Words starting with o

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of O'flaherty

o'flaherty means: Irish writer of short stories (1896-1984)

Meaning of O'hara

o'hara means: United States writer (1905-1970)

Meaning of O'keeffe

o'keeffe means: United States painter (1887-1986)

Meaning of O'neill

o'neill means: United States playwright (1888-1953)

Meaning of O'toole

o'toole means: British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)

Meaning of O. henry

o. henry means: United States writer of short stories whose pen name was O. Henry (1862-1910)

Meaning of O.d.

o.d. means: dose too heavily

Meaning of O.e.d.

o.e.d. means: an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles

Meaning of O.k.

o.k. means: an endorsement

Meaning of O.k.

o.k. means: give sanction to

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Acid halide

acid halide means: organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom

Meaning of Asteroid belt

asteroid belt means: the region of interplanetary space between Mars and Jupiter where most asteroids are found

Meaning of August 15

august 15 means: celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church

Meaning of Battle of soissons-reims

battle of soissons-reims means: a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure

Meaning of Bauxite

bauxite means: a clay-like mineral; the chief ore of aluminum; composed of aluminum oxides and aluminum hydroxides; used as an abrasive and catalyst

Meaning of Chicken sandwich

chicken sandwich means: a sandwich made with a filling of sliced chicken

Meaning of Finno-ugric-speaking

finno-ugric-speaking means: able to communicate in a Finno-Ugric language

Meaning of Genus medicago

genus medicago means: a genus of herbs that resemble clover

Meaning of Hash house

hash house means: an inexpensive restaurant

Meaning of Hyperbaton

hyperbaton means: reversal of normal word order (as in `cheese I love')

Meaning of Lepus europaeus

lepus europaeus means: large hare introduced in North America; does not turn white in winter

Meaning of Melodramatic

melodramatic means: having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama

Meaning of Melodramatic

melodramatic means: characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected

Meaning of Northwestern

northwestern means: of a region of the United States generally including Washington; Oregon; Idaho; and sometimes Montana; Wyoming

Meaning of Northwestern

northwestern means: situated in or oriented toward the northwest

Meaning of Scraggy

scraggy means: having a sharply uneven surface or outline

Meaning of Scraggy

scraggy means: being very thin

Meaning of Shadowed

shadowed means: filled with shade

Meaning of Shipload

shipload means: the amount of cargo that can be held by a boat or ship or a freight car

Meaning of Sir walter ralegh

sir walter ralegh means: English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)

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