[kwah-min] /ˈkwɑ mɪn/
a male day name for Saturday.
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(formerly, especially in creole-speaking cultures) a name given at birth to a black child, in accordance with African customs, indicating the child’s sex and the day of the week on which he or she was born, as the male and female names for Sunday (Quashee and Quasheba) Monday (Cudjo or Cudjoe and Juba) Tuesday (Cubbena and Beneba) Wednesday (Quaco and Cuba or Cubba) Thursday (Quao and Abba) Friday (Cuffee or Cuffy and Pheba or Phibbi) and Saturday (Quamin or Quame and Mimba)
(W African) a name indicating a person’s day of birth
[kwey-mish] /ˈkweɪ mɪʃ/ adjective, Chiefly Ocracoke Island. 1. queasy; having an upset stomach; qualmish.
[kwah-nuh] /ˈkwɑ nə/ noun 1. (Quanah Parker) 1845?–1911, Comanche leader.
[kwon-duh-ree, -dree] /ˈkwɒn də ri, -dri/ noun, plural quandaries. 1. a state of perplexity or uncertainty, especially as to what to do; dilemma. /ˈkwɒndrɪ; -dərɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. a situation or circumstance that presents problems difficult to solve; predicament; dilemma n. “state of perplexity,” 1570s, of unknown origin, perhaps a quasi-Latinism based on Latin […]
[kwon-dong] /ˈkwɒnˌdɒŋ/ noun 1. an Australian tree, Fusanus acuminatus, bearing a fruit with an edible, nutlike seed. 2. the fruit, or the seed or nut. /ˈkwɒnˌdɒŋ/ noun 1. Also called native peach 2. silver quandong 3. (Austral, informal) a person who takes advantage of other people’s generosity