[kwah-shee] /ˈkwɑ ʃi/
a male day name for Sunday.
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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
/ˈkwɑːʃɪ/ noun 1. (Caribbean) an unsophisticated or gullible male Black peasant: I’m not a Quashi that anyone can fool
[kwey-zahy, -sahy, kwah-see, -zee] /ˈkweɪ zaɪ, -saɪ, ˈkwɑ si, -zi/ adjective 1. resembling; seeming; virtual: a quasi member. 1. a combining form meaning “resembling,” “having some, but not all of the features of,” used in the formation of compound words: quasi-definition; quasi-monopoly; quasi-official; quasi-scientific. /ˈkweɪzaɪ; -saɪ; ˈkwɑːzɪ/ adverb 1. as if; as it were combining […]
[ak-uh-dem-ik] /ˌæk əˈdɛm ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a college, , school, or other educational institution, especially one for higher education: academic requirements. 2. pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the humanities or pure mathematics. 3. theoretical or hypothetical; not practical, realistic, or directly useful: an […]
[uh-duhlt, ad-uhlt] /əˈdʌlt, ˈæd ʌlt/ adjective 1. having attained full size and strength; grown up; mature: an adult person, animal, or plant. 2. of, relating to, or befitting adults. 3. intended for adults; not suitable for children: adult entertainment. noun 4. a person who is fully grown or developed or of age. 5. a full-grown […]