[lang-ger-uh s] /ˈlæŋ gər əs/
characterized by ; languid.
characterized by or producing languor
another word for languid
late 15c., “mournful,” from Old French langoros (11c.), from langor (see languor). Meaning “suggestive of languor” is from 1821. Related: Languorously; languorousness.
[luhng-goo r] /lʌŋˈgʊər/ noun 1. any of various slender, long-tailed monkeys of the genus Presbytis, of Asia, feeding on leaves, fruits, and seeds: several species are threatened or endangered. /lʌŋˈɡʊə/ noun 1. any of various agile arboreal Old World monkeys of the genus Presbytis and related genera, of S and SE Asia having a slender […]
1. a combining form meaning “wool,” used in the formation of compound words: laniferous.
[lan-yerd] /ˈlæn yərd/ noun 1. . [lan-yerd] /ˈlæn yərd/ noun 1. Nautical. a short rope or wire rove through deadeyes to hold and tauten standing rigging. 2. any of various small cords or ropes for securing or suspending something, as a whistle about the neck or a knife from one’s belt. 3. a cord with […]
[ley-nee-er-ee, lan-ee-] /ˈleɪ niˌɛr i, ˈlæn i-/ adjective 1. (of teeth) adapted for tearing. noun 2. a laniary tooth; a canine of daggerlike shape. /ˈlænɪərɪ/ adjective 1. (esp of canine teeth) adapted for tearing noun (pl) -aries 2. a tooth adapted for tearing