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banderillero
noun (plural -ros) Etymology: Spanish, from banderilla Date: 1789 a person who thrusts in the banderillas in a bullfight
banderol
noun see banderole
banderole
or banderol noun Etymology: French banderole, from Italian banderuola, diminutive of bandiera banner, from Old Occitan bandiera, from Old French baniere — more at banner Date: ...
bandicoot
noun Etymology: Telugu pandikokku Date: 1813 1. any of several very large rats (genera Bandicota and Nesokia) of southern Asia destructive to crops 2. any of various small ...
bandit
noun Etymology: Italian bandito, from past participle of bandire to banish, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bannan to command — more at ban Date: 1611 1. plural ...
bandito
noun Etymology: Italian Date: 1591 an outlaw especially of Mexican extraction or origin
banditry
noun see bandit
bandleader
noun Date: 1894 the conductor of a band (as a dance band)
bandmaster
noun Date: 1858 bandleader; especially a conductor of a military or concert band
bandmate
noun Date: 1956 a fellow member of a band
Bandoeng
geographical name see Bandung
bandog
noun Etymology: Middle English bandogge, from band + dogge dog Date: 14th century a dog kept tied to serve as a watchdog or because of its ferocity
bandoleer
noun see bandolier
bandolier
or bandoleer noun Etymology: Middle French bandouliere, ultimately from Old Spanish bando band, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo — more at banner Date: circa 1577 a ...
bandora
noun see bandore
bandore
or bandora noun Etymology: Spanish bandurria or Portuguese bandurra, from Late Latin pandura 3-stringed lute, from Greek pandoura Date: 1566 a bass stringed instrument ...
bandsman
noun Date: circa 1842 a member of a musical band
bandstand
noun Date: 1859 1. a usually roofed platform on which a band or orchestra performs outdoors 2. a platform in a ballroom or nightclub on which musicians perform
Bandung
or Dutch Bandoeng geographical name city Indonesia in W Java SE of Jakarta population 2,057,442
bandwagon
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1855 1. a usually ornate and high wagon for a band of musicians especially in a circus parade 2. a popular party, faction, or cause that ...
bandwidth
noun Date: 1930 1. a range within a band of wavelengths, frequencies, or energies; especially a range of radio frequencies which is occupied by a modulated carrier wave, which ...
bandy
I. verb (bandied; bandying) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1577 transitive verb 1. to bat (as a tennis ball) to and fro 2. a. to toss from side to side or pass ...
bandy-legged
adjective see bandy III
bane
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bana; akin to Old High German bano death Date: before 12th century 1. a. obsolete killer, slayer b. poison c. ...
baneberry
noun Date: 1755 any of several perennial herbs (genus Actaea) of the buttercup family having acrid poisonous berries; also one of the berries
baneful
adjective Date: 1579 1. productive of destruction or woe ; seriously harmful 2. archaic poisonous Synonyms: see pernicious • banefully adverb
banefully
adverb see baneful
Banff
or Banffshire geographical name former county NE Scotland capital Banff
Banff National Park
geographical name reservation W Canada in SW Alberta on E slope of Rocky Mountains
Banffshire
geographical name see Banff
bang
I. verb Etymology: probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse bang hammering Date: circa 1550 transitive verb 1. to strike sharply ; bump 2. to knock, hit, or ...
bang away
intransitive verb Date: 1839 1. to work with determined effort 2. to attack persistently
bang for one's buck
phrasal see bang for the buck
bang for the buck
also bang for one's buck phrasal value received from outlay or effort
bang on
adjective Date: 1936 chiefly British exactly correct or appropriate
bang up
transitive verb Etymology: 1bang Date: 1886 to cause extensive damage to
Bang's disease
noun Etymology: Bernhard L. F. Bang died 1932 Danish veterinarian Date: circa 1929 brucellosis; specifically contagious abortion of cattle caused by a brucella (Brucella ...
bang-bang
adjective Date: 1972 1. a. having a sudden, forceful, or attention-grabbing effect ; punchy b. executed or happening so quickly as to make judgment (as by an umpire or ...
bang-up
adjective Etymology: 3bang Date: 1810 first-rate
Bangalore
geographical name city S India W of Madras capital of Karnataka population 3,302,296
bangalore torpedo
noun Etymology: Bangalore, India Date: 1913 a metal tube that contains explosives and a firing mechanism and is used to cut barbed wire and detonate buried mines
banger
noun Date: circa 1919 1. British sausage 2. British firecracker 3. British jalopy 4. a forceful and aggressive athlete
Bangka
or Banka geographical name island Indonesia off SE Sumatra; chief town Pangkalpinang area 4609 square miles (11,983 square kilometers), population 251,639
bangkok
noun Etymology: earlier bangkok, a fine straw, from Bangkok, Thailand Date: 1916 a hat woven of fine palm fiber in the Philippines
Bangkok
or Thai Krung Thep geographical name city & port capital of Thailand on the Chao Phraya about 25 miles (40 kilometers) above its mouth population 5,620,591
Bangladesh
geographical name country S Asia E of India on Bay of Bengal; a republic in the Commonwealth of Nations since 1971 capital Dhaka area 55,126 square miles (143,328 square ...
Bangladeshi
adjective or noun see Bangladesh
bangle
noun Etymology: Hindi baṅglī Date: 1787 1. a stiff usually ornamental bracelet or anklet slipped or clasped on 2. an ornamental disk that hangs loosely (as on a bracelet)
Bangor
geographical name 1. city E central Maine on the Penobscot population 31,473 2. town SE Northern Ireland in North Down district population 46,585 3. city NW Wales in ...
Bangs
biographical name John Kendrick 1862-1922 American humorist
bangtail
noun Etymology: bangtail short tail Date: 1921 racehorse
Bangui
geographical name city capital of Central African Republic on the Ubangi population 300,723
Bangweulu, Lake
geographical name lake about 50 miles (80 kilometers) long N Zambia in swamp region; its area fluctuates seasonally; drains into the Luapula, a headstream of Congo River
bani
plural of ban III
banish
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French baniss-, stem of banir, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bannan to command — more at ban Date: 14th ...
banisher
noun see banish
banishment
noun see banish
banister
also bannister noun Etymology: alteration of baluster Date: 1641 1. a. a handrail with its supporting posts b. handrail 2. baluster 2 • banistered adjective
banistered
adjective see banister
Banjarmasin
geographical name city Indonesia in S Borneo population 481,371
banjax
transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1939 chiefly Irish damage, ruin; also smash
banjo
noun (plural banjos; also banjoes) Etymology: probably of African origin; akin to Kimbundu mbanza, a similar instrument Date: 1739 a musical instrument with a drumlike body, a ...
banjo clock
noun Date: 1903 a pendulum clock whose shape suggests a banjo
banjoist
noun see banjo
Banjul
or formerly Bathurst geographical name city & port capital of Gambia on island of St. Mary in Gambia River population 44,188
bank
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse bakki bank; akin to Old English benc bench — more at bench Date: 13th century 1. a ...
bank card
noun Date: 1970 a card (as a credit card or an ATM card) issued by a bank
bank discount
noun Date: 1841 the interest discounted in advance on a note and computed on the face value of the note
bank holiday
noun Date: 1871 1. British legal holiday 2. a period when banks in general are closed often by government fiat
bank money
noun Date: 1904 a medium of exchange consisting chiefly of checks and drafts
bank on
phrasal to depend or rely on
bank shot
noun Date: 1897 1. a shot in billiards and pool in which a player banks the cue ball or the object ball 2. a shot in basketball played to rebound from the backboard into the ...
Banka
geographical name see Bangka
bankability
noun see bankable
bankable
adjective Date: 1818 1. acceptable to or at a bank 2. sure to bring in a profit
bankbook
noun Date: 1714 the depositor's book in which a bank records deposits and withdrawals — called also passbook
banker
I. noun Date: 1534 1. one that engages in the business of banking 2. the player who keeps the bank in various games • bankerly adjective II. noun Date: 1666 a person ...
banker's acceptance
noun Date: circa 1924 a short-term credit instrument issued by an importer's bank that guarantees payment of an exporter's invoice
bankerly
adjective see banker I
banking
noun Date: 1735 the business of a bank or a banker
banknote
noun Date: 1695 a promissory note issued by a bank payable to bearer on demand without interest and acceptable as money
bankroll
I. noun Date: 1887 supply of money ; funds II. transitive verb Date: 1928 to supply money for (a business, project, or person) • bankroller noun
bankroller
noun see bankroll II
bankrupt
I. noun Etymology: modification of Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French banqueroute bankruptcy, from Old Italian bancarotta, from banca bank + rotta broken, from Latin ...
bankruptcy
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1700 1. the quality or state of being bankrupt 2. utter failure or impoverishment
Banks
biographical name Sir Joseph 1743-1820 English naturalist
Banks Island
geographical name island N Canada at W end of Arctic Archipelago area about 27,000 square miles (69,900 square kilometers)
Banks Islands
geographical name islands SW Pacific N of Vanuatu population 5521
banksia
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Sir Joseph Banks Date: 1788 any of a genus (Banksia) of Australian evergreen trees or shrubs of the protea family with alternate ...
bankside
noun Date: 15th century the slope of a bank especially of a stream
banner
I. noun Etymology: Middle English banere, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo sign; probably akin to Greek phainein to show — more at fancy Date: ...
banneret
I. noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Middle English baneret, from Anglo-French, from banere Date: 14th century a knight leading his vassals into the field under his ...
bannerette
noun see banneret II
bannerol
noun Date: 1548 banderole
Banning
geographical name city S California ESE of Riverside population 23,562
bannister
variant of banister
bannock
noun Etymology: Middle English bannok, from Old English bannuc Date: before 12th century 1. a usually unleavened flat bread or biscuit made with oatmeal or barley meal 2. ...
Bannockburn
geographical name town central Scotland SSE of Stirling
banns
noun plural Etymology: plural of bann, from Middle English bane, ban proclamation, ban Date: 14th century public announcement especially in church of a proposed marriage
banquet
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Old Italian banchetto, from diminutive of banca bench, bank Date: 15th century 1. a sumptuous feast; especially an elaborate and ...
banquet room
noun Date: 1837 a large room (as in a restaurant or hotel) suitable for banquets
banqueter
noun see banquet II
banquette
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, from Old Occitan banqueta, diminutive of banc bench, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English benc bench Date: 1629 1. a. a ...
Banquo
noun Date: circa 1506 a murdered Scottish thane in Shakespeare's Macbeth whose ghost appears to Macbeth
banshee
noun Etymology: Irish bean sídhe & Scottish Gaelic bean sìth, literally, woman of fairyland Date: 1771 a female spirit in Gaelic folklore whose appearance or wailing warns a ...
Bantam
geographical name village Indonesia in NW corner of Java; once capital of Sultanate of Bantam
bantam
I. noun Etymology: Bantam, former residency in Java Date: 1749 1. any of numerous small domestic fowls that are often miniatures of members of the standard breeds 2. a ...
bantamweight
noun Date: 1884 a boxer in a weight division having a maximum limit of 118 pounds for professionals and 119 pounds for amateurs — compare featherweight, flyweight
banteng
noun Etymology: Malay of Indonesia, from Javanese banṭéng Date: 1817 a wild ox (Bos javanicus syn. B. banteng) of southeastern Asia sometimes domesticated for use as a ...
banter
I. verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1676 transitive verb 1. to speak to or address in a witty and teasing manner 2. archaic delude 3. chiefly Southern & Midland ...
banterer
noun see banter I
banteringly
adverb see banter I
Banting
biographical name Sir Frederick Grant 1891-1941 Canadian physician
bantling
noun Etymology: perhaps modification of German Bänkling bastard, from Bank bench, from Old High German — more at bench Date: 1593 a very young child
Bantry Bay
geographical name bay SW Ireland in SW County Cork
Bantu
noun (plural Bantu or Bantus) Etymology: ba-, a plural noun classifier + -ntu, noun base meaning “person” in several Bantu languages Date: 1862 1. a family of Niger-Congo ...
Bantustan
noun Etymology: Bantu + -stan land (as in Hindustan) Date: 1949 any of several all-black enclaves formerly in the Republic of South Africa that had a limited degree of ...
banyan
noun Etymology: earlier banyan Gujarati trader, from Portuguese banean, probably from Tamil vāniyan trader, from Sanskrit vāṇija; from a tree of the species in Iran under ...
banzai
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1893 a Japanese cheer or war cry
banzai attack
noun Date: 1944 a mass attack by Japanese soldiers in World War II; also an all-out usually desperate attack
banzai charge
noun Date: 1944 1. banzai attack 2. a determined often reckless act
baobab
noun Etymology: New Latin bahobab Date: 1640 a broad-trunked tropical tree (Adansonia digitata) of the silk-cotton family that is native to Africa and has an edible acidic ...
Baoding
or Pao-ting or formerly Tsingyuan geographical name city NE China SW of Beijing population 483,155
Baoji
or Pao-chi geographical name city N central China in SW Shaanxi on the Wei W of Xi'an population 337,765
Baotou
or Pao-t'ou geographical name city N China in SW Inner Mongolia on the Huang population 983,508
bap
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1575 British a small bun or roll
Bap
or Bapt abbreviation Baptist
Bapaume
geographical name town N France S of Arras population 3683
Bapt
abbreviation see Bap
baptise
verb see baptize
baptisia
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek baptisis a dipping, from baptein Date: circa 1868 any of a genus (Baptisia) of North American plants of the legume family ...
baptism
noun Etymology: Middle English baptisme Date: 14th century 1. a. a Christian sacrament marked by ritual use of water and admitting the recipient to the Christian community ...
baptism of fire
Date: 1633 1. an introductory or initial experience that is a severe ordeal; especially a soldier's first exposure to enemy fire 2. a spiritual baptism by a gift of the Holy ...
baptismal
adjective see baptism
baptismal name
noun Date: 1823 a name given at christening or confirmation
baptismally
adverb see baptism
baptist
noun Date: 13th century 1. one that baptizes 2. capitalized a member or adherent of an evangelical Protestant denomination marked by congregational polity and baptism by ...
Baptist
adjective see baptist
baptistery
or baptistry noun (plural -teries or -tries) Date: 14th century a part of a church or formerly a separate building used for baptism
baptistry
noun see baptistery
baptize
also baptise verb (baptized; also baptised; baptizing; also baptising) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French baptiser, from Late Latin baptizare, from Greek baptizein to ...
baptizer
noun see baptize
Bar
abbreviation Baruch
BAr
abbreviation bachelor of architecture
BAR
abbreviation Browning automatic rifle
bar
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English barre, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *barra Date: 12th century 1. a. a straight piece (as of wood or ...
bar car
noun Date: 1945 club car
bar chart
noun Date: 1914 bar graph
bar code
noun Date: 1963 a code consisting of a group of printed and variously patterned bars and spaces and sometimes numerals that is designed to be scanned and read into computer ...
bar coding
noun see bar code
bar graph
noun Date: 1924 a graphic means of quantitative comparison by rectangles with lengths proportional to the measure of the data or things being compared — called also bar chart
bar mitzvah
I. noun Usage: often capitalized B&M Etymology: Hebrew bar miṣwāh, literally, son of the (divine) law Date: 1816 1. a Jewish boy who reaches his 13th birthday and attains ...
bar sinister
noun Date: 1823 1. a heraldic charge held to be a mark of bastardy 2. the fact or condition of being of illegitimate birth
bar-
or baro- combining form Etymology: Greek baros; akin to Greek barys heavy — more at grieve weight ; pressure
bar-coded
adjective see bar code
Barabbas
noun Etymology: Greek, from Aramaic Bar-abba Date: before 12th century a prisoner according to Matthew, Mark, and John released in preference to Christ at the demand of the ...
Baracaldo
geographical name commune N Spain W of Bilbao population 104,883
Baracoa
geographical name city & port E Cuba on N coast near E tip of island population 76,873
Barak
biographical name Ehud 1942- Israeli soldier & politician; prime minister of Israel (1999-2000)
Baranagar
geographical name city E India in West Bengal N of Calcutta population 223,770
Baranof
geographical name island SE Alaska in Alexander Archipelago S of Chichagof Island area about 1600 square miles (4160 square kilometers)
Baranov
biographical name Aleksandr Andreyevich 1747-1819 Russian fur trader; 1st governor of Russian America
Bárány
biographical name Robert 1876-1936 Austrian physician
Barataria Bay
geographical name lagoon SE Louisiana on coast NW of delta of Mississippi River
barathea
noun Etymology: from Barathea, a trademark Date: 1862 a fabric that has a broken rib weave and a pebbly texture and that is made of silk, worsted, or synthetic fiber or a ...
barb
I. noun Etymology: Middle English barbe barb, beard, from Anglo-French, from Latin barba — more at beard Date: 14th century 1. a medieval cloth headdress passing over or ...
Barbadian
adjective or noun see Barbados
Barbados
geographical name island British West Indies in Lesser Antilles E of the Windward group; a dominion of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1966 capital Bridgetown area 166 ...
barbarian
adjective Etymology: Latin barbarus — more at barbarous Date: 14th century 1. of or relating to a land, culture, or people alien and usually believed to be inferior to ...
barbarianism
noun see barbarian
barbaric
adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating to, or characteristic of barbarians b. possessing or characteristic of a cultural level more complex than primitive ...
barbarically
adverb see barbaric
barbarism
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a barbarian or barbarous social or intellectual condition ; backwardness b. the practice or display of barbarian acts, attitudes, or ideas ...
barbarity
noun (plural -ties) Date: circa 1570 1. barbarism 2. a. barbarous cruelty ; inhumanity b. an act or instance of such cruelty
barbarization
noun see barbarize
barbarize
verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1602 transitive verb to make barbarian or barbarous intransitive verb to become barbarous • barbarization noun
Barbarossa
I. biographical name — see Frederick I II. biographical name died 1546 Khayr ad-Dīn Barbary pirate
barbarous
adjective Etymology: Latin barbarus, from Greek barbaros foreign, ignorant Date: 15th century 1. a. uncivilized b. lacking culture or refinement ; Philistine 2. ...
barbarously
adverb see barbarous
barbarousness
noun see barbarous
Barbary ape
noun Etymology: Barbary, Africa Date: 1791 a tailless monkey (Macaca sylvanus) of northern Africa and Gibraltar — called also Barbary macaque
Barbary Coast
geographical name 1. region N Africa extending from Egypt to the Atlantic & including the former Barbary States (Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, & Tripoli) — a chiefly former ...
Barbary macaque
noun see Barbary ape
Barbary sheep
noun Date: circa 1898 aoudad
barbecue
I. transitive verb (-cued; -cuing) Etymology: 2barbecue Date: 1690 1. to roast or broil on a rack or revolving spit over or before a source of heat (as hot coals) 2. to ...
barbecuer
noun see barbecue I
barbed
adjective Date: 1611 1. having barbs 2. characterized by pointed and biting criticism or sarcasm
barbed wire
noun Date: 1866 twisted wires armed with barbs or sharp points — called also barbwire
barbel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *barbellus, diminutive of Latin barbus barbel, from barba beard — more at beard Date: 14th century a ...
barbell
noun Date: 1887 a bar with adjustable weighted disks attached to each end that is used for exercise and in weight lifting
barbeque
noun see barbecue II
Barber
biographical name Samuel 1910-1981 American composer
barber
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French barbour, from barbe beard — more at barb Date: 14th century one whose business is cutting and dressing hair, shaving ...
barberry
noun Etymology: Middle English berberie, from Medieval Latin berberis, from Arabic barbārīs Date: 14th century any of a genus (Berberis of the family Berberidaceae, the ...
Barbers Point
or Kalaeloa Point geographical name cape Hawaii at SW corner of Oahu W of Pearl Harbor
barbershop
I. noun Date: 1579 a barber's place of business II. adjective Etymology: from the old custom of men in barbershops forming quartets for impromptu singing of sentimental ...
Barberton
geographical name city NE Ohio SW of Akron population 27,899
barbet
noun Etymology: probably from 1barb Date: 1824 any of various often brightly colored nonpasserine tropical birds (families Capitonidae, Lybiidae, and Megalaimidae) having a ...
barbette
noun Etymology: French, diminutive of barbe headdress Date: 1772 1. a mound of earth or a protected platform from which guns fire over a parapet 2. an armored structure ...
barbican
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French barbecane, from Medieval Latin barbacana Date: 13th century an outer defensive work; especially a tower at a gate or bridge
barbicel
noun Etymology: New Latin barbicella, diminutive of Latin barba Date: 1869 any of the small hook-bearing processes on a barbule of a feather — see feather illustration
barbie
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: 1976 chiefly Australian 1. barbecue 2 2. barbecue 3
Barbie
biographical name Klaus 1913-1991 German Nazi leader
barbital
noun Etymology: barbit uric + -al (as in Veronal, trademark for barbital) Date: 1919 a crystalline barbiturate C8H12N2O3 used as a sedative and hypnotic often in the form of ...
barbitone
noun Etymology: barbit uric + -one Date: 1914 British barbital
barbiturate
noun Date: 1928 1. a salt or ester of barbituric acid 2. any of various derivatives of barbituric acid (as phenobarbital) that are used especially as sedatives, hypnotics, ...
barbituric acid
noun Etymology: part translation of German Barbitursäure, irregular from the name Barbara + International Scientific Vocabulary uric + German Säure acid Date: 1866 a ...
Barbizon
I. adjective Etymology: Barbizon, France Date: 1889 of, relating to, or being a school of mid-19th century French landscape painters whose naturalistic canvases were based on ...
barbless
adjective see barb I
Barbour
biographical name Ian 1923- American (Chinese-born of American-Scottish parents) theologian & physicist
Barbuda
geographical name island British West Indies in the Leewards area 62 square miles (161 square kilometers) — see Antigua 1
barbule
noun Date: 1835 a minute barb; especially one of the processes that fringe the barbs of a feather — see feather illustration
Barbusse
biographical name Henri 1873-1935 French author
barbwire
noun Date: 1880 barbed wire
barcarole
or barcarolle noun Etymology: French barcarolle, from Italian dialect (Venice) barcarola, from barcarolo gondolier, from barca bark, from Late Latin Date: circa 1779 1. a ...
barcarolle
noun see barcarole
Barcas
biographical name see Hamilcar Barca
Barcelona
geographical name 1. province NE Spain in Catalonia on the Mediterranean area 2986 square miles (7734 square kilometers), population 4,654,407 2. city & port, its capital ...
Barcelona chair
noun Etymology: Barcelona, Spain Date: 1970 an armless chair with leather-covered cushions on a stainless steel frame
Barcelonan
noun see Barcelona
Barcelonese
adjective or noun see Barcelona
barchan
noun Etymology: Russian barkhan, from Kazakh Date: 1888 a moving crescent-shaped sand dune
Barclay
biographical name Robert 1648-1690 Scottish Quaker author
Barclay de Tolly
biographical name Prince Mikhail Bogdanovich 1761-1818 Russian field marshal
bard
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Scottish Gaelic & Irish Date: 15th century 1. a. a tribal poet-singer skilled in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their ...
barde
noun see bard II
Bardeen
biographical name John 1908-1991 American physicist
Bardia
geographical name see Bardiyah
bardic
adjective see bard I
Bardiyah
or Bardia geographical name town & port Libya in NE Cyrenaica
bardolater
noun Etymology: Bard (of Avon), epithet of Shakespeare + -o- + -later Date: 1903 a person who idolizes Shakespeare • bardolatry noun
bardolatry
noun see bardolater
Bardolino
noun (plural -nos) Etymology: Bardolino, village on Lake Garda, Italy Date: 1934 a light red Italian wine
bare
I. adjective (barer; barest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English bær; akin to Old High German bar naked, Lithuanian basas barefoot Date: before 12th century 1. a. ...
bare bones
noun plural Date: 1647 the barest essentials, facts, or elements • bare-bones adjective
bare-bones
adjective see bare bones
bare-handed
adverb or adjective Date: 15th century 1. without gloves 2. without tools or weapons
bare-knuckle
also bare-knuckled or bare-knuckles adjective or adverb Date: 1903 1. not using boxing gloves 2. having a fierce unrelenting character
bare-knuckled
adjective or adverb see bare-knuckle
bare-knuckles
adjective or adverb see bare-knuckle
bareback
or barebacked adverb or adjective Date: 1562 on the bare back of a horse ; without a saddle
barebacked
adverb or adjective see bareback
bareboat
noun Date: circa 1949 a boat chartered without its crew
barefaced
adjective Date: 1590 1. having the face uncovered: a. having no whiskers ; beardless b. wearing no mask 2. a. open, unconcealed b. having or showing a lack of ...
barefacedly
adverb see barefaced
barefacedness
noun see barefaced
barefoot
or barefooted adverb or adjective Date: before 12th century with the feet bare
barefooted
adverb or adjective see barefoot
barehand
transitive verb Date: 1973 to catch or retrieve (a baseball) with a bare hand
bareheaded
adverb or adjective Date: 14th century without a covering for the head
Bareilly
or Bareli geographical name 1. city N India in NW central Uttar Pradesh ESE of Delhi population 590,661 2. — see Rohilkhand
Bareli
geographical name see Bareilly
barely
adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in a meager manner ; plainly 2. scarcely, hardly
bareness
noun see bare I
Barents
biographical name Willem circa 1550-1597 Dutch navigator
Barents Sea
geographical name sea comprising the part of the Arctic Ocean between Spitsbergen & Novaya Zemlya
barf
intransitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1956 vomit
barfly
noun Date: 1910 a person who spends much time in bars
bargain
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from bargaigner Date: 14th century 1. an agreement between parties settling what each gives or ...
bargain basement
noun Date: 1899 a section of a store (as the basement) where merchandise is sold at reduced prices
bargain for
phrasal expect
bargain-basement
adjective Date: 1948 1. of inferior quality or worth 2. markedly inexpensive
bargainer
noun see bargain II
barge
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin barca Date: 14th century any of various boats: as a. a roomy usually flat-bottomed boat used chiefly ...
bargeboard
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1827 an often ornamented board that conceals roof timbers projecting over gables

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