[fawr-leyn, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌleɪn, ˈfoʊr-/
(of a highway) having two lanes for traffic in each direction:
a four-lane thruway.
[fawr-ley-ner, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈleɪ nər, ˈfoʊr-/ (Show IPA). a four-lane highway.
[fawr-leg-id, -legd, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈlɛg ɪd, -ˈlɛgd, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective 1. having four legs. 2. Nautical. (of a schooner) having four masts.
- Four-leaf clover
[fawr-leef, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlif, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. a clover leaf having four leaflets instead of the usual three, purported to bring good luck. noun 1. a clover with four leaves rather than three, supposed to bring good luck 2. another name for cloverleaf (sense 1)
- Four-letter man
- Four-letter word
[fawr-let-er, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌlɛt ər, ˈfoʊr-/ noun 1. any of a number of short words, usually of four letters, considered offensive or vulgar because of their reference to excrement or sex. 2. any word, typically of four letters, that represents something forbidden, disliked, or regarded with extreme distaste: In the dieter’s vocabulary, “cake” is a four-letter […]