a fear of dirt; also called rupophobia
Greek rhypos ‘filth’
noun 1. Jean (Ellen Gwendolen Rees Williams) 1890–1979, English novelist, born in Dominica. noun 1. Jean (Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams). ?1890–1979, Welsh novelist and short-story writer, born in Dominica. Her novels include Voyage in the Dark (1934), Good Morning, Midnight (1939), and Wide Sargasso Sea (1966)
noun, plural rhyta [rahy-tuh] /ˈraɪ tə/ (Show IPA) 1. an ancient Greek drinking horn, made of pottery or metal, having a base in the form of the head of a woman or animal. noun (pl) -ta (-tə) 1. (in ancient Greece) a horn-shaped drinking vessel with a hole in the pointed end through which to […]
noun 1. movement or procedure with uniform or patterned recurrence of a beat, accent, or the like. 2. Music. the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats. a particular form of this: duple rhythm; triple rhythm. 3. measured movement, as in dancing. […]
[rith -uh m-uh n-blooz] /ˈrɪð əm ənˈbluz/ noun 1. a folk-based but urbanized form of black popular music that is marked by strong, repetitious rhythms and simple melodies and was developed, in a commercialized form, into rock-‘n’-roll.