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noun see Mahdi
geographical name 1. island in Indian Ocean, chief of the Seychelles group population 61,183 2. (or formerly Mayyali) town SW India in N Kerala; a settlement of French India ...
biographical name Naguib 1911- Egyptian writer
or Mohican noun (plural -can or -cans) Etymology: Mahican Date: circa 1614 1. a member of an American Indian people of the upper Hudson River valley 2. the extinct ...
or Mogilev geographical name city E Belarus on the Dnieper population 363,000
noun Etymology: Hawaiian, Tahitian, & Marquesan Date: 1905 the flesh of a dolphin (Coryphaena hippurus) used for food; also the fish
noun see mah-jongg
biographical name Gustav 1860-1911 Austrian composer • Mahlerian adjective
adjective see Mahler
variant of maulstick
Mahmud II
biographical name 1785-1839 Ottoman sultan (1808-39)
noun Etymology: French maho, from Taino Date: 1756 either of two tropical hibiscus trees (Hibiscus elatus and H. tiliaceus)
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1660 1. the wood of any of various chiefly tropical trees (family Meliaceae, the mahogany family): a. (1) the ...
or Port Mahon geographical name city & port Spain on Minorca Island population 21,564
Mahone Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic E Canada in S Nova Scotia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Bernard McMahon died 1816 American botanist Date: 1818 any of a genus (Mahonia) of American and Asian shrubs (as the Oregon grape) of the ...
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu mahāwat, mahāut Date: 1662 a keeper and driver of an elephant
variant of Maratha
mai tai
noun (plural mai tais) Etymology: Tahitian maitai good Date: 1961 a cocktail made with rum, curaçao, orgeat, lime, and fruit juices
Mai-Ndombe, Lac
or formerly Lake Leopold II geographical name lake W Democratic Republic of the Congo
noun Etymology: Middle English maide, short for maiden Date: 13th century 1. an unmarried girl or woman especially when young ; virgin 2. a. maidservant b. a woman ...
Maid Marian
noun Date: circa 1525 a companion of Robin Hood in some forms of his legend
maid of honor
Date: circa 1586 1. an unmarried lady usually of noble birth whose duty it is to attend a queen or a princess 2. a bride's principal unmarried wedding attendant — ...
noun (plural maids-in-waiting) Date: 1953 a young woman of a queen's or princess's household appointed to attend her
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mægden, mǣden, diminutive of mægeth; akin to Old High German magad maiden, Old Irish mug serf Date: before 12th century ...
maiden name
noun Date: 1689 the surname of a woman before she marries
noun see maidenhair fern
maidenhair fern
noun Date: 1833 any of a genus (Adiantum) of ferns with delicate palmately branched fronds — called also maidenhair
maidenhair tree
noun Date: 1773 ginkgo
noun Etymology: Middle English maidenhed, from maiden + -hed -hood; akin to Middle English -hod -hood Date: 13th century 1. the quality or state of being a maiden ; ...
geographical name town S England in Berkshire on Thames River W of London population 49,038
noun Date: before 12th century the quality, state, or time of being a maiden
noun Date: 1555 conduct or traits befitting a maiden
adjective Date: 15th century of, resembling, or suitable to a maiden
noun Date: before 12th century maidenhood
noun Date: 14th century a female servant
geographical name town SE England capital of Kent on the Medway ESE of London population 133,200
adjective Etymology: Greek maieutikos of midwifery Date: 1655 relating to or resembling the Socratic method of eliciting new ideas from another
I. noun Etymology: Middle English male, maille, from Old English māl agreement, pay, from Old Norse māl speech, agreement; akin to Old English mǣl speech Date: before 12th ...
mail carrier
noun Date: 1788 letter carrier
mail drop
noun Date: 1945 1. an address used in transmitting secret communications 2. a receptacle or a slot for deposit of mail
mail order
noun Date: 1867 an order for goods that is received and filled by mail • mail-order adjective
adjective see mail order
noun see mail III
adjective see mail III
noun Date: 1812 1. a letter carrier's shoulder bag 2. a pouch used in the shipment of mail
noun Date: 1868 1. a box at or near a dwelling for the occupant's mail 2. a public box for deposit of outgoing mail 3. a computer file in which e-mail is collected
noun Etymology: Hawaiian Date: 1825 a Pacific island vine (Alyxia oliviformis) of the dogbane family with fragrant leaves and bark that are used for decoration and in Hawaii ...
adjective see mail IV
mailed fist
noun Date: 1897 a threat of armed or overbearing force
noun Date: 1884 1. one that mails 2. a container for mailing something 3. something (as an advertisement) sent by mail
biographical name Norman 1923- American author
service mark — used for a message sent by wire to a post office that delivers it to the addressee
noun Date: 1928 mail sent at one time to multiple addressees by a sender (as for promotional purposes)
Maillard reaction
noun Etymology: Louis-Camille Maillard died 1936 French biochemist Date: 1929 a nonenzymatic reaction between sugars and proteins that occurs upon heating and that produces ...
biographical name Aristide 1861-1944 French sculptor
noun Etymology: French Date: 1876 1. tights for dancers or gymnasts 2. jersey 2 3. a woman's one-piece bathing suit
noun Date: 1786 a man who delivers mail — called also postman
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English maymen, mahaymen, from Anglo-French maheimer, mahaigner — more at mayhem Date: 14th century 1. to commit the felony of mayhem ...
noun see maim I
biographical name Moses 1135-1204 Hebrew Moses ben Maimon Jewish philosopher, jurist, & physician
geographical name river 325 miles (523 kilometers) S central Germany rising in N Bavaria in the Fichtelgebirge & flowing W into the Rhine
I. noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Old English mǣgen; akin to Old High German magan strength, Old English magan to be able; in other senses, from 2main or ...
main chance
noun Date: 1584 the best chance for personal or financial gain
main line
noun Date: 1841 1. a principal highway or railroad line 2. slang a principal vein of the circulatory system
main man
noun Date: 1953 1. best male friend 2. a man whose character or work is most admired 3. most significant or important person; also chief 2
main sequence
noun Date: 1925 the group of stars that on a graph of spectrum versus luminosity forms a band comprising 90 percent of stellar types and that includes stars representative ...
main stem
noun Date: 1671 a main trunk or channel: as a. the main course of a river or stream b. the main street of a city or town
Main Street
noun Date: 1745 1. the principal street of a small town 2. a. the sections of a country centering about its small towns b. a place or environment characterized by ...
Main Streeter
noun see Main Street
main yard
noun Date: 15th century the yard of a mainsail
noun Date: 15th century a mast next above the mainmast
I. biographical name Sir Henry James Sumner 1822-1888 English jurist II. geographical name 1. state NE United States capital Augusta area 33,265 square miles (86,156 square ...
Maine cat
noun see Maine coon
Maine coon
noun Date: 1935 any of a breed of large long-haired domestic cats that have a very full tapered tail — called also coon cat, Maine cat
noun see Maine II
noun Date: circa 1964 a computer with its cabinet and internal circuits; also a large fast computer that can handle multiple tasks concurrently
noun Date: 14th century a continent or the main part of a continent as distinguished from an offshore island or sometimes from a cape or peninsula • mainlander noun
geographical name 1. Honshu 2. island N Scotland; largest of the Orkneys 3. island N Scotland; largest of the Shetlands
noun see mainland
I. Date: 1938 transitive verb slang to take by or as if by injecting into a principal vein intransitive verb slang to mainline a narcotic drug II. adjective Date: ...
adverb Date: 13th century 1. obsolete in a forceful manner 2. for the most part ; chiefly
noun Date: 15th century a sailing ship's principal mast
adjective Date: 1906 British of or relating to utility distribution mains
noun Date: 15th century the principal sail on the mainmast — see sail illustration
noun Date: 15th century a line by which the mainsail is trimmed and secured
noun Date: 1591 1. the chief spring in a mechanism especially of a watch or clock 2. the chief or most powerful motive, agent, or cause
noun Date: 15th century 1. a ship's stay extending from the maintop forward usually to the foot of the foremast 2. a chief support
I. noun Date: 1599 a prevailing current or direction of activity or influence • mainstream adjective II. transitive verb Date: 1973 1. to place (as a disabled child) in ...
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English mainteinen, from Anglo-French maintenir, maynteiner, from Medieval Latin manutenēre, from Latin manu tenēre to hold in the hand ...
noun see maintain
adjective see maintain
noun see maintain
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from maintenir Date: 14th century 1. the act of maintaining ; the state of being maintained ; support 2. something that ...
biographical name Marquise de 1635-1719 Françoise d'Aubigné; consort of Louis XIV
noun Date: 15th century a platform about the head of the mainmast of a square-rigged ship
or French Mayence geographical name city SW central Germany on the Rhine capital of Rhineland-Palatinate population 182,867
noun see majolica
chiefly Scottish variant of more
maison de santé
foreign term Etymology: French private hospital ; asylum
noun Etymology: French maisonnette, from Old French, diminutive of maison house, from Latin mansion-, mansio dwelling place — more at mansion Date: 1785 1. a small house ...
I. biographical name Frederic William 1850-1906 English historian II. geographical name city SE Australia in E New South Wales population 46,909
maître d'
or maitre d' noun (plural maître d's or maitre d's) Date: 1950 maitre d'hotel, headwaiter
maitre d'
noun see maître d'
maître d'hôtel
noun (plural maîtres d'hôtel) Etymology: French, literally, master of house Date: 1538 1. a. majordomo b. headwaiter 2. a sauce of butter, parsley, salt, pepper, ...
maître d'hôtel butter
noun see maître d'hôtel
noun Etymology: Spanish maíz, from Taino mahiz Date: 1555 Indian corn
abbreviation major
Maj Gen
abbreviation major general
adjective Date: 1601 having or exhibiting majesty ; stately Synonyms: see grand • majestically adverb
adverb see majestic
noun (plural -ties) Etymology: Middle English maieste, from Anglo-French majesté, from Latin majestat-, majestas; akin to Latin major greater Date: 14th century 1. sovereign ...
also maiolica noun Etymology: Italian maiolica, from Old Italian Maiolica, Maiorica Majorca Date: 1851 1. earthenware covered with an opaque tin glaze and decorated on the ...
biographical name John 1943- British prime minister (1990-97)
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English maiour, from Latin major, comparative of magnus great, large — more at much Date: 15th century 1. greater in dignity, rank, ...
major axis
noun Date: 1879 the axis passing through the foci of an ellipse
major depression
noun Date: 1979 1. major depressive disorder 2. an episode of depression characteristic of major depressive disorder
major depressive disorder
noun Date: 1978 a mood disorder having a clinical course involving one or more episodes of serious psychological depression lasting two or more weeks each with no intervening ...
major general
noun Etymology: French major général, from major, noun + général, adjective, general Date: 1633 a commissioned officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who ranks ...
major histocompatibility complex
noun Date: 1972 a group of genes in mammals that code for cell-surface polymorphic glycoprotein molecules which display antigenic peptide fragments for T cell recognition and ...
major league
noun Date: 1890 1. a league of highest classification in United States professional baseball; broadly a league of major importance in any of various sports 2. big time 2 ...
major leaguer
noun see major league
major order
noun Date: circa 1741 one of the Roman Catholic or Eastern clerical orders that are sacramentally conferred and have a sacred character that implies major religious ...
major party
noun Date: 1950 a political party having electoral strength sufficient to permit it to win control of a government usually with comparative regularity and when defeated to ...
major penalty
noun Date: 1925 a 5-minute suspension of a player in ice hockey or lacrosse
major premise
noun Date: 1821 the premise of a syllogism containing the major term
major seminary
noun Date: 1945 a Roman Catholic seminary giving usually the entire six years of senior college and theological training required for major orders
major suit
noun Date: 1916 either of the suits hearts or spades having superior scoring value in bridge
major term
noun Date: 1847 the term of a syllogism constituting the predicate of the conclusion
adjective see major league
adjective Date: circa 1955 of, relating to, or being a form of insurance designed to pay all or part of the medical bills of major illnesses usually after deduction of a fixed ...
or Spanish Mallorca geographical name island Spain; largest of the Balearic Islands; chief city Palma area 1405 square miles (3653 square kilometers) • Majorcan adjective ...
adjective or noun see Majorca
noun (plural -mos) Etymology: Spanish mayordomo or obsolete Italian maiordomo, from Medieval Latin major domus, literally, chief of the house Date: 1589 1. a head steward of ...
noun Date: 1940 drum majorette 2
noun Date: 1942 a person who believes in or advocates majoritarianism • majoritarian adjective
noun Date: 1942 the philosophy or practice according to which decisions of an organized group should be made by a numerical majority of its members
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1552 1. obsolete the quality or state of being greater 2. a. the age at which full civil rights are accorded b. the status of one who has ...
majority leader
noun Date: 1909 a leader of the majority party in a legislative body (as the United States Senate)
majority rule
noun Date: 1848 a political principle providing that a majority usually constituted by fifty percent plus one of an organized group will have the power to make decisions ...
adverb Date: 1956 in a major way a. primarily 1 b. extremely 1
geographical name island (atoll) W Pacific in SE Marshall Islands; contains capital of the group
adjective see majuscule
noun Etymology: French, from Latin majusculus rather large, diminutive of major Date: circa 1825 a large letter (as a capital) • majuscular adjective • majuscule ...
variant of makeable
noun (plural Makah or Makahs) Etymology: Clallam (Salishan language of the northern Olympic Peninsula) màq̓áʔa Date: 1855 1. a member of an American Indian people of the ...
geographical name mountain 27,824 feet (8481 meters) in the Himalayas in NE Nepal SE of Mt. Everest; 5th highest in the world
noun Etymology: Middle English maker Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish poet
geographical name 1. (or Macassar) strait Indonesia between E Borneo & W Sulawesi 2. — see Ujung Pandang • Makassarese noun
noun see Makassar
I. verb (made; making) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macian; akin to Old High German mahhōn to prepare, make, Greek magēnai to be kneaded, Old Church Slavic ...
make a face
or make faces phrasal to distort one's features ; grimace
make a mountain out of a molehill
phrasal to treat a trifling matter as of great importance
make away with
phrasal 1. to carry off ; steal 2. kill
make believe
phrasal pretend, feign
make bold
phrasal venture, dare
make book
phrasal to accept bets at calculated odds on all the entrants in a race or contest
make common cause
phrasal to unite to achieve a shared goal
make do
phrasal to get along or manage with the means at hand
make ducks and drakes of
phrasal see play ducks and drakes with
make ends meet
phrasal to make one's means adequate to one's needs
make eyes
phrasal ogle
make faces
phrasal see make a face
make friends with
phrasal to establish a friendship or friendly relations with
make fun of
phrasal to make an object of amusement or laughter ; ridicule, mock
make good
phrasal 1. (or make good on) to make valid or complete: as a. to make up for (a deficiency) b. indemnify c. to carry out successfully d. prove 2. to ...
make hay
phrasal to make use of a situation or circumstance especially in order to gain an advantage
make head
phrasal 1. to make progress especially against resistance 2. to rise in armed revolt
make it
phrasal 1. a. to be successful b. to be satisfactory or pleasing 2. to have sexual intercourse 3. survive, live
make light of
phrasal to treat as of little account
make love
phrasal 1. woo, court 2. a. neck, pet b. to engage in sexual intercourse
make much of
phrasal 1. to treat as of importance 2. to treat with obvious affection or special consideration
make nice
phrasal to be deliberately and often insincerely polite and agreeable
make no bones
phrasal to be straightforward, unhesitating, or sure
make off
intransitive verb Date: 1709 to leave in haste
make off with
phrasal to take away; especially grab, steal
make one's mark
phrasal to achieve success or fame
make out
verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to complete (as a printed form) by supplying required information 2. to find or grasp the meaning of 3. to form an ...
make over
transitive verb Date: 1546 1. to transfer the title of (property) 2. a. remake, remodel, redesign b. reform 1
make public
phrasal disclose
make sail
phrasal 1. to raise or spread sail 2. to set out on a voyage
make shift
phrasal to manage with difficulty
make sport of
phrasal ridicule, mock
make the grade
phrasal to measure up to some standard ; be successful
make the most of
phrasal to show or use to the best advantage
make the scene
phrasal to be present at or participate in a usually specified activity or event
make time
phrasal 1. to travel fast 2. to gain time 3. to make progress toward winning favor
make tracks
phrasal 1. to proceed at a walk or run 2. to go in a hurry ; run away, flee
make up
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to form by fitting together or assembling b. to arrange typeset matter in (as pages) for printing 2. a. to ...
make use of
phrasal to put to use ; employ
make water
phrasal 1. of a boat leak 2. urinate
make waves
phrasal to create a stir or disturbance
make way
phrasal 1. to give room for passing, entering, or occupying 2. to make progress
make with
phrasal slang produce, perform — usually used with the
noun see make-believe I
I. noun also make-belief Date: 1811 a pretending that what is not real is real
adjective Date: 1923 makeshift • make-do noun
adjective Date: 1919 allowing no middle ground between success and failure
noun Date: 1923 work assigned or done chiefly to keep one busy
or makable adjective Date: 15th century capable of being made; also reasonably likely to be made
noun Etymology: 1make + obsolete bate strife Date: 1529 archaic one that excites contention and quarrels
noun Date: 1898 something (as a post or buoy) to which a boat can be fastened
noun Date: 1927 an act or instance of making over ; especially a changing of a person's appearance (as by the use of cosmetics or a different hairdo)
noun Date: 14th century one that makes: as a. capitalized god 1 b. archaic poet c. a person who borrows money on a promissory note d. manufacturer
noun (plural -readies) Date: 1887 final preparation (as of a form on a printing press) for running
noun Date: 1766 a usually crude and temporary expedient ; substitute Synonyms: see resource • makeshift adjective
noun Date: 1821 1. a. the way in which the parts or ingredients of something are put together ; composition b. physical, mental, and moral constitution 2. a. the ...
noun Date: 1695 1. a. something thrown into a scale to bring the weight to a desired value b. something of little independent value thrown in to fill a gap 2. ...
geographical name see Makiyivka
Makgadikgadi Pans
geographical name large salt basin NE Botswana
or formerly Petrovsk geographical name city SE Russia in Europe on the Caspian capital of Dagestan population 339,000
noun (plural -nos) Etymology: Japanese, scroll, from maki roll, scroll + mono thing Date: 1882 a horizontal Japanese ornamental pictorial or calligraphic scroll — compare ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English macung, from macian to make Date: 12th century 1. the act or process of forming, causing, doing, or coming into being 2. ...
or Makeyevka geographical name city E Ukraine in Donets Basin NE of Donetsk population 424,000
noun see mako shark
mako shark
noun Etymology: Maori mako mako shark Date: 1926 either of two relatively slender mackerel sharks (Isurus paucus and I. oxyrinchus) that are dark blue above and white below ...
plural of likuta
abbreviation Malachi
mal de mer
noun Etymology: French Date: 1778 seasickness
mal de siècle
or mal du siècle foreign term Etymology: French illness from worldly concerns ; world-weariness
mal du siècle
foreign term see mal de siècle
mal vu
foreign term Etymology: French badly regarded ; disapproved of
combining form Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from mal bad (from Latin malus) & mal badly, from Latin male, from malus 1. a. bad b. badly 2. a. ...
mala fide
adverb or adjective Etymology: Late Latin Date: 1561 with or in bad faith
Malabar Coast
geographical name region SW India on Arabian Sea in Karnataka & Kerala states
or formerly Santa Isabel geographical name city capital of Equatorial Guinea on Bioko Island population 37,237
noun Date: circa 1929 faulty absorption especially of nutrient materials from the gastrointestinal tract
adjective Etymology: Malacca, Malaya Date: 1844 made or consisting of the cane of an Asian rattan palm (Calamus rotang) • malacca noun
geographical name — see Melaka • Malaccan adjective
Malacca, Strait of
geographical name channel 500 miles (805 kilometers) long between S Malay Peninsula & island of Sumatra
adjective see Malacca
noun Etymology: Hebrew Mal'ākhī Date: 14th century 1. a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table 2. — used as the conventional name ...
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew Mal'ākhī Date: 1568 Malachi
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English melochites, from Latin molochites, from Greek molochitēs, from molochē, malachē mallow Date: 1656 a green mineral that is a ...
adjective see malacology
noun see malacology
noun Etymology: French malacologie, contraction of malacozoologie, from New Latin Malacozoa, zoological group including soft-bodied animals (from Greek malakos soft + New Latin ...
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek malakostrakos soft-shelled, from malakos soft + ostrakon shell — more at mollify, oyster Date: 1835 any of a large subclass ...
noun Date: 1877 poor or inadequate adaptation
adjective Date: 1918 unsuited or poorly suited (as to a particular use, purpose, or situation)
adjective Date: 1931 1. marked by poor or inadequate adaptation 2. not conducive to adaptation
malade imaginaire
foreign term Etymology: French imaginary invalid ; hypochondriac
adjective Date: 1886 poorly or inadequately adjusted; specifically lacking harmony with one's environment from failure to adjust one's desires to the conditions of one's life
adjective Date: 1928 not conducive to adjustment
noun Date: 1833 poor, faulty, or inadequate adjustment
transitive verb see maladministration
noun Date: 1644 1. corrupt or incompetent administration (as of a public office) 2. incorrect administration (as of a drug) • maladminister transitive verb
adjective Etymology: French, from Middle French, from mal- + adroit Date: 1685 lacking adroitness ; inept Synonyms: see awkward • maladroitly adverb • maladroitness ...
adverb see maladroit
noun see maladroit
noun (plural -dies) Etymology: Middle English maladie, from Anglo-French, from malade sick, from Latin male habitus in bad condition Date: 13th century 1. a disease or ...
noun Date: 1608 a sweet brown fortified wine from Málaga, Spain; also a similar wine made elsewhere
geographical name 1. province S Spain in Andalusia area 2809 square miles (7275 square kilometers), population 1,160,843 2. city & port, its capital, NE of Gibraltar ...
noun (plural Malagasy; also Malagasies) Date: 1839 1. a member of a people of Indonesian and African origin who inhabit Madagascar 2. the Austronesian language of the ...
Malagasy Republic
geographical name — see Madagascar
noun Etymology: Spanish malagueña, from feminine of malagueño of Málaga, from Málaga Date: circa 1883 1. a folk tune native to Málaga that is similar to a fandango 2. ...
noun Etymology: French malaise, from Old French, from mal- + aise comfort — more at ease Date: circa 1768 1. an indefinite feeling of debility or lack of health often ...
geographical name island SW Pacific in the SE Solomons NE of Guadalcanal
geographical name see Malekula
biographical name Bernard 1914-1986 American writer
also malemute noun Etymology: Malemute, an Inupiat of the Kotzebue Sound area, Alaska, from Inupiat malimiut Date: 1898 a sled dog of northern North America; especially ...
biographical name Daniel François 1874-1959 South African editor; prime minister (1948-54)
geographical name city Indonesia in E Java S of Surabaya population 695,618
noun Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1853 1. taro 2. yautia
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from mal- + apert open, frank — more at pert Date: 14th century impudently bold ; saucy

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