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Rakish meaning

vogue meaning

Adjective: rakish Pronunciation: (rey-kish) Rakish meaning: Marked by up-to-datedness in dress and manners. Synonyms: dapper, dashing, jaunty, natty, raffish, snappy, spiffy, spruce Marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness. Synonyms: devil may care, raffish Quotations: …

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Raconteur meaning

raconteur meaning

Noun: raconteur Pronunciation: (ra,kon’tur) Raconteur meaning: A person skilled in telling anecdotes. Anecdote is a short, interesting or amusing account of a real incident. Synonym: anecdotist Quotations: Herbert Butterfield – The raconteur knows too well …

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Lilliputian meaning

lilliputian meaning

Noun: Lilliputian Pronunciation: (li-li’pyoo-shun) Lilliputian meaning: A 6-inch tall inhabitant of Lilliput in a novel by Jonathan Swift. A very small person (resembling a Lilliputian) Adjective: Lilliputian Lilliputian meaning: Tiny; relating to or characteristic of …

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Menagerie meaning

menagerie meaning

Noun: menagerie Pronunciation: (mu’na-ju-ree) Menagerie meaning: A collection of live animals for study or display. The facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition. Synonyms: zoo, zoological garden Quotations: Stephen Rupsch – Williams offered a …

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Ladle meaning

ladle meaning

Noun: ladle Pronunciation: (ley-d(u)l) Ladle meaning: Spoon shaped vessels with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another. Verb: ladle Pronunciation: (ley-d(u)l) Ladle meaning: Put a liquid into a container …

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Lad meaning

Noun: lad Pronunciation: (lad) Lad meaning: A boy or man. Synonyms: blighter, bloke, boyo, bucko, chap, cuss, feller, fellow, gent A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy). Synonyms: son, sonny, sonny …

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Labyrinth meaning

labyrinth meaning

Noun: labyrinth Pronunciation: (la-bu-rinth) Labyrinth meaning: Complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost. Synonym: maze A complex system of interconnecting cavities, concerned with hearing and equilibrium. Synonyms: inner …

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Lucid meaning

lucid meaning

Adjective: lucid Pronunciation: (loo-sid) Lucid meaning: Transparently clear or easily understandable. Synonyms: crystal clear, limpid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous Having a clear mind. Synonym: sane Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent …

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Laud meaning

laud meaning

Verb: laud Pronunciation: (lod) Laud meaning: Praise, glorify, or honor. Synonyms: exalt, extol, glorify, proclaim Adjective: laudable Pronunciation: (lo-du-bul) Laudable meaning: Worthy of high praise Synonyms: applaudable, commendable, praiseworthy Quotations: Joseph Campbell – Space dedicated …

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Tycoon meaning

tycoon meaning

Noun: tycoon Pronunciation: (tI’koon) Tycoon meaning: A very wealthy or powerful businessman. Synonyms: baron, big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, top executive, power Quotations: Phyllis McGinley – Gossip isn’t scandal and it’s not merely …

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