English dictionary


so |səʊ| — the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization

so-and-so |ˈsəʊ ən səʊ| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

so-called |səʊ ˈkɔːld| — doubtful or suspect

so-so |səʊ səʊ| — in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner

soak |səʊk| — the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

soaker |ˈsəʊkər| — a heavy rain

soaking |ˈsəʊkɪŋ| — the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

soap |səʊp| — a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats

soap-box |ˈsəʊpbɒks| — Alternative spelling of soapbox.

soap-bubble |ˈsəʊp bʌbəl| — A very thin film of soap water that forms a sphere with an iridescent surface.

soapbox |ˈsəʊpbɑːks| — a crate for packing soap

soapily  — In a soapy way.

soapstone |ˈsəʊpstəʊn| — a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments

soapsuds |ˈsəʊpsʌdz| — the froth produced by soaps or detergents

soapy |ˈsəʊpɪ| — unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

soar |sɔːr| — the act of rising upward into the air

soaring |ˈsɔːrɪŋ| — the activity of flying a glider

sob |sɑːb| — a dyspneic condition

sob-sister |ˈsɒbˌsɪstə| — A journalist who writes mainly sentimental articles or has an advice column.

sobbing |ˈsɑːbɪŋ| — convulsive gasp made while weeping

sober |ˈsəʊbər| — cause to become sober

sobering |ˈsəʊbərɪŋ| — tending to make sober or more serious

soberness |ˈsəʊbənəs| — the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

sobersides |ˈsəʊbəsaɪdz| — a serious and sedate individual

sobriety |səˈbraɪətɪ| — the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

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

soccer |ˈsɑːkər| — a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

soccer-ball  — attributive form of soccer ball

sociability |ˌsəʊʃəˈbɪlətɪ| — the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

sociable |ˈsəʊʃəbl| — a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

social |ˈsəʊʃl| — a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

socialism |ˈsəʊʃəlɪzəm| — a political theory advocating state ownership of industry

socialist |ˈsəʊʃəlɪst| — a political advocate of socialism

socialistic |ˌsəʊʃəˈlɪstɪk| — advocating or following the socialist principles

socialite |ˈsəʊʃəlaɪt| — a socially prominent person

sociality |ˌsəʊʃiːˈælɪtiː| — the tendency to associate with others and to form social groups

socialization |ˌsəʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the action of establishing on a socialist basis

socialize |ˈsəʊʃəlaɪz| — take part in social activities; interact with others

socially |ˈsəʊʃəlɪ| — by or with respect to society

societal |səˈsaɪətl| — relating to human society and its members

society |səˈsaɪətɪ| — an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

sociocultural |ˌsəʊsɪəʊˈkʌltʃərəl| — relating to both social and cultural matters

socioeconomic |ˌsəʊsɪəʊˌekəˈnɑmɪk| — involving social as well as economic factors

sociological |ˌsəʊsɪəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl| — of or relating to or determined by sociology

sociologist |ˌsəʊsɪˈɑːlədʒɪst| — a social scientist who studies the institutions and development of human society

sociology |ˌsəʊsɪˈɑːlədʒɪ| — the study and classification of human societies

sociometric  — Of or pertaining to sociometry.

sociopolitical |ˌsəʊsɪəʊpəˈlɪtɪkl| — Alternative spelling of socio-political.

sock |sɑːk| — hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

sockdolager |sɒkˈdɒlədʒə| — 1838, James Fenimore Cooper, Home as Found:

socket |ˈsɑːkɪt| — a bony hollow into which a structure fits

socko |ˈsɒkəʊ| — (US, slang) Superb, excellent, stunning.

socle |ˈsəʊkəl| — a plain plinth that supports a wall

Socratic |səˈkradɪk| — of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching

sod |sɑːd| — surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

soda |ˈsəʊdə| — a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper

soda-fountain |ˈsəʊdə faʊntɪn| — (US) a counter, in a shop, at which sodas, ice-creams etc are prepared and served

soda-water |ˈsəʊdə wɔːrtər| — carbonated water, water that has carbon dioxide dissolved in it and has been stored under pressure in a bottle. Usually mixed before drinking with another beverage.

sodality |səʊˈdælɪtiː| — people engaged in a particular occupation

sodden |ˈsɑːdn| — wet through and through; thoroughly wet

sodium |ˈsəʊdɪəm| — a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)

sodomist  — someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

sodomite |ˈsɑːdəmaɪt| — someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

sodomy |ˈsɑːdəmɪ| — sexual activity between a person and an animal

soever |səʊˈevər| — (archaic) In any fashion, of any kind; used for emphasis after words such as how, what, which etc.

sofa |ˈsəʊfə| — an upholstered seat for more than one person

soffit |ˈsɑːfɪt| — the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)

soft |sɔːft| — easily hurt

soft-headed |sɒft ˈhedɪd| — Alternative spelling of softheaded.

soft-pedal |sɒft ˈpedəl| — play down or obscure

soft-soap |sɒft ˈsəʊp| — persuade someone through flattery

soft-spoken |ˈsɔːftˈspəʊkən| — having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh

softball |ˈsɔːftbɔːl| — ball used in playing softball

soften |ˈsɔːfn| — make (images or sounds) soft or softer

softened |ˈsɒfənd| — toned down

softening |ˈsɒfənɪŋ| — the process of becoming softer

softheaded  — foolish; totally unsound

softhearted |ˈsɒftˈhɑːtɪd| — easily moved to pity or sorrow

softie |ˈsɔːftɪ| — a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

softly |ˈsɔːftlɪ| — with low volume

softness |ˈsɒftnəs| — the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded

softsoap |ˈsɒftˌsɒp| — Alternative spelling of soft-soap.

software |ˈsɔːftwer| — (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

softwood |ˈsɔːftwʊd| — wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

softy |ˈsɒftɪ| — a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

soggy |ˈsɑːɡɪ| — (of soil) soft and watery

soi-disant  — as claimed by and for yourself often without justification

soigne  — polished and well-groomed; showing sophisticated elegance

soil |sɔɪl| — the state of being covered with unclean things

soil-pipe |ˈsɔɪl paɪp| — A pipe that carries off liquid wastes from a toilet

soiled |sɔɪld| — soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

soilless |ˈsɔɪllɪs| — Lacking home soil; dispossessed

soiree |swaˈreɪ| — a party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)

sojourn |ˈsəʊdʒɜːrn| — a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)

sojourner |ˈsɒdʒənər| — a temporary resident

sol |səʊl| — a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid

sol-fa |ˌsɒl ˈfɑː| — Alternative form of sol-fa.

solace |ˈsɑːləs| — the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment

solan |ˈsɒlən| — very large white gannet with black wing tips

solan-goose |ˈsəʊlənɡuːs| — Morus bassanus, a seabird, the Northern gannet.

solar |ˈsəʊlər| — relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun

solaria |səʊˈleərɪə| — plural form of solarium

solarium |səˈlerɪəm| — a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

solarize |ˈsəʊləˌraɪz| — reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it

solatia |səʊˈleɪʃjə| — plural form of solatium

solatium |səʊˈleɪʃiːəm| — (law) A form of compensation for emotional rather than physical or financial harm

sold |səʊld| — disposed of to a purchaser

solder |ˈsɑːdər| — an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces

soldering |ˈsɑːdərɪŋ| — fastening firmly together

soldering-iron |ˈsɒldərɪŋ aɪən| — A hand-held tool with a heated tip, used to melt and apply solder.

soldier |ˈsəʊldʒər| — an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

soldier-crab  — Any of several crabs, especially the European or Caribbean hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus and Coenobita clypeatus)

soldierlike |ˈsəʊldʒəlaɪk| — (of persons) befitting a warrior

soldierly |ˈsəʊldʒəlɪ| — (of persons) befitting a warrior

soldiership |ˈsəʊldʒəʃɪp| — skills that are required for the life of soldier

soldiery |ˈsəʊldʒərɪ| — soldiers collectively

soldo |ˈsɒldəʊ| — (historical) An Italian coin, formerly one-twentieth of a lira.

sole |səʊl| — the underside of footwear or a golf club

solecism |ˈsɑːlɪsɪzəm| — a socially awkward or tactless act

solely |ˈsəʊllɪ| — without any others being included or involved

solemn |ˈsɑːləm| — dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

solemnity |səˈlemnətɪ| — a trait of dignified seriousness

solemnization |ˌsɒləmnaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual

solemnize |ˈsɑːləmnaɪz| — observe or perform with dignity or gravity

solemnly |ˈsɒləmlɪ| — in a grave and sedate manner

soleness |səʊlnəs| — The quality of being sole; unity, singleness.

solenoid |ˈsɑːlənɔɪd| — a coil of wire around an iron core; becomes a magnet when current passes through the coil

soli |ˈsəʊləʊ| — (music) plural form of solo

solicit |səˈlɪsɪt| — make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

solicitation |səˌlɪsəˈteɪʃən| — an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

soliciting |səˈlɪsətɪŋ| — Present participle of solicit.

solicitor |səˈlɪsɪtər| — a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

solicitous |səˈlɪsɪtəs| — full of anxiety and concern

solicitude |səˈlɪsɪtuːd| — a feeling of excessive concern

solid |ˈsɑːlɪd| — matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure

solid-hoofed |ˈsɒlɪdhuːft| — having solid hooves

solid-state |ˈsɑːlədˈsteɪt| — characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids

solidarity |ˌsɑːlɪˈdærətɪ| — a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group

solidification |səˌlɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

solidify |səˈlɪdɪfaɪ| — make solid or more solid; cause to solidify

solidity |səˈlɪdətɪ| — the consistency of a solid

solidly |ˈsɑlɪdlɪ| — as an undiversified whole

solids |ˈsɑːlədz| — plural form of solid

soliloquize |səˈlɪləˌkwaɪz| — talk to oneself

soliloquy |səˈlɪləkwɪ| — speech you make to yourself

solipsism |ˈsɑːlɪpsɪzəm| — (philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know to exist

solitaire |ˈsɑːləter| — a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself

solitariness |saləˈterɪnəs| — the state of being alone in solitary isolation

solitary |ˈsɑːləterɪ| — confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

solitude |ˈsɑːlətuːd| — a state of social isolation

solo |ˈsəʊləʊ| — any activity that is performed alone without assistance

soloist |ˈsəʊləʊɪst| — a musician who performs a solo

Solomon |ˈsɑːləmən| — (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)

solstice |ˈsɑːlstəs| — either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

solubility |ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)

soluble |ˈsɑːljəbl| — (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)

solute |ˈsɑːljuːt| — the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state

solution |səˈluːʃn| — a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

solvability |ˌsɒlvəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

solvable |ˈsɑːlvəbəl| — capable of being solved

solve |sɑːlv| — find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

solved |ˈsɑːlvd| — explained or answered

solvency |ˈsɒlvənsɪ| — the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

solvent |ˈsɑːlvənt| — a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

solver |ˈsɑːlvər| — a thinker who focuses on the problem as stated and tries to synthesize information and knowledge to achieve a solution

solving |ˈsɑːlvɪŋ| — finding a solution to a problem

Somali |səˈmaːlɪ| — a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia

somatic |səˈmadɪk| — affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit

somber |ˈsɑːmbər| — lacking brightness or color; dull

somberness  — a state of partial or total darkness

sombre |ˈsɑːmbər| — lacking brightness or color; dull

sombreness |ˈsɒmbənəs| — a state of partial or total darkness

sombrero |sɑːmˈbrerəʊ| — one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis

some |sʌm| — relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent

somebody |ˈsʌmbədɪ| — a human being

someday |ˈsʌmˌdeɪ| — some unspecified time in the future

somehow |ˈsʌmhaʊ| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

someone |ˈsʌmwʌn| — a human being

someplace |ˈsʌmpleɪs| — in or at or to some place

somersault |ˈsʌmərsɔːlt| — an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

somerset |ˈsʌmərˌset| — a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel

something |ˈsʌmθɪŋ| — An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.

sometime |ˈsʌmtaɪm| — at some indefinite or unstated time

sometimes |ˈsʌmtaɪmz| — on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always

someway |ˈsʌmweɪ| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

someways |ˈsʌmweɪz| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

somewhat |ˈsʌmwʌt| — to a small degree or extent

somewhen |ˈsəmˌ(h)wen| — at some time; indefinitely; some time or other, sometime

somewhere |ˈsʌmwer| — an indefinite or unknown location

somewise |ˈsʌmˌwaɪz| — (archaic) somehow; in some manner, by some means.

somite |ˈsəʊmaɪt| — one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally

somnambulant  — walking as if, or while, asleep

somnambular  — Of or pertaining to somnambulism; somnambulistic.

somnambulism |sɑːmˈnæmbjəlɪzəm| — walking by a person who is asleep

somnambulist |sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪst| — someone who walks about in their sleep

somnifacient |ˌsɑːmnəˈfeɪʃənt| — inducing or causing sleep

somniferous |sɑːmˈnɪfərəs| — sleep inducing

somnific |sɒmˈnɪfɪk| — sleep inducing

somnolence |ˈsɒmnələns| — a very sleepy state

somnolency |ˈsɒmnələnsɪ| — (dated) somnolence; drowsiness

somnolent |ˈsɑːmnələnt| — inclined to or marked by drowsiness

son |sʌn| — a male human offspring

son-in-law |ˈsʌnɪnˌlɔː| — the husband of your daughter

sonant |ˈsəʊnənt| — a speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords

sonar |ˈsəʊnɑːr| — a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return

sonata |səˈnɑːtə| — a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

song |sɔːŋ| — a short musical composition with words

songbird |ˈsɔːŋbɜːrd| — any bird having a musical call

songfest |ˈsɒŋfest| — An event, often informal, where people sing together for the pleasure of it.

songful |ˈsɔːŋfəl| — richly melodious

songster |ˈsɔːŋstər| — a composer of words or music for popular songs

songstress |ˈsɔːŋstrəs| — a woman songster (especially of popular songs)

songwriter |ˈsɔːŋraɪtər| — a composer of words or music for popular songs

sonic |ˈsɑːnɪk| — relating to audible sound

soniferous |səˈnɪfərəs| — Producing or conveying sound.

sonnet |ˈsɑːnɪt| — a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

sonneteer |ˌsɒnɪˈtɪər| — a poet who writes sonnets

sonny |ˈsʌnɪ| — a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

sonometer |səˈnɑːmɪtər| — an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing

sonority |səˈnɔːrətɪ| — having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

sonorous |ˈsɑːnərəs| — full and loud and deep

sons-in-law |ˈsʌnzɪnˌlɔː| — plural form of son-in-law

sonsy |ˈsɒnsɪ| — (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

soon |suːn| — in the near future

sooner |ˈsuːnər| — a native or resident of Oklahoma

soot |sʊt| — a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

sooth |suːθ| — truth or reality

soothe |suːð| — give moral or emotional strength to

soothed |ˈsuːðd| — simple past tense and past participle of soothe

soother |ˈsuːðər| — (archaic) comparative form of sooth: more sooth, truer.

soothing |ˈsuːðɪŋ| — affording physical relief

soothsay |ˈsuːθseɪ| — (intransitive) To foretell the future; make predictions.

soothsayer |ˈsuːθseɪər| — someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

soothsaying  — the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means

sooty |ˈsʊtɪ| — of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

sop |sɑːp| — piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid

soph |sɑːf| — a second-year undergraduate

sophism |ˈsɒfɪzəm| — a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

sophist |ˈsɑːfɪst| — any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects

sophistic |səˈfɪstɪk| — plausible but misleading

sophistical |səˈfɪstɪkəl| — plausible but misleading

sophisticate |səˈfɪstɪkeɪt| — a worldly-wise person

sophisticated |səˈfɪstɪkeɪtɪd| — ahead in development; complex or intricate

sophistication |səˌfɪstɪˈkeɪʃn| — uplifting enlightenment

sophistry |ˈsɑːfɪstrɪ| — a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

sophomore |ˈsɑːfəmɔːr| — a second-year undergraduate

sopite  — (obsolete) To put to sleep; to quiet.

sopor |ˈsəʊpər| — a torpid state resembling deep sleep

soporific |ˌsɑːpəˈrɪfɪk| — a drug that induces sleep

sopping |ˈsɑːpɪŋ| — extremely wet

soppy |ˈsɑːpɪ| — wet through and through; thoroughly wet

soprano |səˈprɑːnəʊ| — a female singer

sorb |sɔːrb| — acid gritty-textured fruit

sorbet |ˈsɔːrbət| — an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice

sorcerer |ˈsɔːrsərər| — one who practices magic or sorcery

sorceress |ˈsɔːrsərəs| — a woman sorcerer

sorcery |ˈsɔːrsərɪ| — the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

sordid |ˈsɔːrdɪd| — morally degraded

sordidness |ˈsɔːrdɪdnəs| — sordid dirtiness

sordine |ˈsɔːdiːn| — A mute for musical instruments. For example, the mute instrument for the violin or the damper on the pianoforte.

sordino |sɔːˈdiːnəʊ| — a mute for a violin

sore |sɔːr| — an open skin infection

sorehead |ˈsɔːrhed| — someone who is peevish or disgruntled

sorely |ˈsɔːrlɪ| — to a great degree

soreness |ˈsɔːrnəs| — a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)

sorgho |ˈsɔːɡəʊ| — any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrup

sorghum |ˈsɔːrɡəm| — economically important Old World tropical cereal grass

sorgo |ˈsɔːrɡəʊ| — any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrup

sorites |səʊˈraɪtiːz| — (logic, rhetoric) A series of propositions whereby each conclusion is taken as the subject of the next.

sororal |səˈrɔːr(ə)l| — like or characteristic of or befitting a sister

sorority |səˈrɔːrətɪ| — a social club for female undergraduates

sorrel |ˈsɔːrəl| — any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis

sorrow |ˈsɑːrəʊ| — an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement

sorrowful |ˈsɑːrəʊfl| — experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

sorrowfully |ˈsɔːrəʊflɪ| — in a sorrowful manner

sorry |ˈsɑːrɪ| — bad; unfortunate

sort |sɔːrt| — a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

sort out |ˈsɔːrt ˈaʊt| — arrange or order by classes or categories

sorter |ˈsɔːrtər| — a clerk who sorts things (as letters at the post office)

sortie |ˈsɔːrtɪ| — a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

sortilege |ˈsɔːrtlɪdʒ| — Witchcraft, magic, especially as a means of making decisions or predictions.

sorting |ˈsɔːrtɪŋ| — an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

sortition |sɔːrˈtɪʃən| — making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

sot |sɑːt| — a chronic drinker

sotted  — stupefied, especially with liquor.

sottish |ˈsɒtɪʃ| — given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

sou |suː| — a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money

sou'easter |ˈsaʊˈiːstə| — a strong wind from the southeast

sou'wester |ˌsaʊˈwestər| — a strong wind from the southwest

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

souchong |ˈsuːˈʃɒŋ| — a fine quality of black tea native to China

souffle |suːˈfleɪ| — light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit

sough |saʊ| — make a murmuring sound

sought |sɔːt| — being searched for

sought-after |ˈæftər| — being searched for

soul |səʊl| — the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

soul-destroying |ˈsəʊl dɪstrɔɪɪŋ| — destructive to the spirit or soul

soulful |ˈsəʊlfl| — full of or expressing deep emotion

soulless |ˈsəʊlləs| — lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling

sound |saʊnd| — the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

sound off |ˈsaʊnd ˈɒf| — express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

sound-box |ˈsaʊndbɒks| — (music) The open, resonant chamber of a stringed musical instrument that intensifies its tone

sound-track |ˈsaʊndtræk| — Alternative spelling of soundtrack.

sound-wave |ˈsaʊnd weɪv| — (physics) the longitudinal wave of pressure that is transmitted through any plastic material; audible sound.

soundbox |ˈsaʊndbɑːks| — a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

sounder |ˈsaʊndər| — a device for making soundings

sounding |ˈsaʊndɪŋ| — a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line

sounding-balloon |ˈsaʊndɪŋbəˈluːn| — weather balloon

sounding-board |ˈsaʊndɪŋ bɔːrd| — A thin board that forms part of the resonating chamber of a musical instrument and serves to reinforce its sound

soundless |ˈsaʊndləs| — marked by absence of sound

soundly |ˈsɑʊndlɪ| — deeply or completely

soundman  — a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)

soundness |ˈsaʊndnəs| — a state or condition free from damage or decay

soundproof |ˈsaʊndpruːf| — insulate against noise

sounds |ˈsaʊndz| — plural form of sound

soundtrack |ˈsaʊndtræk| — sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

soup |suːp| — liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food

soup up |ˈsuːp ʌp| — make more powerful

soup-kitchen |ˈsuːp kɪtʃɪn| — a place set up to provide soup and other basic food as a charity or in time of disaster.

soupspoon  — a spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup

soupy |ˈsuːpɪ| — having the consistency and appearance of soup

sour |ˈsaʊər| — a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

source |sɔːrs| — the place where something begins, where it springs into being

sourdine |sʊəˈdiːn| — a mute for a violin

sourdough |ˈsaʊərdəʊ| — a leaven of dough in which fermentation is active; used by pioneers for making bread

sourish  — tasting sour like a lemon

sourness |ˈsaʊənəs| — the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

sourpuss |ˈsaʊərpʊs| — someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression

souse |saʊs| — a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

soused |saʊst| — very drunk

sousing |ˈsaʊsɪŋ| — the act of making something completely wet

soutache |suːˈtæʃ| — a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming

soutane |suːˈtɑːn| — a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

souteneur |ˌsuːtəˈnɜːrr| — A man who protects a prostitute and lives off her earnings; a pimp.

south |saʊθ| — the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

south-central  — situated in the southern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region

south-east |ˈsaʊθˈiːst| — to, toward, or in the southeast

south-eastern |ˈsaʊθˈiːstən| — Of, facing, situated in, or related to the south-east

south-west |ˈsaʊθˈwest| — to, toward, or in the southwest

southeast |ˌsɑʊθˈɪst| — the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees

southeaster |saʊθˈiːstər| — a strong wind from the southeast

southeasterly |saʊθˈiːstəlɪ| — coming from the southeast

southeastern |ˌsɑːwˈθiːstərn| — situated in or oriented toward the southeast

southeastward |ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd| — the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees

southeastwards  — southeastward

souther |ˈsəðər| — a wind from the south

southerly |ˈsʌðərlɪ| — a wind from the south

southern |ˈsʌðərn| — situated in or oriented toward the south

southerner |ˈsʌðərnər| — an American who lives in the South

southernmost |ˈsʌðənməʊst| — situated farthest south

southernwood |ˈsʌðənwʊd| — shrubby European wormwood naturalized in North America; sometimes used in brewing beer

southing |ˈsaʊðɪŋ| — (nautical) A distance traveled southward.

southland |ˈsaʊθˌlænd| — any region lying in or toward the south

southmost  — situated farthest south

southpaw |ˈsaʊθpɔː| — a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

southron |ˈsʌðrən| — (historical) Someone from the American South, that is, from the Confederate States of America.

southward |ˈsaʊθwərd| — the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

southwardly |ˈsaʊθwədlɪ| — southwards, towards the south

southwards |ˈsaʊθwədz| — toward the south

southwest |ˌsɑʊθˈwest| — the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

southwester |saʊθˈwestər| — a strong wind from the southwest

southwesterly |saʊθˈwestəlɪ| — coming from the southwest

southwestern |ˌsɑːwˈθwestərn| — a dialect of Middle English

southwestward |ˌsaʊθˈwestwəd| — the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

southwestwards  — southwestward

souvenir |ˌsuːvəˈnɪr| — something of sentimental value

sovereign |ˈsɑːvrən| — a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

sovereignty |ˈsɑːvrəntɪ| — government free from external control

Soviet |ˈsəʊvɪet| — an elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)

sow |səʊ| — an adult female hog

sow-thistle |ˈsəʊˌθɪsl| — Any of the thistles in one of the genera Cicerbita and Sonchus.

sowar |səʊˈwɑːr| — (historical, India) A soldier on horseback, specially one during the British Raj.

sowbelly |ˈsaʊbeliː| — salt pork from the belly of a hog carcass

sowbread |ˈsæʊbred| — common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers

sower |ˈsəʊə| — someone who sows

sowing |ˈsəʊɪŋ| — Present participle of sow.

sown |ˈsəʊn| — sprinkled with seed

soy |sɔɪ| — a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

soy-bean |ˈsɔɪbiːn| — A variant form of soybean.

soya |ˈsɔɪə| — erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia

soybean |ˌsɔɪˌbiːn| — a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

sozzle  — (archaic) One who spills water or other liquids carelessly.

sozzled |ˈsɑːzld| — very drunk

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