English dictionary


lo |ləʊ| — (electronics) Local Oscillator.

loach |ləʊtʃ| — slender freshwater fishes of Eurasia and Africa resembling catfishes

load |ləʊd| — weight to be borne or conveyed

load up |ləʊd ʌp| — fill or place a load on

load-line |ˈləʊd laɪn| — The line on the outside of a vessel indicating the depth to which it sinks in the water when loaded.

load-shedding |ˈləʊd ʃedɪŋ| — cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply

loaded |ˈləʊdɪd| — filled with a great quantity

loader |ˈləʊdə| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

loading |ˈləʊdɪŋ| — weight to be borne or conveyed

loads |ləʊdz| — a large number or amount

loadstar |ˈləʊdstɑːrr| — guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy

loadstone |ˈləʊdstəʊn| — a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically

loaf |ləʊf| — a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating

loaf-sugar |ˈləʊf ʃʊɡər| — Refined sugar that has been formed into a conical loaf in a mould.

loafer |ˈləʊfər| — person who does no work

loafing |ˈləʊfɪŋ| — having no employment

loam |ləʊm| — a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials

loamy |ˈləʊmɪ| — consisting of or having the character of loam

loan |ləʊn| — the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)

loan-translation |ˈləʊntrænsˌleɪʃən| — The borrowing of components of a foreign language word and translating them literally

loan-word |ˈləʊnwɜːd| — Alternative form of loanword.

loaning |ˈləʊnɪŋ| — disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned

loanword |ˈləʊnwɜːrd| — a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English

loath |ləʊθ| — unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom

loathe |ləʊð| — find repugnant

loathful |ˈləʊðfəl| — Full of loathing; hating; abhorring.

loathing |ˈləʊðɪŋ| — hate coupled with disgust

loathsome |ˈləʊðsəm| — causing or able to cause nausea

loaves |ləʊvz| — plural form of loaf

lob |lɑːb| — an easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc

lobby |ˈlɑːbɪ| — a large entrance or reception room or area

lobbying |ˈlɑːbɪɪŋ| — Present participle of lobby.

lobbyist |ˈlɑːbɪɪst| — someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer

lobe |ləʊb| — (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part

lobelia |ləʊˈbiːlɪə| — any plant or flower of the genus Lobelia

loblolly |ˈlɑːˌblɑːlɪ| — thick gruel

lobster |ˈlɑːbstər| — flesh of a lobster

lobule |ˈlɑːbjuːl| — a small lobe or subdivision of a lobe

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

local |ˈləʊkl| — public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops

locale |ləʊˈkæl| — the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

localise  — identify the location or place of

localism |ˈləʊkəlɪzəm| — a phrase or pronunciation that is peculiar to a particular locality

locality |ləʊˈkælətɪ| — a surrounding or nearby region

localization |ˌləʊkələˈzeɪʃn| — a determination of the place where something is

localize |ˈləʊkəlaɪz| — identify the location or place of

localized |ˈləʊkəlaɪzd| — confined or restricted to a particular location

locally |ˈləʊkəlɪ| — by a particular locality

locate |ˈləʊkeɪt| — discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining

located |ləʊˈkeɪtɪd| — situated in a particular spot or position

location |ləʊˈkeɪʃn| — a point or extent in space

locative |ˈlɑːkətɪv| — the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb

locator |ləʊˈkeɪtər| — a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims

loch |lɑːk| — a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)

loci |ˈləʊsaɪ| — plural form of locus

lock |lɑːk| — a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

lock away |ˈlɑːk əˈweɪ| — place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape

lock in |ˈlɑːk ɪn| — close with or as if with a tight seal

lock out |ˈlɑːk ˈaʊt| — prevent employees from working during a strike

lock up |ˈlɑːk ʌp| — secure by locking

lock-gate |ˈlɒk ɡeɪt| — a gate that can be locked

lock-hospital  — (UK, obsolete) A hospital for the treatment of venereal diseases.

lock-on  — to automatically track a target

lock-out |ˈlɒkaʊt| — An event in which an employer bars employees from working as a tactic in negotiating terms of employment, particularly in response to a strike or threat to strike.

lock-stitch |ˈlɒkstɪtʃ| — Alternative spelling of lockstitch.

lock-up |lɑk| — to imprison or incarcerate someone

lockage |ˈlɑːkɪdʒ| — a fee charged for passage through a lock in a canal or waterway

locked |ˈlɑːkt| — simple past tense and past participle of lock

locker |ˈlɑːkər| — a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock

locker-room  — relating to or appropriate for a locker room

locket |ˈlɑːkɪt| — a small ornamental case; usually contains a picture or a lock of hair and is worn on a necklace

lockfast |ˈlɑːkfɑːst| — (Scotland) Fastened or secured with a lock.

locking |ˈlɑːkɪŋ| — the act of locking something up to protect it

lockjaw |ˈlɑːkdʒɔː| — an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages

lockkeeper  — a worker in charge of a lock (on a canal)

locknut |ˈlɒknʌt| — supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening

lockout |ˈlɑːkaʊt| — a management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms

locksmith |ˈlɑːksmɪθ| — someone who makes or repairs locks

lockstitch |ˈlɑːkstɪtʃ| — machine stitch in which the top thread interlocks with the bobbin thread

lockup |ˈlɑːˌkəp| — jail in a local police station

loco |ˈləʊkəʊ| — informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

locomotion |ˌləʊkəˈməʊʃn| — the power or ability to move

locomotive |ˌləʊkəˈməʊtɪv| — a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks

locomotives |ˌləʊkəˈməʊtɪvz| — plural form of locomotive

locomotivity  — The power of changing place; motility.

locomotor |ˈləʊkəməʊtə| — of or relating to locomotion

locoweed |ˈləʊkəʊwiːd| — any of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock

locum |ˈləʊkəm| — someone (physician or clergyman) who substitutes temporarily for another member of the same profession

locus |ˈləʊkəs| — the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

locust |ˈləʊkəst| — migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae

locust-tree |ˈləʊkəst triː| — Any of a number of similar looking trees in the closely related genera Gleditsia and Robinia.

locution |ləˈkjuːʃn| — a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

lode |ləʊd| — a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

lodestar |ˈləʊdstɑːr| — guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy

lodestone |ˈləʊdstəʊn| — a permanent magnet consisting of magnetite that possess polarity and has the power to attract as well as to be attracted magnetically

lodge |lɑːdʒ| — English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)

lodgement |ˈlɒdʒmənt| — bringing a charge or accusation against someone

lodger |ˈlɑːdʒər| — a tenant in someone's house

lodging |ˈlɑːdʒɪŋ| — structures collectively in which people are housed

lodgings |ˈlɑːdʒɪŋz| — temporary living quarters

lodgment |ˈlɒdʒmənt| — bringing a charge or accusation against someone

loess |ˈləʊes| — a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

loft |lɔːft| — floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space

loftiness |ˈlɒftɪnəs| — the quality of being high or lofty

lofty |ˈlɔːftɪ| — of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

log |lɔːɡ| — a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

log off |lɔːɡ ˈɒf| — exit a computer

log-cabin |lɒɡ ˈkæbɪn| — A small simple dwelling in a remote area, made from wood

loganberry |ˈləʊɡənberɪ| — red-fruited bramble native from Oregon to Baja California

logarithm |ˈlɔːɡərɪðəm| — the exponent required to produce a given number

logbook |ˈlɔːɡbʊk| — a book in which the log is written

loge |ˈlɒdʒ| — balcony consisting of the forward section of a theater mezzanine

logged |ˈlɒɡd| — simple past tense and past participle of log

logger |ˈlɔːɡər| — a person who fells trees

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

logging |ˈlɔːɡɪŋ| — the work of cutting down trees for timber

logic |ˈlɑːdʒɪk| — the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference

logical |ˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — based on known statements or events or conditions

logicality |ˌlɒdʒɪˈkælɪtɪ| — correct and valid reasoning

logically |ˈlɑːdʒɪklɪ| — according to logical reasoning

logician |ləˈdʒɪʃən| — a person skilled at symbolic logic

logics |ˈlɑːðɪks| — plural form of logic

login |ˈlɔːɡɪn| — (computing) A combination of a user's identification and password used to enter a computer, program, network, etc.

logistic |ləˈdʒɪstɪkl| — of or relating to logistics

logistical |ləˈdʒɪstɪkəl| — of or relating to logistics

logistics |ləˈdʒɪstɪks| — handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed

logjam |ˈlɔːɡdʒæm| — any stoppage attributable to unusual activity

logman  — A man employed to carry logs.

logo |ˈləʊɡəʊ| — a company emblem or device

logogram |ˈlɔːɡəɡræm| — a single written symbol that represents an entire word or phrase without indicating its pronunciation

logomachy |ləʊˈɡɑːməkiː| — argument about words or the meaning of words

logroll  — work toward the passage of some legislation by exchanging political favors such as trading votes

logrolling |ˈlɔːɡrəʊlɪŋ| — act of exchanging favors for mutual gain; especially trading of influence or votes among legislators to gain passage of certain projects

logwood |ˈlɑːˌɡwʊd| — very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye

logy |ˈləʊɡiː| — stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)

loin |lɔɪn| — a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump

loincloth |ˈlɔɪnklɔːθ| — a garment that provides covering for the loins

loins |lɔɪn| — the lower part of the abdomen just above the external genital organs

loir |ˈlɔɪər| — large European dormouse

loiter |ˈlɔɪtər| — be about

loiterer |ˈlɔɪtərər| — someone who lingers aimlessly in or about a place

loll |lɑːl| — hang loosely or laxly

lollipop |ˈlɑːlɪpɑːp| — ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick

lollipops |ˈlɑːlɪˌpɑːps| — plural form of lollipop

lollypop  — Alternative spelling of lollipop.

Lombard |ˈlɑːmbard| — a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century

Londoner |ˈlʌndənər| — a native or resident of London

Londonism |ˈlʌndənɪzm| — A characteristic of Londoners.

lone |ləʊn| — lacking companions or companionship

loneliness |ˈləʊnlɪnəs| — the state of being alone in solitary isolation

lonely |ˈləʊnlɪ| — lacking companions or companionship

loner |ˈləʊnər| — a person who avoids the company or assistance of others

lonesome |ˈləʊnsəm| — being the only one; single and isolated from others

lonesomeness  — a disposition toward being alone

long |lɔːŋ| — desire strongly or persistently

long-ago |ˈlɔːŋəˈɡəʊ| — belonging to time long gone

long-awaited |lɒŋəˈweɪtɪd| — having been awaited for a long time

long-distance |ˈlɔːŋ ˈdɪstəns| — covering a long distance

long-drawn |ˈlɔːŋdrɔːn| — long-drawn-out

long-drawn-out |ˌlɔːŋ drɔːrn ˈəʊt| — Protracted, extending for a great period of time.

long-established  — that has been in existence for a long time

long-hair |ˈlɔːŋheə| — Alternative form of longhair.

long-haired |lɔːŋ ˈheəd| — with long hair

long-headed |lɔːŋ ˈhedɪd| — having a dolichocephalic head

long-lasting |ˌlɒŋˈlɑːstɪŋ| — existing for a long time

long-lived |ˌlɔːŋ ˈlɪvd| — existing for a long time

long-play |ˈlɔːŋ pleɪ| — (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records

long-playing |ˌlɔːŋˈpleɪɪŋ| — (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records

long-primer |ˈlɔːŋˈprɪmə| — (printing) A kind of type, in size between small pica and bourgeois.

long-range |ˌlɔːŋˈreɪndʒ| — involving an extended span of time

long-run |ˈlɔːŋrʌn| — relating to or extending over a relatively long time

long-running |ˌlɒŋˈrʌnɪŋ| — Operating for a relatively extended period of time.

long-shot |ˈlɔːŋʃɑːt| — (idiomatic, nautical) Something unlikely; something that has little chance of happening or working. The term arose from the accuracy of early ship guns, which were effective only at close range and unlikely to hit the mark at any great distance.

long-sighted |lɔːŋ ˈsaɪtɪd| — hyperopic; farsighted

long-standing |ˈlɔːŋ stændɪŋ| — having existed for a long time

long-suffering |lɔːŋ ˈsʌfərɪŋ| — patient endurance of pain or unhappiness

long-term |ˈlɔːŋˈtɜːm| — relating to or extending over a relatively long time

long-time |ˈlɔːŋ taɪm| — having existed or persisted or continued in a particular role or state for a long time

long-winded |ˈlɔːŋwɪndəd| — using or containing too many words

longanimity |ˌlɑːŋɡəˈnɪmɪtiː| — good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence

longboat |ˈlɔːŋbəʊt| — the largest boat carried by a merchant sailing vessel

longbow |ˈlɔːŋbəʊ| — a powerful wooden bow drawn by hand; usually 5-6 feet long; used in medieval England

longed-for  — greatly desired

longer |ˈlɔːŋɡər| — a person with a strong desire for something

longeron |ˈlɑːndʒərən| — A thin strip of wood or metal, to which the skin of an aircraft is fastened.

longest |ˈlɔːŋɡəst| — for the most time

longeval  — long-lived; longevous

longevity |lɔːnˈdʒevətɪ| — duration of service

longevous |lɑːnˈdʒiːvəs| — Long-lasting, especially of life.

longhair |ˈlɔːŋher| — A person with hair longer than the norm, especially someone viewed as bohemian, non-conventional or a hippie.

longhand |ˈlɔːŋhænd| — rapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper

longing |ˈlɔːŋɪŋ| — prolonged unfulfilled desire or need

longingly |ˈlɔːŋɪŋlɪ| — in a yearning manner

longitude |ˈlɑːndʒɪtuːd| — the angular distance between a point on any meridian and the prime meridian at Greenwich

longitudinal |ˌlɑːndʒəˈtuːdnl| — running lengthwise

longitudinally |ˌlɑːndʒəˈtuːdənəlɪ| — across time

longline  — A very long fishing line carrying a series of baited hooks.

longshoreman |ˈlɔːŋʃɔːrmən| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

longspun |ˈlɔːŋspʌn| — Spun out, or extended, to great length; long-winded; tedious.

longspur |ˈlɔːŋˌspər| — A specific type of bird, of the genus Calcarius; it has a long claw on the hind toe of each foot.

longstanding |ˈlɔːŋˌstændɪŋ| — having existed for a long time

longtime |ˈlɔːŋˌtɑɪm| — having existed or persisted or continued in a particular role or state for a long time

longueurs |lɔːŋˈɡɜːz| — plural form of longueur

longways |ˈlɔːŋweɪz| — country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other

longwise |ˈlɔːŋwaɪz| — in the direction of the length

loo |luː| — a toilet in Britain

loo-table |ˈluːˌteɪbl| — A round table adapted for a circle of people playing the game of loo.

looby |ˈluːbɪ| — an awkward or clumsy person

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

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

loogan  — (US slang, dated) A fool.

look |lʊk| — the feelings expressed on a person's face

look around |ˈlʊk əˈraʊnd| — look about oneself

look back |ˈlʊk ˈbæk| — look towards one's back

look on |ˈlʊk ɑːn| — observe with attention

look out |ˈlʊk ˈaʊt| — be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful

look up |ˈlʊk ʌp| — seek information from

look-in |ˈlʊkˌɪn| — (idiomatic) A quick glance.

look-out |ˈlʊkˈaʊt| — (intransitive) To look from within to the outside.

look-see |siː| — (informal) A brief examination, a peek or glance.

looker |ˈlʊkər| — a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

looker-on |ˌlʊkər ˈɒn| — someone who looks on

lookers-on |ˌlʊkəz ˈɒn| — plural form of looker-on

looking |ˈlʊkɪŋ| — the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

looking-for |ˈlʊkɪŋfɔː| — Present participle of look for.

looking-glass |ˈlʊkɪŋ ɡlæs| — A mirror.

lookout |ˈlʊkaʊt| — a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

loom |luːm| — a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

looming |ˈluːmɪŋ| — Present participle of loom.

loon |luːn| — a worthless lazy fellow

looney |ˈluːnɪ| — someone deranged and possibly dangerous

loony |ˈluːnɪ| — someone deranged and possibly dangerous

loony-bin |ˈluːnɪbɪn| — (slang) lunatic asylum

loop |luːp| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

loop-line |ˈluːp laɪn| — a railway branch line that branches from the trunk line and then rejoins it later on

loophole |ˈluːphəʊl| — an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation

looping |ˈluːpɪŋ| — (computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained

loopy |ˈluːpɪ| — informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

loose |luːs| — grant freedom to; free from confinement

loose-leaf |ˈluːs liːf| — Consisting of loose leaves (pages), often collected in a binder, rather than being bound like a book or stapled.

loosely |ˈluːslɪ| — in a relaxed manner; not rigid

loosen |ˈluːsn| — make loose or looser

loosen up |ˈluːsən ʌp| — cause to become unblocked

loosener |ˈluːsnə| — Something that loosens

looseness |luːs| — frequent and watery bowel movements; can be a symptom of infection or food poisoning or colitis or a gastrointestinal tumor

loosening |ˈluːsənɪŋ| — an occurrence of control or strength weakening

loosestrife |ˈluːsˌstraɪf| — any of numerous herbs and subshrubs of the genus Lythrum

loot |luːt| — goods or money obtained illegally

looter |ˈluːtər| — someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

looting |ˈluːtɪŋ| — plundering during riots or in wartime

lop |lɑːp| — cut off from a whole

lop-eared |ˈlɒp ɪəd| — having bent or drooping ears

lope |ləʊp| — a slow pace of running

lopped |ˈlɑːpt| — simple past tense and past participle of lop

loppings |ˈlɒpɪŋz| — plural form of lopping

loppy |ˈlɑːpiː| — Somewhat lop; inclined to lop.

lopsided |ˌlɑːpˈsaɪdɪd| — having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other

loquacious |ləˈkweɪʃəs| — full of trivial conversation

loquacity |ləˈkwæsətɪ| — the quality of being wordy and talkative

lord |lɔːrd| — terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

lordliness |ˈlɔːrdlɪnəs| — formality in bearing and appearance

lordly |ˈlɔːrdlɪ| — of or befitting a lord

lordship |ˈlɔːrdʃɪp| — a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge

lore |lɔːr| — knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote

lorgnette |lɔːrˈnjet| — eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle

loricate |ˈlɔːrəˌkeɪt| — (microbiology) Possessing an enclosing shell or test.

lorikeet |ˈlɔːrəkiːt| — any of various small lories

lorn |lɔːrn| — (archaic) abandoned, lonely, forlorn

lorry |ˈlɔːrɪ| — a large low horse-drawn wagon without sides

lory |ˈlɔːrɪ| — small brightly colored Australasian parrots having a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and soft fruits

lose |luːz| — fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense

loser |ˈluːzər| — a contestant who loses the contest

losing |ˈluːzɪŋ| — That loses or lose, or has or have lost.

loss |lɔːs| — something that is lost

loss-leader |ˈlɒs liːdər| — (marketing) An item that is sold at or below cost in an effort to stimulate other profitable sales.

losses |ˈlɒsəz| — something lost (especially money lost at gambling)

lost |lɔːst| — people who are destined to die soon

lot |lɑːt| — (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

lota |ˈləʊtə| — a globular water bottle used in Asia

lotah |ˈləʊtɑː| — Alternative spelling of lota. (Indian water-pot)

loth |ləʊθ| — unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom

Lothario |ləˈθerɪəʊ| — a successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his sexual relationships with women

lotion |ˈləʊʃn| — any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin

lotos |ˈləʊtəs| — (botany) Dated form of lotus.

lots |ˈlɑːts| — a large number or amount

lottery |ˈlɑːtərɪ| — something that is regarded as a chance event

lotto |ˈlɑːtəʊ| — a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards

lotus |ˈləʊtəs| — native to eastern Asia; widely cultivated for its large pink or white flowers

lotus-eater |ˈləʊtəs iːtər| — someone indifferent to the busy world

louche |luːʃ| — disreputable and dissolute, somewhat agreeably

loud |laʊd| — tastelessly showy

loud-hailer |laʊd ˈheɪlər| — a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifier

loud-voiced  — having an unusually loud voice

loudly |ˈlaʊdlɪ| — with relatively high volume

loudmouth |ˈlaʊdmaʊθ| — a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly

loudmouthed |ˈlaʊdˌmæʊðd| — Tending to loud, indiscreet, especially bragging, speech.

loudness |ˈlaʊdnəs| — the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)

loudspeaker |ˌlaʊdˈspiːkər| — electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance

lough |lɑːk| — a long narrow (nearly landlocked) cove in Ireland

lounge |laʊndʒ| — an upholstered seat for more than one person

lounger |ˈlaʊndʒər| — someone who wastes time

lounging |ˈlaʊndʒɪŋ| — Present participle of lounge.

loungingly  — So as to lounge; in a lazy or relaxing way.

loupe |ˈluːp| — small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists

lour |ˈlaʊr| — set lower

louringly |ˈlaʊərɪŋlɪ| — frowningly; sullenly

louse |laʊs| — wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals

louse up |ˈlaʊs ʌp| — make a mess of, destroy or ruin

lousiness |ˈlaʊzɪnəs| — infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching

lousy |ˈlaʊzɪ| — very bad

lout |laʊt| — an awkward stupid person

loutish |ˈlaʊtɪʃ| — ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior or appearance

louver |ˈluːvər| — one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain

louvers |ˈluːvərz| — plural form of louver

louvre |ˈluːvər| — an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris

louvres |ˈluːvəz| — plural form of louvre

lovable |ˈlʌvəbl| — having characteristics that attract love or affection

love |lʌv| — a strong positive emotion of regard and affection

love-affair |ˈləv əˌfe(ə)r| — An affair; an adulterous relationship. Used colloquially to distinguish which type of affair, leaving less room for doubt.

love-apple |ˈlʌvˌæpl| — (informal) A tomato.

love-bird |ˈlʌvbɜːd| — Alternative spelling of lovebird.

love-child |ˈlʌvtʃaɪld| — (euphemistic) A child born as a result of a romantic liaison between parents not married to one another; an illegitimate child.

love-in |ˈləv ˌɪn| — a social gathering to promote love and feelings of well-being

love-in-a-mist |ˌləvənəˈmɪst| — tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed

love-in-idleness |ˈlʌvɪnˈaɪdlnɪs| — a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived

love-letter |ˈlʌv letər| — A letter written about the author's love for the intended reader.

love-lies-bleeding |ˈlʌvˌlaɪzˈbliːdɪŋ| — young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal

love-making |ˈmeɪkɪŋ| — Alternative spelling of lovemaking.

love-potion |ˈlʌv pəʊʃən| — a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it

love-seat |ˈlʌv siːt| — A small sofa for two people, British: two-seater settee.

lovebird |ˈlʌvbɜːrd| — small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors

lovechild  — A child born to parents who aren't married to one another.

loved |ˈlʌvd| — held dear

Lovelace |ˈləvˌles| — English poet (1618-1857)

loveless |ˈlʌvləs| — without love

loveliness |ˈlʌvlɪnəs| — the quality of being good looking and attractive

lovelock |ˈlʌvˌlɑːk| — A surname​.

lovelorn |ˈlʌvlɔːrn| — unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love

lovely |ˈlʌvlɪ| — a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model

lover |ˈlʌvər| — a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

loveseat  — small sofa that seats two people

lovesick |ˈlʌvsɪk| — languishing because of love

loveworthy |ˈlʌvˌwɜːðɪ| — lovable, worthy or deserving of love.

loving |ˈlʌvɪŋ| — feeling or showing love and affection

loving-cup |ˈlʌvɪŋ kʌp| — A large cup with two or more handles, passed around for all to drink from; a ceremonial version of such a cup awarded as a trophy.

lovingly |ˈlʌvɪŋlɪ| — with fondness; with love

low |ləʊ| — an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

low-born |ˈləʊˈbɔːn| — Born of humble parentage.

low-bred |ˈləʊˈbred| — (dated) ill-mannered and vulgar; impolite.

low-cost |ˌləʊ ˈkɔːst| — that you have the financial means for

low-density  — having low relative density or specific gravity

low-down |ˈləʊdaʊn| — slang terms for inside information

low-end |ˈləʊend| — Cheap or inexpensive; low-quality.

low-grade |ɡreɪd| — of inferior quality

low-key |ləʊˈkiː| — restrained in style or quality

low-level |ˌləʊˈlev(ə)l| — not intense

low-lying |ˌləʊˈlaɪɪŋ| — having a small elevation above the ground or horizon or sea level

low-minded |ˈləʊˈmɪndɪd| — Having coarse, unrefined, vulgar demeanor.

low-necked |ˈləʊˈnekt| — (of a garment) having a low-cut neckline

low-pitched |ləʊ ˈpɪtʃt| — set at a low angle or slant

low-powered |ˈləʊˈpaʊəd| — having little power to do work

low-pressure |ˈləʊˈpreʃər| — not forceful

low-rise |ˌləʊˈraɪz| — used of buildings of one or only a few stories and usually no elevator; low

low-spirited |ləʊ ˈspɪrɪtɪd| — filled with melancholy and despondency

low-spiritedness |ˈlɒˈspɪrətədnəs| — a feeling of low spirits

low-tech |ˌləʊˈtek| — not involving high technology

lowborn |ləʊˈbɔːn| — of humble birth or origins

lowboy |ˈləʊˌbɔɪ| — a low chest or table with drawers and supported on four legs

lowbred |ləʊˈbred| — (of persons) lacking in refinement or grace

lowbrow |ˈləʊbraʊ| — a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

lowbrowed |ˈləʊbraʊd| — characteristic of a person who is not cultivated or does not have intellectual tastes

lowdown |ˈləʊdaʊn| — The story or truth; the scoop or dirt.

lower |ˈləʊər| — the lower of two berths

lower-class  — occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society

lowered |ˈlaʊəd| — below the surround or below the normal position

lowering |ˈlaʊərɪŋ| — the act of causing to become less

lowermost |ˈləʊəməʊst| — farthest down

lowland |ˈləʊlənd| — low level country

lowliness |ˈləʊlɪnəs| — the state of being humble and unimportant

lowly |ˈləʊlɪ| — low or inferior in station or quality

loyal |ˈlɔɪəl| — unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

loyalist |ˈlɔɪəlɪst| — a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

loyally |ˈlɔɪəlɪ| — with loyalty; in a loyal manner

loyalty |ˈlɔɪəltɪ| — the quality of being loyal

lozenge |ˈlɑːzɪndʒ| — a small aromatic or medicated candy

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