- (informal) Short form of banana, the fruit.
- (slang) A fool.
- You look a right dressed up like that.
adjective (narrow, er)
- To reduce in width or extent; to contract.
- having a small width; not wide; slim; slender; having opposite edges or sides that are close, especially by comparison to length or depth.
- a hallway
- (figuratively) restrictive, Restrictive; without flexibility or latitude.
- a interpretation
- The tongue or pole of a cart or other vehicle drawn by two animals.
- To trap a ship (or ship and crew) in water too shallow to move from due to the smaller tidal range occurring in a period of neap tides.
adjective (neaper, neapest)
- 1770: At 8, being high water, hauld her bow close ashore, but Keept her stern afloat, because I was afraid of Neaping her, and yet it was necessary to lay the whole of her as near the ground as possible. " w:Captain James Cook, Captain James Cook, Journal During the First Voyage Round the World, entry for 22 June 1770 http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/8106
- Designating a tide which occurs just after the first and third quarters of the moon, when there is least difference between high tide and low tide.
- 1934: Little groups of sailors came swinging along and pushied their way noisily inside the gaudy joints. Sex everywhere: it was slopping over, a tide that swept the props from under the city. " Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer
noun (necessari, es)
- (context, archaic, British) bathroom, toilet, loo
- needed, required
noun (plural )
verb to nicker
- (British slang) Pound sterling.
- This coat cost me 50 nicker.
- A soft neighing sound characteristic of a horse.
- To make a soft neighing sound characteristic of a horse.
noun no-see-'um, um
- Leptoconops torrens, a small biting fly
- any biting "bug" or insect that is normally too small to see unaided.