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lacy Tweet Definition of lacy Like Definition of lacy on Facebook
adjective (lacier, laciest)
  1. Made of lace or decorated with it.
lingerie
  1. Looking like lace.
     
Lance Tweet Definition of Lance Like Definition of Lance on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A surname.
  2. (given name, male), pet form of Lancelot or transferred use of the surname; by folk etymology associated with a lance.
     
Lane Tweet Definition of Lane Like Definition of Lane on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A male given name.
     
Larry Tweet Definition of Larry Like Definition of Larry on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) derived from Laurence.
     
Lars Tweet Definition of Lars Like Definition of Lars on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) , Scandinavian equivalent of Laurence occasionally used in English.
     
Laura Tweet Definition of Laura Like Definition of Laura on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
     
Lauren Tweet Definition of Lauren Like Definition of Lauren on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female); a variant of Laura or a modern feminine form of Lawrence.
  2. (given name, male), a rare spelling variant of Loren.
     
Lawrence Tweet Definition of Lawrence Like Definition of Lawrence on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male), a spelling variant of Laurence.
     
Leah Tweet Definition of Leah Like Definition of Leah on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (biblical) Elder daughter of Laban, sister to Rachel, and first wife of Jacob.
  2. A feminine given name.
     
Lee Tweet Definition of Lee Like Definition of Lee on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English topographic surname for someone who lived near a meadow
  2. A surname of Chinese origin, a variant of Li (See: æ).
  3. (given name, male) derived from the surname,or a nickname for names such as Leo and Leroy
  4. (given name, female) popular in conjoined names such as Lee Ann or Mary Lee.
  5. Various place names
  6. A river in Co. Cork, Ireland.
     
leigh Tweet Definition of leigh Like Definition of leigh on Facebook
noun 
  1. meadow, Meadow.
     
Lena Tweet Definition of Lena Like Definition of Lena on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), from the Scandinavian, German and Russian pet form of Helena and Magdalena.
  2. Lena River, flowing 2,734 miles from the Baikal Mountains of Siberia to the Arctic Ocean.
     
Leonard Tweet Definition of Leonard Like Definition of Leonard on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, ). Diminutives: Len, Lenny.
     
Leopold Tweet Definition of Leopold Like Definition of Leopold on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A male given name of Germanic origin
  2. Any of several Kings of the Belgians
     
Leslie Tweet Definition of Leslie Like Definition of Leslie on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A Scottish surname meaning "garden of hollies".
  2. A male or female given name derived from the surname.
     
Levi Tweet Definition of Levi Like Definition of Levi on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (biblical) Third son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Levi; the tribe from which priests were selected.
  3. A male given name.
  4. A surname
     
levy Tweet Definition of levy Like Definition of levy on Facebook
noun (pl. levies)
  1. The act of levying
  2. The tax, property or people so levied
verb (lev, i, ed)
  1. To impose a tax or fine, to collect monies due, or to confiscate property
  2. To draft someone into military service
  3. To wage war
     
Lewis Tweet Definition of Lewis Like Definition of Lewis on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) of Norman origin, the English form of Louis.
  2. An English surname derived from the given name
  3. A Welsh surname; anglicized form of Llewellyn
  4. The Isle of Lewis, Scotland.
  5. The title given to a partially apprenticed Freemason who is normally the Master or Son of a practicing Freemason; One practising or learning the degrees of Freemasonary after introduction to the degrees and before full induction or before becoming a Worshipful Brother.
     
lila Tweet Definition of lila Like Definition of lila on Facebook
noun 
  1. (plural of, ilium) (Compare ilea)
     
Lily Tweet Definition of Lily Like Definition of Lily on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female) derived from the flower and also seen as a variant of Lillian; used since the nineteenth century and currently returning to favor.
     
Lin Tweet Definition of Lin Like Definition of Lin on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. a surname of Chinese origin (see: æ)
     
Lincoln Tweet Definition of Lincoln Like Definition of Lincoln on Facebook
proper noun (Lincolns)
  1. A placename, originally in Lincolnshire, England.
  2. An English surname.
  3. w:Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States during the Civil War.
  4. (given name, male) of American usage, originally in honor of Abraham Lincoln.
  5. A brand of American automobile.
  6. An English breed of sheep.
  7. A county in many U.S. states.
  8. (colloquial, US) A five-dollar bill.
    • 1989, Albert William Gray, Size, page 117
    • :A Jackson, a , three singles. He was seven bucks short, ".
    • 2006, EminemsRevenge?, Jew Girl, page 181
    • : " not only winning the hand, but also collecting a five dollar per player bonus. ". Jonah yelled to Fred, who crumpled up a and tossed it toward him.
     
Linda Tweet Definition of Linda Like Definition of Linda on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female); very popular in the U.S. around 1950.
     
Lionel Tweet Definition of Lionel Like Definition of Lionel on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) of mostly British usage.
     
Lisa Tweet Definition of Lisa Like Definition of Lisa on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), a diminutive of Elisabeth; popular as a full name in the latter half of the twentieth century.
     
Liz Tweet Definition of Liz Like Definition of Liz on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female, ) A diminutive of the female given name Elizabeth.
     
Lizzy Tweet Definition of Lizzy Like Definition of Lizzy on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A female given name, diminutive of Elizabeth
     
Lloyd Tweet Definition of Lloyd Like Definition of Lloyd on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A Welsh surname; a nickname for someone with gray hair
  2. A male given name derived from the surname
     
Logan Tweet Definition of Logan Like Definition of Logan on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male) derived from a Scottish surname "logan".
     
Lolita Tweet Definition of Lolita Like Definition of Lolita on Facebook
noun 
  1. A young girl who is sexually alluring.
  2. An attractive or precocious young girl.
proper noun 
  1. The name of a controversial novel written by Vladimir Nabokov.
  2. Any of the films based off Nabokov's novel.
  3. A female given name.
  4. The nickname Humbert Humbert gives his young love, Dolores Haze, in Nabokov's novel Lolita.
  5. Diminutive form of female given names Dolores, Charlotte and Lola
  6. Fashion from Japan
     
Lorena Tweet Definition of Lorena Like Definition of Lorena on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A female given name, derived from Lauren
     
Lorraine Tweet Definition of Lorraine Like Definition of Lorraine on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A région of France.
  2. (given name, female) from the French place name, associated with Laura by folk etymology
     
lotta Tweet Definition of lotta Like Definition of lotta on Facebook
noun 
  1. lot of
There's a big lotta sheep in the field
     
Lou Tweet Definition of Lou Like Definition of Lou on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), diminutive of Louisa and Louise, mostly used as a middle name
     
Louis Tweet Definition of Louis Like Definition of Louis on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, , ).
     
Louise Tweet Definition of Louise Like Definition of Louise on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female, , ), the French feminine form of Louis, used in English since the seventeenth century.
     
Lovell Tweet Definition of Lovell Like Definition of Lovell on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An English surname, originally a nickname from the Norman French for wolf
     
Lucas Tweet Definition of Lucas Like Definition of Lucas on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male)
  2. An English surname
  3. Any of several place names
     
Lucia Tweet Definition of Lucia Like Definition of Lucia on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female, from Italian)
     
Lucian Tweet Definition of Lucian Like Definition of Lucian on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A sophist who was of Syrian origin.
     
Lucius Tweet Definition of Lucius Like Definition of Lucius on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, from Latin, ) a old male Roman given name deriving from lux, light
     
Luke Tweet Definition of Luke Like Definition of Luke on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male)
  2. (biblical character) w:Luke the Evangelist, Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian ( Col.4:14.etc) credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke.
(book of the Bible, Gospel of Luke)
  1. (biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
     
Lulu Tweet Definition of Lulu Like Definition of Lulu on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female), a pet form of Louisa
     
Lydia Tweet Definition of Lydia Like Definition of Lydia on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, female).
     
Lynn Tweet Definition of Lynn Like Definition of Lynn on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. A surname
  2. (given name, male) usually appearing as a middle name
  3. (given name, female), most popular as a middle name
     

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