1. a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes

    Synonyms : charlatan
    Type Of : trickster, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, beguiler


  1. dignified manner or conduct

    Synonyms : bearing, comportment, presence
    Type Of : manner, personal manner


  1. spread manure, as for fertilization

    Synonyms : muck
    Type Of : scatter, spread, spread out
  2. any animal or plant material used to fertilize land especially animal excreta usually with litter material

    Type Of : organic, organic fertiliser, organic fertilizer


  1. in a mutual or shared manner

    Synonyms : reciprocally
    Examples :
    • the agreement was mutually satisfactory


  1. capable of being modified in form or character or strength (especially by making less extreme)

    Antonyms : unmodifiable
    Examples :
    • the rhythm of physiological time is not modifiable except by interference with certain fundamental processes


  1. having or exerting a malignant influence

    Synonyms : evil, malevolent, malign
    Examples :
    • a malefic force


  1. treat with excessive indulgence

    Synonyms : baby, cocker, coddle, cosset, featherbed, indulge, pamper, spoil
    Type Of : do by, handle, treat
    Examples :
    • Let's not mollycoddle our students!
  2. a pampered darling; an effeminate man

    Type Of : darling, dearie, deary, ducky, favorite, favourite, pet


  1. two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

    Type Of : two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect


  1. the time between one event, process, or period and another

    Synonyms : interim, lag, meantime
    Type Of : interval, time interval
    Examples :
    • meanwhile the socialists are running the government
  2. during the intervening time

    Synonyms : in the meantime, meantime
    Examples :
    • meanwhile I will not think about the problem


  1. full of or showing high-spirited merriment

    Synonyms : gay, jocund, jolly, jovial, merry
    Examples :
    • a mirthful laugh
  2. arousing or provoking laughter

    Synonyms : amusing, comic, comical, funny, laughable, risible
    Examples :
    • a mirthful experience