English dictionary


mo |ˈoʊ| — an indefinitely short time

moan |moʊn| — an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

moaner |moʊnər| — a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

moat |moʊt| — ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water

mob |mɑːb| — a disorderly crowd of people

mobcap |ˈmɒbkæp| — large high frilly cap with a full crown; formerly worn indoors by women

mobile |moʊˈbiːl| — a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay

mobility |moʊˈbɪləti| — the quality of moving freely

mobilization |ˌmoʊbələˈzeɪʃn| — act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency:

mobilize |ˈmoʊbəlaɪz| — make ready for action or use

mobster |ˈmɑːbstər| — a criminal who is a member of gang

mocassin |ˈmɒkəsɪn| — soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans

moccasin |ˈmɑːkəsɪn| — soft leather shoe; originally worn by Native Americans

mocha |ˈmoʊkə| — soft suede glove leather from goatskin

mock |mɑːk| — the act of mocking or ridiculing

mock up |ˈmɑːk ʌp| — construct a model of

mock-heroic |hɪˈroʊɪk| — a satirical imitation of heroic verse

mock-up |ˈmɒk ʌp| — full-scale working model of something built for study or testing or display

mocker |mɑːkər| — someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision

mockery |ˈmɑːkəri| — showing your contempt by derision

mocking |ˈmɑːkɪŋ| — abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

mockingbird |ˈmɑːkɪŋbɜːrd| — long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

mockingly |ˈmɑːkɪŋli| — in a disrespectful jeering manner

mod |ˌem oʊ ˈdiː| — a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers

modal |ˈmoʊdl| — an auxiliary verb (such as `can' or `will') that is used to express modality

modality |moʊˈdæləti| — a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility

mode |moʊd| — how something is done or how it happens

model |ˈmɑːdl| — a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process

modeled |ˈmɑːdəld| — resembling sculpture

modeler |ˈmɒdlər| — a person who creates models

modeling |ˈmɑːdəlɪŋ| — sculpture produced by molding

modeller |ˈmɒdlər| — a person who creates models

modelling |ˈmɑːdəlɪŋ| — a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

modem |ˈmoʊdem| — (from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line

moderate |ˈmɑːdərət| — a person who takes a position in the political center

moderately |ˈmɑːdərətli| — to certain extent or degree

moderating |ˈmɑːdəˌretɪŋ| — lessening in intensity or strength

moderation |ˌmɑːdəˈreɪʃn| — quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

moderator |ˈmɑːdəreɪtər| — any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors

modern |ˈmɑːdərn| — a contemporary person

modern-day |ˌmɒd(ə)nˈdeɪ| — characteristic of the present

modernism |ˈmɑːdərnɪzəm| — genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres

modernist |ˈmɑːdərnɪst| — an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

modernistic |ˌmɑdərˈnɪstɪk| — relating to a recently developed fashion or style

modernity |məˈdɜːrnəti| — the quality of being current or of the present

modernization |ˌmɑːdərnəˈzeɪʃn| — making modern in appearance or behavior

modernize |ˈmɑːdərnaɪz| — make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

modest |ˈmɑːdɪst| — not large but sufficient in size or amount

modestly |ˈmɑːdɪstli| — with modesty; in a modest manner

modesty |ˈmɑːdəsti| — freedom from vanity or conceit

modicum |ˈmɑːdɪkəm| — a small or moderate or token amount

modifiable |ˈmɒdɪfaɪəbl| — capable of being modified in form or character or strength (especially by making less extreme)

modification |ˌmɑːdɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

modified |ˈmɑːdəˌfaɪd| — mediocre

modifier |ˈmɑːdɪfaɪər| — a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

modify |ˈmɑːdɪfaɪ| — make less severe or harsh or extreme

modish |ˈmoʊdɪʃ| — in the current fashion or style

modishly |ˈmoʊdɪʃli| — in a stylish manner

modiste |moʊˈdiːst| — someone who makes and sells hats

mods |mɑːdz| — a youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s; a working-class movement with highly stylized dress and short hair; listened to rhythm and blues music and travelled on motor scooters

modular |ˈmɑːdʒələr| — constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use

modulate |ˈmɑːdʒəleɪt| — change the key of, in music

modulation |ˌmɑːdʒəˈleɪʃn| — a musical passage moving from one key to another

module |ˈmɑːdʒuːl| — one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind

modulus |ˈmɑːdʒələs| — an integer that can be divided without remainder into the difference between two other integers

Mogul |ˈmoʊɡl| — a bump on a ski slope

mohair |ˈmoʊher| — fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat

Mohammed |moˈhæməd| — the Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)

Mohammedan |məˈhæmɪdən| — a follower of Mohammed

Mohawk |ˈmoʊhɔːk| — a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living along the Mohawk River in New York State

Mohican |moʊˈhiːkən| — a member of the Algonquian people formerly living in the Hudson valley and eastward to the Housatonic

moiety |ˈmɔɪəti| — one of two (approximately) equal parts

moil |moil| — work hard

moire |mwɑːr| — silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern

moist |mɔɪst| — slightly wet

moisten |ˈmɔɪsn| — make moist

moistener  — a device that dampens or moistens something

moistening |ˈmɔɪsənɪŋ| — the act of making something slightly wet

moisture |ˈmɔɪstʃər| — wetness caused by water

moisturize |ˈmɔɪstʃəraɪz| — make (more) humid

moke |moʊk| — British informal for donkey

molar |ˈmoʊlər| — grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars

molasses |məˈlæsɪz| — thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining

mold |moʊld| — the distinctive form in which a thing is made

molded |ˈmoldəd| — shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)

molder |ˈmoldər| — break down

molding |ˈmoʊldɪŋ| — the act of creating something by casting it in a mold

moldy |ˈmoʊldi| — covered with or smelling of mold

mole |moʊl| — the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

molecular |məˈlekjələr| — relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules

molecule |ˈmɑːlɪkjuːl| — (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound

molehill |ˈmoʊlhɪl| — a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

moleskin |ˈmoʊlskɪn| — a durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap

molest |məˈlest| — harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to

molestation |ˌmoʊleˈsteɪʃn| — the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)

moll |mɑːl| — the girlfriend of a gangster

mollification |ˌmɒlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — a state of being appeased or ameliorated or tempered

mollify |ˈmɑːlɪfaɪ| — cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

mollusc |ˈmɑːləsk| — invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

mollusk |ˈmɑːləsk| — invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

molly |ˈmɑːli| — popular aquarium fish

mollycoddle |ˈmɑːlikɑːdl| — a pampered darling; an effeminate man

Moloch |ˈmoʊlɒk| — a tyrannical power to be propitiated by human subservience or sacrifice

molt |moʊlt| — periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

molten |ˈmoʊltən| — reduced to liquid form by heating

molting |ˈmoltɪŋ| — periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

molybdenite |məˈlɪbdəˌnaɪt| — a mineral resembling graphite that is valued as the chief source of molybdenum and its compounds

molybdenum |məˈlɪbdənəm| — a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

mom |mɑːm| — informal terms for a mother

moment |ˈmoʊmənt| — a particular point in time

momentarily |ˌmoʊmənˈterəli| — for an instant or moment

momentary |ˈmoʊmənteri| — lasting for a markedly brief time

momently |ˈmoʊməntli| — for an instant or moment

momentous |moʊˈmentəs| — of very great significance

momentum |moʊˈmentəm| — an impelling force or strength

mommy |ˈmɑːmi| — informal terms for a mother

monad |ˈmɑːnæd| — (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one

monandry |məˈnændriː| — the state of having only one husband at a time

monarch |ˈmɑːnərk| — a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

monarchal |məˈnɑːrkəl| — having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch

monarchic |məˈnɑːrkɪk| — ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch

monarchical |məˈnɑːrkɪkl| — having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch

monarchist |ˈmɑːnərkɪst| — an advocate of the principles of monarchy

monarchy |ˈmɑːnərki| — an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

monastery |ˈmɑːnəsteri| — the residence of a religious community

monastic |məˈnæstɪk| — a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

monasticism |məˈnæstəˌsɪzəm| — asceticism as a form of religious life; usually conducted in a community under a common rule and characterized by celibacy and poverty and obedience

Monday |ˈmʌndeɪ| — the second day of the week; the first working day

monetary |ˈmʌnɪteri| — relating to or involving money

monetize |ˈmʌnətaɪz| — give legal value to or establish as the legal tender of a country

money |ˈmʌni| — the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender

money-spinner |ˈmʌnɪ spɪnər| — a project that generates a continuous flow of money

moneybag  — a drawstring bag for holding money

moneyed |ˈmʌnid| — having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

moneygrubber  — someone whose main interest in life is moneymaking

moneylender |ˈmʌnilendər| — someone who lends money at excessive rates of interest

moneyless |ˈmʌniləs| — having no money

moneymaker |ˈmʌnimeɪkər| — someone who is successful in accumulating wealth

moneymaking |ˈmʌnimeɪkɪŋ| — the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)

moneywort |ˈmʌniːˌwɜːrt| — a loosestrife vine

monger |ˈmʌŋɡər| — someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Mongol |ˈmɑːŋɡəl| — a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia

Mongolian |mɒŋˈɡoʊlɪən| — a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia

mongoose |ˈmɑːŋɡuːs| — agile grizzled Old World viverrine; preys on snakes and rodents

mongrel |ˈmʌŋɡrəl| — derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin

moniker |ˈmɑːnɪkər| — a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

monism |ˈmɑːnɪzəm| — the doctrine that reality consists of a single basic substance or element

monistic |məˈnɪstɪk| — of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of monism

monition |moʊˈnɪʃən| — a firm rebuke

monitor |ˈmɑːnɪtər| — someone who supervises (an examination)

monitoring |ˈmɑːnətərɪŋ| — the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)

monitory |ˈmɑːnɪtəriː| — serving to warn

monk |mʌŋk| — a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

monkey |ˈmʌŋki| — any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)

monkey-wrench |ˈmʌŋkɪ rentʃ| — adjustable wrench that has one fixed and one adjustable jaw

monkish |ˈmʌŋkɪʃ| — befitting a monk; inclined to self-denial

monkshood |ˈmʌŋkshʊd| — a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite

monochromatic |ˌmɑːnəkroʊˈmætɪk| — having or appearing to have only one color

monochrome |ˈmɑːnəkroʊm| — painting done in a range of tones of a single color

monocle |ˈmɑːnəkl| — lens for correcting defective vision in one eye; held in place by facial muscles

monocline |ˈmɑːnoʊˌklaɪn| — a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

monoclonal |ˌmɑːnəˈkloʊnəl| — any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules

monocotyledon |ˌmɑːnoʊˌkɑːtɪˈliːdn| — a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside

monocracy |məˈnɑːkrəsiː| — a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

monody |ˈmɑːnədiː| — music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)

monoecious |məˈniːʃəs| — having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal

monogamist |məˈnɒɡəmɪst| — someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)

monogamous |məˈnɑːɡəməs| — (used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate

monogamy |məˈnɑːɡəmi| — the practice or state of having only one spouse at a time

monogram |ˈmɑːnəɡræm| — a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined (usually your initials); printed on stationery or embroidered on clothing

monograph |ˈmɑːnəɡræf| — a detailed and documented treatise on a particular subject

monogyny |məˈnɑːdʒəniː| — having only one wife at a time

monolith |ˈmɑːnəlɪθ| — a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)

monolithic |ˌmɑːnəˈlɪθɪk| — imposing in size or bulk or solidity

monologue |ˈmɑːnəlɔːɡ| — speech you make to yourself

monomania |ˌmɑːnəˈmeɪniə| — a mania restricted to one thing or idea

monomaniac |ˌmɒnoʊˈmeɪnɪæk| — a person suffering from monomania

monomer |ˈmɑːnəmər| — a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers

monometallic |ˌmɑːnoʊməˈtælɪk| — containing one atom of metal in the molecule

mononuclear |ˌmɑːnəˈnuːkliər| — having only one nucleus

monoplane |ˈmɑːnəpleɪn| — an airplane with a single wing

monopolist |məˈnɑːpəlɪst| — someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something

monopolistic |məˌnɑːpəˈlɪstɪk| — having exclusive control over a commercial activity by possession or legal grant

monopolize |məˈnɑːpəlaɪz| — have and control fully and exclusively

monopoly |məˈnɑːpəli| — (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller

monorail |ˈmɑːnoʊreɪl| — a railway having a single track

monosyllabic |ˌmɑːnəsɪˈlæbɪk| — having or characterized by or consisting of one syllable

monosyllable |ˈmɑːnəsɪləbl| — a word or utterance of one syllable

monotheism |ˈmɑːnoʊθiɪzəm| — belief in a single God

monotheistic |ˌmɑːnoʊθiˈɪstɪk| — believing that there is only one god

monotone |ˈmɑːnətoʊn| — an unchanging intonation

monotonous |məˈnɑːtənəs| — tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

monotony |məˈnɑːtəni| — the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

monotype |ˈmɑːnətaɪp| — (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)

monoxide |məˈnɑːksaɪd| — an oxide containing just one atom of oxygen in the molecule

monsieur |məˈsyœ(r) məˈsyər| — used as a French courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'

monsoon |ˌmɑːnˈsuːn| — a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter

monster |ˈmɑːnstər| — an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts

monstrance |ˈmɒnstrəns| — proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion

monstrosity |mɑːnˈstrɑːsəti| — a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

monstrous |ˈmɑːnstrəs| — abnormally large

montage |ˌmɑːnˈtɑːʒ| — a paste-up made by sticking together pieces of paper or photographs to form an artistic image

montane |ˈmɑːnteɪn| — of or inhabiting mountainous regions

month |mʌnθ| — one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year

monthly |ˈmʌnθli| — a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)

monument |ˈmɑːnjumənt| — a structure erected to commemorate persons or events

monumental |ˌmɑːnjuˈmentl| — of outstanding significance

monumentalize |mɑːnjəˈmenˌˌtlaɪz| — record or memorialize lastingly with a monument

moo |muː| — the sound made by a cow or bull

mooch |muːtʃ| — someone who mooches or cadges (tries to get something free)

mood |muːd| — a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling

moodily |ˈmuːdɪli| — in a moody manner

moodiness |ˈmuːdɪnəs| — a sullen gloomy feeling

moody |ˈmuːdi| — United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)

moolah |ˈmuːlə| — informal terms for money

moon |muːn| — the natural satellite of the Earth

moon-faced |ˈmuːnfeɪst| — having a round face

moonbeam |ˈmuːnbiːm| — a ray of moonlight

mooneye |ˈmuːnˌaɪ| — recurrent eye inflammation in horses; sometimes resulting in blindness

moonlight |ˈmuːnlaɪt| — the light of the Moon

moonlighter |ˈmuːnˌlaɪtə| — a person who holds a second job (usually after hours)

moonlit |ˈmuːnlɪt| — lighted by moonlight

moonshine |ˈmuːnʃaɪn| — the light of the Moon

moonshiner |ˈmuːnˌʃaɪnər| — someone who makes or sells illegal liquor

moonstone |ˈmuːnstoʊn| — a transparent or translucent gemstone with a pearly luster; some specimens are orthoclase feldspar and others are plagioclase feldspar

moonstruck |ˈmuːnstrʌk| — insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon

moony |ˈmuːni| — dreamy in mood or nature

moor |mʊr| — one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century

moorage |ˈmʊərɪdʒ| — a fee for mooring

moorcock |ˈmʊəkɑːk| — male red grouse

moorfowl |ˈmʊəfaʊl| — reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain

moorhen |ˈmʊrhen| — black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes

mooring |ˈmʊrɪŋ| — a place where a craft can be made fast

Moorish |ˈmʊrɪʃ| — a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches

moorland |ˈmʊrlənd| — open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

moose |muːs| — large northern deer with enormous flattened antlers in the male; called `elk' in Europe and `moose' in North America

moot |muːt| — a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise

mop |mɑːp| — cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

mop up |ˈmɑːp ʌp| — a concluding action

mop-headed  — (of trees) having a bushy top without a leader

mope |moʊp| — someone who wastes time

mopes |moʊps| — an informal expression for a mildly depressed state

moppet |ˈmɑːpɪt| — a little girl (usually one you are fond of)

mopping |ˈmɑːpɪŋ| — cleaning with a mop

moraine |məˈreɪn| — accumulated earth and stones deposited by a glacier

moral |ˈmɔːrəl| — the significance of a story or event

morale |məˈræl| — a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose

moralist |ˈmɔːrəlɪst| — a philosopher who specializes in morals and moral problems

moralistic |ˌmɔːrəˈlɪstɪk| — narrowly and conventionally moral

morality |məˈræləti| — concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct

moralize |ˈmɔːrəlaɪz| — interpret the moral meaning of

morally |ˈmɔːrəli| — with respect to moral principles

morals |ˈmɔːrəlz| — motivation based on ideas of right and wrong

morass |məˈræs| — a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

moratorium |ˌmɔːrəˈtɔːriəm| — a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

Moravian |məˈreɪviən| — of or relating to the people or culture of Moravia

morbid |ˈmɔːrbɪd| — suggesting an unhealthy mental state

morbidity |mɔːrˈbɪdəti| — the relative incidence of a particular disease

morbidness |ˈmɔːrbɪdnəs| — an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

morbific |mɔːrˈbɪfɪk| — able to cause disease

morbilli |mɔːˈbɪlʌɪ| — an acute and highly contagious viral disease marked by distinct red spots followed by a rash; occurs primarily in children

mordacity |mɔːrˈdæsɪtiː| — a disposition to biting

mordant |ˈmɔːrdnt| — a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process

more |mɔːr| — English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state

moreen |mɒˈriːn| — a heavy fabric of wool (or wool and cotton) used mostly in upholstery or for curtains

morel |məˈrel| — any of various edible mushrooms of the genus Morchella having a brownish spongelike cap

moreover |mɔːrˈoʊvər| — in addition

mores |ˈmɔːreɪz| — (sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group

Moresque |məˈresk| — relating to or characteristic of the Moors

morganatic |ˌmɔːrɡəˈnætɪk| — (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior

morgue |mɔːrɡ| — a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

moribund |ˈmɔːrɪbʌnd| — not growing or changing; without force or vitality

morion |mɔːriːˌɑːn| — a metal helmet worn by common soldiers in the 16th century

Mormon |ˈmɔːrmən| — the ancient prophet whose writings were revealed to Joseph Smith who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

morn |mɔːrn| — the time period between dawn and noon

morning |ˈmɔːrnɪŋ| — the time period between dawn and noon

Moroccan |məˈrɑːkən| — a native or inhabitant of Morocco

morocco |məˈrɑːkoʊ| — a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956

moron |ˈmɔːrɑːn| — a person of subnormal intelligence

moronic |məˈrɑːnɪk| — having a mental age of between eight and twelve years

morose |məˈroʊs| — showing a brooding ill humor

morph |mɔːrf| — cause to change shape in a computer animation

morpheme |ˈmɔːrfiːm| — minimal meaningful language unit; it cannot be divided into smaller meaningful units

Morpheus |ˈmɔːrfɪəs| — the Roman god of sleep and dreams

morphia |ˈmɔːrfɪə| — an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain

morphine |ˈmɔːrfiːn| — an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain

morphologic |ˌmɔːfəˈlɒdʒɪk| — relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals

morphological |ˌmɔːrfəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language

morphology |mɔːrˈfɑːlədʒi| — the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants

morris |ˈmɔːrəs| — United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)

morrow |ˈmɔːroʊ| — the next day

morse |ˈmɔːrs| — a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)

morsel |ˈmɔːrsl| — a small quantity of anything

mortal |ˈmɔːrtl| — a human being

mortality |mɔːrˈtæləti| — the quality or state of being mortal

mortally |ˈmɔːrtəli| — in such a manner that death ensues (also in reference to hatred, jealousy, fear, etc.)

mortar |ˈmɔːrtər| — a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

mortarboard |ˈmɔːrtəbɔːrd| — a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar

mortgage |ˈmɔːrɡɪdʒ| — a conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan

mortgagee |ˌmɔːrɡɪˈdʒiː| — the person who accepts a mortgage

mortgager |mɔːrɡɪdʒər| — the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid

mortgagor |ˈmɔːrɡɪdʒɔːr| — the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid

mortice |ˈmɔːrtɪs| — a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

mortician |mɔːrˈtɪʃn| — one whose business is the management of funerals

mortification |ˌmɔːrtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — strong feelings of embarrassment

mortified |ˈmɔːrtəˌfaɪd| — suffering from tissue death

mortify |ˈmɔːrtɪfaɪ| — practice self-denial of one's body and appetites

mortifying |ˈmɔːrtɪfaɪɪŋ| — causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation

mortise |ˈmɔːrtɪs| — a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

mortmain |ˈmɔːrtˌmeɪn| — real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)

mortuary |ˈmɔːrtʃueri| — a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

mosaic |moʊˈzeɪɪk| — art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored stone or glass

moselle |moʊˈzel| — German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere

Moses |ˈmoʊzɪz bɑːskɪt| — (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai

mosey |ˈmoʊzi| — walk leisurely

Moslem |ˈmɑːzləm| — a believer in or follower of Islam

mosque |mɑːsk| — (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret

mosquito |məˈskiːtoʊ| — two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

moss |mɔːs| — tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants

moss-grown |ˈmɒs ɡroʊn| — overgrown with moss

mossback |ˈmɒsbak| — an extremely old-fashioned conservative

mossy |ˈmɔːsi| — overgrown with moss

most |moʊst| — (superlative of `many' used with count nouns and often preceded by `the') quantifier meaning the greatest in number

mostly |ˈmoʊstli| — in large part; mainly or chiefly

mot |ˌem oʊ ˈtiː| — a clever remark

mote |moʊt| — (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

motel |moʊˈtel| — a motor hotel

motet |moʊˈtet| — an unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century

moth |mɔːθ| — typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

moth-eaten |ˈmɒθ iːtən| — showing signs of wear and tear

mothball |ˈmɔːθbɔːl| — a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing

mother |ˈmʌðər| — a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

mother-in-law |ˈmʌðr̩ɪnˌlɔː| — the mother of your spouse

mother-of-pearl |ˈmʌðərəvˈpɜrl| — the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell

motherfucker |ˈmʌðərfʌkər| — insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

motherhood |ˈmʌðərhʊd| — the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

motherland |ˈmʌðərlænd| — the country where you were born

motherless |ˈmʌðərləs| — having no living or known mother

motherly |ˈmʌðərli| — in a maternal manner; as a mother

mothy |ˈmɒθi| — worn or eaten away by (or as if by) moths

motif |moʊˈtiːf| — a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration

motile |ˈmotəl| — one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action

motility |moˈtɪləti| — ability to move spontaneously and independently

motion |ˈmoʊʃn| — the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

motional |ˈməʊʃənl| — of or relating to or characterized by motion

motionless |ˈmoʊʃnləs| — not in physical motion

motionlessly |ˈmoʊʃnləsli| — without moving; in a motionless manner

motivate |ˈmoʊtɪveɪt| — give an incentive for action

motivated |ˈmoʊtɪveɪtɪd| — provided with a motive or given incentive for action

motivating |ˈmoʊtɪveɪtɪŋ| — the act of motivating; providing incentive

motivation |ˌmoʊtɪˈveɪʃn| — the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

motivational |ˌmoʊtɪˈveɪʃənl| — of or relating to motivation

motivator |ˈmoʊtɪveɪtər| — a positive motivational influence

motive |ˈmoʊtɪv| — the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior

motiveless |ˈmoʊtɪvləs| — occurring without motivation or provocation

motley |ˈmɑːtli| — a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

motor |ˈmoʊtər| — machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion

motorboat |ˈmoʊt̬ərˌboʊt| — a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine

motorbus  — a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

motorcade |ˈmoʊtərkeɪd| — a procession of people traveling in motor cars

motorcar |ˈmoʊtəkɑːr| — a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

motorcycle |ˈmoʊtərsaɪkl| — a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame

motorcyclist |ˈmoʊtərsaɪklɪst| — a traveler who rides a motorcycle

motoring |ˈmoʊtərɪŋ| — the act of driving an automobile

motorist |ˈmoʊtərɪst| — someone who drives (or travels in) an automobile

motorization  — the act of motorizing (equiping with motors or with motor vehicles)

motorize |ˈmoʊtəraɪz| — equip with a motor vehicle

motorized |ˈmoʊt̬əˌrɑɪzd| — using vehicles

motorman |ˈmoʊtəmən| — the operator of streetcar

motorway |ˈmoʊtərweɪ| — a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

mottle |ˈmɒtəl| — an irregular arrangement of patches of color

mottled |ˈmɑtəld| — having spots or patches of color

motto |ˈmɑːtoʊ| — a favorite saying of a sect or political group

moufflon |ˈmuːflɒn| — wild mountain sheep of Corsica and Sardinia

mould |moʊld| — loose soil rich in organic matter

moulder |ˈmoʊldər| — break down

moulding |ˈmoʊldɪŋ| — a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

mouldy |ˈmoʊldi| — covered with or smelling of mold

moult |moʊlt| — periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

moulting |ˈmoʊltɪŋ| — periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles

mound |maʊnd| — (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

mount |maʊnt| — a lightweight horse kept for riding only

mountain |ˈmaʊntn| — a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

mountaineer |ˌmaʊntnˈɪr| — someone who climbs mountains

mountaineering |ˌmaʊntnˈɪrɪŋ| — the activity of climbing a mountain

mountainous |ˈmaʊntənəs| — having hills and crags

mountainside |ˈmaʊntənsaɪd| — the side or slope of a mountain

mountebank |ˈmaʊntɪbæŋk| — a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes

mounted |ˈmaʊntɪd| — assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support

mounting |ˈmaʊntɪŋ| — an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)

mourn |mɔːrn| — feel sadness

mourner |ˈmɔːrnər| — a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)

mournful |ˈmɔːrnfl| — expressing sorrow

mournfully |ˈmɔːrnfəli| — in a mournful manner

mourning |ˈmɔːrnɪŋ| — state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

mouse |maʊs| — any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails

moustache |ˈmʌstæʃ| — an unshaved growth of hair on the upper lip

mouth |maʊθ| — the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge

mouth-watering |ˈmaʊθ wɔːrtərɪŋ| — pleasing to the sense of taste

mouthful |ˈmaʊθfʊl| — the quantity that can be held in the mouth

mouthpiece |ˈmaʊθpiːs| — a part that goes over or into the mouth of a person

movability  — the quality of being movable; capable of being moved or rearranged

movable |ˈmuːvəbl| — personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)

move |muːv| — the act of deciding to do something

move around |ˈmuːv əˈraʊnd| — pass to the other side of

move back |ˈmuːv ˈbæk| — pull back or move away or backward

move in |ˈmuːv ɪn| — occupy a place

move on |ˈmuːv ɑːn| — move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

move out |ˈmuːv ˈaʊt| — cause to leave

move over |ˈmuːv ˈoʊvr̩| — move in order to make room for someone for something

move up |ˈmuːv ʌp| — move to a better position in life or to a better job

moveable |ˈmuːvəbəl| — capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another

moved |ˈmuːvd| — being excited or provoked to the expression of an emotion

movement |ˈmuːvmənt| — a change of position that does not entail a change of location

mover |ˈmuːvər| — workman employed by a moving company

movie |ˈmuːvi| — a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

moviegoer |ˈmuːviɡoʊər| — someone who goes to see movies

moving |ˈmuːvɪŋ| — in motion

mow |moʊ| — a loft in a barn where hay is stored

mow down |ˈmoʊ ˈdaʊn| — kill a large number of people indiscriminately

mower |ˈmoʊər| — garden tool for mowing grass on lawns

mown |moʊn| — (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

moxie |ˈmɑːksi| — fortitude and determination

Mozambican |ˌmoʊzæmˈbiːkən| — a native or inhabitant of Mozambique