an informal indoor game
[pahr-luh s] /ˈpɑr ləs/ adjective 1. perilous; dangerous. 2. Obsolete. clever; shrewd. adverb 3. to a large extent; greatly. /ˈpɑːləs/ adjective 1. dangerous or difficult 2. cunning adverb 3. extremely adj. late 14c., late Middle English contraction of perilous.
[puh l-yahr-ee, pahrl-] /pəlˈyɑr i, pɑrl-/ noun 1. .
/parm/ Further-compressed form of param. This term is an IBMism, and written use is almost unknown outside IBM shops; spoken /parm/ is more widely distributed, but the synonym arg is favoured among hackers. Compare var. [Jargon File]
[pahr-muh; for 1 also Italian pahr-mah] /ˈpɑr mə; for 1 also Italian ˈpɑr mɑ/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, SE of Milan. 2. a city in NE Ohio. noun 1. (Italian) (ˈparma). a city in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna: capital of the duchy of Parma and Piacenza from 1545 until it became part […]