[zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/
noun, plural justaucorps
[zhoo-stuh-kawr, -kohr; French zhyst-oh-kawr] /ˈʒu stəˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr; French ʒüst oʊˈkɔr/ (Show IPA)
a fitted, knee-length coat, characterized by wide turned-back cuffs and stiff flared skirts, worn especially by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
[dih-zurt] /dɪˈzɜrt/ noun 1. Usually, deserts. reward or punishment that is deserved: Death was his desert. Synonyms: due, payment, recompense, reward; justice, retaliation, retribution, penalty. 2. the state or fact of deserving reward or punishment. 3. the state or condition of being worthy, as in character or behavior. Synonyms: merit, virtue, worth. Idioms 4. get […]
[juhst] /dʒʌst/ noun, verb (used without object) 1. . adjective (dʒʌst) 1. 2. conforming to high moral standards; honest 3. consistent with justice: a just action 4. rightly applied or given; deserved: a just reward 5. legally valid; lawful: a just inheritance 6. well-founded; reasonable: just criticism 7. correct, accurate, or true: a just account […]
[zhyst-mee-lyœ] /ʒüst miˈlyœ/ noun, plural juste-milieux [zhyst-mee-lyœ] /ʒüst miˈlyœ/ (Show IPA). French. 1. a point between two extremes; the golden mean.
[juhst] /dʒʌst/ adjective 1. guided by truth, reason, justice, and fairness: We hope to be just in our understanding of such difficult situations. 2. done or made according to principle; equitable; proper: a just reply. 3. based on right; rightful; lawful: a just claim. 4. in keeping with truth or fact; true; correct: a just […]