(Canadian) a hood on an Inuit woman’s parka for carrying a child
As the amaut is lined both inside and out with reindeer- or seal-skin, this pouch makes a nice warm nest for the child.
Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
noun a fear of riding in vehicles; also called hamaxophobia , ochophobia See hamaxophobia See ochophobia Word Origin Greek amaxa ‘carriage’
amazing: This place is amazeballs! amazed: I’m amazeballs that you did that for me. interjection (slang) an expression of enthusiastic approval
to overwhelm with surprise or sudden wonder; astonish greatly. Obsolete. to bewilder; perplex. to cause : a new art show that delights and amazes. Archaic. . Contemporary Examples It was a text message from a friend—which I had goaded him into sending from across the table purely to delight and amaze. The Smartwatch Revolution, or […]
greatly surprised; astounded; suddenly filled with wonder: The magician made the dove disappear before our amazed eyes. to overwhelm with surprise or sudden wonder; astonish greatly. Obsolete. to bewilder; perplex. to cause : a new art show that delights and amazes. Archaic. . Contemporary Examples “I was amazed that they were already familiar with the […]