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Doha
geographical name city & port capital of Qatar on Persian Gulf population 217,294
Doherty
biographical name Peter Charles 1940- American (Australian-born) immunologist
doily
noun (plural doilies) Etymology: Doily or Doyley fl1711 London draper Date: 1711 1. a small napkin 2. a small often decorative mat
doing
noun Date: 14th century 1. the act of performing or executing ; action 2. plural a. things that are done or that occur ; goings-on b. social activities
Doisy
biographical name Edward Adelbert 1893-1986 American biochemist
doit
also duit noun Etymology: Dutch duit; akin to Old Norse thveiti small coin, thveita to hew Date: 1592 1. an old Dutch coin equal to about 1/8 stiver 2. trifle 1
dojo
noun (plural dojos) Etymology: Japanese dōjō, from dō way, art + -jō ground Date: 1942 a school for training in various arts of self-defense (as judo or karate)
Dolby
trademark — used for an electronic device that eliminates noise from recorded or broadcast sound
dolce
adjective or adverb Etymology: Italian, literally, sweet, from Latin dulcis — more at dulcet Date: circa 1847 soft, smooth — used as a direction in music
dolce far niente
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, sweet doing nothing Date: 1814 pleasant relaxation in carefree idleness
dolce stil nuovo
foreign term Etymology: Italian sweet new style
dolce vita
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, sweet life Date: 1961 a life of indolence and self-indulgence — called also la dolce vita
dolcetto
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Italian, a grape variety, wine made from the grape, from dolcetto somewhat sweet, from dolce Date: 1979 a light fruity red wine from ...
doldrums
noun plural Etymology: probably akin to Old English dol foolish Date: 1811 1. a spell of listlessness or despondency 2. often capitalized a part of the ocean near the ...
Dole
I. biographical name Robert Joseph 1923- American politician II. biographical name Sanford Ballard 1844-1926 American jurist; president (1894-1900) & governor (1900-03) of ...
dole
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dāl portion — more at deal Date: before 12th century 1. archaic one's allotted share, portion, or destiny 2. a. ...
dole out
transitive verb Date: 1749 1. to give or deliver in small portions 2. dish out Synonyms: see distribute
doleful
adjective Date: 13th century 1. causing grief or affliction 2. full of grief ; cheerless 3. expressing grief ; sad • dolefully adverb • dolefulness noun
dolefully
adverb see doleful
dolefulness
noun see doleful
dolerite
noun Etymology: French dolérite, from Greek doleros deceitful, from dolos deceit; from its being easily mistaken for diorite Date: 1838 1. any of various coarse basalts 2. ...
doleritic
adjective see dolerite
dolesome
adjective Date: 1533 doleful
Dolgellau
geographical name town W Wales; formerly capital of Merionethshire
dolichocephalic
adjective Etymology: New Latin dolichocephalus long-headed, from Greek dolichos long + -kephalos, from kephalē head — more at cephalic Date: 1852 having a relatively long ...
dolichocephaly
noun see dolichocephalic
doll
noun Etymology: probably from Doll, nickname for Dorothy Date: circa 1700 1. a small-scale figure of a human being used especially as a child's plaything 2. a. (1) a ...
doll up
verb Date: 1906 transitive verb 1. to dress elegantly or extravagantly 2. to make more attractive (as by decorating) intransitive verb to get dolled up
doll's house
noun see dollhouse
dollar
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Dutch or Low German daler, from German Taler, short for Joachimstaler, from Sankt Joachimsthal, Bohemia, where talers were first made ...
dollar averaging
noun see dollar cost averaging
dollar cost averaging
noun Date: circa 1957 investment in a security at regular intervals of a uniform sum regardless of the price level in order to obtain an overall reduction in cost per unit — ...
dollar day
noun Date: 1949 a day on which special low prices are offered
dollar diplomacy
noun Date: 1910 1. diplomacy used by a country to promote its financial or commercial interests abroad 2. diplomacy that seeks to strengthen the power of a country or effect ...
dollar mark
noun see dollar sign
dollar sign
noun Date: 1881 a mark $ placed before a number to indicate that it stands for dollars — called also dollar mark
dollar-a-year
adjective Date: 1918 compensated by a token salary usually for government service
Dollard-des-Ormeaux
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec NW of Montreal population 48,206
dollarization
noun Date: 1982 the adoption of the United States dollar as a country's official national currency • dollarize verb
dollarize
verb see dollarization
dollars-and-cents
adjective Date: 1899 dealing with or expressed in terms of money, sales, or profits
Dollfuss
biographical name Engelbert 1892-1934 Austrian statesman
dollhouse
also doll's house or dolls' house noun Date: 1783 1. a child's small-scale toy house 2. a dwelling so small as to suggest a house for dolls
dollish
adjective see doll
dollishly
adverb see doll
dollishness
noun see doll
dollop
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1812 1. chiefly British an indefinite often large quantity especially of something liquid 2. a lump or glob of something ...
dolls' house
noun see dollhouse
dolly
I. noun (plural dollies) Date: 1790 1. doll 2. a wooden-pronged instrument for beating and stirring clothes in the process of washing them in a tub 3. a compact ...
dolly bird
noun Date: 1964 British a pretty young woman
dolly shot
noun Date: 1933 tracking shot
Dolly Varden
noun Etymology: Dolly Varden, gaily dressed coquette in Barnaby Rudge (1841), novel by Charles Dickens Date: circa 1876 a large anadromous or freshwater char (Salvelinus ...
dolma
noun (plural dolmas or dolmades) Etymology: Turkish, literally, something stuffed Date: circa 1889 a stuffed grape leaf or vegetable shell
dolman sleeve
noun Etymology: French dolman coat with dolman sleeves, from German Dolman or Hungarian dolmány, from Turkish dolama, a Turkish robe Date: 1934 a sleeve very wide at the ...
dolmen
noun Etymology: French, probably modification of Cornish tolmen, from tol hole + men stone Date: 1859 a prehistoric monument of two or more upright stones supporting a ...
dolomite
noun Etymology: French, from Déodat de Dolomieu died 1801 French geologist Date: 1794 1. a mineral CaMg(CO3)2 consisting of a calcium magnesium carbonate found in crystals ...
Dolomites
geographical name range of E Alps NE Italy between Adige & Piave rivers — see Marmolada
dolomitic
adjective see dolomite
dolomitization
noun Date: 1862 the process of converting into dolomite • dolomitize transitive verb
dolomitize
transitive verb see dolomitization
dolor
noun Etymology: Middle English dolour, from Anglo-French, from Latin dolor pain, grief, from dolēre to feel pain, grieve Date: 14th century mental suffering or anguish ; ...
dolorous
adjective Date: 15th century causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief • dolorously adverb • dolorousness noun
dolorously
adverb see dolorous
dolorousness
noun see dolorous
dolour
chiefly British variant of dolor
dolphin
noun Etymology: Middle English delphyn, dolphyn, from Anglo-French delphin, alteration of Old French dalfin, from Medieval Latin dalfinus, alteration of Latin delphinus, from ...
dolphin striker
noun Date: 1833 a vertical spar under the end of the bowsprit of a sailboat to extend and support the martingale
dolphinfish
noun see dolphin
dolt
noun Etymology: probably akin to Old English dol foolish Date: 1553 a stupid person • doltish adjective • doltishly adverb • doltishness noun
doltish
adjective see dolt
doltishly
adverb see dolt
doltishness
noun see dolt
Dolton
geographical name village NE Illinois S of Chicago population 25,614
Dom
Etymology: Latin dominus master Date: 1716 1. — used as a title for some monks and canons regular 2. — used as a title prefixed to the Christian name of a Portuguese or ...
dom
abbreviation 1. domestic 2. dominant 3. dominion
Domagk
biographical name Gerhard 1895-1964 German bacteriologist
domain
noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English demayne, from Anglo-French demeine, from Latin dominium, from dominus Date: 15th century 1. a. complete and absolute ownership ...
domain name
noun Date: 1982 a sequence of usually alphanumeric characters (as Merriam-Webster.com) that specifies a group of online resources (as of a particular company or person) and ...
domaine
noun Etymology: French (short for domaine vinicole or viticole), literally, property, domain Date: 1956 a vineyard especially in Burgundy that makes and bottles wine from its ...
domal
adjective see dome I
dome
I. noun Etymology: French, Italian, & Latin; French dôme dome, cathedral, from Italian duomo cathedral, from Medieval Latin domus church, from Latin, house; akin to Greek domos ...
Dôme, Puy de
geographical name mountain 4806 feet (1465 meters) S central France in Auvergne Mountains
Domenichino
biographical name 1581-1641 Domenico Zampieri Italian painter
Domesday Book
noun Etymology: Middle English, from domesday doomsday Date: 1591 a record of a survey of English lands and landholdings made by order of William the Conqueror about 1086
domestic
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French domestique, from Latin domesticus, from domus Date: 15th century 1. a. living near or about human habitations ...
domestic animal
noun Date: 1743 any of various animals (as the horse or sheep) domesticated so as to live and breed in a tame condition
domestic partner
noun Date: 1975 1. a company especially in a developing country that joins in a commercial venture with an international company 2. either one of an unmarried heterosexual ...
domestic partnership
noun see domestic partner
domestic prelate
noun Date: 1929 a priest having permanent honorary membership in the papal household
domestic relations court
noun Date: circa 1939 court of domestic relations
domestic science
noun Date: 1869 home economics
domestic shorthair
noun Date: 1935 American shorthair; broadly a short-haired domestic cat especially of unknown pedigree
domestic violence
noun Date: 1976 the inflicting of physical injury by one family or household member on another; also a repeated or habitual pattern of such behavior
domestically
adverb see domestic I
domesticate
I. transitive verb (-cated; -cating) Date: circa 1639 1. to bring into domestic use ; adopt 2. to adapt (an animal or plant) to life in intimate association with and to the ...
domestication
noun see domesticate I
domesticity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1721 1. the quality or state of being domestic or domesticated 2. domestic activities or life 3. plural domestic affairs
domical
adjective Date: 1846 relating to, shaped like, or having a dome
domicil
noun see domicile I
domicile
I. noun also domicil Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin domicilium, from domus Date: 15th century 1. a dwelling place ; place of residence ; home 2. ...
domiciliary
adjective Date: 1790 of, relating to, or constituting a domicile: as a. provided or taking place in the home b. providing care and living space (as for disabled veterans)
domiciliate
verb (-ated; -ating) Etymology: Latin domicilium Date: 1778 transitive verb domicile intransitive verb reside • domiciliation noun
domiciliation
noun see domiciliate
dominance
noun Date: 1819 1. the fact or state of being dominant: as a. dominant position especially in a social hierarchy b. the property of one of a pair of alleles or traits ...
dominant
I. adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin dominant-, dominans, present participle of dominari Date: circa 1532 1. a. commanding, ...
dominantly
adverb see dominant I
dominate
verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Latin dominatus, past participle of dominari, from dominus master; akin to Latin domus house — more at dome Date: 1611 transitive verb 1. ...
domination
noun Date: 14th century 1. supremacy or preeminence over another 2. exercise of mastery or ruling power 3. exercise of preponderant, governing, or controlling influence ...
dominative
adjective see dominate
dominator
noun see dominate
dominatrix
noun (plural dominatrices) Etymology: Latin, feminine of dominator Date: 1971 a woman who physically or psychologically dominates her partner in a sadomasochistic encounter; ...
Domine, dirige nos
foreign term Etymology: Latin Lord, direct us — motto of the City of London
domineer
verb Etymology: Dutch domineren, from French dominer, from Latin dominari Date: 1591 intransitive verb to exercise arbitrary or overbearing control transitive verb to ...
domineering
adjective Date: 1588 inclined to exercise arbitrary and overbearing control over others Synonyms: see masterful • domineeringly adverb • domineeringness noun
domineeringly
adverb see domineering
domineeringness
noun see domineering
Domingo
biographical name Placido 1941- Spanish tenor
Dominic
biographical name Saint circa 1170-1221 Domingo de Guzmán Spanish-born founder of the Dominican order of friars
Dominica
geographical name island British West Indies in the Lesser Antilles; a republic of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1978 capital Roseau area 289 square miles (749 square ...
dominical
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin dominicalis, from dominicus (dies) the Lord's day, from Latin dominicus of a lord, from dominus lord, master Date: 15th ...
Dominican
noun Etymology: Saint Dominic Date: 1534 a member of a mendicant order of friars founded by St. Dominic in 1215 and dedicated especially to preaching • Dominican adjective
Dominican Republic
or formerly Santo Domingo or San Domingo geographical name country West Indies on E Hispaniola; a republic capital Santo Domingo area 18,657 square miles (48,322 square ...
dominick
noun see dominicker
dominicker
also dominick noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1806 dominique
dominie
noun Etymology: Latin domine, vocative of dominus Date: 1612 1. chiefly Scottish schoolmaster 2. clergyman
dominion
noun Etymology: Middle English dominioun, from Middle French dominion, modification of Latin dominium, from dominus Date: 14th century 1. domain 2. supreme authority ; ...
Dominion Day
noun Date: 1867 Canada Day
dominique
noun Etymology: Dominique (Dominica), one of the Windward islands, West Indies Date: 1849 any of a United States breed of domestic chickens with a rose comb, yellow legs, ...
domino
noun (plural -noes or -nos) Etymology: French, probably from Latin (in the ritual formula benedicamus Domino let us bless the Lord) Date: circa 1694 1. a. (1) a long ...
domino effect
noun Date: 1966 a cumulative effect produced when one event initiates a succession of similar events — compare ripple effect
domino theory
noun Etymology: from the fact that if dominoes are stood on end one slightly behind the other, a slight push on the first will topple the others Date: 1965 1. a theory that ...
Dominus vobiscum
foreign term Etymology: Latin the Lord be with you
Domitian
biographical name A.D. 51-96 Titus Flavius Domitianus Roman emperor (81-96)
domoic acid
noun Etymology: Japanese dōmoi, the alga Chondria armata Date: 1982 a neurotoxin C15H21NO6 that is produced by some diatoms (especially genus Pseudonitzchia) and has caused ...
DON
abbreviation director of nursing
Don
geographical name river 1224 miles (1969 kilometers) Russia in Europe flowing SE & then SW into Sea of Azov
don
I. transitive verb (donned; donning) Etymology: Middle English, contraction of do on Date: 14th century 1. to put on (an article of clothing) 2. to wrap oneself in ; take ...
Don Juan
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1679 1. a legendary Spaniard proverbial for his seduction of women 2. a captivating man known as a great lover or seducer of women • Don ...
Don Juanism
noun see Don Juan
Don Quixote
noun Etymology: Spanish, hero of Cervantes' Don Quixote Date: 1630 an impractical idealist
don't
I. Date: 1639 1. do not 2. does not Usage: Don't is the earliest attested contraction of does not and until about 1900 was the standard spoken form in the United ...
dona
noun Etymology: Portuguese, from Latin domina lady — more at dame Date: circa 1897 a Portuguese or Brazilian woman of rank — used as a title prefixed to the Christian name
doña
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Latin domina Date: 1606 a Spanish woman of rank — used as a title prefixed to the Christian name
donate
verb (donated; donating) Etymology: back-formation from donation Date: 1785 transitive verb 1. to make a gift of; especially to contribute to a public or charitable cause ...
Donatello
biographical name 1386?-1466 Donato de Betto di Bardi Florentine sculptor
donation
noun Etymology: Middle English donatyowne, from Latin donation-, donatio, from donare to present, from donum gift; akin to Latin dare to give — more at date Date: 15th ...
Donatism
noun Etymology: Donatus, 4th century bishop of Carthage Date: 1588 the doctrines of a Christian sect arising in North Africa in 311 and holding that sanctity is essential for ...
Donatist
noun see Donatism
donative
I. noun Date: 15th century a special gift or donation II. adjective Etymology: Latin donativus, from donatus Date: 1559 of or relating to donation
donator
noun Date: 15th century donor
Donau
geographical name — see Danube
Donbas
geographical name see Donets Basin
Donbass
geographical name see Donets Basin
Doncaster
geographical name town N England in South Yorkshire population 81,610
done
I. past participle of do II. adjective Date: 14th century 1. arrived at or brought to an end
done deal
noun Date: 1979 fait accompli
done for
adjective Date: 1803 1. sunk in defeat ; beaten 2. mortally stricken ; doomed
donee
noun Etymology: donor Date: 1523 a recipient of a gift
Donegal
geographical name county NW Ireland (republic) in Ulster capital Lifford area 1865 square miles (4849 square kilometers), population 128,117
Donegal Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic NW Ireland
doneness
noun Date: 1927 the condition of being cooked to the desired degree
Donets
geographical name river over 630 miles (1014 kilometers) SE Ukraine & SW Russia in Europe flowing SE into Don River
Donets Basin
or Donbass or Donbas geographical name region E Ukraine SW of the Donets
Donetsk
or formerly Stalino or Stalin geographical name city E Ukraine in Donets Basin population 1,121,000
dong
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1930 usually vulgar penis II. noun (plural dong) Etymology: Vietnamese đŏng Date: 1824 — see money table
dong quai
noun Etymology: Chinese (southern Fujian) dōngguī (or a cognate form in another Chinese dialect) Date: 1988 the root of an Asian angelica (Angelica sinensis) used especially ...
Dongen
biographical name Kees van 1877-1968 originally Cornelis Theodorus Maria Dongen French (Dutch-born) painter
dongle
noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of dangle Date: 1981 a small device that plugs into a computer and serves as an adapter or as a security measure to enable the use of ...
Dönitz
biographical name Karl 1891-1980 German admiral
Donizetti
biographical name Gaetano 1797-1848 Italian composer • Donizettian adjective
Donizettian
adjective see Donizetti
donjon
noun Etymology: Middle English — more at dungeon Date: 14th century a massive inner tower in a medieval castle — see castle illustration
donkey
noun (plural donkeys) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1785 1. the domestic ass (Equus asinus) 2. a stupid or obstinate person
donkey engine
noun Date: 1858 1. a small usually portable auxiliary engine 2. a small locomotive used in switching
donkey jacket
noun Date: 1929 British a jacket of heavy material worn especially by laborers
donkey's years
noun plural Date: 1927 chiefly British a very long time
donkeywork
noun Date: 1920 monotonous and routine work ; drudgery
donna
noun (plural donne) Etymology: Italian, from Latin domina Date: 1738 an Italian woman especially of rank — used as a title prefixed to the given name
Donne
biographical name John 1572-1631 English poet & clergyman • Donnean or Donnian adjective
Donnean
adjective see Donne
donnée
noun (plural données) Etymology: French, from feminine of donné, past participle of donner to give, from Latin donare to donate — more at donation Date: 1876 the set of ...
Donner Pass
geographical name mountain pass about 7090 feet (2160 meters) E California in Sierra Nevada
Donnian
adjective see Donne
donnicker
or donniker noun Etymology: alteration of English dialect dunnekin toilet, cesspool Date: circa 1931 toilet 3a
donniker
noun see donnicker
donnish
adjective Date: 1848 of, relating to, or characteristic of a university don • donnishly adverb • donnishness noun
donnishly
adverb see donnish
donnishness
noun see donnish
donnybrook
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Donnybrook Fair, annual Irish event known for its brawls Date: 1852 1. free-for-all, brawl 2. a usually public quarrel or dispute
Donnybrook
geographical name city E Ireland in Leinster, SE suburb of Dublin
donor
noun Etymology: Middle English donoure, from Anglo-French doneur, from Latin donator, from donare Date: 15th century 1. one that gives, donates, or presents something 2. one ...
Donovan
biographical name William Joseph 1883-1959 Wild Bill American lawyer & general
donsie
or donsy adjective Etymology: Scottish Gaelic donas evil, harm + English -ie Date: 1720 1. dialect British unlucky 2. Scottish a. restive b. saucy 3. chiefly northern ...
donsy
adjective see donsie
donut
variant of doughnut
doo-doo
noun Etymology: baby talk Date: 1948 feces
doo-wop
noun Etymology: from nonsense syllables typical of the style Date: 1969 a vocal style of rock and roll characterized by the a cappella singing of nonsense syllables in ...
doobie
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1967 slang a marijuana cigarette ; joint
doodad
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1888 1. an ornamental attachment or decoration 2. an often small article whose common name is unknown or forgotten ; gadget
doodle
I. verb (doodled; doodling) Etymology: perhaps from doodle to ridicule Date: 1935 intransitive verb 1. to make a doodle 2. dawdle, trifle transitive verb to produce ...
doodlebug
noun Etymology: probably from doodle fool + bug Date: circa 1866 1. the larva of an ant lion; also any of several other insects 2. a device (as a divining rod) used in ...
doodler
noun see doodle I
doodley-squat
or doodly-squat noun Etymology: doodley (perhaps alteration of do one's do to defecate) + squat Date: 1934 diddly-squat
doodly-squat
noun see doodley-squat
doofus
noun (plural doofuses) Etymology: perhaps alteration of 1goof Date: 1960 slang a stupid, incompetent, or foolish person
doohickey
noun (plural -hickeys; also -hickies) Etymology: probably from doodad + hickey Date: 1914 doodad 2
Doolittle
biographical name James Harold 1896-1993 American aviator & general
doom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English dōm; akin to Old High German tuom condition, state, Old English dōn to do Date: before 12th century 1. a law or ...
doomful
adjective Date: 1586 presaging doom ; ominous • doomfully adverb
doomfully
adverb see doomful
doomily
adverb see doomy
doomsayer
noun Date: 1953 one given to forebodings and predictions of impending calamity • doomsaying noun
doomsaying
noun see doomsayer
doomsday
noun Usage: often attributive Date: before 12th century 1. a day of final judgment 2. a time of catastrophic destruction and death
doomsdayer
noun Date: 1972 doomsayer
doomster
noun Date: 15th century 1. judge 2. doomsayer
doomy
adjective (doomier; -est) Date: 1971 suggestive of doom ; doomful • doomily adverb
door
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English dure, dor, from Old English duru door & dor gate; akin to Old High German turi door, Latin fores, Greek thyra Date: ...
Door Peninsula
geographical name peninsula E Wisconsin between Green Bay & Lake Michigan
door prize
noun Date: 1951 a prize awarded to the holder of a winning ticket passed out at the entrance to an entertainment or function
door-to-door
adjective Date: 1902 going or made by going to each house in a neighborhood • door-to-door adverb
doorbell
noun Date: 1807 a bell or set of chimes to be rung usually by a push button at an outer door
doorjamb
noun Date: 1727 an upright piece forming the side of a door opening
doorkeeper
noun Date: 1535 a person who tends a door
doorknob
noun Date: 1835 a knob that releases a door latch
doorless
adjective see door
doorman
noun Date: circa 1897 a usually uniformed attendant at the door of a building (as a hotel or apartment building)
doormat
noun Date: 1665 1. a mat placed before or inside a door for wiping dirt from the shoes 2. one that submits without protest to abuse or indignities 3. a team that regularly ...
doornail
noun Date: 14th century a large-headed nail — used chiefly in the phrase dead as a doornail
Doornik
geographical name — see Tournai
doorplate
noun Date: 1822 a nameplate on a door
doorpost
noun Date: 1535 doorjamb
doorsill
noun Date: circa 1587 sill 1b
doorstep
noun Date: 1767 a step before an outer door
doorstop
noun Date: 1878 1. a usually rubber-tipped device attached to a wall or floor to prevent damaging contact between an opened door and the wall 2. a device (as a wedge or ...
doorway
noun Date: 1666 1. the opening that a door closes; especially an entrance into a building or room 2. door 3
dooryard
noun Date: circa 1764 a yard next to the door of a house
doozer
noun see doozy
doozie
noun see doozy
doozy
or doozie; also doozer noun (plural doozies or doozers) Etymology: perhaps alteration of daisy Date: 1916 an extraordinary one of its kind
dopa
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dihydroxy- + phenylalanine Date: 1917 a phenolic amino acid C9H11NO4 occurring naturally (as in broad beans) or prepared ...
dopamine
noun Etymology: dopa + amine Date: 1959 a monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa and that occurs especially as a neurotransmitter in the brain
dopaminergic
adjective Date: 1966 liberating, activated by, or involving dopamine or related substances
dopant
noun Etymology: 2dope Date: 1962 an impurity added usually in minute amounts to a pure substance to alter its properties (as conductivity)
dope
I. noun Etymology: Dutch doop sauce, from dopen to dip; akin to Old English dyppan to dip Date: 1786 1. a. a thick liquid or pasty preparation b. a preparation for ...
dopehead
noun Date: 1903 a drug addict
doper
noun see dope II
dopester
noun Date: 1907 a forecaster of the outcome of future events (as sports contests or elections)
dopey
also dopy adjective (dopier; -est) Date: 1896 1. a. dulled by alcohol or a narcotic b. sluggish, stupefied 2. stupid, fatuous • dopily adverb • dopiness noun
dopily
adverb see dopey
dopiness
noun see dopey
doping
noun Date: 1900 the use of a substance (as an anabolic steroid or erythropoietin) or technique (as blood doping) to illegally improve athletic performance
doppelgänger
or doppelganger noun Etymology: German Doppelgänger, from doppel- double + -gänger goer Date: 1851 1. a ghostly counterpart of a living person 2. a. double 2a b. ...
doppelganger
noun see doppelgänger
Doppler
I. adjective Date: 1905 of, relating to, being, or utilizing a shift in frequency in accordance with the Doppler effect; also of or relating to Doppler radar II. biographical ...
Doppler effect
noun Etymology: Christian J. Doppler Date: 1905 a change in the frequency with which waves (as of sound or light) from a given source reach an observer when the source and the ...
Doppler radar
noun Date: 1954 a radar system that utilizes the Doppler effect for measuring velocity
dopy
adjective see dopey
dorado
noun Etymology: Spanish, from past participle of dorar to gild, from Latin deaurare, from de- + aurum gold — more at aureus Date: 1604 mahimahi
Dorado
geographical name city N Puerto Rico population 34,017
Dorati
biographical name Antal 1906-1988 American (Hungarian-born) conductor
Dorcas
noun Etymology: Greek Dorkas Date: 1553 a Christian woman of New Testament times who made clothing for the poor
Dorchester
geographical name town S England capital of Dorset population 14,049
Dordogne
geographical name river 293 miles (471 kilometers) SW France flowing SW & W to unite with the Garonne forming the Gironde Estuary
Dordrecht
geographical name commune SW Netherlands in South Holland on the Meuse population 112,687

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