Reverse Dictionary: CONSP – CONTEMPS


CONSPICUOUS, CONSPICUOUSLY – ADJECTIVES
– conspicuous LIKE A BEER BOTTLE ON THE COLISEUM 1940s Aust. sl.
– conspicuous; ardent FLAMING 1738 colloq.
– conspicuous; conceited PAWPY 1865 Eng. dial.
– conspicuous, easily recognizable, clearly visible KENSPECK 1590 Eng. dial.
– conspicuous, easily recognizable, clearly visible KENSPECKLE;  KENSPICKLE 1714 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– conspicuous, easily recognized; distinguishable TELLABLE B1900 Eng. dial.
– conspicuous, neat, stylish NIFTY Bk1902 Amer. sl.
– conspicuous, noteworthy, important OF MARK 1590
– conspicuous, prominent; standing out from the rest SALIENT 1840
– conspicuous, seen from afar FAR-REGARDING 1896 Sc.
– conspicuous, visible SIGHTLY1532 obs.
 conspicuous, visible SIGHTY1398 obs.
 
CONSPICUOUS etc. – ADVERBS
– conspicuously; notably; also, with great success, to a great extent BIG 1865
– conspicuously; to a great extent; hence, passionately IN A BIG WAY 1897
 
CONSPICUOUS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a conspicuous, ostentatious person who ‘burns brightly’; someone or something very unusual or vigorous FLAMER c1805
 
CONSPICUOUS etc. – VERBS
– to behave in a conspicuous way; to make a fuss CARRY ON 1828 UK sl.
– to mark conspicuously; to make distinct or conspicuous; to distinguish SINGULARIZE 1589
– to move in a conspicuous manner BALL THE JACK 1970 Amer. dial.


CONSPIRACY, CONSPIRATOR, CONSPIRE, CONSPIRING – ADJECTIVES
– addicted to conspiring CONSPIRATIOUS 1652 obs. rare
– conspiring or planning with someone IN CAHOOTS WITH 1829 US sl.
 
CONSPIRACY etc. – NOUNS
– a (criminal) conspiracy or plot FRAME 1911 sl., orig. US
– a (criminal) conspiracy or plot FRAME-UP 1900 sl., orig. US
– a conspiracy; a plot; an intrigue; a private or clandestine arrangement, pact, or compact; a secret or underhand design agreed upon by two or more persons PACK 1571 obs.
– a conspiracy; a secret intrigue; a conspiracy; petty plotting CABAL E17 arch.
– a conspiracy; a swindle READY 20C Aust. sl.
– a conspiracy; a swindle, fraud READY-UP 1924 Aust. sl.
– a conspiracy, cabal HACKLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
CONSPIRACY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a conspirator; a person who cabals, or adheres to any cabal; a secret intriguer or plotter CABALIST;  CABBALIST 1642 obs.
– a conspirator; a person who cabals or intrigues; one who enters into plots and intrigues to disturb and change the administration of any government CABALLER 1686
– a conspirator; a plotter; a confederate in a fraudulent design PACKER 1771 obs.
– a conspirator; a schemer; a plotter PRACTISANT 1550 obs. rare
– a political conspirator or blackmailer HIGHBINDER Bk1913 Western Can. sl.
 
CONSPIRACY etc. – VERBS
– to conspire, agree together HACKLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to conspire; to act in a group ROW IN 1897 sl.
– to conspire; to plot and plan; to arrange something FANIGLE Bk2006 US sl.
– to conspire; to plot and plan; to arrange something FINAGLE Bk2006 US sl.
– to conspire; to plot, to scheme, to intrigue; to enter into a private arrangement; to agree in a secret or underhand design PACK a1529 obs.


CONSTABLE – NOUNS, PERSON (also see POLICE)
– a constable BARON NABBEM 1830 US sl.
– a constable BECK-HARMAN Bk1855 sl.
– a constable BEUR Bk1890 sl.
– a constable GENTLEMAN OF THE SHORT STAFF 1839
– a constable HARMAN 1674 thieves’ sl. obs.
– a constable MAN-CATCHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a constable SQUIRE NABBEM 1834 US sl.
– a constable; a bailiff MOABITE 1699 sl. obs.
– a constable; a bailiff; a police officer NABBER 1810 sl.
– a constable; a bailiff; a police officer NABBING-CULL 1780 sl.
– a constable; a beadle BAN-BEGGAR 1883 Eng. dial.
– a constable; a beadle BANG-THE-BEGGAR 1825 Sc.
– a constable; a beadle BECK c1698 UK criminals’ sl.
– a constable; an informer BLACK SPY a1790 sl.
– a constable; a police officer NABMAN 1823 sl. obs.
– a constable; a policeman BANGIE 1870 Sc.
– a constable; a policeman; a deputy sheriff FEE GRABBER 1967 Amer. dial.
– a constable; a policeman; a guardian of the peace; also, a police-office clerk BEAKSMAN 1821 UK sl.
– a constable; a sheriff’s officer; a bailiff; one who makes it his business to scent out or hunt down; a beadle BEAGLE 1559
– a constable; a watchman MAN IN THE MOON M17 sl.
– a constable; a watchman, a policeman HARNESS 1848 UK criminals’ sl.
– a constable or beadle; a parish officer BANG-BEGGAR 1715 Eng. dial.
– a constable or justice of the peace ALGUACIL;  ALGUAZIL 1888 Amer. Southwest usage
– a constable or police officer GRAB 1821 criminals’ sl.
– a constable or sheriff’s officer SCAB 1591 sl.
– a constable; the parish-constable or beadle HARMAN-BECK 1567 thieves’ sl. obs.
– a district constable PAN-HEAD 1940s W. Indies sl.
– a district constable PAN KIBBA 1940s W. Indies sl.
– a high constable HAMLET c1698 UK criminals’ sl.
– a petty constable having supervision of a city ward VERDERER 1791 obs.
– a senior or chief constable; in later use as a specific rank in certain police forces, notably in India and Pakistan where it is approximately equivalent to a police sergeant elsewhere HEAD CONSTABLE 1562


CONSTANT, CONSTANTLY – ADJECTIVES
constant, continual; unceasing, ceaseless NEVER-CEASING c1602
constant, uninterrupted, continual ITHAND a1300 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.

CONSTANT etc. – ADVERBS
constantly EVERY CONSTANT 1940 Amer. dial.
constantly, all the time FROM ARSEHOLE TO BREAKFAST TIME L19 sl.
constantly, always ALL THE WAY 1976 Amer. dial.
constantly, always, perpetually, frequently, continually, continuously EVERLIE; EVERLY 1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
constantly, continually; assiduously, diligently ITHANDLY a1400 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
constantly, every day DAY AN’ DAILY 1790 Eng. dial.
constantly, every day, continually DAILY-DAY 1881 Sc.
constantly, frequently EVERY HANDS WHILE Bk1900 Eng. dial.


CONSTELLATION – ADJECTIVES
– pert. to the constellation Leo LEONIC a1658 obs. rare
 
CONSTELLATION – NOUNS
– a constellation CATASTERISM 1837
– a constellation SIGN 1398 obs. rare
– a star in the constellation of Ursa Major JACK BESIDE THE MIDDLE HORSE 1934 Sc.
– the belt in the constellation Orion ELL AND YARD;  ELLENYARD 1891 Amer. dial.
– the Belt of Orion GOLDEN YARD;  YARD 1551 obs.
– the constellation Aquarius SKINKER 1591 obs.
– the constellation Aquarius WATER-POURER 1565 obs.
– the constellation called Orion’s belt THE KING’S ELLWAND 1838 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– the constellation called Orion’s belt THE LADY’S ELLWAND Bk1900 Sc.
– the constellation of Orion MILKING STARS 1936 Amer. dial.
– the constellation of the Great Bear, Ursa major WAGON-AND-HORSES Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– the constellation Orion HELLINYEAR 1940 Amer. dial., African-American usage
– the constellation Pleiades SEVEN SISTERS 1928 Amer. dial.
– the constellation Ursa major JACK AND HIS TEAM Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– the constellation Ursa major JACK AND HIS TEAM GOING TO PIT Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– the constellation Ursa major JACK AND HIS WAGON Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– the constellation Ursa major JACK AND HIS WAIN Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– the constellation, the Great Bear DICK AND HIS TEAM Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the constellation, the Great Bear DICK WITH HIS WAGON Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the seven chief stars of the constellation of the Great Bear SISTERS c1450
– the seven stars in the constellation of the Great Bear, called also the Plough or Wain CAR 1633 obs.
– the stars in the constellation Orion called Orion’s sword ST. PETER’S STAFF 1710 Sc.
– the three stars forming the belt of the constellation Orion LADY’S YARD-BAND;  YARD-BAND Bk1905 Eng. dial.


CONSTERNATION – INTERJECTIONS
used as an expression of consternation, amazement, denial, etc. KAH-KA-KA! 1835 Amer. dial.
used as an expression of consternation, amazement, denial, etc. KAI!;  KI! 1835 Amer. dial.

CONSTERNATION – NOUNS
a state of consternation or tumult FARIE;  FARY 1500-20 Sc. obs.


CONSTIPATED, CONSTIPATION – ADJECTIVES
constipated BACKED UP 1969 Amer. dial.
constipated BALLED UP 1968 Amer. dial.
constipated BELLY-BOUND 1607
constipated BUNGED UP c1960 Amer. dial.
constipated CHEESE-BOUND 1950 Amer. dial.
constipated HARD PACKED 1967 Amer. dial.
constipated LOCKED (UP) 1967 Amer. dial.
constipated; confined in the bowels BOUND 1530
constipated; costive FAST c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
constipated; costive HARD-BOUND 1735
not constipated; said of the bowels OPEN 1562

CONSTIPATED etc. – NOUNS
constipation HARD BOWELS 1967 Amer. dial.
constipation; obstruction of the intestines LOCKED BOWELS 1938 Amer. dial.
something that promotes constipation when eaten CHOKEM 1928 Amer. dial.
something that promotes constipation when eaten CHOKER 1925 Amer. dial.

CONSTIPATED etc. – VERBS
to be constipated BE HEATED UP IN THE BOWELS Bk1902 Eng. dial.
to cause constipation in the bowels; to become constipated LOCK c1938 Amer. dial.


CONSTITUTED – ADJECTIVES
constituted, settled, arranged BESTEAD c1300 obs.
constituted, settled, arranged BESTED c1300 obs.


CONSTITUTION – NOUNS
individual constitution IDIONOMY 1651 obs.


CONSTRAIN, CONSTRAINT – NOUNS
constraint, imprisonment; forced confinement DURANCE a1535
constraint, violence, force, or compulsion, exercised by or upon persons NEED c825 obs.

CONSTRAIN etc. – VERBS
to constrain, to restrain BEDWYNGE 1480 obs.
to exercise constraint or compulsion upon one NEED c825 obs.


CONSTRUCT, CONSTRUCTED, CONSTRUCTION – ADJECTIVES
– constructed, built up, formed, instituted, arranged EDIFICATE c1470 obs.
 
CONSTRUCT etc. – NOUNS
– anything poorly constructed MEXICAN RIG 1966 Amer. dial., derogatory
– construction; the act of fabricating FABRICATURE 1600 obs.
– construction; workmanship; the doing or making of a work OPIFICE 1616 obs.
– in construction: a pile driver MONKEY 1965 Amer. sl.
– the act or process of construction or building EDIFICE 1580 obs.
 
CONSTRUCT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a construction worker; a person who wears protective headgear HARDHAT 1949 orig. & chiefly US
– a homosexual construction worker HARD-HATTED HANNA Bk1972 homosexual sl.
– a person who constructs, fabricates, or fashions anything; a maker or manufacturer FABRICANT 1757 rare
– a person who constructs, fashions, frames or makes FABRICKER 1698 obs.
– in construction camps: an employee who looks after beds and belongings CAMP DOG 1927 Amer. dial.
 
CONSTRUCT etc. – VERBS
– to construct beneath; to lay as a foundation SUBSTRUCT 1847 rare
– to construct, fashion, frame, make FABRIC 1623 obs.
– to construct; to arrange; to fit FAIT 1635-6 obs.
– to construct; to build (a dwelling, edifice) of the usual building materials EDIFY a1340 rare
– to construct; to build, or to make, as a house, ship, etc.; later, to build or construct of wood TIMBER a750 obs.
– to construct; to make EFFECT 1791 rare
– to construct; to make, to prepare; to put in order, to arrange TIFF 1300s obs.


CONSTRUCTIVE – ADJECTIVES
constructive CATASKEUASTIC 1645 obs. rare


CONSTRUE – VERBS
to construe STRUE Bk1904 school sl.


CONSULT, CONSULTATION – NOUNS
– a consultation, a conference CON 1961 UK lawyers’ sl.
consultation, consideration, deliberation, reckoning; weighing of opinions ADVICE 1366 obs.

CONSULT etc. – VERBS
to consult or take counsel together CAST HEADS TOGETHER 1526 obs.
to consult or take counsel together DRAW HEADS TOGETHER c1381 obs.
to consult or take counsel together LAY HEADS TOGETHER 1551
to consult, to confer PALAVER 1877
to consult, to confer, to parley; to speak together or with another upon a matter IMPARL 1579-80 obs.


CONSUME – VERBS
to consume food or drink heartily PUT BACK 1974 Amer. sl.
to consume, to diminish, to waste DECOCT 1629 obs.
to consume, to gnaw, to devour TO-FRET a1225 obs.
to consume, to imbibe, to take into the stomach, usually with implication of haste or greed PAUNCH 1821 Sc.
to consume, to spend SCARE Bk1904 Eng. dial.


CONTACT – NOUNS
contact, the act of touching TACTION 1623
contact, touch TACTURE 1597 obs.
the act of bringing something into contact with another thing ADMOTION 1603 obs.

CONTACT – VERBS
– to lose contact; to move away ABSCEDE 1650 obs. rare


CONTAIN, CONTAINING – ADJECTIVES
containing or holding all things OMNITENENT 1656 obs.

CONTAIN etc. – VERBS
to contain, to include, to comprise TAKE c1200 obs.
to contain, to take in, to hold, to comprehend BEGRIPE 1393 obs.
to contain, to take in, to receive, to hold KEEP c1020 obs.


CONTAINER – NOUNS
a container, a box BUST a1250 obs.
a container or an empty bottle DEAD MARINE 1831 sl.
a container or an empty bottle DEAD SOLDIER 1917 sl., orig. US
a container or an empty bottle MARINE 1831 sl.
a container or an empty bottle OLD SOLDIER 1909 US sl.
any container or vessel that has been emptied, esp. a bottle once containing alcohol EMPTY 20C sl.


CONTAMINATE, CONTAMINATED, CONTAMINATION – ADJECTIVES
contaminated; tainted FLYBLOWN 1573

CONTAMINATE etc. – NOUNS
an abnormal fear of contamination or uncleanliness, as of soiling one’s hands by touching anything MYSOPHOBIA 1879

CONTAMINATE etc. – VERBS
to contaminate TANG Bk1905 Eng. dial.
to contaminate, to defile, to disfigure, to pollute; to debase DETURPATE 1623 obs.
to contaminate, to infect, as with disease BESMIT a1225 obs.
to contaminate, to pollute, to defile, to corrupt, to befoul INQUINATE 1542 obs.


CONTEMPLATED, CONTEMPLATION – ADJECTIVES
that admits of being contemplated BEHOLDABLE c1449 obs.

CONTEMPLATED etc. – NOUNS
mental contemplation; consideration BEHOLDING a1520 obs.


CONTEMPORARY – ADJECTIVES
contemporary; existing or living at the same time COETANEOUS 1649

CONTEMPORARY – NOUNS, PERSON
a contemporary TIME-FELLOW 1638 obs.
a contemporary in age YEALING;  YEELIN’;  YEILDIN 1728 Sc.
a contemporary; one born in the same year as another YAMAL;  YAMMAL;  YAMMANLD 1845 Sc.
a contemporary; one of the same age AGEMATE 1583 obs.