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stoked
adjective Date: 1965 slang being in an enthusiastic or exhilarated state
stokehold
noun Date: 1887 the boiler room of a ship
stoker
noun Date: 1660 1. one employed to tend a furnace and supply it with fuel; specifically one that tends a marine steam boiler 2. a machine for feeding a fire
Stoker
biographical name Bram 1847-1912 British writer
Stokes
biographical name Sir Frederick Wilfrid Scott 1860-1927 English engineer & inventor
Stokes' aster
noun Etymology: Jonathan Stokes died 1831 English botanist Date: circa 1890 a perennial composite herb (Stokesia laevis) of the southern United States often grown for its ...
stokesia
noun see Stokes' aster
Stokowski
biographical name Leopold (Antoni Stanislaw Boleslawawicz) 1882-1977 American (English-born) conductor
STOL
abbreviation short takeoff and landing
stole
I. past of steal II. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin stola, from Greek stolē equipment, robe, from stellein to set up, make ready Date: before ...
stolen
past participle of steal
stolid
adjective Etymology: Latin stolidus dull, stupid Date: circa 1600 having or expressing little or no sensibility ; unemotional Synonyms: see impassive • stolidity noun ...
stolidity
noun see stolid
stolidly
adverb see stolid
stollen
noun (plural stollen or stollens) Etymology: German, literally, post, support, from Old High German stollo — more at stela Date: 1906 a sweet yeast bread of German origin ...
stolon
noun Etymology: New Latin stolon-, stolo, from Latin, branch, sucker; akin to Old English stela stalk, Armenian stełn branch Date: 1601 1. a. a horizontal branch from ...
stoloniferous
adjective Date: circa 1777 bearing or developing stolons
stoma
noun (plural stomata; also stomas) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek stomat-, stoma mouth Date: circa 1684 1. any of various small simple bodily openings especially in a lower ...
stomach
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stomak, from Anglo-French estomac, from Latin stomachus gullet, esophagus, stomach, from Greek stomachos, from stoma mouth; akin to Middle ...
stomachache
noun Date: 1744 pain in or in the region of the stomach
stomacher
noun Date: 15th century the center front section of a waist or underwaist or a usually heavily embroidered or jeweled separate piece for the center front of a bodice worn by ...
stomachic
I. adjective Date: circa 1656 of or relating to the stomach II. noun Date: 1735 a stimulant or tonic for the stomach
stomachy
adjective Date: circa 1825 1. dialect British irascible, irritable 2. having a large stomach
stomal
adjective Date: circa 1941 of, relating to, or situated near a surgical stoma
stomat-
or stomato- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from stomat-, stoma mouth ; stoma
stomatal
adjective Date: 1861 of, relating to, or constituting plant stomata
stomate
noun Etymology: irregular from New Latin stomat-, stoma Date: 1835 stoma 2
stomatitis
noun (plural stomatitides or stomatitises) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1842 any of numerous inflammatory diseases of the mouth
stomato-
combining form see stomat-
stomatopod
noun Etymology: New Latin Stomatopoda, from stomat- + Greek pod-, pous foot — more at foot Date: 1877 any of an order (Stomatopoda) of marine crustaceans (as a squilla) ...
stomodaeal
adjective see stomodeum
stomodaeum
noun see stomodeum
stomodeal
adjective see stomodeum
stomodeum
also stomodaeum noun (plural stomodea; also stomodaea) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek stoma mouth + hodaion, neuter of hodaios being on the way, from hodos way Date: 1876 ...
stomp
I. verb Etymology: by alteration Date: 1803 transitive verb stamp 2 intransitive verb 1. to walk with a loud heavy step usually in anger 2. stamp 2 II. noun ...
stomping ground
noun Date: 1854 a favorite or habitual resort; also familiar territory
Stone
I. biographical name Harlan Fiske 1872-1946 American jurist; chief justice United States Supreme Court (1941-46) II. biographical name Irving 1903-1989 originally surname ...
stone
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stān; akin to Old High German stein stone, Old Church Slavic stěna wall, and perhaps to Sanskrit styāyate it hardens — ...
Stone Age
I. noun Date: 1854 1. the first known period of prehistoric human culture characterized by the use of stone tools — compare Mesolithic, neolithic, Paleolithic 2. a stage ...
stone canal
noun Date: 1887 a tube in many echinoderms that contains calcareous deposits and leads from the madreporite to the ring of the water-vascular system surrounding the mouth
stone cell
noun Date: 1875 sclereid
stone china
noun Date: 1823 a hard dense opaque feldspathic pottery developed in England; broadly ironstone china
stone crab
noun Date: 1709 a large brownish edible crab (Menippe mercenaria of the family Xanthidae) found on the southern coast of the United States and in the Caribbean area
stone fly
noun Date: 15th century any of an order (Plecoptera) of insects with an aquatic carnivorous nymph having gills and an adult having long antennae, two pairs of membranous ...
stone fruit
noun Date: circa 1534 a fruit with a stony endocarp ; drupe
Stone Mountain
geographical name mountain 1686 feet (514 meters) NW central Georgia E of Atlanta
stone roller
noun Date: 1878 1. hog sucker 2. a common cyprinid fish (Campostoma anomalum) found especially in clear streams of the central United States
stone wall
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a fence made of stones; especially one built of rough stones without mortar to enclose a field 2. an immovable block or obstruction (as ...
stone's throw
noun Date: 1581 a short distance
stone-blind
adjective Date: 14th century totally blind
stone-cold
adverb Date: 1592 absolutely
stone-deaf
adjective Date: 1762 totally deaf
stone-faced
adjective Date: 1876 showing no emotion ; expressionless
stone-ground
adjective Date: 1905 ground with millstones
stoneboat
noun Date: 1848 a flat sledge or drag for transporting heavy articles (as stones)
stonechat
noun Etymology: 2chat Date: circa 1783 an Old World oscine songbird (Saxicola torquata) of the thrush family; also any of various related birds (genus Saxicola)
stonecrop
noun Date: before 12th century 1. sedum; especially an Old World creeping evergreen sedum (Sedum acre) with pungent fleshy leaves and yellow flowers 2. any of various ...
stonecutter
noun Date: 1540 1. one that cuts, carves, or dresses stone 2. a machine for dressing stone • stonecutting noun
stonecutting
noun see stonecutter
stoned
adjective Date: 1952 1. drunk 1a 2. being under the influence of a drug (as marijuana) taken especially for pleasure ; high
stonefish
noun Date: 1896 any of several small spiny venomous bony fishes (family Synanceiidae, especially genus Synanceja) common about coral reefs of the tropical Indo-Pacific
Stonehaven
geographical name burgh & port E Scotland SSW of Aberdeen population 7885
Stonehenge
geographical name assemblage of megaliths S England in Wiltshire on Salisbury Plain erected by prehistoric peoples
stonemason
noun Date: 1748 a mason who builds with stone • stonemasonry noun
stonemasonry
noun see stonemason
stoner
noun Etymology: stoned Date: 1979 a person who habitually uses drugs or alcohol
Stones
geographical name river 60 miles (96 kilometers) central Tennessee flowing NW into Cumberland River
stonewall
Date: 1880 intransitive verb 1. chiefly British to engage in obstructive parliamentary debate or delaying tactics 2. to be uncooperative, obstructive, or evasive ...
stonewaller
noun see stonewall
stoneware
noun Date: 1683 a strong opaque ceramic ware that is high-fired, well vitrified, and nonporous
stonewashed
adjective Date: 1982 subjected to a washing process during manufacture that includes the use of abrasive stones especially to create a softer fabric
stonework
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a structure or part built of stone ; masonry 2. the shaping, preparation, or setting of stone
stonewort
noun Date: 1816 any of various freshwater green algae (order Charales) that have a thallus differentiated into rhizoids and stems with whorls of branchlets and that are often ...
stoney
adjective see stony
stonily
adverb see stony
stoniness
noun see stony
stony
also stoney adjective (stonier; -est) Date: before 12th century 1. abounding in or having the nature of stone ; rocky 2. a. insensitive to pity or human feeling ; ...
stonyhearted
adjective Date: 1569 unfeeling, cruel
stood
past and past participle of stand
stooge
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1913 1. a. one who plays a subordinate or compliant role to a principal b. puppet 3 2. straight man 3. stool pigeon 1 II. ...
stook
noun Etymology: Middle English stouk; akin to Old English stocc stock — more at stock Date: 15th century chiefly British shock I • stook transitive verb, chiefly British
stool
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stōl; akin to Old High German stuol chair, Old Church Slavic stolŭ seat, throne Date: before 12th century 1. a. a ...
stool pigeon
noun Etymology: probably from the early practice of fastening the decoy bird to a stool Date: 1826 1. a person acting as a decoy or informer; especially a spy sent into a ...
stoolie
noun Date: 1924 stool pigeon 1
stoop
I. verb Etymology: Middle English stoupen, from Old English stūpian; akin to Swedish stupa to fall, plunge, Old English stēap steep, deep Date: before 12th century ...
stoop labor
noun Date: 1939 the hard labor done or required to plant, cultivate, and harvest a crop and especially a crop of vegetables
stoopball
noun Date: 1941 a variation of baseball in which a player throws a ball against a stoop or building and runs to base while other players attempt to retrieve the rebound and ...
stop
I. verb (stopped; stopping) Etymology: Middle English stoppen, from Old English -stoppian, from Vulgar Latin *stuppare to stop with tow, from Latin stuppa tow, from Greek ...
stop bath
noun Date: 1898 an acid bath used to check photographic development of a negative or print
stop down
transitive verb Date: circa 1891 to reduce the effective aperture of (a lens) by means of a diaphragm
stop knob
noun Date: 1887 one of the handles by which an organist draws or shuts off a particular stop
stop order
noun Date: 1882 an order to a broker to buy or sell respectively at the market when the price of a security advances or declines to a designated level
stop out
intransitive verb Etymology: after drop out Date: 1971 to withdraw temporarily from enrollment at a college or university • stop-out noun
stop payment
noun Date: circa 1919 a depositor's order to a bank to refuse to honor a specified check drawn by him or her
stop-action
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1946 stop-motion
stop-and-go
adjective Date: 1925 of, relating to, or involving frequent stops; especially controlled or regulated by traffic lights
stop-motion
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1912 a filming technique in which successive positions of objects (as clay models) are photographed to produce the appearance of movement
stop-out
noun see stop out
stopcock
noun Date: 1584 a cock for stopping or regulating flow (as through a pipe)
stope
noun Etymology: probably from Low German stope, literally, step; akin to Old English stæpe step — more at step Date: 1747 a usually steplike excavation underground for ...
stopgap
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1684 something that serves as a temporary expedient ; makeshift Synonyms: see resource
Stoph
biographical name Willi 1914-1999 prime minister of East Germany (1976-89)
stoplight
noun Date: 1926 1. a light on the rear of a motor vehicle that is illuminated when the driver presses the brake pedal 2. traffic signal
stopover
noun Date: 1885 1. a stop at an intermediate point in one's journey 2. a stopping place on a journey
stoppable
adjective see stop I
stoppage
noun Date: 15th century the act of stopping ; the state of being stopped ; halt, obstruction
Stoppard
biographical name Sir Tom 1937- originally Tomas Straussler British (Czech-born) playwright & screenwriter
stopper
I. noun Date: 15th century 1. one that brings to a halt or causes to stop operating or functioning ; check: as a. a playing card that will stop the running of a suit b. ...
stopper knot
noun Date: circa 1860 a knot used to prevent a rope from passing through a hole or opening
stopple
I. noun Etymology: Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop Date: 14th century something that closes an aperture ; stopper, plug II. transitive verb (stoppled; ...
stopwatch
noun Date: 1737 a watch with a hand or a digital display that can be started and stopped at will for exact timing (as of a race)
stor
abbreviation storage
storable
adjective see store I
storage
noun Date: circa 1613 1. a. space or a place for storing b. an amount stored c. memory 4 2. a. the act of storing ; the state of being stored; especially the ...
storage battery
noun Date: 1881 a cell or connected group of cells that converts chemical energy into electrical energy by reversible chemical reactions and that may be recharged by passing a ...
storage cell
noun see storage battery
storax
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin, alteration of Latin styrax, from Greek Date: 14th century 1. a. a fragrant balsam obtained from the bark of an Asian tree ...
store
I. transitive verb (stored; storing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estorer to establish, restore, supply, from Latin instaurare to resume, restore Date: 13th ...
store cheese
noun Etymology: from its being a staple article stocked in grocery stores Date: 1863 cheddar
store-bought
adjective Date: 1905 store 2
storefront
I. noun Date: 1880 1. the front side of a store or store building facing a street 2. a building, room, or suite of rooms having a storefront II. adjective Date: 1937 1. ...
storefront church
noun Date: 1937 a city church that utilizes storefront quarters as a meeting place
storehouse
noun Date: 14th century 1. a building for storing goods (as provisions) ; magazine, warehouse 2. an abundant supply or source ; repository
storekeeper
noun Date: 1618 1. one that has charge of supplies (as military stores) 2. one that operates a retail store
storeroom
noun Date: 1727 1. a room or space for the storing of goods or supplies 2. storehouse 2
stores
adjective see store III, 1
storeship
noun Date: 1693 a ship used to carry supplies
storewide
adjective Date: circa 1937 including all or most merchandise in a store
storey
noun see story III
storeyed
adjective see storied II
storied
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. decorated with designs representing scenes from story or history 2. having an interesting history ; celebrated in story or history II. ...
stork
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English storc; akin to Old High German storah stork and probably to Old English stearc stiff — more at stark Date: before 12th ...
storksbill
noun Date: 1562 any of several plants of the geranium family with elongate beaked fruits: a. pelargonium b. any of a genus (Erodium) of herbs with small often veined or ...
storm
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German sturm storm, Old English styrian to stir Date: before 12th century 1. ...
storm and stress
noun Usage: often capitalized both Ss Date: 1855 Sturm und Drang
storm cellar
noun Date: circa 1902 a cellar or covered excavation designed for protection from dangerous windstorms (as tornadoes)
storm door
noun Date: 1878 an additional door placed outside an ordinary outside door for protection against severe weather
storm petrel
noun Date: circa 1833 any of various widespread small dark petrels (family Hydrobatidae) that typically return to land only to nest usually in burrows — called also Mother ...
storm sash
noun see storm window
storm trooper
noun Date: 1933 1. a member of a private Nazi army notorious for aggressiveness, violence, and brutality 2. one that resembles a Nazi storm trooper
storm window
noun Date: circa 1888 a sash placed outside an ordinary window as a protection against severe weather — called also storm sash
stormbound
adjective Date: 1830 cut off from outside communication by a storm or its effects ; stopped or delayed by storms
Störmer
biographical name Horst Ludwig 1949- American (German-born) physicist
stormily
adverb see stormy
storminess
noun see stormy
Stormont
geographical name E suburb of Belfast, Northern Ireland; site of Parliament House
stormy
adjective (stormier; -est) Date: 12th century 1. relating to, characterized by, or indicative of a storm 2. marked by turmoil or fury • stormily adverb • ...
stormy petrel
noun Date: circa 1776 1. storm petrel 2. a. one fond of strife b. a harbinger of trouble
Stornoway
geographical name burgh NW Scotland in Lewis, chief town of Lewis with Harris population 8660
Story
I. biographical name Joseph 1779-1845 American jurist II. biographical name William Wetmore 1819-1895 son of preceding American sculptor
story
I. noun (plural stories) Etymology: Middle English storie, from Anglo-French estoire, estorie, from Latin historia — more at history Date: 13th century 1. archaic a. ...
story line
noun Date: 1941 the plot of a story or drama
storyboard
noun Date: 1942 a panel or series of panels on which a set of sketches is arranged depicting consecutively the important changes of scene and action in a series of shots (as ...
storybook
I. noun Date: 1711 a book of stories usually for children II. adjective Date: 1844 fairy-tale
storyteller
noun Date: 1709 a teller of stories: as a. a relater of anecdotes b. a reciter of tales (as in a children's library) c. liar, fibber d. a writer of stories • ...
storytelling
noun see storyteller
stoss
adjective Etymology: German stoss-, from stossen to push, from Old High German stōzen; akin to Gothic stautan to strike — more at contusion Date: 1878 facing toward the ...
stot
also stott intransitive verb (stotted; stotting) Etymology: Scots & northern dialect stot to bounce, rebound Date: 1801 to bound with a stiff-legged gait
stotin
noun (plural stotinov) Etymology: Slovenian (nominative plural stotini, genitive plural stotinov), from sto hundred Date: 1991 — see tolar at money table
stotinka
noun (plural stotinki) Etymology: Bulgarian, from sto hundred Date: circa 1892 — see lev at money table
stott
intransitive verb see stot
Stoughton
geographical name town E Massachusetts NW of Brockton population 27,149
stound
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English stund; akin to Old High German stunta time, hour Date: before 12th century archaic time, while
stoup
noun Etymology: Middle English stowp, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse staup cup; akin to DEnglish stēap flagon Date: 14th century 1. a. a beverage ...
Stour
geographical name 1. river 47 miles (76 kilometers) SE England flowing E between Essex & Suffolk into the North Sea 2. river 55 miles (88 kilometers) S England in Dorset & ...
stour
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English stor, from Old English stōr; akin to Old High German stuori large, Russian staryĭ old, Old English standan to stand Date: before 12th ...
Stourbridge
geographical name town W central England in West Midlands W of Birmingham population 54,661
stout
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estut, estout, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German stolz proud; perhaps akin to Old High German stelza stilt ...
stouten
verb (stoutened; stoutening) Date: 1834 transitive verb to make stout intransitive verb to become stout
stouthearted
adjective Date: 1552 having a stout heart or spirit: a. courageous b. stubborn • stoutheartedly adverb • stoutheartedness noun
stoutheartedly
adverb see stouthearted
stoutheartedness
noun see stouthearted
stoutish
adjective see stout I
stoutly
adverb see stout I
stoutness
noun see stout I
stove
I. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots), heated room, steam bath, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German, from Vulgar Latin *extufa, ultimately from Latin ex- + Greek typhein ...
stovepipe
noun Date: 1699 1. pipe of large diameter usually of sheet steel used as a stove chimney or to connect a stove with a flue 2. silk hat
stover
noun Etymology: Middle English, modification of Anglo-French estovers necessary supplies, from estover to be necessary, ultimately from Latin est opus there is need Date: 14th ...
stow
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, to place, from stowe place, from Old English stōw; akin to Old Frisian stō place, Greek stylos pillar — more at steer Date: 14th ...
Stow
I. biographical name John 1525-1605 English historian & antiquarian II. geographical name city NE Ohio NE of Akron population 32,139
stow away
intransitive verb Date: 1879 to secrete oneself aboard a vehicle as a means of obtaining transportation
stowage
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an act or process of stowing b. goods in storage or to be stowed 2. a. storage capacity b. a place or receptacle for storage 3. ...
stowaway
noun Date: 1848 one that stows away
Stowe
biographical name Harriet Elizabeth 1811-1896 née Beecher American author
STP
I. noun Etymology: probably from STP, a trademark for a motor fuel additive Date: 1967 a hallucinogenic drug chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine II. abbreviation ...
str
abbreviation steamer
Strabane
geographical name district W Northern Ireland, established 1974 area 336 square miles (874 square kilometers), population 35,668
strabismic
adjective see strabismus
strabismus
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek strabismos condition of squinting, from strabizein to squint, from strabos squint-eyed; akin to Greek strephein to twist Date: circa ...
Strabo
biographical name 64(or 63) B.C.-after A.D. 23 Greek geographer
Strachey
I. biographical name (Evelyn) John St. Loe 1901-1963 English socialist II. biographical name (Giles) Lytton 1880-1932 English biographer
straddle
I. verb (straddled; straddling) Etymology: irregular from stride Date: 1565 intransitive verb 1. to stand, sit, or walk with the legs wide apart; especially to sit ...
straddle the fence
phrasal to be in a position of neutrality or indecision
straddler
noun see straddle I
Stradivari
I. noun Date: 1902 Stradivarius II. biographical name Antonio 1644-1737 L. Antonius Stradivarius Italian violin maker
Stradivarius
noun (plural Stradivarii) Etymology: latinized form of Stradivari Date: 1833 a stringed instrument (as a violin) made by Antonio Stradivari of Cremona
strafe
transitive verb (strafed; strafing) Etymology: German Gott strafe England may God punish England, German propaganda slogan during World War I Date: 1915 to rake (as ground ...
strafer
noun see strafe
Strafford
biographical name 1st Earl of 1593-1641 Thomas Wentworth English statesman
straggle
I. intransitive verb (straggled; straggling) Etymology: Middle English straglen Date: 15th century 1. to wander from the direct course or way ; rove, stray 2. to trail off ...
straggler
noun see straggle I
straggly
adjective (stragglier; -est) Date: 1818 spread out or scattered irregularly
straight
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English streght, straight, from past participle of strecchen to stretch — more at stretch Date: 14th century 1. a. free from curves, ...
straight and narrow
noun Etymology: probably alteration of strait and narrow; from the admonition of Matthew 7:14(Authorized Version), “strait is the gate and narrow is the way which leadeth ...
straight angle
noun Date: 1601 an angle whose sides lie in opposite directions from the vertex in the same straight line and which equals two right angles
straight arrow
noun Etymology: from the expression straight as an arrow Date: 1969 a person who lives by rigidly proper or conventional standards • straight-arrow adjective
straight chain
noun Date: 1890 an open chain of atoms having no side chains — usually hyphenated when used attributively
straight face
noun Date: 1853 a face giving no evidence of emotion and especially of merriment • straight-faced adjective • straight-facedly adverb
straight flush
noun Date: 1864 a poker hand containing five cards of the same suit in sequence — see poker illustration
straight man
noun Date: 1923 a member of a comedy team who feeds lines to a partner who in turn replies with usually humorous quips
straight off
adverb Date: circa 1841 at once ; immediately
straight poker
noun Date: 1864 poker in which the players bet on the five cards dealt to them and then have a showdown without drawing — compare draw poker, stud poker
straight razor
noun Date: 1917 a razor with a rigid steel cutting blade hinged to a case that forms a handle when the razor is open for use
straight shooter
noun Date: 1928 a thoroughly upright straightforward person
straight-ahead
adjective Date: 1836 relating to or being music performed in an unembellished manner typical of a given idiom or performer; broadly straightforward
straight-arm
noun Date: 1903 an act or instance of warding off a person or thing by pushing with the palm of the hand with the arm fully extended from the shoulder and the elbow locked — ...
straight-arrow
adjective see straight arrow
straight-faced
adjective see straight face
straight-facedly
adverb see straight face
straight-line
adjective Date: 1843 1. being a mechanical linkage or equivalent device designed to produce or copy motion in a straight line 2. having the principal parts arranged in a ...
straight-out
adjective Date: 1840 1. forthright, blunt 2. outright, thoroughgoing • straight-out adverb
straightaway
I. adverb Date: 1662 without hesitation or delay II. adjective Date: 1874 1. proceeding in a straight line ; continuous in direction 2. immediate III. noun Date: 1878 ...
straightbred
adjective Date: 1898 produced by breeding a single breed, strain, or type • straightbred noun
straightedge
noun Date: 1795 a bar or piece of material (as of wood, metal, or plastic) with a straight edge for testing straight lines and surfaces or for cutting along or drawing ...
straighten
verb (straightened; straightening) Date: 1542 transitive verb to make straight — usually used with up or out intransitive verb to become straight — usually used with ...
straightener
noun see straighten
straightforward
I. adjective Date: 1790 1. a. free from evasiveness or obscurity ; exact, candid b. clear-cut, precise 2. proceeding in a straight course or manner ; direct, ...
straightforwardly
adverb see straightforward I
straightforwardness
noun see straightforward I
straightforwards
adverb see straightforward II
straightish
adjective see straight I
straightjacket
I. noun see straitjacket I II. transitive verb see straitjacket II
straightlaced
adjective see straitlaced
straightly
adverb see straight I
straightness
noun see straight I
straightway
adverb Date: 15th century 1. in a direct course ; directly 2. right away, immediately, straightaway
strain
I. noun Etymology: Middle English streen progeny, lineage, from Old English strēon gain, acquisition; akin to Old High German gistriuni gain, Latin struere to heap up — more ...
strain a point
phrasal to go beyond a usual, accepted, or proper limit or rule
strain gauge
noun Date: 1910 extensometer
strained
adjective Date: circa 1542 1. done or produced with excessive effort 2. pushed by antagonism near to open conflict
strainer
noun Date: 14th century one that strains: as a. a device (as a sieve) to retain solid pieces while a liquid passes through b. any of various devices for stretching or ...
strait
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estreit, from Latin strictus strait, strict, from past participle of stringere Date: 13th century 1. archaic strict, ...
straiten
transitive verb (straitened; straitening) Date: circa 1552 1. a. to make strait or narrow b. to hem in ; confine 2. archaic to restrict in freedom or scope ; hamper ...
straitjacket
I. noun also straightjacket Date: 1814 1. a cover or overgarment of strong material (as canvas) used to bind the body and especially the arms closely in restraining a violent ...
straitlaced
or straightlaced adjective Date: 1554 1. excessively strict in manners, morals, or opinion 2. wearing or having a bodice or stays tightly laced • straitlacedly adverb ...
straitlacedly
adverb see straitlaced
straitlacedness
noun see straitlaced
straitly
adverb see strait I
straitness
noun see strait I
Straits dollar
noun Etymology: Straits Settlements, former British crown colony Date: 1908 a dollar formerly issued by British Malaya and used in much of southern and eastern Asia and the ...
Straits Settlements
geographical name former country SE Asia bordering on Strait of Malacca & comprising Singapore Island, Penang, & Melaka area 1242 square miles (3229 square kilometers); now ...
strake
noun Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English streccan to stretch — more at stretch Date: 14th century 1. a continuous band of hull planking or plates on a ship; also ...
Stralsund
geographical name city & port NE Germany on the Baltic opposite Rügen Island population 71,618
stramash
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1803 1. chiefly Scottish disturbance, racket 2. chiefly Scottish crash, smashup
stramonium
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1663 1. the dried leaves of the jimsonweed or of a related plant (genus Datura) that contain toxic alkaloids (as atropine) used in medicine ...
strand
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse strǫnd shore Date: before 12th century the land bordering a body of water ; shore, beach II. verb ...
stranded
adjective Date: 1769 having a strand or strands especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination • strandedness noun
strandedness
noun see stranded
strandline
noun Date: 1903 shoreline; especially a shoreline above the present water level
strange
I. adjective (stranger; strangest) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estrange, from Latin extraneus, literally, external, from extra outside — more at extra- Date: ...
strange woman
noun Etymology: from the expression frequently used in Provençal (Authorized Version) Date: 1535 prostitute
strangely
adverb see strange I
strangeness
noun Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being strange 2. the flavor characterizing a strange quark
stranger
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estrangier stranger, foreigner, from estrange Date: 14th century 1. one who is strange: as a. (1) foreigner (2) ...
strangle
verb (strangled; strangling) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French estrangler, from Latin strangulare, from Greek strangalan, from strangalē halter — more at strain ...

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