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-and British & World English

(Forming nouns) denoting a person or thing to be treated in a specified way

and British & World English

Used to connect words of the same part of speech, clauses, or sentences, that are to be taken jointly

AND British & World English

Andorra (international vehicle registration)

AND in and British & World English

A Boolean operator which gives the value one if and only if all the operands are one, and otherwise has a value of zero

slow but sure British & World English

Not quick but achieving the required result eventually

that's all she wrote British & World English

Used to convey that there is or was nothing more to be said about a matter

or otherwise British & World English

Indicating the opposite of or a contrast to something stated

and/or British & World English

Either or both of two stated possibilities

and Co. British & World English

Used as part of the titles of businesses to designate the partner or partners not named

q and a British & World English

A question and answer period or exchange

D and C British & World English

Dilatation and curettage

and such British & World English

And similar things

G and T British & World English

A drink of gin and tonic

and how! British & World English

Very much so (used to express strong agreement)

—— and all British & World English

Used to emphasize something additional that is being referred to

been and—— British & World English

Used to express surprise or annoyance at someone’s actions

by and by British & World English

Before long; eventually

and company British & World English

Used after a person’s name to denote those people usually associated with them

and so on British & World English

And similar things; et cetera

so-and-so British & World English

A person or thing whose name the speaker does not need to specify or does not know or remember

nice and —— British & World English

Satisfactorily in terms of the quality described

on and on British & World English

Continually; at tedious length

to and fro British & World English

In a constant movement backwards and forwards or from side to side

yes and no British & World English

Partly and partly not

in-and-out British & World English

Involving rapid inward and outward movement

on and off British & World English

Intermittently

off and on British & World English

Intermittently; now and then

as and when British & World English

At the time when (used to refer to an uncertain future event)

bill and coo British & World English

Behave or talk in a very loving or sentimental way

Box and Cox British & World English

Used to refer to an arrangement whereby people make use of the same accommodation or facilities at different times, according to a strict arrangement

but and ben British & World English

A two-roomed cottage; a humble home

by and large British & World English

On the whole; everything considered

pan and scan British & World English

A technique for narrowing the aspect ratio of a widescreen film to fit the squarer shape of a television screen by continuously selecting the most significant portion of the original picture, rather than just the middle portion

pan-and-tilt British & World English

Denoting a stand, tripod, or other item of mounting equipment that allows a camera to move in both horizontal and vertical planes

pick-and-mix British & World English

Denoting a method of assembling something by choosing items from among a large variety of different possibilities

put-and-take British & World English

Denoting a system whereby waters are stocked with fish for anglers to catch

run-and-gun British & World English

(In sport) denoting fast, free-flowing play without emphasis on set plays or defence

and the rest British & World English

Used to assert that something is an understatement

and the rest British & World English

And everything else of a similar type that might be mentioned

scot and lot British & World English

A tax levied by a municipal corporation on its members

cup-and-ring British & World English

Denoting marks cut in megalithic monuments consisting of a circular depression surrounded by concentric rings

—— and counting British & World English

Used to say that a figure is constantly increasing

chip and PIN British & World English

A way of paying for goods by debit or credit card whereby one enters one’s personal identification number in an electronic device rather than signing a slip

come and go British & World English

Arrive and then depart again; move around freely

cut and run British & World English

Make a speedy departure from a difficult situation rather than deal with it

down and out British & World English

(Of a person) without money, a job, or a place to live; destitute

ebb and flow British & World English

A recurrent pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth

egg and dart British & World English

A motif of alternating eggs and darts, used to enrich an ovolo molding


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