abounding in or resembling blubber; fat.
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adjective -ier, -iest
of, containing, or like blubber; fat
weeping or with the face disfigured by weeping
a strong, leather half boot. a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep. Gebhart Leberecht von [gep-hahrt ley-buh-rekht fuh n] /ˈgɛp hɑrt ˈleɪ bəˌrɛxt fən/ (Show IPA), 1742–1819, Prussian field marshal. Contemporary Examples Barbara Tuchman’s ‘The Guns of August’ Is Still WWI’s […]
a strong, leather half boot. a shoe having the vamp and tongue made of one piece and overlapped by the quarters, which lace across the instep. Historical Examples Humorous Readings and Recitations Various Oliver Twist, Vol. I (of 3) Charles Dickens The World’s Greatest Books, Vol III Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds. Punch, or […]
to shirk. to impose on (someone). an easy task. verb when intr, often foll by on. to scrounge from (someone) (intransitive) to evade work (intransitive) (archaic) to act as a pimp noun a very easy task; undemanding employment v.
a short, heavy club with one end weighted, or thicker and heavier than the other. to strike or knock down with a bludgeon. to force into something; coerce; bully: The boss finally bludgeoned him into accepting responsibility. Contemporary Examples Mark McKinnon: Do Democrats & Republicans Really Want Immigration Reform? Mark McKinnon November 29, 2012 Angry […]