Reverse Dictionary: DAB – DAM

– to dabble DOBBLE 1899 Amer. dial.
– to dabble, to become covered with blood or the like LAPPER 1728 Sc.
– to dabble; to do a little of anything; to do slightly TIPPLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– full of or furnished with daffodils DAFFODILLY 1892 rare
– a daffodil AFFODILL Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil BELL-ROSE Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil BUTTER AND EGGS 1876 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil BUTTERCUP 1956 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFADILE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFADILLY;  DAFFODILLY 1538 poetic & Eng. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFADOWNDILLY 1573
– a daffodil DAFFONDILLY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFY M19 colloq.
– a daffodil DAFFYDILLY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFY DOWN Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil DAFFYDOWNDILLY 1573
– a daffodil EASTER FLOWER 1877 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil EASTER LILY 1900 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil MARCH FLOWER 1937 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil MARCH LILY 1968 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil POSS FLOWER 1957 Amer. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus incomparabilis and bicolor EGGS AND BACON Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus DILLY Bk1900 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus HAVERDRIL Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus LADY’S RUFFLES 1896 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus LENTEN LILY 1896 rare
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-narcissus LENT-LILY 1796
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-Narcissus QUEEN ANNE’S FLOWERS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil, Narcissus Pseudo-Narcissus SAINT-PETER’S BELL 1890 Eng. dial.
– a daffodil; usually in plural DAFF 20C sl.
– a double daffodil SCRAMBLED EGGS 1978 Amer. dial.
– daffodils of various kinds EGGS AND BUTTER Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a dagger DAG-DURK a1828 Sc. obs.
– a short, fat dagger BAYONET 1692 obs.
– to daggle, to render wet or muddy LAG c1440 obs.
– daily COTIDIAL 1502 obs.
– daily DATELY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– daily QUOTIDIAL 1502 obs.
– daily QUOTIDIANLY 1447 rare
– daily, constantly, every day DAY AN’ DAILY Bk1900 Sc. & Ireland
– daily, day by day QUOTIDIALLY c1430 obs.
– daily, every day QUOTIDIANARY 1719 obs. rare
– daily, every day, continually, constantly DAILY-DAY 1881 Sc.
– daily, on each day A-DAY c1500
– daily, pert. to every day QUOTIDIAN c1380
– performing some act daily; said of a person QUOTIDIAN 1456 rare
– daintified condition DAINTIFICATION 1780 nonce word
– affectedly dainty; finicky in dress, language, and behaviour PRICK-ME-DAINTY 1820 chiefly Sc.
– dainty DAINTEOUS c1386 obs.
– dainty DAINTETH c1430 obs.
– dainty DAINTIFUL 1393 obs.
– dainty DAINTIVE 1526 obs. rare
– dainty NIDDLETY-NODDLETY 1829 Sc. 
– dainty NIDITY-NODITY 1879 Sc. 
– dainty about one’s food; squeamish CAGMAG 19C Eng. dial.
– dainty, affected, fastidious, affecting delicacy of taste, squeamish OGERTFUL 1754 Sc.
– dainty as to food, fastidious SAUCY 1573 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– dainty, delicate, effeminate; small and pretty MINIONETTE 1749 obs. rare
– dainty; delicious to the palate; fond of delicate food FRIAND 1599 obs.
– dainty, fanciful MIMMOCKY 1896 Eng. dial., contemptuous usage
– dainty, fanciful about food; affected, mincing MIMPING 1871 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– dainty, fanciful about food; affected, mincing MIMPY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious DENTICAL 1894 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious MARCHPANE 1598
– dainty, fastidious, delicate TAFFETA 1588
– dainty, fastidious, delicate TIFFETY-TAFFETY 1595 obs. nonce word
– dainty, fastidious, delicate, accustomed to be petted CADDLING Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious, delicate; difficult to please; particular, ticklish DANGEROUS c1386 obs.
– dainty, fastidious, fanciful, affected MIMPSY-PIMSY 1892 Eng. dial.
– dainty; fastidious in appetite CADDLE Bk1890 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious in eating MEALY-MOUTHED Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious, nice; prim QUAINT 1483 obs.
– dainty, fastidious, overnice, squeamish, over-particular; sensitive, jealous of one’s own dignity DAUNCH c1460 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious, particular, delicate florid TAFFETY 1719
– dainty, fastidious, squeamish DENCH;  DENSH1828 Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious, squeamish; easily upset or disordered TICKLE c1456 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– dainty, fastidious, squeamish; scrupulous NESH 1839 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– dainty in appetite; puny, sickly, weakly MIMMOCKING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dainty or fastidious in appetite WANTON 1530 obs.
– dainty, particular as to food TARTY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dainty, pretty, little, nice NINKI 1908 Sc., children’s usage
– dainty, small and neat DINKY L18 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– dainty, squeamish KECKLE-STOMACHED Bk1901 Eng. dial.
– dainty, squeamish in eating TEWEY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dainty, squeamish; loathing the sight of food; over-fastidious; faint-hearted KECKEN-HEARTED Bk1901 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– dainty, squeamish, over-particular, fussy, difficult to please PAUKY;  PAWKY Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– dainty, squeamish, precise DINK 1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– excessively dainty or fastidious FEAT 1540 obs. exc. arch. & Eng. dial.
– feeding daintily, delicate, luxurious ABRODIETICAL 1627 obs.
– of a dainty fastidious taste or appetite DENSH-GOBBED B1900 Eng. dial.
– of a dainty fastidious taste or appetite DENSH-STOMACHED B1900 Eng. dial.
– with dainty habits; attractive; agreeable TASTY 1870 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– daintily, nicely SIZELY 1575 obs. rare
– a dainty EISTACK 1773 Sc. obs.
– a dainty, a delicacy DAINTITH 1718 Sc. obs.
– a dainty, a delicacy; generally used in plural NIMM 1929 Sc. 
– a dainty, a novelty NEWELTY 1873 Eng. dial.
– a dainty, a novelty NEWLITY 1873 Eng. dial.
– a dainty, a tidbit EATTOCK 1905 Sc.
– a dainty, a tidbit SUNKET 1788 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a dainty or sweet SUKKARKE c1400 obs. rare
– anything superlatively dainty, fine, or neat DANDY 1837-40 sl. or colloq
– a small dainty or delicacy eaten as a relish to plainer food TASTE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– daintiness DAINTIHOOD 1780 rare
– daintiness; fastidiousness DAINTY 1590 obs.
– the eating of dainties, esp. of fish OPSOPHAGY 1854
– a dainty, fanciful person; one who is slow and undecided, or namby-pamby SANNOCK  Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a dainty, fine, or fashionable girl or woman NICEBECETUR c1520 obs.
– a dainty, fine, or fashionable girl or woman NICEBICE 1595 obs. rare
– an eater of dainties OPSOPHAGIST 1854
– a person of dainty taste in food; an epicure FRIAND 1598 obs.
– a person with a dainty and fastidious appetite or manner MAMMOCK;  MIMMOCK;  MUMMOCK Bk1905 Eng. dial.

– to eat dainties OPSOPHAGIZE 1854
– to feed daintily LIGURATE 1623 obs.
– to make dainty DAINTIFY 1780 nonce word
– a dairy DEY-HOUSE 1870 Eng. dial.
– a dairy LACTARY 1669-81
– a dairy; an establishment for the sale of milk dairy LACTARIUM 1809
– a dairy; the furniture of a dairy; dairy-work; the number of cows kept to supply a dairy MILKNESS 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– dairy produce; milk MILKNESS 1768 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a dairy farmer HERRINGBONER 2002 NZ sl.
– a dairy farmer or stockman; an employee of a dairy farm COW-SPANKER 1906 Aust. & NZ sl. 
– a dairymaid DEY-WOMAN  Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a dairymaid; a woman having charge of a dairy DEY 1768 Sc.
– a person in charge of a dairy, whether male or female DEY 1877 Sc.
– the manager of a dairy on a dairy-farm BOWER Bk1911 Sc.
– a children’s name for the daisy, Bellis perennis DICKY-DAISY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a daisy; esp. Bellis Perennis MARGARET a1500 obs.
– a daisy; esp. Bellis Perennis MARGARETTE a1500 obs.
– a daisy, esp. Bellis Perennis MARGARITE a1500 obs.
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis BAIRNWORT 1788 Eng. dial.
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis MARGUERITE 1866 rare
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis MARY-GOWLAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis NAILS Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis WALLIE 1824 Sc.
– the common daisy, Bellis perennis WALY-SPRIG 1824 Sc.
– a dalliance; a flirtation CANOODLE 1976 Amer. dial.
– dallying, trifling, uncertain ODDLING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a dallying, indelicate toying; loose conversation, smutty language DAFF 1721 Sc. obs.
– to dally BOURD Bk1911 Sc.
– to dally in the company of, to hang around, to follow about, esp. a woman TAIGLE WITH 1827 Sc.
– to dally, to dawdle, to be idle; to waste time out of ineptitude or design LALLYGAG;  LOLLIGAG;  LOLLYGAG 1862 US sl.
– to dally, to flirt; to avoid an exclusive commitment to one romantic partner BUTTERFLY 1893 obs.
– to dally, to fritter away time DALLACK Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to dally, to idle; to act foolishly like lads and lasses at a fair; to frolic, to trifle GAMFLE;  GAMPHLE 1808 Sc.
– to dally, to loiter; to linger, to tarry, to delay TAIGLE;  TEAGLE a1700 Sc.
– to dally, to sport, to frolic; to play the wanton; to indulge in lasciviousness WANTONIZE 1592 arch.
– to dally, to tarry, to stop; to loiter, to linger about HANKER 1791 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to dally, to trifle PADGEL Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to dally, to trifle, to potter, to waste time in a trifling activity PLAY THE WANTON 1529
– to dally, to trifle, to waste time; to roam about aimlessly or idly TAIVER;  TAVER 1808 Sc.
– to dally with, to trifle TIG 1634
– a dam, a barrier RAMPIRE 1586 obs.
– a dam, a weir DEM 1876 Eng. dial.
– a dam or weir for retaining water KEEP 1617 rare
– a temporary dam constructed across a river SUDD c1900
– causing damage or loss; injurious DAMNIFIC 1727 obs.
– damaged DAMIFIED 1924 Amer. dial.
– damaged DEBOIST 1641 obs.
– damaged, battered, spoiled; confused BOOGERED UP;  BUGGERED UP 1931 Amer. dial.
– damaged, broken BUNG 1930 Aust. sl.
– damaged, broken SKEE-WHIFFED 1993 Amer. dial.
– damaged by excessive heat FIREFANGED 1839 Amer. dial.
– damaged, disfigured, mutilated MARRED 1870
– damaged, distorted, rickety SQUEEGEE 1959 Amer. dial.
– damaged, injured LESED a1600 Sc.
– damaged, misused GUNNY-SACKED 1942 Amer. dial.
– damaged, rundown, out of order TORE-UP;  TORN-UP 1965 Amer. dial.
– damaged, rundown, out of order; beaten, bruised, injured BUNGED UP 1899 Amer. dial.
– damaged, torn, untidy; said of things HACKLE UP 20C W. Indies sl.
– damaged; worn out; of unimpressive appearance; completely exhausted BEAT-UP 20C Amer sl., World War II
– fraught with damage, hurtful, injurious; causing loss or disadvantage DAMAGEOUS c1386 obs.
– liable to be damaged DAMAGEABLE 1755
– a damaged or unsound place; a flaw, a crack FAULT 1514 obs.
– an act of damaging, or the fact of being damaged DAMAGEMENT 1603 rare
– damage DAMNAGE 1707 Sc. obs.
– damage, detriment, impairment, injury IMPEACHMENT 1548 obs.
– damage, harm, injury PAYMENT 1856 Eng. dial.  
– damage, havoc, injury HACK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– damage, hurt, harm, injury OFFENCE c1374 obs.
– damage, hurt, harm, mischief SCADE; SKADE 1899 Sc.
– damage, hurt, injury OFFENSION c1374 obs.
– damage, impairment, loss, harm PAIRMENT c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– damage inflicted by a person WANING c1175 obs.
– damage, injury DAMISH 1820 Sc.
– damage, injury DAMMISHMENT 1827 Sc.
– damage, injury SUFFERANCE 1604 obs. rare
– damage, injury, detriment IMPEACH 1575 obs.
– damage, injury, hurt, loss, danger; expense SCATHE 1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– damage, injury, impairment PAIRING 1382 obs.
– damage, loss, harm LACK Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– damage, mischief JEEL 1887 Eng. dial.
– damage, mischief, harm DANGER c1400 obs.
– damage, offense ANNOYANCE 1886 Eng. dial.
– damage, offense NOYANCE 1886 Eng. dial.
– damage to clothes, flowers, or the like TASH 1808 Sc. 
– something that can damage or weaken a particular person or thing; an Achilles heel KRYPTONITE 1943
– the sustaining of damage, harm, or detriment; loss TINSEL a1300 obs.
– to become damaged by excessive heat FIREFANG 1839 Amer. dial.
– to completely damage or destroy something so that it is beyond all hope of repair WRITE OFF 1910s sl., orig. Royal Air Force
– to damage or harm someone or something CROCK UP Bk2006 US sl.
– to damage or spoil in quality DEBAUCH 1633 obs.
– to damage; to batter; to strike repeatedly with hard blows HATTER 1508 Sc. obs.
– to damage; to break down; to destroy RACKTIFY 1922 Amer. dial.
– to damage; to break down; to destroy RACTIFY 1950 Amer. dial.
– to damage; to break down; to destroy RECTIFY 1909 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to break, to wreck TEAR UP 1939 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to destroy or injure SHEND a1000 arch.
– to damage, to disfigure BOOGER;  BUGGER 1950 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to hurt, to injure; to impair; to hinder the action, progress, or well-being of IMPEACH 1563 obs.
– to damage, to hurt, to trouble ANNOY 1580 Eng. dial.
– to damage, to injure ADOMMAGE 1475 obs. rare
– to damage, to injure DAMISH;  DAMMISH 1894 Sc.
– to damage, to injure, to crack; to spoil, to harm in some way, esp. of clothing SCAM 1866 Sc.
– to damage, to injure, to destroy TERRIFY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to damage, to injure, to destroy, esp. by misuse RIMRACK 1841 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to injure, to destroy; to defame SCATHE 1859 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to damage, to injure, to hurt MAKE WORK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to damage, to injure, to hurt; to cause, injury, loss, or inconvenience to DAMNIFY 1512  rare (very common in the 17th century)
– to damage, to injure, to hurt; to spoil MISCHIEVE 1715 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to damage, to knock about; to stun, to stupefy DAUMER 1871 Sc.
– to damage, to mangle, to maul MAGGLE 1456 Sc. obs.
– to damage, to ruin, to spoil; to make a mess of BUGGER UP 1891
– to damage, to spoil; to confuse, to disorder BOOGER UP 1934 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to spoil; to destroy; to make a mess of HASH 1773 Sc.
– to damage, to spoil, to ruin JIM (UP) 1913 Amer. dial.
– to damage, to spoil, to ruin PLAY THE BEAR 1888 Eng. dial.
– to damage; to wreak havoc with SCROG 1975 Amer. dial.
– to damage; to wreck; to harm RACK UP 1950s US sl.
– to inflict great damage upon; to play the deuce with PLAY THE BEAR WITH 1881
– to suffer damage or loss; to lose POHO 1938 Hawaii
– damn it! TORMENT IT! 1924 Amer. dial.
– to damn DANG L18 euphemism
– to damn DARN M19 euphemism
– to damn, to curse BLAST Bk1994 Amer. sl.
– damnably THUNDERATION 1835 Amer. euphemism
– damnably, desperately, execrably TARNATION 1790
– damnable, accursed GODDAM E20 colloq.
– damned BLASTED 1750 sl.
– damned BLIPPY 1974 US euphemism
– damned DAD-BLAMED 1844 US euphemism
– damned DAD-BLOOMED 1912 US sl.
– damned DAD-BURN 1829
– damned DAD-GASTED 1892 US sl.
– damned DAD-GUM 1930s US sl.
– damned DAD-GUMMED 1930s US sl.
– damned DAD-RATTED 1844 US sl.
– damned DAD-SHAVED 1867 US sl.
– damned DAD-SHIMMED 1839 US sl.
– damned DAD-SWAMPED 1863 US sl.
– damned DAMMELLED Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– damned DANG-BANG M19
– damned DANG-BURN M19
– damned DANG-GUM M19
– damned DANGY M19
– damned DARNATION L18 US euphemism
– damned DARNED 1807 US euphemism
– damned DASHED 1881 euphemism
– damned DASTED L19 US euphemism
– damned D’D M19 euphemism
– damned DIDDY-DAMNED 1968 Amer. dial.
– damned DING 1845 Amer. dial.
– damned DINGED 1859 Amer. dial.
– damned DING-SWIZZLED 20C US colloq.
– damned DOM’D L16
– damned DUMBED L19 US euphemism
– damned ETERNAL 19C jocular usage
– damned GALLFIRED 1900s US euphemism
– damned JEASLEY;  JEASLY 1930s euphemism
– damned JEEZLESS 1979 Amer. dial.
– damned JEEZLY 1965 Amer. dial.
– damned JO-JEEZLY 1979 Amer. dial.
– damned RAMMED M19 sl.
– damned TARNACIOUS 1859 Amer. dial.
– damned TARNATION 1783 Amer. dial.
– damned TORMENTED 1825 Amer. dial.
– damned; annoying, troublesome, vexatious PLAGUEY 1834 Amer. dial.
– damned; annoying, troublesome, vexatious PLEGGY 1922 Amer. dial.
– damned, blasted FETCH-TAKED 1953 Amer. dial.
– damned; bloody QUALIFIED L19 Brit. euphemism
– damned, confounded DAD-BLASTED 1840 US euphemism
– damned, confounded DAXED Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– damned, confounded DIZZY 1970 Amer. dial.
– damned, confounded; used for emphasis FETCHED 1854 Amer. dial.
– damned, damn DING DURN 1965 Amer. dial.
– damned, damn GOD DING 1965 Amer. dial.
– damned, darned BLACK-DOGGED 1943 Amer. euphemism
– damned; darned DAG-NABBED 20C Amer. colloq.
– damned; ‘d–d’ DEEDEED 20C US euphemism
– damned; euphemism for ‘fucking’ FLOPPING 1969 Aust. euphemism
– damned; excessive DAMNATION c1750 colloq.
– damned, hell-fired JO-FIRED M18 euphemism
– damned, infernal; damnable; used as an intensifier TARNAL 1790 Amer. dial.
– damned; pert. to the devil DEUCED L18 sl.
– damned; stupid; contemptible ASSHOLE 1935 Amer. sl.
– damned, wretched DAG-BLAMED 1840s Amer. sl.
– damned, wretched DAG-BLASTED 1840s Amer. sl.
– damned; wretched; nasty; accursed DANGED 1870s Amer. euphemism
– damned; wretched, nasty; silly DERNED 1780s euphemism
– damned GOSHED 1931 Amer. euphemism
– damned; extremely BLUE 1968 Amer. dial.
– damned; infernal EVERLASTING 1904 Amer. dial.
– damned; very, extremely, immeasurably, excessively EVERLASTINGLY 1889 Amer. dial.
– a damned soul in hell WARLOCK a900 obs. rare
– damp THAMPY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– damp THANY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– damp and sticky from perspiration; clammy, sweaty, dirty, grimy PUGGY 1790 Eng. dial.
– damp and warm; said of the weather MALMY 1677 Eng. dial.
– damp, chilly and unpleasant, raw, bleak, depressing; said of the weather OORLICK 1808 Sc.
– damp; humid MOISTY 1966 Amer. dial.
– damp, humid, muggy, damp; said of the weather GIFFY;  GIVEY;  GIVY 1829 Amer. dial.
– damp, juicy, moist VOK(E)Y 1790 Eng. dial.
– damp, moist BATHY Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– damp, moist DABBY 1581
– damp, moist; esp. used of meal THAIN;  THANE Bk1905 Sc.
– damp, moist, exuding moisture EVING 1892 Eng. dial.
– damp, moist, muggy; said of the weather MIGGY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– damp, moist; said of air ULIGINOUS 1661 obs. rare
– damp, moist, soft THONY 1691 Eng. dial.
– damp, moist, wet NESH 1387 rare
– damp, moist, wet, clammy WA(C)K 1513 Sc. obs.
– damp, moist, wet; soft from dampness THONE 1691 Eng. dial.
– damp, muddy, mucky LAGGY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– damp, muddy, mucky LIGGY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– damp, musty; covered with perspiration FADY 1790 Eng. dial.
– damp, musty, fusty RAFTY 1655 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– damp, sodden, soft, wet SAM-ZODY 1889 Eng. dial.
– damp, sodden, soft, wet SAM-ZOED Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– damp; soggy and limp with moisture SAD 1922 Sc.
– damp, wet, rainy ROTTEN 1567
– damp, wet, rainy SAFT 1812 Sc.
– damp, wet, rainy, showery; said of the weather DABBLY 1879 Eng. dial.
– damp, wettish THONISH 1740 Eng. dial.
– having a damp smell RAMZY 1970 Amer. dial.
– made damp DAGGED Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– somewhat damp; affected with moisture DAMPY a1691
– somewhat damp or dank; dampish DANKY 1796
– unpleasantly damp DRIZZERABLE 19C sl.
– very damp DAMP AS A SCOTCH MIST 1844 Amer. dial.
– DAMPINESS the state of being ‘dampy’ or somewhat damp …1830 rare
– DANK wetness, humidity, damp …? a1400 obs.
– DEG(G) damp, moisture; a drop of water …1897 Eng. dial.  
– LAGGER clinging dampness on grass in the morning …1925 Sc.
– DAG to sprinkle water with the hand; to make damp …1790 Eng. dial.
– DANK to wet, to damp, to moisten; orig. said of dew, mist, drizzling rain …a1310 obs.