English dictionary


mo |məʊ| — an indefinitely short time

moan |məʊn| — an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

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

moanful  — Full of moaning; expressing sorrow.

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

mob |mɑːb| — a disorderly crowd of people

mob-cap |ˈmɑːbkæp| — (chiefly historical) A plain cap or headdress for women or girls, especially one tied under the chin by a very broad band.

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

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

mobility |məʊˈbɪlətɪ| — the quality of moving freely

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

mobilize |ˈməʊbəlaɪz| — 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 |ˈməʊkə| — soft suede glove leather from goatskin

mock |mɑːk| — the act of mocking or ridiculing

mock up |ˈmɑːk ʌp| — construct a model of

mock-heroic |hɪˈrəʊɪk| — 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 |ˈmɑːkərɪ| — showing your contempt by derision

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

mocking-bird |ˈmɒkɪŋbɜːd| — Alternative form of mockingbird.

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

mockingly |ˈmɑːkɪŋlɪ| — in a disrespectful jeering manner

mocks |ˈmɑːks| — plural form of mock

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

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

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

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

modena |mɒˈdenə| — A crimson colour.

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

moderately |ˈmɑːdərətlɪ| — 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 |məˈdɜːrnətɪ| — 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 |ˈmɑːdɪstlɪ| — with modesty; in a modest manner

modesty |ˈmɑːdəstɪ| — 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)

modificatory |ˈmɒdɪfɪkeɪtərɪ| — In a modifying manner; tending or serving to modify.

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

modifying |ˈmɑːdəˌfaɪɪŋ| — Present participle of modify. Altering.

modish |ˈməʊdɪʃ| — in the current fashion or style

modishly |ˈməʊdɪʃlɪ| — in a stylish manner

modiste |məʊˈdiːst| — 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

modulator |ˈmɑːdʒəˌletər| — device that modulates

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

modus |ˈməʊdəs| — (law) A qualification involving the idea of variation or departure from some general rule or form, in the way of either restriction or enlargement, according to the circumstances of the case, as in the will of a donor, an agreement between parties, etc.

mog |mɒɡ| — (pejorative) A cat.

moggy |ˈmɒɡɪ| — (chiefly UK, slang) a domestic non-pedigree (mongrel) cat

Mogul |ˈməʊɡl| — a bump on a ski slope

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

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

Mohammedan |məˈhæmɪdən| — a follower of Mohammed

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

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

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

moil |mɔɪl| — work hard

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

moist |mɔɪst| — slightly wet

moisten |ˈmɔɪsn| — make moist

moistened |ˌmɔɪsənd| — simple past tense and past participle of moisten

moistener  — a device that dampens or moistens something

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

moisture |ˈmɔɪstʃər| — wetness caused by water

moisture-resistant  — That resists the damaging action of water to some extent

moisturize |ˈmɔɪstʃəraɪz| — make (more) humid

moisturizer |ˈmɔɪstʃəraɪzer| — Something that causes moisture or a a condition of wetness; something that makes things moist.

moisturizing |ˈmɔɪstʃəˌraɪzɪŋ| — Present participle of moisturize.

moke |məʊk| — British informal for donkey

molar |ˈməʊlər| — 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 |məʊld| — the distinctive form in which a thing is made

Moldavian |mɒlˈdeɪvɪən| — An inhabitant of the Republic of Moldova.

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

molder |ˈməʊldər| — break down

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

moldy |ˈməʊldɪ| — covered with or smelling of mold

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

mole-eyed |aɪd| — (literally) having the eyes of or like those of a mole

mole-rat |ˈməʊlræt| — Any of several small rodents in taxonomic families Bathyergidae and Spalacidae.

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 |ˈməʊlhɪl| — a mound of earth made by moles while burrowing

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

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

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

molestful |məʊˈlestfʊl| — (obsolete) troublesome; vexatious

molesting |məˈlestɪŋ| — Present participle of molest.

moll |mɑːl| — the girlfriend of a gangster

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

mollified |ˈmɑːləˌfaɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of mollify

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

molluscous |məˈlʌskəs| — molluscan

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

molly |ˈmɑːlɪ| — popular aquarium fish

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

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

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

molted  — simple past tense and past participle of molt

molten |ˈməʊltən| — reduced to liquid form by heating

molting |ˈmɒltɪŋ| — 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 |ˈməʊmənt| — a particular point in time

momenta |məʊˈmentə| — plural form of momentum

momentarily |ˌməʊmənˈterəlɪ| — for an instant or moment

momentary |ˈməʊmənterɪ| — lasting for a markedly brief time

momently |ˈməʊməntlɪ| — for an instant or moment

momentous |məʊˈmentəs| — of very great significance

momentum |məʊˈmentəm| — an impelling force or strength

mommy |ˈmɑːmɪ| — informal terms for a mother

monachal |ˈmɑːnəkəl| — Of or pertaining to monks or their lifestyle; monastic.

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

monadiform  — (biology) Having the form of a monad; resembling a monad in having one or more filaments of vibratile protoplasm.

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

monastery |ˈmɑːnəsterɪ| — 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

Mondayish |ˈmʌndeɪɪʃ| — (informal) on, or around Monday

monetary |ˈmʌnɪterɪ| — relating to or involving money

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

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

money-bag |ˈmʌnɪbæɡ| — A bag, normally with a drawstring, used for holding money.

money-box |ˈmʌnɪbɒks| — A tin with a slot in the top for depositing coins, used by children to save.

money-changer |ˈmʌnɪˌtʃeɪndʒə| — Alternative spelling of money changer.

money-grubber |ˈmʌnɪ ɡrʌbər| — An avaricious person

money-grubbing |ˈmʌnɪˌɡrʌbɪŋ| — greedy or avaricious

money-maker |ˈmeɪkər| — Something profitable.

money-market |ˈmʌnɪˌmɑːkɪt| — (finance) A market for trading short-term debt instruments, such as treasury bills, commercial paper, bankers' acceptances, and certificates of deposit.

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

moneybag  — a drawstring bag for holding money

moneybags |ˈmʌnɪbæɡz| — plural form of moneybag

moneybox |ˈmʌnɪbɑːks| — Alternative form of money box.

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

moneygrubber  — someone whose main interest in life is moneymaking

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

moneyless |ˈmʌnɪləs| — having no money

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

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

moneys |ˈmʌnɪz| — plural form of money (used in the sense of plural of coins and bills, often with humorous intention)

moneywort |ˈmʌniːˌwɜːrt| — a loosestrife vine

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

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

Mongolian |mɑːŋˈɡəʊlɪən| — 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

mongst  — (archaic, poetic) amongst

monicker |ˈmɒnɪkə| — Alternative spelling of moniker.

monies |ˈmʌnɪz| — plural form of money

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 |məʊˈnɪʃən| — a firm rebuke

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

monitorial |ˌmɑːnɪˈtɔːriːəl| — of, or relating to monitors

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

monkery |ˈmʌŋkəriː| — (dated, often pejorative) the practices of monks; the way of life, behavior, etc. characteristic of monks; monastic life

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

monkey-bread |ˈmʌŋkɪbred| — a type of gourd, the fruit of a baobab tree, Adansonia digitata, eaten by monkeys

monkey-business |ˈmʌŋkɪˈbɪznɪs| — (US, slang) Wasting time, or effort, on some foolish project.

monkey-cup  — The plant nepenthes.

monkey-jacket |ˈmʌŋkɪ dʒækɪt| — (dated) A type of close-fit jacket worn by sailors

monkey-puzzle |ˈmʌŋkɪ pʌzəl| — A large coniferous tree, Araucaria araucana, native to Chile. [from 19th c.]

monkey-shine |ˈmʌŋkɪʃaɪn| — Alternative spelling of monkeyshine

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

monkeyish |ˈmʌŋkɪɪʃ| — like a monkey

monkeyshine  — A trick or prank like a monkey's; mischief; buffoonery; tomfoolery; monkeyism; shenanigans.

monkhood |ˈmʌŋkhʊd| — The state of being a monk.

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

monobasic |mɑːnəˈbeɪsɪk| — (chemistry, of an acid) containing one replaceable hydrogen atom

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

monochrome |ˈmɑːnəkrəʊm| — 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 |ˈmɑːnəʊˌklaɪn| — a geological formation in which all strata are inclined in the same direction

monoclonal |ˌmɑːnəˈkləʊnəl| — 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 |ˌmɑːnəʊˌkɑːtɪˈliːdn| — 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.)

monocular |məˈnɑːkjələr| — Having one eye.

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 |məˈnɑːɡəmɪ| — 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

monographer |məˈnɑːɡrəfər| — a writer of monographs

monographic |ˌmɑːnəˈɡræfɪk| — Of or pertaining to a monograph

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

monolog  — (US) Alternative spelling of monologue.

monologize |mɒˈnɒlədʒaɪz| — (intransitive) To deliver a monologue.

monologue |ˈmɑːnəlɔːɡ| — speech you make to yourself

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

monomaniac |ˌmɒnəʊˈmeɪnɪæk| — a person suffering from monomania

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

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

monomial |məʊˈnəʊmiːəl| — Relative to an polynomial consisting of one term.

mononuclear |ˌmɑːnəˈnuːklɪər| — having only one nucleus

monophase |ˈmɒnəfeɪz| — (electricity) Having a single phase of alternating current

monophthong |ˈmɑːnəfθɔːŋ| — A vowel (in the sense of a sound rather than a letter of the alphabet) that has the same sound throughout its pronunciation, such as the short vowels in "pap", "pep", "pip", "pop" and "pup", as opposed to a diphthong (eg, /aɪ/, the vowel in "pipe") or

monophthongize |ˈmɑːnəfθɔːŋˌaɪz| — (linguistics) To change to a monophthong (as by removing a vowel).

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

monorail |ˈmɑːnəʊreɪl| — 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 |ˈmɑːnəʊθɪɪzəm| — belief in a single God

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

monotint |ˈmɑːnəˌtɪnt| — (art) A monochrome print

monotone |ˈmɑːnətəʊn| — an unchanging intonation

monotonous |məˈnɑːtənəs| — tediously repetitious or lacking in variety

monotony |məˈnɑːtənɪ| — 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 |məˈsjɜː| — 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 |mɑːnˈstrɑːsətɪ| — 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

monthlies |ˈmʌnθlɪz| — plural form of monthly

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

months |ˈmənθs| — plural form of month

monticule |ˈmɑːntəkjuːl| — Alternative form of monticle.

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

monumental |ˌmɑːnjʊˈmentl| — 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 |ˈmuːdɪlɪ| — in a moody manner

moodiness |ˈmuːdɪnəs| — a sullen gloomy feeling

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

mooing |ˈmuːɪŋ| — Present participle of moo.

moolah |ˈmuːlə| — informal terms for money

moon |muːn| — the natural satellite of the Earth

moon-blind |ˈmuːnblaɪnd| — (obsolete) Dim-sighted; purblind.

moon-blindness |ˈmuːnˌblaɪndnɪs| — A chronic equine inflammatory eye disease.

moon-eyed |ˈmuːnaɪd| — having wide open eyes

moon-faced |ˈmuːnfeɪst| — having a round face

moonbeam |ˈmuːnbiːm| — a ray of moonlight

mooncalf |ˈmuːnˌkæf| — (now rare) An abnormal mass within the uterus; a false conception. [from 16th c.]

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)

moonlighting |ˈmuːnˌlaɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of moonlight.

moonlit |ˈmuːnlɪt| — lighted by moonlight

moonscape |ˈmuːnskeɪp| — A view of an area of the Moon

moonshine |ˈmuːnʃaɪn| — the light of the Moon

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

moonstone |ˈmuːnstəʊn| — 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 |ˈmuːnɪ| — 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

moorings |ˈmuːrɪŋz| — plural form of mooring

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

mooted |ˈmuːtɪd| — Made, or proven to be, moot.

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

mop up |ˈmɑːp ʌp| — a concluding action

mop-head  — The end of a mop, to which the thrums or rags are fastened.

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

mope |məʊp| — someone who wastes time

mope-eyed |ˈməʊpaɪd| — (archaic) short-sighted; purblind

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

mopish |ˈməʊpɪʃ| — Given to moping.

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

mopping |ˈmɑːpɪŋ| — cleaning with a mop

mopus |ˈmɒpəs| — (obsolete) A mope; a drone.

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

moralize |ˈmɔːrəlaɪz| — interpret the moral meaning of

morally |ˈmɔːrəlɪ| — 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 |ˌmɔːrəˈtɔːrɪəm| — a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

moratory |ˈmɒrətərɪ| — (law, finance) Pertaining to delay of payment or fulfilment of an obligation, as in "moratory interest".

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

moravians  — plural form of Moravian

morbid |ˈmɔːrbɪd| — suggesting an unhealthy mental state

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

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

morbific |mɔːrˈbɪfɪk| — able to cause disease

morbilli |mɔːˈbɪlaɪ| — 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

mordent |ˈmɔːrdənt| — (music) An ornament consisting of a single alternation between a given pitch, and the one immediately below it

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 |mɔːrˈəʊvər| — 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

morning-glory |ˌmɔːnɪŋ ˈɡlɔːrɪ| — Several members of the Convolvulaceae family; climbing plants with trumpet shaped flowers.

mornings |ˈmɔːrnɪŋz| — plural form of morning

Moroccan |məˈrɑːkən| — a native or inhabitant of Morocco

morocco |məˈrɑːkəʊ| — 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 |məˈrəʊs| — 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

morphinism |ˈmɔːfɪnɪzm| — Morphine addiction.

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

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

morrow |ˈmɔːrəʊ| — 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 |mɔːrˈtælətɪ| — the quality or state of being mortal

mortally |ˈmɔːrtəlɪ| — 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 |ˈmɔːrtərˌbɔːrd| — 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 |ˈmɔːrtʃʊerɪ| — a building (or room) where dead bodies are kept before burial or cremation

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

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

Moses |ˈməʊzɪz 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 |ˈməʊzɪ| — 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 |məˈskiːtəʊ| — two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

mosquito-net |məˈskiːtəʊ net| — A fine net placed around a bed to protect the occupant against mosquitos and the diseases carried by them

moss |mɔːs| — tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants

moss-grown |ˈmɒs ɡrəʊn| — overgrown with moss

mossback |ˈmɒsbak| — an extremely old-fashioned conservative

mossiness |ˈmɒsɪnɪs| — The state or condition of being mossy.

mosstrooper |ˈmɔːsˌtruːpər| — Alternative spelling of moss-trooper.

mossy |ˈmɔːsɪ| — overgrown with moss

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

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

mot  — a clever remark

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

motel |məʊˈtel| — a motor hotel

motet |məʊˈtet| — 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-ball |ˈmɒθˌbɒl| — Alternative spelling of mothball.

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 |ˈmʌðərɪnlɔː| — the mother of your spouse

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

motherboard |ˈmʌðərbɔːrd| — (computer hardware) the primary circuit board of a personal computer, containing the circuitry for the central processing unit, keyboard, mouse and monitor, together with slots for other devices

mothercraft |ˈmʌðəkrɑːft| — The knowledge and skills associated with motherhood

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

mothering |ˈmʌðərɪŋ| — Present participle of mother.

motherland |ˈmʌðərlænd| — the country where you were born

motherless |ˈmʌðərləs| — having no living or known mother

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

mothers-in-law |ˈmʌðəzɪnˌlɔː| — plural form of mother-in-law

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

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

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

motility |məʊˈtɪlɪtɪ| — ability to move spontaneously and independently

motion |ˈməʊʃn| — 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 |ˈməʊʃnləs| — not in physical motion

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

motions |ˈməʊʃənz| — plural form of motion

motivate |ˈməʊtɪveɪt| — give an incentive for action

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

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

motivation |ˌməʊtɪˈveɪʃn| — 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 |ˌməʊtɪˈveɪʃənl| — of or relating to motivation

motivator |ˈməʊtɪveɪtər| — a positive motivational influence

motive |ˈməʊtɪv| — 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 |ˈməʊtɪvləs| — occurring without motivation or provocation

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

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

motor-car |ˈməʊtəkɑː| — Alternative spelling of motorcar.

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

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

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

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

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

motorcyclist |ˈməʊtərsaɪklɪst| — a traveler who rides a motorcycle

motoring |ˈməʊtərɪŋ| — the act of driving an automobile

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

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

motorize |ˈməʊtəraɪz| — equip with a motor vehicle

motorized |ˈməʊtəˌrɑɪzd| — using vehicles

motorman |ˈməʊtəmən| — the operator of streetcar

motorway |ˈməʊtərweɪ| — 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 |ˈmɑːtəʊ| — a favorite saying of a sect or political group

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

mould |məʊld| — loose soil rich in organic matter

moulder |ˈməʊldər| — break down

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

mouldy |ˈməʊldɪ| — covered with or smelling of mold

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

moulted |ˈməʊltɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of moult

moulting |ˈməʊltɪŋ| — 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

mountaintop |ˈmaʊntntɑːp| — The summit 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 |ˈmɔːrnfəlɪ| — 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

mousseline |ˈmuːsliːn| — A very fine, semi opaque fabric similar to muslin, typically made of silk, wool or cotton.

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

moustached |məˈstɑːʃt| — Having moustache.

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

mouth-organ |ˈmaʊθ ɔːrɡən| — The harmonica

mouth-watering |ˈmɑʊθˌwɔːtərɪŋ| — pleasing to the sense of taste

mouther |ˈmaʊðər| — A person who mouths

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

mouthy |ˈmaʊθɪ| — Overly talkative, insolent, and loud.

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)

movables |ˈmuːvəbəlz| — plural form of movable

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 ˈəʊvər| — 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

moveless |muːvləs| — motionless

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

mover |ˈmuːvər| — workman employed by a moving company

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

moviegoer |ˈmuːvɪɡəʊər| — someone who goes to see movies

movieland  — The industry of films and filmmaking.

moviemaker |ˈmuːˌvɪˌmekər| — A person who makes movies as a profession; a cinematographer

movies |ˈmuːvɪz| — plural form of movie

moving |ˈmuːvɪŋ| — in motion

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

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

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

mowing |ˈmaʊɪŋ| — Present participle of mow.

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

moxie |ˈmɑːksɪ| — fortitude and determination

Mozambican |ˌməʊzæmˈbiːkən| — a native or inhabitant of Mozambique

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