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Sump

sʌmp

Meanings of Sump:

noun

A pit or hollow in which liquid collects, especially one in the floor of a mine or cave.

Usage examples:

The firm also claimed that each skip had four drainage holes to allow waste liquid to drain into a …

Meanings of Sumper:

noun

A hole made in or near the bottom of a shaft during its sinking; a blasting charge creating such a hole.

Sumph

sʌmf

Meanings of Sumph:

noun

A stupid or clumsy person.

Usage examples:

In a world of gamaleeries and hinkum sneevies, of muckle sumphs and mowdieworts, we salute you noo,…

Meanings of Sumphish:

adjective

Of a person: slow-witted, stupid; foolish.

Meanings of Sumphy:

adjective

(of a person) slow-witted, stupid; foolish.

Meanings of Sumpit:

noun

In borneo and surrounding islands: a blowpipe; = sumpitan .

Meanings of Sumpitan:

noun

A long blowpipe made from a hollowed cane, used as a traditional weapon by indigenous peoples of borneo and surrounding islands.

Meanings of Sumps:

noun

A pit or hollow in which liquid collects, especially one in the floor of a mine or cave.

Usage examples:

The firm also claimed that each skip had four drainage holes to allow waste liquid to drain into a …

Meanings of Sumpsimus:

noun

A correct expression, notion, or custom which replaces one that is incorrect but popular or traditional. contrasted with mumpsimus.

Meanings of Sumpter:

noun

A pack animal.

Usage examples:

A sumpter mule

Meanings of Sumpters:

noun

A pack animal.

Usage examples:

A sumpter mule

Meanings of Sumptuary:

adjective

Relating to or denoting laws that limit private expenditure on food and personal items.

Usage examples:

I call for legislating a mandatory sumptuary code strictly limiting persons licensed to wear them.

Meanings of Sumptuous:

adjective

Splendid and expensive-looking.

Usage examples:

The banquet was a sumptuous, luxurious meal

Meanings of Sumptuously:

adverb

In a way that is impressive and seems expensive

Usage examples:

Sumptuously decorated rooms

Meanings of Sumpture:

noun

The condition or quality of being sumptuous; sumptuousness.

Meanings of Sums:

noun

A particular amount of money.

Usage examples:

They could not afford such a sum
verb

Find the sum of (two or more amounts).

Usage examples:

If we sum these equations we obtain x

Meanings of Sun:

noun

The star round which the earth orbits.

Usage examples:

The sun shone from a cloudless sky
verb

Sit or lie in the sun.

Usage examples:

Buzz could see clare sunning herself on the terrace below
abbreviation

Sunday.

Sun-baked

ˈsʌn.beɪkt

Meanings of Sun-baked:

adjective

An area of land or a place that is sun-baked is very dry and obviously receives a lot of sun

Usage examples:

We strolled along the sun-baked streets of naples.

Meanings of Sun-deck:

noun

A part of a ship or a flat area next to or on the roof of a house where you can sit and enjoy the sun

Meanings of Sun-oneself:

noun

The star around which the earth moves and that provides light and heat for the earth

Usage examples:

The sun is the center of our solar system., sit in the sun where it’s a lot warmer., [ t ] all morn…

Sun-worshipper

ˈsʌnˌwɜː.ʃɪp.ər

Meanings of Sun-worshipper:

noun

Someone who enjoys lying in the sun

Meanings of Sunback:

adjective

(of a garment) having a low-cut back.

noun

A low-cut back of a garment (now somewhat rare).

Sunbake

ˈsʌnbeɪk

Meanings of Sunbake:

verb

Sunbathe.

Usage examples:

On kangaroo island you'll talk to wallabies and cuddle koalas, sunbake with seals on the pristine b…

Sunbaked

ˈsʌnbeɪk

Meanings of Sunbaked:

adjective

(especially of the ground) dry and hard from exposure to the sun's heat.

Usage examples:

Many of the swamps turn to hard sun-baked mud during the dry season
verb

Sunbathe.

Usage examples:

On kangaroo island you'll talk to wallabies and cuddle koalas, sunbake with seals on the pristine b…

Sunbath

ˈsʌn.bɑːθ

Meanings of Sunbath:

noun

A period of sunbathing.

Usage examples:

An upstairs deck on which you could take a sunbath

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