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ft lb
abbreviation foot-pound
FTC
abbreviation Federal Trade Commission
FTE
abbreviation full-time equivalent
fth
abbreviation fathom
FTP
noun Etymology: file transfer protocol Date: 1986 a system for transferring computer files especially via the Internet • FTP transitive verb
fu dog
Usage: often capitalized F variant of foo dog
Fu Manchu mustache
noun Etymology: Fu Manchu, Chinese villain in stories by “Sax Rohmer” (A. S. Ward died 1955) Date: 1968 a long mustache with ends that turn down to the chin
Fu-chou
geographical name — see Fuzhou
fubsy
adjective Etymology: obsolete English fubs chubby person Date: 1780 chubby and somewhat squat
fuchsia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Leonhard Fuchs died 1566 German botanist Date: 1789 1. any of a genus (Fuchsia) of ornamental shrubs of the evening-primrose family having ...
fuchsin
or fuchsine noun Etymology: French fuchsine, probably from New Latin Fuchsia; from its color Date: 1865 a dye that is produced by oxidation of a mixture of aniline and ...
fuchsine
noun see fuchsin
fuck
I. verb Etymology: akin to Dutch fokken to breed (cattle), Swedish dialect fókka to copulate Date: circa 1503 intransitive verb 1. usually obscene copulate 2. usually ...
fuck off
intransitive verb Date: 1929 usually vulgar scram — usually used as a command
fuck up
verb Date: 1945 intransitive verb usually vulgar to act foolishly or stupidly ; blunder transitive verb usually vulgar to ruin or spoil especially through stupidity ...
fucked-up
adjective Date: 1939 usually vulgar thoroughly confused, disordered, or damaged
fucker
noun Date: 1598 usually vulgar one that fucks — often used as a generalized term of abuse
fucking
adjective or adverb Date: 1893 usually vulgar damned — used as an intensive
fuckup
noun see fuck up
fucoid
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin Fucus, from Latin Date: 1839 relating to or resembling the rockweeds II. noun Date: circa 1841 a fucoid seaweed or fossil
fucose
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary fuc- (from Latin fucus) + -ose Date: circa 1909 an aldose sugar that occurs in bound form in the dextrorotatory form in ...
fucoxanthin
noun Date: 1873 a brown carotenoid pigment C40H60O6 occurring especially in the chloroplasts of brown algae
fucus
noun Etymology: Latin, seaweed, archil, dye obtained from archil, from Greek phykos Date: 1591 1. obsolete a face paint 2. [New Latin, genus name, from Latin] any of a ...
fud
noun Date: 1913 fuddy-duddy
FUD
abbreviation fear, uncertainty, doubt
fuddle
verb (fuddled; fuddling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1588 intransitive verb booze, tipple transitive verb 1. to make drunk ; intoxicate 2. to make confused ; ...
fuddy-duddy
noun (plural -dies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1904 one that is old-fashioned, unimaginative, or conservative • fuddy-duddy adjective
fudge
I. verb (fudged; fudging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1674 transitive verb 1. a. to devise as a substitute ; fake b. falsify 2. to fail to come to grips ...
fudge factor
noun Date: 1962 an arbitrary mathematical term inserted into a calculation in order to arrive at an expected solution or to allow for errors especially of underestimation; ...
fuehrer
noun see führer
fuel
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English fewel, from Anglo-French fuail, feuaile, from Vulgar Latin *focalia, from Latin focus hearth Date: 13th century 1. ...
fuel cell
noun Date: 1922 a device that continuously changes the chemical energy of a fuel (as hydrogen) and an oxidant directly into electrical energy
fuel injection
noun Date: 1900 a usually electronically-controlled system for injecting a precise amount of atomized fuel into the cylinders or the intake airstream of an internal combustion ...
fuel oil
noun Date: 1893 an oil that is used for fuel and that usually has a higher flash point than kerosene
fuel-injected
adjective see fuel injection
fuelwood
noun Date: 14th century wood grown or used for fuel
Fuentes
biographical name Carlos 1928- Mexican author
Fuertes
biographical name Louis Agassiz 1874-1927 American illustrator
fug
I. noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of 1fog Date: 1888 the stuffy atmosphere of a poorly ventilated space; also a stuffy or malodorous emanation • fuggy adjective II. ...
fugacious
adjective Etymology: Latin fugac-, fugax, from fugere Date: 1634 lasting a short time ; evanescent
fugacity
noun Etymology: fugacious Date: 1902 the vapor pressure of a vapor assumed to be an ideal gas obtained by correcting the determined vapor pressure and useful as a measure ...
fugal
adjective Date: 1854 of, relating to, or being in the style of a musical fugue • fugally adverb
fugally
adverb see fugal
Fugard
biographical name Athol 1932- South African playwright
fuggy
adjective see fug I
fugitive
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French fugitif, from Latin fugitivus, from fugitus, past participle of fugere to flee; akin to Greek ...
fugitively
adverb see fugitive I
fugitiveness
noun see fugitive I
fugleman
noun Etymology: modification of German Flügelmann, from Flügel wing + Mann man Date: 1804 1. a trained soldier formerly posted in front of a line of soldiers at drill to ...
fugu
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1909 any of various very poisonous puffer fishes (family Tetraodontidae) that contain tetrodotoxin and that are used as food in Japan after ...
fugue
noun Etymology: probably from Italian fuga flight, fugue, from Latin, flight, from fugere Date: 1597 1. a. a musical composition in which one or two themes are repeated or ...
fuguist
noun see fugue
führer
or fuehrer noun Etymology: German (der) Führer, literally, the leader (title assumed by Adolf Hitler), from Middle High German vüerer, from vüeren to lead, bear, from Old ...
fuit Ilium
foreign term Etymology: Latin Troy has been (i.e., is no more)
Fujairah
or Fujayrah, Al geographical name — see Al Fujayrah
Fujayrah, Al
geographical name see Fujairah
fuji
noun Etymology: Fuji, mountain in Japan Date: 1925 a spun silk clothing fabric in plain weave originally made in Japan
Fuji, Mount
or Fujiyama or Fuji-san geographical name mountain 12,388 feet (3776 meters) Japan in S central Honshu; highest in Japan
Fuji-san
geographical name see Fuji, Mount
Fujian
or Fukien geographical name province SE China bordering on Taiwan Strait capital Fuzhou area 47,529 square miles (123,575 square kilometers), population 30,048,224
Fujimori
biographical name Alberto 1938- president of Peru (1990-2000)
Fujisawa
geographical name city Japan in SE Honshu population 358,757
Fujiyama
geographical name see Fuji, Mount
Fukien
geographical name see Fujian
Fukui
biographical name Kenichi 1918-1998 Japanese chemist
Fukuoka
geographical name city & port Japan in N Kyushu on inlet of Tsushima Strait population 1,261,658
Fukuyama
geographical name city Japan in SW Honshu population 365,615
Fula
or Fulah noun (plural Fula or Fulas or Fulah or Fulahs) Date: 1799 1. a member of a mainly pastoral African people dispersed over savanna and desert from Senegal to eastern ...
Fulah
noun see Fula
Fulani
noun (plural -ni or -nis) Date: 1855 1. Fula 1; especially the Fula of northern Nigeria and adjacent areas 2. Fula 2
Fulbright
biographical name (James) William 1905-1995 American politician
fulcrum
noun (plural fulcrums or fulcra) Etymology: Late Latin, from Latin, bedpost, from fulcire to prop — more at balk Date: 1668 1. a. prop; specifically the support about ...
Fulda
geographical name city central Germany population 57,180
fulfil
transitive verb see fulfill
fulfill
or fulfil transitive verb (fulfilled; fulfilling) Etymology: Middle English fulfillen, from Old English fullfyllan, from full + fyllan to fill Date: before 12th century 1. ...
fulfiller
noun see fulfill
fulfillment
or fulfilment noun Date: circa 1775 1. the act or process of fulfilling 2. the act or process of delivering a product (as a publication) to a customer
fulfilment
noun see fulfillment
fulgent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fulgent-, fulgens, present participle of fulgēre to shine; akin to Latin flagrare to burn — more at black Date: 15th century ...
fulgently
adverb see fulgent
fulgurant
adjective Date: 1647 flashing like lightning; also brilliant
fulgurate
transitive verb see fulguration
fulguration
noun Etymology: Latin fulguration-, fulguratio sheet lightning, from fulgurare to flash with lightning, from fulgur lightning, from fulgēre Date: 1633 1. the act or process ...
fulgurite
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin fulgur Date: 1834 an often tubular vitrified crust produced by the fusion of sand or rock by lightning
fulgurous
adjective Etymology: Latin fulgur Date: 1865 flashing with lightning
fulham
noun Etymology: alteration of earlier fullan, perhaps from 1full + 3one Date: circa 1592 archaic a loaded die
Fulham
geographical name former metropolitan borough SW London, England, now part of Hammersmith
fuliginous
adjective Etymology: Late Latin fuliginosus, from Latin fuligin-, fuligo soot; akin to Lithuanian dūlis cloud, vapor, and probably to Latin fumus smoke — more at fume Date: ...
fuliginously
adverb see fuliginous
full
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German fol full, Latin plenus full, plēre to fill, Greek plērēs full, plēthein to be full Date: ...
full
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German fol full, Latin plenus full, plēre to fill, Greek plērēs full, plēthein to be full Date: ...
full blast
adverb Date: 1909 at full capacity ; with great intensity
full bore
adverb Date: 1927 with maximum effort or speed
full circle
adverb Date: 1878 through a series of developments that lead back to the original source, position, or situation or to a complete reversal of the original position — usually ...
full dress
noun Date: 1748 the style of dress prescribed for ceremonial or formal social occasions
full house
noun Date: 1887 a poker hand containing three of a kind and a pair — see poker illustration
full marks
noun plural Date: 1916 chiefly British due credit or commendation
full moon
noun Date: before 12th century the moon with its whole apparent disk illuminated
full nelson
noun Date: 1900 a wrestling hold gained from behind an opponent by thrusting the arms under the opponent's arms and clasping the hands behind the opponent's head — compare ...
full of it
phrasal not to be believed
full stop
noun Date: 1596 chiefly British period 5a
full tilt
adverb Etymology: 3tilt Date: 1679 at high speed
full time
noun Date: 1898 the amount of time considered the normal or standard amount for working during a given period
full-blood
I. adjective Date: 1812 full-blooded 1 II. noun Date: 1846 a full-blooded individual
full-blooded
adjective Date: 1774 1. of unmixed ancestry ; purebred 2. florid, ruddy 3. forceful 4. a. lacking no particulars ; genuine b. containing fullness of substance ...
full-bloodedness
noun see full-blooded
full-blown
adjective Date: 1601 1. a. fully mature b. being at the height of bloom c. full-fledged 2. possessing or exhibiting all the usual or necessary features or symptoms ...
full-bodied
adjective Date: 1686 1. having a large body 2. of a beverage imparting to the palate the general impression of substantial weight and rich texture 3. having importance, ...
full-bore
adjective Date: 1974 1. full-blown 2 2. made with maximum effort
full-court press
noun Date: 1952 1. a press employed in basketball on both halves of the court 2. an all-out effort or offensive
full-dress
adjective Date: 1761 involving attention to every detail in preparation or execution
full-fashioned
adjective Date: 1883 employing or produced by a knitting process for shaping to conform to body lines
full-fledged
adjective Date: 1833 1. fully developed ; total, complete 2. having attained complete status 3. full-blown 2
full-length
adjective Date: 1760 1. showing or adapted to the entire length especially of the human figure 2. having a length as great as that which is normal or standard for one of ...
full-on
adjective Date: 1970 complete, full-fledged
full-out
adjective Date: 14th century complete, total
full-scale
adjective Date: 1933 1. identical to an original in proportion and size 2. a. involving full use of available resources b. total, complete
full-service
adjective Date: 1934 providing comprehensive service of a particular kind
full-size
adjective Date: 1832 1. having the usual or normal size of its kind 2. having the dimensions 54 by 75 inches (about 1.4 by 1.9 meters) — used of a bed; compare king-size, ...
full-term
adjective Date: 1907 retained in the uterus for the normal period of gestation before birth
full-time
adjective Date: 1898 1. employed for or involving full time 2. devoting one's full attention and energies to something • full-time adverb
full-timer
noun Date: 1868 a person who works full-time
fullback
noun Date: 1887 1. an offensive football back used primarily for line plunges and blocking 2. a primarily defensive player usually stationed nearest the defended goal (as in ...
Fuller
I. biographical name Melville Weston 1833-1910 American jurist; chief justice United States Supreme Court (1888-1910) II. biographical name (Richard) Buckminster 1895-1983 ...
fuller
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fullere, from Latin fullo Date: before 12th century one that fulls cloth II. noun Etymology: fuller to form a groove in ...
fuller's earth
noun Etymology: 1fuller; from its earlier use as fulling agent Date: 15th century an earthy substance that consists chiefly of clay mineral but lacks plasticity and that is ...
fuller's teasel
noun Date: 15th century teasel 1a
fullerene
noun Etymology: R. Buckminster Fuller; from the resemblance of the molecules to the geodesic domes designed by Fuller Date: 1987 any of a class of closed hollow aromatic ...
Fullerton
geographical name city SW California NE of Long Beach population 126,003
fullmouthed
adjective Date: 1577 1. having a full complement of teeth 2. uttered loudly
fullness
also fulness noun Date: 14th century the quality or state of being full
fully
adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in a full manner or degree ; completely 2. at least Usage: see plenty
fulmar
noun Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse fūlmār fulmar, from fūll foul + mār gull — more at mew Date: 1698 a seabird (Fulmarus glacialis) of colder ...
fulminant
adjective Date: 1602 coming on suddenly or with great severity
fulminate
I. verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin fulminatus, past participle of fulminare, from Latin, to strike (of lightning), from fulmin-, fulmen ...
fulminating
adjective Date: 1626 1. hurling denunciations or menaces 2. explosive 3. fulminant
fulmination
noun see fulminate I
fulmine
verb Date: 1623 archaic fulminate
fulness
noun see fullness
fulsome
adjective Etymology: Middle English fulsom copious, cloying, from full + -som -some Date: 13th century 1. a. characterized by abundance ; copious b. generous in ...
fulsomely
adverb see fulsome
fulsomeness
noun see fulsome
Fulton
biographical name Robert 1765-1815 American engineer & inventor
fulvous
adjective Etymology: Latin fulvus; perhaps akin to Latin flavus yellow — more at blue Date: 1664 of a dull brownish yellow ; tawny
fumarase
noun Date: 1936 an enzyme that catalyzes the interconversion (as in the Krebs cycle) of fumaric acid and malic acid or their salts
fumarate
noun Date: 1864 a salt or ester of fumaric acid
fumaric acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Fumaria, genus of herbs, from Late Latin, fumitory, from Latin fumus Date: circa 1864 a crystalline acid ...
fumarole
noun Etymology: Italian fumarola, from Italian dialect (Neapolitan), from Late Latin fumariolum vent, from Latin fumarium smoke chamber for aging wine, from fumus Date: 1811 ...
fumarolic
adjective see fumarole
fumble
I. verb (fumbled; fumbling) Etymology: probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish fumla to fumble Date: 1534 intransitive verb 1. a. to grope for or handle ...
fumbler
noun see fumble I
fumblingly
adverb see fumble I
fume
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French fum, from Latin fumus; akin to Old High German toumen to be fragrant, Sanskrit dhūma smoke, Old Church Slavic dymŭ Date: ...
fumet
noun Etymology: French, literally, pleasant aroma (of meat cooking), from Middle French, from fumer to give off smoke or steam, from Latin fumare, from fumus Date: 1906 a ...
fumigant
noun Date: 1940 a substance used in fumigating
fumigate
transitive verb (-gated; -gating) Etymology: Latin fumigatus, past participle of fumigare, from fumus + -igare (akin to Latin agere to drive) — more at agent Date: 1781 to ...
fumigation
noun see fumigate
fumigator
noun see fumigate
fumitory
noun Etymology: Middle English fumeterre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin fumus terrae, literally, smoke of the earth, from Latin fumus + terrae, genitive of terra earth ...
fumy
adjective see fume I
fun
I. noun Etymology: English dialect fun to hoax, perhaps alteration of Middle English fonnen, from fonne dupe Date: 1727 1. what provides amusement or enjoyment; specifically ...
fun and games
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1920 light amusement
fun house
noun Date: 1936 a building in an amusement park that contains various devices designed to startle or amuse
Funabashi
geographical name city Japan in SE Honshu, a suburb of Tokyo population 537,614
Funafuti
geographical name island (atoll) central Tuvalu Islands in W Pacific; contains capital of the group population 1328
funambulism
noun Etymology: Latin funambulus ropewalker, from funis rope + ambulare to walk Date: 1824 1. tightrope walking 2. a show especially of mental agility • funambulist ...
funambulist
noun see funambulism
Funchal
geographical name city & port Portugal capital of Madeira Islands population 126,021
function
I. noun Etymology: Latin function-, functio performance, from fungi to perform; probably akin to Sanskrit bhuṅkte he enjoys Date: 1533 1. professional or official position ...
function key
noun Date: circa 1964 any of a set of keys on a computer keyboard that have or can be programmed to have special functions
function word
noun Date: 1940 a word (as a preposition, auxiliary verb, or conjunction) expressing primarily grammatical relationship
functional
adjective Date: 1631 1. a. of, connected with, or being a function b. affecting physiological or psychological functions but not organic structure 2. used to ...
functional calculus
noun Date: 1933 predicate calculus
functional food
noun Date: 1988 nutraceutical
functional group
noun Date: 1906 a characteristic reactive unit of a chemical compound especially in organic chemistry
functional illiteracy
noun see functional illiterate
functional illiterate
noun Date: 1946 a person who has had some schooling but does not meet a minimum standard of literacy • functional illiteracy noun • functionally illiterate adjective
functional shift
noun Date: 1942 the process by which a word or form comes to be used in another grammatical function
functionalism
noun Date: 1914 1. a late 19th century to early 20th century American school of psychology concerned especially with how the mind functions to adapt the individual to the ...
functionalist
I. noun see functionalism II. adjective see functionalism
functionalistic
adjective see functionalism
functionality
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1871 the quality or state of being functional; especially the particular set of functions or capabilities associated with computer software or ...
functionally
adverb see functional
functionally illiterate
adjective see functional illiterate
functionary
noun (plural -aries) Date: 1791 1. one who serves in a certain function 2. one holding office in a government or political party
functionless
adjective see function I
functor
noun Date: 1935 something that performs a function or an operation
fund
I. noun Etymology: Latin fundus bottom, country estate — more at bottom Date: 1694 1. a. a sum of money or other resources whose principal or interest is set apart for a ...
fund-raiser
noun Date: 1957 1. a person employed to raise funds 2. a social event (as a cocktail party) held for the purpose of raising funds
fund-raising
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1940 the organized activity of raising funds (as for an institution or political cause)
fundament
noun Etymology: Middle English foundement, from Anglo-French, from Latin fundamentum, from fundare to found, from fundus Date: 13th century 1. an underlying ground, theory, ...
fundamental
I. adjective Date: 15th century 1. a. serving as an original or generating source ; primary b. serving as a basis supporting existence or determining essential ...
fundamental group
noun Date: 1957 a set that is a subset of all paths defined on a set of points each pair of which is joined by a path and that is the quotient group of the group of all paths ...
fundamental law
noun Date: 1622 the organic or basic law of a political unit as distinguished from legislative acts; specifically constitution
fundamental particle
noun Date: 1947 elementary particle
fundamentalism
noun Date: 1922 1. a. often capitalized a movement in 20th century Protestantism emphasizing the literally interpreted Bible as fundamental to Christian life and teaching ...
fundamentalist
I. noun see fundamentalism II. adjective see fundamentalism
fundamentalistic
adjective see fundamentalism
fundamentally
adverb see fundamental I
funder
noun see fund II
fundic
adjective Date: circa 1927 of or relating to a fundus
fundus
noun (plural fundi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, bottom Date: 1764 the bottom of or part opposite the aperture of the internal surface of a hollow organ: as a. the ...
Fundy National Park
geographical name reservation SE Canada in New Brunswick on upper Bay of Fundy
Fundy, Bay of
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic SE Canada between New Brunswick & Nova Scotia
funeral
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin funeralis, from Latin funer-, funus funeral (n.) Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or constituting a funeral 2. ...
funeral director
noun Date: 1886 one whose profession is the management of funerals and who is usually an embalmer
funeral home
noun Date: 1926 an establishment with facilities for the preparation of the dead for burial or cremation, for the viewing of the body, and for funerals — called also ...
funeral parlor
noun see funeral home
funerary
adjective Date: circa 1693 of, used for, or associated with burial
funereal
adjective Etymology: Latin funereus, from funer-, funus Date: 1725 1. of or relating to a funeral 2. befitting or suggesting a funeral (as in solemnity) • funereally ...
funereally
adverb see funereal
funfair
noun Date: 1925 chiefly British amusement park
fungal
adjective Date: 1835 1. of, relating to, or having the characteristics of fungi 2. caused by a fungus
fungi-
combining form Etymology: Latin fungus fungus
fungibility
noun see fungible II
fungible
I. noun Date: circa 1765 something that is — usually used in plural II. adjective Etymology: New Latin fungibilis, from Latin fungi to perform — more at function Date: ...
fungicidal
adjective Date: 1905 antifungal • fungicidally adverb
fungicidally
adverb see fungicidal
fungicide
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 an agent that destroys fungi or inhibits their growth
fungiform
adjective Date: 1823 shaped like a mushroom
fungistatic
adjective Date: 1922 inhibiting the growth of fungi without destroying them
fungo
noun (plural fungoes) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1867 1. a fly ball hit especially for practice fielding by a player who tosses a ball in the air and hits it as it ...
fungo bat
noun Date: 1926 a long thin bat used for hitting fungoes
fungoid
adjective Date: circa 1836 resembling, characteristic of, caused by, or being a fungus • fungoid noun
fungous
adjective Date: 15th century fungal
fungus
noun (plural fungi; also funguses) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Latin Date: 1527 any of a kingdom (Fungi) of saprophytic and parasitic spore-producing eukaryotic ...
fungus gnat
noun Date: 1884 any of various small dipteran flies (families Mycetophilidae and Sciaridae) resembling mosquitoes and having larvae that feed on fungi and decaying organic ...
funicular
I. adjective Etymology: Latin funiculus Date: 1664 1. having the form of or associated with a cord usually under tension 2. [New Latin funiculus] of, relating to, or being ...
funiculus
noun (plural funiculi) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of funis rope Date: 1826 1. a bodily structure suggesting a cord; especially a bundle of nerve fibers 2. ...
Funk
I. biographical name Casimir 1884-1967 American (Polish-born) biochemist II. biographical name Isaac Kauffman 1839-1912 American editor & publisher
funk
I. noun Etymology: probably ultimately from French dialect (Picard) funquer to give off smoke Date: 1623 a strong offensive smell II. Date: circa 1739 intransitive verb ...
funk hole
noun Date: 1900 1. dugout 2 2. a place of safe retreat
funkia
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from C. H. Funck died 1839 German botanist Date: 1839 hosta
funkily
adverb see funky II
funkiness
noun see funky II
funky
I. adjective Date: 1845 being in a funk ; panicky II. adjective (funkier; -est) Etymology: funk offensive odor Date: 1784 1. having an offensive odor ; foul 2. having an ...
funnel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English fonel, from Anglo-French fonyle, from Old Occitan fonilh, from Medieval Latin fundibulum, short for Latin infundibulum, from infundere to pour ...
funnel cloud
noun Date: circa 1909 a funnel-shaped cloud that projects from the base of a thundercloud and that often precedes the formation of a tornado; also tornado 2b
funnelform
adjective Date: circa 1828 having the form of a funnel or cone
funnily
adverb see funny I
funniness
noun see funny I
funny
I. adjective (funnier; -est) Date: 1756 1. a. affording light mirth and laughter ; amusing b. seeking or intended to amuse ; facetious 2. differing from the ordinary ...
funny bone
noun Etymology: from the tingling felt when it is struck Date: 1840 1. the place at the back of the elbow where the ulnar nerve rests against a prominence of the humerus ...
funny book
noun Date: 1947 comic book
funny car
noun Date: 1969 a specialized dragster that has a one-piece molded body resembling the body of a mass-produced car
funny farm
noun Date: 1963 slang a psychiatric hospital
funny money
noun Date: 1938 1. artificially inflated currency 2. counterfeit money
funny paper
noun Date: 1918 a comic section of a newspaper
funnyman
noun Date: 1852 comedian 2, humorist
funplex
noun Date: 1986 an entertainment complex that includes facilities for various sports and games and often restaurants
Funston
biographical name Frederick 1865-1917 American general
FUO
abbreviation fever of undetermined origin; fever of unknown origin
fur
I. verb (furred; furring) Etymology: Middle English furren, from Anglo-French furrer to stuff, fill, line, from fuerre sheath, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German fuotar ...
fur seal
noun Date: 1775 any of two genera (Callorhinus and Arctocephalus) of eared seals that have a double coat with a dense soft underfur
furan
also furane noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from furfural Date: 1894 a cyclic flammable liquid compound C4H4O that is obtained from wood oils of pines or ...
furane
noun see furan
furanose
noun Date: 1927 a sugar having an oxygen-containing ring of five atoms
furanoside
noun Date: 1932 a glycoside containing the ring characteristic of furanose
furazolidone
noun Etymology: furfural + azole + -ide + -one Date: 1955 an antimicrobial drug C8H7N3O5 used against bacteria and some protozoa especially in infections of the ...
furbearer
noun Date: 1875 an animal that bears fur especially of a commercially desired quality
furbelow
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from French dialect farbella Date: 1702 1. a pleated or gathered piece of material; especially a flounce on women's clothing 2. something ...
furbish
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English furbisshen, from Anglo-French furbiss-, stem of furbir, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German furben to polish Date: 14th ...
furbisher
noun see furbish
furcation
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin furcation-, furcatio, from furcare to branch, from Latin furca fork Date: 1646 1. something that is branched ; fork 2. the act or process of ...
Furchgott
biographical name Robert Francis 1916- American pharmacologist

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