[pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee] /pɪˈkyu niˌɛr i/ adjective 1. of or relating to money: pecuniary difficulties. 2. consisting of or given or exacted in money or monetary payments: pecuniary tributes. 3. (of a crime, violation, etc.) involving a money penalty or fine. /pɪˈkjuːnɪərɪ/ adjective 1. consisting of or relating to money 2. (law) (of an offence) involving a […]
[ped-uh-goj-ik, -goh-jik] /ˌpɛd əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, -ˈgoʊ dʒɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a pedagogue or . adj. 1781, from Latin paedagogicus, from Greek paidagogikos “suitable for a teacher,” from paidagogos “teacher” (see pedagogue).
[pi-jawr-uh-tiv, -jor-, pej-uh-rey-, pee-juh-] /pɪˈdʒɔr ə tɪv, -ˈdʒɒr-, ˈpɛdʒ əˌreɪ-, ˈpi dʒə-/ adjective 1. having a disparaging, derogatory, or belittling effect or force: the pejorative affix -ling in princeling. noun 2. a pejorative form or word, as poetaster. /pɪˈdʒɒrətɪv; ˈpiːdʒər-/ adjective 1. (of words, expressions, etc) having an unpleasant or disparaging connotation noun 2. a […]
[puh-laj-ik] /pəˈlædʒ ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open seas or oceans. 2. living or growing at or near the surface of the ocean, far from land, as certain organisms. /pɛˈlædʒɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the open sea: pelagic whaling 2. (of marine life) living or occurring in the upper waters […]