The Anglish Moot
Old English n English
Th sfx Suffix-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 n The roof of a house or building made of thack, theck or thatch.
Thack vb To put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch.
Thack vb To 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 adj Thatched.
Thacking n The action of covering or thatching a roof.
Thackster n A female thatcher.
Thackless adj Without thatching or a covering of thack.
Thae prn That.
Thames n The river Thames; The Thames.
Thameside adj Located beside the Thames.
Than conj A 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 prp Introduces 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 n See "Thegn" a servant, minster, attendant, often applied to Christ's disciples. 2. a man who held land from the king or other superior by military service, ranking between orduinary freeman and hereditary nobles. 3. a man who held land from a Scottish king and ranked with an earl's son, the chief of a clan. 4. a military attendant, follower, retainer, soldier. 5. a warrior, brave man
Thanedom n The domain and jurisdiction of a thane.
Thanehood n The condition or rank of a thane; thegnhood.
Thaneland n Land held by a thane, usu. through military service.
Thane-right n Legal rights and privilege of a thane.
Thaneship n Office or position of a thane.
Thank vb To 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 adj Feeling 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 adv In a thankful and grateful manner or way. 2. in showing thanks for kindness received. 3. grateful; appreciative
Thankfulness n The quality or condition of being thankful. 2. gratefulness, gratitude, gratification, satisfaction.
Thanking n The action or action of giving thanks; an expression of gratitude.
Thankless adj Not 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 adv In a thankless manner, without thanks, in an unthankful manner.
Thanklessness n Ingratitude.
Thanklewe adj Deserving of thanks, thankworthy or grateful, agreeable.
Thankly adv In a thanking manner.
Thank-offering n An offering made as an act of thanksgiving. 2. a gift made as a token of gratitude.
Thanks n An 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 n The 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 n A holiday taking place on the fourth Thursday of November; and the second Monday of October in Canada.
Thankworthy adj Worthy of thanks; deserving gratitude or credit. 2. meriting thanks.
Thankworthiness n The quality or condition of being thanksworthy.
Thank-you n An expression or show of gratitude.
Tharcake n Probably O.E. tharf (unleavened) a cake made oatmeal, treacle and butter.
Tharf n Need, necessity.
Tharf vb To be under a necessity or obligation to do something. 2.imperative: "it is needful."
Tharf adj Unleavening of bread, lumpish, heavy. 2. slow, reluctant, unwilling, diffident.
Tharfish adj Somewhat or inclined to be slow, unwilling, diffident. 2. lumpish, heavy.
Tharfly adv In a tharfish or tharfly manner.
Tharfing n Unleavened bread or loaf.
Tharm n An intestine. 2. chiefly in the plural: bowels, viscera, entrails. 2. an intestine cleansed and prepared for catgut, etc. 3. fiddlestrings.
That prn As 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 prn As 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 conj As 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, 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 adv To 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 adv In that direction, in that manner, like that.
Thatch n The roof of a house or building made of thatch. 2. the thatched material used for making roofs, straw, reeds, palm or similar materials.
Thatch vb To put or cover a roof with thatch. 2. to thatch, theck, thack.
Thatchboard n A proprietary insulating strawboard.
Thatcher n One who is skilled in the craft of thatching.
Thatcher's Children n People 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 n The 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 n Resembling or like thatch in one aspect or other.
Thatness n The quality or condition of existing or being "that" existing as a definite thing.
Thaw n The 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 vb To 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 n The state or condition of melting of ice.
Thawless adj That does not thaw; that never thaws.
Thawy adj Characterized by thaw; of or inclining to thaw.
Thaw wind n In parts of England a cold, piercing wind from the south or south-east, which often accompanies the breaking up of a long frost.
The adj A 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 adj Used before adjectives of comparison.
The adv By 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 n A floor, a board, deal.
Thede n A people, race, nation. 2. the nations: the gentiles (biblical). 3. a district occupied by a people; a country.
Thede-folk n People of a country; nation.
Thee prn The objective case of thou.
Thee n Success, prosperity, thriving.
Thee n Evil speed; bad luck.
Thee vb To grow, thrive, prosper, to cause to prosper.
Theedom n Thriving, prosperity. 2. ill-theedom: bad luck, used as a maledictory phrases.
Theeing n The action of addressing a person with the pronoun "thee"
Theeself n Oneself.
Theft n The 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 n The domain of thieves and thievery.
Theftful adj Thieving, stealthfully, slyly.
Theftfully adv Acting or behaving in theftful manner.
Theftless adj Not liable to be stolen.
Thegn n Same 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 adj Of noble or gentile birth.
Thegndom n A position or rank of a thegn. 2. thegns collectively.
Thegnhood n The state or condition of being a thegn: one engaged in a king's or queen's service; thanehood.
Thegnly adv Pertaining to or belonging to a thegn.
Thegnship n The domain or realm of a thegn or thegns.
Their adj The 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 prn Plural form 'their'
Thellich prn Of this or such, kind, such-life, such.
Thellich adj Thing or things: of this; that, or such kind, such.
Them phr The 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 prn The 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 adv At that time; afterwards , immediately, next in time.
Then conj For 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 adv In those days, at that past time or epoch.
Thence adv From that time or place or source; for that reason.
Thenceforth adv From that time onward; thereafter.
Thenceforward adv Thenceforth. 2. from that place or time forward.
Thenne adv Thence.
Thenness n The state or condition of being then; in the past as opposed to now.
Then-to'fore adv Before then, before that time, there to fore.
Theodisc n Thede.
Theofen vb To howl, to howl at.
Theow n Thew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Theow vb To be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Theowdom n The state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
Theowful adj Full of or characterised by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Theowfullness n State or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterised by vigour, energy, robustness.
Theowish adj Servile, slavish, bondbound.
Theowlike adj Servile, slavish, base.
Theowten vb To serve, minister, officiate.
There adv In 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 adv About 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 adv Near 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 adv Up there, up yonder, in heaven; heaven.
Thereafter n Heaven; paradise.
Thereafter adv After that (time); afterwards; according to that.
There-afterwards adv During a time thereafter.
There-against adv Against, in opposition to. 2. as a set-off; thereto, contrary to; or the other side. 3. in pressure or impact against.
Thereamongst adv Among that, those or them; there-anent.
There-anent adv About, concerning, or in reference to that matter; relating to.
Thereas adv In that place, in which, where.
Thereat adv At 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 adv On top of that (patent law).
Thereaway adv Of 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 adv Beyond that.
Thereby adv By that means; as a result or in consequence.
Thereby adv By 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 adv In 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 adv Used 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 adv From that or it. 2. from this or that time, place, event etc.
Therein adv In 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 adv Later, afterwards or in a subsequent place in the same document etc.
Thereinbefore adv Earlier in the same document etc.
There-in-to adv Into that or this place. 2. thereinto.
Thereinunder adv In and under that (of a clause to follow later in a document).
Thereness n The condition or quality of being there. 2. existence in a defined place.
Therenigh adv Near that place or thing; nearby.
Thereof adv Of or concerning this or that. 2. from that circumstance or source. 3. of this or that. 4. there-of.
Thereon adv On that, this or it (of motion or position). 2.
Thereout adv Out of that; from that source. 2. there-out.
Thereover adv Above that; in that position. 2. there-over.
Therethrough adv Through that. 2. there-through.
Therethroughout adv Throughout that.
Thereto adv To that or it. 2. in addition; to boot. 3.there-to
Theretofore adv Before that time. 2. there-to-fore.
Theretoward adv Towards there (towards the destination under discussion). 2. leading there (towards the destination under discussion).
Theretoward adj Leading towards
Thereunder adv Under that; under this or that. 2. in accordance with that. 3. stated below that (in that document). 2. there-under.
Thereunto adv To that or it. 2. there-unto.
Thereupon adv Immediately after that. 2. there-upon.
Therewith adv With that; soon or immediately after that. 2. there-with.
Therewithal dv In addition; besides. 2. there-withal.
Therewithin adv Within that.
Therf n Of bread: not fermented, unleavened.
Therk adj Dim, dark, dulling.
Therkness n Darkness, state of dusk, dimming.
Thes adv Because 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 adj The 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 n The owl.
The Thing n Something suitable for a purpose, 'as the book isn't quite the thing'
Thester n Darkness, (lit & fig.)
Thester vb To become dark, grow dark, make dark, darken, dim.
Thesterful adj Full of darkness, very dark; thestri.
Thesterly adv Darkly, dimly.
Thesterness n Darkness, the tenebrum, tenabrae.
Thew n Thew, a slave, bondman, thrall.
Thew n Muscular strength, brawn; a muscle, sinew. 2. mental or moral vigor.
Thew vb To be a serf, or servant, to serve, minster.
Thew vb To instruct in morals and manners. 2. to instruct, discipline, train, chastise. 3. in compounds ill-thewed; well-thewed.
Thewdom n The state of slavery, bondage, thraldom.
Thewed adj Trained, 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 adv In a well thewed way, virtuously
Thewful adj Full of or characterized by good qualities, good virtue, moral.
Thewfullness n State or quality of being good, virtuous, moral. 2. characterized by vigour, energy, robustness.
Thewish adj Servile, slavish, bond-bound.
Thewless adj Destitute of morals or virtue, vicious, immoral. 2. without morals, inert, spiritless. 3. weak; lacking strength, vigor.
Thewlessness n The 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 adj Servile, slavish, base.
Thewness n Virtue, vigour, robustness.
Thewten vb To serve, minister, officiate.
Thewy adj Having well-developed thews: sinewy, muscular, brawny.
They prn The 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 prn They would, had.
They'll prn They will; they shall
They're prn They are.
Thick adj Not 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 n The external ear swollen as a result of a blow (esp give a person a thick ear).
Thicken vb To make or become thick or thicker. 2. become more complicated.
Thickening n The process of becoming thick or thicker. 2. a substance used to make liquid thicker. 3. a thicken part.
Thicket n A dense growth or tangle of bushes; brush, brushwood, shrubbery, copse. 2. a wood or a collection of trees, shrubs, etc., closely set. 3. a crowd, mass, throng, teeming.
Thickfold adj Thickly together in great numbers, amassed, teeming, in crowds.
Thickhead n An ignorant person; an idiot; a blockhead.
Thickheaded adj Ignorant, dull mentally, lacking mental alertness
Thickheadness n The state or quality of becoming thick-headed.
Thickish adj Somewhat thick.
Thick-knee n The stone curlew.
Thickly adv In a thick manner or way.
Thickness n The 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 phr Thicknessing 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 adj Not sensitive to reproach or criticism; not easily offended.
Thick-sighted adj Not seeing clearly; of hazy, obscure or dim vision, opaque.
Thick-swarming adj Of persons, animals, insects moving in great multitude.
Thickwit n One who is stupid, idiotic, lacking mental alertness.
Thick-witted adj Stupid, 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 n The Frigate bird because of the bird unlovely habits of stealing each other's food, nesting material and even eggs.
Thief-bote n Compensation or recompense paid by a thief.
Thiefdom n The practice of theft, thievery, robbery. 2. realm or domain of thieves.
Thief-key n A skeleton key.
Thief-land n A name for Botany Bay, Australia. 2. the whole of the Australian Continent. 3. Thieveland.
Thief-like adj Stealthly, underhand, of a manner thievish; by stealth, furtively.
Thief-wycke n A district or wick full of thieves. 2. Botany bay, Sydney in 1788.
Thieve vb Take 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 adj Stolen, pilfered, taken stealthily.
Thieve-friend n Consort or friend of thieves.
Thieving n The 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 adv In a thievish manner.
Thievishness n The quality or characteristic of thieving.
Thig vb To 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 n Begging, mendicancy, cadging.
Thigger n A beggar, mendicant, cadger. 2. one who through beggary, cadging, exacts contributions from others. 3. a licensed beggar.
Thigh n The 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 adj In combination, as thunder-thighs.
Thigh bone n The femur, the bone of the leg between the knee-joint and hip-joint.
Thigh-high adj As high or reaching unto the thigh.
Thightness n OE. pith. 2. closeness, nearness.
Thighward adv Towards or approaching the thigh.
Thild n Patience, endurance, forbearance; see: "thole."
Thimble n A 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 n A fruit such as the loganberry, blackcap raspberry shaped like a thimble.
Thimbled adj Wearing a thimble while sewing.
Thimbleful adj A small quantity or amount: what a thimble contains.
Thimbleweed n Any of various plants with thimble-shaped receptacles, as the rudbeckia and the American wood anemone.
Thin adj Having 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 adv Not thickly or closely; in a scattered state; as, seed sown thin.
Thin vb To 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 prn A 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 n A 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 n Any 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 n A meeting, assembly, esp. a judicial assembly; court or council. 2. a matter brought before a court of law or in legal process.
Thing vb To 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 phr No 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 n A day on which the "thing" court was held.
Thinghood n The quality, condition or character of being a thing.
Thinginess n The quantity of being thingy. 2. reality, actuality, objectivity. 3. devotion to things, practical, or matter-of-fact character.
Thing-in-itself n Kantian term for a noumenal or real something so far beyond human ken that it can never be known.
Thingish adj Like a physical, tangible thing; objective.
Thinglike adj Resembling a thing; having the properties associated with a physical object; object-like.
Thingliness n The quality of being thingly.
Thingly adv (Philosophy, art, linguistics) pertaining to the substance of a work, separate or reality.
Thingmen n The 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 n The quality or state of objective existence or reality.
Thing o'nothing n A trifle, a bagatelle.
Things n Plural of thing; one's clothes,, furniture, luggage, or possessions collectively; stuff.
Thing-stead n The place where the "thing" was held.
Thingy n A little thing. 2. material; real.
Thingy adj Having 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 vb To 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 n A person who thinks, esp. in a specified way (an original thinker). 2. a person with a skilled or powerful mind, a philosopher, sage.
Thinking n Comprehending 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 adv A thought or thinking.
Thinly adj In a thin., loose or scattered manner ; scantily; not thickly.
Thinner n A substance, such as turpentine, added to paint, varnish etc to make it thinner.
Thinness n Relatively 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 n Plants, trees, etc which have been removed to improve the growth of those remaining.
Thinnish adj Somewhat thin.
Thin-skinned adj Overly sensitive to criticism; easily offended.
Third adj In the third place; thirdly. 2. the last of three; being one of three equal parts. 3. one of three equal parts.
Third n One 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 adj Coming 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 n A thing of third quality.
Third-best adj Of third quality.
Thirdborn adj Born as the third child to parents or family.
Third-borough n Also: 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 n A third part of anything. 2. a third deal; thirdendeal. 3. third of a ton.
Third-eye n The 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 n The ring finger when playing a bowed string instrument. 2. the middle finger when playing a keyboard instruments.
Third hand n An intermediary- the second removed from the original source.
Thirding n The thing part of anything.
Thirdly adv In the third place; as a third point.
Thirdness n The quality or state of belonging to a third category or of being a third element.
Thirdpenny n A 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 n The third presentation of a bill in the legislative assembly, in the UK to debate committee reports.
Third shadow n A "ghostly third party" found in all sorts of places, including the bed, the mind, and leaving an aftermath of destruction of trust in our lives.
Thirdsman n A mediator, arbiter, intermediary.
Thirdsome adj Being one of three, accompanied by two other.
Third-string n Of a decidely lower quality or condition.
Third-tongue n A backbite; a slander.
Third-way n Used in a variety of context to designate a third possible ideology or solution to a problem.
Third-wheel n A person or thing that serves no useful purpose. 2. an unwanted third party accompanying two persons on a date.
Third World n The underdeveloped and developing countries of Asia and Africa and Latin America collectively.
Third World War n A war involving the major nations of the world for a third time.
Thirl n Thrill, 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 n Variant of thrall. 2. astriction (usu. on a particular mill) 3. the duty and liability of tenants. 4. thirlage, socken.
Thirl vb To 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 vb To 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 n A bond of servitude.
Thirld adj Pierced, perforated, penetrated. 2.bonded in servitude.
Thirldom n Thralldom, servitude.
Thirlfolk n Bonds people; those in some form of servitude.
Thirling n Bringing into subject or bondage.
Thirling-mill n A mill to which certain lands are astricted in a thirlage.
Thirst adj Needing 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 adv In a thirsty manner.
Thirstiness n The property of being thirsty.
Thirstland n An extreme arid region, like a desert.
Thirstless adj Lacking or void thirst; devoid of thirst.
Thirstlewe adj Thirsty
Thirsty adj Having a desire to drink. 2. dry, arid, having a longing, yearning, craving for liquid.
Thirsty work n Hard physical labor of a type that causes the worker to sweat and become thirsty.
Thirteen n Being 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 n The 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 adj Of or about thirteen years of age.
Thirteenth adj The ordinal form of the number thirteen.
Thirty adj Being 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 adj Thirty-times as many.
Thirtyish adj Somewhat around or about the number thirty.
Thirty-something n Unspecified age between thirty and forty.
This prn See 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 prn The 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 adv In this manner or respect.
This-how adv In this way, manner; thissen.
This-like adj Such, as this, like this.
Thiskin adv Of this kind.
Thisness n The quality of being this (what you or a thing this). 2. as distinct from anything or anybody else.
Thistle n Any of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
Thistledown n The feather-like bunch or clustering of seeds produced by the thistle.
Thistlelike adj Resembling or like a thistle in one aspect or other.
Thistly adj Overgrown with thistles.
Thistle-warp n The goldfinch.
Thistly adv Of the nature of a thistle
This-wayward adv Towards this way; in this direction.
This-world n The 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 n Pertaing to things of the present.
This-wordly adv Concerned or being of this world or present state of existence.
Thither adv To 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 adj Being 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 adv Up to that time; until then.
Thithermost adv Of or part more distant point from one's point of reference.
Thitherward adv Towards that place; in that direction. 2. thither-ward.
Thode n A violent wind, a windwhirl
Thode vb To strike.
Thoft n A rower's bench.
Thoil n To be able to justify the expense of a purchase.
Thole n A 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 n Forbearance, endurance, suffering, tolerance, patience.
Thole vb To be subjected or exposed to something evil. 2. to be afflicted with. 3. to have to bear, suffer, endure, undergo. 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 adj Bearing patiently. forbearing, submitting.
Thole-bondness n Patience,submission, suffering, endurance, forbearance.
Thole-mood adj Submissive, meek, patient.
Thole-moodly adv Patiently, submissively,meekly.
Thole-moodness n State or condition of patience, submissiveness, meekness
Thong n A 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 vb Provide with a thong. 2. strike with a thong.
Thonged adj Having a thong or straps.
Thongless adj Without a thong or strap.
Thong-like adj Resembling a thong or strap; straplike.
Thongy adj Sticky and stringy; ropy.
Thor n The Norse god of thunder, after whom Thursday, is manned.
Thorn n Something 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 vb To 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 n A poison plant of the nightshade family, Datura stramonium. 2. a haw.
Thorn-back n An old maid, spinster.
Thorn devil n Moloch: spiny Australian lizard, "Moloch horridus"- the horns on the head and numerous spines on the body gives it a most formidable appearance.
Thornbird n Any of various small South American birds of the genus Phacellodomus.
Thorned adj Having thorns or prickles; knotty.
Thornen adj Thorny, prickly, having thorns.
Thorn-hedge n A hawthorn hedge.
Thornily adv In a thorny matter.
Thorniness n Quality or condition of having thorns or being prickly. 2. fig, acerbity of manner and/or speech, roughness, ruggedness.
Thornish adj Thorny, pricklish.
Thornless adj Having or bearing no thorns. 2. free from thorns;without thorns.
Thorn-like adj Resembling or like a thorn in one aspect or more.
Thorn-tree n The hawthorn. 2. the honey locust.
Thorny n Prickly, pointy, spiky.
Thorny devil n A harmless spiny lizard of grotesque appearance which feeds chiefly on ants, found in arid inland Australia; the moloch.
Thorough adj Very 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 adv Thoroughly. [Obs. or Colloq.] - 2. through. [Obs.] --Shak.
Thorough n A furrow between two ridges, to drain off the surface water. (Prov. Eng)
Thorough-blood n A pure blood.
Thorough-bred adj Having 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 n The process or an instance of draining land by means of enclosed channels beneath the soil; through-draaining.
Thoroughfare n A 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 adj Very thorough, out-and-out.
Thorough-hearted adj Whole-hearted; entirely devoted.
Thoroughly adv Completely, fully; entirely, absolutely.
Thoroughness n The quality of being thorough or doing things thoroughly; completeness.
Thoroughpin n Dropsical 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 n thoroughly, through to the end.
Thoroughway n A major road or motorway service road, stock route.
Thorough-wort n Eupatorium perfoliatum.
Thorp n Hamlet, village, neighbourhood, estate, farm.
Thor's beard n The plant house leek, as used in heathen practices.
Thor's hanmer n T-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 prn Plural 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 prn The 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 adv However; 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 n The 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 adj Having thoughts.
Thoughten vb Having a specific belief, thought or thinking.
Thoughtful adj Having 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 adv Of manner: full of thought and consideration for others; showing kindness to others. 2. careful and thoughtful in deliberation when examining situations and matters.
Thoughtfulness n The state or quality of being thoughtful, careful, heedful and considerate.
Thoughtiness n Melancholy, pensiveness.
Thoughtless adj Manifesting lack of thought or care; heedless. 2.giddy, stupid, silly. 3. impudent, improvident.
Thoughtlessly adv In a manner or way of lacking thought or consideration.
Thoughtlessness n The quality of being thoughtless; not of thought or consideration; carelessness, inconsiderateness.
Thought-like adj Resembling a thought. 2. resembling the process of thought.
Thoughtness n The fact or quality of being thoughtful or mentally discerned.
Thought-out adj Elaborated, constructed or arrived at by thinking or mental labour. 2. thoroughly considered
Thought-reader n Person supposedly able to perceive another's thoughts.
Thought-reading n To read a person's thoughts, alleged to be possessed by certain persons or persons in a certain physic state.
Thought shop n A place where ideas are discussed or developed; a think-tank.
Thought shower n A politically correct term for a 'brainstorm.' - a sudden thought particularly one that solves a long-standing problem.
Thought-sick adj Sick or distressed with thought or thinking.
Thoughtsome adj Addicted to thought; thoughtful. 2. of the nature of thought or having the faculty of thought; mental, spiritual.
Thoughtsome-ness n State or condition of being inclined to thought; thoughtful.
Thought-steady adj Carefully considered and restrained, measured.
Thought stopping n A cognitive intervention technique prescribed by some psychotherapists with the goal of interrupting, removing, and replacing problematic recurring thoughts with positive ones.
Thought-stream n The continuous succession of a person's thoughts, specifically as represented in a narrative technique in fiction.
Thought-thing n Thought given substance with feeling in the mind.
Thoughtwave n A 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 n A customary way of thinking. 2. an unconscious assumption or idea.
Thought-word n A word conceived in the mind but not uttered.
Thought-world n An amalgam of mental attitudes, beliefs, assumptions and concepts about the world characteristics of any particular people, time, place, etc.
Thoughty adj Given to thought, thoughtful. 2. heedful, attentive, intent. 3. pensive, melancholy, anxious.
Though-whether adv Notwithstanding, nevertheless, howbeit, however.
Thousand n The number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects. 2. hence, indefinitely, a great number.
Thousand adj Consisting 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 adj A thousand-times (thousand-deal).
Thousand-fold adj One thousandtimes as much or many. 2. thousandly.
Thousandth n Coming last in the order of a thousand successive individuals. 2. one-thousand parts.
Thousand-yard stare n A vacant or unfocused gaze into the distance, seen as a characteristic of a war-weary or traumatised soldier.
Thowen n An adult, grown-up, a thriven.
Thrack n (OE: thyran) to press, oppress, afflict. 2. to load, burden. 3. thrutch.
Thraftly adv Angrily, surlily.
Thrall n A serf, slave, bondman, captive.
Thrall vb To bring into bondage and subjection. 2. to deprive of liberty; hold in thraldom; enthral, enslave; to take hold or captive.
Thralldom n The state or condition of being a thrall; thraldom, bondage; servitude, captivity.
Thrallhood n The state or condition of being a thrall; bondage; thraldom, servitude, captivity.
Thrall-folk n Slaves, indentured servants, serfs, bondsmen.
Thrallful adj Full of misery.
Thralling n The state of being enthralled; enthralling.
Thrash vb See 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. 7. an act or instance of sailing a vessel against strong wind, waves, etc. 8. a fast, hard ride in a car or other vehicle.
Thrash vb To beat soundly; to defeat. 2. to thresh grain. 3. to writhe. 4. to cause (an engine, motor, etc.) to work extremely hard; to drive (a vehicle) very hard and fast.
Thrash phr "Thrash Out" - to discuss thoroughly, until agreement or conclusion is reached. 2. sole, remove, by thorough discussion.
Thrashen adj That has been thrashed.
Thrashing n A sound beating or flogging; punishment. 2. prolonged and inefficient processing by a computer, involving excessive disk activity and typically caused by inadequate available memory.
Thrashing floor n See: 'threshing floor"
Thrashy adv Resembling thrash.
Thrave n Threave. 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 n A space in time; a while.
Threa vb To rebuke, reprove, chastise, to punish, to torment, afflict.
Thread n A 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 vb To 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 adj Of 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 n The state or quality of being threadbare or worn to the thread.
Threaden adj Composed or made of thread.
Threadiness n The state of being thready.
Threading n An 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 adj Resembling a thread.
Threadless adj Without a thread; having no thread; unthreadable.
Threadlike adj Resembling a thin thread.
Thread mark n A mark in the form of a thin line made in a banknote paper with high-colored silk fibres to prevent photographic counterfeiting.
Threadmeal adj Thread by thread. 2. minutely.
Threadneedle Street n The street where the Bank of England is situated.
Threadness n The quality of being thready; stringiness.
Threads n (Slang): clothes, garments, gold thread.
Threadsnake n The Leptotyphlopidae (commonly called 'slender blind snakes' or 'thread snakes') are a family of snakes found in North America, South America, Africa and Asia. All are fossorial and adapted to burrowing, feeding on ants and termites.
Thread-up n To put the film in position in a cinema projector.
Threadworm n A long slender worm, parasitic in humans and pigs.
Thready adj Covered in threads; stringy, fibrous. 2. of liquid: forming strings, ropy, viscid. 3. of plants: filamentous, hairy. 4. veined in marking.
Threap n Contradiction, contention, argument, discussion, controversy, dispute, strife. 2. contradict or pertinacious assertion; hostile charge or accusation. 3. rebuke or reproof.
Threap vb To 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. 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 n Land in dispute of ownership.
Threapen vb To threaten, to blame, chide, reprove.
Threaper n One who persistently asserts.
Threaping n Having the quality or state of asserting, chiding, reproving.
Threat n Something 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 vb To 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 vb To utter threats; portends.
Threatened adj Menaced.
Threatening n The act or action of posing a threat.
Threatening adj Menacing, portending something undesirable. 2. (of clouds, or sky) lowering.
Threateningly adv In a threatening manner.
Threatening-ness n In a threatening manner.
Threatful adj Full of threat or menace; forbidding.
Threatfully adv In a threatening manner.
Threatless adj Posing no threat or menace
Three n The 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 adj Being 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 phr Three 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 adj Made up of three; three times as many or great, triplicate. 2. triply in a three-fold manner or degree.
Threefoldness n The quality of being three-times.
Three-fourths n Of three quarters the original size.
Three-hundred n The cardinal number occurring after two hundred and ninety-nine and before three hundred.
Threeish adj Any time close to three o'clock.
Three Kings' Day n Epiphany 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 n A Venetian window: a window with two mullions forming three main divisions.
Threelihood n The Trinity; threefoldness.
Threeness n The fact or condition of being three or three-fold; esp. said of the Godhead.
Threeone n A triune (being three in one). 2. the Trinity.
Three-on-the-tree adj On a motor car (esp. one made between 1939 and the mid- 1970s) a three-speed manual transmission whose gear shift lever is mounted on the steering column.
Threepence n The sum of three pence , esp. before decimalization.
Threepenny adj Costing three pence, esp. before decimalization.
Threepenny bit n A former coin worth three old pence.
Three-sixty adj Complete, whole, fully, totally.
Threescore n Sixty.
Threescore and ten n Seventy years as an expected life span.
Threesome n A group of three times. 2. a game for three people.
Three thousand n The number the same as the product of 30 hundred.
Three-time loser n Someone with bad luck or poor skills who consistently loses.
Three-tongued adj Trilingual.
Three-way adj Involving three ways or participants.
Three-wheeler n Vehicle with three wheels.
Threng n A crowd, a throng.
Threng vb To crush or press into a narrow space; forceto confinement. 2. to go into a throng or crowd; press.
Threpe n Reprove, reprehend, punish, blame. 2. call to term. 3. insist.
Thresh vb See 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 n A flail: a medieval weapon.
Threshen adj Of a crop that has undergone threshing, threshed.
Thresher n A person or machine which threshes.
Thresherman n An operator of a mechanical thresher or mechanical farm equipment.
Threshold n The sill at the door of a building; doorway entrance. 2. the starting point, beginning. 3. obstacle, stumbling block.
Threshold vb To alter an image by reproducing it in two tones only, each part being dark or light according as to threshold.
Thresholdless adj Having no threshold.
Threshing floor n A hard level floor for threshing esp. with flails.
Threshless adj Grain still to be separated from straw or husks by threshing.
Threst vb To 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 n The act oraction ofpressing, squeezing, crushing.
Thrice adv Three times; repeatedly, as 'thrice blessed'
Thricely adv Three times, thrice.
Thrice-monthly adv Occurring three times each month. 2. published three times each month.
Thrice-monthly n A publication issued three times monthly.
Thrie n Three-times; thrice.
Thrildom n Thralldom, thirldom, bondage, slavery.
Thrill n A hole, perforation, aperture, a nostril.
Thrill n One who is bound in servitude; a thrall.Gathered
Thrill vb To 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 vb To 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 adj Pierced, penetrated, effect or thrilled by emotion. 2. caused to vibrate.
Thrillhood n The state of sudden excitement or great pleasure. 2. state or condition of trembling, quivering. 3. the action of piercing.
Thriller n A suspenseful adventure story, play or movie.
Thrilldom n The world of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillerish adj Suggesting sensational and exciting things, such as novels or movies.
Thriller-writer n A writer of thrillers or exciting, sensational novels.
Thrillful adj Full of excitement, thrilled.
Thrill-like adj Resembling or characteristic of a thrill in one aspect or other.
Thrilling adj Causing a surge of emotion or excitement. 2. causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock.
Thrillingly adv In a manner of thrilling, exciting, moving emotionally.
Thrillingness n State or condition of being emotionally moved, causing tremulous excitement, deep and moving.
Thrilly adj Afeected by thrill or a thrill; having an enthralling quality.
Thrill-seeker n A person who enjoys thrilling situations or who takes part in dangerous sports.
Thrill-seeking adj Searching for thrills like a thrill-seeker.
Thrilly adj Exciting producing a thrill.
Thrimness n The Trinity; threeness, three-fold conditions, thrinness.
Thrimsa n A third part of a weight. 2. a candle.
Thrin n Threefold, triplicity, thrice. 2. also three kinds of.
Thrinfold adj Three-fold.
Thring n A threng, a throng. 2. a crowd, multitude.
Thring vb Downthring : to throwdown.
Thrinter n (May be formed on Twinter):three winter (in time0. 2. a three-year old: said of cattle, sheep.
Thriste adj Bold, audacious, brave.
Thro prp Through.
Throat n The 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 vb To 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 n Adam's apple.
Throated adj Having or using the specific form of throat, as in derived words : deep-throated, full-throated, dry-throated, red-throated etc.
Throat pipe n The windpipe, or trachea.
Throatful adj As much as the throat can hold at once.
Throatiness n Throaty utterance. 2. gutturalness.
Throating adj Pertaining to the throat; throaty. 2. the act of producing sounds in the throat.
Throat singing n Overtone singing, also known as overtone chanting or harmonic singing.
Throatwort n The 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 adj Uttered in the throat; guttural, deep, husky.
Throck n Share-beam: ploughead.
Throe n Violent 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 n Oppression, 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 vb To 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 adv Earnestly, busily, closely.
Throng adj Compressed, 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 adj Full or packed with people, fully crowded, frequented or fully attended. 2. overly eager, completely earnest. 3. thickish, compressed.
Thronging n The action of gathering together, pressing, crowding. 2. engaging in work or business.
Thropple n Variant of throttle; windpipe, larnyx.
Thropple vb To throttle.
Throstle n The Thrush or Mavis: "Turdus musicus."
Throstle frame n A machine for continuously spinning wool or cotton.
Throttle n Etymology: 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 n In 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 adj To press someone's throat very tightly so that they cannot breathe.
Throttle hold n A 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 adv From 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 prep From 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, 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 n A 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 n The process or an instance of draining land by means of enclosed channels beneath the soil; thorough-draining.
Throughfall n The shedding of excess water from leaves to the ground, usually when the soil is completely saturated.
Throughflow n The movement beneath the land surface.
Through-going adj A scolding, severe reprimand or reproof.
Through-line n The theme that runs through the plot of a film or play.
Throughly adv Thoroughly.
Through-other adj Disorderly, harum-scarum; through-ither.
Throughout prp In every part of; from beginning to end. 2. the amount of material put through a process, esp. in manufacturing or computing.
Throughout adv Everywhere; at every moment.
Throughput vb The amount of material processed in a particular period; especially by computer.
Through-road n A road that joins cities, towns, or villages together.
Through-shine n Transparency, translucency.
Through-shine vb To be translucent, transparent.
Through-shining adj Translucent, transparent.
Through-stone n A horizontal gravestone or slab over a tomb; written also.
Through-sting vb To stab, pierce through.
Throughway n An expressway; thruway; a motorway..
Throw n object 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 vb To 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. 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 n A 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 adj Disposable, meant to be thrown away after use. 2. deliberately under emphasized.
Throwback n Revert to ancestral character. 2. an instance of reversion to ancestral character.
Throwing n The act by which something is thrown. 2. the felling of trees. 3. the process of making ceramic ware on the potter's wheel.
Thrown adj Twisted.
Throw-off n A start of a hunt or race.
Throw-out n Something sold cheaply because it has been rejected as damaged or imperfect.
Throw-over n A decorative cover that can be thrown over a bed or couch.
Throwing knife n A 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 n A small rotating arc table of variable speed used in the making of ceramics.
Throw-stick n A boomerang.
Throw up vb To vomit. 2. to produce something new or unexpected. 3. to cause something such as dust or water to rise.
Thrum n A company or body of a band, a troop, a thrum-ferd, a crowd, a throng, a teem. 2. magnificence, splendour.
Thrum n The 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 vb To 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 n A small island with conical shape or capped with a thrum-like or crowdy vegetative cap.
Thrum-chinned adj Bearded, hirsute, awned.
Thrum-eye adj Astrocarpus clusii or petiver.
Thrummed adj Covered with thrums, hairy, nap-like, shaggy; fringed.
Thrummy adj Consisting or characteristic, or resembling thrums. 2. shaggy, downy, velleity.
Thrumstone n Asbestos: Gray's name for "asbestos." -- being a fibrous material.
Thrumwort n The water-plantain: "Alisma plantago" - also the "Allied star-fruit. 2. "Actinocarpus damasonicus"; Loves-lies-bleeding; amarantus caudatus.
Thruppence n Thruppence.
Thrush n OE. 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 adj Resembling or characteristic of a thrush.
Thrutch n A narrow gorge or ravine. 2. the act of thrutching: a push, press, squeeze.
Thrutch vb To press, squeeze, crush. 2. to crowd, throng, threng, thrust, push. 3. to push, jostle, press in place. 4. to press cheese.
Thrutching n Squeezing, wringing, pressing, crowding.
Thud vb OE> 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 n The action of moving, falling, striking something with a dull, heavy, sound.
Thuddingly adv Moving, falling, striking something with a dull, heavy, sound way or manner.
Thuften n A maid servant; a hand maid; a female slave.
Thulge n Patience, tolerance, forbearance, thole.
Thulge vb To be patient, have patience, bear or put up with; to wait for.
Thumb n The 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 vb Travel 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. 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 blue n Indigo in the form of small balls or lumps, used by washerwomen to blue linen, and the like.
Thumb-board n A 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 n Taken as equal to an inch.
Thumb drive n Of computing, a small electronic device used to store digital data, more portable and robust than a hard drive.
Thumbed adj Worn by use.
Thumber n A hitchhiker.
Thumbful adj As much as the thumb can hold; a tiny amount.
Thumbhole n A hole made to receive a thumb.
Thumbkin n A thumbscrew or pair of thumbscrews.
Thumb knot n An overhand knot.
Thumb latch n A door latch having a lever formed to be pressed by the thumb.
Thumbless adj Without or lacking.
Thumblike n Resembling a thumb.
Thumb mark n The 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 n The nail of the thumb. 2. concise.
Thumb nut n A 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 n A very small pot.
Thumb-read adj Turn pages of a book with the thumb when glancing through it.
Thumb ring n A 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 n Pointed vertically downwards indicating disapproval or rejection.
Thumb shot n A thumbnail snapshot of an electronic document.
Thumb stick n In a video game, a joystick that can be operated with the thumb.
Thumb stroke n Of a stroke of the strings of guitar with a thumb.
Thumb sucker n A 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 n Stories or novels created by the thumb tribe.
Thumbs-up n A sign of approval of acceptance, encouragement, approval.
Thumb wheel n A small thumb-operated wheel on a mechanical or electronic device.
Thumby adj Soiled by thumb marks. 2. clumsy or "all thumbs."
Thunder n A 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 vb To 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 n A popular in Cornwall for a Celt or Celtic person.
Thunder-bearer n The bearer of Thunder or great force, often military. 2. bearer or sender of thunderbolts ie. Jove.
Thunder-beaten adj Beaten down by a thunder storm.
Thunder-bird n The 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 n A blast or peal of thunder.
Thunder bolt n A flash of lightning accompanied by thunder. 2. a stone (thunderstone) etc imagined to be a destructive bolt. 3. anything sudden and unexpected occurrence or item of news. 4. a belemnite. 5. a supposed bolt or shaft as a destructive agent, esp. as an attribute of a god.
Thunderbox n A primitive toilet.
Thunderburst n A burst of thunder.
Thundercloud n Cumulus cloud with a tail diffuse top, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning.
Thunderday n Thor's day; Thursday.
Thunderer n "The Thunderer' - the god Jupiter. 2. (colloquially) - "The Times" newspaper.
Thunderfly n The thrip.
Thunderful adj Full or charged with thunder; thundering, sounding like thunder.
Thunder-god n Roman: Jove; Norse: Thor.
Thunderhead n Rounded cumulus cloud projecting upwards and heralding thunder.
Thundering n The action of thunder, loud, resounding; inflicted of heavy and rowdy strokes. 2. vehement, threatening, invective of manner.
Thundering adj Causing 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 adv In a thundering manner; with a noise like thunder. 2. fig. violently, powerfully, with fierce denunciation. 3. excessively, tremendously, immensely.
Thunderless adj Without or not experiencing thunder.
Thunderlight n Lightning, a bolt or flash of thunder or lightning. 2 insomnia.
Thunderpot n A chamber pot, as a chamber utensil of bedroom-ware.
Thunder rod n A lightning rod.
Thunder shakes n Cleavage or split in wood. 2. cross fractures in timber.
Thunder shower n A brief but very heavy shower of rain.
Thunder show n An electric storm with lightning thunder and rain(often heavy).
Thunder-snake n The house snake, as it comes out of its hole during thunder storms.
Thundersnow n An infrequent thunder storm with snow, rather than with rain or hail.
Thunder-stick phr A 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 n A thunderbolt; belemnite. 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 n A storm with torrential rain, thunder, lightning and sometimes hail.
Thunder-stricken adj Thunderstruck.
Thunderstruck adj Astonished, surprised, startled, overwhelmed.
Thunder thighs n A weighty or obese woman with fat thighs.
Thunderworm n A small burrowing snake-like lizard native to Florida. So called because it comes out of its burrow after a thunderstorm.
Thunderwort n Supervivum tectoris
Thundery adj Characterised, 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 n The temple of the head.
Thursday n The fifth day of the week. 2. Thor's day.
Thurse n A gaint of heathen mythology; in medieval time; often the devil, demon, later a goblin of mystic superstition.
Thus adv In 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 n A placeholder or generic name for something.
Thusly adv To the manner of this; in such a way.
Thusness n The condition of being thus or so, actual; in that way.(humourous).
Thuswise adj In this way; thus.
Thutter vb To make a sputtering sound; howl, wail.
Thuttery adj Sputtering, howliish, wailing.
Thwack n Probably, OE thaccian: a blow with a flat or blunt instrument.
Thwack vb Probably, OE thaccian: to smack: to strike with something flat, whack.
Thwart n OE. thwerh A rower seat placed across a boat. ++++++
Thwart vb To prevent, to frustrate.
Thwartship adv Across the beam or breadth of a boat or ship.
Thwite vb To cut down or away, whittle, pare, shape by paring.
Thwiting n Knife or pare knife, or scraping knife.
Thwittle n A knife, a whittle, a shaving.
Thwittle vb To pare, cut away, shave away, whittle.
Thy adv By 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 prn Emphatic or reflexive form of the second singular pronouns thee and thou.
Thyvel n Thuvel, a bush, thicket.