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dinky

  • noun a small locomotive
    dinkey.
  • adjective satellite small and insignificant
    • we stayed in a dinky old hotel

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ducky

  • noun a special loved one
    favourite; deary; favorite; pet; dearie; darling.

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spoffish

Earnest and active in matters of no moment; bustling. Colloq. Eng. Dickens.

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dumpy

  • adjective resembling a garbage dump
  • adjective satellite short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
    squat; squatty; low-set; chunky; stumpy.
    • some people seem born to be square and chunky
    • a dumpy little dumpling of a woman
    • dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears
    • a little church with a squat tower
    • a squatty red smokestack
    • a stumpy ungainly figure

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circumstantiations

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spunky

  • adjective satellite showing courage
    feisty; plucky.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger
  • adjective satellite willing to face danger
    gritty; mettlesome; gamy; spirited; game; gamey.

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sleighers

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piddly

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titchy

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toerag

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weeny

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; teensy; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny; teeny-weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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galliardise

Excessive gayety; merriment. Obs.
The mirth and galliardise of company. Sir. T. Browne.

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scrubby

  • adjective satellite sparsely covered with stunted trees or vegetation and underbrush
    scrabbly.
    • open scrubby woods
  • adjective satellite inferior in size or quality
    stunted; scrawny.
    • scrawny cattle
    • scrubby cut-over pine
    • old stunted thorn trees

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frolicker

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squeaky

  • adjective satellite having or making a high-pitched sound such as that made by a mouse or a rusty hinge
    screechy; screaky; squeaking; squealing.

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puisny

Puisne; younger; inferior; petty; unskilled. R.
A puisny tilter, that spurs his horse but on one side. Shak.

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weasel

  • noun a person who is regarded as treacherous or sneaky
  • noun small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck

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twirp

  • noun someone who is regarded as contemptible
    twit; twerp.
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    tweet.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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dandy

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    yawl.

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pennoncelle

  • noun a small pennant borne on a lance
    penoncel; pennoncel.

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shrimpy

  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of inferior size
    puny; runty.

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maximins

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teensy

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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rugrat

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pert

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; saucy; irreverent.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner

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paunchy

  • adjective satellite having a large belly
    potbellied; abdominous.

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nifty

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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sensorium

  • noun the areas of the brain that process and register incoming sensory information and make possible the conscious awareness of the world

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mangy

  • adjective satellite having many worn or threadbare spots in the nap
    mangey.
    • a mangy carpet
    • a mangy old fur coat

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amazedness

The state of being amazed, or confounded with fear, surprise, or wonder. Bp. Hall.

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wretched

  • adjective satellite of very poor quality or condition
    miserable; execrable; deplorable; woeful.
    • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
    • woeful treatment of the accused
    • woeful errors of judgment
  • adjective satellite characterized by physical misery
    miserable.
    • a wet miserable weekend
    • spent a wretched night on the floor

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wearish

Weak; withered; shrunk. Obs. "A wearish hand." Ford.
A little, wearish old man, very melancholy by nature. Burton.

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crud

  • noun heavy wet snow that is unsuitable for skiing
  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    filth; skank.

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teeny

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; teensy; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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twirp

  • noun someone who is regarded as contemptible
    twit; twerp.
  • verb make a weak, chirping sound
    tweet.
    • the small bird was tweeting in the tree

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nuggety

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squirmer

  • noun one who can't stay still (especially a child)
    wiggler; wriggler.
    • the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

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weensy

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; teensy; itty-bitty; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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popedom

The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity. Shak.

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plucky

  • adjective marked by courage and determination in the face of difficulties or danger; robust and uninhibited; it was a gutsy thing to do"
    gutsy.
    • you have to admire her
    • the gutsy...intensity of her musical involvement"-Judith Crist
    • a gutsy red wine
  • adjective satellite showing courage
    spunky; feisty.
    • the champion is faced with a feisty challenger

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flacket

A barrel-shaped bottle; a flagon.

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snug

  • noun a small secluded room
    snuggery; cubby; cubbyhole.
  • adjective satellite offering safety; well protected or concealed
    • a snug harbor
    • a snug hideout

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yap

  • noun informal terms for the mouth
    maw; gob; trap; cakehole; hole.
  • verb bark in a high-pitched tone
    yip; yelp.
    • the puppies yelped

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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wowf

Disordered or unsettled in intellect; deranged. Scot. Sir W. Scott.

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scroungy

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britzska

A long carriage, with a calash top, so constructed as to give space for reclining at night, when used on a journey.

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chubby

  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    plump; embonpoint.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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spiffy

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper; jaunty.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat

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scrawny

  • adjective satellite being very thin
    underweight; boney; scraggy; skinny; weedy.
    • a child with skinny freckled legs
    • a long scrawny neck
  • adjective satellite inferior in size or quality
    stunted; scrubby.
    • scrawny cattle
    • scrubby cut-over pine
    • old stunted thorn trees

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oedipus

  • noun (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles
    Oedipus Rex; King Oedipus.

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cocky

  • adjective satellite overly self-confident or self-assertive
    • a very cocky young man

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wattlebird

(Zoöl.) Any one of several species of honey eaters belonging to Anthochæra and allied genera of the family Meliphagidæ. These birds usually have a large and conspicuous wattle of naked skin hanging down below each ear. They are natives of Australia and adjacent islands. ✍ The best-known species (Anthochæra carunculata) has the upper parts grayish brown, with a white stripe on each feather, and the wing and tail quills dark brown or blackish, tipped with withe. Its wattles, in life, are light blood-red. Called also wattled crow, wattled bee-eater, wattled honey eater. Another species (A. inauris) is streaked with black, gray, and white, and its long wattles are white, tipped with orange. The bush wattlebirds, belonging to the genus Anellobia, are closely related, but lack conspicuous wattles. The most common species (A. mellivora) is dark brown, finely streaked with white. Called also goruck creeper.

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ferrety

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cheeky

  • adjective satellite offensively bold
    brash; nervy.
    • a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club
    • a nervy thing to say

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finnicky

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pudgy

  • adjective satellite short and plump
    podgy; dumpy; roly-poly; tubby.

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cut

  • noun a share of the profits
    • everyone got a cut of the earnings
  • noun (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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dogy

  • noun motherless calf in a range herd of cattle
    dogie; leppy.

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grubby

  • noun small sculpin of the coast of New England
    Myxocephalus aenaeus.
  • adjective infested with grubs

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twerp

  • noun someone who is regarded as contemptible
    twit; twirp.

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bratty

  • adjective satellite (used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly
    brattish.

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yappers

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grotty

  • adjective satellite very unpleasant or offensive
    • a grotty little play

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timorsome

Easily frightened; timorous. Written also timersome. Scot. Sir W. Scott.

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piffling

  • adjective satellite (informal) small and of little importance
    little; petty; footling; niggling; trivial; piddling; fiddling; picayune; lilliputian.
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; gabble; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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saucy

  • adjective satellite characterized by a lightly pert and exuberant quality
    impertinent; irreverent; pert.
    • a certain irreverent gaiety and ease of manner
  • adjective satellite improperly forward or bold
    impudent; wise; overbold; impertinent; fresh; sassy; smart.
    • don't be fresh with me
    • impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup
    • an impudent boy given to insulting strangers
    • Don't get wise with me!

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squall

  • noun sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
  • verb make high-pitched, whiney noises
    wawl; waul.

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runty

  • adjective satellite well below average height
    sawed-off; sawn-off; pint-sized; pint-size.
  • adjective satellite (used especially of persons) of inferior size
    shrimpy; puny.

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fuzzballs

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tinkly

  • adjective satellite like the short high ringing sound of a small bell
    tinkling.
    • sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal

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tike

  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; tyke; barbarian; peasant; churl.
  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster

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mingy

  • adjective satellite (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
    tight; miserly; mean.
    • a mean person
    • he left a miserly tip

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chirp

  • noun a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  • verb make high-pitched sounds
    cheep; peep; chirrup.
    • the birds were chirping in the bushes

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squirmy

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snuffly

  • adjective satellite liable to sniffle
    snuffling; sniffly.

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zoosperm

(Biol.) One of the spermatic particles; spermatozoid.

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poky

  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
    slammer; pokey; gaol; jail; jailhouse; clink.
  • adjective satellite wasting time
    dilatory; laggard; pokey.

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teensy

  • adjective satellite (used informally) very small
    itsy-bitsy; bitty; itty-bitty; weensy; wee; teensy-weensy; teentsy; teeny; teeny-weeny; weeny; bittie.
    • a wee tot

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piggy

  • noun a young pig
    shote; piglet; shoat.
  • adjective satellite resembling swine; coarsely gluttonous or greedy
    hoggish; swinish; piggish; porcine.
    • piggish table manners
    • the piggy fat-cheeked little boy and his porcine pot-bellied father
    • swinish slavering over food

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fluffy

  • adjective satellite like down or as soft as down
    downy; flossy; downlike.

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dogie

  • noun motherless calf in a range herd of cattle
    leppy; dogy.

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fiddly

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bopeep

  • noun a game played with young children; you hide your face and suddenly reveal it as you say boo!
    peekaboo.

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twiddly

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cagey

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; clever.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite characterized by great caution and wariness
    cagy; chary.
    • a cagey avoidance of a definite answer
    • chary of the risks involved
    • a chary investor

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weazen

Thin; sharp; withered; wizened; as, a weazen face.
They were weazen and shriveled. Dickens.

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doohickey

  • noun something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known
    gubbins; gismo; thingumabob; whatchamacallit; doodad; thingumajig; widget; whatsis; thingamabob; thingummy; thingmabob; whatchamacallum; doojigger; thingamajig; gimmick; thingmajig; gizmo.
    • she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket
    • there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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josh

  • verb be silly or tease one another
    banter; chaff; jolly; kid.
    • After we relaxed, we just kidded around

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wizen

  • adjective satellite lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
    withered; shriveled; wizened; shrivelled; shrunken.
    • the old woman's shriveled skin
    • he looked shriveled and ill
    • a shrunken old man
    • a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie
    • he did well despite his withered arm
    • a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

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picaninny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
    pickaninny; piccaninny.

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squabby

  • adjective satellite short and fat
    squab.

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seether

A pot for boiling things; a boiler.
Like burnished gold the little seether shone. Dryden.

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cosy

  • noun a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    tea cosy; tea cozy; cozy.
  • adjective satellite enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
    snug; cozy.
    • a cozy nook near the fire
    • snug in bed
    • a snug little apartment

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towhead

  • noun a person with light blond hair

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pipsqueaks

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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tyke

  • noun a native of Yorkshire
  • noun a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
    Goth; boor; barbarian; peasant; churl; tike.

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cruddy

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    smutty; nasty; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes

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frowsty

  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    musty; fusty.

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chicane

  • noun a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file

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reck

To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard. Archaic
This son of mine not recking danger. Sir P. Sidney.
And may you better reck the rede Than ever did the adviser. Burns.

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chubby

  • adjective satellite sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure;
    plump; embonpoint.
    • a chubby child
    • pleasingly plump

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mewl

  • verb cry weakly or softly
    pule; whimper; wail.
    • she wailed with pain

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Collocation words for "little" are words related to "little" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "little" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "little" or by the count of syllables each word has.