Definition: (adjective) Lacking adult maturity or experience; immature. Synonyms: unfledged. Usage: Although he is 25, he still behaves like a callow youth in some ways. ..
Definition: (adjective) Bulky of body; portly. Synonyms: rotund. Usage: In his later years, the once-svelte cat took on a more corpulent frame as his mobility ..
Definition: (noun) Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others. Synonyms: designation, denomination. Usage: When the ..
Definition: (adjective) Excessively or hypocritically pious. Synonyms: holier-than-thou, pharisaic, sanctimonious, pietistic. Usage: My self-righteous neighbor Mary makes herself out to be a paragon of virtue ..
Definition: (adjective) Practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages. Synonyms: dry. Usage: I happen to be teetotal, so I will forgo the wine being served with ..
Definition: (noun) A small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off). Synonyms: piece, scrap, fragment, part, particle, snatch, shred. Usage: She ..
Definition: (verb) Spin, wind, or twist together. Synonyms: intertwine. Usage: Thanks to her naval training, Megan was able to enlace the threads and form a ..
The Oxford English Dictionary has been updated to include some Nigerian words and expressions. In the Oxford English Dictionary’s January update, 29 Nigerian words were ..
Definition: (noun) Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage. Synonyms: hoax, put-on, humbug, fraudulence. Usage: Even the most intelligent among us ..
A file photo of commercial motorcycles now known as ‘okada’ in the latest edition of OED. Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has introduced 29 Nigerian ..