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beginning with letter B
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verb (bastardizes, bastardizing, bastardized)
  1. To make a bastard of someone or something; to corrupt or spoil.
  2. To reduce from a higher to a lower state; to debase.
     
bather Tweet Definition of bather Like Definition of bather on Facebook
noun 
  1. One who bathes or swims.
     
bottler Tweet Definition of bottler Like Definition of bottler on Facebook
noun 
  1. A person, company, or thing who bottles, especially in bulk.
  2. Trucks that specialize in transporting bottled goods in crates.
  3. (context, British, slang) A person or group, especially a sports team, that doesn't meet expectations, particularly prone to failure when success is expected.
     
box Tweet Definition of box Like Definition of box on Facebook
noun (boxes)
  1. Any of various evergreen shrubs or trees of the genus w:Buxus, Buxus.
    • 1885: the application of woods other than for purposes for which that wood is now used would tend to lessen the demand for — Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885
verb (box, es)
  1. To place inside a box.
  2. To place a primitive value into an object (such as an int into an Integer) -- see also autoboxing.
  3. To hem in.
     

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