(derogatory, informal) a young working-class woman from the Essex area, typically considered as being unintelligent, materialistic, devoid of taste, and sexually promiscuous
- Essex man
noun 1. (derogatory, informal) a working man, typically a Londoner who has moved out to Essex, who flaunts his new-found success and status
noun, Carpentry. 1. a chart tabulating the number of board feet, to the nearest twelfth, contained in pieces of wood one inch thick and of varying standard sizes.
[es-iv] /ˈɛs ɪv/ Grammar adjective 1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate a state of being. noun 2. the essive case. adj. 1890, from Finnish essiivi, from Latin esse (see essence).
[es-ling-uh n] /ˈɛs lɪŋ ən/ noun 1. a city in Baden-Württemberg, SW Germany, on the Neckar River. /ˈɛslɪŋən/ noun 1. a town in SW Germany, on the River Neckar: Gothic church, medieval buildings: wines, light industry. Pop: 91 980 (2003 est)