[fawl-si-tee] /ˈfɔl sɪ ti/
noun, plural falsities.
the quality or condition of being ; incorrectness; untruthfulness; treachery.
something ; falsehood.
noun (pl) -ties
the state of being false or untrue
something false; a lie or deception
1550s, from Old French fauseté (12c., Modern French fausseté), from Late Latin falsitatem (nominative falsitas), from Latin falsus (see false).
[fawl-staf, -stahf] /ˈfɔl stæf, -stɑf/ noun 1. Sir John, the jovial, fat knight of brazen assurance and few scruples in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, and The Merry Wives of Windsor. 2. (italics) an opera (1893) by Giuseppe Verdi, with a libretto by Arrigo Boito based on the Shakespearean character. An endearing, fat, […]
[fawl-staf-ee-uh n] /fɔlˈstæf i ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or having the qualities of , especially his robust, bawdy humor, good-natured rascality, and brazen braggadocio: Falstaffian wit. /fɔːlˈstɑːfɪən/ adjective 1. jovial, plump, and dissolute
[fahlt-boht] /ˈfɑltˌboʊt/ noun 1. a small boat having a collapsible wooden frame covered with waterproof cloth or plastic. /ˈfæltˌbəʊt/ noun 1. a collapsible boat made of waterproof material stretched over a light framework
[fawl-ter] /ˈfɔl tər/ verb (used without object) 1. to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc.; give way: Her courage did not falter at the prospect of hardship. 2. to speak hesitatingly or brokenly. 3. to move unsteadily; stumble. verb (used with object) 4. to utter hesitatingly or brokenly: to falter an apology. noun […]