection. 3. any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love". love, passion. 4: a beloved person; used as terms of endearment beloved, dear, dearest, honey, love. 5. a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; love, sexual love, erotic love. 6: sexual activities (often including sexual intercourse) between two people; sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love, love life. 7. a feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; preeminent kindness or devotion to another; affection; tenderness; as, the love of brothers and sisters. 8. an especially, devoted attachment to, or tender or passionate affection for, one of the opposite sex. 9. courtship: chiefly in the phrase to make love, i. e., to court, to woo, to solicit union in marriage. 10. affection; kind feeling; friendship; strong liking or desire; fondness; good will; -- opposed to hate; often with of and an object 11. due gratitude and reverence to God. 11. the object of affection; -- often employed in endearing address. 11. sexual intercourse; -- a euphemism. Note. : Love is often used in the formation of compounds, in most of which the meaning is very obvious; as, love-cracked, love-darting, love-linked, love-taught, etc. 11. affection; friendship; kindness; tenderness; fondness; delight.
Love vbHave a great affection or liking for; "I love English food". 2. get pleasure from; "I love cooking" - love, enjoy. 3. be enamored or in love with, value. 4. have sexual intercourse with; sleep together, roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off; hump, lie with, bed, bang, get it on, bonk. 5. to have the feeling of love; to be in love. 6. to have a feeling of love for; to regard with affection or good will; as, to love one's children and friends; country. 7. to regard with passionate and devoted affection, as that of one sex for the other. 8. to take delight or pleasure in; to have a strong liking or desire for, or interest in; to be pleased with; praise, to like; as, to love books. 9. to play for love, to play a game, as at cards, without stakes; to play for the love of it, like an amateur. 10. (humor) what some users feel for computers. 11. free love, the doctrine or practice of consorting with one (a free-lover) of the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage.
Love phr"All's Fair in Love and War" - vigorous competition is acceptable in emotionally-charged situations.
Love phr"Do Something For Love" - do something without expecting reward or payment.
Love phr"For the Love Of" - for the sake of. 2. in loving remembrance of: used in adjurations, solemn oaths etc.
Love phr"For Love's Sake"
Love phr"In Love Of" - beloved.
Love phr"In Love (with)" - in the act of loving; -- said esp. of the love of the sexes; as, to be in love; to fall in love.
Love phr"Love a Duck" -
Love phr"Love and Leave (somebody)" - . to seduce and abandon another. 2. have a short-lived romantic attachment to, or relationship with. 3. have a passing affection for somebody.
Love phr"Love at First Sight" - an instantaneous attraction. 2. falling in love with somebody (or of two people, mutually)on the first occasion of seeing or meeting. 3. an immediate liking for somebody.
Love phr"Love is Blind" - a person who is in love and can see no faults, imperfections or shortcomings in the person he or she is in love with.
Love phr"Love Me, Love My Dog" - if you love someone, you should like their friends and associates also.
Love phr"Love Not Wisely, but Too Well" - love with good, but misguided attention, but too such an excessive degree that one suffers, by for it.
Love phr"Love Together" - reciprocal love.
Love phr"Love Up" - to show great affection. 2. to make love to, copulate.
Love phr"Love With" - to make love to. 2. be in love with.
Love phr"Love You to Bits" - to like or love someone very much.
Love phr"Make Love To" - to copulate, have sexual intercourse.
Love phr"No Love Lost (between)" - great dislike, enmity. 2. no liking or affection between.
Love phr "Of All Loves" - for the sake of all love; by all means.
Love phr"Out Of Love With" - no longer love or, in many cases, not liking.
Love phr"Play for Love" - to play games without stakes.
Love phr"Send One's Love to" - ask that (words of well-being be sent to another.
Love phr"Under Love and Law" - the position of being a member of the frankpledge.
Love apple nThe tomato; sometimes applied to the brinjal or egg-plant.
Love-beads nA necklace of coloured beads worn as a symbol of universal love.
Love-bed nThe wedding or marriage bed.
Love-begotten adj"Illegitimate" love.
Love bird nAny one of several species of small, short-tailed parrots, or parakeets, of the genus Agapornis, and allied genera. 2. a lover, one "lovebird" of a relationship.
Love-bite nA swelling on the skin caused by something or someone.
Love-book nThe biblical book of Solomon.
Love-born adjBorn out of love.
Love-box nA slang term for the vulva or vagina.
Love-broker nAgent who arranges marriages. 2. a person who for pay acts as agent between lovers, or as a go-between in a sexual intrigue.
Love-child nA child born out of wedlock.
Love day nA day formerly appointed for an amicable adjustment of differences.
Loved adj
Love-deed nAn action proceeding from love.
Love-deep adjProfound love.
Love-in-i'dleness nThe pansy.
Loved one nA very close friend or family member for whom a person has feelings of endearment. 2. one of someone's close friends. 3. someone's next of kin. 4. a recently deceased close friend or family member.
Love-draught n.A potion supposed to produce feelings of love; an aphrodisiac.
Love-dread nFears that proceed from love.
Love drink nA love potion; a philter; aphrodisiac.
Love-enthralled adjDeeply in love.
Love feast n a religious festival, held quarterly by some religious denominations, as the Moravians and Methodists, in imitation of the agape of the early Christians.
Loveful adjVery loving; having much love or full of love for others. 2. lovable. 3. full of love. 4, regardable with, abounding in love.
Love game nA game, as in tennis, in which the vanquished.
Love-glove n
Love-god n
Love grass n Any grass of the genus Eragrostis.
Love-handle nA protruding area of fat on the side of the body, just above the hips.
Love-handled adj
Love-hate nAm ambivalent feeling of love and hate existing towards the same object; love-hatred.
Love-hold adj
Lovehood nThe state or quality of love; love itself.
Love-in nA gathering for the purpose of establishing and enjoying love relationships.
Love-in-a-mist nAn herb of the Buttercup family (Nigella Damascenas having the flowers hidden in a maze of finely cut bracts. 2. the West Indian Passiflora foetida, which has similar bracts. 3. the fennel.
Love knot nA knot or bow, as of ribbon; -- so called from being used as a token of love, or as a pledge of mutual affection.
Loveless adjWithout love, 'as in loveless wedlock.' 2. lacking love; not founded in love.
Lovelessly advWithout love. 2. in a loveless way or manner.
Lovelessness nState or quality of being loveless; a lack of love. 2. unlove.
Love-lies-bleeding na species of amaranth, (amarantus melancholicus).
Love-life nAn individual's amorous and sexual relationship. 2. love between the sexes, as they affect a particular person.
Love-light nA fond expression of love in a person eyes.
Lovelihood nLoveliness.
Love-like adjResembling or characteristic of some aspect of love.
Love-likely advLovelily.
Love-liking nAmorous, intimate and sexual affection.
Love'lily advIn a lovely manner. 2. in a loving or friendly manner. 3. in a way to stimulate love. 4. beautifully.
Loveliness nThe property of being lovely; of attractiveness. 2. appearing to be lovable. 3. result of being lovely. 4. the quality of being lovely, exquisite, beautiful.
Loveling nA darling, a small beloved child. 2. a loveable thing.
Lovelock nA lock of hair that hangs down, and is worn apart from the hair that remains. 2. a flowing lock of hair that is dressed apart from the hair that remains.
Love-longing adjThe longing or yearning of those without love.
Lovelorn adjUnloved, bereft of love. 2. rent and reaved of or by love. 3. forsaken by one's love. 4. forlorn or pining for love.
Love-lornness nThe state or condition of being unloved, bereft of love or pining for love, etc.
Lovely adjBeautiful, fair, charming attractive in look, form, tone or manner. 2. nice, wonderful. 3. amiable, inspiring love or friendship. 4. loving, filling with love.
Lovely advLovingly, affectionately. 2. beautifully, fair of look, attractive. 3. lovably. 4. willing with joy.
Love-mad adj"Crazy" with love.
Love-madness nThe state or condition of being madly in love.
Lovemaker nOne who has sexual intercourse. 2. one who makes amorous advances.
Lovemaking nThe act or action of having sexual intercourse; copulation. 2. amorous proposals, courtship.
Love match n A marriage brought about by love alone. 2. a marriage of which the the motive is love, not worldly advantage or convention.
Love-monger nA matchmaker; a monger of love and marriage; marriage agent. 2. a person who encourages or advocates love. 4. one who deals in the affairs of love.
Loveness nLove.
Love-nest nA place, especially a hotel, motel, cabin where a couple ( particularly a newly-married couple or a couple engaged in a affair) can enjoy each others company.
Love-play nWooing, caressing; esp. foreplay.
Lover nOne who loves; one who is in love; -- usually limited, in the singular, to a person of the male sex. 2. a friend; one strongly attached to another; one who greatly desires the welfare of any person or thing; as, a lover of his country. 3. one who has a strong liking for anything, as books, science, or music. 4. one who is involved in a sexual relationship with another; as, she took a lover. 5. one who praises. an eulogist.
Love rat nAn adulterer, two-timer; someone who has an affair when in a relationship.
Lovered nThe condition or state or relations in which one person loves another. 2. the emotion or feeling of love. 3. warm affection, goodwill, tenderness, friendship, kindness, love, goodness.
Lovered adjProvided with or having a lover.
Loverhood nThe state or condition of being a lover.
Lovering nWooing, courting, fondling, romancing.
Loverless adjWithout a lover; celibate, single. 2. deprived of a lover.
Loverlike adjResembling a lover; or some aspect of a lover. 2. like a lover or characteristic or in the manner of a lover. 3. befitting a lover.
Loveliness nIn the sate of a lover.
Loverly adjLike a lover.
Loverly advIn the manner of a lover.
Lover's lair nThe bed of lovers. 2. love-nest.
Lovers' lane nA secluded area where people kiss, make out, or sometimes engage in sexual activity. These areas range from parking lots in secluded rural areas to places with extraordinary views of a city vista or other feature. They are typically found in cultures built around the automobile—lovers often make out in a car or van for privacy. They have existed for centuries, sometimes as places for secret meetings with a loved one or as a euphemism for red-light districts and other areas of prostitution
Lover's leap nA toponym given to a number of locations of varying height, usually isolated, with the risk of a fatal fall and the possibility of a deliberate jump. Legends of romantic tragedy are often associated with a Lovers' Leap.
Love-rune nA tale or song of love.
Loverwise advAs lovers do; in the manner of a lover.
Love-shaft nA golden-tipped arrow shot from Cupid's arrow. 2. a slang term for penis, especially when erect.
Loveship nThe act of falling in love; courtship. 2. the act of making love.
Lovesick adjBehaving strangely, due to being overcome by strong feelings of love for another. 2. languishing with; pining because of love. 3. having strong feelings for the one you love.
Love-sickness nQuality of property of being lovesick.
Love-smitten adjMadly in love. 2. love-strickened.
Lovesome adjWorthy of love; lovable. 2. possessing qualities that inspire love. 3. lovable, because of one beauty, fairness, winsome. 3. loving, showing love and affection, friendly, affectionate, amiable.
Lovesomely advIn a lovesome manner or way. 2. lovingly., affectionately.
Lovesomeness nThe quality of being worthy of love, or lovable because of one's beauty. 2. having the qualities inspiring love, such as beauty, friendliness, affection.
Love song nA song whose lyrics tell a tale of love. 2. an amorous song.
Love-speech nA speech about love and loving.
Love-spoon n
Lovestone nIvy, because of its climbing or clinging to stone walls.
Love-struck adjOvercome by the feelingof love. 2. smitten by love, fallen very much in love.
Love-tale nLove-story.
Love-thought nA thought about love.
Love-tiding nA message of love.
Love-token nSomething given as a token or sign of love, as a ring.
Love-up nA show of great and lengthy affection.
Lovewards advTowards or in the directions of love.
Love-ware nThe wares of love or the things of love, the merchandise of love from sexy clothing, speed dating, to love for sale.
Lovewende adjBeloved, loving, lovely. NB: Halwende: wholesome.
Lovewort nPlant whose resin is supposed to prevent or forestall conception in human females. 2. sylphion, love fennel.
Love-worthiness nThe nobility and worthiness of love of human nature.
Love-worthy adjWorthy of, or deserving of love or to be loved; lovable.
Loving nThe act of expressing and demonstrating great love and affection for others. 2. laudation, praise.
Loving adjShowing or demonstrating a great amount of love to others; lauding, affectionate.
Loving-hearted adj
Loving-heartedness n
Loving-kindness nKindness, affection, tenderness, consideration; kindness arising from deep personal love,.
Lovingly adjIn a loving manner.
Lovingly advIn a loving manner, affectionately.
Lovingness nThe quality or habit of being loving.
Low n
Low adjA borrowing from ON (lagr). (1016-1150)In a position comparatively close to the ground. 2. small in height. 3. situated below the normal level, or the mean elevation. 4. depressed, sad. 5. in an amount nearest to zero, such as low prices; depleted; substandard. 6. of a pitch, suggesting a lower frequency. 7. of a loudness, suggesting a lower amplitude. 7. despicable; lacking dignity; vulgar. 8. lacking health or vitality. 9. being near the equator. 10. humble in character or status. 11. simple in complexity or development. 12. designed for the slowest speed, as in low gear. 13. articulated with a wide space between the flat tongue and the palette.
Low adv
Low vbTo make a slight bellowing, characteristic of a cow. 2. to make a loud noise, to bellow, to howl, to reverberate with a noise. 3. to utter a cattle-like noise.
Low n
Low nGrave-mound, hill, tumulus, burial mound. 2. a tract of open ground (a 'lea').
Low nThe slight bellowing noise made by cows; lowing.
Low phr"At Low Ebb" - at a low level.
Low phr"Be Low on Something" - be nearly without, or have enough of something.
Low phr"Lay Low" - make ill (enough to have to stay in bed.
Low phr"Lie Low" - hide and remain quiet.
Low phr"Lower One's Sail to" - to salute. 2. fig. to give in, to admit defeat.
Low-born adjOf humble birth.
Low-bred adjVulgar, ill-bred.
Low brow nA person of uncultivated tastes. 2. a non-intellectual person (uncomplimentary)
Low brow adjOf a person: uncultivated; non intellectual; coarse.
Low-browed adjHaving a forehead short from eyebrows to line of hair.
Low-down nSlang: inside or secret information. 2. the truth of the matter.
Low-down adjDowngraded; mean; base.
Low-downer nA poor white; white trash. 2. the needy, disadvantaged, the poor.
Lower adjLess high in position. 2. the lower levels of a building. 3. bottom, bottom-most, under, underneath, further down, beneath, nether. 3. subordinate, inferior, lesser, junior, minor, secondary, lower-level, lower-grade, subsidiary, ancillary, second-fiddle, subservient; second-class, second-rate. 4. cheaper, reduced, decreased, lessened, curtailed, pruned, cut, slashed. 5. (of an animal or plant) showing relatively primitive or simple characteristics. 6. geology, denoting an older (and hence usually deeper) part of a stratigraphic division or archaeological deposit or the period in which it was formed or deposited. 7. as a comparative adjective: lowest situated to the south, as the Upper and Lower Nile"
Lower advAs a comparative adverb: in or into a lower position
Lower phr"Lower One's Sights" - from the adjusting of a device on a rifle, telescope etc that helps one aim or observe. 2. fig. reduce one's ambition; be content to achieve less than one had hoped for or expected. 3. lower one's standards.
Loweback n
Lower house nOne of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. Despite its official position "below" the upper house, in many legislatures worldwide, the lower house has come to wield more power. A legislature composed of only one house is described as unicameral
Lowering n
Lowermost adjLowest.
Lower school nThe primary or junior years.
Lower world nThe abode of the dead; Hell. 2. the earth, as opposite to heaven.
Low fat n
Lowing adjA slight bellowing; inclining to bellow.
Lowish adjRather or somewhat low.
Low key adjHaving a low degree of intensity. 2. relatively pale or quiet; understated.
Low-keyed adj
Lowland nA country which is relatively flat in comparison with surrounding hilly district. 2. pertaining to especially to S.E. Scotland.
Lowlander nAn inhabitant of flat land, esp. in Scotland.
Lowlife nThe life of peasant or humble classes. 2. a mean, contemptible individual.
Lowlight n
Lowlihood n
Lowly adjHumble, meek.
Lowline n
Lowliness n
Lowly n
Low-lying adj
Low-minded nHaving low or mean thoughts, sentiments or motives; meanly. 2. in a meek or modest manner.
Low-necked adjCut low in the neck; decollete: said of a garment,
Lowness nThe property of being low. 2. something that is low or vulgar.
Low-rider n
Low-riding n
Low-rise n
Low road n
Low Saxonn
Lowside n
Low Sunday nThe Sunday after Easter.
Lowth n
Low-thought'ed adjLow-minded; having base thoughts.
Low-tide nThe furthest recession of the tide at any point; also the time of its occurrence.
Low-water nPertaining to low tide or its time or measure at recession.
Low-water mark nlowest point reached at ebb-tide.

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