English dictionary

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lubber |ˈləbər| — an awkward stupid person

lubberly |ˈlʌbəli| — clumsy and unskilled

lube |ˈluːb| — a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

lubricant |ˈluːbrɪkənt| — a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

lubricate |ˈluːbrɪkeɪt| — have lubricating properties

lubrication |ˌluːbrɪˈkeɪʃn| — the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant

lubricator |ˈluːbrəˌkeɪtər| — a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

lubricious |luːˈbrɪʃəs| — having a smooth or slippery quality

lubricity |luːˈbrɪsɪtiː| — feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness

luce |ˈluːs| — United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)

lucent |ˈluːsənt| — softly bright or radiant

lucerne |ˈluːsərn| — important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop

lucid |ˈluːsɪd| — (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

lucidity |luːˈsɪdəti| — free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression

lucidness  — free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression

Lucifer |ˈluːsɪfər| — (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

luck |lʌk| — your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

luckily |ˈlʌkɪli| — by good fortune

luckiness  — an auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes

luckless |ˈlʌkləs| — having or bringing misfortune

lucky |ˈlʌki| — occurring by chance

lucrative |ˈluːkrətɪv| — producing a sizeable profit

lucre |ˈluːkər| — informal terms for money

lucubrate |ˈluːkjʊˌbreɪt| — add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

lucubration |ˌluːkjʊˈbreɪʃən| — a solemn literary work that is the product of laborious cogitation

ludicrous |ˈluːdɪkrəs| — broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce

lues |ˈluːiːz| — a common venereal disease caused by the treponema pallidum spirochete; symptoms change through progressive stages; can be congenital (transmitted through the placenta)

luff |ləf| — (nautical) the forward edge of a fore-and-aft sail that is next to the mast

luffa  — the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer

Luftwaffe |ˈlʊftˌvɑːfə| — the German airforce

lug |lʌɡ| — ancient Celtic god

luggage |ˈlʌɡɪdʒ| — cases used to carry belongings when traveling

lugger |ˈləɡər| — small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails

lugubrious |ləˈɡuːbriəs| — excessively mournful

lugubriousness |ləˈɡuːbrɪəsnəs| — the quality of excessive mournfulness and uncheerfulness

lugworm |ˈlʌɡwɜːrm| — marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait

lukewarm |ˌluːkˈwɔːrm| — moderately warm

lull |lʌl| — a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished

lullaby |ˈlʌləbaɪ| — a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep

lulu |ˈluːˌluː| — a very attractive or seductive looking woman

lumbago |lʌmˈbeɪɡoʊ| — backache affecting the lumbar region or lower back; can be caused by muscle strain or arthritis or vascular insufficiency or a ruptured intervertebral disc

lumbar |ˈlʌmbər| — of or relating to or near the part of the back between the ribs and the hipbones

lumber |ˈlʌmbər| — the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material

lumbering |ˈlʌmbərɪŋ| — the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber

lumberjack |ˈlʌmbərdʒæk| — a person who fells trees

lumberman |ˈlʌmbərˌmæn| — a person who fells trees

lumberyard |ˈlʌmbərjɑːrd| — a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale

lumen |ˈluːmen| — a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions

luminary |ˈluːmɪneri| — a celebrity who is an inspiration to others

luminescence |ˌluːmɪˈnesns| — light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures

luminescent |ˌluːməˈnesənt| — emitting light not caused by heat

luminosity |ˌluːmɪˈnɑːsəti| — the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

luminous |ˈluːmɪnəs| — softly bright or radiant

lummox |ˈləməks| — an awkward stupid person

lump |lʌmp| — a compact mass

lumpen |ˈlʌmpən| — mentally sluggish

lumper |ˈləmpər| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

lumpish |ˈlʌmpɪʃ| — mentally sluggish

lumpy |ˈlʌmpi| — like or containing small sticky lumps

lunacy |ˈluːnəsi| — obsolete terms for legal insanity

lunar |ˈluːnər| — of or relating to or associated with the moon

lunate |ˈluːneɪt| — resembling the new moon in shape

lunatic |ˈluːnətɪk| — an insane person

lunation |luːˈneɪʃən| — the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

lunch |lʌntʃ| — a midday meal

luncheon |ˈlʌntʃən| — a midday meal

lunchroom |ˈlʌntʃruːm| — a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased

lunchtime |ˈlʌntʃtaɪm| — the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch

lunette |luːˈnet| — temporary fortification like a detached bastion

lung |lʌŋ| — either of two saclike respiratory organs in the chest of vertebrates; serves to remove carbon dioxide and provide oxygen to the blood

lunge |lʌndʒ| — the act of moving forward suddenly

lunger |ˈləŋər| — someone who moves forward suddenly (as in fencing)

lungi |ˈlʊŋɡiː| — a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma

lunkhead |ˈlʌŋkhed| — a stupid person; these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence

lupin |ˈluːpɪn| — any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers

lupine |ˈluːˌpaɪn| — any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers

lupus |ˈluːpəs| — any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease

lurch |lɜːrtʃ| — an unsteady uneven gait

lurcher |ˈlɜːrtʃər| — someone waiting in concealment

lure |lʊr| — qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward

lurid |ˈlʊrɪd| — horrible in fierceness or savagery

lurk |lɜːrk| — lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

luscious |ˈlʌʃəs| — having strong sexual appeal

lusciousness |ˈlʌʃəsnəs| — extreme appetizingness

lush |lʌʃ| — a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

lust |lʌst| — a strong sexual desire

luster |ˈləstər| — a quality that outshines the usual

lustful |ˈlʌstfl| — characterized by lust

lustfulness  — a strong sexual desire

lustiness |ˈlʌstɪnɪs| — the property of being strong and healthy in constitution

lustre |ˈlʌstər| — a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

lustrous |ˈlʌstrəs| — made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow

lustrum |ˈləstrəm| — a period of five years

lusty |ˈlʌsti| — vigorously passionate

lute |luːt| — a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

lutecium |lʊˈtiːʃiːəm| — a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium

lutein |ˈluːtɪɪn| — yellow carotenoid pigments in plants and animal fats and egg yolks

lutetium |luːˈtiːʃiəm| — a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium

Lutheran |ˈluːθərən| — follower of Lutheranism

luting |ˈluːtɪŋ| — a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

lux |ˈləks| — a unit of illumination equal to 1 lumen per square meter; 0.0929 foot candle

luxate |ˈlʌkseɪt| — move out of position

luxation |lʌkˈseɪʃən| — displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ

luxe |lʌks| — elegant and sumptuous

luxuriance |lʌgˈʒʊərɪəns| — the property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses

luxuriant |lʌɡˈʒʊriənt| — marked by complexity and richness of detail

luxuriantly |lʌgˈʒʊərɪəntli| — in an abundant and luxuriant manner

luxuriate |lʌɡˈʒʊrieɪt| — become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously

luxurious |lʌɡˈʒʊriəs| — displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

luxuriously |lʌgˈʒʊərɪəsli| — in an indulgently luxurious manner

luxury |ˈlʌkʃəri| — something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity