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sizzler
noun Date: 1848 one that sizzles; especially scorcher
SJ
abbreviation Society of Jesus
Sjælland
geographical name island, largest of islands of Denmark; site of Copenhagen area 2709 square miles (7043 square kilometers), population 1,971,946
SK
abbreviation Saskatchewan
ska
noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of 3scat Date: 1964 popular music of Jamaican origin that combines elements of traditional Caribbean rhythms and jazz
skag
variant of scag
Skagens Odde
geographical name see Skaw, The
Skagerrak
geographical name arm of the North Sea between Norway & Denmark
Skagit
geographical name river 163 miles (262 kilometers) SW British Columbia & NW Washington flowing S & W into Puget Sound
skald
or scald noun Etymology: Old Norse skāld Date: 1780 an ancient Scandinavian poet; broadly bard • skaldic adjective
skaldic
adjective see skald
Skanderbeg
or Scanderbeg biographical name 1405-1468 originally George Kastrioti Turkish Iskander Bey Albanian hero
Skaneateles Lake
geographical name lake 16 miles (26 kilometers) long central New York SW of Syracuse; one of the Finger Lakes
skanky
adjective (skankier; -est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1982 1. slang repugnantly filthy or squalid 2. slang of low or sleazy character
skat
noun Etymology: German, modification of Italian scarto discard, from scartare to discard, from s- (from Latin ex-) + carta card — more at card Date: 1864 1. a three-handed ...
skate
I. noun (plural skates; also skate) Etymology: Middle English scate, from Old Norse skata Date: 14th century any of a family (Rajidae, especially genus Raja) of rays with the ...
skateboard
I. noun Date: 1964 a short board mounted on small wheels that is used for coasting and for performing athletic stunts II. intransitive verb Date: 1964 to ride or perform ...
skateboarder
noun see skateboard II
skater
noun Date: 1700 1. one that skates 2. water strider
skating
noun Date: 1723 the act, art, or sport of gliding on skates
skatol
noun see skatole
skatole
also skatol noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek skat-, skōr excrement — more at scatology Date: 1879 a foul-smelling compound C9H9N found in ...
Skaw, The
or Skagens Odde geographical name cape Denmark at N extremity of Jutland
skean
I. or skeane variant of skein II. noun or skene Etymology: Middle English skene, from Irish scian & Scottish Gaelic sgian, from Old Irish scían; probably akin to Sanskrit ...
skeane
I. see skean I II. noun see skein I, 1
Skeat
biographical name Walter William 1835-1912 English philologist
skedaddle
intransitive verb (skedaddled; skedaddling) Etymology: probably alteration of British dialect scaddle to run off in a fright, from scaddle, adjective, wild, timid, skittish, ...
skedaddler
noun see skedaddle
Skeena
geographical name river 360 miles (579 kilometers) Canada in W British Columbia flowing S & W into Hecate Strait
skeet
noun Etymology: perhaps from Norwegian skyte to shoot Date: 1926 trapshooting in which clay pigeons are thrown in such a way as to simulate the angles of flight of birds
skeeter
I. noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1839 1. mosquito 2. an iceboat 16 feet (5 meters) or more in length equipped with a single sail II. noun Date: 1926 a ...
skeg
also skag noun Etymology: Middle English skegge, from Old Norse skegg cutwater, literally, beard — more at shag Date: 13th century 1. the stern of the keel of a ship near ...
skeigh
adjective Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish skygg shy; akin to Old English scēoh shy — more at shy Date: 1508 chiefly Scottish proudly spirited ...
skein
I. noun Etymology: Middle English skeyne, from Middle French (Picard) escagne, probably from Vulgar Latin *scamnia, from *scamniare to wind yarn, from *scamnium rack for holding ...
skeletal
adjective Date: 1854 of, relating to, forming, attached to, or resembling a skeleton • skeletally adverb
skeletal muscle
noun Date: 1877 striated muscle that is usually attached to the skeleton and is usually under voluntary control
skeletally
adverb see skeletal
skeleton
I. noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, neuter of skeletos dried up; akin to Greek skellein to dry up, sklēros hard and perhaps to Old English sceald shallow Date: 1578 1. ...
skeleton key
noun Date: 1810 a key with a large part of the bit filed away to enable it to open low quality locks as a master key
skeletonic
adjective see skeleton I
skeletonise
British variant of skeletonize
skeletonize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1644 to produce in or reduce to skeleton form
skeletonizer
noun Date: circa 1891 any of various lepidopteran larvae that eat the parenchyma of leaves reducing them to a skeleton of veins
skelter
intransitive verb (skeltered; skeltering) Etymology: from -skelter (in helter-skelter) Date: 1852 scurry
Skelton
biographical name John circa 1460-1529 English poet • Skeltonic adjective
Skeltonic
adjective see Skelton
Skeltonics
noun plural Etymology: John Skelton Date: 1898 short verses of an irregular meter with two or three stresses sometimes in falling and sometimes in rising rhythm and usually ...
skene
noun see skean II
skep
noun Etymology: Middle English skeppe basket, beehive, from Old English sceppe basket, from Old Norse skeppa bushel; akin to Old High German sceffil bushel, scaf tub Date: 15th ...
skepsis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek skepsis examination, doubt, skeptical philosophy, from skeptesthai Date: circa 1864 philosophic doubt as to the objective reality of ...
skeptic
noun Etymology: Latin or Greek; Latin scepticus, from Greek skeptikos, from skeptikos thoughtful, from skeptesthai to look, consider — more at spy Date: 1587 1. an ...
skeptical
adjective Date: 1639 relating to, characteristic of, or marked by skepticism • skeptically adverb
skeptically
adverb see skeptical
skepticism
noun Date: 1646 1. an attitude of doubt or a disposition to incredulity either in general or toward a particular object 2. a. the doctrine that true knowledge or ...
skerry
noun (plural skerries) Etymology: Scots (Shetland and Orkney islands), ultimately from Old Norse skerj-, sker rocky islet — more at scar Date: 1612 a rocky isle ; reef
sketch
I. noun Etymology: Dutch schets, from Italian schizzo, literally, splash, from schizzare to splash, of imitative origin Date: 1668 1. a. a rough drawing representing the ...
sketchbook
noun Date: 1820 a book of or for sketches
sketcher
noun see sketch II
sketchily
adverb see sketchy
sketchiness
noun see sketchy
sketchy
adjective (sketchier; -est) Date: 1805 1. of the nature of a sketch ; roughly outlined 2. wanting in completeness, clearness, or substance ; slight, superficial 3. ...
skew
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, to escape, run obliquely, from Anglo-French *eskiuer, eschiver to escape, avoid — more at eschew Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. ...
skew curve
noun Date: circa 1889 a curve in three-dimensional space that does not lie in a single plane
skew distribution
noun Date: circa 1931 an unsymmetrical frequency distribution having the mode at a different value from the mean
skew lines
noun plural Date: 1952 straight lines that do not intersect and are not in the same plane
skewback
noun Date: 1703 a course of masonry, a stone, or an iron plate having an inclined face against which the voussoirs of an arch abut
skewbald
I. adjective Etymology: skewed (skewbald) + bald Date: 1654 of an animal marked with patches of white and any other color but black II. noun Date: 1863 a skewbald horse
skewer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English skeuier Date: 15th century 1. a pin of wood or metal for fastening meat to keep it in form while roasting or to hold small pieces of meat or ...
skewness
noun Date: 1894 lack of straightness or symmetry ; distortion; especially lack of symmetry in a frequency distribution
ski
I. noun (plural skis; also ski) Etymology: Norwegian, from Old Norse skīth stick of wood, ski; akin to Old English scīd board, scēadan to divide — more at shed Date: 1755 ...
ski boot
noun Date: 1907 a rigid padded shoe that extends just above the ankle, is securely fastened to the foot (as with laces, buckles, or clasps), and is locked into position in a ...
ski jump
noun Date: 1907 a jump made by a person wearing skis; also a course or track especially prepared for such jumping • ski jump intransitive verb • ski jumper noun
ski jumper
noun see ski jump
ski lift
noun Date: 1939 a motor-driven conveyor consisting usually of a series of bars or seats suspended from an overhead moving cable and used for transporting skiers or sightseers ...
ski mask
noun Date: 1966 a knit fabric mask that covers the head, has openings for the eyes, mouth, and sometimes the nose, and is worn especially by skiers for protection from the cold
ski pole
noun Date: 1920 one of a pair of lightweight poles used in skiing that have a handgrip and usually a wrist strap at one end and an encircling disk set above the point at the ...
ski run
noun Date: 1924 a slope or trail suitable for skiing
ski touring
noun Date: 1935 cross-country skiing for pleasure
ski tow
noun Date: 1935 1. a motor-driven conveyor that is used for pulling skiers up a slope and that consists usually of an endless moving rope which a skier grasps 2. ski lift
skiable
adjective see ski II
skiagram
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek skia shadow + International Scientific Vocabulary -gram — more at scene Date: 1801 1. a figure formed by ...
skid
I. noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skīth stick of wood — more at ski Date: circa 1610 1. one of a group of objects (as planks or logs) ...
skid road
noun Date: 1880 1. a road along which logs are skidded 2. a. West the part of a town frequented by loggers b. skid row
skid row
noun Etymology: alteration of skid road Date: circa 1931 a district of cheap saloons and flophouses frequented by vagrants and alcoholics
Skiddaw
geographical name mountain 3053 feet (930 meters) NW England in NW central Cumbria
skidder
noun Date: 1870 1. one that skids or uses a skid 2. a tractor used especially for hauling logs
skiddoo
or skidoo intransitive verb Etymology: probably alteration of skedaddle Date: 1903 to go away ; depart
skiddy
adjective (skiddier; -est) Date: 1902 likely to skid or cause skidding
skidoo
intransitive verb see skiddoo
skidproof
adjective see skid I
skier
noun see ski II
skiff
noun Etymology: Middle English skif, from Middle French or Old Italian; Middle French esquif, from Old Italian schifo, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scip ship Date: ...
skiffle
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1926 American jazz or folk music played entirely or in part on nonstandard instruments (as jugs, washboards, or Jew's harps); also a ...
skiing
noun Date: 1893 the art or sport of sliding and jumping on skis
skijoring
noun Etymology: modification of Norwegian skikjøring, from ski + kjøring driving Date: 1910 a winter sport in which a person wearing skis is drawn over snow or ice (as by a ...
Skikda
or formerly Philippeville geographical name city & port NE Algeria N of Constantine population 128,747
skilful
chiefly British variant of skillful
skill
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English skilen, from Old Norse skilja to separate, divide; akin to Old Norse skil distinction Date: 13th century archaic to make a ...
skill-less
adjective see skill II
skill-lessness
noun see skill II
skilled
adjective Date: 1552 1. having acquired mastery of or skill in something (as a technique or a trade) 2. of, relating to, or requiring workers or labor with skill and ...
skilless
adjective see skill II
skillessness
noun see skill II
skillet
noun Etymology: Middle English skelet, probably from Anglo-French *escuelete, diminutive of escuelle, eskil bowl — more at scullery Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British a ...
skillful
adjective Date: 14th century 1. possessed of or displaying skill ; expert 2. accomplished with skill Synonyms: see proficient • skillfully adverb • skillfulness ...
skillfully
adverb see skillful
skillfulness
noun see skillful
skim
I. verb (skimmed; skimming) Etymology: Middle English skymmen, skemen, probably from Anglo-French escumer, from escume foam, scum, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch schum ...
skim milk
noun Date: 1596 milk from which the cream has been taken — called also skimmed milk
skimble-skamble
adjective Etymology: reduplication of English dialect scamble to stumble along Date: 1596 rambling and confused ; senseless
skimmed milk
noun see skim milk
skimmer
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that skims; specifically a flat perforated scoop or spoon used for skimming 2. any of a small genus (Rynchops) of long-winged marine birds ...
skimming
noun Date: 15th century that which is skimmed from a liquid
skimobile
noun Date: 1944 snowmobile
skimp
I. adjective Etymology: perhaps alteration of scrimp Date: 1775 skimpy II. verb Date: circa 1879 transitive verb to give insufficient or barely sufficient attention or ...
skimpily
adverb see skimpy
skimpiness
noun see skimpy
skimpy
adjective (skimpier; -est) Date: 1842 deficient in supply or execution especially through skimping ; scanty Synonyms: see meager • skimpily adverb • skimpiness noun
skin
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse skinn; akin to Old English scinn skin, Middle High German schint fruit peel Date: 13th century 1. ...
skin diver
noun see skin diving
skin diving
noun Date: 1938 the sport of swimming under water with a face mask and flippers and especially without a portable breathing device • skin-dive intransitive verb • skin ...
skin game
noun Date: 1868 a swindling game or trick
skin graft
noun Date: 1871 a piece of skin that is surgically removed from a donor area to replace skin in a defective or denuded area (as one that has been burned); also the procedure ...
skin grafting
noun see skin graft
skin test
noun Date: 1925 a test (as a scratch test) performed on the skin and used in detecting allergic hypersensitivity
skin-deep
adjective Date: 1613 1. as deep as the skin 2. not thorough or lasting in impression ; superficial
skin-dive
intransitive verb see skin diving
skin-pop
Date: circa 1952 intransitive verb to inject a drug subcutaneously rather than into a vein transitive verb to inject (a drug) by skin-popping • skin-popper noun
skin-popper
noun see skin-pop
skinflint
noun Date: circa 1700 a person who would save, gain, or extort money by any means ; miser
skinful
noun Date: circa 1779 1. a large or satisfying quantity especially of liquor 2. the contents of a skin bottle
skinhead
noun Date: circa 1953 1. a person whose hair is cut very short 2. a usually white male belonging to any of various sometimes violent youth gangs whose members have ...
skink
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle Dutch schenken; akin to Old English scencan to pour out drink and probably to scanca shank Date: 15th century ...
skinker
noun Date: 1586 one that serves liquor ; bartender
skinless
adjective see skin I
skinned
adjective Date: 15th century having skin especially of a specified kind — usually used in combination
skinner
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. one that deals in skins, pelts, or hides b. one that removes, cures, or dresses skins 2. sharper 3. a driver of draft animals ; teamster
Skinner
I. biographical name B(urrhus) F(rederic) 1904-1990 American psychologist • Skinnerian adjective II. biographical name Cornelia Otis 1901-1979 daughter of Otis American ...
Skinner box
noun Etymology: B. F. Skinner Date: 1940 a laboratory apparatus in which an animal is caged for experiments in operant conditioning and which typically contains a lever that ...
Skinnerian
adjective see Skinner I
skinniness
noun see skinny I
skinny
I. adjective (skinnier; -est) Date: 1573 1. resembling skin ; membranous 2. a. lacking sufficient flesh ; very thin ; emaciated b. lacking usual or desirable bulk, ...
skinny-dip
intransitive verb Date: 1964 to swim in the nude • skinny-dip noun • skinny-dipper noun
skinny-dipper
noun see skinny-dip
skint
adjective Etymology: alteration of skinned, past participle of 2skin Date: circa 1925 chiefly British penniless
skintight
adjective Date: 1885 closely fitted to the figure
skip
I. verb (skipped; skipping) Etymology: Middle English skippen, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skopa to hop Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. ...
skip bail
phrasal to jump bail
skip bomb
transitive verb Date: 1943 to attack by releasing delayed-action bombs from a low-flying airplane so that they skip along a land or water surface and strike a target
skip rope
phrasal to use a jump rope (as for exercise or a game)
skipjack
noun (plural skipjacks or skipjack) Date: 1703 1. any of various fishes (as a ladyfish or bluefish) that jump above or are active at the surface of the water; especially ...
skipjack tuna
noun Date: 1950 a relatively small tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis syn. Euthynnus pelamis) that is bluish above and silvery below with oblique dark stripes on the sides and belly
skippable
adjective see skip I
skipper
I. noun Date: 13th century 1. any of various erratically active insects (as a click beetle or a water strider) 2. one that skips 3. saury 4. any of a superfamily ...
skirl
I. verb Etymology: Middle English (Scots) skrillen, skirlen to scream, shriek, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect skræla to cry aloud; akin to Old English ...
skirmish
I. noun Etymology: Middle English skyrmissh, alteration (influenced by Anglo-French eskermir to fence (with swords), protect, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German scirmen ...
skirmisher
noun see skirmish II
Skíros
geographical name — see Skyros
skirr
verb Etymology: perhaps alteration of 3scour Date: circa 1548 intransitive verb 1. to leave hastily ; flee 2. to run, fly, sail, or move along rapidly transitive ...
skirt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse skyrta shirt, kirtle — more at shirt Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) a free-hanging part of an outer garment or ...
skirt steak
noun Date: circa 1909 a boneless strip of beef cut from the plate
skirted
adjective see skirt I
skirter
noun see skirt II
skirting
noun Date: 1764 1. something that skirts: as a. border, edging b. chiefly British baseboard — called also skirting board 2. fabric suitable for skirts
skirting board
noun see skirting
skit
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1727 1. a jeering or satirical remark ; taunt 2. a. a satirical or humorous story or sketch b. (1) a brief burlesque or ...
skitter
verb Etymology: probably frequentative of English dialect (Scots and northern) skite to move quickly, probably from Old Norse skyt-, stem of skjōta to shoot Date: 1845 ...
skittery
adjective Date: 1941 skittish
skittish
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from skit- (probably from Old Norse skyt-) + -ish Date: 15th century 1. a. lively or frisky in action ; capricious b. variable, ...
skittishly
adverb see skittish
skittishness
noun see skittish
skittle
noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skutill harpoon, bolt, Danish skyttel shuttle — more at shuttle Date: 1634 1. plural but singular in ...
skive
transitive verb (skived; skiving) Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse skīfa to slice Date: circa 1825 to cut off (as leather or rubber) in thin ...
skiver
noun Date: 1800 1. a thin soft leather made of the grain side of a split sheepskin, usually tanned in sumac and dyed 2. one that skives something (as leather)
Skivvies
trademark — used for men's underwear
skivvy
noun (plural skivvies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1902 British a female domestic servant
skiwear
noun Date: 1961 clothing suitable for wear while skiing
skoal
noun Etymology: Danish skål, literally, cup; akin to Old Norse skāl bowl — more at scale Date: 1600 toast, health — often used interjectionally
Škoda
biographical name Emil von 1839-1900 Czech engineer & industrialist
Skokie
geographical name village NE Illinois N of Chicago population 63,348
Skopje
geographical name city capital of Macedonia on the Vardar population 563,301
skort
noun Etymology: blend of 1skirt and shorts Date: 1951 a pair of shorts made to resemble a skirt (as with an overlapping front panel)
skosh
noun Etymology: Japanese sukoshi Date: 1952 a small amount ; bit, smidgen — used adverbially with a
Skou
biographical name Jens C. 1918- Danish biophysicist
Skryabin
biographical name see Scriabin
SKU
abbreviation stock-keeping unit
skua
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Faeroese skúgvur; akin to Old Norse skūfr tassel, skua, Old English scēaf sheaf — more at sheaf Date: 1678 any of various seabirds ...
skulduggery
or skullduggery noun (plural -geries) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1867 underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; also a devious device or trick
skulk
I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect skulka to lie in wait, lurk Date: 13th century 1. to move in a stealthy or ...
skulker
noun see skulk I
skull
I. noun Etymology: Middle English skulle, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skulle skull Date: 13th century 1. the skeleton of the head of a vertebrate forming ...
skull and crossbones
noun (plural skulls and crossbones) Date: 1826 a representation of a human skull over crossbones usually used as a warning of danger to life
skull practice
noun see skull session
skull session
noun Date: 1937 1. a strategy class for an athletic team 2. a meeting for consultation, discussion, or the interchange of ideas or information — called also skull ...
skullcap
noun Date: 1682 1. a close-fitting cap; especially a light brimless cap for indoor wear 2. any of various mints (genus Scutellaria) having a bell-shaped calyx that when ...
skullduggery
noun see skulduggery
skulled
adjective see skull I
Skunk
geographical name river 264 miles (425 kilometers) SE Iowa flowing SE into Mississippi River
skunk
I. noun (plural skunks; also skunk) Etymology: earlier squuncke, from a Massachusett reflex of Algonquian *šeka•kwa, from šek- urinate + -a•kw fox, fox-like animal Date: ...
skunk cabbage
noun Date: 1751 either of two North American perennial herbs of the arum family that occur in shaded wet to swampy areas and have a fetid odor suggestive of a skunk: a. ...
Skunk Works
service mark — used for research and development services
skunkbrush
noun Date: 1940 squawbush
skunky
adjective (skunkier; -est) Date: 1868 having a rancid smell or taste suggestive of a skunk
sky
I. noun (plural skies) Etymology: Middle English, cloud, sky, from Old Norse skȳ cloud; akin to Old English scēo cloud Date: 13th century 1. the upper atmosphere or ...
sky blue
noun Date: 1738 a pale to light blue color
sky marshal
noun Date: 1968 an armed federal plainclothesman assigned to prevent skyjackings
sky pilot
noun Date: 1883 clergyman; specifically chaplain
sky wave
noun Date: 1928 a radio wave that is propagated by means of the ionosphere
sky-high
I. adverb Date: 1818 1. a. high into the air b. to a high or exorbitant level or degree 2. in an enthusiastic manner 3. to bits ; apart II. adjective Date: ...
skyborne
adjective Date: 1589 airborne
skybox
noun Date: 1974 a roofed enclosure of private seats situated high in a sports stadium and typically featuring luxurious amenities
skycap
noun Etymology: 1sky + -cap (as in redcap) Date: 1941 one employed to carry hand luggage at an airport — compare redcap
skydive
intransitive verb see skydiving
skydiver
noun see skydiving
skydiving
noun Date: 1957 the sport of jumping from an airplane at a moderate altitude (as 6000 feet) and executing various body maneuvers before pulling the rip cord of a parachute ...
Skye
geographical name island Scotland, one of the Inner Hebrides area 670 square miles (1742 square kilometers)
Skye terrier
noun Etymology: Skye, Scotland Date: 1847 any of a Scottish breed of small short-legged terriers with a long body and long straight coat
skyey
adjective Date: 1603 of or resembling the sky ; ethereal
skyhook
noun Date: 1915 a hook conceived as being suspended from the sky
skyjack
transitive verb Etymology: 1sky + -jack (as in hijack) Date: 1961 to commandeer (an airplane in flight) by the threat of violence • skyjacker noun • skyjacking noun
skyjacker
noun see skyjack
skyjacking
noun see skyjack
skylark
I. noun Date: 1686 1. a common largely brown Old World lark (Alauda arvensis) noted for its song especially as uttered in flight 2. any of various birds resembling the ...
skylarker
noun see skylark II
skylight
noun Date: 1679 1. the diffused and reflected light of the sky 2. an opening in a house roof or ship's deck that is covered with translucent or transparent material and ...
skylighted
also skylit adjective Date: 1849 having a skylight
skyline
noun Date: 1824 1. the apparent juncture of earth and sky ; horizon 2. an outline (as of buildings or a mountain range) against the background of the sky
skylit
adjective see skylighted
skyrocket
I. noun Date: 1688 rocket II,1a II. verb Date: 1851 transitive verb 1. to cause to rise or increase abruptly and rapidly 2. catapult intransitive verb to shoot up ...
Skyros
or Greek Skíros geographical name island Greece in the Northern Sporades E of Euboea
skysail
noun Date: 1829 the sail above the royal
skyscraper
noun Date: 1883 a very tall building
skyscraping
adjective Date: 1840 extraordinarily tall or high
skysurfer
noun see skysurfing
skysurfing
noun Date: 1990 skydiving in which the participant performs maneuvers during free fall while riding on a modified surfboard • skysurfer noun
skywalk
noun Date: 1953 a usually enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings
skyward
adverb Date: 1582 1. toward the sky 2. upward
skyway
noun Date: 1919 1. a route used by airplanes ; air lane 2. an elevated highway 3. skywalk
skywrite
verb (skywrote; skywritten; skywriting) Etymology: back-formation from skywriting Date: 1926 transitive verb to letter by skywriting intransitive verb to do skywriting ...
skywriter
noun see skywrite
skywriting
noun Date: 1922 writing formed in the sky by means of a visible substance (as smoke) emitted from an airplane
sl
abbreviation 1. slightly 2. slip 3. slow
SL
abbreviation sea level
slab
I. noun Etymology: Middle English slabbe Date: 14th century 1. a thick plate or slice (as of stone, wood, or bread): as a. the outside piece cut from a log in squaring it ...
slab-sided
adjective Date: 1817 having flat sides; also being tall or long and lank
slablike
adjective see slab I
slack
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English slak, from Old English sleac; akin to Old High German slah slack, Latin laxus slack, loose, languēre to languish, Greek lagnos lustful ...
slack tide
noun see slack water
slack water
noun Date: 1764 the period at the turn of the tide when there is little or no horizontal motion of tidal water — called also slack tide
slacken
verb (slackened; slackening) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make less active ; slow up 2. to make slack (as by lessening tension or firmness) intransitive ...
slacker
noun Date: 1898 1. a person who shirks work or obligation; especially one who evades military service in time of war 2. a person and especially a young person who is ...
slackly
adverb see slack I
slackness
noun see slack I
slag
I. noun Etymology: Middle Low German slagge Date: 1552 the dross or scoria of a metal II. noun Etymology: earlier argot slag coward, worthless person Date: circa 1958 ...
slain
past participle of slay
slake
verb (slaked; slaking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slacian, from sleac slack Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. archaic subside, abate 2. to become ...
slalom
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Norwegian slalåm, literally, sloping track Date: 1921 1. skiing in a zigzag or wavy course between upright obstacles (as ...
slam
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1660 1. grand slam 2. little slam II. noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian slamre to bang, Swedish ...
slam dunk
noun Date: 1972 1. dunk shot 2. sure thing • slam-dunk verb
slam-bang
adjective Date: circa 1823 1. unduly loud or violent 2. having fast-paced often nonstop action 3. vigorously enthusiastic
slam-dunk
verb see slam dunk
slammer
noun Date: 1952 jail, prison
slander
I. transitive verb (slandered; slandering) Date: 13th century to utter slander against ; defame Synonyms: see malign • slanderer noun II. noun Etymology: Middle English ...
slanderer
noun see slander I
slanderous
adjective see slander II

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