English dictionary


GI |ˌdʒiː ˈaɪ| — a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

giant |ˈdʒaɪənt| — any creature of exceptional size

giantess |ˌdʒaɪənˈtes| — a female giant

giantism |ˈdʒaɪəntɪzəm| — excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

giantlike |ˈdʒaɪəntlaɪk| — Like a giant; enormous.

giaour |ˈjaʊ(ə)r| — (derogatory, ethnic slur) A non-Muslim, especially a Christian, an infidel; especially as used by Turkish people with particular reference to Christians such as Greeks, Armenians, Bulgarians, Serbs and Assyrians.

gib |jɪb| — a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes

gibber |ˈdʒɪbər| — unintelligible talking

gibberish |ˈdʒɪbərɪʃ| — unintelligible talking

gibbet |ˈdʒɪbɪt| — alternative terms for gallows

gibbon |ˈɡɪbən| — English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)

gibbosity |ɡɪˈbɑːsɪtiː| — something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

gibbous |ˈɡɪbəs| — characteristic of or suffering from kyphosis, an abnormality of the vertebral column

gibe |ˈdʒaɪb| — an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

giber |ˈdʒaɪbə| — One who utters gibes.

giblets |ˈdʒɪbləts| — edible viscera of a fowl

gibus |ˈdʒaɪbəs| — A collapsible top hat

giddily |ˈɡɪdɪlɪ| — in a giddy light-headed manner

giddiness |ˈɡɪdɪnəs| — an impulsive scatterbrained manner

giddy |ˈɡɪdɪ| — having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling

gift |ɡɪft| — something acquired without compensation

gifted |ˈɡɪftɪd| — endowed with talent or talents

gig |ɡɪɡ| — long and light rowing boat; especially for racing

gigabyte |ˈɡɪɡəbaɪt| — a unit of information equal to 1000 megabytes or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bytes

gigantesque  — very large; like a giant

gigantic |dʒaɪˈɡæntɪk| — so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth

gigantism |dʒaɪˈɡæntɪzəm| — excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

giggle |ˈɡɪɡl| — a foolish or nervous laugh

giggling |ˈɡɪɡəlɪŋ| — Present participle of giggle.

giglet  — Alternative form of giglot.

gigolo |ˈdʒɪɡələʊ| — a man who has sex with and is supported by a woman

gilbert |ˈɡɪlbərt| — a unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns

gild |ɡɪld| — a formal association of people with similar interests

gilded |ˈɡɪldəd| — having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

gilder |ˈɡɪldər| — someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt

gilding |ˈɡɪldɪŋ| — a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold

gill |ɡɪl| — a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters

gillie |ˈɡɪlɪ| — a young male attendant on a Scottish Highlander chief

gills |ˈɡɪlz| — plural form of gill

gillyflower |ˈdʒɪliːˌflaʊər| — any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

gilt |ɡɪlt| — a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold

gilt-edged |ˈɡɪlt ˈˌejd| — of the highest quality or value

gimbals |ˈdʒɪmbəlz| — plural form of gimbal

gimcrack |ˈdʒɪmkræk| — ornamental objects of no great value

gimlet |ˈɡɪmlət| — a cocktail made of gin or vodka and lime juice

gimmick |ˈɡɪmɪk| — a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident

gimp |ɡɪmp| — disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet

gin |dʒɪn| — strong liquor flavored with juniper berries

gin-mill |ˈdʒɪnmɪl| — (archaic, derogatory) A tavern that serves gin.

ginger |ˈdʒɪndʒər| — perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems

ginger-snap |ˈdʒɪndʒəˈsnæp| — Alternative spelling of gingersnap.

gingerbread |ˈdʒɪndʒərbred| — cake flavored with ginger

gingerly |ˈdʒɪndʒərlɪ| — in a gingerly manner

gingery |ˈdʒɪndʒərɪ| — having a taste like that of ginger

gingham |ˈɡɪŋəm| — a clothing fabric in a plaid weave

gingivitis |ˌdʒɪndʒɪˈvaɪtəs| — inflammation of the gums

gink |ɡɪŋk| — A foolish or contemptible man.

ginnery |ˈdʒɪnəriː| — a place where ginning (removing the seeds from cotton) is done.

ginseng |ˈdʒɪnseŋ| — aromatic root of ginseng plants

Gipsy |ˈdʒɪpsɪ| — a laborer who moves from place to place as demanded by employment

giraffe |dʒəˈræf| — tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

girandole |ˈdʒɪrəndəʊl| — an ornate candle holder; often with a mirror

gird |ɡɜːrd| — prepare oneself for a military confrontation

girded |ˈɡɜːdɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of gird

girder |ˈɡɜːrdər| — a beam made usually of steel; a main support in a structure

girdle |ˈɡɜːrdl| — an encircling or ringlike structure

girl |ɡɜːrl| — a young female

girl-friend |ˈɡɜːlfrend| — A female friend, especially a woman's.

girlfriend |ˈɡɜːrlfrend| — any female friend

girlhood |ˈɡɜːrlhʊd| — the childhood of a girl

girlie |ˈɡɜːrlɪ| — (slang) A magazine targeted to an adult male audience and containing nude or semi-nude photographs of women.

girlish |ˈɡɜːrlɪʃ| — befitting or characteristic of a young girl

girlishness |ˈɡɜːlɪʃnəs| — being characteristic of a girl

Girondist |dʒəˈrɑːndɪst| — a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins

girt |ɡərt| — A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.

girth |ɡɜːrθ| — the distance around a person's body

gismo |ˈɡɪzməʊ| — something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

gist |dʒɪst| — the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

give |ɡɪv| — the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length

give away |ˈɡɪv əˈweɪ| — make a gift of

give back |ˈɡɪv ˈbæk| — pay back

give forth |ˈɡɪv ˈfɔːrθ| — give out (breath or an odor)

give in |ˈɡɪv ɪn| — yield to another's wish or opinion

give off |ˈɡɪv ˈɒf| — have as a by-product

give out |ˈɡɪv ˈaʊt| — give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.

give up |ˈɡɪv ʌp| — lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime

give-and-take |ˈteɪk| — an exchange of views on some topic

give-away |ˈɡɪvəˌweɪ| — To make a gift of (something).

giveaway |ˈɡɪvəweɪ| — a gift of public land or resources for the private gain of a limited group

given |ˈɡɪvn| — an assumption that is taken for granted

giver |ˈɡɪvər| — someone who devotes himself completely

giving |ˈɡɪvɪŋ| — the act of giving

gizmo |ˈɡɪzməʊ| — something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known

gizzard |ˈɡɪzərd| — thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food

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