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chachka — (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
chador |ˈtʃɑːdɔːr| — a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chafe |tʃeɪf| — soreness and warmth caused by friction
chafer |ˈtʃeɪfər| — One who chafes.
chaff |tʃæf| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
chaffer |ˈtʃæfʌr| — wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
chaffinch |ˈtʃæfɪntʃ| — small European finch with a cheerful song
chaffy |ˈtʃæfɪ| — value
chafing |ˈtʃeɪfɪŋ| — soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
chafing-dish |ˈtʃeɪfiːŋ| — (cooking) Any of several devices, involving a pan and a heater, used to warm food at the table, or to keep it warm.
chafing-gear |ˈtʃeɪfɪŋɡɪə| — (nautical) Any material used to protect sails, rigging, etc. at points where they are exposed to friction.
chagrin |ʃəˈɡrɪn| — strong feelings of embarrassment
chagrined |ʃəˈɡrɪnd| — feeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed
chain |tʃeɪn| — a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
chain-gang |ˈtʃeɪn ɡæŋ| — (US) a group of convicts chained together to work outside the confines of a prison.
chain-smoker |ˈtʃeɪn sməʊkər| — a heavy smoker (usually of cigarettes) who lights one off of another
chain-stitch |ˈtʃeɪn stɪtʃ| — An ornamental stitch like the links of a chain, used in crocheting, sewing, and embroidery.
chain-stores |ˈtʃeɪn stɔːrz| — plural form of chain store
chained |ˈtʃeɪnd| — bound with chains
chainlet |ˈtʃeɪnlɪt| — A small chain.
chair |tʃer| — a seat for one person, with a support for the back
chairman |ˈtʃermən| — the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
chairmanship |ˈtʃermənʃɪp| — the position of chairman
chairperson |ˈtʃerpɜːrsn| — the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
chairwoman |ˈtʃerwʊmən| — the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
chaise |ʃeɪz| — a long chair; for reclining
chaise-longue |ˌʃeɪz ˈlɔːŋ| — A reclining chair with a long seat, which can support the outstretched legs of a sitter normally with one armrest.
chalcedony |kælˈsedniː| — a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz
chalcography |kælˈkɑːɡrəfiː| — engraving on copper or brass
Chaldean |kælˈdiːən| — a wise man skilled in occult learning
chaldron |ˈtʃɔːldrən| — a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels
chalet |ʃæˈleɪ| — a Swiss house with a sloping roof and wide eaves or a house built in this style
chalice |ˈtʃælɪs| — a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup
chalk |tʃɔːk| — a soft whitish calcite
chalk out |ˈtʃɑːk ˈaʊt| — make a sketch of
chalk up |ˈtʃɑːk ʌp| — accumulate as a debt
chalkboard |ˈtʃɔːkbɔːrd| — sheet of slate; for writing with chalk
chalkstone — a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
chalky |ˈtʃɔːkɪ| — of something having the color of chalk
challah |ˈhɑːlə| — (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking
challenge |ˈtʃælɪndʒ| — a demanding or stimulating situation
challenger |ˈtʃælɪndʒər| — the contestant you hope to defeat
challenging |ˈtʃælɪndʒɪŋ| — requiring full use of your abilities or resources
chalybeate |kəˈlɪbiːɪt| — containing or impregnated with or tasting of iron
chamber |ˈtʃeɪmbər| — a natural or artificial enclosed space
chamber-pot |ˈtʃeɪmbəpɒt| — A bowl kept in a bedroom to serve as a temporary toilet.
chamberlain |ˈtʃeɪmbərlɪn| — British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
chambermaid |ˈtʃeɪmbərmeɪd| — a maid who is employed to clean and care for bedrooms (now primarily in hotels)
chambers |ˈtʃeɪmbərz| — English architect (1723-1796)
chameleon |kəˈmiːlɪən| — a changeable or inconstant person
chamfer |ˈtʃæmfər| — two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
chamois |ˈʃæmɪ| — a soft suede leather formerly from the skin of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
chamomile |ˈkæməˌmɑɪl| — Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis
champ |tʃæmp| — someone who has won first place in a competition
champagne |ʃæmˈpeɪn| — a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
champaign |tʃæmˈpeɪn| — extensive tract of level open land
champerty |ˈtʃæmpʌrtiː| — an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded
champignon |ʃæmˈpɪnjən| — Agaricus bisporus, the mushroom species most commonly used in cooking
champion |ˈtʃæmpɪən| — someone who has won first place in a competition
championship |ˈtʃæmpɪənʃɪp| — the status of being a champion
chance |tʃæns| — a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
chance-medley |ˈmedliː| — an unpremeditated killing of a human being in self defense
chanceful |ˈtʃænsfʌl| — of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
chancel |ˈtʃænsl| — area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
chancellery |ˈtʃænsələrɪ| — a government building housing the office of a chancellor
chancellor |ˈtʃænsələr| — the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
chancellory |ˈtʃænseləriː| — Alternative spelling of chancellery.
chancery |ˈtʃænsərɪ| — a court with jurisdiction in equity
chancre |ˈʃæŋkər| — a small hard painless nodule at the site of entry of a pathogen (as syphilis)
chancroid |ˈʃæŋkrɔɪd| — infectious venereal ulcer
chancy |ˈtʃænsɪ| — of uncertain outcome; especially fraught with risk
chandelier |ˌʃændəˈlɪr| — branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
chandler |ˈtʃændlər| — United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)
chandlery |ˈtʃændlʌriː| — candles and other commodities sold by a chandler
change |tʃeɪndʒ| — an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
change over |ˈtʃeɪndʒ ˈəʊvər| — make a shift in or exchange of
change-over |ˈəʊvər| — (idiomatic) to convert to, to make a transition from one system to another
changeability |ˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl| — the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change
changeable |ˈtʃeɪndʒəbl| — subject to change
changed |tʃeɪndʒd| — made or become different in some respect
changeful |ˈtʃeɪndʒfəl| — such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change
changeless |ˈtʃeɪndʒləs| — unvarying in nature
changeling |ˈtʃeɪndʒlɪŋ| — a person of subnormal intelligence
changeover |ˈtʃeɪndʒəʊvər| — an event that results in a transformation
changer |ˈtʃeɪndʒər| — a person who changes something
changing |ˈtʃeɪndʒɪŋ| — marked by continuous change or effective action
channel |ˈtʃænl| — a path over which electrical signals can pass
chanson |ˈʃænsʌn| — Any song with French words, but more specifically classic, lyric-driven French songs.
chant |tʃænt| — a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
chanter |ˈtʃæntər| — reed pipe with finger holes on which the melody is played
chanterelle |ˈʃɑːntərel| — widely distributed edible mushroom rich yellow in color with a smooth cap and a pleasant apricot aroma
chantey |ˈʃæntiː| — a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
chanticleer |ˈʃæntəˌklɪr| — (now rare) A rooster or cock.
chantry |ˈtʃæntrɪ| — an endowment for the singing of Masses
chanty |ˈʃæntiː| — a rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors
chaos |ˈkeɪɑːs| — a state of extreme confusion and disorder
chaotic |keɪˈɑːtɪk| — lacking a visible order or organization
chap |tʃæp| — a boy or man
chaparral |ˌʃæpəˈræl| — dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
chapbook |ˈtʃapbʊk| — A small book, usually made from a single sheet, folded several times, containing poems, ballads or religious tracts
chape |tʃeɪp| — (archaic) The piece by which an object is attached to something, such as the frog of a scabbard or the metal loop at the back of a buckle by which it is fastened to a strap.
chapel |ˈtʃæpl| — a place of worship that has its own altar
chaperon |ˈʃæpərəʊn| — one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
chapfallen |ˈtʃæpfɔːlən| — brought low in spirit
chapiter |ˈtʃæpɪtər| — the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
chaplain |ˈtʃæplɪn| — a clergyman ministering to some institution
chaplet |ˈtʃæplət| — flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
chapman |ˈtʃæpmən| — United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
chappie |ˈtʃæpɪ| — Alternative spelling of chappy.
chappy |ˈtʃæpiː| — (UK, informal) A chap; a fellow.
chapter |ˈtʃæptər| — a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
char |tʃɑːr| — a charred substance
charabanc |ˈʃærəbæŋ| — a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
character |ˈkærəktər| — an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
characteristic |ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk| — a prominent attribute or aspect of something
characteristically |ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪklɪ| — in characteristic manner
characterization |ˌkærəktərəˈzeɪʃn| — a graphic or vivid verbal description
characterize |ˈkærəktəraɪz| — describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
characterless |ˈkærəktələs| — lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting
charade |ʃəˈreɪd| — a word acted out in an episode of the game of charades
charcoal |ˈtʃɑːrkəʊl| — a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air
chare |tʃer| — Alternative form of char ("turn, task, chore, worker").
charge |tʃɑːrdʒ| — an impetuous rush toward someone or something
chargeable |ˈtʃɑːrdʒəbəl| — liable to be accused, or cause for such liability
charged |tʃɑːrdʒd| — fraught with great emotion
chargeless — (physics) Without charge.
charger |ˈtʃɑːrdʒər| — formerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
charges |ˈtʃɑːrdʒəz| — plural form of charge
charging |ˈtʃɑːrdʒɪŋ| — Present participle of charge.
charily |ˈtʃeərɪlɪ| — with great caution; warily
chariness |ˈtʃeriːnɪs| — the trait of being cautious and watchful
charing — Present participle of chare.
chariot |ˈtʃærɪət| — a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
charioteer |ˌtʃærɪəˈtɪr| — the driver of a chariot
charism |ˈkerˌɪzəm| — A power or authority, generally of a spiritual nature, believed to be a freely given gift by the grace of God.
charisma |kəˈrɪzmə| — a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
charismatic |ˌkærɪzˈmætɪk| — possessing an extraordinary ability to attract
charitable |ˈtʃærətəbl| — showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity
charity |ˈtʃærətɪ| — a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
charivari |ˌʃɑːrrɪˈvɑːrrɪ| — a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
chark — Charcoal; coke.
charlatan |ˈʃɑːrlətən| — a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
charlatanic — charlatanical
charlatanical — Of or like a charlatan; making undue pretension; quackish.
charlatanry — (uncountable) The state of being a charlatan
Charleston |ˈtʃɑːrlstən| — state capital of West Virginia in the central part of the state on the Kanawha river
Charley |ˈtʃɑːrlɪ| — A diminutive of the male given name Charles.
charlock |ˈtʃɑːrlɑːk| — weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields
charlotte |ˈʃɑːrlət| — the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
charm |tʃɑːrm| — attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
charmed |ˈtʃɑːrmd| — strongly attracted
charmer |ˈtʃɑːrmər| — someone with an assured and ingratiating manner
charming |ˈtʃɑːrmɪŋ| — pleasing or delighting
charms |ˈtʃɑːrmz| — plural form of charm
charnel |ˈtʃɑːn(ə)l| — a vault or building where corpses or bones are deposited
charnel-house |ˈtʃɑːrnl haʊs| — a vault or other building in which the bones of the dead are stored
charnelhouse |ˈtʃɑːnlhaʊs| — Alternative form of charnel house.
charred |tʃɑrd| — simple past tense and past participle of char
charring |ˈtʃɑːrɪŋ| — Present participle of char.
chars |tʃɑːrz| — plural form of char
chart |tʃɑːrt| — a visual display of information
charter |ˈtʃɑːrtər| — a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
chartered |ˈtʃɑːrtərd| — hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
charterer |ˈtʃɑːtərə| — A person who charters something
Charterhouse |ˈtʃɑːrtərˌhɑːws| — a Carthusian monastery
chartism |ˈtʃɑːrtɪzəm| — the principles of a body of 19th century English reformers who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
chartist |ˈtʃɑːrˌtɪst| — a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
chartreuse |ʃɑːrˈtruːz| — aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
charwoman |ˈtʃɑːrwʊmən| — a human female employed to do housework
chary |ˈtʃerɪ| — characterized by great caution and wariness
chase |tʃeɪs| — the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
chaser |ˈtʃeɪsər| — a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
chasing |ˈtʃeɪsɪŋ| — Present participle of chase.
chasm |ˈkæzəm| — a deep opening in the earth's surface
chassis |ˈʃæsɪ| — alternative names for the body of a human being
chaste |tʃeɪst| — pure and simple in design or style
chasten |ˈtʃeɪsn| — censure severely
chastise |tʃæˈstaɪz| — censure severely
chastisement |tʃæˈstaɪzmənt| — verbal punishment
chastity |ˈtʃæstətɪ| — abstaining from sexual relations (as because of religious vows)
chasuble |ˈtʃæzjʊbl| — a long sleeveless vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass
chat |tʃæt| — an informal conversation
chateau |ʃæˈtəʊ| — an impressive country house (or castle) in France
chateaux |ʃəˈtəʊ| — plural form of chateau
chatelaine |ˈʃætəleɪn| — the mistress of a chateau or large country house
chatoyant |ʃəˈtɔɪənt| — varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
chattel |ˈtʃætl| — personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
chatter |ˈtʃætər| — noisy talk
chatterbox |ˈtʃætərbɑːks| — orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
chatterer |ˈtʃætʌrər| — an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
chatty |ˈtʃætɪ| — full of trivial conversation
Chaucerian |tʃɔːˈsiːriːən| — Of or pertaining to Geoffrey Chaucer or his writings.
chauffer |ˈtʃɔːfər| — (chemistry) A table stove or small furnace, usually a cylindrical box of sheet iron, with a grate at the bottom, and an open top.
chauffeur |ʃəʊˈfɜːr| — a man paid to drive a privately owned car
chauvinism |ˈʃəʊvɪnɪzəm| — fanatical patriotism
chauvinist |ˈʃəʊvɪnɪst| — a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind
chauvinistic |ˌʃəʊvɪˈnɪstɪk| — fanatically patriotic
chaw |ˈtʃɒ| — a wad of something chewable as tobacco
chawbacon |ˈtʃɔːˌbeɪkən| — a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
cheap |tʃiːp| — tastelessly showy
cheap-john — A cheapjack.
cheapen |ˈtʃiːpən| — lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
cheaper |ˈtʃiːpər| — comparative form of cheap: more cheap
cheapjack |ˈtʃiːpdʒæk| — a peddler of inferior goods
cheaply |ˈtʃiːplɪ| — in a stingy manner
cheapskate |ˈtʃiːpskeɪt| — a miserly person
cheat |tʃiːt| — weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
cheated |ˈtʃiːtəd| — As if having been deceived.
cheater |ˈtʃiːtər| — someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
cheating |ˈtʃiːtɪŋ| — a deception for profit to yourself
Chechen |ˈtʃetʃən| — a native or inhabitant of Chechnya
check |tʃek| — a written order directing a bank to pay money
check in |ˈtʃek ɪn| — announce one's arrival, e.g. at hotels or airports
check out |ˈtʃek ˈaʊt| — examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
check-off |ˈtʃeˌkɒf| — (idiomatic) to remove something from a list, by crossing it or otherwise
check-out |ˈtʃeˌkɑːwt| — (intransitive) To confirm and pay for goods and services at a facility (e.g.: supermarket, online store, hotel) when leaving.
check-up |ˈtʃeˌkəp| — To verify through brief investigation or examination; to revisit for assurance that there are no problems.
check-weigher |ˈtʃekˌweɪər| — A form of dynamic scale that weighs products as they come off a production line
checkbox |ˈtʃekbɑːks| — A place on a form that can be checked or not.
checked |tʃekt| — patterned with alternating squares of color
checker |ˈtʃekər| — an attendant who checks coats or baggage
checkerboard |ˈtʃekərˌbɔːrd| — a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
checkered |ˈtʃekərd| — patterned with alternating squares of color
checkers |ˈtʃekərz| — a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
checking |ˈtʃekɪŋ| — Present participle of check.
checklist |ˈtʃeklɪst| — a list of items (names or tasks etc.) to be checked or consulted
checkmate |ˌtʃekˈmeɪt| — complete victory
checkoff |ˈtʃeˌkɒf| — (US) the collection of union dues or other fees from employees via deductions from their wages
checkout |ˈtʃekaʊt| — the act of inspecting or verifying
checkpoint |ˈtʃekpɔɪnt| — a place (as at a frontier) where travellers are stopped for inspection and clearance
checkroom |ˈtʃekruːm| — a room where baggage or parcels are checked
checkrow |ˈtʃekˌrəʊ| — plant in checkrows
checkup |ˈtʃeˌkəp| — a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
Cheddar |ˈtʃedər| — a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made
cheek |tʃiːk| — either side of the face below the eyes
cheekbone |ˈtʃiːkbəʊn| — the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
cheeky |ˈtʃiːkɪ| — offensively bold
cheep |tʃiːp| — the short weak cry of a young bird
cheer |tʃɪr| — a cry or shout of approval
cheer up |ˈtʃɪr ʌp| — cause (somebody) to feel happier or more cheerful
cheerful |ˈtʃɪrfl| — pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic
cheerfully |ˈtʃɪrfəlɪ| — in a cheerful manner
cheerfulness |ˈtʃɪrfəlnəs| — the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
cheering |ˈtʃɪrɪŋ| — encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
cheerio |ˌtʃɪrɪˈəʊ| — a farewell remark
cheerleader |ˈtʃɪrliːdər| — an enthusiastic and vocal supporter
cheerless |ˈtʃɪrləs| — causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
cheers |tʃɪrz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of cheer
cheery |ˈtʃɪrɪ| — bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
cheese |tʃiːz| — a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
cheesecake |ˈtʃiːzkeɪk| — made with sweetened cream cheese and eggs and cream baked in a crumb crust
cheesecloth |ˈtʃiːzklɔːθ| — a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
cheesed-off — (idiomatic, slang) Annoyed, upset, angry.
cheesemonger |ˈtʃiːzˌmʌŋər| — someone who sells cheese
cheeseparing |ˈtʃiːzpeərɪŋ| — giving or spending with reluctance
cheeseparings — plural form of cheeseparing
cheesy |ˈtʃiːzɪ| — of very poor quality; flimsy
cheetah |ˈtʃiːtə| — long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
chef |ʃef| — a professional cook
chef-d'oeuvre |ˌʃeɪ ˈdɜːvrə| — the most outstanding work of a creative artist or craftsman
cheiromancy |ˈkaɪərəʊmænsɪ| — Alternative form of chiromancy.
chela |ˈkiːlə| — a Hindu disciple of a swami
chelae |ˈkiːliː| — plural form of chela
chemical |ˈkemɪkl| — material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
chemically |ˈkemɪklɪ| — with chemicals
chemise |ʃəˈmiːz| — a woman's sleeveless undergarment
chemisette |ˌʃemɪˈzet| — An item of women’s clothing, popular in the 1860s and 1870s, worn to fill in the front and neckline of any garment.
chemist |ˈkemɪst| — a scientist who specializes in chemistry
chemistry |ˈkemɪstrɪ| — the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
chemotherapy |ˌkiːməʊˈθerəpɪ| — the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)
chenille |ʃəˈniːl| — a soft tufted cord used in embroidery
cheque |tʃek| — a written order directing a bank to pay money
cheque-book |ˈtʃekbʊk| — Alternative spelling of chequebook.
chequebook |ˈtʃekbʊk| — a book issued to holders of checking accounts
chequer |ˈtʃekər| — one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
chequered |ˈtʃekərd| — patterned with alternating squares of color
chequerwise |ˈtʃekəwaɪz| — Arranged in staggered rows, like the squares of a chequerboard.
cherish |ˈtʃerɪʃ| — be fond of; be attached to
cherished |ˈtʃeˌrɪʃt| — characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
Cherokee |ˈtʃerəkiː| — the Iroquoian language spoken by the Cherokee
cheroot |ʃəˈruːt| — a cigar with both ends cut flat
cherries |ˈtʃerɪz| — plural form of cherry
cherry |ˈtʃerɪ| — wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
cherry-tree |ˈtʃerɪtriː| — A tree of the subgenus Prunus subg. Cerasus, the members of which are valued agriculturally for their fruit, the cherry, and the wood of the tree, cherrywood, used in woodworking.
cherrypie |ˈtʃerɪˈpaɪ| — a pie made from cherries
cherrystone |ˈtʃerɪˌstəʊn| — small quahog larger than a littleneck; eaten raw or cooked as in e.g. clams casino
chert |ˈtʃɜːt| — variety of silica containing microcrystalline quartz
cherub |ˈtʃerəb| — a sweet innocent baby
cherubic |tʃəˈruːbɪk| — having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
cherubim |ˈtʃerəb| — plural form of cherub
chervil |ˈtʃɜːrvɪl| — aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated for its finely divided and often curly leaves for use especially in soups and salads
chess |tʃes| — weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
chess-player |ˈtʃesˌpleɪə| — A person who plays chess, especially professionally.
chessboard |ˈtʃesbɔːrd| — a checkerboard used to play chess
chessman |ˈtʃesmæn| — any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess
chest |tʃest| — the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates
chest-voice |ˈtʃestvɔɪs| — (phonology) a kind of voice of a medium or low pitch and of a sonorous quality ascribed to resonance in the chest, or thorax; voice of the thick register. It is produced by vibration of the vocal cords through their entire width and thickness, and with co
chesterfield |ˈtʃestərfiːld| — suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
chestnut |ˈtʃesnʌt| — wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
chesty |ˈtʃestɪ| — marked by a large or well-developed chest
cheval-glass |ʃəˈvælɡlɑːs| — A long mirror, mounted on a swivel in a frame, allowing it to be tilted.
chevalier |ˌʃevəˈlɪr| — French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
chevelure — A hair-like envelope.
cheviot |ˈʃevɪət| — hardy hornless sheep of the Cheviot Hills noted for its short thick wool
chevrette |ʃɪvˈret| — (military, dated) A machine for raising guns or mortar into their carriages.
chevron |ˈʃevrən| — V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service
chevy |ˈtʃevɪ| — annoy continually or chronically
chew |tʃuː| — a wad of something chewable as tobacco
chewing |ˈtʃuːɪŋ| — biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
chewing-gum |ˈtʃuːɪŋ ɡʌm| — A flavoured preparation of chicle or synthetic rubber, made for chewing.
chi |kaɪ| — the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
chi-square — (mathematics) A test statistic used in the chi-square test.
chiaroscuro |kɪˌɑːrəˈskʊrəʊ| — a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color
chiasmus |kɪˈæzməs| — inversion in the second of two parallel phrases
chibouk |tʃɪˈbuːk| — a Turkish tobacco pipe
chibouque |tʃɪˈbuːk| — Alternative form of chibouk.
chic |ʃiːk| — elegance by virtue of being fashionable
chicane |ʃɪˈkeɪn| — a bridge hand that is void of trumps
chicanery |ʃɪˈkeɪnərɪ| — the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
Chicano |tʃɪˈkɑːnəʊ| — a person of Mexican descent
chichi |ˈʃiːʃiː| — someone who dresses in a trendy fashionable way
chick |tʃɪk| — young bird especially of domestic fowl
chickabiddy |ˌtʃɪkəˈbɪdiː| — (childish) A chicken or similar bird.
chickadee |ˈtʃɪkədiː| — any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
chickaree |ˈtʃɪkəˌriː| — A small squirrel, Tamiasciurus douglasi, that lives in evergreen forests of northwest United States
chicken |ˈtʃɪkɪn| — the flesh of a chicken used for food
chicken-breasted |ˈtʃɪkɪnˌbrestɪd| — having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets
chicken-hearted |ˌtʃɪkɪn ˈhɑːrtɪd| — Alternative form of chicken-hearted.
chickenpox |ˈtʃɪkɪnpɑːks| — an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body
chickling |ˈtʃɪkliːŋ| — A small chick or chicken; a baby chick.
chickpea |ˈtʃɪk piː| — the seed of the chickpea plant
chickweed |ˈtʃɪkwiːd| — any of various plants of the genus Stellaria
chicle |ˈtʃɪkl| — gum-like substance from the sapodilla
chicly — In a chic or fashionable way
chicory |ˈtʃɪkərɪ| — the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
chid |tʃɪd| — simple past tense of chide
chidden |ˈtʃɪdən| — past participle of chide
chide |tʃaɪd| — censure severely or angrily
chief |tʃiːf| — a person who is in charge
chiefdom |ˈtʃiːfdəm| — An area or region governed by a chief.
chiefly |ˈtʃiːflɪ| — for the most part
chieftain |ˈtʃiːftən| — the leader of a group of people
chieftaincy |ˈtʃiːftənsɪ| — the position of chieftain
chieftainship — the position of chieftain
chiffchaff |ˈtʃɪftʃaf| — A small, common warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with yellowish-green plumage that breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia.
chiffonier |ˌʃɪfəˈnɪər| — a tall elegant chest of drawers
chignon |ˈʃiːnjɑːn| — a roll of hair worn at the nape of the neck
chigoe |ˈtʃɪɡəʊ| — small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans
chilblain |ˈtʃɪlbleɪn| — inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
child |tʃaɪld| — a young person of either sex
child-bearing |ˈtʃaɪl beərɪŋ| — (with "years" or "age") Pertaining to the time between puberty and menopause when a woman is able to bear children.
child-centered — designed to promote a child's personal qualities rather than to provide training or information
childbearing |ˈtʃaɪldberɪŋ| — the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
childbed |ˈtʃaɪldˌbed| — concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
childbirth |ˈtʃaɪldbɜːrθ| — the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
Childermas |ˈtʃɪldərməs| — a day to commemorate the killing of the Holy Innocents. Variously held on 28th December in the Western Church and 29th December in the Eastern Church. In Spanish speaking countries this is often a prank filled day like April Fools' Day.
childhood |ˈtʃaɪldhʊd| — the time of person's life when they are a child
childish |ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ| — indicating a lack of maturity
childishness |ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ| — a property characteristic of a child
childless |ˈtʃaɪldləs| — without offspring
childlike |ˈtʃaɪldlaɪk| — befitting a young child
childly |tʃaɪldlɪ| — befitting a young child
childminder |ˈtʃaɪldmaɪndər| — A person paid to look after other people's children while they are away; a babysitter.
childness |ˈtʃaɪldnɪs| — (obsolete) The manner that is characteristic of a child.
children |ˈtʃɪldrən| — plural form of child.
Chilean |ˈtʃɪlɪən| — a native or inhabitant of Chile
chili |ˈtʃɪlɪ| — ground beef and chili peppers or chili powder often with tomatoes and kidney beans
chiliad |ˈkɪliːˌæd| — the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
Chilian |ˈtʃɪlɪən| — A chiliarch; the commander or chief of a thousand men.
chill |tʃɪl| — coldness due to a cold environment
chilled |ˈtʃɪld| — Cooled.
chilli |ˈtʃɪlɪ| — very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
chilling |ˈtʃɪlɪŋ| — the process of becoming cooler; a falling temperature
chills |ˈtʃɪlz| — plural form of chill
chillum |ˈtʃɪləm| — A conical pipe used for smoking marijuana, usually made of fired clay, porcelain, soapstone, glass or more rarely, wood and 100-150 mm long and 25-35 mm wide at the mouth.
chilly |ˈtʃɪlɪ| — very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
chimb |tʃaɪm| — The edge of a cask, etc; a chine.
chime |tʃaɪm| — a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument
chime in |ˈtʃaɪm ɪn| — break into a conversation
chimera |kaɪˈmɪrə| — (Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail; daughter of Typhon
chimerical |kaɪˈmerɪkəl| — produced by a wildly fanciful imagination
chimney |ˈtʃɪmnɪ| — a vertical flue that provides a path through which smoke from a fire is carried away through the wall or roof of a building
chimney-corner |ˈtʃɪmnɪˌkɔːnə| — The side of an open fireplace or hearth in a home, traditionally thought of as a place for the old or unwell.
chimney-pot |pɑːt| — A short earthenware pipe, placed on top of a chimney to improve the draft.
chimney-stack |ˈtʃɪmnɪstæk| — A vertical structure, normally of brick, rising from a roof, containing one or more flues, each one terminating in a chimney pot.
chimney-sweep |ˈtʃɪmnɪ swiːp| — A person whose job is to clean soot from chimneys.
chimneypiece |ˈtʃɪmnɪpiːs| — shelf that projects from wall above fireplace
chimp |ˈtʃɪmp| — intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
chimpanzee |ˌtʃɪmpænˈziː| — intelligent somewhat arboreal ape of equatorial African forests
chin |tʃɪn| — the protruding part of the lower jaw
chin-chin |tʃɪn| — (informal, archaic) An expression of gratitude, salutation, or congratulations.
china |ˈtʃaɪnə| — a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
chinaman |ˈtʃaɪnəmən| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
Chinatown |ˈtʃaɪnətaʊn| — A district of a city or town (in a country other than China) in which there is a large concentration of Chinese residents and businesses.
chinaware |ˈtʃaɪnəweər| — dishware made of high quality porcelain
chinch |tʃɪntʃ| — bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
chinchilla |tʃɪnˈtʃɪlə| — the expensive silvery grey fur of the chinchilla
chine |tʃaɪn| — cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
Chinee |tʃaɪˈniː| — (dated, offensive, Chinese Pidgin English) A person from China
Chinese |ˌtʃaɪˈniːz| — any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
chink |tʃɪŋk| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent
chinkapin |ˈtʃɪŋkəpɪn| — small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
chinook |tʃɪˈnuːk| — a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
chinquapin |ˈtʃɪŋkəpɪn| — shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
chintz |tʃɪnts| — a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric
chip |tʃɪp| — a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
chip in |ˈtʃɪp ɪn| — contribute to some cause
chipboard |ˈtʃɪpbɔːrd| — a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin
chipmunk |ˈtʃɪpmʌŋk| — a burrowing ground squirrel of western America and Asia; has cheek pouches and a light and dark stripe running down the body
Chippendale |ˈtʃɪpəndeɪl| — a British cabinetmaker remembered for his graceful designs (especially of chairs) which influenced his contemporaries (1718-1779)
chipper |ˈtʃɪpər| — having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
chippie |ˈtʃɪpiː| — Alternative spelling of chippy.
chippy |ˈtʃɪpɪ| — (UK) A fish-and-chip shop.
chips |ˈtʃɪps| — strips of potato fried in deep fat
chirk |tʃɜːrk| — make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird
chirm |tʃɜːrm| — Collective noun for goldfinch
chirographer — Alternative form of chirographist.
chirographic — Of or relating to chirography.
chirography |kaɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ| — beautiful handwriting
chiromancer |ˈkaɪrəʊmænsər| — fortuneteller who predicts your future by the lines on your palms
chiromancy |ˈkaɪrəʊmænsɪ| — telling fortunes by lines on the palm of the hand
chiropodist |kɪˈrɒpədɪst| — a specialist in care for the feet
chiropody |kɪˈrɑːpədɪ| — the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
chiropractor |ˈkaɪərəʊpræktər| — a therapist who practices chiropractic
chiroptera |kaɪˈrɒpt(ə)rə| — an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
chirp |tʃɜːrp| — a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
chirper — A thing or animal that makes a chirping sound.
chirpy |ˈtʃɜːrpɪ| — characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
chirr |tʃɜːr| — make a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
chirrup |ˈtʃɪrəp| — a series of chirps
chirruper |ˈtʃɪrəpə| — One who chirrups.
chisel |ˈtʃɪzl| — an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge
chisel in |ˈtʃɪzəl ɪn| — break into a conversation
chiseled |ˈtʃɪzəld| — having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
chiseler — a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
chiselled |ˈtʃɪzld| — (UK) simple past tense and past participle of chisel
chiseller |ˈtʃɪzələr| — a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
chit |tʃɪt| — a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
chit-chat |ˈtʃɪt tʃæt| — light informal conversation for social occasions
chitchat |ˈtʃɪtˌtʃæt| — light informal conversation for social occasions
chiton |ˈkaɪtn| — a woolen tunic worn by men and women in ancient Greece
chitterlings |ˈtʃɪtərlɪŋz| — small intestines of hogs prepared as food
chivalric — characteristic of the time of chivalry and knighthood in the Middle Ages
chivalrous |ˈʃɪvəlrəs| — being attentive to women like an ideal knight
chivalry |ˈʃɪvəlrɪ| — courtesy towards women
chive |ˈtʃaɪv| — perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
chivied |ˈtʃɪvɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of chivy
chivvy |ˈtʃɪvɪ| — annoy continually or chronically
chivy |ˈtʃɪvɪ| — annoy continually or chronically
chloral |klɔːrəl| — A colourless narcotic liquid, trichloroacetaldehyde, CCl3CHO, obtained at first by the action of chlorine on alcohol and that, when treated with water, produces chloral hydrate.
chlorate |ˈklɔːret| — any salt of chloric acid
chloric |klɔːrɪk| — (chemistry) Of a compound, containing chlorine with a higher oxidation number than equivalent chlorous compounds; especially having an oxidation number of 5
chloride |ˈklɔːraɪd| — any compound containing a chlorine atom
chlorination |ˌklɒrɪˈneɪʃən| — the addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds
chlorine |ˈklɔːriːn| — a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
chlorite |ˈklɔːraɪt| — a generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal
chloroform |ˈklɔːrəfɔːrm| — a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic
chlorophyll |ˈklɔːrəfɪl| — any of a group of green pigments found in photosynthetic organisms; there are four naturally occurring forms
chlorosis |kləʊˈrəʊsɪs| — iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
chlorous |klɔːrəs| — (chemistry) Of a compound, containing chlorine with a lower oxidation number than equivalent chloric compounds; especially having an oxidation number of 3.
chock |ˈtʃɑːk| — a block of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object
chock up |ˈtʃɑːk ʌp| — crowd or pack to capacity
chock-a-block |ˌtʃɑːk ə ˈblɑːk| — as completely as possible
chock-full |ˌtʃɑːk ˈfʊl| — packed full to capacity
chocolate |ˈtʃɑːklət| — a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot
choice |tʃɔɪs| — the person or thing chosen or selected
choicely |ˈtʃɔɪslɪ| — With care in choosing; with attention to preference.
choir |ˈkwaɪər| — a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
choirmaster |ˈkwaɪərmæstər| — the musical director of a choir
choke |tʃəʊk| — a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
choke down |tʃəʊk ˈdaʊn| — suppress
choke off |tʃəʊk ˈɒf| — suppress
choke up |tʃəʊk ʌp| — obstruct
choke-damp |ˈtʃəʊk dæmp| — An asphyxiant found in enclosed places such as mines and sewers; a mixture of several gases left after oxygen is removed from the air, typically nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and water vapor.
choke-full |fʊl| — packed full to capacity
chokedamp — the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
choker |ˈtʃəʊkər| — someone who kills by strangling
chokidar |ˈtʃəʊkɪdɑː| — Alternative form of chowkidar.
choky |ˈtʃəʊkɪ| — British slang (dated) for a prison
choler |ˈkɒlər| — an irritable petulant feeling
cholera |ˈkɑːlərə| — an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
choleraic |ˌkɑːləˈreɪɪk| — relating to or resulting from or resembling cholera
choleric |ˈkɑːlərɪk| — easily moved to anger
cholerine |ˈkɒlərɪn| — (pathology) Minor diarrhea that happens during outbreaks of cholera.
cholesteatoma — A destructive and expanding keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process.
cholesterol |kəˈlestərɔːl| — an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
chomp |tʃɑːmp| — the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws
choose |tʃuːz| — pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
chooser |ˈtʃuːzər| — a person who chooses or selects out
choosey |ˈtʃuːzɪ| — difficult to please
choosing |ˈtʃuːzɪŋ| — Present participle of choose.
choosy |ˈtʃuːzɪ| — difficult to please
chop |tʃɑːp| — the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
chop down |ˈtʃɑːp ˈdaʊn| — cut down
chop off |ˈtʃɑːp ˈɒf| — remove by or as if by cutting
chop up |ˈtʃɑːp ʌp| — cut into pieces
chop-chop |ˌtʃɑːp ˈtʃɑːp| — with speed
chop-suey |ˌtʃɑːp ˈsuːɪ| — (US) A stir-fried vegetable dish, served with pieces of beef or pork in a semi-thick sauce, and often soy sauce.
chophouse |ˈtʃɒphaʊs| — a restaurant that specializes in steaks
chopped |ˈtʃɑːpt| — prepared by cutting
chopper |ˈtʃɑːpər| — a grounder that bounces high in the air
choppers |ˈtʃɑːpərz| — plural form of chopper
chopping |ˈtʃɑːpɪŋ| — Present participle of chop.
choppy |ˈtʃɑːpɪ| — marked by abrupt transitions
chops |ˈtʃɑːps| — plural form of chop
chopsticks |ˈtʃɑːpˌstɪks| — plural form of chopstick This word most often occurs in the plural.
choral |ˈkɔːrəl| — a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
chorale |kəˈræl| — a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
chord |kɔːrd| — a straight line connecting two points on a curve
chorda |ˈkɔːdə| — A taxonomic genus within the family Chordaceae.
chore |tʃɔːr| — a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
chorea |kəˈrɪə| — chorea in dogs
choree |kɒˈriː| — A choreus.
choreograph |ˈkɔːrɪəɡræf| — compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music
choreographer |ˌkɔːrɪˈɑːɡrəfər| — someone who creates new dances
choreographic |ˌkɔːrɪəˈɡræfɪk| — of or concerned with choreography
choreography |ˌkɔːrɪˈɑːɡrəfɪ| — a show involving artistic dancing
chores |ˈtʃɔːrz| — plural form of chore
choriamb |kɔːriːˌæmb| — A choriambus.
chorine |kɔːrɪn| — a woman who dances in a chorus line
chorister |ˈkɔːrɪstər| — a singer in a choir
chortle |ˈtʃɔːrtl| — a soft partly suppressed laugh
chorus |ˈkɔːrəs| — any utterance produced simultaneously by a group
chose |tʃəʊz| — (management) confidence (self-efficacy), hope, optimism, subjective well-being (happiness), and emotional intelligence
chosen |ˈtʃəʊzn| — one who is the object of choice; who is given preference
chough |tʃʌf| — a European corvine bird of small or medium size with red legs and glossy black plumage
choultry |ˈtʃɔːltriː| — Alternative form of choltry.
chouse |tʃaʊs| — defeat someone through trickery or deceit
chow |tʃaʊ| — the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
chowder |ˈtʃaʊdər| — a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes
chowderhead |ˈtʃaʊdəhed| — (US, informal, pejorative) An idiot; a dummy.
chowkidar — (India) watchman, caretaker; one who inhabits a "chowki", police station or guard house.
chrestomathy |kreˈstɒməθɪ| — a selection of passages from different authors that is compiled as an aid in learning a language
chrism |ˈkrɪzəm| — a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
Christ |kraɪst| — a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
christen |ˈkrɪsn| — administer baptism to
Christendom |ˈkrɪsndəm| — the collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)
christening |ˈkrɪsnɪŋ| — giving a Christian name at baptism
Christian |ˈkrɪstʃən| — a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
Christianity |ˌkrɪstɪˈænətɪ| — a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
christianize |ˈkrɪstʃəˌnaɪz| — adapt in the name of Christianity
Christmas |ˈkrɪsməs| — period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
Christmas-box |ˈkrɪsməs bɑːks| — (dated, UK) A bonus or gift given to an employee by an employer at Christmas; traditionally on Boxing Day
Christmassy |ˈkrɪsməsɪ| — Resembling or having feelings of Christmas.
Christmastide |ˈkrɪsməstaɪd| — period extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
christological — of or relating to Christology
chromatic |krəˈmætɪk| — able to refract light without spectral color separation
chromatics |krəʊˈmætɪks| — The science of colours; the branch of optics that deals with the properties of colours.
chrome |krəʊm| — another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
chromic |ˈkrəʊmɪk| — (chemistry) of, relating to, or containing chromium, especially in oxidation state 3
chromium |ˈkrəʊmɪəm| — a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
chromolithograph |krəʊməˈlɪθəˌˌɡræf| — A print made by chromolithography.
chromolithography — single- or multi-color lithography
chromosomal |ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl| — of or relating to a chromosome
chromosome |ˈkrəʊməsəʊm| — a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
chromosphere |ˈkrəʊməˌsfiːr| — a gaseous layer of the sun's atmosphere (extending from the photosphere to the corona) that is visible during a total eclipse of the sun
chromotype |ˈkrəʊməʊtaɪp| — (dated) A sheet printed in colour by any process, such as a chromolithograph.
chronic |ˈkrɑːnɪk| — of long duration
chronically |ˈkrɑːnɪklɪ| — in a habitual and longstanding manner
chronicle |ˈkrɑːnɪkl| — a record or narrative description of past events
chronicler |ˈkrɑːnɪklər| — someone who writes chronicles
chronograph |ˈkrɑːnəɡræf| — an accurate timer for recording time
chronologic |ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪk| — In order of time from the earliest to the latest
chronological |ˌkrɑːnəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — relating to or arranged according to temporal order
chronologically |ˌkrɑːnəˈlɑːdʒɪklɪ| — with respect to chronology
chronology |krəˈnɑːlədʒɪ| — an arrangement of events in time
chronometer |krəˈnɑːmɪtər| — an accurate clock (especially used in navigation)
chronopher |ˈkrɑːnəfər| — An instrument that transmits the correct time to distant points by means of electricity.
chrysalides |krɪˈsælɪdiːz| — plural form of chrysalis
chrysalis |ˈkrɪsəlɪs| — pupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon
chrysanthemum |krɪˈsænθəməm| — the flower of a chrysanthemum plant
chryselephantine |ˌkrɪseləˈfæntɪn| — Made of gold and ivory.
chrysolite |ˈkrɪsəlaɪt| — a brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone
chub |tʃʌb| — European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body
chubby |ˈtʃʌbɪ| — sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure
chuck |tʃʌk| — informal terms for a meal
chuck out |ˈtʃək ˈaʊt| — throw or cast away
chuck-farthing |ˈtʃʌkˌfɑːrðɪŋ| — An old English game resembling pitchpenny.
chuckhole |ˈtʃʌkhəʊl| — a pit or hole produced by wear or weathering (especially in a road surface)
chuckle |ˈtʃʌkl| — a soft partly suppressed laugh
chucklehead |ˈtʃʌk(ə)lhed| — (informal) a stupid or clumsy person
chuddar |ˈtʃʌdər| — a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
chuff |tʃʌf| — blow hard and loudly
chuffed |tʃʌft| — very pleased
chug |tʃʌɡ| — the dull explosive noise made by an engine
chum |tʃʌm| — a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
chum up |ˈtʃəm ʌp| — become friends; act friendly towards
chummery |ˈtʃʌmərɪ| — (India) The building in which unmarried British army officers were quartered during the British Raj.
chummy |ˈtʃʌmɪ| — (used colloquially) having the relationship of friends or pals
chump |tʃʌmp| — a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
chunk |tʃʌŋk| — a compact mass
chunking |ˈtʃʌŋkɪŋ| — (psychology) the configuration of smaller units of information into large coordinated units
chunky |ˈtʃʌŋkɪ| — like or containing small sticky lumps
chunter |ˈtʃʌntər| — (UK, dialect) To speak in a soft, indistinct manner, mutter.
church |tʃɜːrtʃ| — one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
church-goer |ˈtʃɜːtʃˌɡəʊə| — Alternative form of churchgoer.
church-state — a state ruled by religious authority
churchgoer |ˈtʃɜːrtʃɡəʊər| — a religious person who goes to church regularly
churchly |ˈtʃɜːtʃlɪ| — resembling or suggesting or appropriate to a church
churchman |ˈtʃɜːrtʃmən| — a clergyman or other person in religious orders
churchwarden |ˌtʃɜːrtʃˈwɔːrdn| — an officer in the Episcopal church who helps a parish priest with secular matters
churchy |ˈtʃɜːrtʃɪ| — (colloquial, mildly pejorative) Piously Christian.
churchyard |ˈtʃɜːrtʃjɑːrd| — the yard associated with a church
churl |tʃɜːrl| — a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
churlish |ˈtʃɜːrlɪʃ| — rude and boorish
churn |tʃɜːrn| — a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
chute |ʃuːt| — rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
chutzpah |ˈhʊtspɑ| — (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
chyle |kaɪl| — a milky fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats; formed in the small intestine during digestion of ingested fats
chyme |kaɪm| — a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum