Tag: word-request

153 How should I refer to a friend who is a girl but not a girlfriend? 2013-01-23T21:21:43.300

70 If potato chips come in contact with humid air, they become what? 2014-08-05T09:15:48.303

66 Is there any more 'respectful word' than 'beggars' for these wonderful guys? 2015-09-24T05:34:07.407

66 "Once, twice, thrice,...", what comes next? 2016-12-29T10:17:41.453

58 What do you call the act of drinking a whole bottle of, say, water in one go? 2018-08-13T20:54:41.830

47 "Ice cold" vs. "___ hot" in a professional context? 2016-03-13T13:45:47.370

45 What do we call 'ketchup', 'cheesy dip' , 'oregano' and things like that collectively, as they aren't side dishes? 2014-12-11T08:46:47.097

45 Does the English language have a word explaining a song in your head that you can't stop singing? 2018-08-23T12:10:56.507

40 What is the basic unit of a chain called in English? 2017-02-23T01:36:47.753

39 Does "unbuild" in "Unbuild your Legos before putting them back into the box" sound natural? 2016-09-22T18:29:39.967

39 What is the brown cardboard covering coffee cups called in English? 2017-12-11T15:09:39.777

37 What do you call this way of stacking rectangular objects on each other? 2016-07-06T17:19:34.497

37 When you tell a joke and nobody laughs 2017-01-26T17:53:39.460

33 What do we call the half closing of eyes? 2018-04-05T11:07:18.460

32 What is the cover of the head of a pen called in English? 2017-06-12T00:27:04.057

31 What's the word meaning “normal-temperature” water? 2013-02-13T14:24:47.017

31 Is there a word for the "unutterable" feeling when listening to a beautiful song? 2017-08-24T12:59:35.983

31 What do you call the things inside a fruit? 2018-07-16T00:45:54.393

31 Do native speakers use "ultima" and "proxima" frequently in spoken English? 2019-03-17T14:10:41.777

30 How do native speakers say 'the light bulb has stopped working' 2013-03-09T18:25:02.813

30 Word for someone who says yes, then no, then yes 2016-01-06T05:42:48.870

30 What is the word for the metal things on boots where the laces go? 2018-06-20T15:45:43.477

29 Plastic part on the tip of a shoelace 2017-10-23T17:07:23.170

29 Verb for "just opening a bit" a window or door 2018-07-09T15:21:18.513

29 What do you call an action that is less serious than a "crime" (that is not illegal, just against rules)? 2018-08-01T16:44:27.560

28 What's the name for non-bribe payments taken forcefully and illegally? 2015-08-05T07:14:27.003

28 What do we call the gesture of hitting each other's fists gently? 2016-04-14T05:01:30.237

28 What is the document called that parents have to sign so their underage children can take part in something? 2016-09-19T13:59:20.230

28 Do digits after the decimal point have a specific name? 2017-09-12T14:34:15.470

28 What would you call someone who sneaks into and stays in places where they have to be signed up, e.g. classes/country clubs 2017-12-11T16:07:46.713

28 Is there a verb for listening stealthily? 2019-04-21T21:10:49.103

27 Terms to refer uniquely to each of the grandparents 2013-02-15T08:50:50.767

27 What is the word for a property no more necessary but still present in a object? 2016-08-08T14:39:09.440

27 Call yourself God 2017-01-20T14:58:06.103

27 What is the sports hall in schools called in English? 2017-02-05T13:55:25.887

27 What is the filling of the stapler called in English? (picture attached) 2017-12-17T10:06:08.933

26 What is a non-vulgar synonym for this swear word meaning "an enormous amount"? 2017-01-06T00:58:06.623

26 Is there a word for losing something in order to gain some other thing? 2017-05-16T10:35:43.507

26 What do we call English with dots and dashes? 2017-10-31T04:35:03.197

26 The antonym of "diss" 2018-02-02T06:14:41.270

26 What is the opposite of 'picky'? 2018-05-30T09:42:00.593

26 A pro and a con at the same time 2018-09-05T10:48:25.287

25 When people brag about their abilities and belittle their opponents before a battle, competition, etc 2016-09-27T19:05:21.727

25 An adjective for a woman showing lots of skin? 2017-11-27T11:26:35.550

24 What is this type of road called in English? 2015-01-12T07:49:10.000

24 Term for bed sheet that embraces and partially encapsulates the mattress 2016-01-28T18:17:53.243

24 Is there a word or slang word to call a girl who loves brand products? 2016-02-16T20:05:37.467

24 What are these holes in sinks and tubs called? 2016-10-05T09:35:57.930

24 What is the English name for the palm's spots of the "working hands"? 2016-11-18T12:08:27.303

24 How can I describe being temporarily stupid? 2019-08-19T04:19:09.157

23 Can I use "Dress" for men's wear? 2015-06-22T19:25:42.257

23 What do you call the bunch of hair you grow long on the back of your head? 2016-09-09T22:25:49.893

23 What do you call the imprinted pattern left behind a car in mud? 2017-04-11T11:44:12.910

22 In cartography, what do you call the line that separates land from water? 2013-03-26T14:26:34.413

22 Phrases that express "afraid of wife" in English 2015-04-29T04:00:31.190

22 "I bought this shirt offline." Is this correct usage of the word 'offline'? 2015-05-27T09:29:58.697

22 What do we call these 'squeezed' papers? 2015-12-01T08:49:21.633

22 What is the inner cover of the winter shoes called in English? 2016-11-29T20:05:49.193

22 What do we call the small towel that we use only for hands 2017-03-07T17:47:11.677

22 What would be a word for a product that is below the expected level of quality? 2017-03-21T15:37:58.147

22 What do you call a plan that's an alternative plan in case your initial plan fails? 2019-04-13T16:23:59.897

21 Is there a single word for "native English speaker"? 2013-01-24T17:49:10.090

21 Is there a special word for the numbers 11 to 19? 2013-01-25T18:47:55.147

21 Slang word for working overtime without being paid 2018-04-26T07:33:07.570

21 Word for a small burst of laughter that can't be held back 2019-05-30T00:43:49.090

21 What do you call candidates in elections who don't actually have a chance to win and only create an illusion of competition? 2019-11-24T22:09:40.020

20 I can downplay. Can I upplay? 2014-09-18T00:51:37.640

20 What do the British call the dish which is called 'pudding' in the US 2015-02-08T21:02:40.297

20 What's a word for something you do, but you don't like to mention it? 2015-07-25T22:57:00.840

20 What is the English equivalent of the Russian word тормоз which is used for very slowly working software? 2017-09-19T20:39:11.060

19 What do you call a table that is unstable? 2013-02-19T22:36:21.803

19 What comes after tertiary? 2014-02-27T11:22:18.893

19 She wants to 'poop' -is that okay if used for humans? 2014-12-08T10:37:33.787

19 A word for "getting colored"? 2016-01-18T05:56:08.710

19 An English word describing a pseudo-job 2016-07-23T17:36:10.510

19 Proper term for hiring fewer people than required 2016-12-11T14:46:04.237

19 What is the opposite of "star" (celebrity)? 2018-02-26T17:27:35.573

19 What do you call a group set up to undermine a political argument? 2018-03-31T06:59:56.833

19 What do you call something that goes against the spirit of the law, but is legal when interpreting the law to the letter? 2019-04-07T16:36:12.877

19 verb describing "stomach's singing" 2019-12-31T09:43:08.523

18 What is the term for 'a......a.....a...' in speech? 2014-05-26T06:18:05.420

18 "Even vinegar, once you've gotten it for free, tastes sweet": Is there an English equivalent for this saying? 2016-07-24T13:34:20.980

17 Is there a specific term to describe time 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 etc 2013-05-16T15:21:58.813

17 What is the antonym of "to friend"? 2016-06-23T02:46:19.477

17 Word that includes "food, alcoholic drinks, and non-alcoholic drinks"? 2016-12-05T05:51:53.320

17 What do you call someone who attends the same university as you? 2018-02-05T01:47:25.167

17 Ways to say 'get smaller', 'decrease in size' in one word 2019-02-10T15:40:42.630

17 Is this food a bread or a loaf? 2019-04-08T09:44:11.993

17 What is the term for a person whose job is to place products on shelves in stores? 2019-04-23T19:20:30.780

17 What word can be used to describe a bug in a movie? 2019-08-08T10:18:04.930

16 When you don't understand a joke right away 2013-02-06T23:15:39.807

16 What is the term for music without singer voice? 2013-03-10T21:26:26.197

16 'Strong' presence, but ________ absence? 2014-11-29T21:14:34.083

16 If you agree, you 'nod'; if you don't agree, you _________? 2015-03-10T10:51:37.123

16 Is there a word for a gel turning into liquid? 2015-10-21T15:16:20.360

16 What do we call glasses with thick lenses 2018-09-27T23:01:13.420

16 How do you describe a nut which does not tighten 2018-12-03T17:33:45.640

16 What does "don't have a baby" imply or mean in this sentence? 2019-02-21T05:16:29.887

16 What do you call the main part of a joke? 2019-04-17T10:48:18.900