a salutation used in India
[nuhm-uh-stey] /ˈnʌm əˌsteɪ/ noun 1. a conventional Hindu expression on meeting or parting, used by the speaker usually while holding the palms together vertically in front of the bosom. /ˌnʌməsˈteɪ/ interjection 1. a salutation used in India noun, interjection Examples Sanskrit ‘homage; bowing to you’ Word Origin namaste v n. “salutatory gesture,” 1948, from Hindi, […]
[nam-i-kuhsh, nam-ey-] /ˈnæm ɪˌkʌʃ, ˈnæm eɪ-/ noun, plural namaycushes (especially collectively) namaycush. 1. a lake trout.
[nam-bee-pam-bee] /ˈnæm biˈpæm bi/ adjective 1. without firm methods or policy; weak or indecisive: namby-pamby handling of juvenile offenders. 2. lacking in character, directness, or moral or emotional strength: namby-pamby writing. 3. weakly sentimental, pretentious, or affected; insipid. noun, plural namby-pambies for 4. 4. a namby-pamby person: written by and for namby-pambies. 5. namby-pamby sentiment: […]
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/ˈnɑːm ˈkɔː/ noun 1. a salt lake in SW China, in SE Tibet at an altitude of 4629 m (15 186 ft). Area: about 1800 sq km (700 sq miles) Also called Tengri Nor