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Leathering

ˈlɛðə

Meanings of Leathering:

noun

A punishment in which someone is hit repeatedly.

Usage examples:

Go, before you get a leathering
verb

Beat or thrash (someone).

Usage examples:

He caught me and leathered me black and blue

Meanings of Leatherleaf:

noun

A low-growing evergreen shrub of the heather family, found in north temperate regions.

Meanings of Leatherlike:

adjective

Resembling leather in texture or appearance.

Usage examples:

Leather-like skin

Meanings of Leathern:

adjective

Made of leather.

Usage examples:

Leathern braces

Leatherneck

ˈlɛðənɛk

Meanings of Leatherneck:

noun

A marine.

Usage examples:

Two planes undershot their target and eight leathernecks were wounded

Meanings of Leathernecks:

noun

A marine.

Usage examples:

Two planes undershot their target and eight leathernecks were wounded

Leathers

ˈʃæm.i

Meanings of Leathers:

noun

A material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process.

Usage examples:

A leather jacket
verb

Short for stirrup leather.

Leatherwood

ˈlɛðəwʊd

Meanings of Leatherwood:

noun

An evergreen american shrub or small tree with tough, flexible bark.

Usage examples:

Following his initial studies, bill began an experiment to test the hypothesis that low temperature…

Leathery

ˈleð.ər.i

Meanings of Leathery:

adjective

Having a tough, hard texture like leather.

Usage examples:

Brown, leathery skin

Leave

liːv

Meanings of Leave:

verb

Go away from.

Usage examples:

She left london on june 6
noun

(in snooker, croquet, and other games) the position in which a player leaves the balls for the next player.

Meanings of Leave alone:

idiom

Leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking

phrasal verb

To not annoy, change, or touch someone or something

Usage examples:

The federal reserve is leaving interest rates alone., this little girl won't leave uncle steve alon…

Meanings of Leave behind:

idiom

Depart and not take along

phrasal verb

Go away from a place without taking someone or something.

Usage examples:

We had not left any of our belongings behind

Meanings of Leave me alone:

phrasal verb

To not annoy, change, or touch someone or something

Usage examples:

The federal reserve is leaving interest rates alone., this little girl won't leave uncle steve alon…

Meanings of Leave no stone unturned:

idiom

Search thoroughly and exhaustively

phrase

Try every possible course of action in order to achieve something.

Usage examples:

They have left no stone unturned to achieve this end.

Meanings of Leave off:

idiom

Prevent from being included or considered or accepted

phrasal verb

Discontinue an activity.

Usage examples:

He resumed the other story at the point where the previous author had left off

Meanings of Leave on:

idiom

To have an effect that changes someone or something, usually in a bad way

Usage examples:

The experience had left its mark on her.

Meanings of Leave out:

idiom

Leave undone or leave out

phrasal verb

Fail to include someone or something.

Usage examples:

It seemed unkind to leave daisy out, so she was invited too

Meanings of Leave someone in the lurch:

phrase

Leave someone abruptly and without assistance or support when they are in a difficult situation.

Usage examples:

He left you in the lurch when you needed him most
idiom

To not do for someone what you had promised you would do

Usage examples:

He said he would help with the rent, but he left me in the lurch.

Meanings of Leave-cold:

idiom

To not make someone feel interested or excited

Usage examples:

The band's songs left me cold.

Meanings of Leave-for:

phrasal verb

To give someone the responsibility for dealing with something

Usage examples:

I've left the paperwork for you.

Meanings of Leave-high-and-dry:

idiom

To leave someone in a difficult situation without any help

Usage examples:

We were left high and dry without any money or credit cards.

Meanings of Leave-in-the-lurch:

idiom

To not do for someone what you had promised you would do

Usage examples:

He said he would help with the rent, but he left me in the lurch.

Meanings of Leave-of-absence:

noun

A permitted period of time away from work

Meanings of Leave-open:

idiom

To stop competing with someone, making it possible for them to succeed

Usage examples:

John decided not to apply for the job, which left the field open for emma.

Meanings of Leave-out-in-the-cold:

idiom

To not allow someone to become part of a group or an activity

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