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noun see fleshy
adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. corporeal, bodily b. of, relating to, or characterized by indulgence of bodily appetites; especially lascivious c. not ...
noun Etymology: 2flesh Date: 1605 obsolete excitement associated with a successful beginning
noun Date: 1592 1. plural bodily comfort ; luxury 2. a place of lascivious entertainment — usually used in plural
adjective (fleshier; -est) Date: 14th century 1. a. marked by, consisting of, or resembling flesh b. marked by abundant flesh; especially corpulent 2. a. ...
fleshy fruit
noun Date: 1829 a fruit (as a berry, drupe, or pome) consisting largely of soft succulent tissue
transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from fletcher Date: circa 1656 feather
noun Etymology: Middle English fleccher, from Anglo-French flecher, from fleche arrow — more at flèche Date: 14th century a maker of arrows
biographical name John 1579-1625 English dramatist
noun Date: circa 1930 the feathers on an arrow; also the arrangement of such feathers
geographical name mountain 13,107 feet (3995 meters) S Switzerland in Pennine Alps S of Simplon Pass
fleur de coin
adjective Etymology: French à fleur de coin, literally, with the bloom of the die Date: circa 1889 being in the preserved mint condition
also fleur-de-lys noun (plural fleurs-de-lis or fleur-de-lis; also fleurs-de-lys or fleur-de-lys) Etymology: Middle English flourdelis, from Anglo-French flur de lis, literally, ...
noun see fleur-de-lis
adjective Etymology: alteration of Middle English flory, from Anglo-French floré, flowered from flur, flor flower — more at flower Date: 15th century of a heraldic cross ...
I. biographical name André-Hercule de 1653-1743 French cardinal & statesman II. biographical name Claude 1640-1723 French ecclesiastical historian
geographical name province central Netherlands capital Lelystad area 549 square miles (1422 square kilometers), population 243,441
past of fly
noun plural Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1575 the pendulous lateral parts of a dog's upper lip — see dog illustration
I. verb Etymology: Latin flexus, past participle of flectere to bend Date: circa 1521 transitive verb 1. to bend especially repeatedly 2. a. to move muscles so as to ...
flex one's muscles
phrasal to demonstrate one's strength
noun see flexible
adjective Date: 15th century 1. capable of being flexed ; pliant 2. yielding to influence ; tractable 3. characterized by a ready capability to adapt to new, different, or ...
adverb see flexible
adjective Date: 1613 flexible
noun Etymology: Latin flexion-, flexio, from flectere Date: 1615 1. the act of flexing or bending 2. a part bent ; bend 3. inflection 3 4. a. a bending movement ...
noun see flextime
adjective see flexography
adverb see flexography
noun Etymology: flexible + -o- + -graphy Date: 1954 a process of rotary letterpress printing using flexible plates and fast-drying inks • flexographic adjective • ...
noun Date: 1615 a muscle serving to bend a body part (as a limb)
also flexitime noun Date: 1972 a system that allows employees to choose their own times for starting and finishing work within a broad range of available hours
adjective Etymology: Latin flexuosus, from flexus bend, from flectere Date: 1605 1. having curves, turns, or windings 2. lithe or fluid in action or movement
adjective Date: 1877 1. of, relating to, or resulting from flexure 2. characterized by flexure
noun Date: 1592 1. the quality or state of being flexed ; flexion 2. turn, bend, fold
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English flayen, from Old English āflēgan, from ā-, perfective prefix + -flēgan to put to flight Date: 13th century Scottish frighten
noun Etymology: Middle English flepergebet Date: 15th century a silly flighty person • flibbertigibbety adjective
adjective see flibbertigibbet
noun Etymology: French Date: 1899 a French police officer
I. noun Etymology: imitative Date: 15th century 1. a light sharp jerky stroke or movement 2. a sound produced by a flick 3. flicker II,1 II. verb Date: 1629 ...
noun Date: 1957 British switchblade
I. verb (flickered; flickering) Etymology: Middle English flikeren, from Old English flicorian Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to move irregularly or ...
adverb see flicker I
adjective see flicker II
past and past participle of fly III
also flyer noun Date: 15th century 1. one that flies; specifically airman 2. a reckless or speculative venture — usually used in the phrase take a flier 3. (usually ...
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flyht; akin to Middle Dutch vlucht flight, Old English flēogan to fly Date: before 12th century ...
flight attendant
noun Date: 1947 a person who attends passengers on an airplane
flight bag
noun Etymology: 1flight Date: 1943 1. a lightweight traveling bag with zippered outside pockets 2. a small canvas satchel
flight deck
noun Date: 1924 1. the uppermost complete deck of an aircraft carrier 2. the forward compartment in some airplanes
flight engineer
noun Date: 1938 a flight crewman responsible for mechanical operation
flight feather
noun Date: 1735 one of the quills of a bird's wing or tail that support it in flight — compare contour feather
flight lieutenant
noun Date: 1914 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a captain in the army
flight line
noun Date: 1943 a parking and servicing area for airplanes
flight path
noun Date: 1908 the path in the air or space made or followed by something (as a particle, an airplane, or a spacecraft) in flight
flight pay
noun Date: 1928 an additional allowance paid to military personnel who take part in regular authorized aircraft flights
flight plan
noun Date: circa 1936 a usually written statement (as by a pilot) of the details of an intended flight (as of an airplane or spacecraft) usually filed with an authority
flight recorder
noun Date: 1939 a crashworthy instrument for recording flight data (as airspeed and altitude)
flight suit
noun Date: 1944 a usually one-piece garment especially of fire-resistant fabric worn especially by a member of a military aircrew
flight surgeon
noun Date: 1925 a military medical officer specializing in aerospace medicine
transitive verb Date: 1930 to test (as an airplane or spacecraft) in flight
adverb see flighty
noun see flighty
adjective see flight I
adjective (flightier; -est) Date: 1552 1. swift 2. lacking stability or steadiness: a. easily upset ; volatile b. easily excited ; skittish c. capricious, ...
I. noun Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flim mockery Date: circa 1570 1. deceptive nonsense 2. deception, fraud II. transitive ...
noun see flimflam II
noun see flimflam II
adverb see flimsy I
noun see flimsy I
I. adjective (flimsier; -est) Etymology: perhaps alteration of 1film + -sy (as in tricksy) Date: circa 1702 1. a. lacking in physical strength or substance b. of ...
intransitive verb Etymology: Middle French flenchir to bend, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German lenken to bend, Old High German hlanca flank — more at lank Date: ...
noun see flinch
noun plural Etymology: Middle English flendris Date: 15th century splinters, fragments
geographical name river 520 miles (837 kilometers) Australia in central Queensland flowing NW into Gulf of Carpentaria
Flinders Ranges
geographical name mountain ranges Australia in E South Australia E of Lake Torrens
I. verb (flung; flinging) Etymology: Middle English, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flengja to whip Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to move in a ...
noun see fling I
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German flins pebble, hard stone Date: before 12th century 1. a massive hard dark quartz that produces a ...
I. biographical name Austin: father 1812-1886 & son 1836-1915 American physicians II. geographical name 1. river 265 miles (426 kilometers) W Georgia flowing S & SW into Lake ...
flint corn
noun Date: 1705 an Indian corn (Zea mays indurata) having hard horny usually rounded kernels with the soft endosperm enclosed by a hard outer layer
flint glass
noun Date: 1683 heavy brilliant glass that contains lead oxide, has a relatively high refractive index, and is used in lenses and prisms
adverb see flinty
noun see flinty
adjective see flint
noun Date: 1683 1. a lock for a gun or pistol having a flint in the hammer for striking a spark to ignite the charge 2. a firearm fitted with a flintlock
geographical name see Flint II, 3
adjective (flintier; -est) Date: 1536 1. resembling flint; especially stern, unyielding 2. composed of or covered with flint • flintily adverb • flintiness noun
I. verb (flipped; flipping) Etymology: probably imitative Date: circa 1567 transitive verb 1. to toss so as to cause to turn over in the air ; also toss 2. a. ...
flip off
transitive verb Date: 1982 to hold up the middle finger as an obscene gesture of contempt to
flip side
noun Date: 1949 1. the reverse and usually less popular side of a phonograph record 2. a reverse or opposite side, aspect, or result
noun Date: 1600 1. the sound or motion of something flapping loosely 2. a. a backward handspring b. a sudden reversal (as of policy or strategy) 3. a usually ...
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1746 unbecoming levity or pertness especially in respect to grave or sacred matters
adjective Etymology: probably from 1flip Date: 1599 1. archaic glib, talkative 2. lacking proper respect or seriousness • flippantly adverb
adverb see flippant
noun Date: 1822 1. a. a broad flat limb (as of a seal or cetacean) adapted for swimming b. a flat rubber shoe with the front expanded into a paddle used in skin diving ...
adjective Date: 1967 loose and flaring at the bottom
I. verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1580 intransitive verb 1. to move erratically ; flit 2. a. to behave amorously without serious intent b. to show ...
noun see flirt I
adjective Date: 1834 inclined to flirt ; coquettish • flirtatiously adverb • flirtatiousness noun
adverb see flirtatious
noun see flirtatious
noun see flirt I
adjective see flirt I
intransitive verb (flitted; flitting) Etymology: Middle English flitten, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flytjask to move, Old English flēotan to float Date: 13th ...
noun Etymology: Middle English flicche, from Old English flicce; akin to Old High German fleisk flesh — more at flesh Date: before 12th century 1. a side of cured meat; ...
I. intransitive verb Etymology: frequentative of flit Date: 15th century flutter, flicker II. noun Date: 1554 one that flits
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1910 a small cheap usually old automobile
I. noun Etymology: Middle English flote boat, float, from Old English flota ship; akin to Old High German flōz raft, stream, Old English flēotan to float — more at fleet ...
float glass
noun Date: 1959 flat glass produced by solidifying molten glass on the surface of a bath of molten tin
variant of flotation
noun Date: 1717 1. a. one that floats b. a person who floats something 2. a person who votes illegally in various polling places 3. a. a person without a ...
adjective Date: 1600 1. buoyed on or in a fluid 2. located out of the normal position 3. a. continually drifting or changing position b. not presently committed ...
floating dock
noun Date: 1866 a dock that floats on the water and can be partly submerged to permit entry of a ship and raised to keep the ship high and dry — called also floating ...
floating drydock
noun see floating dock
floating island
noun Date: 1771 a dessert consisting of custard with floating masses of beaten egg whites
floating rib
noun Date: 1831 a rib (as one of either of the last two pairs in humans) that has no attachment to the sternum — compare false rib
adjective Date: 1948 expressed in, using, or being a mathematical notation in which a number is represented (as in a computer display) by an integer or a decimal fraction ...
noun Date: 1922 a seaplane supported on the water by one or more floats
adjective (floatier; -est) Date: circa 1608 1. tending to float ; buoyant 2. light and billowy
noun Etymology: short for floccule Date: 1921 a flocculent mass
noun see flocculate
verb (-lated; -lating) Date: 1877 transitive verb to cause to aggregate into a flocculent mass intransitive verb to become flocculent • flocculant noun • ...
noun see flocculate
noun see flocculate
noun Etymology: Late Latin flocculus Date: circa 1846 floc
adjective Etymology: Latin floccus + English -ulent Date: 1800 1. resembling wool especially in loose fluffy organization 2. containing, consisting of, or occurring in the ...
noun (plural flocculi) Etymology: Late Latin, diminutive of Latin floccus tuft of wool Date: 1799 1. a small loosely aggregated mass 2. a bright or dark patch on the sun
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flocc crowd, band; akin to Old Norse flokkr crowd, band Date: 13th century 1. a group of animals (as birds or sheep) ...
noun Date: circa 1874 a design in flock
geographical name hill N England in N Northumberland near Scottish border
noun Etymology: probably from Norwegian flo flat layer Date: 1817 1. floating ice formed in a large sheet on the surface of a body of water 2. ice floe
verb (flogged; flogging) Etymology: perhaps modification of Latin flagellare to whip — more at flagellate Date: circa 1676 transitive verb 1. a. to beat with or as if ...
noun see flog
noun see flokati rug
flokati rug
noun Etymology: New Greek phlokatē Date: 1967 a hand-woven Greek woolen rug with a thick shaggy pile — called also flokati
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flōd; akin to Old High German fluot flood, Old English flōwan to flow Date: before 12th century 1. a. a rising and ...
flood tide
noun Date: 1719 1. a rising tide 2. a. an overwhelming quantity b. a high point ; peak
noun see flood II
noun Etymology: Middle English flodgate Date: 13th century 1. a gate for shutting out, admitting, or releasing a body of water ; sluice 2. something serving to restrain an ...
I. noun Date: 1922 1. a. artificial illumination in a broad beam b. a source of such illumination 2. a lighting unit for projecting a broad beam of light II. ...
noun Date: 1873 1. level land that may be submerged by floodwaters 2. a plain built up by stream deposition
noun Date: 1791 the water of a flood
noun Date: 1928 a channel for diverting floodwaters
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1905 awry, askew
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English flor, from Old English flōr; akin to Old High German fluor meadow, Latin planus level, and perhaps to Greek ...
floor exercise
noun Date: 1957 an event in gymnastics competition consisting of various ballet and tumbling movements (as jumps, somersaults, and handstands) performed without apparatus
floor lamp
noun Date: 1892 a tall lamp that stands on the floor
floor leader
noun Date: 1899 a member of a legislative body chosen by a party to have charge of its organization and strategy on the floor
floor manager
noun Date: 1887 a person who directs something from the floor (as of a nominating convention)
floor show
noun Date: 1927 a series of acts presented in a nightclub
adjective Date: 1939 reaching to the floor
noun Date: 1967 an apartment that occupies an entire floor of a building
noun Date: 1881 1. a board in a floor 2. the floor of an automobile
noun (plural floorcloths) Date: 1746 a usually decorated heavy cloth (as of canvas) used for a floor covering
adjective see floor I
noun see floor II
noun Date: 1624 1. floor, base 2. material for floors
noun Date: 1876 a person employed in a retail store to oversee the salespeople and aid customers
noun see floozy
or floozie noun (plural floozies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1911 a usually young woman of loose morals
I. verb (flopped; flopping) Etymology: alteration of 2flap Date: 1602 intransitive verb 1. to swing or move loosely ; flap 2. to throw or move oneself in a heavy, ...
flop sweat
noun Date: 1953 nervous sweat (as of a performer) caused especially by the fear of failing
noun Date: 1916 a cheap rooming house or hotel
noun see flop I
adverb see floppy I
noun see floppy I
I. adjective (floppier; -est) Date: 1858 tending to flop; especially being both soft and flexible • floppily adverb • floppiness noun II. noun (plural floppies) Date: ...
floppy disk
noun Date: 1972 a thin plastic disk coated with magnetic material on which data for a computer can be stored
noun (plural floras; also florae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin Flora, Roman goddess of flowers, from Latin flor-, flos Date: 1777 1. a treatise on or list of the plants ...
I. adjective Etymology: Latin flor-, flos flower — more at blow Date: 1753 1. of, relating to, or depicting flowers 2. of or relating to a flora II. noun Date: ...
floral envelope
noun Date: circa 1829 perianth
foreign term Etymology: Latin may (he, she, or it) flourish — usually followed by a name
geographical name 1. city NW Alabama on Tennessee River population 36,264 2. city N Kentucky SSW of Cincinnati, Ohio population 23,551 3. city E South Carolina population ...
Florence fennel
noun Etymology: Florence, Italy Date: 1942 a fennel (Foeniculum vulgare azoricum) cultivated for its edible bulbous stem base — called also finocchio
Florence flask
noun Etymology: Florence, Italy; from the use of flasks of this shape for certain Italian wines Date: 1744 a round usually flat-bottomed laboratory vessel with a long neck
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin Florentinus Date: 1568 1. a. of or relating to Florence, Italy b. Machiavellian 2. served or dressed with spinach 3. having ...
I. biographical name Juan José 1800-1864 Ecuadorian soldier; president of Ecuador (1830-35; 1839-45) II. geographical name 1. island NW Azores area 58 square miles (150 ...
noun Etymology: New Latin florescentia, from Latin florescent-, florescens, present participle of florescere, inchoative of florēre to blossom, flourish — more at flourish ...
adjective see florescence
noun Etymology: Middle English flourette, from Anglo-French *floret, diminutive of flur flower Date: 1671 1. a small flower; especially one of the small flowers forming the ...
biographical name Sir Howard Walter 1898-1968 British pathologist
combining form Etymology: Latin, from flor-, flos flower or flowers
geographical name city S Brazil capital of Santa Catarina state on island off coast population 254,944
adjective Date: 1845 having floral ornaments or a floral form • floriation noun
noun see floriated
noun Etymology: New Latin, feminine of floribundus flowering freely Date: 1898 any of various bush roses with large flowers in open clusters that derive from crosses of ...
adjective see floriculture
noun Date: 1822 the cultivation and management of ornamental and especially flowering plants • floricultural adjective • floriculturist noun
noun see floriculture
adjective Etymology: Latin floridus blooming, flowery, from florēre Date: 1651 1. a. obsolete covered with flowers b. very flowery in style ; ornate ; also having a ...
geographical name state SE United States capital Tallahassee area 58,664 square miles (151,940 square kilometers), population 15,982,378 • Floridian adjective or noun • ...
Florida Island
geographical name island W Pacific in SE Solomons N of Guadalcanal
Florida Keys
geographical name chain of islands S Florida extending SW from S tip of the peninsula
Florida panther
noun Date: 1948 a highly endangered cougar (Felis concolor coryi) whose range is now limited to southern Florida
Florida, Straits of
geographical name channel between Florida Keys (on NW) & Cuba & Bahamas (on S & E) connecting Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic
adjective or noun see Florida
adjective or noun see Florida
noun see florid
adverb see florid
noun see florid
adjective Etymology: Latin florifer, from flori- + -fer fer Date: 1678 bearing flowers; especially blooming freely • floriferousness noun
noun see floriferous
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1936 a hormone or hormonal agent that promotes flowering • florigenic adjective
adjective see florigen
noun (plural florilegia) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin florilegus culling flowers, from flori- + legere to gather — more at legend Date: 1647 a volume of writings ; ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Old Italian fiorino, from fiore flower, from Latin flor-, flos; from the lily on the coins Date: 14th century 1. a. ...
biographical name John circa 1553-circa 1625 English lexicographer & translator
geographical name city E Missouri NNW of St. Louis population 50,497
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
geographical name reservation central Colorado
noun Date: 1623 a person who sells or grows for sale flowers and ornamental plants • floristry noun
adjective Date: 1898 of or relating to flowers, a flora, or the phytogeographical study of plants and plant groups • floristically adverb
adverb see floristic
noun see florist
noun Etymology: Latin, he flourished, from florēre to flourish Date: 1843 a period of flourishing (as of a person or movement)
I. noun Etymology: probably modification of French floche soft, weak (of silk fiber), from Gascon, from Latin fluxus, literally, loose, flowing, past participle of fluere to ...
adverb see flossy
adjective (flossier; -est) Date: 1839 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of floss 2. stylish or glamorous especially at first impression • flossily ...
noun Etymology: Spanish Date: 1527 a fleet of Spanish ships
also floatation noun Etymology: 2float Date: 1806 1. the act, process, or state of floating 2. an act or instance of financing (as an issue of stock) 3. the separation of ...
noun Etymology: Spanish, diminutive of flota fleet, from Old French flote, from Old Norse floti; akin to Old English flota ship, fleet — more at float Date: 1711 1. a fleet ...
noun Etymology: Anglo-French floteson, from floter to float, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flotian to float, flota ship Date: circa 1607 1. floating wreckage of a ...
I. intransitive verb (flounced; flouncing) Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian flunsa to hurry Date: 1542 1. a. to move with exaggerated jerky or ...
noun Date: 1862 material used for flounces
I. adjective see flounce II II. adjective see flounce IV
I. noun (plural flounder or flounders) Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian flundra flounder Date: 15th century flatfish; especially a marine ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English — more at flower Date: 13th century 1. a product consisting of finely milled wheat; also a similar product made from another grain or ...
flour beetle
noun Date: 1888 any of various small darkling beetles (especially Tribolium confusum and T. castaneum) that typically feed on and lay eggs in stored grain and grain products
I. verb Etymology: Middle English florisshen, from Anglo-French fluriss-, stem of flurir, florir, from Vulgar Latin *florire, alteration of Latin florēre, from flor-, flos ...
noun see flourish I
adverb see flourish I
adjective see flour I
adjective see flour I
I. verb Etymology: probably from Middle English flouten to play the flute, from floute flute Date: 1551 transitive verb to treat with contemptuous disregard ; scorn ...
noun see flout I
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flōwan; akin to Old High German flouwen to rinse, wash, Latin pluere to rain, Greek plein to sail, float Date: before 12th ...
flow cytometer
noun see flow cytometry
flow cytometry
noun Date: 1978 a technique for identifying and sorting cells and their components (as DNA) by staining with a fluorescent dye and detecting the fluorescence usually by laser ...
flow diagram
noun Date: 1943 flowchart
flow sheet
noun Date: 1912 flowchart
noun Date: 1830 1. a. an overflowing onto adjacent land b. a body of water formed by overflowing or damming c. floodwater especially of a stream 2. gradual ...
noun Date: 1920 a diagram that shows step-by-step progression through a procedure or system especially using connecting lines and a set of conventional symbols • ...
noun see flowchart
I. noun Etymology: Middle English flour flower, best of anything, flour, from Anglo-French flur, flour, flaur, from Latin flor-, flos — more at blow Date: 13th century 1. ...
flower bud
noun Date: 1703 a plant bud that produces only a flower
flower bug
noun Date: circa 1889 any of various small mostly black-and-white predaceous bugs (family Anthocoridae) that frequent flowers and feed on pest insects (as aphids and thrips)
flower child
noun Date: 1967 a hippie who advocates love, beauty, and peace
flower girl
noun Date: 1902 a little girl who carries flowers at a wedding
flower head
noun Date: 1842 a capitulum (as of a composite) having sessile flowers so arranged that the whole inflorescence looks like a single flower
Flower Mound
geographical name town N Texas N of Arlington population 50,702
flower people
noun plural Date: 1967 flower children
flower power
noun Date: 1967 a nonviolent ethic as advocated by hippies
noun Date: 1840 a flowering process, state, or condition
adjective see flower I
noun see flower II
also flowerette noun Date: 15th century floret
noun see floweret
adjective see flower I
adverb see flowery
noun see flowery
flowering dogwood
noun Date: 1843 a common spring-flowering usually white-bracted dogwood (Cornus florida)
flowering plant
noun Date: 1745 angiosperm
adjective see flower I
adjective see flower I
noun Date: 1583 a pot in which to grow plants

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