completely confused or disordered:
a chaotic mass of books and papers.
1713, “in a state of primordial chaos,” irregularly formed in English from chaos + -ic, probably on model of eros/erotic, demos/demotic, hypnos/hypnotic, etc. Transferred or figurative meaning “confused, disordered” is from 1747.
a Japanese ceremony at which tea is prepared, served, and taken with an ancient and involved ritual.
noun a variant of chado
a city in E Guangdong province, in SE China. noun a city in SE China, in E Guangdong province, on the Han River: river port. Pop: 480 000 (2005 est) Also called Chaochow Former name Chaoan
to crack, roughen, and redden (the skin): The windy, cold weather chapped her lips. to cause (the ground, wood, etc.) to split, crack, or open in clefts: The summer heat and drought chapped the riverbank. to become chapped. a fissure or crack, especially in the skin. Scot. a knock; rap. Informal. a fellow; man or […]