Dictionary: NAU – NAZ


• NAUCHLE
n. 1825 Sc. – a dwarf  

• NAUCHLIE
adj. 1880 Sc. – dwarfish, stunted, ill-shaped  

• NAUCIFY
vb. 1656 obs. – to set nought by; to disesteem; to have a low opinion of; to consider worthless

• NAUFRAGATE
vb. 1686 obs. rare – to wreck

• NAUFRAGE
n. 1480 obs. – shipwreck 

• NAUFRAGED
adj. 1490 obs. rare – shipwrecked

• NAUFRAGEOUS
adj. 1694 obs. rare – in danger of shipwreck

• NAUFRAGIE
n. c1380 obs. rare – shipwreck

• NAUFRAGOUS
adj. 1615 obs. rare – causing shipwreck

• NAUFRAGUE
n. 1681 obs. rare – a shipwrecked person

• NAUGHT
adj. 1. 1536 obs. – morally bad; wicked; naughty  
adj. 2. 1550 obs. – immoral, vicious
adj. 3. 1588 – bad in condition or quality; not good for eating or drinking  
adj. 4. 1596 obs. – injurious, hurtful; unlucky
adj. 5. 1607 obs. – lost, ruined
adv. 1549 obs. – badly, wrongly
n. 1. c897 obs. – wickedness, evil, moral wrong, mischief
n. 2. c897 now arch. – nothing, nought 
n. 3. a1639 obs. – an evil or wicked thing
n. 4. 1657 – one who is bad  
vb. 1340 obs. – to destroy

• NAUGHTILY
adv. 1. 1552 obs. – wickedly, viciously
adv. 2. 1574 obs. – badly, poorly
adv. 3. 1622 obs. rare – wrongfully, dishonestly

• NAUGHTINESS
n. 1. 1541 obs. – wickedness, viciousness, depravity
n. 2. 1550 obs. – the state or condition of being bad, faulty, or defective in some respect
n. 3. 1632 sl. – lewdness
n. 4. 1641 Eng. dial. obs. – deficiency, faultiness

• NAUGHTLY
adv. 1530 obs. – naughtily

• NAUGHTON AND GOLD
n. 1961 Brit. rhyming sl. – a cold  

• NAUGHTS
n. 1. a1548 obs. rare – things of no worth or value
n. 2. 1559 obs. rare – nothing, nought

• NAUGHTY
adj. 1. 1377 obs. – having or possessing naught; poor, needy
adj. 2. 1526 obs. – bad, inferior; not up to the proper or usual standard or quality
adj. 3. 1529 obs. – of persons: morally bad, wicked
adj. 4. 1535 rare – of articles of food or drink: of bad quality, in bad condition
adj. 5. 1541 obs. rare – of weather: bad, nasty
adj. 6. 1554 obs. – inherently bad or faulty
adj. 7. 1572 obs. – bad in respect of health; unhealthy; connected with ill health
adj. 8. 1578 obs. rare – unpleasant, disagreeable
adj. 9. 1586 obs. rare – of an animal: vicious
adj. 10. 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial. – valueless, good-for-nothing, insignificant, trifling; small and contemptible in appearance  
adj. 11. 1882 euphemism – pornographic; erotic; obscene; loose
adj. 12. 1971 Brit. sl. – of antique furniture: being passed off as something better or other than it is  
n. 1. 1959 sl., chiefly Aust. & NZ – (an act of) (illicit or surreptitious) sexual intercourse
n. 2. 1984 Brit. sl. – a physical injury; hence, a disservice  
vb. 1961 sl., chiefly Aust. & NZ – to have sex

• THE NAUGHTY
n. Bk1902 sl. – the female pudendum

• NAUGHTY-BACK
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – a bad or naughty child or person; a term of general reproof; generally used to children  

• NAUGHTY-DREAM
n. 1673 sl. – a lascivious dream

• NAUGHTY-HOUSE
n. 1603 sl. – a brothel

• NAUGHTY-MAN
n. 1. 1673 sl. – a whoremonger
n. 2. 1892 Eng. dial. – the devil

• NAUGHTY NAZI SALUTE
n. 2003 Brit. sl. – the fully erect penis  

• NAUGHTY-PACK
n. 1. 1526 obs. – a person of low or worthless character
n. 2. 1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – a woman of bad character; a sexually loose woman; a prostitute; a wanton; also, a term of contempt for either sex  
n. 3. 1534 obs. – a wicked or dissolute man
n. 4. 1828 Eng. dial. – a naughty child or person  

• NAUKIE
adj. Bk1905 Sc. – asthmatic, short-winded  

• NAUKY
adj. L18 sl. – cunning, resourceful  

• NAULIZAMENT
n. 1533 obs. rare – freighting of a vessel

• NAUM
n. Bk1905 Sc. – a heavy blow with a bludgeon  

• NAUMACHIA
n. 1596 – a mimic representation of a sea-fight 

• NAUMACHY
n. 1606 obs. – a mimic representation of a sea-fight

• NAUMPEY
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – a weak, foolish-minded person  

• NAUNT
n. 1. 1621 obs. exc. Eng. dial. or arch. – aunt 
n. 2. 1790 Eng. dial. – a title of courtesy applied to an elderly woman  
n. 3. 1891 Eng. dial. – nothing  
vb. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – to assume a dignified or offended air; to bridle up, esp. of a woman  

• NAUNTLE
vb. 1. 1820 Eng. dial. – to raise, to rear; to elevate; to rise up 
vb. 2. 1841 Eng. dial. – to hold oneself erect; to go about in a mincing, conceited, affected fashion  

• NAUNTLING
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – towering, lofty, as of a crag or church steeple  

• NAUNTLY
adj. 1827 Eng. dial. – conceited, jaunty  

• NAUNTY
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – wanton, licentious  

• NAUP
n. 1. 1684 Eng. dial. – a blow, esp. a blow on the head  
n. 2. 1889 Eng. dial. – the head; the top part of a pig’s head  
vb. 1. 1684 Eng. dial. – to strike with a stick or other implement, generally on the head; to beat  
vb. 2. 1869 Eng. dial. – to hit the mark; to succeed  

• NAUPEGICAL
adj. 1678 obs. rare – pert. to ship-building

• NAUPEGY
n. 1570 obs. rare – ship-building

• NAUPER
n. 1. 1895 Eng. dial. – a blow on the head
n. 2. 1895 Eng. dial. – bad, disheartening news  
n. 3. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – anything large of its kind

• NAUPHEAD
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – a stupid person

• NAUPING
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – of large size
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – a thrashing, a cudgelling; chastisement

• NAUPY
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – of a person: inclined to strike  

• NAUS
n. 1950s sl. – an unpleasant person  

• NAUSCOPY
n. 1797 rare – the art of discovering the approach of ships or the neighbourhood of land at a considerable distance

• NAUSE
n. 1977 Brit. sl. – an inconvenience; a difficulty; the problem, the annoying thing; an unpleasant person or thing  
vb. 1950s sl. – to cause problems, to annoy, to ruin a plan  

• NAUSEA
n. 1959 Brit. military usage – trouble; a fuss  

• NAUSEABUND
adj. 1861 – seasick

• NAUSEATIVE
adj. 1620 obs. – inclined to nausea

• NAUSED OFF
adj. 1950s sl. – furious, annoyed 

• NAUSEOUS
adj. M17 sl. – unpleasant, distasteful  

• NAUSEOUS TOAD
n. M17 jocular usage – an affectionate term of address

• NAUSIE
n. 1950s Aust. sl. – a recently-arrived immigrant  

• NAUSINESS
n. 1598 obs. rare – a feeling of nausea; squeamishness

• NAUSITY
n. 1654 obs. rare – nausea

• NAUSSIE
n. 1959 Aust. sl. – a New Australian, esp. a recent migrant from Europe  

• NAUSTIBLE
n. B1900 – a port or haven for ships  

• NAUTCH
n. 1. 18C sl. – the female genitals  
n. 2. 1872 US sl. – a brothel; a striptease; a sex show of any kind  

• NAUTCH BROAD
n. 1942-49 Amer. sl. – a prostitute working in a brothel

• NAUTCHERY
n. 1942-49 Amer. sl. – a brothel

• NAUTCH HOUSE
n. 1929 Amer. sl. – a brothel

• NAUTCH JOINT
n. 1935 Amer. sl. – a brothel

• NAUTHELESS
adv. a1300 obs. rare – nevertheless

• NAUTHER
conj. c888 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – neither 

• NAUTIC
adj. 1613 chiefly poetic usage – nautical  

• NAUTICS
n. 1793 – the art or science of navigation  

• THE NAUTICS
n. 1951 Brit. sl., orig. Royal Air Force usage – the Royal Navy  

• NAUZE
n. 1977 Brit. sl. – an inconvenience; a difficulty; an unpleasant person or thing  

• NAV
n. 1. 1893 rhyming sl. (Navigator) – a tater, a potato
n. 2. 1956 Royal Navy and Royal Air Force usage – a navigator 

• NAVA-JOE
n. 1963 Amer. Indian student sl. – a Navaho student  

• NAVAL
adj. 1646 obs. rare – of the nature of a ship

• NAVALS
n. 1836 rare – naval men

• NAVARCH
n. 1828-32 Greek Antiq. rare – the commander of a fleet; an admiral

• NAVATION
n. 1628 obs. rare – a contrivance, scheme, plan

• NAVEL
adj. 1818 rare – situated in the middle
n. 1. 1382 – the centre or central point of a country, sea, forest, etc.  
n. 2. 1603 – the central or middle point of anything  
n. 3. 1684 obs. – the middle point of a horse’s back
vb. 1855 rare – to come to a centre

• NAVEL ENGAGEMENT
n. 20C Can. sl. – copulation  

• NAVEL-STRING
n. 1587 – the umbilical cord  

• NAVEL-TIED
adj. 1767 sl. – inseparable

• NAVER
n. a1838 Sc. – the nape of the neck 

• NAVEY
n. 1. c1350 obs. – ships, shipping
n. 2. 1387 obs. – a navy

• NAVICULAR
adj. 1656 obs. – pert. to or connected with boats

• NAVIGABLE
adj. 1. 1597 obs. rare – nautical
adj. 2. 1642 obs. rare – maritime; naval

• NAVIGAL
adj. c1470 obs. rare – navigable; affording passage for ships or boats

• NAVIGANT
adj. c1680 rare – voyaging
n. 1527 obs. rare – a navigator, a sailor, a voyager

• NAVIGATE
vb. 1. 1893 Amer. dial. – to loiter, to hang around  
vb. 2. Bk1913-17 Amer. dial. – to move about

• NAVIGATEABOUT
vb. 1893 Amer. dial. – to loiter, to hang around  

• NAVIGATE THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
vb. L18 Brit. sl. – to commit pederasty; to have anal sex  

• NAVIGATION
n. 1. c1630 obs. rare – export
n. 2. 1617 obs. – shipping business; trade carried on by sea or water
n. 3. 1633 obs. rare – a passage or course by which one many sail
n. 4. 1720 obs. – a natural inland channel
n. 5. 1761 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – a canal or other artificial waterway  

• NAVIGATOR
n. 1893 rhyming sl. – a tater, a potato

• NAVIGATOR SCOT
n. Bk1902 sl. – a hot baked potato

• NAVIGATORY
adj. 1650 obs. rare – nautical

• NAVIGEROUS
adj. 1656 obs. rare – that will bear a vessel or ship

• NAVIN
n. 1375 Sc. obs. – shipping, fleet, navy 

• NAVIRE
n. 1442 obs. rare – ship; shipping

• NAVITY
n. 1623 obs. rare – diligence, stirring, quickness, speed

• NAVVY
n. 1864 Eng. dial. – an artificial waterway; a canal  

• NAVVY ON
vb. 1878 Eng. dial. – to struggle on through difficulties  

• NAVY
n. 1. c1330 obs. – ships or shipping
n. 2. a1400-50 obs. rare – a single ship
n. 3. 1422 obs. rare – the dominion of the sea

• NAVY CAKE
n. 1970s US homosexual sl. – a homosexual sailor

• NAVY-OFFICE
n. 1823 sl. – the Fleet Prison

• NAVY-SHERRY
n. Bk1902 Amer. sl. – man-of-war grog

• NAWER
adv. c888 obs. – nowhere

• NAWKY
adj. L18 sl. – cunning, resourceful  

• NAWL-STRING
n. 1824 Sc. – the umbilical cord  

• NAWPINS
n. 1895 Eng. dial. – perquisites  

• NAWPY
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – clever, intelligent, shrewd; excelling  
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – a new pen

• NAWXIOUS
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – nauseating

• NAY
adv. c1430 obs. – never
vb. 1. a1300 obs. rare – to refuse to do something
vb. 2. c1325 obs. – to express dissent or contradiction
vb. 3. c1400 obs. – to deny a manner
vb. 4. a1592 obs. exc. arch. – to give a refusal to a person 

• NAY BUT!
int. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – an exclamation of surprise  

• NAY FOR SURE!
int. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – an exclamation of surprise

• NAYLESS
adj. a1618 obs. rare – accepting no refusal

• NAY-SAY
n. 1. 1631 – refusal, denial  
n. 2. 1791 Sc. – that which cannot be denied or gainsaid  
n. 3. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – contradiction  
vb. 1773 Eng. dial. & arch. – to refuse  

• NAY-SAYER
n. 1721 rare – a refuser

• NAY-SAYING
n. 1535 – denial, contradiction  

• NAY THEN!
int. 1790 Eng. dial. – an exclamation of wonder, doubt, disappointment, sympathy, or remonstrance  

• NAYWORD
n. 1. 1598 rare – a watchword or catchword
n. 2. 1601 – a byword, a proverb, a common saying  
n. 3. 1898 rare – refusal

• NAZARD
n. 1896 Eng. dial. – a peevish, wayward, mischievous child  

• NAZARITAN
n. 1625 obs. rare – a Christian

• NAZART
n. 1896 Eng. dial. – a peevish, wayward, mischievous child  

• NAZE
adj. 1536 sl. – drunken
n. 1774 – a promontory or headland, a ness  

• NAZIE
adj. M16 cant – drunk  

• NAZIE COVE
n. 1785 sl. – a drunken rogue

• NAZIE MORT
n. 1785 sl. – a drunken harlot

• NAZIE NAB
n. 1. 17C UK criminals’ sl. – a drunkard; drunkenness  
n. 2. 17C sl. – a red nose  

• NAZILAND
n. Bk1942 Amer. sl. – Germany  

• NAZLY
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – drowsy-looking  

• NAZOLD
n. 1607 colloq. – a silly or weak-minded person; a vain fool

• NAZY
adj. 1. 1536 sl. – drunken
adj. 2. 1890 Eng. dial. – stupefied  
adj. 3. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – peevish, ill-tempered, irritable; low-spirited  

• NAZY-COVE
n. 17C cant – a drunkard  

• NAZY NAB
n. 1. 17C UK criminals’ sl. – a drunkard; drunkenness  
n. 2. 17C sl. – a red nose  

• NAZZ
vb. 1795 Eng. dial. obs. – to do or perform with energy

• NAZZALD
n. 1607 Eng. dial. – a silly or weak-minded person  

• NAZZARD
n. 1619 obs. exc. Eng. dial. – an insignificant or feeble person; a worthless scamp; a silly, foolish fellow  

• NAZZARDLY
adj. 1675 obs. – poor, ill-thriven

• NAZZART
n. 1896 Eng. dial. – a peevish, wayward, mischievous child  

• NAZZED
adj. B1900 Eng. dial. – partly intoxicated; slightly drunk; stupefied  

• NAZZET
n. 1896 Eng. dial. – a peevish, wayward, mischievous child  

• NAZZLE
n. 1607 Eng. dial. – a silly or weak-minded person  
vb. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – to be in a dreamy, stupid, abstracted state  

• NAZZLED
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – slightly intoxicated, unsteady

• NAZZ-NOLL;  NAZZ-NOWL
n. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – an imbecile; a person whose wits are confused

• NAZZY
adj. 1. a1700 Eng. dial. & sl. – drunken 
adj. 2. 1876 Eng. dial. – stupefied  
adj. 3. 1878 Eng. dial. – peevish, ill-tempered, irritable, cross; low-spirited  

• NAZZY-AN-SNAR
adj. Bk1905 Eng. dial. – hard and biting in character  


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