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slogger
noun see slog I
sloop
noun Etymology: Dutch sloep Date: 1629 a fore-and-aft rigged boat with one mast and a single jib
sloop of war
Date: 1704 a small warship with guns on only one deck
slop
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sloppe, probably from Middle Dutch slop; akin to Old English oferslop surplice Date: 14th century 1. a loose smock or overall 2. plural ...
slop basin
noun Date: 1731 British slop bowl
slop bowl
noun Date: 1810 a bowl for receiving the leavings of tea or coffee cups at table
slop chest
noun Etymology: 1slop Date: 1840 a store of clothing and personal requisites (as tobacco) carried on merchant ships for issue to the crew usually as a charge against their ...
slop jar
noun Date: 1855 a large pail used as a chamber pot or to receive waste water from a washbowl or the contents of chamber pots
slop pail
noun Date: 1854 a pail for toilet or household slops
slope
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English sloop, probably from aslope, adverb, at an angle Date: 15th century that slants ; sloping — often used in combination II. ...
slope-intercept form
noun Date: circa 1942 the equation of a straight line in the form y = mx + b where meters is the slope of the line and b is its y-intercept
sloper
noun see slope II
sloppily
adverb see sloppy
sloppiness
noun see sloppy
sloppy
adjective (sloppier; -est) Date: 1672 1. a. wet so as to spatter easily ; slushy b. wet or smeared with or as if with something slopped over 2. slovenly, careless ...
sloppy joe
noun Etymology: probably from the name Joe, nickname for Joseph Date: 1942 1. often capitalized S&J a loose-fitting sweater especially for girls 2. ground beef cooked in a ...
slopwork
noun Date: 1849 1. the manufacture of cheap ready-made clothing 2. hasty slovenly work
slosh
I. noun Etymology: probably blend of slop and slush Date: 1814 1. slush 1 2. the slap or splash of liquid • sloshy adjective II. verb Date: 1844 intransitive verb ...
sloshed
adjective Date: circa 1946 slang drunk, intoxicated
sloshy
adjective see slosh I
slot
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, the hollow at the base of the throat above the breastbone, from Anglo-French esclot hoofprint, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German ...
slot car
noun Date: 1966 an electric toy racing car with a pin underneath that fits into a groove on a track for guidance
slot machine
noun Date: 1891 1. a machine whose operation is begun by dropping a coin into a slot 2. an originally coin-operated gambling machine that pays off according to the matching ...
slot racer
noun see slot racing
slot racing
noun Date: 1965 the racing of slot cars • slot racer noun
slotback
noun Date: 1959 an offensive football halfback who lines up just behind the slot between an offensive end and tackle
sloth
noun (plural sloths) Etymology: Middle English slouthe, from slow slow Date: 12th century 1. a. disinclination to action or labor ; indolence b. spiritual apathy and ...
sloth bear
noun Date: 1835 a forest-dwelling bear (Melurus ursinus) of India and adjacent regions that has long black hair, very large claws, and a long snout and that feeds chiefly on ...
slothful
adjective Date: 15th century inclined to sloth ; indolent Synonyms: see lazy • slothfully adverb • slothfulness noun
slothfully
adverb see slothful
slothfulness
noun see slothful
slotting allowance
noun see slotting fee
slotting fee
noun Date: 1984 a fee charged by a vendor in exchange for carrying a manufacturer's product — called also slotting allowance
slouch
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1515 1. a. an awkward fellow ; lout b. one that is unimpressive; especially a lazy or incompetent person — used in negative ...
slouch hat
noun Date: 1837 a soft usually felt hat with a wide flexible brim
sloucher
noun see slouch II
slouchily
adverb see slouchy
slouchiness
noun see slouchy
slouchy
adjective (slouchier; -est) Date: circa 1693 lacking erectness or stiffness (as in form or posture) • slouchily adverb • slouchiness noun
Slough
geographical name town SE central England in Berkshire population 98,600
slough
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sloughe, slo, from Old English slōh; akin to Middle High German slouche ditch Date: before 12th century 1. a. a place of deep mud or ...
slough of despond
Etymology: from the Slough of Despond, deep bog into which Christian falls on the way from the City of Destruction and from which Help saves him in the allegory Pilgrim's ...
sloughy
adjective see slough I
Slovak
noun Etymology: Slovak slovák Date: 1829 1. a member of a Slavic people of Slovakia 2. the Slavic language of the Slovak people • Slovak adjective • Slovakian ...
Slovakia
or Slovensko geographical name country central Europe; a constituent republic of Czechoslovakia 1918-92 capital Bratislava area 18,923 square miles (49,011 square kilometers), ...
Slovakian
adjective or noun see Slovak
sloven
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sloveyn slut, rascal, perhaps from Middle Dutch slof negligent Date: 15th century one habitually negligent of neatness or cleanliness ...
Slovene
noun Etymology: German Slowene from Slovene Slovenec Date: 1876 1. a member of a Slavic people living largely in Slovenia 2. the language of the Slovenes • Slovene ...
Slovenia
geographical name country S Europe N & W of Croatia; a federated republic of Yugoslavia 1946-91 capital Ljubljana area 7819 square miles (20,251 square kilometers), population ...
Slovenian
adjective or noun see Slovene
slovenliness
noun see slovenly
slovenly
adjective Date: circa 1568 1. a. untidy especially in personal appearance b. lazily slipshod 2. characteristic of a sloven • slovenliness noun • slovenly ...
Slovensko
geographical name see Slovakia
slow
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slāw; akin to Old High German slēo dull Date: before 12th century 1. a. mentally dull ; stupid b. naturally ...
slow match
noun Date: circa 1802 a match or fuse made so as to burn slowly and evenly and used for firing (as of blasting charges)
slow motion
noun Date: 1924 slow-motion photography
slow virus
noun Date: 1954 any of various prions or viruses with a long incubation period between infection and development of a degenerative disease (as scrapie or Creutzfeldt-Jakob ...
slow-footed
adjective Date: 1642 moving at a very slow pace ; plodding • slow-footedness noun
slow-footedness
noun see slow-footed
slow-motion
adjective Date: 1923 of, relating to, or being motion-picture or video photography in which the action that has been photographed is made to appear to occur slower than it ...
slow-pitch
noun Date: 1967 softball which is played with 10 players on each side and in which each pitch must have an arc 3 to 10 feet high and base stealing is not allowed — compare ...
slow-twitch
adjective Date: 1971 of, relating to, or being muscle fiber that contracts slowly especially during sustained physical activity requiring endurance — compare fast-twitch
slow-wave sleep
noun Date: 1967 a state of deep usually dreamless sleep that occurs regularly during a normal period of sleep with intervening periods of REM sleep and that is characterized ...
slow-witted
adjective Date: 1571 mentally slow ; dull
slowdown
noun Date: 1897 a slowing down
slowish
adjective see slow I
slowly
adverb Date: 13th century in a slow manner ; not quickly, fast, early, rashly, or readily Usage: see slow
slowness
noun see slow I
slowpoke
noun Etymology: 1slow + poke annoyingly stupid person Date: circa 1848 a very slow person
slowworm
noun Etymology: Middle English sloworm, from Old English slāwyrm, from slā- (akin to Swedish slå earthworm) + wyrm worm Date: before 12th century a burrowing limbless ...
SLR
abbreviation single-lens reflex
slub
I. transitive verb (slubbed; slubbing) Etymology: back-formation from slubbing Date: 1834 to draw out and twist (as slivers of wool) slightly II. noun Date: 1851 a soft ...
slubber
transitive verb (slubbered; slubbering) Etymology: probably from obsolete Dutch slubberen Date: 1530 1. dialect chiefly England stain, sully 2. to perform in a slipshod ...
slubbing
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1786 roving
sludge
noun Etymology: Middle English slugge, perhaps alteration of slicche mud, slush; akin to Old High German slīh mire Date: 15th century 1. mud, mire; especially a muddy ...
sludgy
adjective see sludge
slue
I. variant of slough I 1b II. variant of slew III III. noun Etymology: 2slue Date: circa 1860 1. position or inclination after slewing 2. skid 5
sluff
I. noun see slough III II. verb see slough IV
slug
I. noun Etymology: Middle English slugge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect slugga to walk sluggishly Date: 15th century 1. sluggard 2. a lump, disk, or ...
slugabed
noun Date: 1592 a person who stays in bed after the usual or proper time to get up; broadly sluggard
slugfest
noun Date: 1916 a fight marked by the exchange of heavy blows; also a heated dispute
sluggard
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sluggart Date: 14th century a habitually lazy person II. adjective Date: 1557 sluggardly • sluggardness noun
sluggardly
adjective Date: 1865 lazily inactive
sluggardness
noun see sluggard II
slugger
noun Date: 1877 one that strikes hard or with heavy blows: as a. a prizefighter who punches hard but has usually little defensive skill b. a hard-hitting batter in ...
slugging average
noun see slugging percentage
slugging percentage
noun Date: circa 1949 the ratio (as a rate per thousand) of the total number of bases reached on base hits to official times at bat for a baseball player — called also ...
sluggish
adjective Date: 15th century 1. averse to activity or exertion ; indolent; also torpid 2. slow to respond (as to stimulation or treatment) 3. a. markedly slow in ...
sluggishly
adverb see sluggish
sluggishness
noun see sluggish
sluice
I. noun Etymology: Middle English sluse, alteration of scluse, from Anglo-French escluse, from Late Latin exclusa, from Latin, feminine of exclusus, past participle of excludere ...
sluiceway
noun Date: 1779 an artificial channel into which water is let by a sluice
sluicy
adjective Date: 1697 falling copiously or in streams ; streaming
slum
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1825 a densely populated usually urban area marked by crowding, dirty run-down housing, poverty, and social ...
slumber
I. intransitive verb (slumbered; slumbering) Etymology: Middle English slomren, slombren, frequentative of slumen to doze, probably from slume slumber, from Old English slūma; ...
slumber party
noun Date: 1925 an overnight gathering especially of teenage girls usually at one of their homes
slumberer
noun see slumber I
slumberous
or slumbrous adjective Date: 15th century 1. heavy with sleep ; sleepy 2. inducing slumber ; soporific 3. marked by or suggestive of a state of sleep or lethargy
slumbery
adjective Date: 14th century archaic slumberous
slumbrous
adjective see slumberous
slumgullion
noun Etymology: perhaps from slum slime + English dialect gullion mud, cesspool Date: 1902 a meat stew
slumlord
noun Etymology: 1slum + landlord Date: 1953 a landlord who receives unusually large profits from substandard properties
slummer
noun see slum II
slummy
adjective (slummier; -est) Date: 1873 of, relating to, or suggestive of a slum
slump
I. intransitive verb Etymology: probably imitative Date: circa 1677 1. a. to fall or sink suddenly b. to drop or slide down suddenly ; collapse 2. to assume a ...
slumpflation
noun Etymology: 2slump + inflation Date: 1974 a state or period of combined economic decline and rising inflation
slung
past and past participle of sling
slungshot
noun Date: 1842 a striking weapon consisting of a small mass of metal or stone fixed on a flexible handle or strap
slunk
past and past participle of slink
slur
I. noun Etymology: obsolete English dialect slur thin mud, from Middle English sloor; akin to Middle High German slier mud Date: 1609 1. a. an insulting or disparaging ...
slurp
verb Etymology: Dutch slurpen; akin to Middle Low German slorpen to slurp Date: 1648 intransitive verb to make a sucking noise while eating or drinking transitive verb ...
slurry
I. noun (plural slurries) Etymology: Middle English slory Date: 15th century a watery mixture of insoluble matter (as mud, lime, or plaster of paris) II. transitive ...
slush
I. noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian slusk slush Date: 1641 1. a. partly melted or watery snow b. loose ice crystals formed during the ...
slush fund
noun Date: 1839 1. a fund raised from the sale of refuse to obtain small luxuries or pleasures for a warship's crew 2. a fund for bribing public officials or carrying on ...
slushiness
noun see slushy
slushy
adjective (slushier; -est) Date: 1791 being, involving, or resembling slush: as a. full of or covered with slush b. made up of or having the consistency of slush ...
slut
noun Etymology: Middle English slutte Date: 15th century 1. chiefly British a slovenly woman 2. a. a promiscuous woman; especially prostitute b. a saucy girl ; minx ...
sluttish
adjective see slut
sluttishly
adverb see slut
sluttishness
noun see slut
slutty
adjective see slut
sly
adjective (slier or slyer; sliest or slyest) Etymology: Middle English sleighe, sli, from Old Norse slœgr; akin to Old English slēan to strike — more at slay Date: 13th ...
slyboots
noun plural but singular in construction Date: circa 1700 a sly tricky person; especially one who is cunning or mischievous in an engaging way
slyly
adverb see sly
slyness
noun see sly
sm
abbreviation small
Sm
symbol samarium
SM
abbreviation 1. [New Latin scientiae magister] master of science 2. sergeant major 3. service mark 4. stage manager 5. stationmaster
SMA
abbreviation sergeant major of the army
smack
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smæc; akin to Old High German smac taste and probably to Lithuanian smaguris sweet tooth Date: before 12th century 1. ...
smack-dab
adverb Date: 1892 exactly, squarely
smacker
noun Date: 1611 1. one that smacks 2. slang dollar
smacking
adjective Date: 1820 brisk, lively
SMaj
abbreviation sergeant major
small
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English smal, from Old English smæl; akin to Old High German smal small, Greek mēlon small domestic animal Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
small arm
noun Date: 1685 a handheld firearm (as a handgun or shoulder arm) — usually used in plural
small beer
noun Date: 1568 1. weak or inferior beer 2. something of small importance ; trivia • small-beer adjective
small calorie
noun Date: circa 1889 calorie 1a
small cap
noun see small capital
small capital
noun Date: 1770 a letter having the form of but smaller than a capital letter (as in these words) — called also small cap
small change
noun Date: 1819 1. coins of low denomination 2. something trifling or petty
small forward
noun Date: 1977 a basketball forward who is usually smaller than a power forward and whose play is characterized by quickness and scoring ability
small hours
noun plural Date: circa 1837 the early morning hours
small intestine
noun Date: 1767 the part of the intestine that lies between the stomach and colon, consists of duodenum, jejunum, and ileum, secretes digestive enzymes, and is the chief site ...
small potato
noun Date: 1831 one that is of trivial importance or worth — usually used in plural but sing. or plural in constr.
small screen
noun Date: 1956 television
small stuff
noun Date: 1846 small rope (as spun yarn or marline) usually identified by the number of threads or yarns which it contains
small talk
noun Date: 1751 light or casual conversation ; chitchat
small-beer
adjective see small beer
small-cell lung cancer
noun Date: 1975 cancer of a highly malignant form that affects the lungs, tends to metastasize to other parts of the body, and is characterized by a small round or oval cells ...
small-claims court
noun Date: 1925 a special court intended to simplify and expedite the handling of small claims on debts
small-fry
adjective Date: 1817 1. minor, unimportant 2. of, relating to, or intended for children ; childish
small-minded
adjective Date: 1847 1. having narrow interests, sympathies, or outlook 2. typical of a small-minded person ; marked by pettiness, narrowness, or meanness • ...
small-mindedly
adverb see small-minded
small-mindedness
noun see small-minded
small-scale
adjective Date: 1852 1. small in scope; especially small in output or operation 2. of a map having a scale (as one inch to 25 miles) that permits plotting of comparatively ...
small-time
adjective Date: 1910 insignificant in performance, scope, or standing ; petty • small-timer noun
small-timer
noun see small-time
smallclothes
noun plural Date: 1759 1. small articles of clothing (as underclothing or handkerchiefs) 2. close-fitting knee breeches worn in the 18th century
smaller European elm bark beetle
noun Date: circa 1945 elm bark beetle b
Smalley
biographical name Richard Errett 1943- American chemist
smallholder
noun see smallholding
smallholding
noun Date: 1892 chiefly British a small farm • smallholder noun
smallish
adjective see small I
smallmouth
noun see smallmouth bass
smallmouth bass
noun Date: 1938 a black bass (Micropterus dolomieu) of clear rivers and lakes that is bronzy-green above and lighter below and has the vertex of the angle of the jaw falling ...
smallmouth black bass
noun see smallmouth bass
smallness
noun see small I
smallpox
noun Date: 1518 an acute contagious febrile disease of humans that is caused by a poxvirus (species Variola virus of the genus Orthopoxvirus), is characterized by a skin ...
smallsword
noun Date: 1687 a light tapering sword for thrusting used chiefly in dueling and fencing
smalt
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Old Italian smalto, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German smelzan to melt — more at smelt Date: 1558 a deep blue pigment ...
smalto
noun (plural smalti) Etymology: Italian, smalt, smalto Date: circa 1705 colored glass or enamel or a piece of either used in mosaic work
smaragd
noun Etymology: Middle English smaragde, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos, of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian barraqtu gemstone Date: 13th century emerald • ...
smaragdine
adjective see smaragd
smarm
noun Etymology: back-formation from smarmy Date: 1937 smarmy language or behavior
smarmily
adverb see smarmy
smarminess
noun see smarmy
smarmy
adjective (smarmier; -est) Etymology: smarm to gush, slobber Date: 1924 1. revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, or false earnestness 2. of low sleazy taste or ...
smart
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English smert causing pain, from Old English smeart; akin to Old English smeortan Date: before 12th century 1. making one smart ; causing a ...
smart alec
noun see smart aleck
smart aleck
also smart alec noun Etymology: Aleck, nickname for Alexander Date: 1865 an obnoxiously conceited and self-assertive person with pretensions to smartness or cleverness • ...
smart card
noun Date: 1980 a small plastic card that has a built-in microprocessor to store and process data and records
smart drug
noun Date: 1991 nootropic
smart money
I. noun Etymology: 3smart Date: 1693 punitive damages II. noun Etymology: 1smart Date: 1926 1. money ventured by one having inside information or much experience 2. ...
smart-aleck
adjective see smart aleck
smart-alecky
adjective see smart aleck
smart-ass
noun Date: 1964 smart aleck • smart-ass adjective • smart-assed adjective
smart-assed
adjective see smart-ass
smart-mouthed
adjective Date: 1976 annoyingly cocky or sarcastic in speech
smarten
verb (smartened; smartening) Date: 1793 transitive verb to make smart or smarter; especially spruce — usually used with up intransitive verb to smarten oneself — ...
smartie
noun see smarty
smartly
adverb see smart I
smartness
noun see smart I
smartweed
noun Date: circa 1787 any of various polygonums with strong acidic juice
smarty
or smartie noun (plural smarties) Date: 1847 smart aleck
smarty-pants
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 1941 smart aleck • smarty-pants adjective
smash
I. noun Etymology: perhaps blend of 4smack and 2mash Date: 1725 1. a. a smashing blow or attack b. a hard overhand stroke (as in tennis or badminton) 2. a. the ...
smashed
adjective Date: circa 1959 slang drunk, intoxicated
smasher
noun see smash II
smashing
adjective Date: 1825 1. that smashes ; crushing 2. extraordinarily impressive or effective • smashingly adverb
smashingly
adverb see smashing
smashmouth
adjective Date: 1984 characterised by brute force without finesse
smashup
noun Date: 1856 1. a collision between vehicles 2. a complete collapse
smatter
I. verb Etymology: Middle English smateren to make dirty, talk idly Date: 15th century intransitive verb to talk superficially ; babble transitive verb 1. to speak ...
smatterer
noun see smatter I
smattering
noun Date: 1538 1. superficial piecemeal knowledge 2. a small scattered number or amount
smear
I. noun Etymology: Middle English smere, from Old English smeoru; akin to Old High German smero grease and probably to Old Irish smiur marrow Date: before 12th century 1. ...
smearcase
also smiercase noun Etymology: modification of German Schmierkäse, from schmieren to smear + Käse cheese Date: 1829 chiefly Midland cottage cheese
smearer
noun see smear II
smeary
adjective (smearier; -est) Date: circa 1529 1. marked by or covered with smears 2. liable to cause smears
smectic
adjective Etymology: Latin smecticus cleansing, having the properties of soap, from Greek smēktikos, from smēchein to clean Date: 1923 of, relating to, or being the phase ...
smectite
noun Etymology: smectis fuller's earth, modification of Greek smēktris kind of fuller's earth, from smēchein to clean Date: 1811 montmorillonite • smectitic adjective
smectitic
adjective see smectite
smegma
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, detergent, soap, from Greek smēgma, from smēchein to wash off, clean Date: circa 1819 the secretion of a sebaceous gland; ...
smell
I. verb (smelled or smelt; smelling) Etymology: Middle English Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. to perceive the odor or scent of through stimuli affecting the ...
smell a rat
phrasal to have a suspicion of something wrong
smell blood
phrasal to sense an opponent's weakness or vulnerability
smell the roses
phrasal to enjoy or savor life
smeller
noun see smell I
smelling salts
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1837 a usually scented aromatic preparation of ammonium carbonate and ammonia water used as a stimulant and ...
smelly
adjective (smellier; -est) Date: 1862 having a smell; especially malodorous
smelt
I. noun (plural smelts or smelt) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Norwegian smelte whiting Date: before 12th century any of a family (Osmeridae) of small ...
smelter
noun Date: 15th century one that smelts: a. a worker who smelts ore b. an owner or operator of a smeltery c. (or smeltery) an establishment for smelting
smeltery
noun see smelter
Smetana
biographical name Bedřich 1824-1884 Czech composer
smew
noun Etymology: akin to Middle High German smiehe smew Date: 1674 a small Eurasian merganser (Mergus albellus) with the male being white, gray, and black and the female ...
smidge
noun see smidgen
smidgen
also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge noun Etymology: probably alteration of English dialect smitch soiling mark Date: 1845 a small amount ; bit
smidgeon
noun see smidgen
smidgin
noun see smidgen
smiercase
noun see smearcase
Śmigły-Rydz
biographical name Edward — see rydz-smigly
smilax
noun Etymology: Latin, bindweed, yew, from Greek Date: 1551 1. greenbrier 2. a tender twining asparagus (Asparagus asparagoides) of southern Africa that has ovate bright ...
smile
I. verb (smiled; smiling) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English smerian to laugh, Sanskrit smayate he smiles Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to have, ...
smileless
adjective see smile II
smiler
noun see smile I
smiley
I. adjective Date: 1848 exhibiting a smile ; frequently smiling II. noun Etymology: short for smiley face Date: 1987 emoticon
smiley face
noun Date: 1972 a line drawing of a smiling face
smilingly
adverb see smile I
smirch
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English smorchen Date: 15th century 1. a. to make dirty, stained, or discolored ; sully b. to smear with something that stains or ...
smirk
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smearcian to smile; akin to Old English smerian to laugh Date: before 12th century intransitive verb to smile in an ...
smirky
adjective (smirkier; -est) Date: 1728 that smirks ; smirking
smite
verb (smote; smitten or smote; smiting) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smītan to smear, defile; akin to Old High German bismīzan to defile Date: 12th century ...
smiter
noun see smite
smith
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German smid smith and probably to Greek smilē wood-carving knife Date: before 12th century 1. a worker in ...
Smith
I. biographical name Adam 1723-1790 Scottish economist II. biographical name Alfred Emanuel 1873-1944 American politician III. biographical name Bessie 1894(or 1898)-1937 ...
smithereens
noun plural Etymology: perhaps from Irish smidiríní Date: 1829 fragments, bits
smithery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1611 1. the work, art, or trade of a smith 2. smithy 1
Smithfield ham
noun Date: 1888 a Virginia ham produced in or near Smithfield, Virginia
Smithson
biographical name James 1765-1829 British chemist & mineralogist & benefactor of Smithsonian Inst.
smithsonite
noun Etymology: James Smithson Date: 1856 a mineral that is a carbonate of zinc and constitutes a minor ore of zinc
smithy
noun (plural smithies) Date: 13th century 1. the workshop of a smith 2. blacksmith
smock
I. noun Etymology: Middle English smok, from Old English smoc; akin to Old High German smocco adornment Date: before 12th century 1. archaic a woman's undergarment; ...
smock frock
noun Date: circa 1800 a loose outer garment worn by workmen especially in Europe
smocking
noun Date: 1888 a decorative embroidery or shirring made by gathering cloth in regularly spaced round tucks
smog
noun Etymology: smoke + fog Date: 1884 a fog made heavier and darker by smoke and chemical fumes; also a photochemical haze caused by the action of solar ultraviolet ...
smoggy
adjective (smoggier; -est) Date: 1905 characterized by or abounding in smog
smogless
adjective see smog
smokable
or smokeable adjective Date: 1839 fit for smoking
smoke
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English smoca; akin to Old English smēocan to emit smoke, Middle High German smouch smoke, and probably to Greek smychein to ...
smoke alarm
noun see smoke detector
smoke and mirrors
noun plural Date: 1979 something intended to disguise or draw attention away from an often embarrassing or unpleasant issue — usually hyphenated when used attributively
smoke detector
noun Date: circa 1927 an alarm that activates automatically when it detects smoke — called also smoke alarm
smoke jumper
noun Date: 1927 a forest firefighter who parachutes to locations otherwise difficult to reach
smoke out
transitive verb Date: 1593 1. to drive out by or as if by smoke 2. to cause to be made public

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