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blue pencil
noun Date: 1886 a writing instrument used for editing; also the act or practice of blue-penciling
blue penciller
noun see blue-pencil
blue peter
noun Etymology: probably from the name Peter Date: 1823 a blue signal flag with a white square in the center used to indicate that a merchant vessel is ready to sail
blue pike
noun Date: 1842 a grayish-blue walleye (Stizostedion vitreum glaucum) of the Great Lakes region now considered to be extinct
blue plate
adjective Date: 1922 being a main course usually offered at a special price in a restaurant
blue point
adjective Date: 1944 of a domestic cat having a bluish-cream body coat with dark gray points • blue point noun
blue racer
noun Date: 1886 a blue or greenish-blue colubrid snake (Coluber constrictor foxii) occurring chiefly from southern Ontario to Missouri
blue ribbon
noun Date: 1651 1. an honor or award gained for preeminence 2. a blue ribbon awarded as an honor (as to the first-place winner in a competition)
Blue Ridge
geographical name the E range of the Appalachians E United States extending from South Mountain, S Pennsylvania into N Georgia — see Mitchell (Mount)
blue screen
noun Date: 1977 a photographic technique in which a subject is filmed in front of a blue background so as to allow matte compositing of the film with other footage; also the ...
blue shark
noun Date: circa 1672 a chiefly pelagic shark (Prionace glauca) found in all tropical and temperate seas that occasionally attacks humans
blue sheep
noun Date: 1910 bharal
Blue Springs
geographical name city W Missouri SE of Independence population 48,080
blue spruce
noun Date: 1884 a spruce (Picea pungens) native to the Rocky Mountains that has sharp usually bluish-gray needles and is often planted as an ornamental
blue streak
noun Date: 1830 1. something that moves very fast 2. a constant stream of words
blue tang
noun Etymology: 1tang (surgeonfish) Date: circa 1902 a surgeonfish (Acanthurus coeruleus) that is bright blue with darker longitudinal stripes when mature and occurs chiefly ...
blue vitriol
noun Date: 1728 a hydrated copper sulfate CuSO4•5H2O
blue water
noun Date: 1582 the open sea • blue-water adjective
blue whale
noun Date: 1851 a very large baleen whale (Balaenoptera musculus syn. Sibbaldus musculus) that may reach a weight of 150 tons (135 metric tons) and a length of 100 feet (30 ...
blue-blooded
adjective see blue blood
blue-chip
adjective see blue chip
blue-chipper
noun Date: 1968 blue chip
blue-collar
adjective Date: 1946 1. of, relating to, or constituting the class of wage earners whose duties call for the wearing of work clothes or protective clothing — compare ...
blue-eyed
adjective Date: 1603 1. having blue eyes 2. performed by whites ; also white
blue-eyed grass
noun Date: 1783 any of a genus (Sisyrinchium) of New World herbs of the iris family having grasslike foliage and blue, yellow, or white flowers
blue-green alga
noun Date: 1899 cyanobacterium
blue-jeaned
adjective see blue jeans
blue-pencil
transitive verb Date: 1888 to edit especially by shortening or deletion • blue penciller noun
blue-ribbon
adjective Date: 1926 of outstanding quality; especially consisting of individuals selected for quality, reputation, or authority
blue-sky
adjective Date: 1906 1. having little or no value 2. not grounded in the realities of the present ; visionary
blue-sky law
noun Date: 1912 a law providing for the regulation of the sale of securities (as stock)
blue-water
adjective see blue water
blue-winged teal
noun Date: 1789 a North American dabbling duck (Anas discors) with a blue patch on each wing and in the male a white crescent on each cheek
blueback herring
noun Date: 1873 an anadromous clupeid fish (Alosa aestivalis) of the Atlantic coast of North America having a dark blue or bluish-gray back
bluebeard
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Bluebeard, a fairy-tale character Date: 1822 a man who marries and kills one wife after another
bluebell
noun Date: 1578 1. any of various bellflowers; especially harebell 2. any of various plants bearing blue bell-shaped flowers: as a. a European herb (Hyacinthoides ...
blueberry
noun Date: 1709 the edible blue or blackish berry of any of several North American plants (genus Vaccinium) of the heath family; also a low or tall shrub producing these ...
bluebird
noun Date: 1688 any of three small North American thrushes (Sialia currucoides, S. mexicana, and S. sialis) that are blue above and reddish brown or pale blue below
bluebonnet
noun Date: 1682 1. a. a wide flat round cap of blue wool formerly worn in Scotland b. one that wears such a cap; specifically scot 2. either of two low-growing annual ...
bluebottle
noun Date: 15th century 1. bachelor's button 2. any of several blowflies (genus Calliphora) that have the abdomen or the whole body iridescent blue in color and that make a ...
bluecoat
noun Date: 1593 a person who wears a blue coat: as a. a Union soldier during the American Civil War b. police officer
bluefin
noun see bluefin tuna
bluefin tuna
noun Date: 1922 a very large tuna (Thunnus thynnus) that is an important food and game fish — called also bluefin
bluefish
noun Date: circa 1622 1. an active food and game marine fish (Pomatomus saltatrix) that is bluish above with silvery sides 2. any of various dark or bluish fishes (as the ...
bluegill
noun Date: 1881 a common sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) of the eastern and central United States sought for food and sport
bluegrass
noun Date: 1751 1. any of several grasses (genus Poa) of which some have bluish-green culms; especially Kentucky bluegrass 2. [from the Blue Grass Boys, performing group, ...
blueing
noun see bluing
bluejacket
noun Date: 1830 an enlisted man in the navy ; sailor
blueliner
noun Date: 1974 a defenseman in ice hockey
bluely
adverb see blue I
blueness
noun see blue I
bluenose
noun Date: 1903 a person who advocates a rigorous moral code • bluenosed adjective
bluenosed
adjective see bluenose
bluepoint
noun Etymology: Blue Point, Long Island Date: 1854 a small oyster (Crassostrea virginica) typically from the south shore of Long Island
blueprint
noun Date: 1886 1. a photographic print in white on a bright blue ground or blue on a white ground used especially for copying maps, mechanical drawings, and architects' plans ...
blues
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: blue devils Date: 1741 1. low spirits ; melancholy 2. a song often of lamentation characterized by usually ...
blueshift
noun Date: 1951 the displacement of the spectrum of an approaching celestial body toward shorter wavelengths • blueshifted adjective
blueshifted
adjective see blueshift
bluesman
noun Date: 1966 a man who plays or sings the blues
bluestem
noun Date: circa 1852 1. a tall North American grass (Andropogon gerardii syn. A. furcatus) that has smooth bluish leaf sheaths and slender spikes borne in pairs or clusters, ...
bluestocking
noun Etymology: Bluestocking society, 18th century literary clubs Date: 1790 a woman having intellectual or literary interests
bluestone
noun Date: 1709 a building stone of bluish-gray color
bluesy
adjective (bluesier; -est) Date: 1946 resembling, characteristic of, or suited to the blues
bluet
noun Etymology: probably from 1blue Date: circa 1821 any of several perennial North American herbs (genus Hedyotis syn. Houstonia) of the madder family; especially one ...
bluetick
noun Date: 1945 any of a breed of tricolor coonhounds of American origin having the white areas of the coat usually heavily ticked with black
bluetongue
noun Date: 1863 a noncontagious virus disease chiefly of sheep that is caused by a reovirus (genus Orbivirus) transmitted by biting midges and is characterized especially by ...
blueweed
noun Date: circa 1837 1. viper's bugloss 2. a small weedy sunflower (Helianthus ciliaris) of the southwestern United States with blue-green or gray-green foliage
bluey
adjective Date: 1802 bluish
Bluff
geographical name town S New Zealand; port for Invercargill population 2720
bluff
I. adjective Etymology: obsolete Dutch blaf flat; akin to Middle Low German blaff smooth Date: 1627 1. a. having a broad flattened front b. rising steeply with a broad ...
bluffer
noun see bluff III
bluffly
adverb see bluff I
bluffness
noun see bluff I
bluing
or blueing noun Date: 1669 a preparation used in laundering to counteract yellowing of white fabrics
bluish
adjective Date: 14th century somewhat blue ; having a tinge of blue • bluishness noun
bluishness
noun see bluish
Blum
biographical name Léon 1872-1950 French politician; provisional president (1946-47)
blunder
I. verb (blundered; blundering) Etymology: Middle English blundren, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse blunda to shut one's eyes, doze, Norwegian dialect ...
blunderbuss
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from obsolete Dutch donderbus, from Dutch donder thunder + obsolete Dutch bus gun Date: 1654 1. a muzzle-loading firearm with a short barrel ...
blunderer
noun see blunder I
blunderingly
adverb see blunder I
blunt
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. a. slow or deficient in feeling ; insensitive b. obtuse in understanding or discernment ; dull 2. having ...
blunt trauma
noun Date: 1962 a usually serious injury caused by a blunt object or surface
bluntly
adverb see blunt I
bluntness
noun see blunt I
Bluntschli
biographical name Johann Kaspar 1808-1881 Swiss legal scholar
blur
I. noun Etymology: perhaps akin to Middle English bleren to blear Date: 1519 1. a smear or stain that obscures 2. something vaguely or indistinctly perceived; especially ...
blurb
I. noun Etymology: coined by Gelett Burgess Date: 1914 a short publicity notice (as on a book jacket) II. transitive verb Date: 1915 to describe or praise in a blurb
blurrily
adverb see blurry
blurriness
noun see blurry
blurringly
adverb see blur II
blurry
adjective (blurrier; -est) Date: 1884 lacking definition or focus • blurrily adverb • blurriness noun
blurt
transitive verb Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1573 to utter abruptly and impulsively — usually used with out • blurter noun
blurter
noun see blurt
blush
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably from blusshen Date: 14th century 1. outward appearance ; view 2. a reddening of the face especially from shame, modesty, or ...
blush wine
noun Date: 1985 any of various pinkish table wines
blusher
noun Date: 1659 1. one who blushes 2. blush 4
blushful
adjective see blush I
blushingly
adverb see blush II
bluster
I. verb (blustered; blustering) Etymology: Middle English blustren, probably from Middle Low German blüsteren Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to talk or act with ...
blusterer
noun see bluster I
blusteringly
adverb see bluster I
blusterous
adjective see bluster II
blustery
adjective see bluster II
blvd
abbreviation boulevard
bm
abbreviation beam
BM
abbreviation 1. bachelor of medicine 2. bachelor of music 3. basal metabolism 4. bill of material 5. board measure 6. bowel movement 7. bronze medal
BME
abbreviation 1. bachelor of mechanical engineering 2. bachelor of mining engineering 3. bachelor of music education
BMI
abbreviation body mass index
BMOC
abbreviation big man on campus
BMR
abbreviation basal metabolic rate
BMS
abbreviation bachelor of marine science
BMT
abbreviation bachelor of medical technology
BMX
noun Etymology: bicycle motocross + X as symbol for -cross Date: 1975 bicycle racing that resembles motocross with dirt tracks and jumps and the use of special heavy-duty ...
bn
abbreviation 1. baron 2. battalion 3. beacon 4. been
BN
abbreviation 1. bachelor of nursing 2. banknote 3. Bureau of Narcotics
BNDD
abbreviation Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
BNS
abbreviation bachelor of naval sciences
BO
abbreviation 1. back order 2. best offer 3. body odor 4. box office 5. branch office 6. buyer's option
Bo Hai
or Po Hai or Gulf of Chihli geographical name arm of Yellow Sea NE China bounded on NE by Liaodong Peninsula & on SE by Shandong Peninsula
bo tree
noun Etymology: Sinhalese bō, from Sanskrit bodhi enlightenment; from Buddha receiving enlightenment under this tree — more at bid Date: 1860 pipal
bo's'n
I. noun see boatswain II. see bosun
bo'sun
I. noun see boatswain II. see bosun
boa
noun Etymology: Latin, a water snake Date: 14th century 1. any of a family (Boidae) of large snakes that kill by constriction and that includes the boa constrictor, anaconda, ...
boa constrictor
noun Date: 1809 a tropical American boa (Boa constrictor syn. Constrictor constrictor) that is light brown barred or mottled with darker brown and reaches a length of 10 feet ...
Boabdil
biographical name — see Muḥammad XI
Boadicea
biographical name — see Boudicca
boar
noun Etymology: Middle English bor, from Old English bār; akin to Old High German & Old Saxon bēr boar Date: before 12th century 1. a. an uncastrated male swine b. ...
board
I. noun Etymology: Middle English bord piece of sawed lumber, border, ship's side, from Old English; akin to Old High German bort ship's side Date: before 12th century 1. ...
board foot
noun Date: 1896 a unit of quantity for lumber equal to the volume of a board 12 × 12 × 1 inches — abbreviation bd ft
board game
noun Date: 1889 a game of strategy (as checkers, chess, or backgammon) played by moving pieces on a board
board of trade
Date: 1780 1. capitalized B&T a British governmental department concerned with commerce and industry 2. a commodities exchange
boarder
noun Date: 1530 1. one that boards; especially one that is provided with regular meals or regular meals and lodging 2. a person who rides a snowboard ; snowboarder
boarding school
noun Date: 1665 a school at which meals and lodging are provided
boardinghouse
noun Date: 1680 a lodging house at which meals are provided
boardlike
adjective see board I
boardman
noun Date: circa 1923 1. a member of a board 2. one who works at a board
boardroom
noun Date: 1836 a room that is designated for meetings of a board
boardsailing
noun Date: 1980 windsurfing • boardsailor noun
boardsailor
noun see boardsailing
boardwalk
noun Date: 1872 1. a walk constructed of planking 2. a walk constructed along a beach
boarish
adjective see boar
boart
variant of bort
Boas
biographical name Franz 1858-1942 American (German-born) anthropologist & ethnologist • Boasian adjective
Boasian
adjective see Boas
boast
I. noun Etymology: Middle English boost Date: 14th century 1. the act or an instance of boasting ; brag 2. a cause for pride • boastful adjective • boastfully adverb ...
boaster
noun see boast II
boastful
adjective see boast I
boastfully
adverb see boast I
boastfulness
noun see boast I
boat
I. noun Etymology: Middle English boot, from Old English bāt; akin to Old Norse beit boat Date: before 12th century 1. a. a small vessel for travel on water b. ship ...
boat hook
noun Date: circa 1599 a pole-handled hook with a point or knob on the back used especially to pull or push a boat, raft, or log into place
boat people
noun plural Date: 1977 refugees fleeing by boat
boat shoe
noun Date: 1977 a low-cut shoe with a slip-resistant sole
boat train
noun Date: 1864 an express train for transporting passengers between a port and a city
boatbuilder
noun Date: 1679 one that builds boats • boatbuilding noun
boatbuilding
noun see boatbuilder
boater
noun Date: 1605 1. one who travels in a boat 2. a stiff hat usually made of braided straw with a brim, hatband, and flat crown
boatful
noun see boat I
boathouse
noun Date: 1722 a building to house and protect boats
boatlike
adjective see boat I
boatload
noun Date: 1664 1. a load that fills a boat 2. an indefinitely large number
boatman
noun Date: 14th century a man who works on, deals in, or operates boats
boatneck
noun Date: 1940 a wide neckline that extends toward the tips of the shoulders
boatswain
or bosun; also bos'n or bo's'n or bo'sun noun Etymology: Middle English bootswein, from boot boat + swein boy, servant — more at swain Date: 14th century 1. a petty officer ...
boatyard
noun Date: 1795 a yard where boats are built, repaired, and stored and often sold or rented
bob
I. verb (bobbed; bobbing) Etymology: Middle English boben Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to strike with a quick light blow ; rap 2. to move up and down in a ...
bob veal
noun Etymology: English dialect bob young calf Date: 1855 the veal of a very young or unborn calf
Bobadilla
biographical name Francisco de died 1502 Spanish viceroy of Indies
bobber
I. noun Date: 1593 one that bobs II. noun Date: 1904 a person who rides or races on a bobsled
bobbery
noun (plural -beries) Etymology: Hindi bāp re, literally, oh father! Date: 1800 hubbub
bobbin
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1530 1. a. a cylinder or spindle on which yarn or thread is wound (as in a sewing machine) b. any of various small round devices on ...
bobbinet
noun Etymology: blend of bobbin and net Date: 1814 a machine-made net of cotton, silk, or nylon usually with hexagonal mesh
bobble
I. verb (bobbled; bobbling) Etymology: frequentative of 1bob Date: 1812 1. bob I 2. fumble II. noun Date: 1880 1. a repeated bobbing movement 2. a small ball of ...
bobby
noun (plural bobbies) Etymology: Bobby, nickname for Robert, after Sir Robert Peel, who organized the London police force Date: 1844 British police officer
bobby pin
noun Etymology: perhaps from 4bob Date: 1932 a flat wire hairpin with prongs that press close together
bobby socks
or bobby sox noun plural Etymology: perhaps from bobby pin Date: 1943 girls' socks reaching above the ankle
bobby sox
noun plural see bobby socks
bobby-soxer
noun Date: 1944 an adolescent girl
bobcat
noun Etymology: 4bob; from the stubby tail Date: 1864 a common North American lynx (Lynx rufus) variably reddish in base color with dark markings
bobeche
noun Etymology: French bobèche Date: 1855 a usually glass collar on a candle socket to catch drippings or on a candlestick or chandelier to hold suspended glass prisms
Bobo-Dioulasso
geographical name town W Burkina Faso population 300,000
bobolink
noun Etymology: imitative Date: circa 1801 an American migratory songbird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) with the breeding male chiefly black
Bobruysk
or Babruysk geographical name city central Belarus on the Berezina population 223,000
bobsled
noun Etymology: perhaps from 4bob Date: 1837 1. a short sled usually used as one of a pair joined by a coupling 2. a large usually metal sled used in racing and equipped ...
bobsledder
noun see bobsled
bobsledding
noun Date: 1883 the act, skill, or sport of riding or racing on a bobsled
bobstay
noun Etymology: probably from 2bob Date: 1744 a stay to hold a ship's bowsprit down
bobtail
noun Etymology: 4bob Date: 1605 1. a. a bobbed tail b. a horse, dog, or cat with a bobbed or very short tail; especially Old English sheepdog 2. something curtailed ...
bobtailed
adjective see bobtail
bobwhite
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1819 any of a genus (Colinus) of quail; especially a popular game bird (C. virginianus) of eastern and central North America having mottled ...
Boca Raton
geographical name city SE Florida N of Fort Lauderdale population 74,764
bocaccio
noun Etymology: perhaps modification of Spanish bocacha, augmentative of boca mouth Date: circa 1890 a large rockfish (Sebastes paucispinis) of the Pacific coast locally ...
Boccaccio
biographical name Giovanni 1313-1375 Italian author
bocce
noun see boccie
Boccherini
biographical name Luigi 1743-1805 Italian composer
bocci
noun see boccie
boccie
or bocci or bocce noun Etymology: Italian bocce, plural of boccia ball, from Vulgar Latin *bottia boss Date: 1860 a game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling played on a ...
Bochum
geographical name city W Germany in Ruhr valley population 398,578
bock
noun Etymology: German, short for Bockbier, by shortening & alteration from Einbecker Bier, literally, beer from Einbeck, from Einbeck, Germany Date: 1856 a strong dark rich ...
bod
noun Date: 1933 1. British fellow, guy 2. body
BOD
abbreviation 1. biochemical oxygen demand 2. biological oxygen demand
bodacious
adjective Etymology: probably blend of bold and audacious Date: 1832 1. Southern & Midland outright, unmistakable 2. remarkable, noteworthy 3. sexy, voluptuous • ...
bodaciously
adverb see bodacious
boddhisattva
noun see bodhisattva
bode
I. transitive verb (boded; boding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bodian; akin to Old English bēodan to proclaim — more at bid Date: before 12th century 1. ...
bodega
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin apotheca storehouse — more at apothecary Date: 1846 1. a storehouse for maturing wine 2. a. wineshop b. (1) bar I,5a (2) ...
bodement
noun Date: 1605 1. omen, foreboding 2. prediction, prophecy
Bodensee
geographical name — see Constance (Lake)
Bodh Gaya
or Buddha Gaya or Buddh Gaya geographical name village NE India in central Bihar population 21,686
bodhisattva
or boddhisattva noun Etymology: Sanskrit bodhisattva one whose essence is enlightenment, from bodhi enlightenment + sattva being — more at bid Date: 1828 a being that ...
bodhran
noun Etymology: Irish bodhrán Date: 1972 a shallow handheld Irish drum
bodice
noun Etymology: alteration of bodies, plural of 1body Date: 1566 1. the upper part of a woman's dress 2. archaic corset, stays
bodice ripper
noun Date: 1980 a historical or Gothic romance typically featuring scenes in which the heroine is subjected to violence
bodied
adjective Date: circa 1547 having a body of a specified kind — used in combination
bodiless
adjective Date: 14th century having no body
bodily
I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. having a body ; physical 2. of or relating to the body II. adverb Date: 14th century 1. in the flesh 2. as a whole ; altogether
boding
noun Date: 13th century foreboding
bodkin
noun Etymology: Middle English bodekin Date: 14th century 1. a. dagger, stiletto b. a sharp slender instrument for making holes in cloth c. an ornamental hairpin ...
Bodley
biographical name Sir Thomas 1545-1613 English diplomat & founder of Bodleian Library
Bodmin
geographical name town SW England in county of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly population 12,148
Bodoni
biographical name Giambattista 1740-1813 Italian printer & type designer
body
I. noun (plural bodies) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bodig; akin to Old High German boteh corpse Date: before 12th century 1. a. the main part of a plant or ...
body bag
noun Date: 1954 a large zippered usually rubber bag in which a human corpse is placed especially for transportation
body blow
noun Date: 1792 1. a blow to the body 2. a damaging or deeply felt blow
body cavity
noun Date: 1875 a cavity in an animal body; specifically coelom
body check
noun Date: 1892 a blocking of an opposing player with the body (as in ice hockey or lacrosse) • bodycheck transitive verb
body clock
noun Date: 1968 the internal mechanisms that schedule periodic bodily functions and activities — usually not used technically
body corporate
noun Date: 15th century corporation
body count
noun Date: 1967 1. a count of the bodies of killed enemy soldiers 2. the number of persons involved in a particular activity
body double
noun Date: 1981 a double who takes the place of an actor especially in scenes calling for nudity
body English
noun Date: 1908 bodily motions made in a usually unconscious effort to influence the progress of a propelled object (as a ball)
body language
noun Date: 1926 the gestures, movements, and mannerisms by which a person or animal communicates with others
body louse
noun Date: 1575 a louse feeding primarily on the body; especially a sucking louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) feeding on the body and living in the clothing of humans — ...
body mass index
noun Date: 1983 a measure of body fat that is the ratio of the weight of the body in kilograms to the square of its height in meters
body mechanics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1970 systematic exercises designed especially to develop coordination, endurance, and poise
body piercing
noun Date: 1989 the practice or an instance of adorning the body with jewelry or ornamentation that penetrates the flesh
body politic
noun Date: 15th century 1. a group of persons politically organized under a single governmental authority 2. archaic corporation 2 3. a people considered as a collective ...
body shirt
noun Date: 1967 1. a close-fitting shirt or blouse 2. a woman's close-fitting top made with a sewn-in or snapped crotch
body shop
noun Date: 1954 a shop where automotive bodies are made or repaired
body snatcher
noun Date: 1812 one who steals corpses from graves
body stocking
noun Date: 1965 a usually sheer close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso that often has sleeves and legs
body wall
noun Date: 1862 the external surface of the animal body consisting of ectoderm and mesoderm and enclosing the body cavity
body-centered
adjective Date: 1921 relating to or being a crystal space lattice in which each cubic unit cell has an atom at its center and at each vertex — compare face-centered
bodybuilder
noun see bodybuilding
bodybuilding
noun Date: 1904 the developing of the body through exercise and diet; specifically the developing of the physique for competitive exhibition • bodybuilder noun
bodycheck
transitive verb see body check
bodyguard
noun Date: 1704 a usually armed attendant or group of attendants whose duty is to protect a person
bodysuit
noun Date: 1969 a close-fitting one-piece garment for the torso
bodysurf
intransitive verb Date: 1943 to ride on a wave without a surfboard by planing on the chest and stomach • bodysurfer noun
bodysurfer
noun see bodysurf
bodywork
noun Date: 1908 1. a vehicle body 2. the act or process of making or repairing vehicle bodies 3. therapeutic touching or manipulation of the body by using specialized ...
bodyworker
noun see bodywork
boehmite
noun Etymology: German Böhmit, from Johann Böhm (Boehm) died 1952 German chemist Date: circa 1929 a mineral consisting of an orthorhombic form of aluminum oxide and ...
Boeotia
or Modern Greek Voiotía geographical name district E central Greece NW of Attica • Boeotian adjective or noun
Boeotian
adjective or noun see Boeotia
Boer
noun Etymology: Dutch, literally, farmer — more at boor Date: 1800 a South African of Dutch or Huguenot descent
Boethius
biographical name Anicius Manlius Severinus circa 480-524 Roman philosopher
Boetoeng
geographical name — see Buton
boff
I. transitive verb Etymology: from boff blow, punch, perhaps imitative Date: 1937 sometimes vulgar to have sexual intercourse with II. noun or boffo (plural boffs or ...
boffin
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1945 chiefly British a scientific expert; especially one involved in technological research
boffo
adjective Date: 1949 extremely successful ; sensational
boffola
noun Etymology: irregular from boff Date: 1947 boff
Bofors gun
noun Etymology: Bofors, munition works in Sweden Date: 1939 a double-barreled automatic antiaircraft gun
bog
I. noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Scottish Gaelic & Irish bog- (as in bogluachair bulrushes), from bog marshy, literally, soft, from Middle Irish bocc; probably ...

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