bed making definition, bed making meaning | English dictionary




a    the act of a person or thing that makes or the process of being made  
b    (in combination)  
2    be the making of   to cause the success of  
3    in the making   in the process of becoming or being made  
a politician in the making     
4    something made or the quantity of something made at one time  
5    make-up; composition  

cringe-making   , cringeworthy  
      adj     (Brit)  
informal   causing feelings of acute embarrassment or distaste  
      adj   of great importance; momentous  
non-profit-making   ,   (often U.S.)   nonprofit  
      adj   not yielding a profit, esp. because organized or established for some other reason  
a non-profit-making organization     
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
fear of going to bed
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
a water-storage area making the surrounding region fertile, or providing a city with its water supply.


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