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we |wɪ| — (personal) The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.
weak |wiːk| — overly diluted; thin and insipid
weak-kneed |wiːk ˈniːd| — lacking will power or resolution
weak-minded |ˈmaɪndɪd| — Alternative spelling of weak-minded.
weaken |ˈwiːkən| — lessen the strength of
weakened |ˈwiːkənd| — impaired by diminution
weakening |ˈwiːkənɪŋ| — becoming weaker
weakest |ˈwiːkəst| — superlative form of weak: most weak Most weak.
weakling |ˈwiːklɪŋ| — a person who is physically weak and ineffectual
weakly |ˈwiːklɪ| — in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
weakness |ˈwiːknəs| — a flaw or weak point
weal |wiːl| — a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
weald |wiːld| — an area of open or forested country
wealth |welθ| — the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money
wealthy |ˈwelθɪ| — having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
wean |wiːn| — gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
weanling |ˈwiːnliːŋ| — Any young mammal that has been recently weaned.
weapon |ˈwepən| — any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
weaponless |ˈwepənləs| — without a weapon
weaponry |ˈwepənrɪ| — weapons considered collectively
wear |wer| — impairment resulting from long use
wear away |ˈwer əˈweɪ| — cut away in small pieces
wear down |ˈwer ˈdaʊn| — exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
wear off |ˈwer ˈɒf| — deteriorate through use or stress
wear on |ˈwer ɑːn| — pass slowly (of time)
wear out |ˈwer ˈaʊt| — exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
wearer |ˈwerər| — a person who wears or carries or displays something as a body covering or accessory
wearied |ˈwɪrɪd| — exhausted
weariful |ˈwiːriːfəl| — Causing weariness
weariless |ˈwɪərɪlɪs| — Tireless; incapable of being wearied.
weariness |ˈwɪrɪnəs| — temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work
wearing |ˈwerɪŋ| — (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
wearisome |ˈwɪrɪsəm| — so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
weary |ˈwɪrɪ| — exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
weasel |ˈwiːzl| — a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky
weather |ˈweðər| — the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
weather-beaten |ˈweðə biːtən| — tanned and coarsened from being outdoors
weather-bound |ˈweðə baʊnd| — delayed or shut in by bad weather
weather-chart |ˈweðə tʃɑːrt| — a weather map
weather-forecast |ˈweðəˈfɔːkɑːst| — A prediction of future weather, often for a specific locality, in a newspaper or on the radio or television.
weather-map |ˈweðə mæp| — a map that shows the analysis of meteorological quantities at various levels of the atmosphere
weather-vane |ˈweðə veɪn| — (countable) A mechanical device rotating around one axis and attached to an elevated object such as a roof for showing the direction of the wind.
weather-wise |ˈweðəwaɪz| — (domain) With respect to the weather.
weatherboard |ˈweðərbɔːrd| — a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
weathercock |ˈweðərkɑːk| — weathervane with a vane in the form of a rooster
weathered |ˈweðəd| — worn by exposure to the weather
weatherglass |ˈweðərˌɡlæs| — a simple barometer for indicating changes in atmospheric pressure
weathering |ˈweðərɪŋ| — (geology) Mechanical or chemical breaking down of rocks in situ by weather or other causes.
weatherman |ˈweðərmæn| — predicts the weather
weatherproof |ˈweðərpruːf| — make resistant to bad weather
weatherstrip |ˈweðəstrɪp| — a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
weave |wiːv| — pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
weaver |ˈwiːvər| — a craftsman who weaves cloth
weaving |ˈwiːvɪŋ| — creating fabric
weazen |ˈwiːzən| — Thin; sharp; withered; wizened.
weazened |ˈwiːznd| — wrinkled and withered
web |web| — an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
web-toed |ˈweb təʊd| — having feet with webbed toes
webbed |webd| — having open interstices or resembling a web
webbing |ˈwebɪŋ| — something forming a web (as between the toes of birds)
webcam |ˈwebkæm| — a digital camera designed to take digital photographs and transmit them over the internet
website |ˈwebsaɪt| — a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web
wed |wed| — the fourth day of the week; the third working day
wedded |ˈwedəd| — having been taken in marriage
wedding |ˈwedɪŋ| — the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
wedding-breakfast |ˈwedɪŋˌbrekfəst| — the main celebratory meal held after a marriage ceremony (so-called because of pre-1887 English law which required that weddings be performed before noon)
wedding-cake |ˈwedɪŋ keɪk| — (idiomatic) Extremely ornate
wedding-dress |ˈwedɪŋdres| — The clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony, in Western culture traditionally white with a long train.
wedding-ring |ˈwedɪŋ rɪŋ| — One of a pair or rings exchanged by bride and groom in a wedding ceremony; symbolizes continuous fidelity.
wedge |wedʒ| — any shape that is triangular in cross section
wedged |ˈwedʒd| — wedged or packed in together
wedgies |ˈwedʒɪz| — plural form of wedgie
Wedgwood |ˈweˌdʒwʊd| — English potter (1730-1795)
wedlock |ˈwedlɑːk| — the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
Wednesday |ˈwenzdeɪ| — the fourth day of the week; the third working day
wee |wiː| — a short time
wee-wee |ˈwiː wiː| — eliminate urine
weed |wiːd| — any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
weed out |ˈwiːd ˈaʊt| — remove unwanted elements
weedy |ˈwiːdɪ| — being very thin
week |wiːk| — any period of seven consecutive days
week-end |ˈwiːˌkend| — (dated) Alternative spelling of weekend.
weekday |ˈwiːkdeɪ| — any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)
weekend |ˈwiːkend| — a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday
weekender |ˌwiːkˈendər| — someone who vacations on a weekend
weekly |ˈwiːklɪ| — a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
ween |ˈwiːn| — (obsolete) Doubt; conjecture.
weenie |ˈwiːnɪ| — a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
weeny |ˈwiːnɪ| — (used informally) very small
weep |wiːp| — shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
weeper |ˈwiːpər| — a person who weeps
weepers — plural form of weeper
weeping |ˈwiːpɪŋ| — the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
weepy |ˈwiːpɪ| — liable to weep easily
weevil |ˈwiːvl| — any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
weevilly |ˈwiːvɪlɪ| — Alternative form of weevily.
weft |weft| — the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving
weigh |weɪ| — have a certain weight
weigh down |ˈweɪ ˈdaʊn| — be oppressive or disheartening to
weigh on |ˈweɪ ɑːn| — be oppressive or disheartening to
weigh-in |ˈweɪɪn| — The process of determining a competitor's body weight prior to an event, especially to ensure it is within the weight restrictions.
weighbridge |ˈweɪbrɪdʒ| — platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc
weighed |ˈweɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of weigh
weigher |ˈweɪə| — an official who weighs and records the weight
weighing |ˈweɪɪŋ| — careful consideration
weighing-machine |ˈweɪɪŋ məʃiːn| — a mechanical device, often coin-operated, for determining the weight of an object or person
weighman — A person whose occupation is weighing goods.
weight |weɪt| — the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
weight down |ˈweɪt ˈdaʊn| — weight down with a load
weight-lifter |ˈweɪˌtlɪftər| — Alternative spelling of weightlifter.
weight-lifting |ˈweɪˌtlɪftɪŋ| — Alternative form of weightlifting.
weighted |ˈweɪtɪd| — made heavy or weighted down with weariness
weightiest |ˈweɪtɪɪst| — superlative form of weighty: most weighty
weighting |ˈweɪtɪŋ| — (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
weightless |ˈweɪtləs| — having little or no weight or apparent gravitational pull; light
weightlessness |ˈweɪtləsnəs| — the property of being comparatively small in weight
weightlifter |ˈweɪˌtlɪftər| — an athlete who lifts barbells
weightlifting |ˈweɪtlɪftɪŋ| — bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
weighty |ˈweɪtɪ| — powerfully persuasive
weir |wɪr| — a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
weird |wɪrd| — fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
weirdie |ˈwɪədɪ| — someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
weirdness |ˈwɪrdnəs| — strikingly out of the ordinary
weirdo |ˈwɪrdəʊ| — someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
weirdy |ˈwiːrdiː| — someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
weisenheimer — an upstart who makes conceited, sardonic, insolent comments
welch |ˈweltʃ| — cheat by avoiding payment of a gambling debt
welcome |ˈwelkəm| — the state of being welcome
welcoming |ˈwelkəmɪŋ| — very cordial
weld |weld| — European mignonette cultivated as a source of yellow dye; naturalized in North America
welder |ˈweldər| — joins pieces of metal by welding them together
welding |ˈweldɪŋ| — fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure
welfare |ˈwelfer| — governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
welkin |ˈwelkɪn| — the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
well |wel| — a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
well-advised |ˌwel ədˈvaɪzd| — having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel
well-appointed |ˌwel əˈpɔɪntɪd| — having a full array of suitable equipment or furnishings
well-balanced |wel ˈbælənst| — in an optimal state of balance or equilibrium
well-behaved |ˌwel bɪˈheɪvd| — (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
well-being |wel ˈbiːɪŋ| — a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
well-born |ˈwel bɔːrn| — Of aristocratic or high-ranking birth
well-bred |ˈwel bred| — of good upbringing
well-built |ˈwelˈbɪlt| — Constructed in a pleasing or sound manner.
well-conducted |ˌwel kənˈdʌktɪd| — characterized by good organization and control
well-connected |ˌwel kəˈnektɪd| — connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position
well-defined |ˈweldɪˈfaɪnd| — having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
well-disposed |ˌwel dɪsˈpəʊzd| — inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
well-doing |ˈwel duːɪŋ| — The practice of doing good; virtuousness, good conduct.
well-done |ˈwelˈdʌn| — (meat) cooked until there is no pink meat left inside
well-earned |ˈwelˈɜːnd| — deserved
well-educated |ˈwelˈedjuːkeɪtɪd| — highly educated; having extensive information or understanding
well-endowed — (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
well-favored — pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
well-favoured |wel ˈfeɪvəd| — pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
well-fed |ˈwelˈfed| — properly nourished
well-found |ˈwel faʊnd| — having a full array of suitable equipment or furnishings
well-founded |wel ˈfaʊndɪd| — based on sound reasoning or evidence
well-groomed |wel ˈɡruːmd| — having tasteful clothing and being scrupulously neat
well-grounded |wel ˈɡraʊndɪd| — logically valid
well-heeled |wel ˈhɪəld| — in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
well-informed |ˌwel ɪnˈfɔːrmd| — possessing sound knowledge
well-intentioned |ˌwel ɪnˈtenʃənd| — marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
well-knit |ˈwel nɪt| — strongly and firmly constructed
well-known |ˈwel nəʊn| — widely or fully known
well-lined |wel ˈlaɪnd| — full of money
well-made |ˈwelˈmeɪd| — skillfully constructed
well-mannered |ˈwelˈmænəd| — of good upbringing
well-marked |ˈwel mɑːrkt| — clearly indicated
well-meaning |ˈwel miːnɪŋ| — not unfriendly or threatening
well-meant |ˈwel ment| — marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results
well-nigh |ˈwel naɪ| — (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
well-off |ˈwelˈɒf| — in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
well-oiled |ˈwelˈɔɪld| — (idiomatic) efficient, efficiently run
well-ordered |ˈwelˈɔːdəd| — ordered well
well-proportioned |ˈwelprəˈpɔːʃənd| — of pleasing proportions
well-qualified — more than adequately qualified
well-read |ˈwel red| — well informed or deeply versed through reading
well-rounded |wel ˈraʊndɪd| — many-sided
well-set |ˈwel set| — strongly and firmly constructed
well-spoken |ˈwel spəʊkən| — speaking or spoken fittingly or pleasingly
well-thought-of |ˈwelˈθɔːtɒv| — receiving deferential regard
well-timed |wel ˈtaɪmd| — at an opportune time
well-to-do |ˌwel tə ˈduː| — in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
well-tried |wel ˈtraɪd| — tested and proved useful or correct
well-trodden |ˈwelˈtrɒdn| — Describing a route or path that is frequently used.
well-turned |wel ˈtɜːnd| — of a pleasing shape
well-wisher |ˈwel wɪʃər| — someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
well-wishing |ˈwelˈwɪʃɪŋ| — an expression of good will from one person to another
well-worn |ˈwel wɔːrn| — showing signs of much wear or use
wellhead |ˈwelˌhed| — the source of water for a well
Wellingtons |ˈwelɪŋtənz| — plural form of wellington
wellness |ˈwelnəs| — a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
wellspring |ˈwelsprɪŋ| — the source of water for a well
welsh |welʃ| — a native or resident of Wales
Welshman |ˈwelʃmən| — a native or resident of Wales
welt |welt| — a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
welter |ˈweltər| — a confused multitude of things
welter-weight |ˈweltəˌrwet| — (boxing) between lightweight and middleweight
welterweight |ˈweltərweɪt| — a weight of 28 pounds; sometimes imposed as a handicap in a horse race (such as a steeplechase)
wen |wen| — a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
wench |wentʃ| — informal terms for a (young) woman
wend |wend| — direct one's course or way
went |went| — Simple past tense of go.
wept |wept| — Simple past tense and past participle of weep.
were |wər| — Second-person singular simple past tense indicative of be.
werewolf |ˈwerwʊlf| — a monster able to change appearance from human to wolf and back again
werwolf |ˈwiːrˌwʊlf| — Alternative spelling of werewolf.
west |west| — the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
wester |ˈwestər| — wind that blows from west to east
westering |ˈwestərɪŋ| — (especially of heavenly bodies, particularly the sun) Moving westward, near the west.
westerlies — plural form of westerly
westerly |ˈwestərlɪ| — the winds from the west that occur in the temperate zones of the Earth
western |ˈwestərn| — a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
westerner |ˈwestərnər| — an inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.
westernize |ˈwestərnaɪz| — make western in character
westernized |ˈwestərˌnaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of westernize
westernmost |ˈwestənməʊst| — farthest to the west
westing |ˈwestɪŋ| — A distance west of a datum line on a map or chart
westward |ˈwestwərd| — the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
westwardly — Blowing from the west (of wind).
westwards |ˈwestwərdz| — toward the west
wet |wet| — wetness caused by water
wet-blanket |ˈwetˈblæŋkɪt| — (idiomatic) A person who takes the fun out of a situation or activity, as by pessimism, demands, dullness, etc.
wet-nurse |ˈwet nərs| — a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
wetback |ˈwetbæk| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
wether |ˈweðə| — male sheep especially a castrated one
wetland |ˈwetlənd| — a low area where the land is saturated with water
wetness |ˈwetnəs| — the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
wetting |ˈwetɪŋ| — the act of making something wet