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The-hoi-polloi

ˌhɔɪ pəˈlɔɪ

Meanings of The-hoi-polloi:

noun

Ordinary people

Usage examples:

Anthony will be in the vip lounge where he doesn't have to mix with the hoi polloi.

Meanings of The-horrors:

phrase

Things that are very shocking or frightening

Usage examples:

The population now faces the horrors of starvation., nuclear war is one of the horrors that the mod…

Meanings of The-hots:

idiom

To be very sexually attracted to someone

Usage examples:

She's got the hots for this guy in her office.

The-human-race

ˌhjuː.mən ˈreɪs

Meanings of The-human-race:

noun

All people

Usage examples:

This is the biggest health problem that faces the human race.

Meanings of The-humanities:

plural noun

Literature, language, history, philosophy, and other subjects that are not a science, or the study of these subjects

The-hunted

ˈhʌn.tɪd

Meanings of The-hunted:

adjective

Looking frightened and worried

Usage examples:

Hunted look carla always has such a hunted look.

Meanings of The-i:

idiom

If someone is acting the big i am, or giving it the big i am, they are behaving as if they are very important

Usage examples:

He was always giving it the big i am with his little gang.

The-identical

aɪˈden.tɪ.kəl

Meanings of The-identical:

adjective

Exactly the same, or very similar

Usage examples:

The test is identical to the one you took last year., the two sisters dressed identically.

Meanings of The-in-thing:

idiom

Extremely easy

Usage examples:

Making bread is the easiest thing in the world.

Meanings of The-inferno:

noun

A very large uncontrolled fire

Usage examples:

A raging inferno, the building was an inferno by the time the fire service arrived.

The-infirm

ɪnˈfɜːm

Meanings of The-infirm:

adjective

Physically or mentally weak, esp. because of old age or illness

The-instant

ˈɪn.stənt

Meanings of The-instant:

noun

A very short moment of time, or a particular point in time

Usage examples:

At that instant, someone knocked on the door., call me the instant you get home (= as soon as you g…
adjective

Happening immediately, without any delay

Usage examples:

This type of bank account gives you instant access to your money., following a need for instant res…

Meanings of The-intelligent:

adjective

Showing intelligence, or the ability to understand and learn well

Usage examples:

A highly intelligent woman, she writes intelligently about the life of mary baker eddy.

Meanings of The-jewel-in-the-crown:

noun

→  crown jewel

The-jit

ˌdʒeɪ.aɪˈtiː

Meanings of The-jit:

adjective

→  just in time

Meanings of The-jitters:

idiom

To make someone nervous or frightened

Usage examples:

Come away from that cliff edge! you're giving me the jitters!

The-judiciary

dʒuːˈdɪʃ.ər.i

Meanings of The-judiciary:

noun

The part of a country’s government that is responsible for its legal system and that consists of all the judges in its courts of law

Meanings of The-jumps:

verb

To push yourself off the ground and into the air using your legs and feet

Usage examples:

[ i ] the kids were jumping up and down with excitement., [ i ] the cats jumped up onto the table.,…

Meanings of The-kiss-of-death:

idiom

Something that will cause something else to fail

Usage examples:

The show’s bad ratings were the kiss of death for his acting career.

Meanings of The-ladies:

phrase

A women's toilet in a public place or building such as a hotel or restaurant

Usage examples:

I'm just going to the ladies., is there a ladies on this floor?, we spent a lot of time in the ladi…

Meanings of The-lamb-of-god:

idiom

In the christian religion, a name for christ

Meanings of The-landscape:

idiom

Something such as an ugly building that spoils a pleasant view

Meanings of The-lash:

idiom

To be severely criticized

Usage examples:

The sales team came under the lash for poor results.

The-latest

ˈleɪ.tɪst

Meanings of The-latest:

adjective

Newest, most recent, or most modern

Usage examples:

Did you see her latest movie?, have you heard the latest about celine and michael?

The-life

ˈhaɪ ˌlaɪf

Meanings of The-life:

noun

An exciting way of living in which rich and successful people enjoy themselves by spending a lot of time and money in fashionable places

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