[noo-guh t, noo-gah] /ˈnu gət, ˈnu gɑ/
a chewy or brittle candy containing almonds or other nuts and sometimes fruit.
a hard chewy pink or white sweet containing chopped nuts, cherries, etc
“sweetmeat of almonds and other nuts,” 1827, from French nougat (18c.), from Provençal nougat “cake made with almonds,” from Old Provençal nogat “nutcake,” from noga, nuga “nut,” from Vulgar Latin *nucatum (nominative *nuca), from Latin nux (genitive nucis) “nut,” from PIE *kneu- “nut” (see nucleus).
A stupid or crazy person; boob, nut, sap: I told her not to be a nougat
[because nuts are the principal ingredient of nougat, the candy]
[noo-guh-teen] /ˌnu gəˈtin/ noun 1. a chocolate-coated .
/ˈnɔːtɪz/ plural noun 1. (informal) the years from 2000 to 2009 noun the time period 2000 to 2009 Word Origin from nought ‘zero’ Usage Note used with the
[noo-mey-uh] /nuˈmeɪ ə/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of New Caledonia, on the SW coast. [kal-i-doh-nee-uh, -dohn-yuh] /ˌkæl ɪˈdoʊ ni ə, -ˈdoʊn yə/ noun 1. an island in the S Pacific, about 800 miles (1290 km) E of Australia. 6224 sq. mi. (16,120 sq. km). 2. an overseas territory of France comprising […]
[noo-muh-non] /ˈnu məˌnɒn/ noun, plural noumena [noo-muh-nuh] /ˈnu mə nə/ (Show IPA) 1. the object, itself inaccessible to experience, to which a phenomenon is referred for the basis or cause of its sense content. 2. a thing in itself, as distinguished from a phenomenon or thing as it appears. 3. Kantianism. something that can be […]