Reverse Dictionary: DIST – DISTZ


DISTANCE – ADJECTIVES
– of distance: near, close AIM 1790 Eng. dial.
– that has come from a distance FAR-COME 1590
 
DISTANCE – ADVERBS
– at a distance ADREIGH 1715 Sc. obs.
– at a distance ALANTOM;  ALANTUM Bk1898 Eng. dial. obs.
– at a distance LANTORN 1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– at a distance, away AT-OWER 1891 Sc.
– at a distance, away, off A-DRIGH c1325 obs.
– at a great distance FAR-ABOUT c1450 obs.
– for a considerable distance FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST 1939 Amer. dial.
– for a considerable distance FROM HELL TO HARLEM 1939 Amer. dial.
– to a distance; afar ADISTANCE 1809
– to a great distance FARLY c1460 obs.
– to a great distance or extent; far, far on FAR-FORTH c1470 obs.
 
DISTANCE – NOUNS
– a being at a distance FAR-BEING 1580
– a distance DISTANT c1938 Amer. dial.
– a great distance; a long way VARST;  VAST 1833 Eng. dial. obs.
– a limit of distance GAUGE 1600 obs.
– a long and unappealing distance SCHLEP;  SHLEP 1960s sl.
– a long and unappealing distance SHLAP 1960s sl.
– a long distance A RIGHT SMART CHANCE 1927 Amer. dial.
– a long distance COUNTRY MILE 1951 US sl.
– a long distance FAR PIECE 1932 Amer. dial.
– a long distance FROM JERICHO TO JUNE  837 sl.
– an indefinite distance PIECEWAY 1886 Amer. dial.
– an indefinite distance PIECEWAYS 1932 Amer. dial.
– an indeterminate distance UTAH MILE 1941 Amer. dial.
– an intermediate distance between two points RATCH Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– an intermediate distance between two points REACH Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– an undetermined distance MILES-END-WAYS 1876 Eng. dial.
– an undetermined distance MILES-ENDY-WAYS 1876 Eng. dial.
– a short distance A WHOOP AND A HOLLER 1898 Amer. dial.
– a short distance CAT’S JUMP 1959 Amer. dial.
– a short distance FEW WAYS 1933 Amer. dial.
– a short distance FURLONG WAY c1384 obs.
– a short distance HEN-SCRATCH 1898 Amer. dial.
– a short distance HEN’S GRASS 1950 Amer. dial.
– a short distance RABBIT JUMP 1968 Amer. dial.
– a short distance SHIRTTAIL DISTANCE 1967 Amer. dial.
– a short distance SNEEZE 1938 Amer. dial.
– a short distance SNICKET 1888 Eng. dial.
– a short distance SNORT 1938 Amer. dial.
– a short distance STONE’S THROW 1581
– a short distance TAD 1940 Amer. dial.
– a short distance TAT 1940 Amer. dial.
– a short distance THOUGHT 1824 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a short distance; nearness NEAR-HANDNESS Bk1905 Sc.
– a short, indeterminate distance; a distance PIECE 1776 Amer. dial.
– a very short distance A HEN’S RACE 1898 Ireland
– a very short distance A SPIT AND A STRIDE 1676
– a very short distance OOCH c1960 Amer. dial.
– a very short distance THE TOE’S LENGTH 1824
– a very short distance, a ‘step’ HAUT STRIDE AND LOUP 1838 Sc.
– a very small distance EYELASH 1894
– a very small distance HAND-STIR 1896 Eng. dial.
– distance, furthest length FAR-LENGTH Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the distance between two points RACE 1562 obs.
– the distance of half a city block; usually used with ‘away’ HALF A STRETCH 1940s African-American sl.
– the distance, the background OFFSCAPE 1711 obs.
– the distance travelled between two greasings of a wagon’s wheels;  used as an indefinite measure of distance WAGON GREASE;  WAGON GREASING 1944 Amer. dial.
– the length of the step of a cock, as the measure of a very short distance COCK-STRIDE 1626
– the smallest possible distance TOE-BREADTH 1865 Sc.
 
DISTANCE – PHRASES
– by a great distance or amount BY A TEXAS MILE 1984 Amer. dial.
– for a long distance FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST L19 US sl.
 
DISTANCE – VERBS
– to go an unnecessarily long distance GO WAY TO HALIFAX 1903 Amer. dial.


DISTANT, DISTANTLY (far away) – ADJECTIVES
– distant; far LONGINQUE 1614 obs.
– distant; far away BEHIND AND BEYOND Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– distant, far-off; going far SIDE 1399 obs. rare
– distant, remote LUNGETEYN c1330 obs.
– distant, scattered abroad SCAIF 1864 Eng. dial.

DISTANT etc. (far away) – ADVERBS
– distantly, remotely EMINOUSLY 1657 obs. rare

DISTANT etc. (far away) – NOUNS
– a distant place EAST PASTURE 1967 Amer. dial.
– a place that is very far away BUTT-FUCKING EGYPT Bk2006 US sl.

DISTANT etc. (far away) – PHRASES
– distant, nowhere near NEITHER NIGH NOR BY Bk1905 Eng. dial.


DISTANT (cool or reserved) – ADJECTIVES
– distant, aloof, withdrawn OFF a1555 UK
– distant in manner; sullen, shy, unsociable FAROUCHE 1765
– distant or unapproachable in manners OFFISH Bk1905 Amer. dial.


DISTASTE, DISTASTEFUL – ADJECTIVES
– causing feelings of acute distaste or embarrassment CRINGEWORTHY 1977 Brit. colloq.
– distasteful and distressing GOOEY 1930s sl.
– distasteful, bad, dirty, smelly FUNKY 1946 US sl.
– distasteful, disagreeable, unpleasant, wearisome FASTIDIOUS 1531 obs.
– distasteful, nauseating, unpleasant ICKY-BOO 1920s US sl., chiefly teen usage
– distasteful, nauseating, unpleasant ICKY-POO 1920s US sl., chiefly teen usage
– distasteful, nauseating, unpleasant YICKY 1920s US sl., chiefly teen usage
– distasteful, nauseating, unpleasant, disagreeable, disgusting ICKY 1929 US sl., chiefly teen usage
– distasteful, offensive; foul-smelling, smelly ON THE NOSE 1941 Aust. sl.
– distasteful, often with sexual overtones SLEAZO 1930s sl.
– distasteful, often with sexual overtones SLEAZOID 1930s sl.
– distasteful, often with sexual overtones SLEAZY;  SLEEZY 1930s sl.
– distasteful, sickly, over-sentimental ICK 1960s US sl.
– distasteful, unpleasant ERKY 1950s Aust. sl.
– distasteful, unpleasant NAUSEOUS M17 sl.
– distasteful, unpleasant, bizarre ILK 2000s African-American sl.
– distasteful, unpleasant, contemptible SCABBY M17
– distasteful, unpleasant, disgusting DOOKIE;  DOOKY 1990s US students’ sl.
– highly distasteful GAGGY 1960s US homosexual sl.
 
DISTASTE etc. – INTERJECTIONS & PHRASES
– a phrase indicating utmost distaste or contempt I WOULDN’T TOUCH IT WITH A BARGE-POLE 19C
– a phrase indicating utmost distaste or contempt I WOULDN’T TOUCH IT WITH A FORTY-FOOT POLE 19C
– a phrase indicating utmost distaste or contempt I WOULDN’T TOUCH IT WITH A PAIR OF TONGS 19C
– a phrase indicating utmost distaste or contempt I WOULDN’T TOUCH IT WITH A RED-HOT POKER 19C
– a phrase indicating utmost distaste or contempt I WOULDN’T TOUCH IT WITH THE END OF A BARGE-POLE 19C
– an exclamation expressing distaste, contempt, or disbelief FOOEY! Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– an exclamation of distaste or dislike ICK! 1948 orig. US
– an exclamation of distaste or dislike YECCH!;  YECH!;  YECK! 1969
– an exclamation of distaste or dislike YUCK!;  YUK! 1966
– implies one’s distaste for something that is going to happen in the future I CAN HARDLY WAIT;  I CAN’T HARDLY WAIT 1930s sl.
– implies one’s distaste for what has just been said or done I ASK YOU M19
 
DISTASTE etc. – NOUNS
– a distasteful, confused, and complex state of affairs CAN OF WORMS 1927-28 US
– a distasteful, confused, and complex state of affairs CANFUL OF ANGLE-WORMS 1927-28 US
– a distasteful job or situation BLIVET;  BLIVIT 1940s US sl.
– a distasteful, unpleasant place SKANK-PIT 1999 US sl.
– anything distasteful or bad GARP Bk1966 US students’ sl.
– anything distasteful or filthy MUNG Bk1968 US students’ sl.
– anything distasteful or unpleasant KAKER 1930s sl.
– a sense of distaste or uneasainess; a nervous feeling SAMUEL PEPYS 1980s rhyming sl. for ‘creeps’ (‘Pepys’ pronounced ‘peeps’)
– distasteful behaviour OFF-JIVING 1940s African-American sl.
– something distasteful and strange MAMMOCK 1923 Amer. dial.
– something distasteful and strange MOMMIX 1923 Amer. dial.
– something distasteful or disgusting KEECH 1970s sl.
– something distasteful or disgusting KEEK 1970s sl.
– something distasteful, troublesome, or discomforting BOOGER 1956 Amer. dial.
 
DISTASTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a distasteful or disliked female BEAST 1948 US sl.
– a distasteful or unpleasant person KAKER 1930s sl. 
– a distasteful person BACK OF THE NECK 1940s Irish sl.
 
DISTASTE etc. – VERBS
– to act in a distasteful manner CHICKENSHIT 1960s sl., orig. US
– to do the most distasteful task CARRY GUTS TO A BEAR 1833 Amer. dial.
– to do the most distasteful task TOTE GUTS TO A BEAR 1863 Amer. dial.
– to do the most distasteful task TOTE VICTUALS TO A NIGGER 1863 Amer. dial.
– to do the most distasteful task TOTE VITTLES TO A BEAR 1863 Amer. dial.
– to have a distaste for one’s food FEEL WALLOW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to have a distaste for one’s food FEEL WALLOW-LIKE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to wince in distaste or embarrassment CRINGE 1868 colloq.


DISTEMPER – NOUNS
– distemper in dogs HARM 1875 Eng. dial.


DISTENDED – ADJECTIVES
– distended BESTENTED 1648 obs. rare
– distended, big, swelling; fat, overgrown BOUZY Bk1911 Sc.


DISTINCT, DISTINCTLY – ADJECTIVES
– distinct, clear, fluent REDD 1836 Sc.
– distinct, clear; open to view, plainly visible FAIR a1568 rare
– distinct, diverse, different SUNDERLY a1225 obs.
– distinct, individual, particular, precise VIDUAL 1850 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– distinct, separate; having an existence, position, or status apart SUNDRY c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– distinct, sharp, clearly outlined SMART 1644 obs.

DISTINCT etc. – ADVERBS
– distinctly, expressly, definitely SIGNANTER 1614 rare
– distinctly, plainly, easily, clearly; frankly, downright FAIR 1393 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

DISTINCT etc. – VERBS
– to make distinct or conspicuous; to distinguish SINGULARIZE 1589


DISTINCTION – NOUNS
– distinction, a decoration GAYNESS 1670 obs.
– distinction, notability SIGNALITY 1650 rare

DISTINCTION – VERBS
– to confer distinction upon ILLUSTRE 1530 obs.
– to have the greatest distinction or happiness possible CALL THE QUEEN ONE’S AUNT Bk1905 Eng. dial.


DISTINCTIVE – ADJECTIVES
– distinctive; recognizable; capable of being perceived or recognized KNOWLEDGEABLE 1518 obs.
– distinctive, significative SIGNAL 1652 obs.


DISTINGUISH, DISTINGUISHABLE – ADJECTIVES
– distinguishable; easily recognized, conspicuous TELLABLE B1900 Eng. dial.

DISTINGUISH etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who distinguishes or discriminates DEEMER c1400 obs.

DISTINGUISH etc. – VERBS
– to distinguish DISTINCT 1982 Amer. dial.
– to distinguish SIGNALIZE 1782 US
– to distinguish oneself DO ONESELF PROUD Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to distinguish oneself MAKE ONE’S MARK Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– to distinguish or separate by their differences DECERN a1535 obs.
– to distinguish, to differentiate; to separate from each other in qualities DIFFER 1883 Eng. dial.
– to distinguish, to discriminate or make a distinction DISCREPATE 1846 rare
– to distinguish, to judge between things; to discern DEEM 1530 obs.
– to distinguish, to make distinct or conspicuous SINGULARIZE 1589
– to distinguish, to recognize; to know TELL 1886 Eng. dial.
– to distinguish, to separate in thought SUNDER a1225 obs.


DISTINGUISHED – ADJECTIVES
– distinguished RARE 1685 obs.
– distinguished, apparent, prominent PARAUNT c1450 obs. rare
– distinguished by birth or wealth; great; important MICKLE 1821 Sc.
– distinguished, elegant, fashionable SPLASH M19 sl.
– distinguished, eminent, excellent, renowned EGREGIOUS c1534 obs.
– distinguished, eminent, famous, renowned EXIMIOUS 1547 rare or 
– distinguished, eminent, notable SINGULAR 1497 obs.
– distinguished, extraordinary, powerful; genuine, thorough REVEREND 1826 Amer.
dial.
– distinguished, famous, notable for a thing NAMELY c1440 obs. exc. Sc.
– distinguished, famous, renowned; rare, choice ODD c1400 obs.
– distinguished in some way SIGNATE 1649
– distinguished in whatever way; remarkable; carefully selected HAND-WAILED 1786 Sc.

DISTINGUISHED – NOUNS
– a brilliant assemblage or crowd of distinguished persons GALAXY 1590
– distinguished position; eminence of rank or position HYPEROCHALITY 1637 obs.

DISTINGUISHED – NOUNS, PERSON
– a distinguished and courageous person HE-ROW Bk1992 Amer. South
– a distinguished and courageous woman HEROWINE Bk1992 Amer. South
– a distinguished or notable person; a very important person TALL POPPY 1931 Aust. colloq.
– a distinguished or prominent person DANDY 1881 Sc.
– a distinguished person; one who excels at something TOP-SAWYER 1823 
– a distinguished, upper-class, or well-dressed person TOFF 1851 Brit. sl.

DISTINGUISHED – VERBS
– to render distinguished or illustrious; to confer distinction upon ILLUSTRE 1530 obs.


DISTORT, DISTORTED, DISTORTION – ADJECTIVES
– distorted THRAWN-LIKE 1893 Sc.
– distorted, crooked CAMPSHO  1727 Sc.
– distorted, crooked CAMSHACK 1727 Sc.
– distorted, crooked, awry; deformed CAMSHOCH 1513 Sc.
– distorted, crooked, twisted KAW-WAW 1859 Eng. dial.
– distorted, damaged, rickety SQUEEGEE 1959 Amer. dial.
– distorted, perverted; macaronic SKEW 1607 obs.
– distorted, twisted, misshapen; uneven; of the brow: knitted THRAWN 1721 Sc.
– having distorted features; surly-faced THRAWN-FACED 1793 Sc.

DISTORT etc. – NOUNS
– distortion, perversion, a twisting OBTORTION a1656 obs. rare

DISTORT etc. – VERBS
– to distort facts, etc., typically to make something appear more appealing or acceptable TWERK 1999 colloq., orig. & chiefly US
– to distort one’s features, to grimace PULL A FACE c1522
– to distort the face; to make grimaces YIRN Bk1905 Sc.
– to distort the features, to make grimaces CUT A FLOURISH 1811
– to distort the features, to make grimaces CUT AN ANTIC 1835
– to distort the features, to make grimaces CUT FACES 1665
– to distort; to bend aside, to twist obliquely OBLIQUATE 1665 rare
– to distort, to bend, to twist, to disorder CAMSHACHLE;  CAMSHACKLE 1819 Sc.
– to distort, to gnarl, to twist, to curl RUNKLE 1722 Sc.
– to distort, to pervert THROW 1835 Sc.
– to distort; to pervert; to force a meaning from TWIST 1821


DISTRACT, DISTRACTED, DISTRACTING, DISTRACTION – ADJECTIVES
– distracted BESTRACT 1581 obs. rare
– distracted BESTRAUGHTED a1650 obs. rare
– distracted DANDY 1873 Eng. dial.
– distracted FORSTRAUGHT c1386 obs.
– distracted and irritable ON THE RAG 1963 US sl.
– distracted, bereft of wits BESTRAUGHT 1580 obs.
– distracted, crazy, mad; simple, foolish; bewildered SCRANNY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– distracted, delirious; off one’s head; out of one’s wits IDLE-HEADED 1599 obs.
– distracted, distraught BESTRAUGHT a1547 obs.
– distracted, half mad BILLED 1869 Eng. dial.
– distracted, hard-pressed, harassed; beaten LANTERED 1870 Eng. dial.
– distracted, inattentive, unreliable FLAKY 1959 US sl.
– distracted, muddled, bewildered WOOL-GATHERED 1891 Amer. dial.
– distracted or distressed; distraught; angry, crazy SPARE 1964 UK sl.
– distracted or in a dream-world AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES 1934
– distracted, perplexed, bewildered, bemused MARRED c1350 obs.
– distracted, raging mad, insane; furious; eager RED-MAD 1794 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– easily distracted; rapidly changing from one thought or interest to another; flighty, changeable RUNNING c1449 obs.
– fraught with distractions, distracting DISTRACTIOUS 1667 obs.
– in a state of extreme distraction TRANCED (OUT) 1997 UK sl.

DISTRACT etc. – NOUNS
– a deliberate distraction or diversion; something designed to conceal or mislead SMOKE-SCREEN 1926
– a distraction, a delay; a putting something by or setting something aside PUT-BY 1548 obs.
– a mind which is very distracted, confused MESSY ATTIC 1960s Amer. sl.
– a state of distracted activity RAMSCOOTER 1922 Sc.
– a state of distracted activity RAMSQUEETER 1922 Sc.
– distracting, distraction of the wits BESTRAUGHTING 1585 obs.

DISTRACT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a distracted, absent-minded person MOONCALF a1627
– a perpetually distracted, dizzy person SPACE CADET 1973 sl.

DISTRACT etc. – VERBS
– to become distracted, upset, or angry GO SPARE 1958 Brit. sl.
– to be distracted and irritable HAVE THE RAG ON 1963 US sl.
– to be distracted, insane, or eccentric HAVE STRAWS IN ONE’S HAIR 1923
– to distract, to be divided in mind PARCEL 1865 Eng. dial.
– to distract, to perplex WEEWAW 1890 Amer. dial.


DISTRAUGHT – ADJECTIVES
– distraught, angry; excited WORKED UP 1883 Amer. sl.
– distraught, bemused DABBLED 1847 Sc.
– distraught, beside oneself; out of one’s senses OUT OF ONE’S REASON 1861 Sc.
– distraught, confused, troubled, disturbed, worried, stressed TROUBLY c1380 obs.
– distraught, crazed, mad, lunatic, insane MAZED 1836 Eng. dial.
– distraught; deeply agitated or troubled EXTRAUGHT 1509 obs.
– distraught, distracted BESTRAUGHT a1547 obs.
– distraught, distracted or distressed; angry, crazy SPARE 1964 UK sl.
– distraught, out of one’s wits STRAUGHT E16 arch. rare
– distraught, wild; frantic RAUNCHY 1954 Amer. dial.
– emotionally distraught or tearful IN BITS 1999 UK sl.
– extremely distraught and nervous KEYED-UP 20C US sl.

DISTRAUGHT – VERBS
– to be very distraught or upset TAKE ON a1450 colloq.


DISTRESS, DISTRESSED, DISTRESSFUL, DISTRESSING – ADJECTIVES
– acutely distressing or painful HARROWING 1810
– causing distress or physical; sore SAIR 1808 Sc.
– causing distress, trouble, or annoyance; full of trouble or care CUMBROUS c1400 obs.
– distressed CUT UP 1843
– distressed; afflicted; overwhelmed with trouble AFFLICT a1393 obs.
– distressed, confused, bewildered, stupid BEDWADDLED 1790 Eng. dial.
– distressed, confused, bewildered, stupid BETOTLED;  BETOTTLED 1790 Eng. dial.
– distressed, confused, bewildered, stupid BEWATTLED 1790 Eng. dial.
– distressed, distracted, distraught; angry, crazy SPARE 1964 UK sl.
– distressed in mind, anxious BAD 1876 Sc.
– distressed or troubled in mind THRUTCHED 1874 Eng. dial.
– distressed, sorrowful, mournful BALEFUL c1325 arch.
– distressed; troubled, annoyed, vexed; affected with grief or trouble AGGRIEVED c1330 obs.
– distressed; troubled; full of trouble AERUMNOUS 1658 obs. rare
– distressful, sorrowful, mournful LANGUOROUS 1490 obs.
– distressing and distasteful GOOEY1930s sl.
– distressing, burdening, grieving, fretting CARKING c1565 obs. or arch.
– distressing, grievous, burdensome, annoying GRAVAMINOUS 1659 obs.
– distressing, painful SMARTFUL 1556 obs.
– distressing, painful SUGHEND a1225 obs.
– distressing, painful; tending to inflict continued distress AFFLICTIVE 1576
– distressing; unsettling; discomfiting OFF-PUTTING 1828 US sl.
– extremely distressing or unpleasant; that causes nausea or severely upsets the stomach GUT-WRENCHING 1972
– in a distressed and confused state of mind; confounded, bewildered, stupefied, surprised BETWATTLED 1790 Eng. dial.
– in distressed circumstances OUT OF THE GATHERS 1847
– keenly distressing the heart HEART-STRUCK 1605 obs.
– senseless with physical distress SCARED SHITLESS 1924 sl.
– terribly distressing HEART-RENDING a1687
​– distressing, heart-breaking HARD-HEARTED Bk1905 Sc.
 
DISTRESS etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– a cry of distress or alarm HARROW! a1300 obs.
– a mild exclamation of distress, etc. WEEPERS! 1950s teen sl.
– an exclamation of distress FUCK A DOG! Bk2006 US sl.
– an exclamation of distress FUCK A DUCK! Bk2006 US sl.
– an exclamation of distress VUYA! 1867 Eng. dial.
 
DISTRESS etc. – NOUNS
– a bout of overwhelming, uncontrollable emotion or agitation as a result of acute distress HYSTERICALS 1797
– acute distress HYSTERIC 1652 obs.
– a prolonged period of distress, esp. from an illness SIEGE Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– a thing that distressed or harasses GALL 1537 obs.
– distress, a being pressed hard by misfortune OPPRESS c1470 obs.
– distress, a being pressed hard by misfortune OPPRESSION 1382 obs.
– distress, agitation or restlessness, a state of panic FLAP 1916 sl.
– distress, anguish; a being bitter to the mind or feelings AMARITUDE 1490 rare, chiefly poetic usage
– distress, anxiety, troubled state of mind; anxious solicitude, labour, or toil CARK c1325 arch.
– distress caused by fear of possible evil, anxiety PAIN 1668 obs.
– distress, disquiet; trouble; absence of ease; uneasiness, discomfort MALEASE a1300 obs.
– distressed condition; woeful plight; sad case LANGUOR a1300 obs.
– distressful state; a being in pain PAINLINESS 1435 obs. rare
– distress, grief WANDREME c1450 obs. rare
– distress, grief, sorrow, pain, trouble, affliction HARM a1000 obs.
– distress, mental suffering; pining, sorrow, affliction of spirit LANGUOR a1300 obs.
– distress, misery, hardship; adversity, poverty WANDRETH c1175 obs.
– distress, pain, uneasiness FAKEMENT Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– distress, sadness; hurtfulness BALEFULNESS 1592
– distress, sorrow, grief; lamentation RUTH c1225 obs.
– distress, trouble CUMBERING 1303 obs.
– distress, trouble CUMBERMENT c1300 obs.
– distress, trouble; annoyance; a troubling or harassing CUMBRANCE 1377 obs.
– distress, trouble, embarrassment, inconvenience CUMBER a1513 obs.
– distress, trouble; oppression OPPRESSURE c1600-8 obs.
– distress, trouble, sorrow, grief, pain BARRAT c1230 obs.
– distress, uneasiness; anxiety, solicitude, care BUSINESS a1000 obs.
– distress, vexation; an encumbering, overloading, or overwhelming; a being overwhelmed or oppressed ACCUMBERING 1340 obs.
– distress, worry, annoyance, trouble HARRISH Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– mental distress, anxiety WORRIT 1838 colloq.
– some distressing news or information, the truth READ ‘EM AND WEEP;  READ THEM AND WEEP 20C US sl.
– something distressing in one’s experience; an affliction, trial THE CROOK IN ONE’S LOT a1732 Sc.
– sweat of distress NEED-SWEAT a1225 obs.
– terrible distress; mental anguish; torment HEART-RENDING 1854
 
DISTRESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who causes overwhelming or intense emotional distress HEARTBREAK 1776
– a person who distresses or harasses GALL 1537 obs.
 
DISTRESS etc. – VERBS
– to become distressed or confused to the point of losing control of oneself MANG 1766 Sc.
– to become distressed or disturbed in mind TAKE ON ONESELF 1631 obs.
– to become distressed or downcast AFFLICT a1393 obs.
– to be distressed or downcast GLOPPEN a1400 obs.
– to be distressed, to grieve, to feel sorry VEX 1825 Sc.
– to be distressing SUGH a1225 obs.
– to be overcome with distress, anger, or madness; to lose control of one’s senses; to rave AWEDE a1000 obs.
– to distress greatly; to deeply wound the feelings of CUT TO THE HEART 1582
– to distress greatly, to pain; to wound the feelings of HARROW 1602
– to distress greatly; to wound deeply the feelings of CUT UP 1843
– to distress oneself greatly; to be greatly agitated TAKE ON c1430 colloq. & Eng. dial.
– to distress or trouble oneself; to grieve GIVE ONESELF ILL a1300 obs.
– to distress, to annoy, to disturb, to embarrass, to humiliate GRAVEL 1871 Amer. dial.
– to distress, to disquiet; to cause a person to have painful feelings such as guilt or remorse SMITE a1382 arch.
– to distress, to grieve MAR a1300 obs.
– to distress, to grieve, to bring grief or trouble to; to oppress, to treat unfairly AGGRIEVE a1325
– to distress, to harass, to afflict, to oppress; to press hard, use oppression THRING c1175 obs.
– to distress, to harass; to fatigue greatly HARROW 1881 Eng. dial.
– to distress, to harass, to trouble CUMBER a1400 obs.
– to distress, to harass, to trouble, to molest; to press or bear heavily on OPPRESS 1382 obs.
– to distress, to oppress, to grieve; to weigh down; to burden HEAVY c897 obs.
– to distress; to over-tire; to labour under a disease; to recover from a very severe illness TAVE 1875 Sc.
– to distress, to upset ANNOY 1991 Irish sl.
– to distress, to upset PUT ABOUT Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to distress, to vex, to grieve SIT c1230 obs.
– to distress, to worry; to pester WORRIT 1818 colloq.
– to distress, to worry, to trouble AFFRET 1600 obs. rare
– to distress with continued physical or mental suffering; to torment, to trouble AFFLIGE c1550 Sc. obs. rare
– to do something that would have distressed or shocked someone now dead MAKE SOMEONE TURN (OVER) IN HIS GRAVE 1801
– to feel greatly distressed, anxious, or apprehensive FEEL AS THOUGH DEATHSTRUCK Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to speak or behave maliciously, insultingly, or insensitively to someone already in distress or suffering misfortune MOCK THE AFFLICTED 1838


DISTRIBUTE, DISTRIBUTION, DISTRIBUTOR – NOUNS
– distribution, a dispersion, scattering SKAIL 1864 Sc.
– distribution, division SKIFTING c1440 obs.

DISTRIBUTE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a distributor DISTRIBBER 1984 US sl.

DISTRIBUTE etc. – VERBS
– to distribute DISH OUT 1931 UK sl.
– to distribute among two or more persons; to divide or share in profits or indebtedness GO DIVVIES 1966 Amer. dial.
– to distribute in shares; to portion out, to apportion DEAL c1000 obs.
– to distribute, to deal out TO-DEAL c888 obs.
– to distribute, to dispense VENT 1616 obs.
– to distribute, to divide, or make division SKIFT c1420 obs.
– to distribute, to divide, to arrange TO-SET 1387 obs.
– to distribute, to divide, to deal out; to give a share of something to each of a number of persons IMPART 1545 obs.


DISTRICT – NOUNS
– a district containing a hundred townships CANTRED 1387 hist.
– the chief village of a district CAP-CASTLE 1664 obs.


DISTRUST, DUSTRUSTED, DISTRUSTFUL, DISTRUSTFULLY – ADJECTIVES
– distrustful, shy, leery LARY 1906 Amer. dial.

DISTRUST etc. – ADVERBS
– distrustfully, askance; angrily OLD 1881 Eng. dial.
– distrustfully, suspiciously JEALOUSLY 1628 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

DISTRUST etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a distrusted, unethical, selfish, disliked person RAT 20C Amer. sl.

DISTRUST etc. – VERBS
– to distrust; to disbelieve MISTRUE 1898 Sc.
– to distrust, to disbelieve, to regard with suspicion MISDOUBT 1817 Sc. & Eng. dial. 
– to distrust, to doubt; to suspect MISLIPPEN 1816 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to distrust, to doubt, to suspect, to mistrust DIFFIDE 1678 obs.
– to have or feel distrust; to want faith or confidence DIFFIDE 1532 rare
– to regard with distrust; to doubt FEAR 1578 obs.


DISTURB, DISTURBANCE – ADJECTIVES
– causing a disturbance; interfering, meddling PUSSIVANTING 1880 Eng. dial. rare
– characterized by disturbance, noise, excitement, or dissipation RACKETY 1827
 
DISTURB etc. – NOUNS
– a day of disturbance or uproar BLUE-DAY Bk1911 Sc.
– a disturbance DISTURBMENT 1916 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance EXTURBMENT 1970 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance STRAMASH 1837 colloq.
– a disturbance, a blow, an onslaught BANG 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a disturbance; a bustle, fuss HALLEGE 1867 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance; a bustle, fuss HARRIAGE;  HERRIDGE 1867 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance; a commotion RUPTION 1483
– a disturbance, a commotion, a contention; a pother, turmoil CRINKIE-WINKIE 1818 Sc.
– a disturbance, a commotion, an ado, a fuss, an outcry TOUSE;  TOWSE 1836 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a commotion, an outburst AFFRAY a1393 obs.
– a disturbance, a commotion; a state of excitement; a stir, bustle TIRRIVEE 1885 Sc.
– a disturbance, a commotion, disorder SUFFLE 1650 obs. rare
– a disturbance, a confused noise or uproar; a clamour; a hubbub; a fuss OUT-COME-SHOUT 1828 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a confusion THROUGH-OTHER 1792 Sc.
– a disturbance, a crisis; a state of panic, distress, agitation or restlessness FLAP 1916 sl.
– a disturbance, a disorderly noise HIDDIE-GIDDIE B1900 Sc.
– a disturbance, a dispute SCRATTLE 1878 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a fight or argument; a row KICKUP 1843 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a fight or brawl; a quarrel EXTURBMENT 1897 colloq.
– a disturbance, a fuss HEAVE-UP Bk1902 Eng. dial. 
– a disturbance, a fuss, a commotion; a ruckus; a row SHINDY 1828 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a fuss, an excitement SKEDADDLE 1990s sl.
– a disturbance, a fuss, a to-do BLARE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a fuss, hurry; bustle BREE Bk1911 Sc.
– a disturbance, a hubbub, an uproar; a commotion HAY-BAY;  HEY-BEY 1805 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a hullabaloo; a clamorous noise; an uproar LOO 1952 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a hullabaloo; a commotion, a fuss BILLIBUE Bk1911 Sc. 
– a disturbance; an accident; a misfortune MERRY HELL 1873 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance; an angry scene; the end of life FIREWORKS 1889 sl.
– a disturbance, a noise RACKETING 1760
– a disturbance, a noise RUT 1607 obs.
– a disturbance, a noise; an outcry TANTARA;  TANTARRA 1874 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a noise, a tumult; a fuss, row, uproar BOBBERY 1816 Eng. dial. & sl.
– a disturbance; a noisy dispute; a scolding RAG 1825 Sc.
– a disturbance, a noisy quarrel; a tumult UPSCUDDLE 1905 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a noisy quarrel; a tumult UPSCUTTLE 1904 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a noisy squabble, a wrangle COLLIEBUCTION 1864 Sc.
– a disturbance, an uproar BALOO 1847 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, an uproar ROOKUS Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, an uproar SCARE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, an uproar, a commotion, a tumult, rumpus, row KATOWSE 1859 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, an uproar; a fuss, a bother MAKE-ADO 1874 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, an uproar, a fuss, clamour, noisy altercation NARRATION 1871 Sc.
– a disturbance; an uproar, a hubbub; a boisterous noise; a bitter quarrel ROWDY-DOW 1872
– a disturbance, an uproar; a row DUST 1753 sl.
– a disturbance, a quarrel A RARE PIECE OF WORK 1893 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a quarrel, an affray SCRAFFLE 1790 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a quarrel, fight, altercation RACKET 1565
– a disturbance, a racket RICKET 1813 Sc. obs.
– a disturbance, a rage, passion, high temper HEEGARY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a row CHIVOO 1924 Aust. sl.
– a disturbance, a row SHIVOO M19 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– a disturbance, a row, an affray MUSS 1829 colloq., rare
– a disturbance, a row, a noisy quarrel BREEZE 1785 sl.
– a disturbance, a row, an uproar, a commotion, a din, tumult, rumpus CATOUSE 1890 Amer. dial.
– a disturbance, a row, a quarrel SKIMMINGTON 1753 rare
– a disturbance, a row, a quarrel; an outbreak of anger BLOW-OUT 1826 Eng. dial. & US
– a disturbance, a row, a quarrel; an outbreak of anger BLOW-UP 1809 chiefly US
– a disturbance, a row; stir, bustle REEMISH;  REMISH 1879 Sc.
– a disturbance, a state of confusion, excitement or a longing expectation or desire; a vain hope; a quandary NINNY-WATCH 1746 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a to-do, a fuss TINGLE-TANGLE 1880
– a disturbance, a tumult; a state of hot anger REEK Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, a wrangle DACKLE 1923 Sc.
– a disturbance, commotion, uproar, confusion UPSTIR 1549 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a disturbance; confusion REUL 1703 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, disorder, disarray, confusion CADDLE 1825 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, dispute, altercation, an argument, a row BARNEY 1888 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, noise; a fuss DIDO 1880 Eng, dial.
– a disturbance or disorder of any kind CURFUFFLE 1813 Sc.
– a disturbance or disorder of any kind GEFUFFLE 1813 Sc.
– a disturbance, quarrelling REVALLY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, trouble, vexation; bother, annoyance; fuss FASH 1714 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a disturbance, turmoil; a noisy romp; a state of confusion REE-RAW 1854
– a great disturbance TO-DO c1330 colloq.
– a loud disturbance or interruption; a commotion FOOFARA;  FOFARRAW;  FOOFARAW;  FOOFOORAW 1933
– a noisy disturbance OUT-COME-SHOUT 1927 Amer. dial.
– a noisy disturbance, an uproar, a hubbub; a din, a racket TOW-ROW 1877 orig. Eng. dial.
– a noisy disturbance, an uproar, a row MARLOCK 1864 Eng. dial.
– a noisy disturbance, an uproar, a row MAYLOCK 1864 Eng. dial.
– a noisy disturbance, an uproar, a row MORLOCK 1864 Eng. dial.
– a noisy disturbance, a stir, a tumult, a turmoil QUOIL 1798 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a noisy disturbance or merrymaking RANDY-ROW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– an unpleasant disturbance or commotion, display of temper, tantrums AYROM 1850 Eng. dial.
– a violent disturbance or commotion; a noisy argument; a row; a bustling crowd RAMMY 1935 Sc. sl.
– continuous disturbance or noise RACKETRY 1884 obs. rare
– disturbance ALARUM Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– disturbance DISABUSE Bk1900 Sc.
– disturbance STIRRANCE 1623 obs. rare
– disturbance, agitation ROIL 1690 rare
– disturbance, bustle BALL 1825 Sc.
– disturbance, commotion BUSINESS 1514 obs.
– disturbance, commotion, noise, row GARRAY c1460 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
– disturbance, commotion, uproar, tumult, confusion HUBBLE-SHUBBLE c1550 obs. rare
– disturbance, confused noise BURLE 1563 obs.
– disturbance, confusion, bustle, esp. confused preparation for an event SCOW Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– disturbance, confusion, disorder, tumult, uproar; a brawl, hubbub, commotion GARBOIL 1548 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– disturbance, confusion, disturbance SKOUVER 1860 Eng. dial.
– disturbance, confusion, scurry SCOUVER 1860 Eng. dial.
– disturbance, confusion, tumult, uproar, hubbub HABBLE 1795 Sc.
– disturbance, disorder; dissension; strife BROILERY 1521 obs. rare
– disturbance, disorder, noise RANGAT 1500-20 Sc. obs.
– disturbance, excitement, commotion FALARIE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– disturbance, fuss KATOO 1929 Sc.
– disturbance, litter, dust SCAUM;  SCAWM Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– disturbance, molestation DISTROUBLANCE a1400 obs.
– disturbance, noise CANGLE 1938 Sc.
– disturbance of one’s equanimity TIRRIT 1597 rare
– disturbance, trouble, molestation DISTROUBLE c1450 obs. rare
– disturbance, turmoil; a state of confusion REEL-RALL;  REEL-RAWL 1864 Sc.
– disturbance, uproar, fury FURORE 1946
– disturbance, uproar, noise HARMONY Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– feverish disturbance, boiling up, ebullition EXTURBMENT 1605 obs.
– ill-humoured disturbances TANTRUPS 1890 Eng. dial.
– popular disturbance or tumult; rebellion, mutiny MUTINE 1560 obs.
– popular disturbance or tumult; rebellion, mutiny MUTINEWE c1550 obs. rare
 
DISTURB etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a person who causes disturbance MOLESTER 1569 obs.
– a person who disturbs or interferes with peace or quiet DISTURBANT 1865
– a person who puts an end to a riot or disturbance whether by threats or actual force OLD GOOSEBERRY L18 sl.
 
DISTURB etc. – VERBS
– to cause a disturbance CUT UP SHINNY 1945 Amer., dial.
– to cause a disturbance RAISE OLD SCRATCH M18 sl.
– to cause a disturbance or commotion BE FULL OF JACK 1872  Amer. dial.
– to cause a disturbance or commotion CUT UP JACK AND KILL JINNY 1930 Amer. dial.
– to cause a disturbance or commotion KICK UP HIGH JACK;  KICK UP JACK 1908 Amer. dial.
– to cause a disturbance or commotion RAISE JACK 1867 Amer. dial.
– to cause a disturbance or commotion TEAR UP JACK 1845 Amer. dial.
– to cause a disturbance or trouble; to provoke to the uttermost WAKE SNAKES 1848 
– to cause a disturbance, stir, or commotion RAISE SAND L19 US sl.
– to cause a disturbance; to make trouble RAISE OLD HARRY M19 sl.
– to create a disturbance BUNG ON A BLUE 1950s Aust. sl.
– to create a disturbance CAVORT 1893 Amer. dial.
– to create a disturbance HELL AROUND 1897 Amer. sl.
– to create a disturbance KICK UP A ROW Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– to create a disturbance MAKE THE FUR FLY 1834 sl.
– to create a disturbance RAISE HAIL 20C
– to create a disturbance RANDYBOW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to create a disturbance RING Bk1903 Amer. sl.
– to create a disturbance in the existing situation ROCK THE BOAT 1903 colloq.
– to create a disturbance or wild disorder in a room RAG 1897 Brit. university sl.
– to create a disturbance; to raise controversial issues STIR THE POSSUM 1900 Aust. sl.
– to disturb DISREST 1696 US
– to disturb HANKER 1969 Amer. dial.
– to disturb MISMAIM Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to disturb by interruption INTERTURB 1554 obs.
– to disturb greatly; to perturb; to throw into confusion CONTURBATE 1657 obs.
– to disturb or harm someone emotionally MESS WITH SOMEONE’S MIND 1950s sl., orig. African-American
– to disturb the equanimity of a society; to cause a stir or excitement in a conservative community FLUTTER THE DOVECOTES 1840
– to disturb the status quo PULL THE RUG OUT 1974 UK sl.
– to disturb, to afflict, to worry, to perplex BUSY a1000 obs.
– to disturb, to agitate UNCALM 1655
– to disturb, to annoy, to distress, to embarrass, to humiliate GRAVEL 1871 Amer. dial.
– to disturb, to annoy, to inconvenience, to ruffle FAIZE 1866 Sc.
– to disturb, to annoy, to put to inconvenience; to fret, to worry, to harass FEASE 1873 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to disturb; to arouse BEAT UP THE QUARTERS OF 1670
– to disturb, to bother, to upset MUCKLE 1916 Amer. dial.
– to disturb, to confuse, to agitate GARBOIL 1572 obs.
– to disturb, to destroy, etc. by racketing RACKET 1753 rare
– to disturb, to disarrange, to undo, to unsettle UNFETTLE 1889 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to discompose YESTER 1825 Sc. obs.
– to disturb; to disorder MISTEMPER c1485 obs.
– to disturb; to disorder ROIL;  ROYLE 1590
– to disturb, to drive BELLIS 1893 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to injure SCORT ABOUT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to meddle with FASH 1951 Sc.
– to disturb; to molest, to annoy MISMAY 1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to rouse, to alarm RAFT 19C Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to rouse up REAR 1876 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to rout out RAVE 1889 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to surprise, to upset, to shock JAR 1897 Amer. dial.
– to disturb, to trouble DRUBBLE a1340 obs.
– to disturb, to trouble STURBLE 1303 obs.
– to disturb, to trouble greatly; to hinder; to perplex DISTROUBLE c1369 obs.
– to disturb, to trouble, to confuse DRUMBLE 1637 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– to disturb, to trouble, to worry CADDLE 1781 Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to trouble; to discompose MISMAKE 1825 Sc.
– to disturb, to trouble; to disconcert, to alarm, to flurry MISMOVE 1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to disturb, to vex HARROW 1609 obs.
– to disturb violently; to shake; to tear up RUSK a1300 obs.
– to make a brief visit causing great disturbance HELL AROUND 1955 NZ sl.
– to make a disagreeable disturbance; to create trouble, uproar, or confusion RAISE THE DEVIL 1841
– to make a disagreeable disturbance; to create trouble, uproar, or confusion RAISE THE MISCHIEF c1865
– to make a disturbance BLATTER Bk1911 Sc.
– to make a disturbance CUT UP SHINNY 1952 Amer. dial.
– to make a disturbance KICK UP A SHINDY 1899 Amer. dial.
– to make a disturbance RAISE A DUST 1649
– to make a disturbance RAISE CAIN 1849 Amer. sl.
– to make a disturbance RAISE GRAVY 1998 Amer. dial.
– to make a disturbance RAISE HELL 1849 Amer. sl.
– to make a disturbance RAISE HELL AND TOMMY 1849 Amer. sl.
– to make a disturbance RAISE NED 1849 Amer. sl. 
– to make a disturbance RAISE THE PLACE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to make a disturbance TEAR UP SHINNY 1952 Amer. dial.
– to make a disturbance or commotion BLATHER 1850 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to make a disturbance or commotion BLETHER 1850 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to make a disturbance or commotion; to become tumultuous, turbulent, agitated or restless TUMULTUATE 1611 rare
– to make a disturbance or nuisance KICK UP 1756
– to make a disturbance or rumpus RAISE RIM 1917 Amer. dial.
– to make a disturbance; to excite a tumult SET THE HEATHER ON FIRE 1817 Sc.
– to make a great disturbance KICK UP THE DEVIL’S DELIGHT 1846
– to make a great disturbance or commotion PLAY OLD GOOSEBERRY 1828
– to make a great disturbance; to cause great disorder and confusion THROW THE HOUSE OUT OF THE WINDOW 1621
– to make a noisy disturbance SCROINOCH 1820 Sc.


DISTURBED – ADJECTIVES
– disturbed, agitated TREPIDATE 1605 obs. rare
– disturbed, agitated, slightly deranged AGEE;  AJEE 1859 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– disturbed, agitated, unsettled; seized by fear or panic FUNKED 1831 rare
– disturbed, agitated, unsettled; seized by fear or panic FUNKED OUT 1859 rare
– disturbed, frightened, worried PARANOID 1960s sl.
– disturbed, full of turmoil or tumult; troublesome TURMOILOUS 1553 obs. rare
– disturbed, unsettled, nervous FREAKED 1970 US sl.
– disturbed, worried STRUNG OUT 1960s Amer. sl.
– disturbed, worried, stressed; marked by disturbance or confusion TROUBLY c1380 obs.
– disturbed; upset ALL SHOOK UP 1958 US sl.
– disturbed; upset HORKED Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– disturbed; upset SHOOK UP 1897 Amer. sl.

DISTURBED – NOUNS
– a disturbed state; a state of anxiety, nervous excitement, confusion, or impatience; TEW 1864 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.

DISTURBED – NOUNS, PERSON
– a disturbed, crazy person LOOPER 1980s sl.

DISTURBED – VERBS
– to make another disturbed or angry PRESS SOMEONE’S BUTTONS 1936 Amer. sl.
– to become disturbed or distressed in mind TAKE ON ONESELF 1631 obs.


DISTURBING – ADJECTIVES
– disturbing or disagreeable OFFPUTTING 1820
– disturbing, perplexing RAFFLING 19C Eng. dial.
– disturbing, turbulent DISTURBANT a1617
– pleasurably disturbing or frightening SPINE-TINGLING 1955