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Ulster Tweet Definition of Ulster Like Definition of Ulster on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (context, geographical) The northern province of Ireland, comprising of six Northern Irish counties and three counties in the Republic of Ireland.
  2. (context, political) Alternate name used for the six counties that make up Northern Ireland.
adjective
  1. Relating to, or originating from Ulster.
an Fry
underclothes Tweet Definition of underclothes Like Definition of underclothes on Facebook
noun
  1. clothes worn next to the skin and underneath outer clothing
undergarment Tweet Definition of undergarment Like Definition of undergarment on Facebook
noun
  1. Any garment worn underneath others, especially one worn next to the skin; an item of underwear.
underpants Tweet Definition of underpants Like Definition of underpants on Facebook
noun (pluralia tantum)
  1. underwear, clothing covering the lower genitalia.
undershirt Tweet Definition of undershirt Like Definition of undershirt on Facebook
noun
  1. an upper undergarment with no collar, and with short or no sleeves, worn next to the skin under a shirt; a singlet or (British) a vest
underskirt Tweet Definition of underskirt Like Definition of underskirt on Facebook
noun
  1. a skirt worn underneath another skirt; a petticoat
  2. an under layer of a multi-layer gown over which outer skirts are draped
undersleeve Tweet Definition of undersleeve Like Definition of undersleeve on Facebook
noun
  1. a sleeve, worn underneath another, and visible through slashes or near the hand
underwear Tweet Definition of underwear Like Definition of underwear on Facebook
noun
  1. clothes worn next to the skin, underneath outer clothing.
underwire Tweet Definition of underwire Like Definition of underwire on Facebook
noun
  1. a semicircular wire placed in a bra to support the breasts
  2. a bra that includes such wires
undies Tweet Definition of undies Like Definition of undies on Facebook
noun (pluralonly)
  1. (context, pluralia tantum, informal) underwear, especially for females.
undress Tweet Definition of undress Like Definition of undress on Facebook
verb (undress, es)
  1. (intransitive) to remove one"s clothing
  2. (transitive) to remove somebody"s clothing
undressed Tweet Definition of undressed Like Definition of undressed on Facebook
adjective
  1. having partially or completed removed one's clothes
  2. (of a wall etc) of which the surface has not been dressed (prepared)
union suit Tweet Definition of union suit Like Definition of union suit on Facebook
noun
  1. one-piece underwear, usually long, combining drawers and long-sleeved, button-front undershirt in a single garment, with a flap in the seat that can be opened for defecation.
unseam Tweet Definition of unseam Like Definition of unseam on Facebook
verbto unseam
  1. To open the seam or seams of; to rip; to cut; to cut open.
uplift Tweet Definition of uplift Like Definition of uplift on Facebook
noun
  1. the act of being uplifted
  2. the result of being uplifted
  3. (geology) a tectonic upheaval, especially one that takes place in the process of mountain building
  4. a brassiere that raises the breasts
adjective
  1. lifted up
upper Tweet Definition of upper Like Definition of upper on Facebook
noun
  1. What is higher.
As the restless sleeper here, I'll take the lower berth. You take the .
  1. The piece of leather etc. that forms the part of a shoe above the sole.
  2. A stimulant such as Amphetamine that increases energy and decreases appetite.
adjective
  1. At a higher level, rank or position
  2. Situated on higher ground, further inland, or more northerly.
  3. (Archaeology and Geology) of a later division of some period
  4. (Politics) In a bicameral system, the generally smaller and less representative house.
  5. (Upper school) A secundary school. For pupils aged about 14 upward
upsweep Tweet Definition of upsweep Like Definition of upsweep on Facebook
noun
  1. an upward sweep or curve
upswept Tweet Definition of upswept Like Definition of upswept on Facebook
adjective
  1. curved or swept upwards

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