Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 713 results

A1 US English

The first letter of the alphabet

A2 US English

Ace (used in describing play in bridge and other card games)

a1 US English

Used when referring to someone or something for the first time in a text or conversation

a-2 US English

To; toward

a-3 US English

variant spelling of ad- assimilated before sc, sp, and st (as in ascend, aspire, and astringent).

a-4 US English

Of

a-1 US English

Not; without

-a1 US English

Forming:

-a2 US English

Forming plural nouns:

-a3 US English

Of

à deux US English

For or involving two people

A US English

The first letter of the alphabet

a in A1 US English

The first letter of the alphabet

A in A1 US English

The human blood type (in the ABO system) containing the A agglutinogen and lacking the B

angstrom US English

A unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimeter, 10-10 meter, used mainly to express wavelengths and interatomic distances

Å in angstrom US English

A unit of length equal to one hundred-millionth of a centimeter, 10-10 meter, used mainly to express wavelengths and interatomic distances

à outrance US English

To the death or the very end

ampere US English

A unit of electric current equal to a flow of one coulomb per second

A in ampere US English

A unit of electric current equal to a flow of one coulomb per second

à la US English

(Of a dish) cooked or prepared in a specified style or manner

à la carte US English

(Of a menu or restaurant) listing or serving food that can be ordered as separate items, rather than part of a set meal

à la mode US English

In fashion; up to date

chacun à son goût US English

Each to one’s own taste

chicken à la king US English

Cooked breast of chicken in a cream sauce with mushrooms and peppers

on collision course US English

Going in a direction that will lead to a collision with another moving object or person

a cog in the machine US English

A small or insignificant member of a larger organization or system

pull a rabbit out of the hat US English

Do something unexpected but ingeniously effective in response to a problem

the picture of —— US English

The embodiment of a specified state or emotion

roman à clef US English

A novel in which real people or events appear with invented names

free rein US English

Freedom of action or expression

Thomas à Kempis US English

(Circa 1380–1471), German theologian; born Thomas Hemerken. He is the probable author of On the Imitation of Christ (circa 1415–24), a manual of spiritual devotion

ventre à terre US English

At full speed (used especially of a horse’s movement or its representation in painting)

light the fuse US English

Set something tense or exciting in motion

make game of US English

Mock; taunt

folie à deux US English

Delusion or mental illness shared by two people in close association

beyond doubt US English

Allowing no uncertainty

without doubt US English

Indisputably

of like mind US English

(Of a person) sharing the same opinions or tastes

leave its mark US English

Have a lasting or significant effect

ménage à trois US English

An arrangement in which three people share a sexual relationship, typically a domestic situation involving a married couple and the lover of one of them

A to Z US English

An alphabetically arranged handbook; a complete guide to a subject

a/c US English

Account

A/D US English

Analog to digital

A & E US English

Accident and emergency

A & M US English

Agricultural and Mechanical (college)

A & R US English

Artist(s) and repertory, used to denote employees of a record company who select and sign new artists

A/W US English

Autumn/winter (denoting or relating to fashion designed for the autumn and winter seasons of a particular year)

D/A US English

Digital to analog

T & A US English

Tits and ass

t/a US English

Trading as


Page: 1 2 3 ... 15