Dictionary: UH – UMB


• U-HAUL
n. a lesbian who falls in love at first sight and moves in right away with a new lover …1990s US homosexual sl.

• UH-HUH
n. 1. copulation …E20 US sl.
n. 2. love …Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• THE UH-HUH
n. copulation …E20 US sl.

• UH-OH!
int. used in recognition of trouble …2001 US sl.

• UH-UH!
int. no …1924 US sl.

• U.I.
adj. under the influence; drunk …Bk2009 sl.

• UIC SKI TEAM
n. unemployed water skiers (Unemployment Insurance Clinic) …1989 Can. sl.

• U-IE
n. a U-turn …1960s sl., orig. Aust.

• UIK
vb. to retch, to vomit …1929 Sc.

• UIKNAME
n. a nickname …1887 Sc.

• UIMATER
n. a weakling …1929 Sc.

• UIR
vb. to hum a tune …1929 Sc.

• UIRN
vb. to turn sick, to feel squeamish …1929 Sc.

• UIRRY
adj. small, trifling, insignificant …1929 Sc.

• UIRS
n. small particles or remnants, frequently used of small potatoes …1929 Sc.

• UITANNION
adj. unusual, extraordinary …1929 Sc.

• UITANY
n. a great mass, swarm, multitude, esp. of small objects …1929 Sc.

• UITER-ALD
adj. extremely old …1929 Sc.

• UITLANDER
n. a foreigner, esp. other Whites …1892 S. Afr. sl.

• UIZ
n. a bright, blazing fire …1929 Sc.

• UIZER
n. a bright, blazing fire …1929 Sc.

• (THE) UJINCTUM
n. hell …1919 Amer. dial.

• UKE
n. a ukulele …1915 sl., orig. US

• UKELELE
n. 1. the bullet-drum of a Thompson submachine gun; the gun itself …1929 US criminals’ sl.
n. 2. a short-handled shovel …1930 Amer. dial.

• UKRAINER
n. a native of the Ukraine …a1815 obs. rare

• UKRAINIAN PEANUT
n. a sunflower seed …1987 Can. sl.

• UKULELE
n. a short-handled shovel …1930 Amer. dial.

• ULE
n. a sultry heat, warm vapour, esp. mist rising from the ground or the sea on a warm day; heat from a fire …1866 Sc.

• ULIGINOSE
adj. of soil: soaked with water; swampy …c1440 rare

• ULIGINOUS
adj. 1. of a watery, oozy, or slimy nature …1576
adj. 2. of places: soaked with water or moisture; water-logged; swampy …1610
adj. 3. of air: damp, moist …1661 obs. rare

• ULLAGE
n. 1. the amount of wine or other liquor by which a cask or bottle falls short of being quite full …1444
n. 2. wine left in the bottoms of glasses at a public dinner …1874 sl.

• ULLAGED
adj. 1. of a cask or bottle: short of contents …1549
adj. 2. of inferior quality; refuse …1892

• ULLAGONE
int. an exclamation or cry of sorrow …1828 Anglo-Irish
n. a cry of lamentation; a wail; a funeral lament …1828 Anglo-Irish
vb. to wail or lament loudly …1828 Anglo-Irish

• ULLAPSE!
int. an exclamation uttered when anything goes wrong …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• ULLYA-PLUCK
n. wool, hair, or feathers as remains of the carcass of an animal or bird …1897 Sc.

• ULME
n. an elm tree …1567 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• ULM-TREE
n. an elm tree …c1000 obs. rare

• ULSTER
n. a coat …Bk1891 sl.

• ULTAGH
n. an Ulsterman …1649 Anglo-Irish obs.

• ULTIM
adj. ultimate, final …1626 obs.

• ULTIMATE
n. 1. cocaine …1980s drug culture sl.
n. 2. crack cocaine …1994 US sl.
n. 3. in the coded terminology used in advertising for sexual contact: full sexual intercourse …2006 UK sl.

• THE ULTIMATE FAVOR
n. copulation …L17 Brit. sl.

• ULTIMATE XPHORIA
n. MDMA, ecstasy …2003 UK sl.

• ULTIMATION
n. the act or process of brining to an ultimate result; final issue or development …1791

• ULTIMATIVE
adj. tending to produce some final result …1885 rare

• ULTIMATUM
n. 1. the hinder parts, the buttocks …1823 sl. obs.
n. 2. final lot or destiny …1861 rare

• ULTIME
adj. ultimate, final …1626 obs.

• ULTIMITY
n. the final point or ultimate development of an action or thing; the last stage …1613 rare

• ULTIMO
adj. of last month …1616
adv. on the last of a month …1582 obs.
n. the final point or limit …1622 obs.

• ULTIMOGENITURE
n. the mode of succession by which the right of inheritance pertains to the youngest of a family …1882

• ULTIMUM
n. the final point or limit …1649 obs.

• ULTION
n. 1575 obs. rare – vengeance, revenge, avengement

• ULTONIAN
adj. belonging to Ulster …1766
n. an inhabitant or native of Ulster …1781

• ULTRA
prep. lying beyond …1883
int. excellent! first-rate! wonderful! …1980s sl.
n. 1. one who goes to the extreme of fashion …1819
n. 2. one who holds extreme opinions, particularly in religion or politics …1826

• ULTRACOOL
adj. extremely sophisticated …1960s sl., orig. US

• ULTRA-CREPIDARIAN
adj. going beyond one’s proper province; giving opinions on matters beyond one’s knowledge …1822
n. one who ventures beyond his scope; an ignorant or presumptuous critic …1825

• ULTRACREPIDAST
n. one who ventures beyond his scope; an ignorant or presumptuous critic …1640 obs.

• ULTRA-CREPIDATE
vb. to criticize beyond one’s sphere of knowledge …1800

• ULTRACREPIDATION
n. the act or fact of criticizing ignorantly …1800

• ULTRAFIDIAN
adj. going beyond mere faith; blindly credulous …1825

• ULTRAGEOUS
adj. violently extreme …1823 rare

• ULTRAISM
n. the principles or tenets of one who holds extreme opinions on any question; the fact of holding such opinions …1821

• ULTRAIST
n. one who holds extreme opinions; an extremist …1842

• ULTRAISTIC
adj. tending to extremes in opinion or practice …1840

• ULTRAMARINE
adj. 1. situated beyond the sea …1652 rare
adj. 2. coming from beyond the sea, foreign …1656
adj. 3. obscene, smutty …L19 sl.

• ULTRAMONTANE
adj. 1. belonging to the countries or peoples lying to the north of the Alps …c1618
adj. 2. situated beyond, belonging to the other side of the mountains …1786
n. an inhabitant or native of a country north of the Alps …c1618

• ULTRAMUNDANE
adj. lying beyond or outside of the world; belonging to things beyond the limits of the solar system …1656

• ULTRASWOOPY
adj. 1. 1970s US sl. – very fast
adj. 2. 2000s US sl. – very stylish, streamlined

• ULTRICE
n. a female avenger …1490 obs.

• ULTRONEOUS
adj. made, offered, etc., of one’s own accord; spontaneous, voluntary …1637

• ULTRONEOUSLY
adv. of one’s own accord; spontaneously, voluntarily …1627

• ULTRONEOUSNESS
n. voluntary action; spontaneity …1623 rare

• ULULABLE
adj. howling, yelling …1721 obs.

• ULULANT
adj. howling …1896

• ULULATE
vb. to howl or wail; to lament loudly …1623

• ULULATION
n. 1. a howl or wail; a cry of lamentation …1599
n. 2. the act of howling or wailing …1799

• ULULATIVE
adj. wailing, lamenting …1490 obs.

• ULULATORY
adj. howling, wailing …1831

• ULULU
n. a wailing cry; a wail of lamentation …1854

• ULVOSE
adj. full of reeds or weeds …1727 obs.

• ULYSSEAN
adj. characteristic of or resembling Ulysses in craft or deceit, or in extensive wanderings; deceitful, cunning, false …1639

• ULYSSES
n. a U-turn …1968 US sl.

• ULZIE
n. oil …1787 Sc.

• UMAC
n. a young man about town …1960s S. Afr. Black usage

• UM AND AH
vb. to hesitate, to be uncertain …2000 UK sl.

• UMBARELLA
n. an umbrella …1892 Amer. dial.

• UM-BAY
n. a bum; a worthless oaf …E20 US Pig Latin for ‘bum’

• UMBCAST
vb. to surround …c1400 obs.

• UMBCLOSE
vb. to enclose …c1330 obs.

• UMBE
adv. about, round …a1300 obs.
prep. 1. about, concerning, of …c900 obs.
prep. 2. around, about …971 obs.
prep. 3. after (in time) …c1000 obs.

• UMBEBRAID
vb. to turn round …a1300 obs.

• UMBECARVE
vb. to circumcise …a1240 obs.

• UMBECAST
vb. 1. to surround, to encircle …c1350 obs.
vb. 2. to consider, to meditate …1375 obs.
vb. 3. to enclose, to confine …c1440 obs.

• UMBECHEW
vb. to avoid, to shun …1456 Sc. obs.

• UMBECLAP
vb. to embrace …a1400 obs.

• UMBECLEAD
vb. to clothe, to wrap up …c1400 obs.

• UMBECLIP
vb. 1. to circumcise …c1200 obs.
vb. 2. to surround, to encircle …a1300 obs.

• UMBECLOSE
vb. to enclose, to enwrap …c1400 obs.

• UMBEDELVE
vb. to dig round …c1440 obs.

• UMBEDRAW
vb. to withdraw …1456 obs.

• UMBEFOLD
vb. to surround, to embrace …a1400 obs.

• UMBEGANG
vb. to go round, to surround …c1200 obs.

• UMBEGIVE
vb. to surround …c1440 obs.

• UMBEGO
vb. to go around, to encircle; to surround with something …c1300 obs.

• UMBEGRIP
vb. to grasp …a1400

• UMBEGROW
vb. to grow round, to overgrow …a1300 obs.

• UMBEHOLD
vb. to look about …a1400-50 obs.

• UMBELAP
vb. to encompass, to surround …a1350 obs.

• UMBELAY
vb. to beset, to surround, to encompass …a1300 obs.

• UMBELIE
vb. to surround …a1300 obs.

• UMBELOOK
vb. to look about …a1300 obs.

• UMBELOUK
vb. to include, to comprehend …1357 obs.

• UMBEPITCH
vb. to surround …a1300 obs.

• UMBER
n. 1. shade, shadow …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
n. 2. the shadow of the pointer on a sundial …1382 obs.
n. 3. the visor of a helmet …a1400 obs.
n. 4. number …c1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
n. 5. reflection …c1407 obs.
vb. 1. to shade, to protect …c1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to number …c1400 obs.

• UMBERCHUTE
n. an umbrella …2002 Amer. dial.

• UMBEREACH
vb. to surround …1513 obs.

• UMBEREL
n. an umbrella …1893 Amer dial.

• UMBERELL
n. an umbrella …1854 Eng. & Amer. dial.

• UMBERELLA
n. an umbrella …1927 Sc.

• UMBERELLER
n. an umbrella ..1848 Amer. dial.

• UMBERELLY
n. an umbrella …1855 Amer. dial.

• UMBERILL
n. an umbrella …1965 Amer. dial.

• UMBERILLO
n. umbrella …1837 Amer. dial.

• UMBERMENT
n. number, multitude …1550-3 obs.

• UMBEROW
vb. to row about …c1205 obs.

• UMBERSHOOT
n. an umbrella …1910 Amer. dial.

• UMBERSOL;  UMBERSOLL
n. an umbrella …1879 Amer. dial.

• UMBERSORROW
adj. 1. hardy; resisting disease or the effects of severe weather …1808 Sc. obs.
adj. 2. rough, rude, uncultivated; of a rugged or surly disposition …1808 Sc. obs.
adj. 3. weakly, delicate …1825 Sc. obs.

• UMBERST
adj. ? most numerous …1599 obs.

• UMBERSTICK
n. an umbrella …20C Ulster sl.

• UMBERTY
n. abundance …1575 obs. rare

• UMBERUN
vb. to surround …c1440 obs.

• UMBESCHEW
vb. to avoid, to shun …1456 Sc. obs.

• UMBESET
vb. to surround, to encompass, to beset …a1300 obs.

• UMBESHADOW
vb. to shade about …a1400 obs.

• UMBESHEAR
vb. to circumcise …c1200 obs.

• UMBESHINE
vb. to shine about …a1300 obs.

• UMBESIEGE
vb. to besiege, to environ …1422 obs.

• UMBESPREAD
vb. to spread about …c1400 obs.

• UMBESSY
n. etcetera …1897 Eng. dial.

• UMBESTAND
vb. to stand round, to surround …c1300 obs.

• UMBESTOUND
adv. at times; sometimes; after a short time …c1205 obs.

• UMBESWEY
vb. to encircle …a1300 obs.

• UMBETHINK
vb. 1. to think about, to consider; to remember …c1200 obs. exc. Sc.
vb. 2. to bethink oneself; to call to mind …a1300 obs. exc. Sc.

• UMBETHINKING
n. a reminder; a sudden act of reminding; often used of a reproof or sudden punishment …1855 Eng. dial.

• UMBETHONRE
vb. to encompass, to surround …a1400-50 obs.

• UMBETIGH
vb. to encircle, to surround …a1300 obs.

• UMBEVIRON
vb. to environ …1375 obs.

• UMBEWALT
vb. to surround …a1300 obs.

• UMBEWEAVE
vb. to enwrap …a1300 obs.

• UMBEWEND
vb. to imbed, to enclose …c1440 obs.

• UMBEWET
vb. to wet about …c1440 obs.

• UMBEWHILE
adv. 1. after a time …971 obs.
adv. 2. at times; sometimes …c1230 obs.

• UMBFOLD
vb. to embrace …c1400 obs.

• UMBILIC
adj. belonging to the navel …1681 obs.
n. the centre; the middle point or part …1607 obs.

• UMBILICAL
adj. 1. occupying a central point or position …1742
adj. 2. related on the female side …1888

• UMBILICALITY
n. 1. a close or intimate connection …1646 obs.
n. 2. an umbilical cord …1658 obs.

• UMBILICUS
n. the central point …1897-8

• UMBLAY
vb. to wrap round …a1300 obs.

• UMBLE-CUM-STUMBLE
vb. to understand comprehensively, to detect, to suspect …L19 sl.

• UMBLEMENT
n. average quantity; a quantity only just sufficient …1887 Eng. dial.

• UMBLES
n. the edible inward parts of an animal, usually of a deer …a1400

• UMBLETE
n. humility …1377 obs.

• UMBLOOK
vb. to look round …c1375  obs.

• UMBRA
n. 1. a mere shadow of something …1634
n. 2. shade; shadow …1638
n. 3. an uninvited guest accompanying one who is invited …1696
n. 4. the shade of a deceased person; a phantom or ghost …1599

• UMBRACE
vb. to surround; to obtain …c1350 obs. rare

• UMBRACIOUS
adj. forming or abounding in shade; shady …1839 rare

• UMBRACIOUSNESS
n. the quality of giving shade …1661 rare

• UMBRACLE
n. shade or shadow; a shady place …c1500 obs.

• UMBRAGE
n. 1. shade, shadow …1426 obs.
n. 2. shade or shadow cast by trees or the like …1540-1
n. 3. a shadowy appearance or indication; a semblance, outline, or faint representation; a glimmering or trace of something …1604 rare
n. 4. shelter, protection, screen …1607 obs.
n. 5. a feeling of suspicion or doubt …1624 obs.
n. 6. a pretext or pretense; a false show …1634 obs.
n. 7. a suspicion, hint, inkling, or slight idea of a matter …1654-66 obs.
n. 8. displeasure, annoyance, offense, resentment …1724
vb. 1. to shade or shadow; to overshadow, put in the shade …1647
vb. 2. to colour over, to disguise …1675 obs.
vb. 3. to give a pretext or ground for …1689 obs.
vb. 4. to offend, to displease …a1894 rare

• UMBRAGEOUS
adj. 1. affording shade; shady …1587
adj. 2. of persons: suspicious, jealous; apt to disposed to take offense …1601
adj. 3. abounding in shade; shaded by trees or the like …1612
adj. 4. obscure; dubious …1635 obs.

• UMBRAGIOUS
adj. 1. affording shade; shady …1587
adj. 2. of persons: suspicious, jealous; apt to disposed to take offense …1601
adj. 3. abounding in shade; shaded by trees or the like …1612
adj. 4. obscure; dubious …1635 obs.

• UMBRAID
n. upbraiding, reproach …c1330 obs.
vb. to upbraid, to reproach …c1330 obs.

• UMBRARY
n. a visor …c1443 obs.

• UMBRATE
adj. shady, umbrageous …1501 obs.
vb. 1. to shadow …1623 obs.
vb. 2. to adumbrate, to indicate …1675 obs.

• UMBRATIC
adj. 1. shadowy, foreshadowing …a1677 rare
adj. 2. confined to the shade or to retirement; retired, secluded …1839 rare

• UMBRATICAL
adj. 1. serving as a shadow or imperfect representation of something …1633 obs.
adj. 2. remaining in retirement or seclusion …1636 obs.
adj. 3. serving as a disguise or cloak …1662 obs.

• UMBRATILE
adj. 1. spent within doors …1592 obs.
adj. 2. belonging to or resembling a shadow …1632
adj. 3. carried on in retirement or seclusion; not public or practical …1640
adj. 4. of a shadowy nature; unsubstantial; unreal …1647 now rare or obs.
adj. 5. giving shade, shady …1659
adj. 6. of colour: shaded, dark …1678 obs.
adj. 7. staying or living in the shade or within-doors; recluse, retiring …1850
n. one who spends their time in retirement or seclusion …1888

• UMBRATILOUS
adj. shadowy, unreal; faint …1637 obs.

• UMBRATION
n. a shadowy indication or faint representation of something …a1706 obs. rare

• UMBRATIOUS
adj. a1639 obs. – suspicious; captious; apt to take umbrage; tetchy

• UMBREL
n. 1. the visor of a helmet …c1470 obs.
n. 2. an umbrella …1603 obs. exc. Amer. dial.

• UMBRELL
n. an umbrella …1816 Eng. & Amer. dial.

• UMBRELLA
n. 1. a broad-brimmed hat …a1803
n. 2. cowardice …1930s sl.
n. 3. a cowardly boxer; one who cannot take the punches …1930s sl.
n. 4. a parachute …1933 US sl.
n. 5. police protection, obtained through bribery …1960s US sl.
n. 6. in the television and film industries: a reflector used to bounce light onto a subject …1990 US sl.
n. 7. a fellow, usually a husband, boyfriend, or lover …1998 rhyming sl.

• UMBRELLA-RAIN
n. rain which comes straight down …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• UMBRELLAS
n. an honour paid to a person by drinking his health and then inverting the glasses …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.

• UMBRELLIAN
adj. serving the purpose of an umbrella …1721 obs.

• UMBRELLS
n. a tribute paid to a person by drinking a toast and then inverting the glasses, so that they resembled opened umbrellas …1838 Sc.

• UMBRERE
n. the visor of a helmet …a1400 obs.

• UMBRIACCO
adj. drunk …Bk2009 sl.

• UMBRIAGO
adj. drunk …Bk2009 sl.

• UMBRIER
n. the visor of a helmet …a1400 obs.

• UMBRIFEROUS
adj. giving shade; umbrageous …1616

• UMBRIL
n. 1. a sun-shade, a parasol, an umbrella …1610 obs. rare
n. 2. a centre …1630 obs. rare
n. 3. a part of a helmet projecting above the eyes; a visor …1824

• UMBRIPHILOUS
adj. shade-loving; growing in the shade …1592 obs.

• UMBROSE
 adj. shady; giving shade …a1425 rare

• UMBROSITY
n. the state or condition of being shady …1646 obs. rare

• UMBROSOUS
adj. full of shadow; shady …1623 obs.

• UMBROUS
adj. 1. lying in the shade; shady, shadowed …1480
adj. 2. without emotion; cold, lacking warm feeling …1483 obs.

• UMBSET
vb. to surround …c1400 obs.

• UMBSTEAD
vb. to surround …c1450 obs.

• UMBTHINK
vb. to bethink …a1300 obs.

• UMBWHILE
adv. at times, sometimes …1393 obs.


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