1. relevant and appropriate

    Examples :
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue


  1. a style of expressing yourself in writing

    Synonyms : literary genre, writing style
    Type Of : style, expressive style
  2. an expressive style of music

    Synonyms : music genre, musical genre, musical style
    Type Of : style, expressive style, music
  3. a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique

    Type Of : fine art, art
  4. a kind of literary or artistic work

    Type Of : kind, sort, form, variety


  1. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    Synonyms : cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted
    Examples :
    • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys


  1. full of trivial conversation

    Synonyms : chatty, gabby, loquacious, talkative, talky


  1. assemble or get together

    Synonyms : collect, gather, pull together
  2. acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

    Synonyms : earn, win
    Type Of : acquire, get
  3. a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

    Synonyms : granary
    Type Of : depot, storehouse, storage, store, entrepot
  4. store grain

    Type Of : store


  1. tastelessly showy

    Synonyms : brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
    Examples :
    • garish colors


  1. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

    Synonyms : distort, falsify, warp
    Type Of : belie, misrepresent


  1. gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

    Synonyms : caper, frolic, play, romp
    Type Of : diversion, recreation
  2. play boisterously

    Synonyms : cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark, sport
    Type Of : play
    Examples :
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows


  1. a large square-rigged sailing ship with three or more masts; used by the Spanish for commerce and war from the 15th to 18th centuries

    Type Of : sailing ship, sailing vessel


  1. a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess

    Synonyms : gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman
    Type Of : eater, feeder
  2. musteline mammal of northern Eurasia

    Synonyms : gulo gulo, wolverine
    Type Of : mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal