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Wainscots

ˈweɪnskət

Meanings of Wainscots:

noun

An area of wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls of a room.

Usage examples:

A pine staircase leads up to the bedrooms, the largest of which has a red deal floor as well as a t…
verb

Line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling.

Usage examples:

The interior was to be wainscotted to a height of 4 feet

Meanings of Wainscotted:

verb

Line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling.

Usage examples:

The interior was to be wainscotted to a height of 4 feet
noun

An area of wooden panelling on the lower part of the walls of a room.

Usage examples:

A pine staircase leads up to the bedrooms, the largest of which has a red deal floor as well as a t…
adjective

(of the lower part of a wall in a room) covered in an area of flat, rectangular pieces of wood or another material

Usage examples:

The wall behind the desk and platform is wainscoted in carved oak., here king james iv slept in "a …

Meanings of Wainscotting:

verb

Line (a room or wall) with wooden panelling.

Usage examples:

The interior was to be wainscotted to a height of 4 feet
noun

Wooden panelling that lines the lower part of the walls of a room.

Meanings of Wainwright:

noun

A wagon-builder.

Usage examples:

Manufactured by the studebaker brothers or any of a dozen other wainwrights specializing in buildin…

Wainwrights

ˈweɪnrʌɪt

Meanings of Wainwrights:

noun

A wagon-builder.

Usage examples:

Manufactured by the studebaker brothers or any of a dozen other wainwrights specializing in buildin…

Waist

weɪst

Meanings of Waist:

noun

The part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips, often narrower than the areas above and below.

Usage examples:

He put an arm around her waist

Waistbands

ˈweɪst.bænd

Meanings of Waistbands:

noun

A strip of cloth forming the waist of a garment such as a skirt or a pair of trousers.

Usage examples:

Korbin stood up from his sitting position and hooked a thumb on the waistband of his jeans.

Waistcoat

ˈweɪs.kəʊt

Meanings of Waistcoat:

noun

A close-fitting waist-length garment, typically having no sleeves or collar and buttoning down the front, worn especially by men over a shirt and under a jacket.

Usage examples:

The shirt and the leather waistcoat i'm wearing are what i had on when the crash happened.

Waistcoats

ˈweɪs.kəʊt

Meanings of Waistcoats:

noun

A close-fitting waist-length garment, typically having no sleeves or collar and buttoning down the front, worn especially by men over a shirt and under a jacket.

Usage examples:

The shirt and the leather waistcoat i'm wearing are what i had on when the crash happened.

Waisted

ˈweɪs.tɪd

Meanings of Waisted:

adjective

Having a particular type of waist

Usage examples:

High/low waisted jeans, a thick waisted middle-aged man, the coats were old-fashioned in cut, waist…

Waistline

ˈweɪs(t)lʌɪn

Meanings of Waistline:

noun

The measurement around a person's body at the waist.

Usage examples:

Eliminating inches from the waistline

Waistlines

ˈweɪst.laɪn

Meanings of Waistlines:

noun

The measurement around a person's body at the waist.

Usage examples:

Eliminating inches from the waistline

Waists

weɪst

Meanings of Waists:

noun

The part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips, often narrower than the areas above and below.

Usage examples:

He put an arm around her waist

Wait

weɪt

Meanings of Wait:

verb

Stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event.

Usage examples:

I rang the bell and waited
noun

A period of waiting.

Usage examples:

We had a long wait

Meanings of Wait behind:

phrasal verb

To stay in a place after all the other people have left

Usage examples:

The teacher made us wait behind after class.

Meanings of Wait for:

phrasal verb

To be expecting someone or something and be prepared to deal with him, her, or it

Usage examples:

When the thieves left the building, the police were waiting for them.

Wait in

weɪt

Meanings of Wait in:

phrase

Watching for an enemy or potential victim and preparing to attack them.

Usage examples:

He decided to lie in wait for the thief
phrasal verb

To stay at home because you are expecting someone or something to arrive, or someone to phone you

Usage examples:

Wait in for i waited in for the plumber all morning, but he didn't turn up.

Wait on

weɪt

Meanings of Wait on:

idiom

Work for or be a servant to

phrasal verb

Serve food or drink to someone in a restaurant, cafe, bar, etc.

Usage examples:

She was the waitress who usually waited on him at the cafe

Meanings of Wait out:

phrasal verb

Wait until a particular, typically unpleasant, event or period is over.

Usage examples:

The weather was so severe he decided to anchor and wait out the storm
idiom

To wait and do nothing until something happens or ends

Usage examples:

We’d better wait out the storm before we start out on our trip.

Wait up

weɪt

Meanings of Wait up:

phrasal verb

Not go to bed until someone arrives or something happens.

Usage examples:

I'll be back late. don't wait up for me

Meanings of Wait up!:

phrasal verb

Not go to bed until someone arrives or something happens.

Usage examples:

I'll be back late. don't wait up for me

Meanings of Wait-about:

phrasal verb

To stay in a place and do nothing while you wait for someone to arrive or something to happen

Usage examples:

We spent the whole day waiting around for something exciting to happen, but nothing did.

Meanings of Wait-around:

phrasal verb

To stay in a place and do nothing while you wait for someone to arrive or something to happen

Usage examples:

We spent the whole day waiting around for something exciting to happen, but nothing did.

Meanings of Wait-for:

phrasal verb

To be expecting someone or something and be prepared to deal with him, her, or it

Usage examples:

When the thieves left the building, the police were waiting for them., an envelope was waiting for …

Wait-list

ˈweɪt ˌlɪst

Meanings of Wait-list:

noun

→  waiting list

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