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pogonophobia

Definition an extreme dislike of beards Origin and usage The word pogonophobia is a combination of...

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hot-wire

Definition to start the engine of a car by connecting wires rather than by using a key, usually in...


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drudge

Definition someone who has to do a lot of boring and unpleasant work Origin and usage The word...

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bronco

Definition a horse that is still wild, especially in a rodeo Origin and usage The word bronco...

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anime

Definition a style of Japanese animated film or TV programme Origin and usage Anime is a recent...

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vine

Definition 1. the plant on which grapes grow 2. any plant with a long thin stem that grows along...

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minion

Definition an unimportant person who has to do what a more powerful person tells them to do Origin...

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greyhound

Definition a tall thin dog that can run very fast and is used in races Origin and usage The word...

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ampere

Definition an amp used for measuring electricity Origin and usage The term ampere comes from the...