1. a boring person who talks a great deal about uninteresting topics

    Synonyms : gasbag
    Type Of : bore, dullard


  1. make a high-pitched, screeching noise

    Synonyms : creak, screak, screech, skreak, squeak
    Type Of : resound, make noise, noise
  2. complain whiningly

    Synonyms : grizzle, yammer, yawp
    Type Of : plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch, kick, complain
  3. talk in a tearful manner

    Synonyms : snivel
    Type Of : verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, speak, talk
  4. a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

    Synonyms : whimper
    Type Of : complaint
  5. move with a whining sound

    Type Of : travel, move, locomote, go


  1. the basic unit of money in North Korea

    Synonyms : north korean won
    Type Of : north korean monetary unit
  2. the basic unit of money in South Korea

    Synonyms : south korean won
    Type Of : south korean monetary unit
  3. not subject to defeat

    Antonyms : lost
    Examples :
    • with that move it's a won game


  1. very drunk

    Synonyms : besotted, blind drunk, blotto, cockeyed, crocked, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight
  2. producing or secreting milk

    Synonyms : lactating
    Antonyms : dry
    Examples :
    • a wet nurse
    • a wet cow
  3. wetness caused by water

    Synonyms : moisture
    Type Of : wetness
    Examples :
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window
  4. cause to become wet

    Antonyms : dry
    Type Of : modify, alter, change
  5. consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor

    Examples :
    • a wet cargo
    • a wet canteen
  6. covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

    Antonyms : dry
    Examples :
    • a wet bathing suit
    • wet sidewalks
    • wet weather
  7. make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating

    Type Of : spend a penny, make, make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piddle, piss, puddle, relieve oneself, take a leak, urinate, wee, wee-wee
    Examples :
    • This eight year old boy still wets his bed
  8. containing moisture or volatile components

    Antonyms : dry
    Examples :
    • wet paint
  9. supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages

    Antonyms : dry
    Examples :
    • a wet candidate running on a wet platform
    • a wet county


  1. a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)

    Synonyms : blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, new york minute, split second, trice, twinkling
    Type Of : bit, minute, mo, moment, second
  2. keep back by blinking

    Synonyms : blink, blink away
    Type Of : restrain, hold back, keep, keep back
  3. gleam or glow intermittently

    Synonyms : blink, flash, twinkle, winkle
    Type Of : radiate
  4. briefly shut the eyes

    Synonyms : blink, nictate, nictitate
    Type Of : act involuntarily, act reflexively
  5. a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly

    Synonyms : blink, blinking, eye blink, nictation, nictitation, winking
    Type Of : inborn reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, unconditioned reflex, reflex response
  6. closing one eye quickly as a signal

    Type Of : facial expression, facial gesture
  7. signal by winking

    Type Of : motion, gesture, gesticulate
    Examples :
    • She winked at him


  1. spend the winter

    Synonyms : overwinter
    Type Of : pass, spend
    Examples :
    • We wintered on the Riviera
    • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island
  2. the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox

    Synonyms : wintertime
    Type Of : season, time of year


  1. something that causes feelings of wonder

    Synonyms : marvel
    Type Of : occurrence, natural event, happening, occurrent
    Examples :
    • the wonders of modern science
  2. have a wish or desire to know something

    Synonyms : enquire, inquire
    Type Of : question, query
    Examples :
    • He wondered who had built this beautiful church
  3. be amazed at

    Synonyms : marvel
    Type Of : react, respond
  4. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

    Synonyms : admiration, wonderment
    Type Of : amazement, astonishment
  5. a state in which you want to learn more about something

    Synonyms : curiosity
    Type Of : cognitive state, state of mind
  6. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

    Synonyms : question
    Type Of : think over, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, chew over, contemplate, excogitate
    Examples :
    • I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
    • she wondered whether it would snow tonight


  1. morally reprehensible

    Synonyms : despicable, slimy, ugly, unworthy, vile, wretched
  2. lacking in usefulness or value

    Antonyms : valuable
    Examples :
    • a worthless idler


  1. signal with the hands or nod

    Synonyms : beckon
    Type Of : motion, gesture, gesticulate
    Examples :
    • She waved to her friends
    • He waved his hand hospitably
  2. move or swing back and forth

    Synonyms : brandish, flourish
    Type Of : displace, move
    Examples :
    • She waved her gun
  3. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth

    Synonyms : undulation
    Type Of : movement, motion
  4. an undulating curve

    Synonyms : undulation
    Type Of : curved shape, curve
  5. one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

    Synonyms : moving ridge
    Type Of : movement, motion
  6. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

    Synonyms : flap, roll, undulate
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • the waves rolled towards the beach
  7. twist or roll into coils or ringlets

    Synonyms : curl
    Type Of : twist
  8. the act of signaling by a movement of the hand

    Synonyms : wafture, waving
    Type Of : motion, gesture
  9. a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair

    Type Of : hairdo, hairstyle, coif, coiffure, hair style
  10. a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch

    Type Of : adult female, woman, reservist
  11. a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon

    Type Of : motility, motion, move, movement
    Examples :
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves
  12. a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)

    Type Of : conditions, atmospheric condition, weather condition, weather
    Examples :
    • a heat wave
  13. set waves in

    Type Of : coif, coiffure, do, dress, set, arrange, coiffe
    Examples :
    • she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair
  14. something that rises rapidly

    Type Of : rise
    Examples :
    • a wave of emotion swept over him
    • there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed
    • a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right


  1. the force of workers available

    Synonyms : hands, manpower, men, work force
    Type Of : force, personnel