/aʊtˈstrɪp/ verb [with object] 1 Move faster than and overtake (someone else) 1.1 Exceed. ========== Macy outstripped all the other exotic dancers, completing the process […] Read More


/ˈmɑːlɪn/ noun mass noun – Nautical Light rope made of two strands, used for binding larger ropes.Origin Late Middle English: from Middle Low German marling, […] Read More


/ˈruːləʊ//ruːˈləʊ/ noun 1 A cylindrical packet of coins. 2 A coil or roll of ribbon, knitted wool, or other material, especially used as trimming. Origin […] Read More


/ˈdʒʌmb(ə)l/ noun 1 An untidy collection or pile of things. 1.1 British mass noun Articles collected for a jumble sale. verb [with object] Mix up […] Read More


/ˈsnəʊbləʊə/ noun A machine that clears fallen snow from a pavement, road, or other area by blowing it out to the side. ========== Saturday night, […] Read More


/ˌmɒkəˈtʃiːnəʊ/ noun Cappuccino coffee containing chocolate syrup or chocolate flavouring. Origin 1980s: blend of mocha and cappuccino. ========== Choice chocolate is the key to a […] Read More


/ˈdɑːlɛk/ noun A member of a race of hostile alien machine-organisms which appeared in the BBC television science fiction series Doctor Who from 1963. Origin […] Read More


/səːˈkjuːɪtəs/ adjective (of a route or journey) longer than the most direct way. Origin Mid 17th century: from medieval Latin circuitosus, from circuitus ‘a way […] Read More


/ˈfɪlɪbɛɡ/ (also philibeg) noun Scottish historical A kilt. Origin Mid 18th century: from Scottish Gaelic feileadh-beag ‘little kilt’, from feileadh ‘plaid’ and beag ‘little’. ========== […] Read More


/ˈvʌɪsreɪn/ noun 1 The wife of a viceroy. 1.1 A female viceroy. Origin Early 19th century: from French, from vice- ‘in place of’ + reine […] Read More