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Th sfxSuffix-forming nouns, such as strength, breadth, wealth, width etc. 2. with numbers, such as five - fifth. 2. forming nouns from verbs denoting action or process (growth; birth). 3. forming nouns of state from adjectives (breadth, filth, length).
Thack nThe roof of a house or building made of thack, theck or thatch.
Thack vbTo put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch.
Thack vbTo clap with the open hand or like. 2. to pat, slap, hit lightly with the hand. 3. to beat, flog, shower with with blows.
Thacked adjThatched.
Thacking nThe action of covering or thatching a roof.
Thackster nA female thatcher.
Thackless adjWithout thatching or a covering of thack.
Thae prnThat.
Thames nThe river Thames; The Thames.
Thameside adjLocated beside the Thames.
Than conjA particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case.
Than prpIntroduces a comparison, and is associated with comparatives, and with words such as more, less, and fewer. Typically, it seeks to measure the force of an adjective or similar description between two predicates. Patients diagnosed more recently are probably surviving an average of longer than two years.
Thane nSee "Thegn" a servant, minster, attendant, often applied to Christ's disciples. 2. a military attendant, follower, retainer, soldier. 3. a warrior, brave man.
Thanedom nThe domain and jurisdiction of a thane.
Thanehood nThe condition or rank of a thane; thegnhood.
Thaneland nLand held by a thane, usu. through military service.
Thane-right nLegal rights and privilege of a thane.
Thaneship nOffice or position of a thane.
Thank vbTo express gratitude to or appreciation for.
Thank phr"Give Thanks" - say grace at a meal.
Thank phr"Have Only Oneself to Thank for" - be the sole cause of.
Thank phr"I Will Thank You" - polite formula implying reproach when annoyed. 2. an expression of pious gratitude.
Thank phr"Small Thanks to" - despite.
Thank phr"Thank for" - express gratitude to somebody.
Thank phr"Thanks for Coming" - an expression of gratitude for coming somewhere, having been invited.
Thank phr"Thank God" - an expression of relief or pleasure.
Thank phr"Thank Goodness for That" - an expression of gladness, thankfulness, relief or pleasure.
Thank phr"Thank Heaven" - an expression of relief or pleasure.
Thank phr"Thanks For Having Me" - thanks for your hospitality.
Thank phr"Thanks for Nothing" - I am not pleased.
Thank phr"Thanks to" - as the good or bad result of. 2. because of, in spite to. 3. because or something arising from a good or bad influence or actions of that person or thing.
Thanks phr"Thanks for Your Help" - expressing appreciation of assistance provided or services rendered by the interlocutor.
Thank phr"Thank You" - an polite expression or show of gratitude. 2. a polite formula acknowledging a gift or service or an offer accepted or refused.
Thankful adjFeeling or showing gratitude; a grateful. 2. obtaining or deserving thanks; thank-worthy. 2. impressed with a sense of kindness received, and ready to acknowledge it.
Thankfully advIn a thankful and grateful manner or way. 2. in showing thanks for kindness received. 3. grateful; appreciative
Thankfulness nThe quality or condition of being thankful. 2. gratefulness, gratitude, gratification, satisfaction.
Thanking nThe action or action of giving thanks; an expression of gratitude.
Thankless adjNot moved or expressing thanks or gratitude; without thanks, ungrateful. 2. also fig. of thinks making no return or unresponsive. 3. not feeling or showing gratitude; ungrateful, unthankful. 4. not likely to be rewarded; unappreciated, ungratifying. 5. not acknowledging favors; not expressing thankfulness; unthankful; ungrateful. 4. Not obtaining or deserving thanks; unacceptable; as, a thankless task. 6. without thanks; unappreciated; fruitless, unrewarding.
Thanklessly advIn a thankless manner, without thanks, in an unthankful manner.
Thanklessness nIngratitude.
Thanklewe adjDeserving of thanks, thankworthy or grateful, agreeable.
Thankly advIn a thanking manner.
Thank-offering nAn offering made as an act of thanksgiving. 2. a gift made as a token of gratitude.
Thanks nAn acknowledgment of appreciation. 2. with the help of or owing to.

3. an expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment expressive of a sense of favor or kindness received; obligation, claim, or desert, or gratitude; -- now generally used in the plural.

Thanksgiving nThe giving of thanks; the expression of thanks, the act of giving thanks. 2. giving thanks or gratitude to God. 3. an instance or means of expressing thanks.
Thanksgiving Day nA holiday taking place on the fourth Thursday of November; and the second Monday of October in Canada.
Thankworthy adjWorthy of thanks; deserving gratitude or credit. 2. meriting thanks.
Thankworthiness nThe quality or condition of being thanksworthy.
Thank-you nAn expression or show of gratitude.
Tharcake nProbably O.E. tharf (unleavened) a cake made oatmeal, treacle and butter.
Tharf nNeed, necessity.
Tharf vbTo be under a necessity or obligation to do something. 2.imperative: "it is needful."
Tharf adjUnleavening of bread, lumpish, heavy. 2. slow, reluctant, unwilling, diffident.
Tharfish adjSomewhat or inclined to be slow, unwilling, diffident. 2. lumpish, heavy.
Tharfly advIn a tharfish or tharfly manner.
Tharfing nUnleavened bread or loaf.
Tharm nAn intestine. 2. chiefly in the plural: bowels, viscera, entrails. 2. an intestine cleansed and prepared for catgut, etc. 3. fiddlestrings.
That prnAs a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a

demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true.

That adj As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun. That was formerly sometimes used with the force of the article the, especially in the phrases that one, that other.
That prnAs a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural.
That conjAs a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun: to introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb. 2. to introduce, a reason or cause; -- equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because.to introduce a purpose; -- usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc. 3. to introduce a consequence, result, or effect; -- usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that. 4. to introduce a clause denoting time; -- equivalent to in which time, at which time, when. 5. in an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent

sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like.

That advTo such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing.All that, everything of that kind; all that sort.
That phr"All That' (followed by n adjective) - very.
That phr"And All That" - and all the various things associated with or similar to what has been mentioned; and so forth. 2. and all (the rest of) that sort of thing.
That phr"And So That's That'- that is the decision result.
That phr"At That" - as well, or whereupon.
That phr"Be That As It May" - yet, even so.
That phr"How's That For" - what do you think of that as an example of.
That phr"In That" - because, since.
That phr"Is That So" - expression of questioning, surprise.
That phr"Like That" - of that kind. 2. in that manner, as you are doing, etc. 3. without effort. 4. of that character.
That phr"That Does It" - the the task or undertaking is now finished it has happened and there will be trouble. 3. that's about as much as I can endure; the limit of my patience has been reached.
That phr"That's a Good One" - that's an amusing joke, smart trick, clever remark. 2. (ironic) that's particularly stupid, naive, impudent, presumptuous act, request or proposal.etc
That phr"That's All" - said at the end of a sentence when you are explaining and clarifying something and want to emphasize that nothing more will happen or is likely to be happen in a matter. 2. just that; nothing more, better, worse etc.
That phr"That's All Folks" - that is all to the story, and that it is done. Although the phrase may predate this use, the main association is with the Warner Brothers cartoon character Porky Pig — his cartoons ended with the character saying this tag line. As such, it is a playful way to end something.
That phr'That's All I Can Say" - that is what I think.
That phr"That's All She Wrote" - (idiomatic in USA) indicating an abrupt termination of a project, or of one’s hopes or plans.
That phr"That's Done It" - that ( i.e. a misfortune, accident, or mistake) has spoiled or ruined something, made a plan or undertaking ineffective.
That phr"That's As It May be" - something already mentioned may be possibility true.
That phr"That's For Me to Know and You to Find Out" - a phrase used to reply to a question whose answer the speaker doesn't want to reveal.
That phr"That's It" - something is over or finally decided, arranged, forbidden etc that it does.
That phr"That Is Not to Say" - that ( i.e. a previous statement does not mean (that) this, which.
That phr"That Is to Say" - a formula introducing or explanation of a preceding or words: accompanies a sentence, clause or phrase which limits the truth, applicability etc of a previous one, sometimes as an afterthought. 4. on other words.
That phr"That's Life" - that's the kind of thing that often happens, that one's learns, or must learn; to expect or accept; such is life.
That phr"That's More Like It" - an a acknowledgement that something etc is a better description, way of behaving , action etc; something like.
That phr"That's Right" - an expression of approval or assent.
That phr"That Said" - even so.
That phr"That's That" - a formula concluding a narrative or discussion or indicating completion or a task.
That phr"That Ship Has (Already)Sailed" - the opportunity to be passed.
That phr"That's the Way It Goes" - that is an unenviable situation.
That phr"That's What I (Always)Say" - that's my opinion; that what I agree with, say.
That phr"That's What I Like to Know" - that's an important point or question. 2. that is what worries me (the reference usually being a grievance or complaint)
That phr"That's What She Said" - a joking retort, intended to draw attention to a previous statement, which ha sthe potential for a risque double entendre.
That phr"That's What the Man Said" - that is what (we , you, they,) was told (with the implication that either acceptance or skepticism is available)
That phr"That's What You Think" - that is only your belief or opinion. 2. that is not so, although you may think it is.
That phr"That's Where You are Wrong" - that is a matter or point which you are mistaken..
That phr"That One" - a specified object, thing or person (esp. one further away , known, over there, mentioned later.
That phr"That There" - (emphatic) that there.
That phr"That Was It" - finished; there's nothing more to the issue.
That phr"That Will be the Day" - that will be the notable day, time, occasion (when something happens, somebody does something) the implication usually being that such a day will never come)
That phr"That Will Do" - no more is needed or desirable. 2. stop it, that is quite enough.
That phr"You Do That" - you carried on, I don't care.
That-a-way advIn that direction, in that manner, like that.
Thatch nThe roof of a house or building made of thatch. 2. the thatched material used for making roofs, straw, reeds, palm or similar materials.
Thatch vbTo put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch, theck, thack.
Thatchboard nA proprietary insulating strawboard.
Thatcher nOne who is skilled in the craft of thatching.
Thatcher's Children nPeople who grew up or were born in the United Kingdom during the premiership of Margaret Thatcher (1979–1990) and who adopted the ideology of Thatcherism.
Thatching nThe act or craft of roofing with thatch. 2. covering a roof with bundles of straw or reeds laced together with withes. 3. the materials used to thatch a roof.
Thatchlike nResembling or like thatch in one aspect or other.
Thatness nThe quality or condition of existing or being "that" existing as a definite thing.
Thaw nThe act or process of thawing. 2. the act or fact of becoming less formal, reserved, or aloof. 3. a reduction or easing in tension or hostility. 4. (in winter or in areas where freezing weather is the norm) weather warm enough to melt ice and snow. 5. a period of such weather: such as a two-week thaw in winter.
Thaw vbTo pass or change from a frozen to a liquid or semi liquid state; melt. 3. to be freed from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold - sometimes followed by out: as in, sit by the fire and thaw out. 4. of the weather: to become warm enough to melt ice and snow. 5. to become less formal, aloof or reserved: to thaw at someone kindness. 6. to become less hostile, tense or nervous. 7. to cause to change from a frozen to a liquid or semi liquid state; melt. 8. to free from the physical effect of frost or extreme cold; bring to a more normal temperature, especially to room temperature. 9. to make less cold, formal, or reserved. 10. to make less tense or hostile.
Thaw phr"Thaw Out" - the melting of ce or snow by the warming of weather. 2. become war, liquid or soft. 3. to become friendly after a nervous or tense earlier meetings.
Thawing nThe state or condition of melting of ice.
Thawless adjThat does not thaw; that never thaws.
Thawy adjCharacterized by thaw; of or inclining to thaw.
The adjA word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning. Nb: When placed before adjectives and participles, it converts them into abstract nouns; as, the sublime and the beautiful. The is used regularly before many proper names, as of rivers, oceans, ships, etc.; as, the Nile, the Atlantic, the Great Eastern, the West Indies, The Hague. The with an epithet or ordinal number often follows a proper name; as, Alexander the Great; Napoleon the Third. The may be employed to individualize a particular kind or species; as, the grasshopper shall be a burden.
The adjUsed before adjectives of comparison.
The advBy that much; by so much; to that extent: the more the merrier used to modify words in the comparative degree.
The phr"All The" - in the full degree to be expected (that makes it all the worse).
The phr"So Much The" - in that degree. (so much the worse for ...)
The phr"The Three Tongues" - those in which the inscription of the Cross was written viz Hebrew, Greek, Latin. In the Middle Ages it was considered that a thorough knowledge of the these was necessary before one could start to understand theology.
Theal nA floor, a board, deal.
Thede nA people, race, nation. 2. the nations: the gentiles (biblical). 3. a district occupied by a people; a country.
Thede-folk nPeople of a country; nation.
Thee prnThe objective case of thou.
Thee nSuccess, prosperity, thriving.
Thee nEvil speed; bad luck.
Thee vbTo grow, thrive, prosper, to cause to prosper.
Theedom nThriving, prosperity. 2. ill-theedom: bad luck, used as a maledictory phrases.
Theeself nOneself.
Theft nThe act or crime of taking something from someone unlawfully. 2.the act or crime of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny. 3. the thing stolen. 4. appropriation, burglary, embezzlement, filch, filching, grab, heist, hijacking, lifting, pilferage, pilfering, pinch, pinching, purloining, rip-off, robbery, robbing, steal, shoplifting, snitching, stealing, swiping, taking, taking away, thievery, thieving.
Theftbote n(law, obsolete) The receiving of a person's goods again from a thief, or a compensation for them, by way of composition, with the intent that the thief shall escape punishment.
Theftdom nThe domain of thieves and thievery.
Theftful adjThieving, stealthfully, slyly.
Theftfully advActing or behaving in theftful manner.
Theftless adjNot liable to be stolen.
Thegn nSame as a thane: a feudal lord or baron. 2. a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land) 3. dignitary under the Anglo-Saxons and Danes in England. Of these there were two orders, the king's thanes, who attended the kings in their courts and held lands immediately of them, and the ordinary thanes, who were lords of manors and who had particular jurisdiction within their limits. After the Conquest, this title was disused, and baron took its place. Note: Among the ancient Scots, thane was a title of honor, which seems gradually to have declined in its significance.
Thegn-born adjOf noble or gentile birth.
Thegndom nA position or rank of a thegn. 2. thegns collectively.
Thegnhood nThe state or condition of being a thegn: one engaged in a king's or queen's service; thanehood.
Thegnly advPertaining to or belonging to a thegn.
Thegnship nThe domain or realm of a thegn or thegns.
Their adjThe Old English set forms of third person plural pronoun was hie, hiera, and him. These were replaced at the end of the old English period by they, their and them, which came from Old Norse, but the colloquial 'em' for them is a lineal descendant descendant of him.
Theirs prnPlural form 'their'
Thellich prnOf this or such, kind, such-life, such.
Thellich adjThing or things: of this; that, or such kind, such.
Them phrThe Old English set forms of third person plural pronoun was hie, hiera, and him. These were replaced at the end of the old English period by they, their and them, which came from Old Norse, but the colloquial 'em' for them is a lineal descendant descendant of him.
Them phr"Them and Us" - being or pertaining to a diverse belief whereby, those outside one's immediate circle as regarded as enemies.
Themselves prnThe reflexive case of they, the third-person plural personal pronoun. The group of people, animals or objects previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition, for emphasis and (reflexively. 2. The reflexive case of they, the third-person singular personal pronoun. The single person previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition (also used for emphasis; reflexively and after a preposition).
Then advAt that time; afterwards , immediately, next in time.
Then conjFor that reason; in that case.
Then n At that time. 2. (temporal location) soon afterward. 3. (sequence) next in order; in addition. 4.(conjunctive) in that case. 5.(sequence) at the same time; on the other hand. 6.(obsolete) at the time that; when. (used to contradict an assertion). 7. (adj) being so at the time. 8. (noun) that time.
Then phr"Every Now and Then" - occasionally.
Then phr"The Again" - On the other hand, an opposite possibility.
Then phr"Then and Now" - before and after.
Then phr"Then and There" - immediately, on the spot.
Then phr"There and Then " - at that very time (and place).
Then-a-days advIn those days, at that past time or epoch.
Thence advFrom that time or place or source; for that reason.
Thenceforth advFrom that time onward; thereafter.
Thenceforward advThenceforth. 2. from that place or time forward.
Thenne advThence.
Thenness nThe state or condition of being then; in the past as opposed to now.
Then-to'foreadvBefore then, before that time, there to fore.
Theodisc nThede.
Theofen vbTo howl, to howl at.
Theow nThew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Theow vbTo be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Theowdom nThe state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
Theowful adjFull of or characterised by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Theowfullness nState or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterised by vigour, energy, robustness.
Theowish adjServile, slavish, bondbound.
Theowlike adjServile, slavish, base.
Theowten vbTo serve, minister, officiate.
There advIn or at that place; there, at that place, in that location, here. 2. in that matter; there, in that respect, on that point. 3. to or toward that place; away from the speaker; thither. 4. a location other than here; that place. 5. in or at that place. 6. In that matter, relation, etc.; at that point, stage, etc., regarded as a distinct place; as, he did not stop there, but continued his speech. 7. To or into that place; thither.
There phr"Go From There" - to proceed or continue after a result, certain amount of time, after an event or situation.
There phr"Have Been There Before" - know all about it.
There phr"Here and There" -in one place and another.
There phr"Neither Here or There" - be irrelevant or unimportant.
There phr"Not All There" - mentally incompetent; not mentally incompetent.
There phr"So there" - that is my final decision (whether you like it or not).
There phr"There Again" - alternatively.
There phr"There Is Always a Room at The Top" - there are always too few who aare really outstanding in a profession, art, technology etc or who are really ruthless or ambitious, and as a result there is ample opportunity for such people to be successful and influential
There phr"There and Back" - to a destination and back.
There phr"There and Then" - immediately, on the spot.
There phr"There Are Somethings and Somethings" - there are good and bad examples of somethings.
There phr"Thereby Hangs a Tale" - much could be said about that. 2. there is further information, often of a revealing or surprising nature.
There phr"There Is A First Time for Everything" - because something has not happened or be done, before there no reason to assume that it never will.
There phr"There's Gold in Thar Hills" - there are opportunities for making a fortune in the places, pursuits, business indicated.
There phr"There Is Much to be Said" - used to assert the defensibility or or advisability of what follows.
There phr"There's Is No Business Like Show Business" - there's nothing to compare with the business of entertainment and the cult of celebrity.
There phr"There Is Nothing New Under the Sun" - A phrase adapted from the Book of Ecclesiastes; the author complains frequently in the book about the monotony of life. The entire passage reads, “The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”
There phr"There's More than One Way to Skin a Cat" - a problem generally has more than one solution.
There phr"There is More to It Than That" - the description, reason etc just given are incomplete or inadequate and do not fully fully account for the situation etc.
There phr"There's More Where that Came From" - a greater number of similar things to be provided in the future.
There phr"There's No Holding Him Back" - somebody cannot be stopped doing something.
There phr"There's No Knowing What" - one cannot know or be sure about what will happen.
There phr"There's No Law Against It' - it is law or legal.
There phr"There's No Looking Back" - one cannot look back
There phr"There's No Mistaking Somebody/Something" - it is easy to recognize somebody or something.
There phr"There's No Need to do Something" - something is not only unnecesary, but also undesirable, silly or wrong.
There phr"There's Not an Easy Way to Say This" - used to introduce bad news.
There phr"There's Nothing Like Doing Something" - there is nothing that is so effective in achieving a specified result than some particular remedy.
There phr"There's Nothing to it" - it is easy, it is simple.
There phr"There's Only One" - used in a chant, most often at sporting events to express support for a team, athlete or coach etc.
There phr"There's That" - something previously mentioned is a point to be acknowledged, taken into account, be thankful for etc.
There phr"There It Is" - that is the position, those are the facts. 2. that's the trouble. 3. nothing can be done about it.
There phr"There Ought/Should a be Law Against It" - it should not be allowed.
There phr"There She Blows" - the traditional hail of the look-out of a whaling ship when sighting the spouting water thrown up by a whale coming to the surface.
There phr"There She Breaks" -
There phr"There, There" - conveys comfort, esp. when a person is crying.
There phr"There Was a Time When" - one, formerly (but no longer).
There phr"There You Are" - this is what you wanted etc. expressing task completion, confirmation of a prediction, triumph, resignation etc. 2. it is inevitable, or I said it would happen, or that is what you need, or requested.
There phr"There You Have Have It" - that is it, that is the situation or state of things. 2. used to introduce a speaker's interpretation of what has just taken place or been described.
There phr"There You Go" - here you are.
Thereabout advAbout or somewhere near a specific time or day. 2. about a state number, stated number, quantity, size, space of time, etc.; very nearly so; approximately so. 3. about, concerning or with reference to that matter or business.
Thereabouts advNear that time or date. 2. near that place. 3. near that number, degree, or quantity; nearly; as, ten men, or thereabouts; concerning that; about that.
Thereabove advUp there, up yonder, in heaven; heaven.
Thereafter nHeaven; paradise.
Thereafter advAfter that (time); afterwards; according to that.
There-afterwards advDuring a time thereafter.
There-against advAgainst, in opposition to. 2. as a set-off; thereto, contrary to; or the other side. 3. in pressure or impact against.
Thereamongst advAmong that, those or them; there-anent.
There-anent advAbout, concerning, or in reference to that matter; relating to.
Thereas advIn that place, in which, where.
Thereat advAt that place; meeting etc; mentioned there; at such time. 2. to express as an attachment or thing. 3. at or in connection with a thing or process on what action is brought to be. 4. by means of that.
Thereatop advOn top of that (patent law).
Thereaway advOf motion: thither or in that direction. 2. of situation: away in that direction or region; in those parts; thereabouts. 3. sometimes about that number. 4. hence; round about.
Therebeyond advBeyond that.
Thereby advBy that means; as a result or in consequence.
Thereby advBy that means or because of that. 2. by that, by that means. 3. in consequence of that.
Thereby phr"Thereby Hangs a Tale" - much could be said about that. 2. there is further information, often of a revealing or surprising nature.
Therefor advIn formal usage, especially legal usage) for that or for it; "ordering goods and enclosing payment therefor"; "a refund therefor" 2. for that object or purpose, or this; for it. 3. for that or in consequence.
Therefore advUsed to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; so cannot be, hence, thence, thus, so. 2. as a consequence; for that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that. 3. according to circumstances, accordingly, after all, all things considered, and so, as it is, as matters stand, because of that, because of this, ceteris paribus, for that, hence, hereat, it follows that, on that account, on that ground, on the whole, that being so, then, thence, thereat, therefor, therefrom, thereupon, this being so, thus, thusly, thuswise, whence, wherefore, where-from
Therefrom advFrom that or it. 2. from this or that time, place, event etc.
Therein advIn or into that thing or place, in this, in that. 2. in that or this place, time or thing, in that particular matter or respect. 3. there-in.
Thereinafter advLater, afterwards or in a subsequent place in the same document etc.
Thereinbefore advEarlier in the same document etc.
There-in-to advInto that or this place. 2. thereinto.
Thereinunder advIn and under that (of a clause to follow later in a document).
Thereness nThe condition or quality of being there. 2. existence in a defined place.
Therenigh advNear that place or thing; nearby.
Thereof advOf or concerning this or that. 2. from that circumstance or source. 3. of this or that. 4. there-of.
Thereon advOn that, this or it (of motion or position). 2. t.here-on
Thereout advOut of that; from that source. 2. there-out.
Thereover advAbove that; in that position. 2. there-over.
Therethrough advThrough that. 2. there-through.
Therethroughout advThroughout that.
Thereto advTo that or it. 2. in addition; to boot. 3.there-to
Theretofore advBefore that time. 2. there-to-fore.
Theretoward advTowards there (towards the destination under discussion). 2. leading there (towards the destination under discussion).
Theretoward adjLeading towards
Thereunder advUnder that; under this or that. 2. in accordance with that. 3. stated below that (in that document). 2. there-under.
Thereunto advTo that or it. 2. there-unto.
Thereupon advImmediately after that. 2. there-upon.
Therewith advWith that; soon or immediately after that. 2. there-with.
Therewithal dvIn addition; besides. 2. there-withal.
Therewithin advWithin that.
Therf nOf bread: not fermented, unleavened.
Therk adjDim, dark, dulling.
Therkness nDarkness, state of dusk, dimming.
Thes advBecause of or on account of that, because. 2. from that time, after that, from the time that, after. 3. in the way that, according as, as to that extent.
These adjThe plural of this. See This.
These phr"These Days" - at the present time, now contrasted with a time in the past before the time referred to.
The Starer nThe owl.
The Thing nSomething suitable for a purpose, 'as the book isn't quite the thing'
Thester nDarkness, (lit & fig.)
Thester vbTo become dark, grow dark, make dark, darken, dim.
Thesterful adjFull of darkness, very dark; thestri.
Thesterly advDarkly, dimly.
Thesterness nDarkness, the tenebrum, tenabrae.
Thew nThew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Thew nMuscular strength, brawn; a muscle, sinew. 2. mental or moral vigor.
Thew vbTo be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Thew vbTo instruct in morals and manners. 2. to instruct, discipline, train, chastise. 3. in compounds ill-thewed; well-thewed.
Thewdom nThe state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
ThewedadjTrained, instructed in morals, manners (of a specific kind). 2. in compounds ill thewed; well thewed. 3. having good qualities or manners. 4. having thews or muscles of a specific kind.
Thewedly advIn a well thewed way, virtuously
Thewful adjFull of or characterized by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Thewfullness nState or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterized by vigour, energy, robustness.
Thewish adjServile, slavish, bond-bound.
Thewless adjDestitute of morals or virtue, vicious, immoral. 2. without morals, inert, spiritless. 3. weak; lacking strength, vigor.
Thewlessness nThe state or condition of lacking morals. the state, condition or quality of being inert, spiritless. 3. the state of being weak; lacking strength, vigor.
Thewlike adjServile, slavish, base.
Thewness nVirtue, vigour, robustness.
Thewten vbTo serve, minister, officiate.
Thewy adjHaving well-developed thews: sinewy, muscular, brawny.
They prnThe Old English set forms of third person plural pronoun was hie, hiera, and him. These were replaced at the end of the old English period by they, their and them, which came from Old Norse, but the colloquial 'em' for them is a lineal descendant descendant of him.
They phr"They Don't Make Them Like That Anymore" -
They phr"They that Live by the Sword, Die? by the Sword" -
They'd prnThey would, had.
They'll prnThey will; they shall
They're prnThey are.
Thick adjNot thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions. 2. having component parts closely crowded together; compact; dense; crowded. 3. relatively dense in consistency. 4. spoken as if with a thick tongue; or brogue. 5. having a short and so-lid form or stature; compact, heavyset, stocky, thickset. 6.hard to pass through be-cause of dense growth; dense. 7. of darkness: very intense, deep. 8.informally: associated on close terms. 9. informally: stupid block-headed, boneheaded, duncical, dunceish, fatheaded, loggerheaded, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed. 10.abounding; having a lot of.
Thick phr"Be Bit Thick" - slight stupid, or unfair, unreasonable or/and intolerable.. 2. slow oun the uptake; lacking mental alertness.
Thick phr"Blood is Thicker than Water" - kin comes before (mere) kin and friends.
Thick phr"Come in Thick and Fast" - many and often, quickly.
Thick phr"Give Somebody a Thick Ear" - hit somebody on the head or ear.
Thick phr"Have a Thick Skin" - be insensitive to the remarks of others.
Thick phr"In the Thick Of Things" - at the busiest part of, and most actively involved or concerned with matters of importance or be in the midst of difficulties.
Thick phr"Its a Bit Thick" - more than one can expect to tolerate.
Thick phr"Lay It On Thick" - to flatter unduly.
Thick phr"Thick as Thieves" - very close, friendly. 2. those two are very thick.
Thick phr"Thick on the Ground" - common, manifold, many.
Thick phr"Through Thick and Thin."- as through thick and thin. 2. steadfast under all conditions, and in spite of adversity, all opposition and difficulties.
Thick ear nThe external ear swollen as a result of a blow (esp give a person a thick ear).
Thicken vbTo make or become thick or thicker. 2. become more complicated.
Thickening nThe process of becoming thick or thicker. 2. a substance used to make liquid thicker. 3. a thicken part.
Thicket nA dense growth or tangle of bushes; brush, brushwood, shrubbery, copse. 2. a wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set.
Thickfold adjThickly together in great numbers, amassed, teeming, in crowds.
Thickhead nAn ignorant person; an idiot; a blockhead.
Thickheaded adjIgnorant, dull mentally, lacking mental alertness
Thickheadness nThe state or quality of becoming thick-headed.
Thickish adjSomewhat thick.
Thick-knee nThe stone curlew.
Thickly advIn a thick manner or way.
Thickness nThe dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width 2: indistinct articulation. 3: used of a line or mark; heaviness. 4. resistance to flow. 5. the quality or state of being thick (in any of the senses of the adjective).
Thickness phrThicknessing Up" - gluing a strip under the edge of thin material to make it appear thicker and thicker. 2. an under-framework of inferior wood to give an appearance of greater thickness to the tops of furniture.
Thick-skinned adjNot sensitive to reproach or criticism; not easily offended.
Thick-sighted adjNot seeing clearly; of hazy, obscure or dim vision, opaque.
Thick-swarming adjOf persons, animals, insects moving in great multitude.
Thickwit nOne who is stupid, idiotic, lacking mental alertness.
Thick-witted adjStupid, dull, obtuse, dense, lacking mental alertness.
Thief n]One who steals; one who commits theft or larceny; robber; pilferer. Usage:a thief takes our property by stealth; a robber attacks us openly, and strips us by force
Thief-bird nThe Frigate bird because of the bird unlovely habits of stealing each other's food, nesting material and even eggs.
Thief-bote nCompensation or recompense paid by a thief.
Thiefdom nThe practice of theft, thievery, robbery. 2. realm or domain of thieves.
Thief-key nA skeleton key.
Thief-land nA name for Botany Bay, Australia. 2. the whole of the Australian Continent. 3. Thieveland.
Thief-like adjStealthly, underhand, of a manner thievish; by stealth, furtively.
Thief-wycke nA district or wick full of thieves. 2. Botany bay, Sydney in 1788.
Thieve vbTake by theft; snitched, hook, cop, knock off, glom. 2. to practice theft; to steal. 3. defraud, embezzle, extort, filch, hook, lift, make off with, nip, pilfer, pinch, poach, purloin, run away with, rustle, shoplift, snare, snatch, snitch, steal, swindle, swipe, take, walk off with
Thieve phr"Thieves' Kitchen" - a place where thieves met to exchange information.
Thieve phr"Thieves in the Night" - according to the epistle to the Thessalonians in the New Testament, the “day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.” Note : By extension, “like a thief in the night” means to appear or arrive swiftly and stealthily: “This disease is like a thief in the night, stealing the thoughts and dreams of the elderly.”
Thieved adjStolen, pilfered, taken stealthily.
Thieve-friend nConsort or friend of thieves.
Thieving nThe act or action of stealing. 2. the practice of theft and stealing.
Thievish adj Addicted, infected or frequented by thieves. 2. inclined to dishonesty. 3. pertaining or characteristic of thieves, furtive, stealthy.
Thievishly advIn a thievish manner.
Thievishness nThe quality or characteristic of thieving.
Thig vbTo take, receive, accept; esp. to take food; to consume by eating or drinking. 2. to receive by begging, cadging, as to to beg by alms: food, money etc. 3. to solicit gifts on special occasions esp. on setting up house; thigging. 4. to take, borrow. 5. to crave, request, ask ( a boon, favour, leave with a person).
Thigging nBegging, mendicancy, cadging.
Thigger nA beggar, mendicant, cadger. 2. one who through beggary, cadging, exacts contributions from others. 3. a licensed beggar.
Thigh nThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee. 2. the upper joint of the leg of a fowl; second joint. 3. the proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. 3. the coxa, or femur, of an insect.
Thighed adjIn combination, as thunder-thighs.
Thigh bonenThe femur, the bone of the leg between the knee-joint and hip-joint.
Thigh-high adjAs high or reaching unto the thigh.
Thightness nOE. pith. 2. closeness, nearness.
Thighward advTowards or approaching the thigh.
Thild nPatience, endurance, forbearance; see: "thole."
Thimble nA small metal cap or cover worn to protect the finger while sewing; can be used as a small container. 2. any thimble-shaped appendage or fixture; specifically: a tubular piece, generally a strut, through which a bolt or pin passes; fixed or movable ring, tube, or lining placed in a hole; a tubular cone for expanding a flue; -- called ferrule in England. 3. (naut.) a ring of thin metal formed with a grooved circumference so as to fit within an eye-spice, or the like, and protect it from chafing. 4.(bushing): the operation of fitting bushes, or linings, into holes or places where wear is to be received, or friction diminished, as pivot holes, etc; a bush or lining; -- sometimes called a thimble.
Thimbleberry nA fruit such as the loganberry, blackcap raspberry shaped like a thimble.
Thimbled adjWearing a thimble while sewing.
Thimbleful adjA small quantity or amount: what a thimble contains.
Thimbleweed nAny of various plants with thimble-shaped receptacles, as the rudbeckia and the American wood anemone.
Thin adjHaving little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin covering. 2. rare; not dense or thick; applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood. 3. not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin. 4.not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness. 5. not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt. 6. wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full. 7. slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise. Nb: thin is used in the formation of compounds such as thin-faced, thin-lipped, thin-shelled.
Thin advNot thickly or closely; in a scattered state; as, seed sown thin.
Thin vbTo grow or become thin; used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.
Thin phr"Have a Thin Time" - have a wretched or uncomfortable time
Thin phr"It's a Lot too Thin" - said of an excuse that sounds plausible, but is quite unacceptable.
Thin phr"On Thin Ice" - in a risky position or situation.
Thin phr"Spread Oneself Thin" - attempt to more than is feasible in the available time.
Thin phr"Thin As a Rake" - very thin.
Thin phr"Thin down" - make a liquid less dense.
Thin phr"Thin Edge of the Wedge" - an action or procedure of little importance or insignificance in itself, but likely to lead to more serious or worsening situation.
Thin phr"Thin on the Ground" - uncommon, few, not many.
Thin phr"Thin On the Top" - balding.
Thin phr"Thin Out" - become, make fewer or more widely scattered, over an area. 3. to make sparser, as thinner vegetables in a garden.
Thin phr"Thin (Lean) Time" - a time of difficulty, usually because of lack of money.
Thin phr"Thin Red Line" - a heroic resistance of few against many (originally describing the arrangement of higland infantry, then red-coated, at the battle of Baclaclava in 1854 during the Crimean War.
Thin phr"Tread the Thin Line" - cautiously to take action in circumstances where to much or too little will cause difficulties.
Thine prnA form of the possessive case of the pronoun thou, now superseded in common discourse by your, the possessive of you, but maintaining a place in solemn discourse, in poetry, sometimes in the language of the Society of Friends. 2. Nb In the old style, thine was commonly shortened to thi (thy) when used attributively before words beginning with a consonant; now, thy is used also before vowels. Thine is often used absolutely, the thing possessed being understood.
Thine phr"Of Thine" - belonging or relating to thee; thy; the double pssessive.
Thinfilm nA layer of material ranging from fractions of a nanometer (monolayer) to several micrometers in thickness. The controlled synthesis of materials as thin films (a process referred to as deposition) is a fundamental step in many applications.
Thing nAny special situation. 2. an action; as in "things of the heart" 3. an artifact; "how does this thing work?" 4. an event; as a funny thing happened. 5. a vaguely specified concern; matter, affair. 6. a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other words". 7. an entity that is not named specifically. 8. any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence. 9. a special objective.

10. a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "she has a thing about him" 12. a separate and self-contained entity. 13. whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought. 14. an inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material. 15. a transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed. 16. a portion or part; something. 17. diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; -- often used in pity or contempt. 18. pl. Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; Nb: formerly, the singular was sometimes used in a plural or collective sense. 19. whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; -- distinguished from person.

Thing nA meeting, assembly, esp. a judicial assembly; court or council. 2. a matter brought before a court of law or in legal process.
Thing vbTo plead a cause, intercede, supplicate, make intercession with.
Thing phr"All Things to All Men" - adaptable suitable to everybody.
Thing phr"And Another Thing" - moreover.
Thing phr"A Near Thing/Miss" - a good result that was nearly a bad one.
Thing phr"A Silly Thing to do" - daft, stupid, silly.
Thing phr"A Wise Thing to Do" - a good, sensible deed or course of action.
Thing phr"By the Look of Things" - an expression used to indicate that you are giving an opinion based on the appearance of someone or something.
Thing phr"Do One's Own Thing" - pursue one's own interests or inclination.
Thing phr"Do the Handsome Thing" - to act with manners and give generously.
Thing phr"Do Things to" - effect remarkably. 2. cause a fuss about.
Thing phr"First Thing First" - put things in the right or correct priority.
Thing phr"For One Thing" - in the first place. 2. as just one example or reason.
Thing phr"From the Look of Things" - from the way something looks, or by the way or situation relating to something that has happened.
Thing phr"Have Too Much of a Good Thing" - enough is as good as as a feast.
Thing phr"Have a Thing With" -- have an affair with. 2. have as special affection for or interest in or sometimes an obsession about.
Thing phr"I Have Never Heard of Such a Thing" - hoe extraordinary or unusual.
Thing phr"It's a Good Thing" - it is fortunate, lucky.
Thing phr"Know a Thing or Two" - to be shrewd, sharp, shrewd; not easy taken down; knowing, experienced.
Thing phr"Make a Good Thing Of" - come by some personal gain, by making something worthwhile, successful or profitable.
Thing phr"Make a Thing of (something)" - regard as essential. 2. over emphasize something.
Thing phrNo Such Thing" - on the contrary; non-existent or something different.
Thing phr"Not Know the First Thing of" - know nothing about.
Thing phr"Of All Things" - from all possibilities.
Thing phr"Old Thing" - form of address to a colleague, friend.
Thing phr"One of Those Things" - something unavoidable that just happened and has to be accepted.
Thing phr"One's Things" - one's minor belongings, especially clothes, or personal luggage.
Thing phr"On To a Good Thing" - involved in something beneficial, profitable.
Thing phr"Swing of Things" - idiomatic, usually preceded by the) The normal flow and rhythm of daily life or of activities in a specific field.
Thing phr"Taking One Thing with Another" - consider everything.
Thing phr"The Done Thing" - what is correct according to etiquette.
Thing phr"The Thing Is" - the problem, question is.
Thing phr"The Thing of It" - the important point to consider.
Thing phr"The Thingness of Things" - " all things would be absurd if their meaning would be exhausted by their function and their place in the phenomenal world, if by their essence they did not reach into a world beyond this."
Thing phr"To See Things" - to have hallucinations.
Things phr""We Don't See Things As They Are, We See Them As We Are" - each person who sees a thing will see it filtered through their own perceptions. So none of us really see it objectively.
Thing phr"You Must be Hearing Things" - you may hear or be told something that is not true.
Thing-day nA day on which the "thing" court was held.
Thinghood nThe quality, condition or character of being a thing.
Thinginess nThe quantity of being thingy. 2. reality, actuality, objectivity. 3. devotion to things, practical, or matter-of-fact character.
Thing-in-itself nKantian term for a noumenal or real something so far beyond human ken that it can never be known.
Thingish adjLike a physical, tangible thing; objective.
Thinglike adjResembling a thing; having the properties associated with a physical object; object-like.
Thingliness nThe quality of being thingly.
Thingly adv(Philosophy, art, linguistics) pertaining to the substance of a work, separate or reality.
Thingmen nThe Thingmen, (thingman) literally "assembly retinue" was a standing army in the service of the Kings of England during the period 1013-51, financed by direct taxation which had its origins in the tribute known as Danegeld. It consisted mostly of men of Scandinavian descent and it had an initial strength of 3,000 housecarls and a fleet of 40 ships, which was subsequently reduced. Its last remnant was disbanded by Edward the Confessor in 1051
Thingness nThe quality or state of objective existence or reality.
Things nPlural of thing; one's clothes,, furniture, luggage, or possessions collectively; stuff.
Thing-stead nThe place where the "thing" was held.
Thingy nA little thing. 2. material; real.
Thingy adjHaving the nature or character of a thing; real, actual, objective, substantial. 2. consisting of separate, independent, or unconnected things. 3. devoting oneself to or concerned with actual things, practical, matter of fact.
Think vbTo employ any of the intellectual powers except that of simple perception through the senses; to exercise the higher intellectual faculties. 2. to call anything to mind; to remember. 3. to reflect upon any subject; to muse; to meditate; to ponder; to consider; to deliberate. 4. to form an opinion by reasoning; to judge; to conclude; to believe; as, I think it will rain to-morrow 5. to purpose; to intend; to design; to mean. 6. to presume; to venture. 7. to expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder; contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe, expect, guess. Nb: to think, in a philosophical use as yet somewhat limited, designates the higher intellectual acts, the acts preeminently rational; to judge; to compare; to reason. 8. specifically: to call anything to mind; to remember; 9. to think much of, or to think well of, to hold in esteem; to esteem highly. 10. to expect; guess; cogitate; reflect; ponder; contemplate; meditate; muse; imagine; suppose; believe, expect, guess.
Think phr"Good Thinking" - a good idea.
Think phr"Great Minds Think Alike" - similar ideas, views are shared by clever people (said in a jocular way)
Think phr"Have Another Think Coming" - be mistaken.
Think phr"I Don't Think" - a slang phrase added to an ironical or statement of hyperbole to contradict.
Think phr"I Should Think Not" - I agree that is incorrect.
Think phr"I Should Think so" - I agree that is correct.
Think phr"I Wouldn't Think of Doing" - under no circumstances would I do something.
Think phr"Lie Back And Think Of England" - to distract oneself so as to be able to tolerate bad or unwanted sex
Think phr"Not Think Much of" - have a low opinion of.
Think phr"Not Think of" - not particular idea, not allow as a possibility.
Think phr"That's What You Think" - that is your opinion.
Think phr"Think Again" - revise one's plans or opinions.
Think phr"Think Ahead" - cast one's mind forward, to anticipate an event.
Think phr"Think Aloud" - utter one's thoughts as soon as they occur.
Think phr"Think Back (to)" - recall and reconsider a past event or time.
Think phr"Think Better Of" - change one's mind about (an intention) after reconsideration. 2. reconsider a possible action, and decide not to take it.
Think phr"Think Fast" - catch! - when throwing an object unexpectedly to someone.
Think phr"Think for Oneself" - have an independent or attitude.
Think phr"Think Highly of" - to think well of, to hold in esteem; to esteem highly.
Think phr"Think Little of" - have a poor opinion of.
Think phr"Think Little of it" - consider to be insignificant or unremarkable.
Think phr"Think Much Of" (Don't) - have a high/low opinion of.
Think phr"Think No End of" - regard very highly.
Think phr"Think Nothing Of" - to think casually as of no importance. 2. not regard as importance or significant. 3. not considered to be a special achievement.
Think phr"Think Nothing Of it" - a politely reassuring remark to somebody who feels hehas behaved rudely.
Think phr"Think Of" - to bring to mind, remember,recollect. 2. to conceive in the mind, suggest, propose, imagine, invent, devise. 3. to have a certain or specific opinion or attitude towards; or regard in particular way. 4. anticipate, consider, weigh. 5. contemplate, consider, the possibility of (without necessary reaching a decision or taking action). 6. to be considerate, have regard for others.
Think phr"Think of the Children" - a sincere plea to consider first and foremost the welfare of children.
Think phr"Think On" - think or or about.
Think phr"Think On One's Feet" - be mentally agile, think fast
Think phr"Think Out" - consider carefully, ponder, reason logically on something may affect one's future. 2. produce an idea by thinking.
Think phr"Think Over" - reflect upon in order to reach a decision. 2. plan something carefully, stage by stage. 3. plan something carefully, stage by stage.
Think phr"Think Right" - to regard as worth doing.
Think phr"Think (That)!" - how surprising, exciting, absurd, distressing or frightening it is (to think that). 2. used also to express that one is strongly moved by something.
Think phr"Think the World of" - be very fond of; have a high opinion.
Think phr"Think Through" - reflect upon (a problem).
Think phr"Think Too Much" - think over a problem in a complex way where a simple solution is available.
Think phr"Think Twice Before (doing something)" - use careful and particular care and consideration, avoid hasty action.
Think phr"Think Up" - devise, invent, produce by thought. 2. to concoct as an excuse.
Think phr"Who Does He Think He/She Is?" - he has an inflated opinion of himself/ herself.
Think phr"Wishful Thinking" -hoping for what is very probably unattainable.
Thinker nA person who thinks, esp. in a specified way (an original thinker). 2. a person with a skilled or powerful mind, a philosopher, sage.
Thinking nComprehending all our collective energies. 2. the act of knowing or judging by means of concepts, 3. the reaction of the mind on the material supplied by external influences. 4. the act of exercising the mental faculties of.
Thinking phr"Good Thinking" - a good idea.
Thinkingly advA thought or thinking.
Thinly adjIn a thin., loose or scattered manner ; scantily; not thickly.
Thinner nA substance, such as turpentine, added to paint, varnish etc to make it thinner.
Thinness nRelatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width; tenuity, slenderness. 2. the property of having little body fat, leanness, thinness, sparseness. 3.the property of being very narrow or thin; fineness. 4. the property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness, sparseness, spareness, sparsity. 5. a consistency of low viscosity. 6. the quality or state of being thin (in any of the senses of the word). 7. airy nothing, attenuation, bodilessness, fewness, filminess, fineness, lack of depth, leanness, lifelessness,lightness,limpidity, lucidity, meanness, mildness, miserliness,mistiness, narrowness, parsimony, paucity, puniness, scrawniness, scrimpiness, shallow-wittedness, shallowness, sheerness, show-through, slightness, slim pickings, slimness, smallness, sparseness, tenuity, tenuousness, uncloudedness, unprofoundness, unprofundity, wishy-washiness, wispiness
Thinnings nPlants, trees, etc which have been removed to improve the growth of those remaining.
Thinnish adjSomewhat thin.
Thin-skinned adjOverly sensitive to criticism; easily offended.
Third adjIn the third place; thirdly. 2. the last of three; being one of three equal parts. 3. one of three equal parts.
Third nOne of three equal parts of a divisible whole; one-third, third, tierce. 2. following the second position in an ordering or series. 3. the musical interval between one note and another three notes away from it. 4. the quotient of a unit divided by three; one of three equal parts into which anything is divided. 5. the sixtieth part of a second of time. 6. the third tone of the scale; the mediant. 7. the third part of the estate of a deceased husband, which, by some local laws, the widow is entitle to enjoy during her life.
Third adjComing next after the second and just before the fourth in position: tertiary. 2. next after the second; coming after two others. 3. constituting or being one of three equal parts into which anything is divided; as, the third part of a day.
Third-best nA thing of third quality.
Third-best adjOf third quality.
Thirdborn adjBorn as the third child to parents or family.
Third-borough nAlso: thridborrow; thirdborough. 2. a head man of a frithborn or frank pledge: hence a conservation of peace. 3. a peace officer of a tithing; a petty constable of a township or manor.
Thirdel nA third part of anything. 2. a third deal; thirdendeal. 3. third of a ton.
Third-eye nThe pineal eye, hence the power of intuitive sight, occasionally gained by human. 2. "the eye of insight" in the forehead of an image of a deity, esp. the god Siva. 3. the faculty of intuitive insight of prescience.
Third-finger nThe ring finger when playing a bowed string instrument. 2. the middle finger when playing a keyboard instruments.
Third hand nAn intermediary- the second removed from the original source.
Thirding nThe thing part of anything.
Thirdly advIn the third place; as a third point.
Thirdness nThe quality or state of belonging to a third category or of being a third element.
Thirdpenny nA third part of the profits of fines and penalties imposed by the country court, which was among the perquisites enjoyed by the earl.
Third reading nThe third presentation of a bill in the legislative assembly, in the UK to debate committee reports.
Thirdsman nA mediator, arbiter, intermediary.
Thirdsome adjBeing one of three, accompanied by two other.
Third-string nOf a decidely lower quality or condition.
Third-tongue nA backbite; a slander.
Third-way nUsed in a variety of context to designate a third possible ideology or solution to a problem.
Third-wheel nA person or thing that serves no useful purpose. 2. an unwanted third party accompanying two persons on a date.
Third World nThe underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively.
Third World War nA war involving the major nations of the world for a third time.
Thirl nThrill, trill. 2. a hole, bore, perforation, aperture. 3. an aperture or opening in a wall, a door, window in a house. 4. nostril. 5. sheep hole in a wall. 6. a small cavity or recess; a closet.
Thirl nVariant of thrall. 2. astriction (usu. on a particular mill) 3. the duty and liability of tenants. 4. thirlage, socken.
Thirl vbTo piece, run through with a sharp point or instrument. 2. to pierce, bore through sometimes with a weapon. 4. to make a hole by piercing or boring. 5. to fix with a nail or a like. 6. to penetrate; traverse. 7. to excavate, dig.
Thirl vbTo reduce to or hold in bondage or servitude, enslave. 2. to subject or bind to a condition. 3. to bind or astrict land to a servitude, esp. a mill (thirling-mill) and the grinding of corn. 4. to bind or oblige a person to give his work, services or custom to one particular party. 5. to mortgage.
Thirl-band nA bond of servitude.
Thirld adjPierced, perforated, penetrated. 2.bonded in servitude.
Thirldom nThralldom, servitude.
Thirlfolk nBonds people; those in some form of servitude.
Thirling nBringing into subject or bondage.
Thirling-mill nA mill to which certain lands are astricted in a thirlage.
Thirst adjNeeding moisture. 2. usually followed by `for' extremely desirous; athirst for knowledge; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for information"; athirst, hungry thirsty. 4. able to take in large quantities of moisture. 5. feeling thirst; having a painful or distressing sensation from want of drink; hence, having an eager desire. 6. deficient in moisture; dry; parched, ardent, arid, athirst, avaricious, avid, bone-dry, consumed with desire, coveting, craving, droughty, dry, dry as dust, dusty, eager, greedy, high and dry, parched, ravenous, sandy, soaking, sorbent, thirsting, not damp, unwatered, waterless
Thirst phr"Thirst for" - desire ardently, long (for).
Thirst phr"Thirst for Blood" - to be eager for revenge.
Thirstily advIn a thirsty manner.
Thirstiness nThe property of being thirsty.
Thirstland nAn extreme arid region, like a desert.
Thirstless adjLacking or void thirst; devoid of thirst.
Thirstlewe adjThirsty
Thirsty adjHaving a desire to drink. 2. dry, arid, having a longing, yearning, craving for liquid.
Thirsty work nHard physical labor of a type that causes the worker to sweat and become thirsty.
Thirteen nBeing one or more than twelve. 2. the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one, three and ten; a bakers dozen, a long dozen.
Thirteen hundred nThe start of the fourteen hour of the day on the twenty four hour clock. 2. the number: thirteen hundred. 3. the year thirteen hundred.
Thirteenish adjOf or about thirteen years of age.
Thirteenth adjThe ordinal form of the number thirteen.
Thirty adjBeing ten more than twenty: thirty, 30, xxx. 2. being three times ten; consisting of one more than twenty-nine; twenty and ten; as, the month of June consists of thirty days. 3. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three. 4. a symbol expressing thirty, as 30, or XXX.
Thirty-fold adjThirty-times as many.
Thirtyish adjSomewhat around or about the number thirty.
Thirty-something nUnspecified age between thirty and forty.
This prnSee The, That, and cf. These, Those. As a demonstrative pronoun, this denotes something that is present or near in place or time, or something just mentioned, or that is just about to be mentioned.
This adj As an adjective, this has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun; as, this book; this way to town. Note: this may be used as opposed or correlative to that, and sometimes as opposed to other or to a second this. See "That" Note: This, like a, every, that, etc., may refer to a number, as of years, persons, etc., taken collectively or as a whole.
This prnThe plural of this. See These.
This phr"This and/or That" - various unspecified examples of this (especially trivial). 2. a number of; any one of, some things activities, subjects etc.
This phr"This Here" - (slang) this particular person or thing.
This phr"This Is How It Is" - that is the situation.
This phr"This Is It" - something already mentioned, is th e precise nature of the situation, difficulty, problem etc.
This phr"This Is the Life" - an expression of bliss. 2. of happiness with one current situation.
This phr"This Is Where We Came In" - we are back where we started. 2. we have seen, done this before.
This phr"This Much" - the amount or extent to be stated.
This phr"This Side of the Grave/Heaven" - in this world; during this lifetime.
This phr"This, That and The Other" - various trivial things. 2. a number of several things, activities etc.
This phr"This Time Last/Next Year etc" - last/ next year at this time/date.
This phr"This Way and That" - in all, or various directions. 2. by all, or various, means or methods.
This phr"This World" - mortal life.
This phr"This Year, Next Year, Sometime Never" - an answer to 'when/'
This-a-way advIn this manner or respect.
This-how advIn this way, manner; thissen.
This-like adjSuch, as this, like this.
Thiskin advOf this kind.
Thisness nThe quality of being this (what you or a thing this). 2. as distinct from anything or anybody else.
Thistle nAny of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
Thistledown nThe feather-like bunch or clustering of seeds produced by the thistle.
Thistlelike adjResembling or like a thistle in one aspect or other.
Thistly adjOvergrown with thistles.
Thistle-warp nThe goldfinch.
Thistly advOf the nature of a thistle
This-wayward advTowards this way; in this direction.
This-world nThe present world, present state or stage of existence, as distinguished from another esp. a future one. 2. pertaining to the world, modernity; mundaneness.
This-worldliness nPertaing to things of the present.
This-wordly advConcerned or being of this world or present state of existence.
Thither advTo or toward that place; away from the speaker there. 2. to that place; --opposed to hither. 3. to that point, end, or result; as, the argument tended thither. Usage: Thither, There. Thither properly denotes motion toward a place; there denotes rest in a place; as, I am going thither, and shall meet you there. But thither has now become obsolete, except in poetry, or a style purposely conformed to the past, and there is now used in both senses; as, I shall go there to-morrow; we shall go there together.
Thither phr"Hither and thither" - to this place and to that; one way and another.
Thither adjBeing on the farther side from the person speaking; farther; -- a correlative of hither; as, on the thither side of the water. 2. applied to time: On the thither side of, older than; of more years than.
Thither-to advUp to that time; until then.
Thithermost advOf or part more distant point from one's point of reference.
Thitherward advTowards that place; in that direction. 2. thither-ward.
Thode nA violent wind, a windwhirl
Thode vbTo strike.
Thoft nA rower's bench.
Thoil nTo be able to justify the expense of a purchase.
Thole nA pin or peg in the side of a boat against which in rowing the oar presses as the fulcrum of action. 2. a peg or pin generally. 3. handle or nib of a scythe, snathe. 4. a pin which fastens the shafts (thills) of a carriage or axle of a cart.
Thole nForbearance, endurance, suffering, tolerance, patience.
Thole vbTo be subjected or exposed to something evil. 2. to be afflicted with. 3. to have to bear, suffer, endure, undergo. 4.to endure without resistance or complaint. 5. to submit with patience, to bear with, put up with, tolerate. 6. to bear, withstand, put up with. 7. to bear, stand, admit of, be capable of, to have room for, to admit of impairments. 8. to allow, suffer, present. 9. to be patient, have patience, wait patiently.
Thole-bond adjBearing patiently. forbearing, submitting.
Thole-bondness nPatience,submission, suffering, endurance, forbearance.
Thole-mood adjSubmissive, meek, patient.
Thole-moodly advPatiently, submissively,meekly.
Thole-moodness nState or condition of patience, submissiveness, meekness
Thong nA narrow strip of hide or leather used as a lash of a whip , as a halter or rein. 2. a skimpy bathing garment like a G-string
Thong vbProvide with a thong. 2. strike with a thong.
Thonged adjHaving a thong or straps.
Thongless adjWithout a thong or strap.
Thong-like adjResembling a thong or strap; straplike.
Thongy adjSticky and stringy; ropy.
Thor nThe Norse god of thunder, after whom Thursday, is manned.
Thorn nSomething that causes irritation and annoyance; irritant. 2. a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf; prickle, pricker, sticker, 3. a Germanic character of runic origin; the name of the Anglo-Saxon letter, capital form. It was used to represent both of the sounds of English th, as in thin, then. So called because it was the initial letter of thorn, a spine. 4. hard and sharp-pointed projection from a woody stem; usually, a branch so transformed; a spine. 2. any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Crataegus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn. 5. fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care.
Thorn vbTo prick, as with a thorn. [poetic]
Thorn phr"On Thorns" - continuously uneasy, especially in fear of being detected.
Thorn phr"Rose Between Two Thorns" - something beautiful in the midst of ugliness.
Thorn phr"Thorn in Someone's Side" - a persistent annoyance.
Thorn phr"Thorn in One's Flesh" - a constant annoyance through persistent presence and righteous views. 2. somebody/something which irks or annoys another person or group or impairs their well-being, complacency or authority.
Thorn apple nA poison plant of the nightshade family, Datura stramonium. 2. a haw.
Thorn-back nAn old maid, spinster.
Thorn devil nMoloch: spiny Australian lizard, "Moloch horridus"- the horns on the head and numerous spines on the body gives it a most formidable appearance.
Thornbird nAny of various small South American birds of the genus Phacellodomus.
Thorned adjHaving thorns or prickles; knotty.
Thornen adjThorny, prickly, having thorns.
Thorn-hedge nA hawthorn hedge.
Thornily advIn a thorny matter.
Thorniness nQuality or condition of having thorns or being prickly. 2. fig, acerbity of manner and/or speech, roughness, ruggedness.
Thornish adjThorny, pricklish.
Thornless adjHaving or bearing no thorns. 2. free from thorns;without thorns.
Thorn-like adjResembling or like a thorn in one aspect or more.
Thorn-tree nThe hawthorn. 2. the honey locust.
ThornynPrickly, pointy, spiky.
Thorough adjVery detailed, painstakingly careful and accurate. 2. performed comprehensively and completely; exhaustive thorough, thoroughgoing. 2. passing through; as, thorough lights in a house. (Obs). 3. passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as, thor-ough work; a thorough. 4. all-out, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, downright, dyed-in-the-wool, fast, full, heedful, infixed, leaving-out-nothing, mindful, out-and-out, outright, rooted, sedulous, set, settled, sheer, stark, straight, sweeping, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, utter, wholesale.
Thorough advThoroughly. [Obs. or Colloq.] - 2. through. [Obs.] --Shak.
Thorough nA furrow between two ridges, to drain off the surface water. (Prov. Eng)
Thorough-blood nA pure blood.
Thorough-bred adjHaving a list of ancestors as proof of being a pure blood animal, pedigreed, pureblood. 2. a well-bred person. 3. a racehorse being a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallion with English mare; having the characteristics of such breeding: meddlesome, courageous; of elegant form or the like. 4. a pedigreed animal from unmixed lineage, esp. used of horses.
Thorough-draining nThe process or an instance of draining land by means of enclosed channels beneath the soil; through-draaining.
Thoroughfare nA public road from one place to another. 2. passage through; a passage from one street or opening to another; an unobstructed way open to the public; a public road; hence, a frequented street. 3. a passing or going through; passage.
Thorough-going adjVery thorough, out-and-out.
Thorough-hearted adjWhole-hearted; entirely devoted.
Thoroughly advCompletely, fully; entirely, absolutely.
Thoroughness nThe quality of being thorough or doing things thoroughly; completeness.
Thoroughpin nDropsical swelling sheath of the tendon of a flexor muscle connected with the hock of a horse, it appears on the both side of the leg, as if the latter has been pierced with a pin .
Thorough-stitch nthoroughly, through to the end.
Thoroughway nA major road or motorway service road, stock route.
Thorough-wort nEupatorium perfoliatum.
Thorp nHamlet, village, neighbourhood, estate, farm.
Thor's beard nThe plant house leek, as used in heathen practices.
Thor's hanmer nT-shaped war-hammer of the Norse thunder god Thor, or a representation thereof, now used as a symbol by various pagan religious groups. 2. (weaponry, slang, science fiction) - an orbital drop hypervelocity kinetic energy weapon. 3. a theoretical military weapon, originating from a U.S. government study,
Those prnPlural of that; see that.
Those phr"Those Were the Days" - that was a good pleasant, interesting, stimulating etc time to be alive.
Those phr"Those Who Can't Do, Those Who Cannot, Teach" - the the most talented in a skill or art will practize it; so the task of instructing is left to the less talented.
Thou prnThe second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style. Nb:In Old English, generally, thou is the language of a lord to a servant, of an equal to an equal, and expresses also companionship, love, permission, defiance, scorn, threatening: whilst ye is the language of a servant to a lord, and of compliment, and further expresses honor, submission, or entreaty.
Though advHowever; though". 2. however; nevertheless; notwithstanding; - used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence. Nb: It is compounded with all in although. 3. as though, as if, admitting that, after all, again, albeit, all the same. 5. allowing that, although, at all events, at any rate. 6. but, even, even so, for all that, granted. 7. howbeit, however, in any case, in any event. 8.just the same, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, rather, still, supposing, when, while, yet.
Thought phr"Even Though I Say So Myself" - it is true, though I may seem boastful or may be accused of prejudice.
Thought nThe content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; idea, thought. 2. the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation. 3. the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual. 4. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought. 5. the act of think-ing; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation. 6. meditation; serious consideration. 7. that which is thought; an idea; a mental con-ception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, orientention, concern, anxious care. 8. a small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better; idea; conception; imagination; fancy; conceit; notion; supposition; reflection; consideration; meditation; contemplation; cogitation; deliberation.
Thought phr"Food for Thought" - something worthy of consideration.
Thought phr"Give Thought to" - consider; think about.
Thought phr"In Thought" - thinking, meditating.
Thought phr"In Thought Word and Deed" - in any way;in any manifesttion of human intention whatever.
Thought phr"Penny for Your Thoughts" - what are you thinking?
Thought phr"Take Thought" - consider matters.
Thought phr"Thought Out' - planned.
Thoughted adjHaving thoughts.
Thoughten vbHaving a specific belief, thought or thinking.
Thoughtful adjHaving intellectual depth. 2. exhibiting or characterized by careful thought. 3. acting with or showing thought and good sense. 4. taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; heedful. 5. considerate of the feelings or well-being of others. 6. full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thought-ful mind. 7. attentive; careful; exercising the judgment. 8. anxious; solicitous; concerned. 8. considerate; deliberate; contemplative; attentive; careful; wary; circum-spect; reflective; discreet.
Thoughtfully advOf manner: full of thought and consideration for others; showing kindness to others. 2. careful and thoughtful in deliberation when examining situations and matters.
Thoughtfulness nThe state or quality of being thoughtful, careful, heedful and considerate.
Thoughtiness nMelancholy, pensiveness.
Thoughtless adjManifesting lack of thought or care; heedless. 2.giddy, stupid, silly. 3. impudent, improvident.
Thoughtlessly advIn a manner or way of lacking thought or consideration.
Thoughtlessness nThe quality of being thoughtless; not of thought or consideration; carelessness, inconsiderateness.
Thought-like adjResembling a thought. 2. resembling the process of thought.
Thoughtness nThe fact or quality of being thoughtful or mentally discerned.
Thought-out adjElaborated, constructed or arrived at by thinking or mental labour. 2. thoroughly considered
Thought-reader nPerson supposedly able to perceive another's thoughts.
Thought-reading nTo read a person's thoughts, alleged to be possessed by certain persons or persons in a certain physic state.
Thought shower nA politically correct term for a 'brainstorm.' - a sudden thought particularly one that solves a long-standing problem.
Thought-sick adjSick or distressed with thought or thinking.
Thoughtsome adjAddicted to thought; thoughtful. 2. of the nature of thought or having the faculty of thought; mental, spiritual.
Thoughtsome-ness nState or condition of being inclined to thought; thoughtful.
Thought-steady adjCarefully considered and restrained, measured.
Thought-thing nThought given substance with feeling in the mind.
Thoughtwave nA wave or impulse of thought passing through simultaneously a group of living beings. 2. a wave or undulation of a hypothetical medium of thought transference.
Thoughtway nA customary way of thinking. 2. an unconscious assumption or idea.
Thought-word nA word conceived in the mind but not uttered.
Thought-world nAn amalgam of mental attitudes, beliefs, assumptions and concepts about the world characteristics of any particular people, time, place, etc.
Thoughty adjGiven to thought, thoughtful. 2. heedful, attentive, intent. 3. pensive, melancholy, anxious.
Though-whether advNotwithstanding, nevertheless, howbeit, however.
Thousand nThe number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects. 2. hence, indefinitely, a great number.
Thousand adjConsisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred. 2. hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.
Thousand phr"I Believe You, Thousands Wouldn't" - I (reluctantly) accepted what you are saying.
Thousand phr"One in a Thousand" - a person or thing of outstanding merit; a paragon.
Thousandel adjA thousand-times (thousand-deal).
Thousand-fold adjOne thousandtimes as much or many. 2. thousandly.
Thousandth nComing last in the order of a thousand successive individuals. 2. one-thousand parts.
Thousand-yard stare nA vacant or unfocused gaze into the distance, seen as a characteristic of a war-weary or traumatised soldier.
Thowen nAn adult, grown-up, a thriven.
Thrack n(OE: thyran) to press, oppress, afflict. 2. to load, burden. 3. thrutch.
Thraftly advAngrily, surlily.
Thrall nA serf, slave, bondman, captive.
Thrall vbTo bring into bondage and subjection. 2. to deprive of liberty; hold in thraldom; enthral, enslave; to take hold or captive.
Thralldom nThe state or condition of being a thrall; thraldom, bondage; servitude, captivity.
Thrallhood nThe state or condition of being a thrall; bondage; thraldom, servitude, captivity.
Thrall-folk nSlaves, indentured servants, serfs, bondsmen.
Thrallful adjFull of misery.
Thralling nThe state of being enthralled; enthralling.
Thrash vbSee Thresh; to move or stir about violently; convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate. 2. move like a flail; thresh about. 3. to give a thrashing to; beat hard, lam, beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub. 4. to practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw. 5. hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently. 6. to beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw; to reaped, thrashed, and winnowed by machines.
Thrash vbTo beat soundly; to defeat. 2. to thresh grain. 3. writhe.
Thrash phr"Thrash Out" - to discuss thoroughly, until agreement or conclusion is reached. 2. sole, remove, by thorough discussion.
Thrashing nA sound beating or flogging; punishment.
Thrashing floor nSee: 'threshing floor"
Thrashy advResembling thrash.
Thrave nThreave. 2. two shocks or stooks or corn (or pulse) generally containing twelve sheaves each, but varying in different localities; hence used as a measure of straw, fodder, etc. 3. a company; a multitude, throng, threng, teem, a heap, a lot.
Thraw nA space in time; a while.
Threa vbTo rebuke, reprove, chastise, to punish, to torment, afflict.
Thread nA very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted; fine cord of twisted fibres (of cotton, silk wool etc.) used in sewing and weaving yarn, . 2. a filament of any substance, as of glass, gold or silver; a filamentous part of an object, such as a flower. 3. any long object resembling a thin line; a ribbon of land. 4. the prominent part or raised helical rib of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. 5. (fig.) something continued in a long course or tenor; a recurrent theme or related sequence of events in a larger story; as the thread of a story; the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument to-gether; train of hought. 6. fig.: composition; quality; fineness. (Obs.) 7. (computers) a related sequence of instructions or actions within a program that runs at least in part independent of other actions within the program. 8. (computers) a sequence of messages posted to an on-line newsgroup or discussion group, dealing with the same topic.
Thread vbTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; as a river winds through the hills; a path meanders through a field; weave, wind, wander. 2: pass a thread through or thread a needle. 3. remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string. 4. pass through or into;thread tape; film". 5. thread on or as if on a string; draw through.
Thread phr"Hang by a Thread" - Be in a precarious state, position etc.
Thread phr"Lose the Thread" - to fail to follow clearly the train of the dea or argument.
Thread phr"Thread of Life" - life and human destiny conceived of as a thread spun by Lachesis from the distaff held by Clotho and cut finally by Atropos (the Fates).
Thread phr"Thread and Thrum." - the whole of anything; good and bad together. 2. (lit): each length of the warp yarn, and the tuft where is fastened to the loom.
Thread phr"Thread One's Way Through" - make one's way through obstruction, openings etc. 2. move with difficulty, and in an indirect way through.
Threadbare adjOf the voice: dry, and thin; wanted in fullness. 2. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; bromidic, trite, commonplace; hackneyed, banal, common-place, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, timeworn, tired, well-worn. 3. having the nap worn away so that the threads show through. 4.worn to the naked thread; having the nap worn off. 5. fig: worn out; as, a threadbare subject; stale. 6.banal, bare, cliche-ridden, deep-worn, down-at-heel, frayed, moth-eaten, overused, prosaic, ragged, run-down, timeworn, well-worn, worn, worn thin worn to threads, worn-down, worn-out,
Thread-bareness nThe state or quality of being threadbare or worn to the thread.
Threaden adjComposed or made of thread.
Threadiness nThe state of being thready.
Threading nAn Eastern ancient method of removing hair by means of a thread, which when rolled over the hair in order to pluck it out at the follicle level.
Threadish adjResembling a thread.
Threadless adjWithout a thread; having no thread; unthreadable.
Threadlike adjResembling a thin thread.
Thread mark nA mark in the form of a thin line made in a banknote paper with high-colored silk fibres to prevent photographic counterfeiting.
Threadmeal adjThread by thread. 2. minutely.
Threadneedle Street nThe street where the Bank of England is situated.
Threadness nThe quality of being thready; stringiness.
Threads slClothes, garments, gold thread.
Thread-up n - to put the film in position in a cinema projector.
Threadworm nA long slender worm, parasitic in humans and pigs.
Thready adjCovered in threads; stringy, fibrous. 2. of liquid: forming strings, ropy, viscid. 3. of plants: filamentous, hairy. 4. veined in marking.
Threap nContradiction, contention, argument, discussion, controversy, dispute, strife. 2. contradict or pertinacious assertion; hostile charge or accusation. 3. rebuke or reproof.
Threap vbTo rebuke, reprove, chide, scold, blame. 2. to contend in words; to inveigh against, to argue, dispute, to guard, disagree, to wrangle about, haggle. 3. to fight, struggle, strive, contend. 5. to persist in asserting (something contradicted on doubted). 6. to confirm something positively. 7. to maintain obstinately or aggressively. 8. impose (an assertion) upon. 9.to lead or try to lead one to believe by hesitant assertion. 10. to impute, obtrude, attribute, ascribe something to a person. 11. to thrust, obtrude, press something upon a person; to urge upon him or her acceptanceof or acquiescence.
Threap phr"Threap Somebody in Kindness." - to attribute kindness or love to or upon.
Threap phr"To Threap Down Someone's Throat." - to put down or silence by pertinacious action, strength of assertion or insistent reiteration. 2. to force another to accept one's own point of view.
Threap-ground nLand in dispute of ownership.
Threapen vbTo threaten, to blame, chide, reprove.
Threaper nOne who persistently asserts.
Threaping nHaving the quality or state of asserting, chiding, reproving.
Threat nSomething that is a source of danger; such as earthquakes; a menace. 2: a warning that something unpleasant is imminent. 3: declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another. 4. a person who inspires fear or dread; terror, scourge. 5. the expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another. 6. the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come. 7.menace; threatening; denunciation.
Threat vbTo threaten. Obs. or Poetic. 2. to vex, to trouble, to impose a task, irritate, vex.
Threat phr"Threaten with" - hold out something as a possible punishment or danger.
Threaten vbTo utter threats; portends.
Threatened adjMenaced.
Threatening nThe act or action of posing a threat.
Threatening adjMenacing, portending something undesirable. 2. (of clouds, or sky) lowering.
Threateningly advIn a threatening manner.
Threatening-ness nIn a threatening manner.
Threatful adjFull of threat or menace; forbidding.
Threatfully advIn a threatening manner.
Threatless adjPosing no threat or menace
Three nThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one; trio, threesome, tierce, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, triplet. 2. one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips. 3. the number greater by a unit than two; three units or objects. 4. a symbol representing three units, as 3 or iii. 5. one more than two; two and one. Nb: three is often joined with other words, forming compounds signifying divided into, composed of, or containing, three parts, portions, organs, or the like; as, three-edged, three-footed, three-headed, three-seeded, three-stringed, and the like.
Three adjBeing one more than two. 2. the cardinal number next above two.
Three phr"Give One Three Times Three" - give a rousing ovation, cheer after cheer.
Three phr"Three-in-One" - the Trinity or triunity.
Three phrThree Score Years and Ten" - a ripe old age with reference to Psalms Chapter 90, Verse 10.
Three phr"Three Sheets to the Wind" - drunk, intoxicated.
Three phr"When Three Sundays Come Together" - one of the many circumlocutions for never; never.
Threefold adjMade up of three; three times as many or great, triplicate. 2. triply in a three-fold manner or degree.
Threefoldness nThe quality of being three-times.
Three-fourths nOf three quarters the original size.
Three-hundred nThe cardinal number occurring after two hundred and ninety-nine and before three hundred.
Threeish adjAny time close to three o'clock.
Three Kings' Day nEpiphany or Twelfth Day, designed to commemorate the visit of the 'three kings' or wise men of the east to the infant Jesus.
Three-light window nA Venetian window: a window with two mullions forming three main divisions.
Threelihood nThe Trinity; threefoldness.
Threeness nThe fact or condition of being three or three-fold; esp. said of the Godhead.
Threeone nA triune (being three in one). 2. the Trinity.
Three-on-the-tree adjOn a motor car (esp. one made between 1939 and the mid- 1970s) a thre-speed manual transmission whose gear shift lever is mounted on the steering column.
Threepence nThe sum of three pence , esp. before decimalization.
Threepenny adjCosting three pence, esp. before decimalization.
Threepenny bit nA former coin worth three old pence.
Three-sixty adjComplete, whole, fully, totally.
Threescore nSixty.
Threescore and ten nSeventy years as an expected life span.
Threesome nA group of three times. 2. a game for three people.
Three thousand nThe number the same as the product of 30 hundred.
Three-time loser nSomeone with bad luck or poor skills who consistently loses.
Three-tongued adjTrilingual.
Three-way adjInvolving three ways or participants.
Three-wheeler nVehicle with three wheels.
Threng nA crowd, a throng.
Threng vbTo crush or press into a narrow space; forceto confinement. 2. to go into a throng or crowd; press.
Threpe nReprove, reprehend, punish, blame. 2. call to term. 3. insist.
Thresh vbSee Thrash: to move or stir about violently; convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate. 2. move like a flail; thresh about. 3. to give a thrashing to; beat hard, lam, beat soundly, as with a stick or whip; to drub. 4. to practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw. 5. hence, to labor; to toil; also, to move violently. 6. to beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw; to reaped, thrashed, and winnowed by machines.
Thresh phr"Thresh Out" - to discuss something fully as to resolve a problem or conflict. 2. hammer or thresh out.
Threshel nA flail: a medieval weapon.
Thresher nA person or machine which threshes.
Thresherman nAn operator of a mechanical thresher or mechanical farm equipment.
Threshold nThe sill at the door of a building; doorway entrance. 2. the starting point, beginning. 3. obstacle, stumbling block.
Threshold vbTo alter an image by reproducing it in two tones only, each part being dark or light according as to threshold.
Thresholdless adjHaving no threshold.
Threshing floor nA hard level floor for threshing esp. with flails.
Threshless adjGrain still to be separated from straw or husks by threshing.
Threst vbTo twist, writhe. 2. to torture, torment, plague, afflict. 3. to compress, contract, compel (did not survive Middle Eng.) 4. to press in or out like a crowd; to push one's way through; to crowd. 5. to pierce, stab, to give one a thrust. 6. to push forcibly or violently. 7. to press, sqeeze, crush. 8. to crowd, cram. 9. to oppress, vex.
Thresting nThe act oraction ofpressing, squeezing, crushing.
Thrice advThree times; repeatedly, as 'thrice blessed'
Thricely advThree times, thrice.
Thrice-monthly advOccurring three times each month. 2. published three times each month.
Thrice-monthly nA publication issued three times monthly.
Thrie nThree-times; thrice.
Thrildom nThralldom, thirldom, bondage, slavery.
Thrill nA hole, perforation, aperture, a nostril.
Thrill nOne who is bound in servitude; a thrall.Gathered
Thrill vbTo pierce, bore, perforate. 2. to break through or penetrate (an enemy line). 2. to cause a weapon to push through something. 3. to send a person flying. 4. to move in a sudden wave of emotion, such as delight. 4. to produce a thrill of emotion. 5. to move tremously or with vibration; quiver, vibrate.
Thrill vbTo enslave, press into bondage or servitude.
Thrill phr"Thrills and Spills" - alternating success and failure. 2. the excitement of taking part in, or watching , sports or entertainments involving hazard of a not-too-serious kind.
Thrill phr"Thrill to" - feel excitement at a sound of somebody's voice; somebody's touch.
Thrilled adjPierced, penetrated, effect or thrilled by emotion. 2. caused to vibrate.
Thrillhood nThe state of sudden excitement or great pleasure. 2. state or condition of trembling, quivering. 3. the action of piercing.
Thriller nA suspenseful adventure story, play or movie.
Thrilldom nThe world of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillerish adjSuggesting sensational and exciting things, such as novels or movies.
Thriller-writer nA writer of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillful adjFull of excitement, thrilled.
Thrill-like adjResembling or characteristic of a thrill in one aspect or other.
Thrilling adjCausing a surge of emotion or excitement. 2. causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock.
Thrillingly advIn a manner of thrilling, exciting, moving emotionally.
Thrillingness nState or condition of being emotionally moved, causing tremulous excitement, deep and moving.
Thrilly adjAfeected by thrill or a thrill; having an enthralling quality.
Thrill-seeker nA person who enjoys thrilling situations or who takes part in dangerous sports.
Thrill-seeking adjSearching for thrills like a thrill-seeker.
Thrilly adjExciting producing a thrill.
Thrimness nThe Trinity; threeness, three-fold conditions, thrinness.
Thrimsa nA third part of a weight. 2. a candle.
Thrin nThreefold, triplicity, thrice. 2. also three kinds of.
Thrinfold adjThree-fold.
Thring nA threng, a throng. 2. a crowd, multitude.
Thring vbDownthring : to throwdown.
Thrinter n(May be formed on Twinter):three winter (in time0. 2. a three-year old: said of cattle, sheep.
Thriste adjBold, audacious, brave.
Thro prpThrough.
Throat nThe passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone; the part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column; hence, the passage through it to the stomach and lungs; the pharynx. 2. an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep. 3. a passage resembling a throat in shape or function; "the throat of a chimney". 4. the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat. 6. a contracted portion of a vessel, or of a passage way; as, the throat of a pitcher or vase. 7. the opening in a plane where the shavings escape. 8. the bottom of a space, or gullet, between two-saw teeth.
Throat vbTo utter in the throat; to mutter; as, to throat threats. 2. to mow, as beans, in a direction against their bending.
Throat phr"At Each Other's Throat(s)" - fighting and quarrelling.
Throat phr"Give Lie in Somebody Throat" - to accuse some of gross lying. 2. to accuse one pointedly of lying abominably; to lie in one's throat, to lie flatly or abominably.
Throat phr"Have a Bone in One's Throat" - a pretended excuse for being unwilling to talk.
Throat phr"Have a Frog In One's Throat" - suffer from hoarseness; be husky.
Throat phr"Hold a Knife/Sword at Somebody Throat" - to exert undue pressure on another in an endeavor to achieve a result which would otherwise not be forthcoming.
Throat phr"Ram Down Another's Throat" - argue one's case forcibly and often without consideration of another's opinions or views. 2. to pressure another into accepting an idea with which he does not agree.
Throat phr"Take or Have (Someone) by the Throat" - to strangle. 2. to claim victory over an opponent.
Throat phr"Thrush Down One's Throat" - force a thing, opinion on a person's attention.
Throat phr"Stick In One's Throat" - be unacceptable.
Throat phr"Words Stick in One's Throat" - be unable to speak because of nervousness or reluctance.
Throat-boll nAdam's apple.
Throated adjHaving or using the specific form of throat, as in derived words : deep-throated, full-throated, dry-throated, red-throated etc.
Throat pipe nThe windpipe, or trachea.
Throatful adjAs much as the throat can hold at once.
Throatiness nThroaty utterance. 2. gutturalness.
Throating adjPertaining to the throat; throaty. 2. the act of producing sounds in the throat.
Throat singing nOvertone singing, also known as overtone chanting or harmonic singing.
Throatwort nThe name extended to many species, including Campanula glomerata latifolia; figwort, fox-glove, snake-root. 2. European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flower the nettle-leaved bellflower, Campanula trachelia formerly considered a remedy for sore throats because of its throat-shaped corolla.
Throaty adjUttered in the throat; guttural, deep, husky.
Throck nShare-beam: ploughead.
Throe nViolent pangs esp of childbirth or death. 2. anguish.
Throe phr"In the Throes" - struggling with the task of. 2. be involved in a great deal of work. 3. in the process of (usually something difficult).
Throng nOppression, distress, straits, trouble, woe, affliction, danger. 2. the pain of childbirth. 3. pressing or crowding of people, act of crowding, crowded conditions. 4. a multitude, a great number. 5. pressure or pressing, a move of work, business.
Throng vbTo crowd together, flock or near to one another in great numbers. 2. to press closely, mass, gather. 3. a multitude, esp. in a small space. 4. to busy oneself.
Throng phr"To Keep Throng." - to keep company, to associate with.
Throng advEarnestly, busily, closely.
Throng adjCompressed, oppressed, distressed. 2.pressing, earnest, eager. 3. pressed or massed closely, gathered, crowded, thronged; dense, close, thick. 4. full of work, busy, closely engaged, fully employed. 5. crowded, fully attended or frequented. 6. closely engaged together, intimately associated; thick.
Throngful adjFull or packed with people, fully crowded, frequented or fully attended. 2. overly eager, completely earnest. 3. thickish, compressed.
Thronging nThe action of gathering together, pressing, crowding. 2. engaging in work or business.
Thropple nVariant of throttle; windpipe, larnyx.
Thropple vbTo throttle.
Throstle nThe Thrush or Mavis: "Turdus musicus."
Throstle frame nA machine for continuously spinning wool or cotton.
Throttle nEtymology: O.E. "throat" & - "le" (partly O.E. and French). to choke, strangle.
Throttle phr"Throttle down" - to prevent someone or something from breathing. 2. to reduce power to (an engine), reduce speed. 2. to suppress (an emotion).
Throttle body nIn fuel injected engines, the throttle body is the part of the air intake system that controls the amount of air flowing into the engine, in response to driver accelerator pedal input in the main.
Throttled adjTo press someone's throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe.
Throttle hold nA choke hold, or stranglehood, especially in martial arts. 2. a flight mode selected by a switch on the transmitter that, when activated, sets the throttle to a pre-set % engine idle, regardless of collective pitch stick position.
Through advFrom beginning to end. 2. over the whole distance; 3: to completion; as "think through very carefully!" 4. in diameter; measured. 5. throughout the entire extent; as in soaked through; rotted through. through and through. 6. from one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through. 7. from beginning to end; as, to read a letter through. 8. to the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.
Through prepFrom end to end of, or from side to side of; from one surface or limit of, to the opposite; into and out of at the opposite, or at another, point; as, to bore through a piece of timber, a ball passes through the side of a ship. 2. Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue. 3. by means of; by the agency of. 4. over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account. 5. among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water. 6. from the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.
Through adj Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the be-ginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line. 2. admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge. 3. having finished or arrived at completion; done, a done deed. 4. of a route or journey etc. continuing without requiring stops or changes; a through street. Nb: Through was formerly used to form compound adjectives where we now use thorough; as, through-bred; through-lighted; through-placed, etc.to drop through, to fall through; to come to naught; to fail.adj 1: having finished or arrived at completion; done, a done deed;
Through phr"Be Through (with)" - to have finished; be finished (with). 2. cease to have dealings. 3. have no further prospects.
Through phr"Fall Through" - fail to happen or eventuate as expected.
Through phr"Go Through" - to examine.
Through phr"Go Through with" - to complete.
Through phr"Pull Through" - recover.
Through phr"See Through Someone" - to know the real character of someone. 2. not be lead by a person's apparent attitude. 3. realize someone is about to deceive you.
Through phr"Through and Through" - thoroughly, completely in every way or detail; totally, through again and again.
Through phr"Through Oneself" - confused, mixed up.
Through phr"Through the Roof" - rapidly increasing.
Through phr"Through Thick and Thin" - through, or despite everything that happens or that one has to deal with . 2. through good times and bad times. 3. determinedly; faithfully.
Through-bolt nA bolt passing through all the thicknesses or layers which it binds or in which it is fixed and made fast by a nut at the end opposite the head.
Through-draining nThe process or an instance of draining land by means of enclosed channels beneath the soil; thorough-draining.
Throughfall nThe shedding of excess water from leaves to the ground, usually when the soil is completely saturated.
Throughflow nThe movement beneath the land surface.
Through-going adjA scolding, severe reprimand or reproof.
Through-line nThe theme that runs through the plot of a film or play.
Throughly advThoroughly.
Through-other adjDisorderly, harum-scarum; through-ither.
Throughout prpIn every part of; from beginning to end. 2. the amount of material put through a process, esp. in manufacturing or computing.
Throughout advEverywhere; at every moment.
Throughput vbThe amount of material processed in a particular period; especially by computer.
Through-road nA road that joins cities, towns, or villages together.
Through-shine nTransparency, translucency.
Through-shine vbTo be translucent, transparent.
Through-shining adjTranslucent, transparent.
Through-stone nA horizontal gravestone or slab over a tomb; written also.
Through-sting vbTo stab, pierce through.
Throughway nAn expressway; thruway; a motorway..
Throw nobject the movement of an object rapidly through the air. 2. the ejection or cause to fall off. 3. movement to another position. 4. the making of (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel. 5. in sports various, the delivering of (the ball) by straightening the arm during delivery. 6. the intentional losing of a game in sports.
Throw vbTo cause an object to move rapidly through the air 2. to eject or cause to fall off. 4. to move to another position. 5. make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel 6. in cricket, to deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery. 7. computing: send (an error) to an exception-handling mechanism. 8. sports: to intentionally lose a game
Throw phr"Those In Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones" - those who are less perfect are foolish to criticize others.
Throw phr"Throw a Bone to" - to fob somebody off with a few symbolic but unimportant gestures.
Throw phr"Throw a Fit" - (slang) to be shocked at.
Throw phr"Throw a Long Shadow" - to have wide-spread ramifications.
Throw phr"Throw an Eye" - glance, peep.
Throw phr"Throw a Pebble Against a Window" - to gently draw attention to oneself.
Throw phr"Throw a Sickie" - take a day off from work for (feigned or real) illness.
Throw phr"Throw Aside" - discard, reject, dispose of.
Throw phr"Throw Away" - discard as useless and unwanted. 2. waste or fail to make use of; lose as an opportunity. 3. speak lines in theatre with under emphasis.
Throw phr"Throw Away line" - a line of dialogue that suggests new plot lines but tht means little or nothing in the current context.
Throw phr"Throw Away the Key" - (lock one up and throw away the key) - jail someone indefinitely.
Throw phr"Throw Back" - revert to ancestral character. 2. rely on. 3. give a quick retort.
Throw phr"Throw Cold Water On" - be discouraging or deprecating on.
Throw phr"Throw Down" - cause to fall. 2. to overturn.
Throw phr"Throw Dust in the Eyes (of Another)" - to deceive or mislead a person by misrepresentation, false information or distraction.
Throw phr"Throw In" - put in a word or remark. 2. put in at no extra cost; to add something over and above what has been paid for. 3. add something (as an after thought)
Throw phr"Throw In at the Deep End" - to introduce a person to a new situation without adequately preparing him or her.
Throw phr"Throw In the Glove" - issue a challenge.
Throw phr"Throw Enough Dirt and Some will Stick" -
Throw phr"Throw In One's Hand" - give up, give in, withdraw from a contest. 2. in some card games, abandon one's chances.
Throw phr"Throw In One's Lot With" - decide by means of lots.
Throw phr"Throw in the Shade" - to surpass a person.
Throw phr"Throw In the Sponge" - of a boxer, whose trainer throws in the sponge as a token of his charge admitting defeat. 2. abandon a contest; admit defeat. 3. of hound or a hunt: make a start.
Throw phr"Throw in With" - to commit to something with; to partner with.
Throw phr"Throw Light on" - help or assist in explaining something. 2. to elucidate.
Throw phr"Throw off" - discard, contrive to get rid of. 2. write or utter in an off-hand or casual manner.
Throw phr"Throw On" - to put on hurriedly, as one's jacket.
Throw phr"Throw One's Hat in the Ring" - to announce one's candidacy in a contest.
Throw phr"Throw Oneself at (Somebody)" - seek unashamedly as a spouse or sexual partner.
Throw phr"Throw Oneself at (Somebody) Feet" - ask in a very humble manner; beg for mercy.
Throw phr"Throw Oneself Into" - engage in a task enthusiastically or vigorously in.
Throw phr"Throw Oneself On/Upon" - rely or trust completely on. 2.to commit oneself to his protection, favor, mercy.
Throw phr"Throw One's Weight About" - act in an aggressive and overly assertive way. 2. be domineering (in using one's authority).
Throw phr"Throw Open" - cause to be suddenly opened. 2. make accessible. 3. invite general discussion of or participation in.
Throw phr"Throw Out" - utter, express in an indirect tentative or casual way. 2. be a source of. 3. cause an error in something. name put out with force and suddenness. 4. discard as unwanted; expel, remove forcibly, dismiss, put out, get rid of. 5. of a plant put out shoots or buds. 6. reject a proposal.
Throw phr"Throw Out on One's Ear" - forcibly eject somebody.
Throw phr"Throw Out the Window" - to completely reject an idea or proposal.
Throw phr"Throw Over" - desert or abandon. 2. end a friendship or a relationship (esp. a love affair).
Throw phr"Throw Overboard" - abandon, reject.
Throw phr"Throw Shade" - express contempt or disrespect for someone publicly, especially by subtle or indirect insults or criticism.
Throw phr"Throw Shape" - dance to pop music.
Throw phr"Throw Stones at" - cast severe criticism or aspersions .
Throw phr"Throw the Book at" - to prosecute a person with all the vigor allowed by law.
Throw phr"Throw Together" - to assemble roughly or make hurriedly, hastily or carelessly. 2. compile, compose in a hurried, careless way. to bring people into casual contact.
Throw phr"Throw to the Dogs" - condemn somebody to an unpleasant fate.
Throw phr"Throw to the Wolves" - allow somebody to take the blame. 2. deliberately place somebody in danger or difficulty.
Throw phr"Throw True" - to inherit a characteristic.
Throw phr"Throw to the Wind" - to discard, or dispense with.
Throw phr"Throw to the Wolves" - to sacrifice someone, especially in an attempt to save oneself. 2. to remove or cast out someone or something out of one's protection, such as onto the streets, especially towards predators.
Throw phr"Throw Up" - to raise quickly. 2. to resign from in sudden impulse; abandon. 3. to build or erect hurriedly; to produce. to produce, witness the appearance development. 4. spew, vomit, retch, bring up.
Throw phr"Throw Up One's Hands" - to express disgust.
Throw phr"Within a Stone's Throw" - very close.
Throwaway nA thing disposable or meant to be thrown away after use. 2. something deliberately under emphasized. 3. disposed to throw things away. 4. a handbill.
Throwaway adjDisposable, meant to be thrown away after use. 2. deliberately under emphasized.
Throwback nRevert to ancestral character. 2. an instance of reversion to ancestral character.
Throwing nThe act by which something is thrown. 2. the felling of trees. 3. the process of making ceramic ware on the potter's wheel.
Thrown adjTwisted.
Throw-off nA start of a hunt or race.
Throw-out nSomething sold cheaply because it has been rejected as damaged or imperfect.
Throw-over nA decorative cover that can be thrown over a bed or couch.
Throwing knife nA knife designed and weighted so that it can be thrown effectively, typically as a weapon of war or competition of knife-throwing skill.
Throwing wheel nA small rotating arc table of variable speed used in the making of ceramics.
Throw-stick nA boomerang.
Throw up vbTo vomit. 2. to produce something new or unexpected. 3. to cause something such as dust or water to rise.
Thrum nA company or body of a band, a troop, a thrum-ferd, a crowd, a throng, a teem. 2. magnificence, splendour.
Thrum nThe ends of a warp, threads, fringe. 2. odds and end threads; waste threads. 3. short pieces of wool or yarns, mop strips or flagels. 4. a tuft, bundle or fringe of any thread-like materials; hairs of a leaf; fibres of a root. 5. a bundle of minute blood vesseels (a plexus). 6. rags, dischevelia, tatters (contemptuously)
Thrum vbTo furnish or adorn with "ends" of threads or similar things. 2. to cover with thrums or short tufts. 3. to make shaggy. 4. to fringe or clothe. 5. to twist, curl, twine, curl.
Thrum phr"On a Thrum." - in a body, in a crowd, also a bundle of arrows.
Thrum island nA small island with conical shape or capped with a thrum-like or crowdy vegetative cap.
Thrum-chinned adjBearded, hirsute, awned.
Thrum-eye adjAstrocarpus clusii or petiver.
Thrummed adjCovered with thrums, hairy, nap-like, shaggy; fringed.
Thrummy adjConsisting or characteristic, or resembling thrums. 2. shaggy, downy, velleity.
Thrumstone nAsbestos: Gray's name for "asbestos." -- being a fibrous material.
Thrumwort nThe water-plantain: "Alisma plantago" - also the "Allied star-fruit. 2. "Actinocarpus damasonicus"; Loves-lies-bleeding; amarantus caudatus.
Thruppence nThruppence.
Thrush nOE. frosch, frosk, a frog (the animal). 2. the frog of a horse's foot. 3. discharge of a fetid or ichorous matter from the frog of a horse's foot.
Thrush n OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, dros-cela, and throstle. 2. any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs.
Thrushlike adjResembling or characteristic of a thrush.
Thrutch nThe act of thrutching: a push, press, squeeze. 2. a narrow ravine.
Thrutch vbTo press, squeeze, crush. 2. to crowd, throng, threng, thrust, push. 3. to push, jostle, press in place. 4. to press cheese.
Thrutching nSqueezing, wringing, pressing, crowding.
Thud vbOE> thyddan. 2. to strike or thrust with a weapon; to stab. 3. to thrust, press, push a thing to or into place. 4. to press with force. 5. to make the sound of a thud.
Thud phr"Come Down With a Thud" - to be suddenly disillusioned.
Thudding nThe action of moving, falling, striking something with a dull, heavy, sound.
Thuddingly advMoving, falling, striking something with a dull, heavy, sound way or manner.
Thuften nA maid servant; a hand maid; a female slave.
Thulge nPatience, tolerance, forbearance, thole.
Thulge vbTo be patient, have patience, bear or put up with; to wait for.
Thumb nThe thick short innermost digit of the forelimb, pollex; The short, thick first digit of the human hand, differing from the other fingers in having but two phal-anges; the pollex. 2. the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb. 3. a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse; ovolo, quarter round.
Thumb vbTravel by getting free rides from motorists; hitchhike, hitch. 2. to look through a book or other written material; leaf through a book, flick, flip, riffle, leaf, riff. 3. feel or handle with the fingers; "finger. 4. to play with the thumb or thumbs; to play clumsily; to thrum. 5. to handle awkwardly. 6.to play with the thumbs, or with the thumbs and fingers; as, to thumb over a tune. 7. To mark, soil or wear with the thumb or the fingers; to soil, or wear out, by frequent handling; also, to cover with the thumb; as, to thumb the touch-hole of a cannon.
Thumb phr'A Golden Thumb' - or "A Miller's Thumb" - reference either to the alleged dishonesty of millers or the lucrative character of their trade.
Thumb phr"Be All Thumbs" - be clumsy with one's hands. 2. have one's fingers all thumbs.
Thumb phr"Between Finger and Thumb" - to be on intimate terms.
Thumb phr"Beyond One's thumb." - beyond one's ability.
Thumb phr"Finger Next to One's Thumb." - reference to closest friends.
Thumb phr"Have a Green Thumb." - to be successful in growing plants and looking after gardens.
Thumb phr"Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb." - to be visible or standout to the eye. (mocking)
Thumb phr"Thumb a Ride" - to make a sigh with one's thumb that indicates passing drivers that one is asking for a ride.
Thumb phr"Thumb One's Nose at"- show of open disobedience towards someone or something.
Thumb phr"Thumbs Down" - an indication of rejection or failure. 2. thumb pointed vertically downwards indicating disapproval or rejection.
Thumb phr"Under the Thumb" - completely under one's power or influence; in a condition of subservience.
Thumb phr"Thumb Through" - scan a book etc turning the pages with a quick movement of the thumb.
Thumb phr"Thumbs Up" - an indication of satisfaction or approval.
Thumb bluenIndigo in the form of small balls or lumps, used by washerwomen to blue linen, and the like.
Thumb-board nA type of keyboard commonly found on PDAs, mobile phones, and PDA phones which has a familiar layout to an ordinary keyboard, such as QWERTY. The inputting surface is usually relatively small, and is intended for typing using the available thumbs, while holding the device.
Thumb's breath nTaken as equal to an inch.
Thumb drive nOf computing, a small electronic device used to store digital data, more portable and robust than a hard drive.
Thumbed adjWorn by use.
Thumber nA hitchhiker.
Thumbful adjAs much as the thumb can hold; a tiny amount.
Thumbhole nA hole made to receive a thumb.
Thumbkin nA thumbscrew or pair of thumbscrews.
Thumb knot nAn overhand knot.
Thumb latchnA door latch having a lever formed to be pressed by the thumb.
Thumbless adjWithout or lacking.
Thumblike nResembling a thumb.
Thumb mark nThe mark left by the impression of a thumb, as on the leaves of a book. 2. The dark spot over each foot in finely bred black and tann terriers.
Thumbnail nThe nail of the thumb. 2. concise.
Thumb nut nA nut for a screw, having wings (wing nut)to grasp between the thumb and fingers in turning it; also, a nut with a knurled rim for the same purpose.
Thumb-pot nA very small pot.
Thumb-read adjTurn pages of a book with the thumb when glancing through it.
Thumb ringnA ring worn on the thumb.
Thumb stall.n A kind of thimble or ferrule of iron, or leather, for protecting the thumb in making sails, and in other work. 2. a buckskin cushion worn on the thumb, and used to close the vent of a cannon while it is sponged, or loaded.
Thumbs-down nPointed vertically downwards indicating disapproval or rejection.
Thumb shot nA thumbnail snapshot of an electronic document.
Thumb stick nIn a video game, a joystick that can be operated with the thumb.
Thumb stroke nOf a stroke of the strings of guitar with a thumb.
Thumb sucker nA newspaper columnist term for a lengthy story or opinion piece based on a vast, complex topic. 2. a journalist who writes such stories or articles. 2. a new term for a pundit.
Thumb tale nStories or novels created by the thumb tribe.
Thumbs-up nA sign of approval of acceptance, encouragement, approval.
Thumb wheel nA small thumb-operated wheel on a mechanical or electronic device.
Thumby adjSoiled by thumb marks. 2. clumsy or "all thumbs."
Thunder nA deep prolonged loud noise; boom, roar, roaring. 2. a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning. 3. street names for heroin: hell dust, nose drops, smack, skag.
Thunder vbTo move fast, noisily, and heavily. 2: utter words loudly and forcefully. 3. to make or produce a loud noise; the sound which follows a flash of lightning; the report of a discharge of atmospheric electricity.. 4. to produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity. 5. the discharge of electricity; a thunderbolt. fig.: To make a loud noise; esp. a heavy sound, of some continuance; 6. Any loud noise; as, the thunder of cannon. 7. to utter violent denunciation. 8. to emit with noise and terror; to utter vehemently; to publish, as a threat or denunciation; an alarming or statrling threat or denunciation.
Thunder phr"Blood and Thunder" - melodramatic, sensational (off an entertainment media)
Thunder phr"Go Like Thunder" - progress quickly.
Thunder phr"Sons of Thunder" - the name given to John and James, the sons of Zebdee, because they wanted to call down 'fire from heaven' - to consume the the Samaritans for not receiving the Lord Jesus.
Thunder phr"Steal Somebody's Thunder?" - use another person's ideas and spoil the effect the originator hoped to achieve by expressing or acting upon it first. 2. take the limelight or attention from another.
Thunder phr"Thunder Against" - speak in a loud and fierce voice to criticize or condemn, fulminate (against)
Thunder phr"Thunder and Lightning" - fig. denunciation, invection.
Thunder phr"Thunder Along" - move across, along etc with a heavy continuous rumbling noise.
Thunder-axe nA popular in Cornwall for a Celt or Celtic person.
Thunder-bearer nThe bearer of Thunder or great force, often military. 2. bearer or sender of thunderbolts ie. Jove.
Thunder-beaten adjBeaten down by a thunder storm.
Thunder-bird nThe Condor, on the assumption that some super one of its species made the thunder by flapping its wings. 2. a mythical bird thought by some North American First-folk to bring thunder.
Thunder-blast nA blast or peal of thunder.
Thunder bolt nA flash of lightning accompanied by thunder. 2. a stone etc imagined to be a destructive bolt. 3. anything sudden and unexpected occurrence or item of news. 4. a supposed bolt or shaft as a destructive agent, esp. as an attribute of a god.
Thunderbox nA primitive toilet.
Thunderburst nA burst of thunder.
Thundercloud nCumulus cloud with a tail diffuse top, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning.
Thunderday nThor's day; Thursday.
Thunderer n"The Thunderer' - the god Jupiter. 2. (colloquially) - "The Times" newspaper.
Thunderfly nThe thrip.
Thunderful adjFull or charged with thunder; thundering, sounding like thunder.
Thunder-god nRoman: Jove; Norse: Thor.
Thunderhead nRounded cumulus cloud projecting upwards and heralding thunder.
Thundering nThe action of thunder, loud, resounding; inflicted of heavy and rowdy strokes. 2. vehement, threatening, invective of manner.
Thundering adjCausing or sending forth thunder; or characterised by thunder, thunder-ous. 3. transfig, making a noise like thunder; sounding loud, loudly. 4. of terrible invective: threatening, etc. or with powerful eloquence. 5. of language: bombastic or inflated. 6. very energetic or forcible, violent. 7. an intensive: very great or big, excessive, immense, tremendous. 7. unusually great; excessive.
Thunderingly advIn a thundering manner; with a noise like thunder. 2. fig. violently, powerfully, with fierce denunciation. 3. excessively, tremendously, immensely.
Thunderless adjWithout or not experiencing thunder.
Thunderlight nLightning, a bolt or flash of thunder or lightning. 2 insomnia.
Thunderpot nA chamber pot, as a chamber utensil of bedroom-ware.
Thunder rodnA lightning rod.
Thunder shakes nCleavage or split in wood. 2. cross fractures in timber.
Thunder shower nA brief but very heavy shower of rain.
Thunder show nAn electric storm with lightning thunder and rain(often heavy).
Thunder-snake nThe house snake, as it comes out of its hole during thunder storms.
Thundersnow nAn infrequent thunder storm with snow, rather than with rain or hail.
Thunder-stick phrA gun, cannon, and especially a rifle. 2. a narrow plastic balloon that is used as a promotional noise maker by hitting one against the other.
Thunderstone nA thunderbolt. 2. a stone or fossil thought to be, or because by, a thunderbolt striking the earth. 3. the fossilised rostra of a belemnoid. 4. (folklore), a worked stone object often associated with a thunder god.
Thunderstorm nA storm with torrential rain, thunder, lightning and sometimes hail.
Thunder-stricken adjThunderstruck.
Thunderstruck adjAstonished, surprised, startled, overwhelmed.
Thunder thighs nA weighty or obese woman with fat thighs.
Thunderworm nA small burrowing snake-like lizard native to Florida. So called because it comes out of its burrow after a thunderstorm.
Thundery adjCharacterised, betokening or indicating thunder. 2. of or pertaining to thunder. 3. making a noise like thunder. 4. Threatening an explosion of anger, passion, gloomy, frowning.
Thunwang nThe temple of the head.
Thursday nThe fifth day of the week. 2. Thor's day.
Thurse nA gaint of heathen mythology; in medieval time; often the devil, demon, later a goblin of mystic superstition.
Thus advIn this way or that or the following way or manner. 2. ta degree or extent; so, thus far. 3. in these circumstances or conditions. 4. in this case; therefore.
Thus phr"Do Thus". - to do so.
Thus phr"Thus and So" - a generic thing; placeholder name: so-and-so, such-and-such, thus and such.
Thus phr"Thus and Such" - of or relating to a particular way, manner or arrangement. 2. in such a particular way or manner, as directed or instructed.
Thus phr"Thus and Thus" - expressing minuteness or detail and in a description given.
Thus phr"Thus Far" - to this point .
Thus phr"Thus/This Far and No Further" - to, and not beyond, an alowed degree of closeness, freedom, familiarity, enterprise etc.
Thus-and-such nA placeholder or generic name for something.
Thusly advTo the manner of this; in such a way.
Thusness nThe condition of being thus or so, actual; in that way.(humourous).
Thuswise adjIn this way; thus.
Thutter vbTo make a sputtering sound; howl, wail.
Thuttery adjSputtering, howliish, wailing.
Thwack nProbably, OE thaccian: a blow with a flat or blunt instrument.
Thwack vbProbably, OE thaccian: to smack: to strike with something flat, whack.
Thwart nOE. thwerh A rower seat placed across a boat. ++++++
Thwart vbTo prevent, to frustrate.
Thwartship advAcross the beam or breadth of a boat or ship.
Thwite vbTo cut down or away, whittle, pare, shape by paring.
Thwiting nKnife or pare knife, or scraping knife.
Thwittle nA knife, a whittle, a shaving.
Thwittle vbTo pare, cut away, shave away, whittle.
Thy advBy means or by reason of that; because of that; therefore. 2. in a relative sense: for that reason that, because.
Thy phr"For Thy" - for that reason, therefore.
Thyself prnEmphatic or reflexive form of the second singular pronouns thee and thou.
Thyvel nThuvel, a bush, thicket.
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