English dictionary


to |tuː| — The ccTLD for Tonga as assigned by the IANA.

to-be |tuː biː| — (rare) The future, that which is to come.

to-day |deɪ| — Archaic spelling of today.

to-do |tə ˈduː| — a disorderly outburst or tumult

to-morrow |ˈmɔːrəʊ| — Archaic spelling of tomorrow.

to-night |naɪt| — Archaic spelling of tonight.

toad |təʊd| — any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species

toadeater  — A fawning, obsequious parasite; a mean sycophant or flatterer.

toadflax |ˈtəʊdˌflæks| — common European perennial having showy yellow and orange flowers; a naturalized weed in North America

toadish  — (obsolete) Like a toad.

toadstool |ˈtəʊdstuːl| — common name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)

toady |ˈtəʊdɪ| — a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage

toadyism |ˈtəʊdɪɪzm| — sycophancy, the practice or quality of a toady; fawning, obsequious behavior

toast |təʊst| — slices of bread that have been toasted

toasted |ˈtəʊstɪd| — browned over by exposure to heat

toaster |ˈtəʊstər| — someone who proposes a toast; someone who drinks to the health of success of someone or some venture

toastmaster |ˈtəʊstmæstər| — the person who proposes toasts and introduces speakers at a banquet

tobacco |təˈbækəʊ| — leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion

tobacco-pipe |paɪp| — A small, hand-held device consisting in its simplest form of a bowl and stem; used for inhaling the smoke of burning tobacco.

tobacconist |təˈbækənɪst| — a retail dealer in tobacco and tobacco-related articles

toboggan |təˈbɑːɡən| — a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front

toboggan-slide |təˈbɒɡənslaɪd| — (Canada) A track prepared with ice or snow, for sledding down a slope or slide.

toby |ˈtəʊbɪ| — a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat

toccata |təˈkɑːtə| — a baroque musical composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with full chords and rapid elaborate runs in a rhythmically free style

tocher |ˈtɑːæəɑː| — A dowry.

toco |ˈtəʊkəʊ| — tocodynamometer

tocology |təʊˈkɑːlədʒiː| — the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother

tocsin |ˈtɑːksɪn| — the sound of an alarm (usually a bell)

tod |tɑːd| — a unit of weight for wool equal to about 28 pounds

today |təˈdeɪ| — the present time or age

toddle |ˈtɑːdl| — walk unsteadily

toddler |ˈtɑːdlər| — a young child

toddy |ˈtɑːdɪ| — a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot

tody |ˈtəʊdiː| — tiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill

toe |təʊ| — one of the digits of the foot

toe-in |ˌɪn| — the alignment of the front wheels of a motor vehicle closer together at the front than at the back

toehold |ˈtəʊhəʊld| — a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made

toenail |ˈtəʊneɪl| — the nail at the end of a toe

toff |tɑːf| — informal term for an upper-class or wealthy person

toffee |ˈtɔːfɪ| — caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

toffy |ˈtɒfɪ| — caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets

toft |ˈtɑːft| — A homestead, especially one on a hill.

tofu |ˈtəʊfuː| — cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk

tog |tɑːɡ| — provide with clothes or put clothes on

toga |ˈtəʊɡə| — a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome

together |təˈɡeðər| — in contact with each other or in proximity

toggery |ˈtɑːɡəriː| — Clothing, togs

toggle |ˈtɑːɡl| — any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time

toggle-joint |ˈtɒɡldʒɔɪnt| — A mechanical linkage of the type of an elbow or knee joint, consisting of two bars so connected that they may be brought quite or nearly into a straight line, and made to produce great endwise pressure when brought into this position.

tohubohu |ˌtəʊhuːˈbəʊhuː| — chaos, confusion

toil |tɔɪl| — productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

toiler |ˈtɔɪlər| — one who works strenuously

toilet |ˈtɔɪlət| — a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

toilet-paper |ˈtɔɪlɪt peɪpər| — Paper, usually on a roll, to clean oneself after defecation, or to pat oneself dry after urination. (abbreviated TP)

toiletries |ˈtɔɪlətrɪz| — plural form of toiletry

toiletry |ˌtɔɪlətrɪ| — artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)

toilette |ˌəʊ də twɑːˈlet| — the act of dressing and preparing yourself

toilful |ˈtɔɪlfəl| — Producing or involving much toil; laborious.

toilless |ˈtɔɪllɪs| — Free from toil.

toils |tɔɪlz| — plural form of toil

toilsome |ˈtɔɪlsəm| — characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

toilworn |ˈtɔɪlwɔːn| — exhausted or worn out as a result of physical labour

Tokay |təʊˈkeɪ| — Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes

toke |təʊk| — a puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette

token |ˈtəʊkən| — an individual instance of a type of symbol

tola |ˈtəʊlɑː| — a unit of mass used in India, equal to the mass of a silver rupee coin, fixed at 180 troy grains (11.663"‰8038 grams) in 1833, of a similar but slightly variable value before that date

tolbooth  — a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

told |təʊld| — Simple past tense and past participle of tell.

tolerable |ˈtɑːlərəbl| — about average; acceptable

tolerably |ˈtɑlərəblɪ| — in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner

tolerance |ˈtɑːlərəns| — the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions

tolerant |ˈtɑːlərənt| — tolerant and forgiving under provocation

tolerantly |ˈtɒlərəntlɪ| — in a tolerant manner

tolerate |ˈtɑːləreɪt| — put up with something or somebody unpleasant

toleration |ˌtɑːləˈreɪʃn| — a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations

toll |təʊl| — a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)

toll-bar |ˈtəʊlbɑː| — a gate or other barrier placed across a road where a toll is taken

toll-free |təʊl friː| — having no toll levied for its use

tollable |ˈtəʊləbl| — Subject to the payment of a toll.

tollbooth |ˈtəʊlbuːθ| — a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

toller |ˈtɒlər| — a person who rings church bells (as for summoning the congregation)

tollgate |ˈtəʊlɡeɪt| — a gate or bar across a toll bridge or toll road which is lifted when the toll is paid

tollhouse |ˈtəʊlhaʊs| — a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls

tollkeeper  — someone employed to collect tolls

tollman |ˈtəʊlmən| — someone employed to collect tolls

toluene |ˈtɑːljʊˌiːn| — a colorless flammable liquid obtained from petroleum or coal tar; used as a solvent for gums and lacquers and in high-octane fuels

Tom |tɑːm| — male cat

tom-cat |ˈtɒmˈkæt| — Alternative form of tomcat.

tomahawk |ˈtɑːməhɔːk| — weapon consisting of a fighting ax; used by North American Indians

toman |ˈtɒmən| — A former currency of Iran.

tomato |təˈmeɪtəʊ| — mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable

tomb |tuːm| — a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

tombac |ˈtɑːmbæk| — an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding

tombak  — an alloy of copper and zinc (and sometimes arsenic) used to imitate gold in cheap jewelry and for gilding

tombola |tɑːmˈbəʊlə| — a lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum

tomboy |ˈtɑːmbɔɪ| — a girl who behaves in a boyish manner

tombstone |ˈtuːmstəʊn| — a stone that is used to mark a grave

tomcat |ˈtɑːmkæt| — male cat

tome |təʊm| — a (usually) large and scholarly book

tomfool |ˌtɑːmˈfuːl| — a person who lacks good judgment

tomfoolery |tɑːmˈfuːlərɪ| — foolish or senseless behavior

tommy |ˈtɑːmɪ| — (UK, slang, obsolete) bread, generally a penny roll; the supply of food carried by workmen as their daily allowance

tommy-bar |ˈtɑːmɪbɑːr| — (engineering) A short bar put through the shaft of a socket spanner or box spanner to provide extra leverage.

tommyrot |ˈtɑːmɪrɑːt| — pretentious or silly talk or writing

tomnoddy |tɑːmˈnɑːdiː| — The puffin.

tomography |təˈmɑːɡrəfɪ| — (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body

tomorrow |təˈmɔːrəʊ| — the day after today

tomtit |ˈtɒmtɪt| — widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head

ton |tʌn| — a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds

tonal |ˈtəʊnl| — employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

tonality |təʊˈnælətɪ| — any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music

tone |təʊn| — the quality of a person's voice

tone down |ˈtəʊn ˈdaʊn| — deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

tone up |ˈtəʊn ʌp| — give a healthy elasticity to

tone-arm |ˈtəʊnˈɑːm| — a light, balanced arm that holds the pickup cartridge on a record player

toneless |ˈtəʊnləs| — lacking in tone or expression

toner |ˈtəʊnər| — a solution containing chemicals that can change the color of a photographic print

tonga |ˈtɒŋə| — a monarchy on a Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1970

tongs |tɔːŋz| — any of various devices for taking hold of objects; usually have two hinged legs with handles above and pointed hooks below

tongue |tʌŋ| — a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

tongue-in-cheek |ˌtʌŋ ɪn ˈtʃiːk| — in a bantering fashion

tongue-tie  — deprive of speech

tongue-tied |ˈtʌn taɪd| — unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

tongue-twister |ˈtʌn twɪstər| — Alternative form of tongue-twister.

tonic |ˈtɑːnɪk| — lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine

tonight |təˈnaɪt| — the present or immediately coming night

tonnage |ˈtʌnɪdʒ| — a tax imposed on ships that enter the US; based on the tonnage of the ship

tonometer |təʊˈnɑːmɪtər| — measuring instrument for measuring tension or pressure (especially for measuring intraocular pressure in testing for glaucoma)

tonsil |ˈtɑːnsl| — either of two masses of lymphatic tissue one on each side of the oral pharynx

tonsillar  — Of or pertaining to the tonsils

tonsillectomy |ˌtɑːnsəˈlektəmɪ| — surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy

tonsillitis |ˌtɑːnsəˈlaɪtɪs| — inflammation of the tonsils (especially the palatine tonsils)

tonsure |ˈtɑːnʃər| — the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head

tontine |ˈtɒntiːn| — a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members

tony |ˈtəʊnɪ| — Stylish, high-toned, upscale.

too |tuː| — to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

took |tʊk| — Simple past tense of take.

tool |tuːl| — an implement used in the practice of a vocation

toolbar |ˈtuːlbɑːr| — (graphical user interface) A row of buttons, usually marked with icons, used to activate the functions of an application or operating system

toolbox |ˈtuːlbɑːks| — a box or chest or cabinet for holding hand tools

tooled |ˈtuːld| — simple past tense and past participle of tool

tooling |ˈtuːlɪŋ| — Present participle of tool.

toon |ˈtuːn| — a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence

toot |tuːt| — a blast of a horn

tooth |tuːθ| — hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

toothache |ˈtuːθeɪk| — an ache localized in or around a tooth

toothbrush |ˈtuːθbrʌʃ| — small brush; has long handle; used to clean teeth

toothcomb |ˈtuːθkəʊm| — An anatomical structure found in certain primates consisting of long, flat teeth with microscopic grooves, and used for grooming the fur.

toothed |ˈtuːθt| — notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex

toothful |ˈtuːθfʊl| — (archaic) a small amount

toothing |ˈtuːθɪŋ| — The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.

toothless |ˈtuːθləs| — lacking necessary force for effectiveness

toothpaste |ˈtuːθpeɪst| — a dentifrice in the form of a paste

toothpick |ˈtuːθpɪk| — pick consisting of a small strip of wood or plastic; used to pick food from between the teeth

toothsome |ˈtuːθsəm| — extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

tootle |ˈtuːtl| — the sound of casual playing on a musical instrument

tootsie |ˈtuːtˌsɪ| — (informal) A young woman

top |tɑːp| — the upper part of anything

top off |ˈtɑːp ˈɒf| — finish up or conclude

top out |ˈtɑːp ˈaʊt| — give up one's career just as one becomes very successful

top-dog  — (idiomatic) the boss, the leader (of the pack)

top-down |ˌtɒpˈdaʊn| — of an approach to a problem that begins at the highest conceptual level and works down to the details

top-drawer |ˈtɑp ˈdrɔːr| — Alternative form of top drawer.

top-dress |ˈtɒp dres| — Alternative spelling of top-dress.

top-heavy |tɒp ˈhevɪ| — unstable by being overloaded at the top

top-hole |tɒp ˈhəʊl| — excellent; best possible

top-notch |nɑːtʃ| — of the highest quality

top-of-the-line  — (idiomatic) The best, fanciest, or highest quality, especially among selections in a product line.

top-ranking |tɒp ˈrænkɪŋ| — Of the highest rank

topaz |ˈtəʊpæz| — a yellow quartz

topcoat |ˈtɑːpkəʊt| — a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

tope |təʊp| — a dome-shaped shrine erected by Buddhists

topee |ˈtəʊpɪ| — a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun

toper |ˈtəʊpər| — a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)

topfull |ˈtɑːpˈfʊl| — full to the top.

topgallant |ˈtɒpɡælənt| — a sail set on a yard of a topgallant mast

tophi |ˈtəʊfaɪ| — plural form of tophus

tophus |ˈtəʊfəs| — a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout

topi |ˈtəʊpɪ| — a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun

topiary |ˈtəʊpɪerɪ| — a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals

topic |ˈtɑːpɪk| — the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

topical |ˈtɑːpɪkl| — pertaining to the surface of a body part

topicality |ˈtɒpɪkəl| — the attribute of being of interest at the present time

topknot |ˈtɑːpnɑːt| — headdress consisting of a decorative ribbon or bow worn in the hair

topless |ˈtɑːpləs| — having the breasts uncovered or featuring such nudity

toplofty |tɒpˈlɒftɪ| — Self-important, haughty.

topmast |ˈtɒpmæst| — the mast next above a lower mast and topmost in a fore-and-aft rig

topmost |ˈtɑːpməʊst| — at or nearest to the top

topnotch |ˈtɒpnɒtʃ| — of the highest quality

topographer |təˈpɑːɡrəfər| — a person who studies or records topography

topographic |ˌtɑːpəˈɡræfɪk| — concerned with topography

topographical |ˌtɑːpəˈɡræfɪkl| — concerned with topography

topography |təˈpɑːɡrəfɪ| — the configuration of a surface and the relations among its man-made and natural features

topological  — of or relating to topology

topology |təˈpɑːlədʒɪ| — topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)

toponymy |təˈpɑːnəmiː| — the nomenclature of regional anatomy

topos |ˈtəʊpɑːs| — a traditional theme or motif or literary convention

topper |ˈtɑːpər| — a worker who makes or adds the top to something

topping |ˈtɑːpɪŋ| — a flavorful addition on top of a dish

toppingly |ˈtɒpɪŋlɪ| — (used as an intensifier) extremely well

topple |ˈtɑːpl| — fall down, as if collapsing

tops |ˈtɑːps| — of the highest quality

topsail |ˈtɑːpseɪl| — a sail (or either of a pair of sails) immediately above the lowermost sail of a mast and supported by a topmast

topside |ˈtɑːpsaɪd| — (usually plural) weather deck; the part of a ship's hull that is above the waterline

topsoil |ˈtɑːpsɔɪl| — the layer of soil on the surface

topsy-turvy |ˌtɑːpsɪ ˈtɜːrvɪ| — in a disordered manner

topsy-turvydom |ˌtɒpsɪ ˈtɜːvɪdəm| — a state of extreme confusion and disorder

toque |təʊk| — a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs

tor |tɔːr| — a prominent rock or pile of rocks on a hill

torch |tɔːrtʃ| — a light usually carried in the hand; consists of some flammable substance

torch-singer |ˈtɔːrtʃ sɪŋər| — a singer of torch songs; most often a woman

torch-song |ˈtɔːtʃsɒŋ| — A song, often sentimental, lamenting an unrequited love; normally sung by a woman.

torchlight |ˈtɔːrtʃlaɪt| — light from a torch or torches

torchon |tɔːrʃən| — A coarse, loose-textured bobbin lace

tore |tɔːr| — commonly the lowest molding at the base of a column

toreador |ˈtɔːrɪədɔːr| — someone who fights bulls

torero |təˈrerəʊ| — a matador or one of the supporting team during a bull fight

toreutic |təˈruːtɪk| — (art) In relief; relating to sculpture in relief, especially of metal.

toreutics |təˈruːtɪks| — The art of making relief or intaglio designs, especially by chasing, carving or embossing in metal

tori |ˈtɔːrɪ| — plural form of torus

torment |ˈtɔːrment| — unbearable physical pain

tormentor |ˈtɔːrˌmentər| — someone who torments

tormentress |tɔːˈmentrɪs| — A female tormentor.

tormina |ˈtɔːmɪnə| — (medicine) acute pain in the abdomen; colic, gripes

torn |tɔːrn| — having edges that are jagged from injury

tornado |tɔːrˈneɪdəʊ| — a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground

torpedo |tɔːrˈpiːdəʊ| — a professional killer who uses a gun

torpedo-boat |tɔːrˈpiːdəʊ bəʊt| — a small, high-speed warship designed to fire torpedoes, especially in coastal waters

torpedo-tube |tɔːrˈpiːdəʊ tjuːb| — (nautical) The tube, through the hull of a submarine, though which torpedoes are launched

torpid |ˈtɔːrpɪd| — slow and apathetic

torpidity |tɔːrˈpɪdɪtɪ| — a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility

torpidly |ˈtɔːrpɪdlɪ| — in a daze; in a dazed manner

torpor |ˈtɔːrpər| — a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility

torque |tɔːrk| — a twisting force

torrefy |ˈtɔːrəˌfaɪ| — To subject to intense heat; to parch, to roast.

torrent |ˈtɔːrənt| — a heavy rain

torrential |təˈrenʃl| — resembling a torrent in force and abundance

Torricellian |ˌtɒrɪˈtʃəlɪən| — Of or pertaining to Evangelista Torricelli, Italian mathematician and physicist

torrid |ˈtɔːrɪd| — characterized by intense emotion

torse |tɔːrs| — (heraldry) A twist of cloth or wreath underneath and part of a crest. Always shown as six twists, the first tincture being the tincture of the field, the second the tincture of the metal, and so on.

torsi |ˈtɔːrsiː| — plural form of torso

torsion |ˈtɔːrʃn| — a tortuous and twisted shape or position

torso |ˈtɔːrsəʊ| — the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

tort |tɔːrt| — (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

torticollis |ˌtɔːrtəˈkɑːlɪs| — an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted

tortile |ˈtɔːrtɪl| — (rare) Twisted, winding, contorted.

tortilla |tɔːrˈtiːə| — thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour

tortoise |ˈtɔːrtəs| — usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica

tortoise-shell |ʃel| — attributive form of tortoise shell, noun.

tortoiseshell |ˈtɔːrtəsʃel| — the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles

tortuosity |ˌtɔːtjʊˈɒsɪtɪ| — a tortuous and twisted shape or position

tortuous |ˈtɔːrtʃʊəs| — highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

torture |ˈtɔːrtʃər| — extreme mental distress

torturer |ˈtɔːrtʃərər| — someone who inflicts severe physical pain (usually for punishment or coercion)

torturous |ˈtɔːrˌtʃuːəs| — extremely painful

torus |tʊərz| — a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle

Tory |ˈtɔːrɪ| — an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution

Toryism |tɔːriːˌɪzəm| — The political principles of the Tories.

tosh |tɑːʃ| — pretentious or silly talk or writing

tosher |ˈtɒʃə| — One who scavenges for valuable items in sewers, especially in London during the Victorian period.

toss |tɔːs| — the act of flipping a coin

toss off |ˈtɒs ˈɒf| — write quickly

toss-up |ˈtɒs ʌp| — an unpredictable phenomenon

tossing |ˈtɒsɪŋ| — Present participle of toss.

tosspot |ˈtɔːspɑːt| — (colloquial, now rare) A drunkard, one who drinks alcohol frequently.

tossup  — an unpredictable phenomenon

tossy |ˈtɒsɪ| — Tossing the head, as in scorn or pride; hence, proud, contemptuous, affectedly indifferent.

tost |tɔːst| — (obsolete) Simple past tense and past participle of toss.

tot |tɑːt| — a small amount (especially of a drink)

total |ˈtəʊtl| — the whole amount

totalitarian |təʊˌtæləˈterɪən| — an adherent of totalitarian principles or totalitarian government

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

totality |təʊˈtælətɪ| — the state of being total and complete

totalizator |ˈtəʊtəlaɪzeɪtər| — computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won

totalize |ˈtəʊtəˌlaɪz| — make into a total

totalizer |ˈtəʊtˌlaɪzər| — computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won

totally |ˈtəʊtəlɪ| — to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

tote |təʊt| — a capacious bag or basket

totem |ˈtəʊtəm| — a clan or tribe identified by their kinship to a common totemic object

tother |ˈtʌðər| — (now UK dialectal) Other.

totter |ˈtɑːtər| — move without being stable, as if threatening to fall

tottering |ˈtɑːtərɪŋ| — unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age

tottery |ˈtɒtərɪ| — unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age

toucan |ˈtuːkæn| — brilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak

touch |tʌtʃ| — the event of something coming in contact with the body

touch down |ˈtətʃ ˈdaʊn| — come or bring (a plane) to a landing

touch off |ˈtətʃ ˈɒf| — put in motion or move to act

touch on |ˈtətʃ ɑːn| — refer to or discuss briefly

touch up |ˈtətʃ ʌp| — alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance

touch-and-go |ˈtʌtʃənˈɡəʊ| — fraught with danger

touch-down |ˈtʌtʃdaʊn| — (aviation) To land an aircraft or spacecraft.

touch-me-not |ˌnɑːt| — North American annual plant with usually yellow or orange flowers; grows chiefly on wet rather acid soil

touch-needle |ˈtʌtʃˌniːdl| — A small bar of gold and silver, either pure, or alloyed in some known proportion with copper, for testing the purity of gold or silver articles by comparison of the streaks made by the article and the bar on a touchstone.

touchable |ˈtʌtʃəbəl| — perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch

touchdown |ˈtʌtʃdaʊn| — a score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line

touched |tʌtʃt| — slightly insane

toucher |ˈtʌtʃər| — a person who causes or allows a part of the body to come in contact with someone or something

touchily |ˈtʌtʃɪlɪ| — in a touchy manner

touchiness |ˈtʌtʃɪnəs| — feeling easily irritated

touching |ˈtʌtʃɪŋ| — the event of something coming in contact with the body

touchline |ˈtʌtʃlaɪn| — either of the sidelines in soccer or rugby

touchstone |ˈtʌtʃstəʊn| — a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

touchwood |ˈtʌtʃˌwʊd| — material for starting a fire

touchy |ˈtʌtʃɪ| — quick to take offense

tough |tʌf| — someone who learned to fight in the streets rather than being formally trained in the sport of boxing

tough-minded  — facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination

toughen |ˈtʌfn| — make tough or tougher

toughie |ˈtʌfɪ| — an aggressive and violent young criminal

toughness |ˈtʌfnəs| — enduring strength and energy

toughy  — (informal) Something that is tough, or difficult.

toupee |tuːˈpeɪ| — a small hairpiece to cover partial baldness

toupet  — Archaic form of toupee.

tour |tʊr| — a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

tourer |ˈtʊərər| — someone who travels for pleasure

touring |ˈtʊrɪŋ| — Working for a short time in different places; "itinerant laborers"; "a road show"; "traveling salesman"; "touring company".

touring-car |ˈtʊərɪŋkɑː| — A large open car seating four with folding top. An automobile designed for touring; specifically, a roomy car, not a limousine.

tourism |ˈtʊrɪzəm| — the business of providing services to tourists

tourist |ˈtʊrɪst| — someone who travels for pleasure

tourmaline |ˈtʊrməˌlɪn| — a mineral that is a complex borosilicate and hydroxide of aluminum containing iron and magnesium and calcium and lithium and sodium; it is usually black but occurs in transparent colored forms that are used as gemstones

tournament |ˈtʊrnəmənt| — a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

tourney |ˈtʊrnɪ| — a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner

tourniquet |ˈtɜːrnəkət| — bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure

tousle |ˈtaʊzl| — disarrange or rumple; dishevel

tousled |ˈtɑʊzəld| — in disarray; extremely disorderly

tout |taʊt| — someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit

tow |təʊ| — the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope

tow-head |ˈtəʊhed| — Alternative spelling of towhead.

towage |ˈtəʊɪdʒ| — the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope

toward |təˈwɔːrd| — In the direction of.

towards |tɔːrdz| — Variant of toward.

towel |ˈtaʊəl| — a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth (or paper) for drying or wiping

towel-horse |ˈtaʊəl hɔːrs| — towel rack

towelling |ˈtaʊəlɪŋ| — any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels

tower |ˈtaʊər| — a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building

towering |ˈtaʊərɪŋ| — of imposing height; especially standing out above others

towhead  — a person with light blond hair

towheaded  — of hair color; whitish

towing |ˈtəʊɪŋ| — Present participle of tow.

towline |ˈtəʊlaɪn| — (nautical) a rope used in towing

town |taʊn| — an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city

townee |ˈtaʊnɪ| — townsman unacquainted with country life especially a slick and flashy male city dweller

townhouse |ˈtɑʊnˌhɑʊs| — a row house

townish  — (often in combination) Characteristic of a (certain type of) town

townsfolk |ˈtaʊnzfəʊk| — the people living in a municipality smaller than a city

township |ˈtaʊnʃɪp| — an administrative division of a county

townsman |ˈtaʊnzmən| — a person from the same town as yourself

townspeople |ˈtaʊnzpiːpl| — the people living in a municipality smaller than a city

townswoman |ˈtaʊnzˌwʊmən| — A woman who is a resident of a town, especially of one's own town.

towny  — resident of a college town not affiliated with the college

towpath |ˈtəʊpæθ| — a path along a canal or river used by animals towing boats

towrope |ˈtəʊrəʊp| — (nautical) a rope used in towing

toxaemia |tɑːkˈsiːmɪə| — an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine

toxemia  — an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine

toxic |ˈtɑːksɪk| — of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

toxicant |ˈtɒksɪkənt| — any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism

toxicity |tɑkˈsɪsɪtɪ| — the degree to which something is poisonous

toxicology |ˌtɑːksɪˈkɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons

toxicosis |tɑːksəˈkəʊsɪs| — (toxicology) illness due to poisoning

toxics |ˈtɑːksɪks| — (waste processing) Toxic waste

toxin |ˈtɑːksɪn| — a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

toxophily  — The love of, or an addiction to, archery

toy |tɔɪ| — an artifact designed to be played with

toyman |ˈtɔɪmæn| — (dated) A male seller of toys.

toyshop |ˈtɔɪʃɑːp| — shop where toys are sold

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