1. offensively bold

    Synonyms : cheeky, nervy
    Examples :
    • a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club


  1. (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness

    Synonyms : reinforced
    Examples :
    • the built liquid detergents


  1. the top edge of a vessel or other container

    Synonyms : lip, rim
    Type Of : edge
  2. a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

    Type Of : projection
  3. be completely full

    Type Of : feature, have
    Examples :
    • His eyes brimmed with tears
  4. fill as much as possible

    Type Of : make full, fill, fill up
    Examples :
    • brim a cup to good fellowship


  1. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

    Synonyms : mottle, streak
    Type Of : color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize
  2. an irregularly shaped spot

    Synonyms : splodge, splotch
    Type Of : blot, daub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot


  1. the property of holding together and retaining its shape

    Synonyms : consistence, consistency, substance
    Type Of : property
    Examples :
    • wool has more body than rayon
  2. a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

    Synonyms : soundbox
    Type Of : cavity resonator, resonator, resonating chamber
  3. invest with or as with a body; give body to

    Synonyms : personify
    Type Of : be, personify, embody
  4. the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

    Synonyms : organic structure
    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  5. the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    Synonyms : torso, trunk
    Type Of : body part
  6. a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

    Synonyms : dead body
    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • they found the body in the lake
  7. a collection of particulars considered as a system

    Type Of : scheme, system
    Examples :
    • a body of law
    • a body of doctrine
    • a body of precedents
  8. a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

    Type Of : social group
    Examples :
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body
  9. an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects

    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • heavenly body
  10. the central message of a communication

    Type Of : subject matter, content, message, substance
    Examples :
    • the body of the message was short
  11. the external structure of a vehicle

    Type Of : construction, structure
    Examples :
    • the body of the car was badly rusted
  12. the main mass of a thing

    Type Of : mass


  1. a hiker who wears a backpack

    Synonyms : packer
    Type Of : hiker, tramp, tramper


  1. ride a bicycle

    Synonyms : bicycle, cycle, pedal, wheel
    Type Of : ride
  2. a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame

    Synonyms : motorcycle
    Type Of : motor vehicle, automotive vehicle
  3. a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

    Synonyms : bicycle, cycle, wheel
    Type Of : wheeled vehicle


  1. a light grayish yellow to near white

    Synonyms : blond
    Type Of : spectral colour, spectral color, chromatic color, chromatic colour
  2. a person with fair skin and hair

    Synonyms : blond
    Type Of : someone, individual, mortal, person, somebody, soul
  3. being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes

    Synonyms : blond, light-haired

bottle gourd

  1. Old World climbing plant with hard-shelled bottle-shaped gourds as fruits

    Synonyms : calabash, lagenaria siceraria
    Type Of : gourd, gourd vine


  1. the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source

    Synonyms : adoption
    Type Of : appropriation
    Examples :
    • the borrowing of ancient motifs was very apparent
  2. obtaining funds from a lender

    Type Of : transaction, dealing, dealings