1 of, relating to, or being a tradition
2 of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments
n (Stock Exchange) an option that once purchased cannot be resold
n a life assurance policy in which the policyholder's premiums are paid into a general fund and his investment benefits are calculated according to actuarial formulae
n (S. African) a weapon having ceremonial tribal significance, such as an assegai or knobkerrie
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.
- Create your own vocabulary list
- Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
- Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
"Collins English Dictionary 5th Edition first published in 2000 © HarperCollins Publishers 1979, 1986, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"