Tag: word-meaning

89 What is the difference between “nope” and “no”? 2013-01-23T21:19:33.787

52 Meaning of 'sesquiannual'? 2015-11-12T11:17:37.080

52 When a girl mentions her girlfriend, does she mean it like lesbian girlfriend? 2016-10-25T00:45:47.073

51 The college in 'Electoral College' 2016-12-20T10:37:45.417

50 Why are nice picture/gif/video about foo called "foo-porn"? 2017-05-31T09:22:59.863

48 Meaning of "Sue me" 2016-11-21T16:47:17.073

47 Can I say "fingers" when referring to toes? 2019-03-20T11:37:13.773

43 What is mom-pkin? 2017-09-17T10:40:05.723

42 Do native speakers still use "ought to"? 2017-02-16T23:32:08.027

42 Agnostic vs Atheist 2017-12-29T07:40:20.197

37 What does "have a pop-up feel" mean? 2017-09-09T06:46:52.443

36 Is Let us = Let's? 2015-08-20T11:36:06.197

33 What does "chrome" mean besides the metal? 2016-07-18T16:48:46.683

33 What is the difference between feet and very feet? 2017-07-31T12:26:22.097

31 What does "Scary-lookin' fing, inee" mean? 2018-11-11T05:15:38.227

28 Are some offensive words always masculine? 2017-07-17T22:53:40.363

27 Meaning of the "On guard!" exclamation 2016-03-06T11:32:08.833

25 What does "meat" mean? 2016-01-08T08:15:16.353

24 Should "cooking" and "cleaning" be taken literally in "...two men at once. One cooking. One cleaning." 2014-03-05T23:12:32.510

24 'Out of curiosity' means I'm not curious at all. Isn't it? 2014-06-27T09:22:37.067

24 Day vs 24h day? 2018-01-12T17:35:39.870

24 What's the difference between "vanilla" and "plain" when talking about yogurts? 2018-08-15T22:31:26.950

23 Stuck writing a sentence because tea is a 'beverage' and water is not! 2015-02-18T09:38:18.520

23 Is it good to call someone "Nerd"? 2016-10-27T16:47:21.920

23 The meaning of "half woman, half girl" 2018-06-19T15:18:51.847

23 What is the meaning of "stool” in the context of getting a job? 2018-07-03T06:09:37.537

22 What does 'aye' mean in this context? 2015-01-12T21:27:06.173

22 Any chances "spell" means "pronounce"? 2015-02-10T18:02:18.903

22 "Hi there!" -- What does this 'there' mean? 2016-01-04T17:30:04.050

22 What is the word meaning people who sell something in forceful way on the street or places? 2017-04-06T13:51:54.177

22 What's the meaning of "shaves" in "Jesus saves, Bart shaves"? 2017-08-08T01:20:00.597

21 Does word "someone" refer to both an animal and a human being or only human being? 2015-06-28T18:23:38.497

21 How do we read "1906" in this text? 2015-08-05T19:23:15.857

21 soft as <down underneath>: why not underneath only? 2016-07-26T16:13:26.257

19 How is "better off" different from just "better"? 2014-11-27T02:26:27.420

19 Why does this documentation use "or" instead of "="? 2015-09-08T08:27:02.857

19 What does "rogue killers" mean? 2018-10-15T16:35:19.440

19 Why do the British use the word "flipping" for emphasis? 2018-11-08T05:49:41.907

19 What does "the proverbial middle finger" mean? 2020-07-21T15:12:30.160

19 How often do native speakers use the word "to scathe"? Is it OK if I use it instead of "to injure"? 2020-08-08T04:12:57.040

18 SB and STH in dictionaries 2016-04-05T11:02:19.630

18 What is the meaning of "check out" in a programming context? 2016-08-30T19:21:16.890

18 Meaning of the word "bromide" in "an additional charge for special presentations (e.g. bromides)" 2017-02-02T19:44:05.353

18 Help me understand the word "Doggo" in this image 2017-06-23T05:53:22.497

18 What is the root word of "Refactoring"? 2017-12-15T13:58:18.527

18 What is the difference between "thanks" and "thank you"? 2017-12-25T13:14:22.763

18 Meaning of 'pound' in "felt a fury that was not his own pound through his body" 2019-10-06T09:21:17.697

17 What is the meaning of "Redonkulous"; is it an English Phrase? 2014-06-21T21:51:20.757

17 "said" as an adjective 2014-08-05T01:24:40.753

17 What does "lickered up" mean? 2015-09-07T21:49:13.463

17 What is the difference between self-evident and self-explanatory 2016-09-02T09:32:36.887

17 The meaning of 'already' in the sentence 'Let's go already!' 2016-11-14T08:43:04.027

17 What do "blacks" and "missions" refer to in this context about Australia? 2018-04-09T13:03:22.790

17 Does a code snippet compile? Or does it get compiled? 2019-08-09T08:22:55.637

16 Flammable or Inflammable 2014-03-13T03:17:11.793

16 What does “kilo-stones” mean? 2015-11-30T06:08:35.743

16 Does 'breakfast' in "Let's have breakfast" denote an activity or a collection of edible items? 2016-02-02T10:25:55.077

16 'Clumsy' vs 'awkward'? 2017-09-04T03:27:48.903

15 differences between dependence and dependency 2014-12-09T09:24:34.007

15 Debuggable - Is it correct? 2015-12-21T06:27:48.717

15 When I say, "they will get married", will it be fully understood as "they will become a couple"? 2015-12-28T10:16:05.817

15 Can "Nightmare" be seen? 2016-03-09T09:56:22.167

14 Undiscovered meaning of the verb "to fold to" 2015-11-03T14:46:59.793

14 Origins and usage of "naďve" 2017-06-19T23:54:56.890

14 The meaning of "right" in "right by my desk" 2018-05-23T05:58:13.973

13 How does 'all' work in "Are these two agreements all right?" 2013-03-24T17:45:14.160

13 Tomato ketchup Vs Tomato sauce 2014-05-23T09:16:32.810

13 What does “produce” mean here? 2018-04-19T14:09:17.880

13 Smart/casual dress is encouraged with longs/shoes a must : What is "longs"? 2018-08-14T07:12:57.883

13 What is the difference between scissors and shears? 2019-12-06T12:32:25.850

13 What does "worry" mean in "The old farmer would stroke his whiskers and worry"? 2020-06-07T07:50:36.030

13 What does "guilty" mean in this context? 2020-08-31T11:24:04.893

12 Meaning of "unchubby" in "If you are gay, why were you so unchubby in the shower?" 2015-10-31T09:12:03.910

12 What do folded hands look like? 2016-04-26T04:22:09.613

12 What does 'straphanger' mean in this dialogue? 2017-07-18T15:45:56.663

12 What does "Candygram" mean? 2018-07-31T08:36:17.617

12 Meaning of "just" in "she just doesn't know..." 2018-12-26T10:04:52.657

11 What is the difference between “within” and “inside”? 2013-09-10T09:16:51.713

11 Difference between Track and Trace 2014-09-28T04:59:05.473

11 What is the meaning of the word 'pace'? 2014-12-21T03:55:10.587

11 May I use "naive" to mean "inexperienced"? 2015-07-31T08:55:31.563

11 "We have known each other for some years now" - so is it a long time or short time? 2015-10-09T05:01:15.080

11 Which word is used incorrectly in this sentence? 2016-03-13T12:55:09.770

11 "I have 2 days open next week." 2016-06-15T08:00:36.067

11 What does "ground" mean in this sentence? And what is the sentence saying? 2018-11-08T19:02:45.010

11 The meaning of "offing" in "an agreement in the offing" 2019-09-06T22:57:28.367

11 Meaning of the word "innocent" in "innocent of any logical coherence" 2020-01-09T13:50:11.463

11 What does the word "evening-in" mean here? 2020-05-20T20:12:57.067

11 What is the meaning of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"? 2020-08-23T19:16:35.260

10 Is intuitivity a word and how do I use it? 2015-03-04T19:23:48.440

10 What's the meaning of "wired"? 2015-09-10T06:24:18.690

10 How to understand "bomb the expletive out of something"? Is that an idiomatic expression? 2015-11-26T06:03:21.030

10 Use of word "stuffy" to mean "not easily digested" (or word suggestion) 2017-06-12T20:27:18.523

10 does "keep somebody" mean protect? 2017-09-06T15:25:54.220

10 What does *dead* mean in *What do you mean, dead?*? 2019-03-08T13:52:31.570

10 What is the meaning of "open" in "he swings the plastic strip open"? 2019-10-11T05:23:29.303

10 Is there any difference between the nouns "raise" and "rise"? 2020-06-10T12:41:46.830

9 meaning of "staff" in the title "senior staff software engineer" 2013-09-14T06:15:01.873

9 Meaning of "some" in "some <n> years"? 2013-11-29T11:44:26.617