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mikado Tweet Definition of mikado Like Definition of mikado on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, literary) an emperor of Japan.
The mikados of Japan are its emperors.
  1. a game in which wooden sticks have to be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining sticks
     
mixed Tweet Definition of mixed Like Definition of mixed on Facebook
verb 
  1. (past of, mix)
adjective 
  1. Having two or more separate aspects.
I get a very feeling from this painting.
  1. Not completely pure.
My joy was somewhat when my girlfriend said she was pregnant; it's a lot of responsibility.
  1. Including both men and women.
The tennis match was with a male and a female on each side.
''My son attends a school, unlike my daughter, who goes to the local all-girl grammar school.
     
mogul Tweet Definition of mogul Like Definition of mogul on Facebook
noun 
  1. a rich or powerful person; a magnate
  2. a hump or bump on a skiing piste
     
motive power Tweet Definition of motive power Like Definition of motive power on Facebook
noun 
  1. The power that enables something to move; also used in a figurative sense.
    • "Using electricity as motive power for railroads will do away with fuel trains, tenders, coal handling, water, and all that."
     
mountain Tweet Definition of mountain Like Definition of mountain on Facebook
noun 
  1. A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land.
  2. A large amount.
There's still a of work to do.
     
mule Tweet Definition of mule Like Definition of mule on Facebook
noun 
  1. A generally sterile hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.
  2. (informal) A stubborn person.
  3. (slang) A person paid to smuggle drugs.
  4. A woman's shoe that has no fitting or strap around the heel
     

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