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  • Lauderdale-lakes

    [law-der-deyl] /ˈlɔ dərˌdeɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE Florida: suburb of Fort Lauderdale.

  • Tussock-grass

    noun 1. any of various grasses that grow in tuftlike clumps. tussock grass noun 1. (Austral & NZ) any of several pasture grasses of the genus Poa

  • Chernenko

    /tʃɜːˈɲɛŋkəʊ/ noun 1. Konstantin (Ustinovich) (kənstanˈtin). 1911–85, Soviet statesman; general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1984–85)

  • Grout

    [grout] /graʊt/ noun 1. a thin, coarse mortar poured into various narrow cavities, as masonry joints or rock fissures, to fill them and consolidate the adjoining objects into a solid mass. 2. a coat of plaster for finishing a ceiling or interior wall. 3. Usually, grouts. lees; grounds. 4. Archaic. verb (used with object) 5. […]

  • Low-level

    [loh-lev-uh l] /ˈloʊˈlɛv əl/ adjective 1. undertaken by or composed of members having a low status: a low-level discussion. 2. having low status: low-level personnel. 3. undertaken at or from a low altitude: low-level bombing. 4. Linguistics. occurring or operating at the phonetic level of linguistic representation or analysis: low-level rules governing assimilation.

  • Non-manufacture

    [man-yuh-fak-cher] /ˌmæn yəˈfæk tʃər/ noun 1. the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale: the manufacture of television sets. 2. the making or producing of anything; generation: the manufacture of body cells. 3. the thing or material manufactured; product: Plastic is an important manufacture. verb (used […]

  • Snotty

    adjective, snottier, snottiest. 1. Vulgar. of or relating to snot. 2. Informal. snobbish; arrogant; supercilious: a snotty kid. adjective -tier, -tiest 1. dirty with nasal discharge 2. (slang) contemptible; nasty 3. snobbish; conceited noun (pl) -ties 4. a slang word for midshipman snotnose

  • Outdoorsman

    [out-dawrz-muh n, -dohr-] /ˌaʊtˈdɔrz mən, -ˈdoʊr-/ noun, plural outdoorsmen. 1. a person devoted to outdoor sports and recreational activities, as hiking, hunting, fishing, or camping. 2. a person who spends much time in the . n. 1924, American English, from outdoors + man (n.).

  • Black-water-fever

    a severe form of malaria characterized by kidney damage and hemoglobinuria resulting in urine that is dark red or black. Historical Examples Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman Sacrifice Stephen French Whitman South Sea Tales Jack London Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 1 Various The White Blackbird Hudson Douglas New York Times Current History; The […]

  • Grantable

    [grant, grahnt] /grænt, grɑnt/ verb (used with object) 1. to bestow or confer, especially by a formal act: to grant a charter. 2. to give or accord: to grant permission. 3. to agree or accede to: to grant a request. 4. to admit or concede; accept for the sake of argument: I grant that point. […]

  • Carpetbag

    a bag for traveling, especially one made of carpeting. to journey with little luggage. to act as a carpetbagger. Historical Examples He’s too honest entirely to stale the value of a pin, let alone a carpetbag. Brave and Bold Horatio Alger When the boy got through, he cast a speculative glance at the carpetbag. Brave […]

  • Aamt

    aamt American Association for Medical Transcription

  • Dwarf-sumac

    noun 1. a shrub or small tree, Rhus copallina, of the cashew family, native to the eastern U.S., having shiny, pinnate leaves, greenish flowers, and clusters of red, berrylike fruit.

  • Whip the dog

    whipped up

  • Verrucae

    noun, plural verrucae [vuh-roo-see, ve-] /vəˈru si, vɛ-/ (Show IPA) 1. Medicine/Medical. a wart. 2. Zoology. a small, flattish, wartlike prominence. noun (pl) -cae (-siː), -cas 1. (pathol) a wart, esp one growing on the hand or foot 2. (biology) a wartlike outgrowth, as in certain plants or on the skin of some animals verruca […]