Dictionary: VIT – VZ


• VITALS
n. the genitals of both sexes – 20C euphemism

• VITAL ZONE
n. the male pubic area; the groin – 20C

• VITCH
vb. to visit, esp. to call on one’s friends to exchange news or gossip; to make a prolonged stay – a1838 Sc.

• VITCHER
n. a visitor; one who goes the rounds with gossip – 1899 Sc.

• VITCHING
n. casual calling on friends – 1894 Sc.

• VITIOUS
adj. 1. spiteful, revengeful, bitter, implacable – 1825 Eng. dial.
adj. 2. of the weather: stormy – Bk1905 Sc.

• VITPENCE
n. fivepence – 1902 Eng. dial.

• VITRID
adj. angry, malicious, vicious, bitter – 1885 Eng. dial.

• VITRIT
adj. angry, malicious, vicious, bitter – 1885 Eng. dial.

• VITTERY
adj. quick-tempered, spiteful – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VITTLE
vb. to eat – 1885 Amer. dial.

• VITTRE
n. a whim; a pretense – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VITUPERIOUS
adj. 1. strongly abusive or censorious – 1604 obs.
adj. 2. worthy of blame; hence, shameful, discreditable, disgraceful – 1612 obs.

• VIVACE
adj. vivacious, lively – 1719 Sc. obs.

• VIVAND
adj. living, lively, vivacious – 1926 arch.

• VIVE
adj. 1. living; brisk, vigorous; fresh – 1610 Sc. obs.
adj. 2. of sights, sounds, colours, memories, etc.: bright, clear, vivid, distinctly seen or heard, not blurred or faint – 1778 Sc.
adj. 3. of pictures, images: life-like, closely resembling the original – 1808 Sc.
adj. 4. of persons: brisk, lively – 1825 Sc.

• VIVELY
adv. clearly, vividly; to the life – 1631 Sc.

• VIVER
n. a fish-pond – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VIVERS
n. food, provisions, victuals, eatables – 1714 Sc.

• VIVUAL
adj. 1. living, alive – 1825 Sc.
adj. 2. identical, self-same – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VIZARD
n. a mask, a visor – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VIZ’D
adj. visaged, complexioned – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VIZE
n. advice – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VIZEEN
adj. contending, struggling – Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.

• VIZY
n. a look, view; a scrutinizing gaze – 1819 Sc.

• VIZZIE-HOLE
n. a peep-hole – 1850 Sc.

• VIZZY
n. 1. a look, a sight, a glimpse, a scrutinizing gaze; scrutiny, survey – 1700 Sc.
n. 2. an aim with a weapon – 1720 Sc.
n. 3. a view, vista, prospect – 1723 Sc.
n. 4. the sight on the barrel of a gun – 1824 Sc.
vb. 1. to look at closely, to view closely; to inspect, to examine, to scrutinize – 1724 Sc.
vb. 2. to take aim with a gun, bow, or other weapon – 1817 Sc.
vb. 3. to study, to pore over – 1929 Sc.

• VIZZY BACKWARD
n. a retrospect – 1871 Sc.

• VIZZYING-HOLE
n. a peep-hole; a spy-hole in a door from which one could see who was seeking admittance – 1825 Sc.

• VLEER
n. a flea – 1825 Eng. dial.

• VLET
vb. to drip – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VLETCH
vb. to bleach – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VLONKERS
n. sparks of fire – 1892 Eng. dial.

• VLUCKER
vb. to flutter, to fly about – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VLY
n. a swamp or marshy pond – 1645 Amer. dial.

• VOALER
n. a cat – 1899 Sc.

• VOAR
n. the spring; seed-time – 1721 Sc.

• VOAR-SEASON
n. the spring-time – 1890 Sc.

• VOAR-TIME
n. the spring-time – 1806 Sc.

• VOCABLE
n. a word; a term – 1787 Sc. obs.

• VOCABLES
n. a vocabulary – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VOCABULARIAN
n. one who gives much or undue attention to words – 1899

• VOCABULATION
n. the use or choice of words – 1891 rare

• VOCABULIZE
vb. to utter, speak, say; to put into words – 1873 rare

• VOCATE
vb. 1. to ramble about idly; to gad about – 1825 Eng. dial. obs.
vb. 2. to fidget about – 1863 Eng. dial. obs.

• VOCE
adj. nervous; forward; strong – 1873 Eng. dial.

• VOCITATE
vb. 1653 obs. rare – to name or call

• VOE
n. a narrow inlet of the sea; a creek – 1871 Sc.

• VOG
n. a bog; a swamp – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOGE
n. a voyage, a journey by sea – 1866 Sc.

• VOGEROUS
adj. boastful; elated; keen – 1899 Sc.

• VOGGET
vb. to hop on one leg – 1854 Eng dial.

• VOGGIE
adj. proud, vain; vaunting – 1776 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

• VOGGY
adj. 1. vain, proud, conceited – B1900 Sc.
adj. 2. merry, cheerful, delighted, gay, happy; elated, contented – B1900 Sc.
adj. 3. boggy, swampy – B1900 Sc.

• VOGIE
adj. 1. vain, proud, conceited, elated, very pleased with oneself – 1712 Sc.
adj. 2. merry, cheerful, delighted, gay, light-hearted, happy – c1715 Sc.
adj. 3. of things: imposing, grand, ostentatious – 1722 Sc.
adj. 4. lovingly caressing – 1878 Sc.
adj. 5. in fair health – 1882 Sc.
adv. fondly, kindly – 1878 Sc.

• VOID
adj. 1. of a building: empty, untenanted – Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
adj. 2. of sores, etc.: raw – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOIL
n. a town or village – L17 sl

• VOISINAGE
n. 1. the neighbourhood, the adjoining district – 1642 obs.
n. 2. the act of being neighbouring or near – 1665 obs.

• VOKE
vb. to make an effort to vomit – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOKEY;  VOKY
adj. damp, juicy, moist – 1790 Eng. dial.

• VOLAGE
adj. 1.giddy, foolish; fickle, inconstant, inconsiderate – a1366
adj. 2. profuse, prodigal – 1825 Sc. obs.
vb. to talk ostentatiously – B1900 Sc. obs.

• VOLAGEOUS
adj. 1. very boastful – Bk1905 Sc. obs.
adj. 2. very giddy and light – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VOLIBLE
adj. 1. capable of turning or of being turned round – 1382 obs. rare
adj. 2. capable of being wished or desired – 1675 obs.

• VOLISH
adj. giddy, inconsiderate – 1759 Sc. obs.
vb. to talk ostentatiously – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VOLISHER
n. an ostentatious talker – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VOLITIENT
adj. of one’s own free will or choice; voluntary; willing, exercising the will – 1844 rare

• VOLK
vb. to boast; to speak admiringly of any person or thing; to flatter – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOLLEAT
n. a kerchief for the head – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOLLENGE
n. an avalanche – 1830 obs.

• VOLLEY
vb. to clang a peal of bells – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOLLIERE
n. 1638 obs. rare – a large bird cage; an aviary

• VOLPONE
n. a cunning schemer or miser; a hoarder of wealth – 1710 obs.

• VOLSE
n. a round dance in triple time; a waltz; the music for this – 1796

• VOLUBILOUS
adj. apt to roll or turn – 1658 obs.

• VOLUME
n. 1. 1892 Eng. dial. – a large quantity
n. 2. 1970s sl. – a dose or capsule of Valium™; a tranquillizer

• VOLUMOUS
adj. bulky, large – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOLUPTIFIC
adj. making or causing enjoyment, pleasure, or delight – 1721 rare

• VOLUPTUATE
vb. to make luxurious and pleasant or delightful – 1661 rare

• VOLVE
vb. 1. to flip the pages of – obs.
vb. 2. to ponder or mull over

• VOMICK
n. vomit – 20C Amer. dial.
vb. to vomit – 1902 Amer. dial.

• VOMISH
vb. to vomit – 1536 obs.

• VOMIT LIKE A DOG
vb. 1966 Amer. dial. – to vomit a great deal at once

• VOMITROCIOUS
adj. 1970s sl. – so nasty as to cause one to vomit

• VOMIT UP ONE’S SHOES
vb. to vomit profusely – 1965 Amer. dial.

• VOMIT UP ONE’S TOENAILS
vb. to vomit violently – 1965 Amer. dial.

• VOMIT UP ONE’S TOES
vb. to vomit violently – 1965 Amer. dial.

• VOMITURIENT
adj. characterized by a desire to vomit – 1666 obs.

• VOMITY
adj. 1970s sl. – so nasty as to cause one to vomit

• VOMMIX
vb. to vomit – 1930 Amer. dial.

• VOMPER
vb. to boast, to bluster, to swagger; to bully – 1781 Eng. dial.

• VON BLINK
n. cheap white wine – 1910s sl., orig. military usage

• VONBLONG
n. cheap white wine – 1910s sl., orig. military usage

• VONCE
n. marijuana – M20 US drug culture sl.

• VONGROOGE
n. cheap red wine – 1910s sl., orig. military usage

• VONK
n. a spark – 1888 Eng. dial.

• VOODY
adj. having a good appetite – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOOM-VOOM
adj. foolish; silly; witless – Bk1942 Amer. sl.
n. a loved one; a sweetheart – Bk1892 Amer. sl.

• VOOS
n. the breasts – 20C US sl.

• VOOST
vb. to brag, to boast, to vaunt – 1790 Sc. obs.

• VORAX
adj. voracious, ravenous – 1535 obs.

• VORD
n. a high hill; a watch-tower – 1822 Sc. obs.

• VORIANDER
n. a flirt – Bk1942 Amer. college sl.

• VORLUS SNORLUS
adj. blustering, rough – Bk1905 Eng. dial.
adv. at random, negligently – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VORTICORDIOUS
adj. 1669 obs. – turning the heart

• VORUS-NORUS
adv. at random, negligently – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOTARIES OF PLEASURE
n. prostitution – E19 Brit. nonce word

• VOTEEN
n. a ‘devotee’; a very religious person – 1843 Ireland

• VOTE WITH ONE’S FEET
vb. 1965 sl. – to escape; to become a refugee or emigrant

• VOTING-BOUT
n. an election – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VOUCE
adj. nervous; forward; strong – 1873 Eng. dial.

• VOUDIE
adj. proud, vain, ostentatious, showing off; elated, in high spirits, frisky, gay, merry – 1733 Sc.

• VOUR
vb. to devour, to eat – c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

• VOUSE
adj. nervous; forward; strong – 1873 Eng. dial.

• VOUST
n. a boast, brag, vaunt – a1500 Sc.
vb. to boast, brag, vaunt – 1513 Sc.

• VOUSTER
n. a boaster, a braggart – 1678 Sc. obs.

• VOUSTY
adj. given to boasting, vain – Bk1905 Sc. obs.

• VOUTER
n. an adulterer – c1386 obs. rare

• VOUTERISH
adj. adulterous, lewd – Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.

• VOUTRY
n. adultery – 1382 obs. rare

• VOW!
int. used to express admiration, surprise, sorrow, etc. – 1790 Sc.

• VOWBET
n. a caterpillar; esp. the caterpillar of the tiger-moth – 1809 Sc.

• VOXY
adj. of the weather: deceptive, uncertain – 1899 Eng. dial.

• VRATCH
n. a wretch – 1892 Sc.

• VRAY
adj. 1460-1 obs. rare  – true

• VREACH
adv. carefully, diligently, earnestly, actively – 1746 Eng. dial.

• VREX
n. a rush – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VROW-CASE
n. a brothel – 17C Brit. cant

• V-SPOT
n. a $5 bill – M19 US sl.

• VUDDICKS
n. a coarse, fat woman – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VUDDLE
vb. to spoil a child by petting – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VUDDLES
n. a spoiled child – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VUG
n. a blow or thrust with the elbow – Bk1905 Eng. dial.
vb. to strike with the elbow – 1825 Eng. dial.

• VULCANIZED
adj. drunk – E20 US sl.

• VULGARIA
n. Bulgaria – Bk1942 Amer. sl.

• VULGARIAN
n.) a nickname for a Bulgarian – E20 US, derogatory

•VULNERATE
vb. to wound; to hurt – 1599 obs.

• VULPECULATED
adj. robbed by a fox – 1671 obs.

• VULPINARY
adj. crafty, wily, artful, cunning, sly – 1721 obs.

• VULPINATE
vb. to play the fox; to deceive with crafty wiles or deceits – 1623 obs.

• VULTUOSOUS
adj. of a grave and solemn countenance; of a heavy and sad look – 1656 obs.

• VUM
int. an exclamation; I swear! ,,,1815 Amer. dial.
vb. to declare, to swear – 1785 Amer. dial.

• VUMFRA
n. a blow, a heavy slap – 1870 Eng. dial.

• VUMMY!
int. an exclamation; I swear! – 1914 Amer. dial.

• VUNG
n. a buzzing or humming sound – Bk1905 Sc. obs.
vb. to move swiftly with a buzzing sound – 1790 Sc. obs.

• VUSTING
adj. furious; mighty, violent – 1746 Eng. dial. obs.

• VUSTLE
vb. 1. to bustle; to fuss – 1892 Eng. dial.
vb. 2. to entangle – Bk1905 Eng. dial.

• VUXEN
adj. well-grown – Bk1905 Sc.

• VUYA!
int. an exclamation of distress – 1867 Eng. dial.

• VUZZY
adj. of hair: rough, tangled, unkempt – 1899 Eng. dial.

• VYAUG
n. a woman of rude manners – Bk1905 Sc.

• VYLE
n. a town or village – L17 sl

• VYNDABLE
n. an article; a thing; a small morsel – Bk1905 Sc.


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