English dictionary


fealty |ˈfiːəlti| — the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)

fear |fɪr| — an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

fearful |ˈfɪrfl| — experiencing or showing fear

fearfully |ˈfɪrfəli| — in fear

fearless |ˈfɪrləs| — invulnerable to fear or intimidation

fearlessness |ˈfɪrləsnəs| — feeling no fear

fearsome |ˈfɪrsəm| — causing fear or dread or terror

feasibility |ˌfiːzəˈbɪləti| — the quality of being doable

feasible |ˈfiːzəbl| — capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are

feasibly |ˈfiːzəbli| — in a practicable manner; so as to be feasible

feast |fiːst| — a ceremonial dinner party for many people

feat |fiːt| — a notable achievement

feather |ˈfeðər| — the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds

featherbed |ˈfeðərˌbed| — a mattress stuffed with feathers

featherbrained |ˈfeðəbreɪnd| — lacking seriousness; given to frivolity

feathered |ˈfeðərd| — adorned with feathers or plumes

feathering |ˈfeðərɪŋ| — turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls

featherweight |ˈfeðərweɪt| — an amateur boxer who weighs no more than 126 pounds

feathery |ˈfeðəri| — resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers

feature |ˈfiːtʃər| — a prominent attribute or aspect of something

featured |ˈfiːtʃərd| — made a feature or highlight; given prominence

featureless |ˈfiːtʃərləs| — lacking distinguishing characteristics or features

febrifuge |ˈfebrəˌfjuːdʒ| — any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever

febrile |ˈfiːbraɪl| — of or relating to or characterized by fever

February |ˈfebrueri| — the month following January and preceding March

fecal |ˈfiːkəl| — of or relating to feces

feces |ˈfisiz| — solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

feckless |ˈfekləs| — not fit to assume responsibility

fecklessly |ˈfeklɪsli| — with ineptitude; in an incompetent manner

feculence |ˈfekjʊləns| — something that is feculent

feculent |ˈfekyələnt| — foul with waste matter

fecund |ˈfiːkənd| — capable of producing offspring or vegetation

fecundate |ˈfiːkənˌdeɪt| — make fertile or productive

fecundation  — creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant

fecundity |fɪˈkʌndəti| — the intellectual productivity of a creative imagination

fed |fed| — any federal law-enforcement officer

federal |ˈfedərəl| — a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War

federalism |ˈfedərəlɪzəm| — the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units

federalist |ˈfedərəlɪst| — a member of a former political party in the United States that favored a strong centralized federal government

federally |ˈfedərəli| — by federal government

federate |ˈfedəreɪt| — enter into a league for a common purpose

federation |ˌfedəˈreɪʃn| — an organization formed by merging several groups or parties

fedora |fɪˈdɔːrə| — a hat made of felt with a creased crown

fee |fiː| — a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services

feeble |ˈfiːbl| — pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

feebleness |ˈfiːblnəs| — the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

feed |fiːd| — food for domestic livestock

feed on |ˈfiːd ɑːn| — be sustained by

feedback |ˈfiːdbæk| — the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output

feedbag |ˈfiːdbæɡ| — a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head

feeder |ˈfiːdər| — an animal being fattened or suitable for fattening

feeding |ˈfidɪŋ| — the act of consuming food

feedstock |ˈfiːdstɑːk| — the raw material that is required for some industrial process

feel |fiːl| — an intuitive awareness

feeler |ˈfiːlər| — one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste

feeling |ˈfiːlɪŋ| — the experiencing of affective and emotional states

feelingly |ˈfiːlɪŋli| — with great feeling

feelings |ˈfiːlɪŋz| — emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)

feign |feɪn| — make believe with the intent to deceive

feigned |ˈfeɪnd| — not genuine

feint |feɪnt| — any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)

feist |ˈfaɪst| — a nervous belligerent little mongrel dog

feisty |ˈfaɪsti| — showing courage

feldspar |ˈfeldspɑːr| — any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium

felicitate |fəˈlɪsɪteɪt| — express congratulations

felicitation |fəˌlɪsɪˈteɪʃən| — (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another

felicitous |fəˈlɪsɪtəs| — marked by good fortune

felicitously |fəˈlɪsɪtəsli| — in a felicitous manner

felicity |fəˈlɪsəti| — pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)

feline |ˈfiːlaɪn| — any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws

fell |fel| — the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

fella |ˈfelər| — a boy or man

fellah |ˈfelə| — an agricultural laborer in Arab countries

feller |ˈfelər| — a person who fells trees

felloe |ˈfeloʊ| — rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted

fellow |ˈfeloʊ| — a boy or man

fellowship |ˈfeloʊʃɪp| — an association of people who share common beliefs or activities

felly |ˈfeliː| — rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted

felo-de-se |ˌfiːləʊ deɪ ˈseɪ| — a person who kills himself intentionally

felon |ˈfelən| — someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

felonious |fəˈloʊniəs| — involving or being or having the nature of a crime

felony |ˈfeləni| — a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

felspar |ˈfelspɑːrr| — any of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium

felt |felt| — a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers

felucca |fəˈləkə| — a fast narrow sailing ship of the Mediterranean

female |ˈfiːmeɪl| — an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)

feminine |ˈfemənɪn| — a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to females or to objects classified as female

femininity |ˌfeməˈnɪnəti| — the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women

feminism |ˈfemənɪzəm| — a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women

feminist |ˈfemənɪst| — a supporter of feminism

feminize |ˈfemənaɪz| — assume (more) feminine characteristics

femoral |ˈfemərəl| — of or relating to or near the femur or thigh

femur |ˈfiːmər| — the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee

fen |fen| — 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China

fence |fens| — a barrier that serves to enclose an area

fence in |ˈfens ɪn| — enclose with a fence

fencer |ˈfensər| — someone skilled at fencing

fencing |ˈfensɪŋ| — a barrier that serves to enclose an area

fend |fend| — try to manage without help

fender |ˈfendər| — a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud

fenland |ˈfenlænd| — low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water

fennel |ˈfenl| — any of several aromatic herbs having edible seeds and leaves and stems

fenugreek |ˈfenjʊɡriːk| — annual herb or southern Europe and eastern Asia having off-white flowers and aromatic seeds used medicinally and in curry

feoff |fiːf| — a piece of land held under the feudal system

feral |ˈferəl| — wild and menacing

ferial |ˈfiːriːəl| — of or relating to or being a feria

ferine |ˈfiːraɪn| — wild and menacing

fermata |fɜːrˈmɑːtə| — a musical notation (over a note or chord or rest) that indicates it is to be prolonged by an unspecified amount

ferment |fərˈment| — a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

fermentable |fɜːˈmentəbl| — capable of being fermented

fermentation |ˌfɜːrmenˈteɪʃn| — a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

fermenting |fərˈmentɪŋ| — a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol

fern |fɜːrn| — any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores

ferny |ˈfɝːni| — resembling ferns especially in leaf shape

ferocious |fəˈroʊʃəs| — marked by extreme and violent energy

ferociousness  — the trait of extreme cruelty

ferocity |fəˈrɑːsəti| — the property of being wild or turbulent

ferret |ˈferɪt| — musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct

ferret out |ˈferət ˈaʊt| — search and discover through persistent investigation

ferric |ˈferik| — of or relating to or containing iron

ferroconcrete |ˌferoʊˈkɒŋkriːt| — concrete with metal and/or mesh added to provide extra support against stresses

ferromagnetic |ˌferoʊmæɡˈnetɪk| — relating to or demonstrating ferromagnetism

ferrous |ˈferəs| — of or relating to or containing iron

ferrule |ˈferəl| — a metal cap or band placed on a wooden pole to prevent splitting

ferry |ˈferi| — a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule

ferryboat |ˈferɪboʊt| — a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule

ferryman |ˈferimən| — a man who operates a ferry

fertile |ˈfɜːrtl| — intellectually productive

fertility |fərˈtɪləti| — the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year

fertilization |ˌfɜːrtələˈzeɪʃn| — creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant

fertilize |ˈfɜːrtəlaɪz| — provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to

fertilizer |ˈfɜːrtəlaɪzər| — any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile

ferule |ˈferəl| — a switch (a stick or cane or flat paddle) used to punish children

fervency |ˈfɝːvənsi| — feelings of great warmth and intensity

fervent |ˈfɜːrvənt| — characterized by intense emotion

fervently |ˈfɜːrvəntli| — with passionate fervor

fervid |ˈfɜːrvɪd| — characterized by intense emotion

fervidly |ˈfɝːvɪdli| — with passionate fervor

fervor |ˈfɝːvər| — feelings of great warmth and intensity

fervour |ˈfɜːrvər| — the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

fescue |ˈfeˌskjuː| — grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns

festal |ˈfest(ə)l| — offering fun and gaiety

fester |ˈfestər| — a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus

festival |ˈfestɪvl| — a day or period of time set aside for feasting and celebration

festive |ˈfestɪv| — offering fun and gaiety

festivity |feˈstɪvəti| — any joyous diversion

festoon |feˈstuːn| — a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves

festschrift |ˈfestʃrɪft| — a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar

fetal |ˈfiːtl| — of or relating to a fetus

fetch |fetʃ| — the action of fetching

fetch up |ˈfetʃ ʌp| — finally be or do something

fetching |ˈfetʃɪŋ| — very attractive; capturing interest

fete |feɪt| — an elaborate party (often outdoors)

fetich |ˈfetɪʃ| — a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers

fetid |ˈfetɪd| — offensively malodorous

fetidness  — the attribute of having a strong offensive smell

fetish |ˈfetɪʃ| — a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body

fetishism |ˈfetɪˌʃɪzəm| — a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish)

fetishist |ˈfetɪʃɪst| — one who engages in fetishism (especially of a sexual nature)

fetlock |ˈfetlɑːk| — the joint between the cannon bone and the pastern

fetor |ˈfiːtər| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

fetter |ˈfetər| — a shackle for the ankles or feet

fettle |ˈfetl| — a state of fitness and good health

fetus |ˈfiːtəs| — an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal

feud |fjuːd| — a bitter quarrel between two parties

feudal |ˈfjuːdl| — of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism

feudalism |ˈfjuːdəlɪzəm| — the social system that developed in Europe in the 8th century; vassals were protected by lords who they had to serve in war

feudalistic |ˌfjuːdəˈlɪstɪk| — of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism

feudalize |ˈfjuːdˌlaɪz| — bring (a country or people) under feudalism

feudatory |ˈfjuːdətəri| — a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord

fever |ˈfiːvər| — a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

fevered |ˈfiːvərd| — highly or nervously excited

feverfew |ˈfiːvərfjuː| — bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

feverish |ˈfiːvərɪʃ| — marked by intense agitation or emotion

feverishly |ˈfiːvərɪʃli| — in a feverish manner

feverous |ˈfiːvərəs| — having or affected by a fever

few |fjuː| — a small elite group

fewer |ˈfjuːər| — (comparative of `few' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of

fewness |ˈfjuːnəs| — the quality of being small in number

fey |feɪ| — slightly insane

fez |fez| — a city in north central Morocco; religious center