Words containing auteur

Meaning of Auteur

auteur means: a filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works

Meaning of Hauteur

hauteur means: overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

Meaning of 1530s

1530s means: the decade from 1530 to 1539

Meaning of Argyle

argyle means: a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)

Meaning of Argyle

argyle means: a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland

Meaning of Argyle

argyle means: a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm

Meaning of Bifocals

bifocals means: (plural) eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision

Meaning of Bureau of intelligence and research

bureau of intelligence and research means: an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community

Meaning of Christella

christella means: any of several tropical ferns of the genus Christella having thin brittle fronds

Meaning of Hyponym

hyponym means: a word that is more specific than a given word

Meaning of Imperial gallon

imperial gallon means: a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

Meaning of Lethargic encephalitis

lethargic encephalitis means: an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness

Meaning of Lionel hampton

lionel hampton means: United States musician who was the first to use the vibraphone as a jazz instrument (1913-2002)

Meaning of Long island

long island means: an island in southeastern New York; Brooklyn and Queens are on its western end

Meaning of Looted

looted means: wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value

Meaning of Maginot line

maginot line means: a fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border; initially considered to be impregnable, it was easily overrun by the German army in 1940

Meaning of Nycturia

nycturia means: excessive urination at night; especially common in older men

Meaning of Poignantly

poignantly means: in a poignant or touching manner

Meaning of Presumptively

presumptively means: by reasonable assumption

Meaning of Purple ground cherry

purple ground cherry means: annual of tropical South America having edible purple fruits

Meaning of Purple ground cherry

purple ground cherry means: Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes

Meaning of Salpidae

salpidae means: a small family of tunicates in the class Thaliacea

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