The Addictionary of Oxford English

The Addictionary of Oxford English

The Addictionary of Oxford English | Paperclip

Home > Oxford English > Arm Wrestling Definition of paperclip (noun) in English: Paperclip NOUN 1 [noun] A piece of bent wire or plastic used for holding several sheets of paper together.  “People come to me for two things: E’s and...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Thong

Home > Oxford English > Arm Wrestling Definition of thong (noun) in English: Thong NOUN 1 [noun] A narrow strip of leather or other material, used especially as a fastening or as the lash of a whip. “There’s nothing quite like being thronged...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Arm Wrestling

Home > Oxford English > Arm Wrestling Definition of arm wrestling (noun) in English: Arm Wrestling NOUN 1 [noun] A trial of strength in which two people sit opposite each other with one elbow resting on a table, clasp each other’s...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Firecracker

Home > Oxford English > Firecracker Definition of firecracker (noun) in English: Firecracker NOUN 1 [noun] A loud, explosive firework; a banger. “Oh, I do enjoy a good chicken wing now and again! The spicier, the better. There’s a flavor...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Sushi

Home > Oxford English > Sushi Definition of sushi (noun) in English: Sushi NOUN 1 [noun] A Japanese dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavoured cold rice served with a garnish of vegetables, egg, or raw seafood. “Why are...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Lie

Home > Oxford English > Lie Definition of lie (noun) in English: Lie NOUN 1 [noun] An intentionally false statement. “A lie is worth twice the truth’s weight in gold if you’re clever enough. Bit harder to keep those coins in a row, though.” –...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Moshing

Home > Oxford English > Moshing Definition of moshing (verb) in English: Moshing VERB 1 [informal] Dance to rock music in a violent manner involving jumping up and down and deliberately colliding with other dancers. “Ah, moshing… those were...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | LSD

Home > Oxford English > LSD Definition of LSD (noun) in English: LSD NOUN 1 [mass noun] A synthetic crystalline compound, lysergic acid diethylamide, which is a powerful hallucinogenic drug. “There was a solid decade of my life where I spent...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Superstition

Home > Oxford English > superstition Definition of superstition (noun) in English: Superstition NOUN 1 [ mass noun] Excessively credulous belief in and reverence for the supernatural. “Superstition? I wouldn’t carry a black cat and an open...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Candle

Home > Oxford English > candle Definition of candle (noun) in English: Candle NOUN 1 [noun] A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns. “The aftermath of Princess Diana’s death was the...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Blender

Home > Oxford English > blender Definition of blender (noun) in English: Blender NOUN 1 [noun] A person or thing that mixes things together, in particular an electric mixing machine used in food preparation for liquidizing, chopping, or...

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The Addictionary of Oxford English | Shoe

Home > Oxford English > shoe Definition of shoe (noun) in English: Shoe NOUN 1 [noun] A covering for the foot, typically made of leather, having a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle. “I’ve walked a mile in more people’s shoes than I...

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