English dictionary


fuck |fʌk| — slang for sexual intercourse

fuck up |ˈfəkəp| — make a mess of, destroy or ruin

fucker |ˈfʌkər| — a stupid despised man

fucking |ˈfʌkɪŋ| — slang for sexual intercourse

fuddle |ˈfədl| — a confused multitude of things

fuddled |ˈfʌdld| — very drunk

fuddy-duddy |ˈfʌdi dʌdi| — a conservative who is old-fashioned or dull in attitude or appearance

fudge |fʌdʒ| — soft creamy candy

fuel |ˈfjuːəl| — a substance that can be consumed to produce energy

fug |fʌɡ| — (British informal) an airless smoky smelly atmosphere

fugacious |fjuːˈɡeɪʃəs| — lasting a very short time

fuggy |ˈfʌɡi| — (British informal) poorly ventilated

fugitive |ˈfjuːdʒətɪv| — someone who flees from an uncongenial situation

fugleman |ˈfjuːɡəlmən| — a leader and organizer and spokesman (especially a political leader)

fugue |fjuːɡ| — dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to create a new life; during the fugue there is no memory of the former life; after recovering there is no memory for events during the dissociative state

fulcrum |ˈfʊlkrəm| — the pivot about which a lever turns

fulfil |fʊlˈfɪl| — put in effect

fulfill |fʊlˈfɪl| — put in effect

fulfilled |fʊlˈfɪld| — completed to perfection

fulfillment |fʊlˈfɪlmənt| — a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires

fulfilment |fʊlˈfɪlmənt| — a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires

fulgent |ˈfəljənt| — shining intensely

full |fʊl| — the time when the Moon is fully illuminated

full-blooded |fʊl ˈblʌdɪd| — of unmixed ancestry

full-blown |fʊl ˈbloʊn| — fully ripe; at the height of bloom

full-bodied |ˈfʊlˈbɑːdiːd| — marked by richness and fullness of flavor

full-dress |fʊl ˈdres| — suitable for formal occasions

full-fashioned |fʊl ˈfæʃənd| — knitted to fit the shape of the body

full-fledged |fʊl ˈfledʒd| — (of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly

full-grown |fʊl ˈɡroʊn| — (of animals) fully developed

full-length |fʊl ˈleŋθ| — representing or accommodating the entire length

full-page |fʊl ˈpeɪdʒ| — occupying an entire page in a book or paper

full-scale |fʊl ˈskeɪl| — using all available resources

full-size  — being of the same size as an original

full-time |fʊl ˈtaɪm| — for the entire time appropriate to an activity

fullback |ˈfʊlˌbæk| — (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team

fuller |ˈfʊlər| — United States jurist and chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1833-1910)

fullness |ˈfʊlnəs| — completeness over a broad scope

fully |ˈfʊli| — to the greatest degree or extent; completely or entirely; (`full' in this sense is used as a combining form)

fulmar |ˈfʊlmər| — heavy short-tailed oceanic bird of polar regions

fulminant |ˈfʌlmənənt| — sudden and severe

fulminate |ˈfʊlmɪneɪt| — a salt or ester of fulminic acid

fulsome |ˈfʊlsəm| — unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

fumble |ˈfʌmbl| — (sports) dropping the ball

fumbling |ˈfʌmblɪŋ| — showing lack of skill or aptitude

fume |fjuːm| — a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas

fumigate |ˈfjuːmɪɡeɪt| — treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests

fumigation |ˌfjuːməˈɡeɪʃən| — the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it

fumitory |fjuːmɪˌtɔːriː| — delicate European herb with greyish leaves and spikes of purplish flowers; formerly used medicinally

fun |fʌn| — activities that are enjoyable or amusing

funambulist |fjuːˈnæmbjʌlɪst| — an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope

function |ˈfʌŋkʃn| — (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

functional |ˈfʌŋkʃənl| — fit or ready for use or service

functionalist |ˈfʌŋkʃnəlɪst| — an adherent of functionalism

functionality |ˌfʌŋkʃəˈnæləti| — capable of serving a purpose well

functionally |ˈfʌŋkʃənəli| — with respect to function

functionary |ˈfʌŋkʃəneri| — a worker who holds or is invested with an office

functioning |ˈfʌŋkʃənɪŋ| — process or manner of functioning or operating

fund |fʌnd| — a reserve of money set aside for some purpose

fundament |ˈfəndəmənt| — the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

fundamental |ˌfʌndəˈmentl| — any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business

fundamentalism |ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪzəm| — a form of Protestantism that takes the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth

fundamentalist |ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪst| — an adherent of fundamentalist principles

fundamentally |ˌfʌndəˈmentəli| — in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature

funded |ˈfʌndəd| — furnished with funds

funding |ˈfʌndɪŋ| — financial resources provided to make some project possible

funds |ˈfəndz| — assets in the form of money

funeral |ˈfjuːnərəl| — a ceremony at which a dead person is buried or cremated

funerary |ˈfjuːnəreri| — of or for or relating to a funeral

funereal |fjuˈnɪriəl| — suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial

funfair |ˈfʌnfer| — a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement

fungal |ˈfʌŋɡl| — of or relating to fungi

fungi |ˈfʌndʒaɪ| — the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants

fungible |ˈfənjəbəl| — a commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation

fungicide |ˈfʌnɡɪsaɪd| — any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi

fungoid |ˈfʌŋɡɔɪd| — resembling fungi

fungous |ˈfʌŋɡəs| — of or relating to fungi

fungus |ˈfʌŋɡəs| — an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

funicular |fjuːˈnɪkjələr| — a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars

funiculus |fjʊˈnɪkjʊləs| — the stalk of a plant ovule or seed

funk |fʌŋk| — a state of nervous depression

funky |fʌŋki| — offensively malodorous

funnel |ˈfʌnl| — a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends

funnies  — a sequence of drawings telling a story in a newspaper or comic book

funny |ˈfʌni| — an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)

fur |fɜːr| — the dressed hairy coat of a mammal

furbelow |ˈfɝːbɪloʊ| — a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

furbish |ˈfɝːˌbɪʃ| — polish and make shiny

furbish up |ˈfɝːˌbɪʃ ʌp| — restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

furcate |ˈfɜːrkeɪt| — divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

furcation |fərˈkeɪʃən| — the place where something divides into branches

furcula |ˈfərkyələ| — a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds

furious |ˈfjʊriəs| — marked by extreme and violent energy

furiously |ˈfjʊriəsli| — (of the elements) in a wild and stormy manner

furiousness  — the property of being wild or turbulent

furl |fɜːrl| — form into a cylinder by rolling

furlong |ˈfɜːrlɔːŋ| — a unit of length equal to 220 yards

furlough |ˈfɜːrloʊ| — a temporary leave of absence from military duty

furnace |ˈfɜːrnɪs| — an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced to heat buildings, destroy refuse, smelt or refine ores, etc.

furnish |ˈfɜːrnɪʃ| — give something useful or necessary to

furnished |ˈfɜːrnɪʃt| — provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)

furnishing |ˈfɝːˌnɪʃɪŋ| — (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel

furniture |ˈfɜːrnɪtʃər| — furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

furor |ˈfjʊrɒr| — an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

furore |ˈfjʊrrɔːr| — an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

furred |fɝːd| — covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs

furrier |ˈfʌrɪər| — someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments

furrow |ˈfɜːroʊ| — a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)

furrowed |ˈfʌroʊd| — having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface

furry |ˈfɜːri| — covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs

further |ˈfɜːrðər| — promote the growth of

furtherance |ˈfɜːrðərəns| — encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

furthermore |ˌfɜːrðərˈmɔːr| — in addition

furthermost |ˈfɜːrðərmoʊst| — (comparatives of `far') most remote in space or time or order

furthest |ˈfɜːrðɪst| — to the greatest degree or extent or most advanced stage (`furthest' is used more often than `farthest' in this abstract sense)

furtive |ˈfɜːrtɪv| — marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

furtively |ˈfɜːrtɪvli| — in a furtive manner

furtiveness |ˈfɝːtɪvnəs| — a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously

furuncle |ˈfjʊrəŋkəl| — a painful sore with a hard core filled with pus

fury |ˈfjʊri| — a feeling of intense anger

furze |fɜːrz| — very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe

fuscous |ˈfəskəs| — of something having a dusky brownish grey color

fuse |fjuːz| — an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded

fusee |fjuːˈziː| — a spirally grooved spindle in a clock that counteracts the diminishing power of the uncoiling mainspring

fuselage |ˈfjuːsəlɑːʒ| — the central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)

fusible |ˈfjuːzəbəl| — capable of being melted and fused

fusiform |ˈfjuːzəfɔːrm| — tapering at each end

fusil |ˈfjuːzəl| — a light flintlock musket

fusilier |ˌfjuːzəˈlɪər| — (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket

fusillade |ˌfjuːsəˈleɪd| — rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms

fusion |ˈfjuːʒn| — an occurrence that involves the production of a union

fuss |fʌs| — an excited state of agitation

fussiness |ˈfʌsɪnəs| — an irritable petulant feeling

fusspot |ˈfʌspɑːt| — thinks about unfortunate things that might happen

fussy |ˈfʌsi| — annoyed and irritable

fustian |ˈfʌstʃən| — pompous or pretentious talk or writing

fustigate |ˈfʌstəˌɡeɪt| — strike with a cudgel

fusty |ˈfʌsti| — stale and unclean smelling

futile |ˈfjuːtl| — producing no result or effect

futility |fjuːˈtɪləti| — uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result

future |ˈfjuːtʃər| — the time yet to come

futurism |ˈfjuːtʃərɪzəm| — an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age

futurist |ˈfjuːtʃərɪst| — a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future

futuristic |ˌfjuːtʃəˈrɪstɪk| — of or relating to futurism

futurity |fjuˈtʊrəti| — the time yet to come

futurology |ˌfjuːtʃəˈrɑːlədʒi| — the study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions

fuze |fjuːz| — any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant

fuzz |fʌz| — filamentous hairlike growth on a plant

fuzziness |ˈfʌzi| — the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines

fuzzy |ˈfʌzi| — covering with fine light hairs