a colorless liquid, the para form of C 8 H 10 O 2 , having a hawthornlike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
Anita (Anita Belle Colton) 1919–2006, U.S. jazz singer. Historical Examples O’Day took Matt’s sizing with a troubled eye, then clenched his teeth. Motor Matt; or, The King of the Wheel Stanley R. Matthews O’Day squinted his eyes, his lips moving in silent calculation. From Place to Place Irvin S. Cobb “And it’s the same to-day,” […]
a female given name: Spanish form of . Contemporary Examples “We hired Anita Perry to be a development specialist and fundraiser and she has done exactly that,” Camp tells The Daily Beast. Anita Perry’s Political Baggage Jacob Bernstein October 12, 2011 I shared a stage with Anita Dunn at a post-election debriefing last December. Outfoxing […]
Anita, born 1928, English novelist and art historian. Contemporary Examples But, like any weathered artist, Brookner’s vast experience penetrates the spare frame of her novel, giving it unforeseen life. The Daily Beast Recommends The Daily Beast June 15, 2009 noun Anita. born 1928, British writer and art historian. Her novels include Hotel du Lac (1984), […]
Adolf [ey-dolf;; German ah-dawlf] /ˈeɪ dɒlf;; German ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1870–1933, Austrian architect and writer. Anita, 1893–1981, U.S. writer. a card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool. the forfeit or sum paid into the pool. the fact of being looed. to subject to a forfeit at loo. . 2 . . […]