A bundle of sticks, twigs, or small branches of trees bound together.
(context, slang, chiefly, US) A (male) homosexual.
NATO code name for the Soviet w:Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG?-15, MiG?-15 fighter aircraft.
Old English nomenclature for a bassoon. (rfv-sense)
A Middle-Eastern food in the form of balls made from chickpeas and other ingredients. Often served in a roll.
(Australia, regional) A falafel roll.
(uncountable) A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities with little regard to regularity or method; compare sarcasm
(countable) A motion picture or play featuring this style of humor.
The that we saw last night had us laughing and shaking our heads at the same time.
(uncountable) A situation abounding with ludicrous incidents
The first month of labor negotiations was a .
(uncountable) A ridiculous or empty show
The political arena is a mere , with all sorts of fools trying to grab power.
A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.
made from, or rich in starch or flour
having a floury texture; grainy
A variety of curd cheese made from sheep"s or goat"s milk and originating from Greece.
Long, flat ribbons of pasta, cut from a rolled-out sheet; identical in form to tagliatelle.
A collection of papers collated and archived together.
In computers, an aggregation of data on a storage device.
verb (fil, ing)
(transitive) To commit official papers to some office
(transitive) To place in an archive in a logical place and order
(transitive) To store a file (1) on a storage medium such as a disc or another computer.
A narrow strip of ribbon, material or meat.
The full amount which a person can eat and/or drink.
Don't feed him anymore, he's had his fill.
Anything that is used to fill something.
The contents of a pie, etc.
(context, dentistry) A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.
(present participle of, fill)
Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
(alternative spelling of, phyllo)
Food that can be eaten with one's hands, as opposed to requiring utensils; often appetizers and snacks.
He didn't serve a full lunch or dinner at the party, but there was plenty of to munch.
fish and chips
A meal of fish fry, fried in batter and served with chips (fried potatoes), popular in the United Kingdom.
(alternative spelling of, fishcake)
(alternative spelling of, fish-knife)
A kitchen utensil used to turn foodstuffs in a frying pan. Commonly, burgers and omelettes.
Would you pass me that , please; I'm making a mess trying to turn this omelette.
noun (pluralfish sticks)
A rectangular finger of fish coated in breadcrumbs that is cooked by frying or grilling.
alternative spelling of flambé
type of custard dessert, popular in Spanish-speaking countries
(numismatics) a flat metal disk used to strike coins
Sven ordered a stack of flapjacks with maple syrup, two strips of bacon, and an egg, sunny side up.
any of various kinds of unleavened bread
a French cold dessert consisting of an "island" of meringue, made of egg whites and sugar, floating in a "sea" of custard.
of, or relating to Florence in Italy
cooked or served with spinach
(martial arts) using two weapons, in the same manner as the slang term "monkey".
ground or milled grain or cereal.
powder of other material, e.g., wood flour produced by sanding wood.
To apply flour to (something); to cover with flour.
empty or meaningless talk
deceptive or blustering speech; bullshit
1940:Rex Stout, Over My Dead Body - "Pfui! This is !"
custard; any of several bland, gelatinous foodstuffs made from strained oatmeal and flour
The fattened liver of goose, geese or ducks, used for gourmet cooking.
a pale yellow cheese from Valle d'Aosta in Italy
A type of hollow snack, common in Westernized Chinese food, containing a message on a narrow strip of paper.
(context, Computing): A quote-of-the-day feature (especially on
One of the Franks, a Germanic federation that inhabited parts of what are now France, the Low Countries and Germany.
(given name, male) originally derived from the medieval tribal name, revived in the nineteenth century and now considered as a diminutive of Francis .
One who is from Frankfurt, Germany.
Liqueur poured over shaved ice.
(context, New England) Thick milkshake containing ice cream.
a container or room used to store food or other perishable items at temperatures below 273 Kelvin.
dessication, Dessication caused by keeping in a freezer too long.
A Romance language spoken primarily in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec and many former French colonies.
(context, preceded by the and plural in form) The people of France collectively.
The and the English have often been at war.
(informal) vulgar, Vulgar language.
Pardon my .
verb (French, es)
(transitive) To prepare food by cutting it into strips.
(transitive) To kiss (another person) while inserting one"s tongue into the his or her mouth.
(intransitive) To kiss in this manner.
Of or relating to France.
the border with Italy
Of or relating to the French people.
Of or relating to the French language.
food prepared by dipping bread into egg batter and frying.
usage note: not inherently capitalized. This use of french has lost its connection to the country France.
: I'd like syrup on my french toast.
meat or poultry cut into small pieces, stewed or fried and served in its own gravy.
(past of, fry)
cooked by frying
(colloquial) (context, of computer equipment) broken as a result of excessive heat or an electrical surge
looks like your motherboard is
a form of omelette in which vegetables, cheese etc are mixed into the eggs and cooked together
A dish made by deep-frying food coated in batter.
(intransitive) (often withaboutoraround) To occupy oneself idly or without clear purpose, to tinker with an unimportant part of a project, to dally, sometimes as a form of procrastination.
I was supposed to do work, but I frittered around all afternoon.
He can't figure out how to finish the paper he's writing, so he's resorted to frittering with the fonts.
A cover of minute ice crystals on objects that are exposed to the air. Some of these are tree branches, plant stems, leaves, wires, poles, vehicles, rooftops, or aircraft skin. Frost is the same process by which dew is formed except that the temperature of the frosted object is below freezing. Frost can be light or heavy.
1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 47.
: It is more probable, in almost every country of Europe, that there will be sometime in January, than that the weather will continue open throughout that whole month ;
The cold weather that would cause frost as in (1) to form.
To coat something (eg a cake) with white icing to resemble frost
To anger or annoy
I think the boss's decision frosted him, a bit.
to have frost present; frosty
Eiswein is made from grapes.
to appear to have frost
She installed windows since there is a clear view of her bathroom from her neighbor's bedroom.
:...anyhow, even the cake didn't keep very well. I tried it, and it dried up, 'specially the . I reckon the time to take and good times is while they are going; so I want to see all I can now while I'm here.
A layer of frost.
Present participle of to frost.
(past participle of, freeze)
The mammoth was shortly after death.
The state of that which freezes; in ice form.
The mammoth has been for ten thousand years.
I just stood as the robber pointed at me with his gun.''
A cake containing dried fruits and, optionally, nuts, citrus peel and spice.
(slang) A crazy or eccentric person.
(context, slang, pejorative) A male homosexual.
(usually in pluralfries) (mainly Canada and US) A fried potato.
(context, Ireland, UK) A meal of fried sausages, bacon, eggs, etc.
A container for frying food.
A young chicken suitable for frying; a pullet
(uncountable) A type of very sweet candy or confection. Often used in the US synonymously with chocolate fudge.
Have you tried the vanilla ? It's delicious!
A deliberately misleading or vague answer; a less than perfect decision or solution.
verb (fudg, ed)
(intransitive) To try to avoid giving a direct answer; to waffle or equivocate.
When I asked them if they had been at the party, they fudged.
To alter something from its true state, as to hide a flaw or uncertainty. Always deliberate, but not necessarily dishonest or immoral.
The results of the experiment looked impressive, but it turned out the numbers had been fudged.
I had to the lighting to get the color to look good.
The act of melting or to liquify something by heating it
The merge, merging of similar or different elements into a union
(physics) A nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the concomitant release of energy
Music that blends disparate genres; especially types of jazz
A style of cooking that combines ingredients and techniques from different countries or cultures