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Meanings of Gilly:

noun

A gillyflower; especially (in later use) a wallflower.

Gillyflower

ˈdʒɪlɪˌflaʊə

Meanings of Gillyflower:

noun

Any of a number of fragrant flowers, such as the wallflower or white stock.

Usage examples:

Finally, and very much later, gilliflower became a name for flowers such as the white stock and the…

Meanings of Gillygaupus:

noun

A foolish or silly person, a simpleton; a person who is lanky, awkward, or stares stupidly.

adjective

Foolish, stupid, awkward.

Meanings of Gilpy:

noun

A young girl, especially a lively, bold, or forward one.

adjective

Especially of a girl: lively, bold; forward.

Meanings of Gilravage:

noun

Noisy or drunken merrymaking; boisterous play; commotion, confusion.

verb

To eat or drink to excess; to indulge in noisy or drunken merrymaking or feasting; to cause a disturbance or uproar; to cavort.

Meanings of Gilravager:

noun

Noisy or drunken merrymaking; boisterous play; commotion, confusion.

verb

To eat or drink to excess; to indulge in noisy or drunken merrymaking or feasting; to cause a disturbance or uproar; to cavort.

Gilsonite

ˈɡɪlsənʌɪt

Meanings of Gilsonite:

noun

A very pure, shiny, brittle black form of asphalt, used in making inks, paints, and varnishes.

Usage examples:

In the 1990s the state led the nation in beryllium and gilsonite production.

Gilt

ɡɪlt

Meanings of Gilt:

adjective

Covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint.

Usage examples:

With the look of genuine horror he relates how some people even made a living burning old gilt fram…
noun

Gold leaf or gold paint applied in a thin layer to a surface.

Usage examples:

Follow the application instructions for your choice of finish, paint or gilt.

Meanings of Gilten:

adjective

Gilden.

Meanings of Gilthead:

noun

Any of several marine fishes having golden markings on the head; especially a bream of the mediterranean and north-east atlantic, sparus aurata.

Meanings of Giltheads:

noun

Any of several marine fishes having golden markings on the head; especially a bream of the mediterranean and north-east atlantic, sparus aurata.

Meanings of Gimbal:

noun

A device for keeping an instrument such as a compass or chronometer horizontal in a moving vessel or aircraft, typically consisting of rings pivoted at right angles.

Usage examples:

These were a ship's chronometer - a big one in a box, suspended with gimbals like a ship's compass …

Gimbals

ˈdʒɪmb(ə)l

Meanings of Gimbals:

noun

A device for keeping an instrument such as a compass or chronometer horizontal in a moving vessel or aircraft, typically consisting of rings pivoted at right angles.

Usage examples:

These were a ship's chronometer - a big one in a box, suspended with gimbals like a ship's compass …

Gimcracks

ˈdʒɪmkrak

Meanings of Gimcracks:

noun

A cheap and showy ornament; a knick-knack.

Usage examples:

There's nothing you can do to change the little ones' minds about the gewgaws and gimcracks they ex…
adjective

Showy but cheap or badly made.

Usage examples:

Plastic gimcrack cookware

Meanings of Gimlet:

noun

A small t-shaped tool with a screw tip for boring holes.

Usage examples:

The three small lead weights, a long chalk line reel, and two ash handles thought to be gimlets (sm…

Meanings of Gimlet-eyed:

idiom

To look at things very carefully and not miss anything

Gimlets

ˈɡɪm.lət

Meanings of Gimlets:

noun

A small t-shaped tool with a screw tip for boring holes.

Usage examples:

The three small lead weights, a long chalk line reel, and two ash handles thought to be gimlets (sm…

Meanings of Gimme:

contraction

Give me (not acceptable in standard use).

Usage examples:

Just gimme the damn thing
noun

A thing that is very easy to perform or obtain, especially in a game or sport.

Usage examples:

The kick would hardly be a gimme in that wind

Gimmer

ˈɡɪmə

Meanings of Gimmer:

noun

A ewe between its first and second shearing.

Usage examples:

However, in the end we managed to sell nearly 800 gimmers and 250 ewes which helped a little.

Meanings of Gimmick:

noun

A trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or trade.

Usage examples:

It is not so much a programme to improve services as a gimmick to gain votes
verb

Alter or augment with an extra device or feature.

Usage examples:

It was using software that had been specially gimmicked to allow for easier surveillance

Meanings of Gimmicked:

verb

Alter or augment with an extra device or feature.

Usage examples:

It was using software that had been specially gimmicked to allow for easier surveillance

Gimmicking

ˈɡɪmɪk

Meanings of Gimmicking:

verb

Alter or augment with an extra device or feature.

Usage examples:

It was using software that had been specially gimmicked to allow for easier surveillance

Gimmickry

ˈɡɪm.ɪ.kri

Meanings of Gimmickry:

noun

Gimmicks collectively; the use of gimmicks.

Usage examples:

It does what it says it does, with no design gimmickry

Meanings of Gimmicks:

noun

A trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or trade.

Usage examples:

It is not so much a programme to improve services as a gimmick to gain votes
verb

Alter or augment with an extra device or feature.

Usage examples:

It was using software that had been specially gimmicked to allow for easier surveillance

Meanings of Gimmicky:

adjective

(of a trick or device) intended to attract attention, publicity, or trade.

Usage examples:

Gimmicky 3d effects

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