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pill1 US English

A small round mass of solid medicine to be swallowed whole

pill2 US English

(Of knitted fabric) form small balls of fluff on its surface

pill US Thesaurus

take one pill at bedtime

the pill in pill1 US English

A contraceptive pill

mini-pill US English

A contraceptive pill containing progestin and not estrogen

pep pill US English

A pill containing a stimulant drug

birth pill US English

A contraceptive pill

chill pill US English

A notional pill taken to make a person calm down or relax

happy pill US English

A tablet of an antidepressant or other drug, regarded as inducing a feeling of happiness or cheerfulness

pill beetle US English

A small convex beetle which is able to feign death by retracting its legs and contracting into a ball

pill popper US English

A person who regularly takes large numbers of pills, especially barbiturates or amphetamines

pill pusher US English

A person, specifically a doctor, who resorts too readily to advocating the use of medication to cure illness rather than considering other treatments

poison pill US English

A tactic used by a company threatened with an unwelcome takeover bid to make itself unattractive to the bidder

video pill US English

A capsule containing a tiny camera that, when swallowed, transmits photographs of the stomach and intestines to a recording device

abortion pill US English

A drug that can induce abortion, especially mifepristone

combined pill US English

An oral contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a progestogen

sleeping pill US English

A tablet of a drug that helps to induce sleep

pill woodlouse US English

A woodlouse with a thick cuticle, which is able to roll up into a ball when threatened

morning-after pill US English

A contraceptive pill that is effective up to about seventy-two hours after intercourse

a bitter pill US English

An unpleasant or painful necessity (to accept)

birth control pill US English

A contraceptive pill

poison pill amendment US English

An amendment to a legislative bill that considerably weakens the bill’s intended effect, or ruins the bill’s chances of passing

pillbox US English

A small shallow cylindrical box for holding pills

pillbug US English

A wood louse that has a thick cuticle and is able to roll up into a ball when threatened

pill bug in pillbug US English

A wood louse that has a thick cuticle and is able to roll up into a ball when threatened

a bitter pill in pill1 US English

An unpleasant or painful necessity (to accept)

a bitter pill to swallow in pill1 US English

An unpleasant or painful necessity (to accept)