1. a native or inhabitant of Great Britain

    Synonyms : brit, britisher
    Type Of : european
  2. an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions

    Type Of : kelt, celt
  3. characteristic of or associated with the Britons


  1. derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin

    Synonyms : mongrel
    Type Of : variation
    Examples :
    • the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic
  2. insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous

    Synonyms : asshole, cocksucker, dickhead, mother fucker, motherfucker, prick, shit, sob, son of a bitch, whoreson
    Type Of : unpleasant person, disagreeable person
  3. fraudulent; having a misleading appearance

    Synonyms : bogus, fake, phoney, phony
  4. the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents

    Synonyms : by-blow, illegitimate, illegitimate child, love child, whoreson
    Type Of : issue, progeny, offspring


  1. a car that is old and unreliable

    Synonyms : heap, jalopy
    Type Of : car, motorcar, automobile, auto, dysphemism, machine
    Examples :
    • the fenders had fallen off that old bus
  2. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    Synonyms : autobus, charabanc, coach, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle
    Type Of : public transport
    Examples :
    • he always rode the bus to work
  3. the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar

    Synonyms : bus topology
    Type Of : topology, network topology
  4. an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits

    Synonyms : busbar
    Type Of : conductor
    Examples :
    • the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system
  5. remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

    Type Of : take away, take out
  6. ride in a bus

    Type Of : ride
  7. send or move around by bus

    Type Of : transport
    Examples :
    • The children were bussed to school


  1. the property of something weightless and insubstantial

    Synonyms : airiness
    Type Of : weightlessness, lightness
  2. irrepressible liveliness and good spirit

    Synonyms : irrepressibility
    Type Of : liveliness, life, spirit, sprightliness
    Examples :
    • I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor
  3. cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface

    Synonyms : perkiness
    Type Of : blitheness, cheerfulness
  4. the tendency to float in water or other liquid

    Type Of : tendency, inclination


  1. lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting

    Synonyms : flat
    Examples :
    • a bland little drama
  2. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication

    Synonyms : politic, smooth, suave
  3. lacking taste or flavor or tang

    Synonyms : flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid
    Examples :
    • a bland diet


  1. a person who has religious faith

    Synonyms : worshiper, worshipper
    Type Of : religious person
  2. a supporter who accepts something as true

    Synonyms : truster
    Type Of : admirer, supporter, protagonist, booster, champion, friend


  1. any of the larger branches of a tree

    Type Of : limb, tree branch


  1. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party

    Synonyms : booze-up, carousal, carouse, toot
    Type Of : revel, revelry
  2. a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter

    Synonyms : breaking ball, curve, curve ball
    Type Of : delivery, pitch
  3. a tool for bending

    Type Of : tool
    Examples :
    • he used pliers as a bender


  1. having two feet

    Synonyms : bipedal, two-footed
    Antonyms : quadruped
  2. an animal with two feet

    Type Of : beast, fauna, animate being, animal, brute, creature


  1. a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table

    Synonyms : pantryman
    Type Of : manservant
  2. English poet (1612-1680)

    Synonyms : samuel butler
  3. English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)

    Synonyms : samuel butler