Words starting with w

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Wailer

wailer means: a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries

Meaning of Wailful

wailful means: vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

Meaning of Wailing

wailing means: loud cries made while weeping

Meaning of Wailing

wailing means: vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such expression

Meaning of Wailing wall

wailing wall means: a wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon

Meaning of Wain

wain means: large open farm wagon

Meaning of Wain

wain means: a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

Meaning of Wain

wain means: English writer (1925-1994)

Meaning of Wainscot

wainscot means: wooden panels that can be used to line the walls of a room

Meaning of Wainscot

wainscot means: panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Associate degree

associate degree means: a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies

Meaning of Bleaching earth

bleaching earth means: an adsorbent clay that will remove coloring from oils

Meaning of Bosporus

bosporus means: a strait connecting the Mediterranean and the Black Sea; separates the European and Asian parts of Turkey; an important shipping route

Meaning of Clock pendulum

clock pendulum means: a physical pendulum used to regulate a clockwork mechanism

Meaning of Eldorado

eldorado means: an imaginary place of great wealth and opportunity; sought in South America by 16th-century explorers

Meaning of Epicondyle

epicondyle means: a projection on a bone above a condyle serving for the attachment of muscles and ligaments

Meaning of Genus coscoroba

genus coscoroba means: a genus of Anatidae

Meaning of Genus diapensia

genus diapensia means: type genus of Diapensiaceae

Meaning of Genus sapindus

genus sapindus means: type genus of the Sapindaceae

Meaning of Greyback

greyback means: a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

Meaning of Greyback

greyback means: a dowitcher with a grey back

Meaning of Greyback

greyback means: `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

Meaning of High comedy

high comedy means: a sophisticated comedy; often satirizing genteel society

Meaning of Industriousness

industriousness means: persevering determination to perform a task

Meaning of Motor hotel

motor hotel means: a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area

Meaning of Pete seeger

pete seeger means: United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)

Meaning of Reportage

reportage means: the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

Meaning of Self-insurance

self-insurance means: insuring yourself by setting aside money to cover possible losses rather than by purchasing an insurance policy

Meaning of Shigella

shigella means: rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon

Meaning of Sue

sue means: French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

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