pronounced with the tip of the tongue curled back toward or against the hard palate; retroflex; cerebral.
a cacuminal sound.
Also called cerebral. relating to or denoting a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue turned back towards the hard palate
a consonant articulated in this manner
an ill-bred man, especially one who behaves in a dishonorable or irresponsible way toward women. British Archaic. a local town boy or youth, as contrasted with a university or public school student. a servant at a university or public school. computer-aided design. Contemporary Examples TV’s 6 Most Toxic Bachelors The Daily Beast Video June 27, […]
Surveying. (of a map or survey) showing or including boundaries, property lines, etc. of or relating to a cadastre. Historical Examples Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 W. E. Gladstone Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]
a dead body, especially a human body to be dissected; corpse. Contemporary Examples The NYPD Unearths the Etan Patz Missing-Child Case 33 Years Later Michael Daly April 19, 2012 Don’t Believe the G-Spot Hype! Debby Herbenick PhD April 24, 2012 Historical Examples Pandemic Jesse Franklin Bone The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre […]
a Neolithic and Iron Age site in Somerset, England, traditionally the Camelot of King Arthur. Contemporary Examples The Year’s Funniest Commercials The Daily Beast Video May 3, 2009 How Boards Are Destroying Corporations David Zweig, John Gillespie January 12, 2010 How SodaStream Took on the Super Bowl—and Lost, Then Won Daniel Gross January 31, 2013 […]