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1    brief conversation, chat, chitchat, colloquy, confab     (informal)   confabulation, consultation, discussion, talk, tête-à-tête  
2    brief statement, comment, declaration, expression, remark, utterance  
3    expression, locution, name, term, vocable  
4    account, advice, bulletin, communication, communiqué, dispatch, gen     (Brit. informal)   information, intelligence, intimation, latest     (informal)   message, news, notice, report, tidings  
5    command, go-ahead     (informal)   green light, order, signal  
6    affirmation, assertion, assurance, guarantee, oath, parole, pledge, promise, solemn oath, solemn word, undertaking, vow, word of honour  
7    bidding, command, commandment, decree, edict, mandate, order, ukase     (rare)   will  
8    countersign, password, slogan, watchword  
9    in a word      briefly, concisely, in a nutshell, in short, succinctly, to put it briefly, to sum up  
10    couch, express, phrase, put, say, state, utter  

last word, the  
1    final say, finis, mother (of all), summation, ultimatum  
2    best, cream, crème de la crème, crown, epitome, ne plus ultra, perfection, quintessence, ultimate  
3    dernier cri, fashion, latest, newest, rage, vogue  
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a new word formed by joining together two others and combining their meanings. Examples: brunch, camcorder, carjack, motel, greenwash, smog, workaholic.
to say, pronounce, speak
ex.: The child sounded out each word out loud as she read her book.
colloquial word for a dollar
charver is another word for chav
If you lived in Newcastle you would know it. Common in NE England
positive outburst of emotion; the final word in a string of lyrics by Michael Jackson.
finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
euphemism referring to the word "fuck"
euphemism referring to the taboo word "nigger"
euphemism used to refer to the taboo word "cunt"
a portmanteau of 'employer' and 'voyeurism'. signifies the act of searching for an employer or the practice of an employer when looking to fill positions. The term places an emphasis on the secretive connotation of the word 'voyeur', denoting a clandestine and thus superior form of employment search
[Tech.] Ex.: Employerism is what one must engage in, if one wishes to embark upon a more productive job hunt!
have a powerful impact on someone; impress; generate an emotion (positive, but also negative)
it can be used to describe a feeling of fear or a positive emotion; e.g.: "This violin music gives me the chills" or "Being all alone in that old house after dark...it gave me the chills."
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
a colloquial word meaning a bribe: policemen accepting bungs from journalists
A formal word that is put in the beginning of sentence that has a similar meaning to furthermore, therefore, and from now on
I like ice-cream; Hence, I have lots of ice-cream cups in my fridge
Lesewut is a German word for "reading craze" (literally) used to describe a specific period in the intellectual history of Germany from the late eighteenth century onward.
a humorous and old-fashioned word that means a chamber pot
Comes from the fact that the chamber pot 'gazunder' (= goes under) the bed
word used to describe the sound made by the wheels of a train
by extension, it can be applied to other rhythmic similar sounds (for example, the sound of a clock or of a typing machine)
in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French


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