Reverse Dictionary: INEL – INFD


INELEGANT – adjectives
– CLUMSY AS A DUCK IN A PLOUGHED PADDOCK very clumsy or inelegant …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– ILL-FANCIED † inelegant in design …1716
– LEWD † of speech and the like: rude, artless, inelegant …c1425
– UNBORELY † uncomely, inelegant …a1400
– UNBURLY † uncomely, inelegant …a1400
– UNCOMBED rude, inelegant …1633
– UNCOMPT † of style: inelegant, unpolished …1633
 
INELEGANTLY – adverbs
– UNBURLY † inelegantly …c1475
 
INELOQUENT – adjectives
– WANMOL † destitute of eloquence …c1250
 
INEPT – adjectives
– ALL THUMBS very awkward; inept …Amer. sl.
– AMATEUR NIGHT resembling an amateur night; inept, shambolic, amateurish …1952
– ANORAKY (depreciative) boring, overly studious, unfashionable, or socially inept; displaying obsessive or fastidious concern with the details of a hobby or special interest; nerdy …1992 UK sl.
– ARSE-WISE inept; preposterous …20C colloq.
– CACK-HANDED left-handed, clumsy, awkward, inept …1854 UK
– DAMMISHED stunned, bewildered; inept, inert, inactive, stupefied …1721 Sc.
– DORKY stupid, inept, or unfashionable …sl.
– DWEEBY foolish, inept, out of touch with current trends …1987 US sl.
– FEATLESS † inept, silly …1599 Sc.
– GOOFY uncoordinated, inept …1910s sl.
– HORSESHIT in sports: inept; unskilful; clumsy …1969-71 US sl.
– HURT undesirable, unattractive, inept …1973 US sl.
– JACK-LEGGED inept, untrained, unprofessional, dishonest …1839 Amer. sl.
– JAKELEG inept, untrained, unprofessional; dishonest …M19 US sl.
– LAME easily imposed upon; stupid; inept; ineffectual; incompetent; unaware; inexperienced …1935 US sl., esp. Black usage
– LEFT-HANDED awkward, clumsy, inept …1613
– RAUNCHY sloppy, careless; inept, unskilled; awkward …World War II US Air Force usage
– RONCHIE sloppy, careless; inept, unskilled; awkward …World War II US Air Force usage
– SHAMBOLIC inept, mismanaged …L20 colloq.
– SHIRTTAIL of a worker: inexperienced, inept, untrained …1968 Amer. dial.
– UNADEPT unskilful, inept …1817
– UNADROIT unskilful, inept …1841
– WRONGO prone to error; inept …20C Amer. sl.
inept – person
– ANORAK (derogatory) a boring, studious, or socially inept young person, esp. one who pursues an unfashionable and solitary interest with obsessive dedication …1984 sl.
– BIG CHEESE a foolish, obnoxious, or inept person; anyone who has pretensions to being smart …1918 US sl.
– BOOBY a childish, foolish, inept, or blundering person; also, a person who cries readily; a crybaby …c1600 colloq.
– CHESTER a socially inept person …1990s US college sl.
– CLOSET CASE a socially inept, embarrassing or unattractive person …1958 US college sl.
– DAG (depreciative) an unadventurous, staid, or unfashionable person; a socially inept or awkward person, esp. among schoolchildren …1966 Aust. sl.
– DAMP a feeble or inept person …Brit. sl.
– DB a socially inept person (Douche Bag) …2003 US sl.
– DIPSTICK an inept fool; an idiot; a jerk; a stupid or contemptible person; an oaf …1963 US sl.
– DIPWAD an inept outcast …1976 US sl.
– DORK a stupid or ridiculous person; a jerk, a nerd; a socially inept, unfashionable, harmless person …1960 sl.
– DORKBRAIN an inept outcast …1974 US sl.
– DUNCEHEAD (derogatory) a stupid, inept, or dim-witted person; an idiot …1749
– FISH a stupid, inept person …Bk2006 US sl.
– GINK (often derogatory) a fellow; a guy; esp. an odd, eccentric, or foolish man; someone who is unworldly or socially inept …1906 sl.
– GOOCH an inept, unaware person …1976 US sl.
– DUFFER a foolish, inept, or objectionable person; a foolish or objectionable old man …c1730
– DUKE a socially inept person …1983 US sl.
– GEEP an obnoxious, inept, or suspicious-looking person; an offensive or unpleasant person …1940 US sl.
– GEEPO an obnoxious, inept, or suspicious-looking person …1950 US sl.
– GEL a socially inept person …1991 US sl.
– GIBLET a stupid, foolish, or inept person …1984 US sl.
– GILLIGAN a hapless, socially inept person; a moron; an idiot  …1991 US sl.
– GINK (often derogatory) a fellow; a guy; esp. an odd, eccentric, or foolish man; a stupid or useless person; someone who is unworldly or socially inept …1906 sl., orig. US
– GLOM a fool, a stupid person; an awkward person; a worthless or inept person; a dunce …1930 US sl.
– HAMBURGER a socially inept outcast …1949 US high school usage
– HEEL an inept and unpopular person, esp. one who affects criminal skills …1914 criminals’ sl.
– HICK one who lacks social and/or academic abilities …1967 US college sl.
– JABONEY a greenhorn; a newly-arrived foreigner; an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1931 Amer. dial.
– JABRONEY, JABRONIE an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1982 Amer. dial.
– JAG-OFF a dull, stupid person; an inept person …1968 Amer. dial.
– JARBONI an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1959 Amer. dial.
– JIBONEY an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1952 Amer. dial.
– JUMBLONEY an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1984 Amer. dial.
– LAME STAIN a completely inept, despised person …1997 US sl.
– MONGEE a good student who is socially inept …1961 US school usage
– MOPE a fool, a stupid person, a simpleton; a dolt, an oaf; a dullard; a slow-witted or inept person …c1390
– MULLET a socially inept outcast …1959 US sl.
– NERD a person lacking in social skills, fashion sense, or both; someone studious but socially inept; an ineffectual or incompetent person; an oaf, a jerk ……1951 chiefly US colloq.
– NERDLY a socially inept outcast …1965 US sl.
– NOB a socially inept person …1970s sl.
– NOSEBLEED a stupid, inept person …1951 US teen sl.
– NO-TALENT ASSCLOWN a socially inept person …2002 US sl. (from the film “Office Space”)
– NURD a person lacking in social skills, fashion sense, or both; an ineffectual or incompetent person; someone studious but socially inept; an oaf, a jerk …1951 sl., chiefly US
– PASTE EATER a socially inept person …1980s US college sl.
– QUAD a clumsy, inept fool …1970s college sl.
– QUIMP a socially inept person …1970s US college sl.
– SAD SACK a miserable and depressing individual; an inept misfit …1943 US sl., orig. military usage
– SAFT DUD an inept, slow-witted, sheepish sort of person …1894 Sc.
– SHIRTTAIL FELLOW a very inexperienced, inept, or untrained person …1966 Amer. dial.
– SHOEMAKER a poor lawyer; an inept worker or professional …1936 Amer. dial.
– WALLY a stupid, foolish or inept person; an ineffectual person; a bungler; a moron …1969 UK sl.
– WOMBLE a foolish, clumsy, or unfortunate person; a socially inept person …1985 UK sl.
– WURP a social inadequate …1920s US sl.
– YERNT a socially inept person …1986 US college sl.
– ZELDA a high school girl who is a socially inept outcast …1961 US sl.
– ZILCH an ordinary or completely dull, ineffectual, unattractive, or insignificant person; a person without much social or academic ability; a person of little consequence; a nobody; a socially inept outcast …1967 US sl.
– ZOD someone who is socially inept to the extreme …1982 US sl.
inept – verbs
– DORK to act in a socially inept fashion …1990 US sl.
 
INEPTITUDE – nouns
– AMATEUR HOUR a situation marked by, or an example of, glaring ineptitude …1978 Amer. sl.
– AMATEUR NIGHT a situation marked by, or an example of, glaring ineptitude …1939 Amer. sl.
– AMATEUR NIGHT IN DIXIE used as the type of amateurishness or ineptitude …1955 colloq.
– MOPERY stupidity or ineptitude …20C US police & criminals’ sl.
 
INEQUALITY – adjectives
– INEGALITARIAN marked by inequality …M20
– INEQUALITARIAN marked by inequality …L19
inequality – nouns 
– IMPARITY † the quality or condition of being unequal; inequality; disparity …1563 now rare or obs.
– ODDS difference, inequality, disparity …1713 Sc.
inequality – person 
– INEGALITARIAN a person who denies or opposes equality between people …M20
– INEQUALITARIAN a person who denies or opposed equality between people …L19
 
INEQUITABLE – nouns
– ROUGH END OF THE PINEAPPLE, THE harsh, unfair or inequitable treatment; a raw deal …1971 Aust. colloq.
 
INERT – adjectives
– DAMMISHED stunned, bewildered; inept, inert, inactive, stupefied …1721 Sc.
– DASTARDLY † inert of mind or action; stupid, dull …1567
– DUMPISH † dull, stupid, slow-witted; inactive, inert, spiritless; destitute of sensation; abstracted, insensible to outward things; dull, uninteresting …1545
– OONFERSELL inactive, inert, not lively, weakly …1871 Sc.
– WAFFLE inert, limp, feeble, weak, sluggish …1847 Sc.
inert – person 
– CABBAGE (offensive) a brain-damaged or mentally subnormal person – an inert, incapable person …1987 colloq.
– DASART †* a dazed, stupefied, or inert person; a dullard …a1400
– DASTARD † one inert or dull of wit; a dullard; a dolt; a sot …c1440
– DRUMBLE † a dull, inactive person; an inert or sluggish person; a worn-out person or horse …1575 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– IDOL † an inert, inactive person …1579
inert – verbs 
– DRUMBLE to be sluggish or inert …a1616
– PALSY to render powerless, helpless, or inert …1615
 
INERTNESS – nouns
– DASTARDLINESS † inertness or dullness of wit; stupidity …1553
– DASTARDNESS † inertness of understanding; stupidity; dullness …1552
– DUMPISHNESS † sluggishness, inertness, insensibility …1574
 
INESCAPABLE – adjectives
– INELUCTABLE unable to be resisted or avoided; inescapable …E17
– INELUDIBLE unavoidable; inescapable …L17
inescapable – nouns 
– GROUNDHOG CASE a desperate or inescapable situation; an unavoidable situation …1885 Amer. West usage
inescapble – verbs 
– TIE TO THE STAKE † to put into a position from which there is no escape …1579
 
INESTIMABLE – adjectives
– UNAVALUABLE † inestimable …1638
 
INEVITABILITY – nouns
– FATATION †* the exercise of inevitable and irresistible influence; inevitability …1652
 
INEVITABLE – adjectives
– UNDEFENSABLE † unpreventable, inevitable …1622
 
INEXACT – adjectives
– UNPURPOSE awkward; inexact; untidy; useless …1865 Sc.
 
INEXPENSIVE – adjectives
– CHEAP JOHN inferior, inexpensive …1855 Amer. dial.
– GAIN cheap, at a low price, inexpensive; of persons: stingy …1881 Eng. dial.
– KRESS cheap, inexpensive …1947 US sl.
– LOW-END relatively cheap or inexpensive of its kind …colloq.
inexpensive – nouns 
– CHEAP JOHN cheap goods; something inexpensive, inferior, or in poor taste …1855 Amer. dial.
 
INEXPERIENCE – nouns
– CHERRY lack of experience or confidence …20C Amer. sl.
– TIROCINIUM first experience of or training in anything; apprenticeship, pupilage; hence, inexperience, rawness …1654
– TIROCINY † first experience of or training in anything; apprenticeship, pupilage; hence, inexperience, rawness …1600
– TIRONISM inexperience …1832 nonce word
– TYRONISM inexperience …1832 nonce word
– UNCUNNINGHEAD † unfamiliarity with, inexperience …1340
– UNCUNNINGSHIP † unfamiliarity with, inexperience …a1300
– VERDANCY innocence, inexperience; rawness, simplicity …1849
inexperience – verbs
– PLEAD THE BABY ACT to attempt to excuse excessive or feigned ignorance or stupidity on the ground of inexperience; to enter a plea that one is not legally responsible by reason of youth or inexperience …1883 Amer.
– RUSH IN WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD to embark enthusiastically on a course of action that most sensible people would avoid …1849
inexperience – phrases
– FOOLS RUSH IN WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD alludes to inexperienced or rash people attempting things that more experienced people avoid …1711
 
INEXPERIENCED – adjectives
– CALFISH raw, untrained, inexperienced …1765
– CALLOW raw, inexperienced …1580
– EARLY BOUGHTEN green; inexperienced …1968 Amer. dial.
– GOURDY inexperienced, unsophisticated, countrified …1953 Amer dial.
– GREEN AS A GOOSEBERRY, AS very ignorant of life; raw and uneducated, inexperienced …1842
– GREEN AS A GOURD inexperienced, unsophisticated, countrified …1902 Amer dial.
– HALF-BAKED foolish, silly, half-witted, weak of intellect;  raw, inexperienced …1855 Eng. dial.
– ILL-LEARNED badly taught; inexperienced …1660 Sc.
– LAME easily imposed upon; stupid; inept; ineffectual; incompetent; unaware; inexperienced …1935 US sl., esp. Black usage
– LENTY inexperienced, green …1920 Amer. dial.
– NEEP-GREEN raw, inexperienced, callow …1950 Sc. 
– NEOPHYTIC unfamiliar with, inexperienced …1886
– NEOPHYTISH unfamiliar with, inexperienced …1897
– NEW-CATCHED inexperienced, raw …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NEW OFF THE IRONS newly graduated from university; just left school; hence, inexperienced, brand new …L17 sl.
– PEACH-FUZZ young; inexperienced …1990s Amer. sl.
– RAGGED-ASS raw, inexperienced …1954 Amer. dial.
– RAGGED-ASSED raw, inexperienced  …1984 Amer. dial.
– RAGGEDY-ASS raw, inexperienced …1956 Amer. dial.
– RAGGEDY-ASSED raw, inexperienced …1929 Amer. dial.
– SEARS-ROEBUCK inexperienced; incompetent …1917 Amer. dial.
– SHAVED-TAIL of a person: inexperienced, ‘green’; contemptible …1949 Amer. dial.
– SHAVE-TAIL of a person: inexperienced, ‘green’; contemptible …1891 Amer. dial.
– SHIRTTAIL of a worker: inexperienced, inept, untrained …1968 Amer. dial.
– SUCKING young, inexperienced, callow …1668 colloq.
– TIRONIC pert. to or characteristic of a tiro; betraying inexperience; amateurish …1909 nonce word
– TYRONIC pert. to or characteristic of a tiro; betraying inexperience; amateurish …1909 nonce word
– UNEXPERIENT †* inexperienced …1597
– UNGAIN clumsy, inactive, ungainly; inexperienced, unhandy, unskilful; loutish; disproportioned, ill-shaped …1790 Eng. dial.
– VERDANT of persons: green, inexperienced, gullible …1824
– WET BEHIND THE EARS inexperienced, raw, ignorant …1914 Amer. sl.
inexperienced – adverbs 
– GREENLY in an inexperienced or untrained manner; unskilfully …L16 arch.
– VERDANTLY in a raw or inexperienced manner; greenly …1864
inexperienced – person
– BABE * an adult regarded as being like a child in some way; a childish or foolish person; an inexperienced, naive, or innocent person …1542
– BABE IN THE WOOD(S) a person likened in some way to the ‘babes in the wood’, esp. in being an inexperienced, innocent, or naive person in a potentially dangerous situation; usually in plural …1795
– BABY CHILD a younger, less respected or less experienced person …a2000 US Black sl.
– BACHELOR † an inexperienced person; a novice …1604
– BANTAM a young inexperienced man …1860 US sl.
– BEBOPPER an inexperienced, naive person; an unpopular person …1980 US Black sl.
– BOLL WEEVIL a novice, a0tenderfoot; a very inexperienced person …1967 Amer. dial.
– BOOT a novice, a greenhorn, a very inexperienced person …1970 Amer. dial.
– BOOTSTRAPPER a novice, a greenhorn; a very inexperienced person …1969 Amer. dial.
– BUTTON a bright, cheeky, or cute person, typically a child; also, a person who lacks experience or skill; a novice …1772 colloq.
– CALLOW † a raw or inexperienced youth …1670
– CHEECHAKO a newcomer, a tenderfoot, a greenhorn, a very inexperienced person; a citified person …1897 Amer. dial.
– CHERRY an inexperienced person; a novice …Bk2006 US sl.
– COISTRIL, CUSTREL * a worthless or contemptible person; a knave, a rogue; later, a cowardly or timorous person; a foolish or inexperienced youth …1570 arch.
– DEADHEAD a very inexperienced person …1965 Amer. dial.
– DOCTOR GREEN a young inexperienced fellow …1859 criminals’ sl.
– ELMER an unsophisticated, esp. rustic, man or boy; an inexperienced, stupid boy …1926 US sl.
– EYEBALL an inexperienced person, one who looks on …1966 Amer. dial.
– FRESH MEAT a new victim; hence, a new or inexperienced young person; a newly arrived convict; a new recruit; a new member on a sports team …1908 US sl.
– GAISLING † a foolish, inexperienced person; a term of disparagement to a child …1819 Sc.
– GAZOONEY, GAZOONIE, GAZOONY a boy or lad; an inexperienced youth; a foolish, ignorant or eccentric fellow; a naive person …1914 US sl.
– GREENASS an inexperienced person; a greenhorn, a novice …1966 US sl.
– GREENER a greenhorn; a very inexperienced person; a newcomer; a naive person …1877 Amer. dial.
– GREEN HAND an inexperienced person; a greenhorn …1808 Amer. dial.
– GREENHEAD an inexperienced person; a greenhorn, a novice …1948 US sl.
– GREENHORN an inexperienced person; a novice; a raw recruit; an ignoramus; a simpleton
– GREENIE, GREENY a naive or inexperienced person; a greenhorn; a simpleton; a dull and stupid person …1848 Amer. dial.
– GUNSEL a stupid or inexperienced youth …US sl.
– HAMMER-AND-SQUARE BOY a very inexperienced person; one who is just learning how to do a new thing …1967 Amer. dial. (carpentry)
– HAWNYOCK an inexperienced or ignorant person; a hick; a low-class or insignificant person …1943 Amer. dial.
– JABONEY a greenhorn; a newly-arrived foreigner; an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1931 Amer. dial.
– JABRONEY, JABRONIE an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1984 Amer. dial.
– JAKE (derogatory) a rustic, uncouth, awkward, or inexperienced person; a lout; an oaf; a bumpkin …1884 Amer. dial.
– JARBONI an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1959 Amer. dial.
– JEEP a foolish, inexperienced, or offensive individual …1938 Amer. sl.
– JELLY BEAN (derogatory) a silly, weak, inexperienced, or effeminate person …1919 Amer. dial.
– JIBONEY an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1952 Amer. dial.
– JOHNNY-COME-LATELY an inexperienced youngster; a novice
– JOHNNY NEWCOME an inexperienced youngster; a novice
– JOHNNY RAW an inexperienced youngster; a novice
– JUMBLONEY an inept, stupid or inexperienced person; a guy or fellow …1984 Amer. dial.
– PARCEL POST used in the Northern Territory to describe a person who is newly arrived and thus inexperienced …1930s Aust. sl.
– POTTERMENT  a bungler; an inexperienced workman …Bk1828 Eng. dial.
– PUNK a young or inexperienced person; a boy, youth, or beginner; a child or adolescent of either sex; a youngster ..Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– SAFT-HORN a novice; an inexperienced person; a greenhorn …1836 Sc.
– SAPLING a young or inexperienced person …1588
– SCISSOR one regarded as foolish, incompetent, or inexperienced …1916 Amer. dial.
– SCISSORS-BILL one regarded as foolish; an ineffectual, incompetent, or inexperienced  person …1871 sl., chiefly US
– SCIZZOR-BILL one regarded as foolish, incompetent, or inexperienced …1940 Amer. dial.
– SHAVETAIL an inexperienced person …sl., orig. US military
– SHIRTTAIL FELLOW a very inexperienced, inept, or untrained person …1966 Amer. dial.
– SIZZER one regarded as foolish, incompetent, or inexperienced …1932 Amer. dial.
– SKIN an immature or inexperienced young person …1989 UK Royal Navy sl.
– SQUAB † a raw, inexperienced person; a simpleton …1640 
– TADPOLE a young inexperienced boy …1992 US Black sl. 
– TENDERFOOT an inexperienced newcomer or visitor in a frontier or rural area; a greenhorn; a naive or inexperienced person …1866 Amer. dial.
– UNADEPT one who is not an adept; an inexperienced person …1742
– YAHOE a loutish, ignorant, or inexperienced person; an unsophisticated rustic …1851 Amer. dial.
– YAHOO a degraded or bestial person; a lout, a boor; an ignorant, or inexperienced person; an unsophisticated rustic …1726
– YEARLING GIRL a somewhat immature and still inexperienced young girl …Bk1992 Amer. South
– YOUNG BLOOD a young man, esp. one who is perceived to be relatively inexperienced or naive; chiefly as a form of address …1967 US Black sl.
– YOUNG HAND a person with little experience …Bk1922
– YOUNGLING  a young or new scholar or student; a disciple; a beginner or novice; one who is unpractised or inexperienced …a1175
– YOUNG STAGER one of small experience; a beginner …1709
– YOUNGSTER  an inexperienced person, a novice, a beginner …1706
inexperienced – verbs
– COME DOWN IN THE LAST SHOWER to be inexperienced, foolish, or gullible; chiefly used in negative contexts …1883 Aust. & NZ colloq.
– RAIN DOWN IN THE LAST SHOWER to be inexperienced, foolish, or gullible; chiefly used in negative contexts …1843 Aust. & NZ colloq.
 
INEXPERT – person
– SAFT-HAND a feeble or inexpert person …1818 Sc.
 
INEXPLICABLE – adjectives
– INENUBILABLE inexplicable …E20
 
INEXPRESSIBLE – nouns
– JE NE SAIS QUOI an indescribable or inexpressible something …1656
 
INEXTINGUISHABLE – adjectives
– UNSLOCKENABLE unquenchable, inextinguishable …1862 Sc.
 
INFALLIBLE – adjectives
– ILLABILE †* not liable to slip, fall, or err; infallible …1740
infallible – person 
– ILLABILITY †* the quality of being ‘illabile’ …1740
– SANS-APPEL an infallible person; one whose decision is law …Bk1881 
– TIN GOD a person who considers himself or herself infallible and tries to impose judgements, beliefs, standards of behaviour, etc., on subordinates
 
INFAMOUS – adjectives
– DEFAMOUS † infamous, disgraceful, dishonourable …1426
– FACINORIOUS † extremely wicked, grossly criminal, atrocious, infamous, vile …1601
– FACINOROUS † extremely wicked, grossly criminal, villainous, atrocious, vile, infamous, detestably bad …1548 obs. exc. arch.
– OPPROBRIOUS involving shame or infamy; held in dishonour; infamous, shameful, disgraceful, dishonourable …c1510
– OPPROBROUS † infamous, shameful, disgraceful, dishonourable …c1530
– PROPUDIOUS †* shameful, infamous, disgraceful …1629
– SHONDFUL † shameful, disgraceful; infamous …a900
– TOAD-SPOTTED very infamous; marked with infamy as a toad is with spots …1605
infamous – nouns 
– OPPROBRY † the imputation of shameful or infamous conduct; the utterance of contumelious reproach; abuse …1432-50
infamous – person 
– SHOND † an infamous person; a deceiver, charlatan, recreant …c725
infamous – verbs
– DEFAME † to bring ill fame, infamy or dishonour upon; to dishonour or disgrace; to render infamous …1303 obs. or arch.
 
INFAMY – adjectives
– INFAMATORY * bringing infamy …1880
infamy – nouns
– ADOXY † ignominy, shame; slander, infamy …1656
– DEFAME † ill fame, evil repute; dishonour, disgrace, infamy …1375
– FAME † evil repute; infamy …c1325
– IGNOMINY dishonour, disgrace, shame; infamy; the condition of being in disgrace, etc. …1540
– IGNOMY † dishonour, disgrace, shame; infamy …1534
– OPPROBRIUM the disgrace or evil reputation attached to conduct considered shameful; infamy, reproach, disgrace, dishonour …1683
– OPPROBRY † a condition of infamy, shame, disgrace, or reproach …1432-50
ֽ– SHOND † shame, disgrace, infamy; scandal …a900
infamy – person 
– FAMER † one who brands with infamy …1646
infamy – verbs 
– BAFFLE † to subject to public disgrace or infamy …1548
– DEFAME † to bring ill fame, infamy or dishonour upon; to dishonour or disgrace; to render infamous …1303 obs. or arch.
 
INFANCY – nouns
– BABEHOOD infancy …1548 arch.
– BABESHIP † infancy …1542
– BABYDOM babyhood; infancy …1864
– BAIRNHEID † childhood, infancy …a1300 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– BAIRN-LILE early infancy …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BARNAGE † childhood, infancy …c1325
– PAPHOOD infancy …1837 nonce word
infancy – phrases 
– SINCE YOU WERE THE HEIGHT OF TEN-PENNYWORTH OF BRASS since you were very small; since one’s earliest infancy (ten piled penny-pieces)…1876 Eng. dial. 
 
INFANT – adjectives
– VAGIENT † of infants: crying, squalling, wailing …1628
infant – person (also see BABY, CHILD)
– BAB an infant …1868 Eng. dial.
– BABAN † an infant, a young child; a doll, a puppet …c1230
– BABBON † an infant, a young child; a doll, a puppet …1570
– BABE an infant; a young child …1393
– BABE IN ARMS a very young child, not yet able to walk; a baby; an infant …1731
– BABELET * a tiny babe; an infant; also, a term of endearment …1856
– BABY an infant; a young child of either sex; formerly synonymous with ‘child’ …1377
– BANTLIN, BANTLING a young or small child; an infant; a brat; often used depreciatively, formerly used as a synonym of ‘bastard’, an illegitimate child …1593 
– FANT † an infant, a child, a young person …a1300
– FAUNT † a child; an infant; a young person …a1300
– FAUNTEKIN † a little child, an infant …1377
– FAUNTELET † a little child, an infant …1393
– GAITLING a young child; an infant …c1700 Sc.
– GITTSEY a term of endearment to an infant or baby …1887 Eng. dial.
– GITTY a term of endearment to an infant …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HOUSE APE a small child; an infant …1980s Amer. sl.
– KEB any creature small of its kind, esp. an infant …Bk1902 Sc.
– LEG-BITER a small child or infant …1980s US college sl.
– MANITOODLIE a pet name for a small boy, a toddler …1824 Sc.
– MURLY-FIKES a term of endearment for an infant …B1900 Sc.
– NESTLING a young child or infant
– PARRICH a term of endearment for an infant or a young child …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SNAPPER an infant …2003 Ireland sl.
– TINY a very small child; a tiny one; an infant …1863
– TITTY BABY a nursing infant …1973 Amer. dial.
– TITTY CHILD a nursing infant …1973 Amer. dial.
– TODDLE a toddling child, an infant …1825
– TODDLEKINS a toddling child, an infant …1879
– TODDLES a toddling child, an infant …1825
– TODDLESKIN a toddling child, an infant …1890
– WEE MACWHACHLE a toddling infant …1960 Sc. jocular
– YARD RAT an infant or small child …1960s US sl.
infant – verbs
– MARR of an infant: to make a cooing sound …Bk1905 Sc.
 
INFANTRY – see SERVICES
 
INFATUATE – verbs
– BESOT to affect with a foolish, blinding affection; to cause to dote on; to infatuate with …1581
 
INFATUATED – adjectives
– ADOTED † grown silly, become foolish; infatuated …c1230
– AFFATUATE infatuated …1834
– AFFATUATED † infatuated …1649
– BEANY infatuated …1919 Amer. dial.
– BEGIGGED infatuated, crazy; possessed …1888 Amer.
– BESOTTED infatuated …1580
– BETWATTLED infatuated; so in love as to be unable to use good judgement …1927 Amer. dial.
– BLUEY-WOOZY infatuated with sailors …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– BUSTED ON infatuated with …1929 US sl.
– CUNT-STRUCK infatuated with women …c1866 sl.
– DOTTY very enthusiastic or infatuated: usually followed by ‘about’ or ‘over’ …colloq.
– EFFATUATE † infatuated, besotted …1600
– FATUATE † infatuated …1601
– FATUATED besotted, infatuated …1848
– FATUITOUS besotted, infatuated …a1734
– FATUOUS foolish, vacantly silly, stupid, besotted, infatuated …1633
– FLAMIN’ infatuated, mad …20C teen & high school sl.
– FLEET-FOOTED infatuated with sailors …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– FLYING HIGH in love; infatuated …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– GAGA foolish; silly; witless; sentimental about, infatuated …1917 sl.
– GAGA OVER sentimental about, infatuated with …1920s sl.
– GONE infatuated …1957 US sl.
– GONE ON infatuated …1885 sl.
– HUNG UP obsessed, infatuated …1950 US sl.
– IN A DRIFT in love; infatuated …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– LOOPED infatuated with something or someone …1960s US sl.
– LOOPED UP infatuated with something or someone …1960s US sl.
– MAD ABOUT enthusiastic about; fond of; having a strong liking for; sexually infatuated …1744 UK
– MASHED infatuated; smitten; love-struck; amorous; usually constructed with ‘on’ …1880 sl.
– OFF ONE’S NUT infatuated, very enthusiastic …M19 sl.
– ON THE BEAM in love; infatuated …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– PETTICOAT-LED infatuated of a woman …1863
– RANCID infatuated …1900s sl.
– RATTY ON infatuated with …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– RATTY OVER infatuated with …1900 Aust. colloq.
– RATTY WITH infatuated with …L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SHOOK ON infatuated …1868 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SIL(L) infatuated ; thus of a lesbian: involved in an affair …1930s sl.
– SNOWED OVER obsessively in love, infatuated …1970s US college sl.
– SOFT ON infatuated …1840 sl.
– SPOONS ABOUT infatuated …c1859 sl.
– SPOONS ON infatuated …c1859 sl.
– SPOONS WITH infatuated …c1859 sl.
– STUCK ON infatuated …1886 sl., orig. US
– SWEET ON infatuated …1740 sl.
– TWITTERPATED in love; infatuated …Bk1947 Amer. sl.
– WACKY FOR KHAKI infatuated with men in military uniform …1967 US sl.
infatuated – adverbs
– FATUOUSLY in a besotted or infatuated manner …1876
infatuated – person
– TURKEY ON A STRING one who is infatuated and thus easily led and controlled …1970s US Black sl.
infatuated – verbs
– BE MASHED ON to have a sentimental admiration for, to be ‘gone’ on, to be infatuated …1883 sl.
– BE NUTS OVER to be infatuated over …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DO ONE’S DASH to become infatuated; to fall in love …1910s Aust. sl.
– FALL FOR to be infatuated with …1914 sl.
– GET IT UP ONE’S NOSE to become angry or infatuated …1900
– GET ONE’S NOSE OPEN to be infatuated or in love …1970 Amer. dial.
– HAVE A CASE ON to be infatuated with …1852 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– HAVE A CRUSH ON SOMEONE to be infatuated or in love with someone; esp. applied to children and early teenagers …Bk1974 Amer. colloq.
– HAVE A SCRUNCH ON to be infatuated …1920s US Black sl.
– HAVE A SMASH ON to be infatuated with, to have a crush on …1967 Amer. dial.
– HAVE GOT IT BAD(LY) to be infatuated with …1911 sl.
– HAVE ONE’S NOSE WIDE OPEN to be infatuated or in love …1963 Amer. dial.
– LURVE to love, to be infatuated with …1908 chiefly UK, colloq. & humorous usage
– MAD AFTER † to become infatuated …1594
– MAD UPON † to become infatuated …1624
 
INFATUATION – nouns
– AFFECTIONATE JAG an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BEGUIN an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BOGIE a craze, an infatuation; a hobby …Bk1911 Sc.
– CASE an infatuation, a crush …1852 Amer. dial.
– CASE OF SPOONS an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– CRUSH an infatuation, esp. a one-sided one; a strong liking for a person, esp. one of the opposite sex …1895 Amer. sl.
– CRUSH-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FATUITY folly, silliness, stupidity; infatuation …1648
– FATUOSITY †* folly, silliness, stupidity; infatuation …1681
– FATUOUSNESS besotted foolishness, stupidity, infatuation; imbecility …1874
– HEAVY CASE an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HEAVY CRUSH an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HEAVY CRUSH-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HEAVY MASH-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LURVE romantic infatuation; sex; love …1936 chiefly UK, colloq. & humorous usage
– MAD PASH an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MASH an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MASH-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PASH a schoolgirl’s infatuation …1914 sl.
– PASH-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– POOCH PASH transitory infatuation of a boy or girl …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PUPPY LOVE transitory infatuation of a boy or girl …1834
– RAVE an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SHEEP’S EYES a glance indicative of infatuation …1520
– SNOW TIME the infatuation stage of a relationship …1959 US sl.
– SPOONS an infatuation …1846 sl.
– SWEET MASH an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SWEET-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THING an infatuation; a love affair of limited duration …1967 sl.
– YEN an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– YEN-ON an infatuation …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
infatuation – person 
– GAGA a person who is the object of an infatuation …1928 US sl.
– MASH a person who is the objection of infatuation …1888 sl.
infatuation – phrases
– I COULD USE HER SHIT FOR TOOTHPASTE a hugely exaggerated phrase implying the extent of one’s infatuation …1950s sl.
 I’D CRAWL THREE MILES OVER BROKEN GLASS TO USE HER SHIT FOR TOOTHPASTE a hugely exaggerated phrase implying the extent of one’s infatuation …1950s sl.