Words starting with y

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Yakety-yak

yakety-yak means: noisy talk

Meaning of Yakima

yakima means: a town in south central Washington

Meaning of Yakut

yakut means: the Turkic language spoken by the Yakut

Meaning of Yakut

yakut means: a member of a Turkic people of northeastern Siberia (mainly in the Lena river basin)

Meaning of Yakuza

yakuza means: organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises

Meaning of Yakuza

yakuza means: a Japanese gangster

Meaning of Yale

yale means: a university in Connecticut

Meaning of Yale

yale means: English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)

Meaning of Yale university

yale university means: a university in Connecticut

Meaning of Yalta

yalta means: a resort city in Crimea in the southern Ukraine on the Black Sea; site of the Allied conference between Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill in February 1945

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Bradycardia

bradycardia means: abnormally slow heartbeat

Meaning of Cognisance

cognisance means: having knowledge of

Meaning of Dusky shark

dusky shark means: relatively slender blue-grey shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters

Meaning of Ebola virus

ebola virus means: a filovirus that causes Ebola hemorrhagic fever; carried by animals; can be used as a bioweapon

Meaning of Eczema

eczema means: generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages

Meaning of Euphractus sexcinctus

euphractus sexcinctus means: Argentine armadillo with six movable bands and hairy underparts

Meaning of Fastigiate

fastigiate means: having clusters of erect branches (often appearing to form a single column)

Meaning of Forty winks

forty winks means: sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)

Meaning of Horned asp

horned asp means: highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye

Meaning of Land office

land office means: a government office where business relating to public lands is transacted

Meaning of Lanthanide

lanthanide means: any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71)

Meaning of Malarial

malarial means: of or infected by or resembling malaria

Meaning of Novillero

novillero means: a bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age

Meaning of Pretentious

pretentious means: intended to attract notice and impress others

Meaning of Pretentious

pretentious means: making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

Meaning of Pretentious

pretentious means: (of a display) tawdry or vulgar

Meaning of Ravishment

ravishment means: the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

Meaning of Ravishment

ravishment means: a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment

Meaning of Rusticism

rusticism means: a rural idiom or expression

Meaning of Shuck

shuck means: material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

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