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|1. Tread - The upper horizontal part of a step in a staircase.|
v. si·dled, si·dling, si·dles
1. To move sideways: sidled through the narrow doorway.
2. To advance in an unobtrusive, furtive, or coy way: swindlers who sidle up to tourists.
To cause to move sideways: We sidled the canoe to the riverbank.
to move in a furtive or stealthy manner; edge along
1. An unobtrusive, furtive, or coy advance.
2. A sideways movement.
jones (jnz) Slang
2. An addiction or craving.
intr.v. jonesed, jones·ing, jones·es
To have an eager or intense desire: was jonesing for caffeine.
4. Rug Burn
rash or red mark on one's body caused by the friction of one's skin rubbing on a carpet or rug. Often happens during the act of sex or play.
"That chick had on so much blush it looked like she had rug burn on her cheeks."
2.The rash you get when you're grinding on a woman who does not keep up with shaving her hooha and parts surrounding.
"Sally gave me the worst case of rug burn while we were scissoring last night."
sex rugburn body hair rashes stubble
3. rug burn
the red agitation on skin that comes from friction of pubic hair.
Josh: dude i have major rug burn around my lips.
Dave: her mouth was so red, major rug burn.
1. Spread or turned out.
2. Clumsy or clumsily formed; awkward.
An oblique angle or bevel given to the sides of an opening in a wall so that the opening is wider on one side of the wall than on the other.
v. splayed, splay·ing, splays
1. To spread (the limbs, for example) out or apart, especially clumsily.
2. To make slanting or sloping; bevel.
3. To dislocate (a bone). Used of an animal.
1. To be spread out or apart.
2. To slant or slope.
tr.v. mussed, muss·ing, muss·es
To make messy or untidy; rumple.
A state of disorder; a mess.
[Probably alteration of mess.]
muss [mʌs] US and Canadian informal
(tr; often foll by up) to make untidy; rumple
a state of disorder; muddle
[probably a blend of mess + fuss]
6. Eye teeth
adj. tin·ni·er, tin·ni·est
1. Of, containing, or yielding tin.
2. Tasting or smelling of tin: tinny canned food.
3. Having a thin metallic sound: a high tinny voice.
4. Weak or thin; flimsy.
1. Having qualities attributed to or associated with surrealism: "Even with most facilities shut down ... a few mavericks managed to slip into the park to sample the almost surreal emptiness before the shutdown ended." (Peter H. King).
2. Having an oddly dreamlike quality.
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buy thingy mugs, tshirts and magnetsnoun Used to describe an object on the spur of the moment when you have a sudden brain fritz and forget exactly what you were gonna say was.
Uhh.....get the report!.....program..thingy.
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buy thingy mugs, tshirts and magnetsa something, a thingymajig,a watchamacalit,a doo dad, a habba whatsa, a do hickey. The word that replaces a noun that you cant think of at that certain moment.
hand that thingy.
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buy thingy mugs, tshirts and magnetsA technical term.
Guy #1: Insert the thingy into the slot.
Guy #2: ...Is that a... Technical term?
Guy #1: Why, yes. Yes it is.
1. (Cookery) a small frying pan
2. (Cookery) Chiefly Brit a saucepan
(Cookery) a sauce
[French: literally, juice]
1. A lobby or anteroom, as of a theater or hotel.
2. An entrance hall; a vestibule.
pei·gnoir (pn-wär, pn-)
A woman's loose-fitting dressing gown.
[French, from Old French peignouer, linen covering used while combing oneself, from peigner, to comb the hair, from Latin pectinre, from pecten, pectin-, comb.]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's dressing gown or negligee
[from French, from peigner to comb, since the garment was worn while the hair was combed]
Noun 1. eaves - the overhang at the lower edge of a roof
overhang - projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
a. The generally triangular section of wall at the end of a pitched roof, occupying the space between the two slopes of the roof.
b. The whole end wall of a building or wing having a pitched roof.
2. A triangular, usually ornamental architectural section, as one above an arched door or window.
1. Nautical A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification.
2. A flag or an emblem similar in shape to a ship's pennant.
a. A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league.
b. The championship symbolized by such a flag.
A thin oblong piece of material, such as wood or slate, that is laid in overlapping rows to cover the roof or sides of a house or other building.
18. oc·clude (-kld)
v. oc·clud·ed, oc·clud·ing, oc·cludes
1. To cause to become closed; obstruct: occlude an artery.
2. To prevent the passage of: occlude light; occlude the flow of blood.
3. Chemistry To absorb or adsorb and retain (a substance).
4. Meteorology To force (air) upward from the earth's surface, as when a cold front overtakes and undercuts a warm front.
5. Dentistry To bring together (the upper and lower teeth) in proper alignment for chewing.
To close so that the cusps fit together. Used of the teeth of the upper and lower jaws.
19. wat·tle (wtl)
a. A construction of poles intertwined with twigs, reeds, or branches, used for walls, fences, and roofs.
b. Material used for such construction.
2. A fleshy, wrinkled, often brightly colored fold of skin hanging from the neck or throat, characteristic of certain birds, such as chickens or turkeys, and some lizards.
3. Botany Any of various Australian trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.
tr.v. wat·tled, wat·tling, wat·tles
1. To construct from wattle.
2. To weave into wattle.
20. gos·sa·mer (gs-mr)
1. A soft sheer gauzy fabric.
2. Something delicate, light, or flimsy.
3. A fine film of cobwebs often seen floating in the air or caught on bushes or grass.
Sheer, light, delicate, or tenuous.
1. (Clothing, Personal Arts & Crafts / Textiles) a gauze or silk fabric of the very finest texture
2. a filmy cobweb often seen on foliage or floating in the air
3. anything resembling gossamer in fineness or filminess
4. (modifier) made of or resembling gossamer gossamer wings
[C14 (in the sense: a filmy cobweb): probably from gos goose1 + somer summer1; the phrase refers to St Martin's summer, a period in November when goose was traditionally eaten; from the prevalence of the cobweb in the autumn; compare German Gänsemonat, literally: goosemonth, used for November]
21. taupe (tp)
A brownish gray.
(Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Colours)
a. a brownish-grey colour
b. (as adjective) a taupe coat
[from French, literally: mole, from Latin talpa]
Noun 1. taupe - a greyish brown
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
Adj. 1. taupe - of something having a dusky brownish grey color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
22. wor·ry (wûr, wr)
v. wor·ried (wûrd, wr-), wor·ry·ing, wor·ries (wûrz, wr-)
1. To feel uneasy or concerned about something; be troubled. See Synonyms at brood.
2. To pull or tear at something with or as if with the teeth.
3. To proceed doggedly in the face of difficulty or hardship; struggle: worried along at the problem.
1. To cause to feel anxious, distressed, or troubled. See Synonyms at trouble.
2. To bother or annoy, as with petty complaints.
a. To seize with the teeth and shake or tug at repeatedly: a dog worrying a bone.
b. To attack roughly and repeatedly; harass.
c. To touch, move, or handle idly; toy with: worrying the loose tooth with his tongue.
n. pl. wor·ries
1. The act of worrying or the condition of being worried; persistent mental uneasiness. See Synonyms at anxiety.
2. A source of nagging concern or uneasiness.
not to worry Informal
There is nothing to worry about; there is no need to be concerned: "But not to worry: it all...falls into place in the book's second half, where the language is plainer" (Hallowell Bowser).
23. puce [pjuːs]
(Fine Arts & Visual Arts / Colours)
a. a colour varying from deep red to dark purplish-brown
b. (as adjective) a puce carpet
24. bar·rette (b-rt)
A small clasp for holding the hair in place.