Reverse Dictionary: INS – INSH


INSANE – adjectives
– ABRAM insane, crazy …M16 sl. .
– APARTMENT TO LET unhinged, insane, crazy …M19 sl.
– APESHIT crazed, infuriated, excited; mad, insane …1955 sl.
– AROUND THE BEND insane, mad …1929 sl.
– AROUND THE TWIST insane …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– ATTIC TO LET unhinged, insane, crazy …M19 sl.
– BALMY soft, idiotic, weak-minded; insane …1851 sl.
– BALMY IN ONE’S CRUMPET insane …1891 sl.
– BANANAS insane, mad …1957 sl., orig. US
– BARKING insane, mad …1968 Brit. sl.
– BARKING MAD insane, mad …1968 Brit. sl.
– BARMY AS A BANDICOOT insane …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– BAT-HOUSE crazy, mad, insane …20C sl.
– BATS crazy, insane, eccentric …20C sl.
– BATSHIT crazy, mad, insane …1984 sl.
– BATTY eccentric, odd, insane, crazy …1903 US sl.
– BEANY mentally defective, whether feeble-minded or insane …1914 Amer. dial.
– BENEEK bad-tempered, insane …1960s S. Afr.
– BLAH insane, mad …1924 sl.
– BONKERS insane, mad …1957 sl., orig. Brit.
– BUGGY foolish, silly, witless, crazy, demented, insane, mentally deficient …1905 Amer. dial.
– BUGGY AS A BEDBUG crazy, insane …1962 Amer. dial.
– BUGGY AS POTATO VINES crazy, insane …1962 Amer. dial.
– BUG-HOUSE insane …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– BUGS foolish, silly, crazy, demented, insane, mentally deficient …1915 Amer. dial.
– BUSTED UP insane …1977 US sl.
– COO-COO insane …Bk2006 US sl.
– CRACKED crazy, insane, mentally unbalanced …1692 sl.
– CRACKED IN THE FILBERT slightly or very eccentric or insane; crazy …c1880 Cockneys’ sl.
– CRANK insane …1995 Fiji
– CUCKOO insane …Bk2006 US sl.
– DAFT of unsound mind, crazy, insane, mad …1536 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DIPPY foolish, simple-minded, idiotic, shallow-minded; infatuated, deeply in love; peculiar, mildly insane, crazy …1899 US sl.
– DOOLALLY insane, mad …1925 Brit. sl., orig. services’ usage
– DOOLALLY TAP insane, mad …1925 Brit. sl., orig. services’ usage
– FANTI crazy, insane …1910s sl.
– FAR GONE mad, eccentric, insane …M19 sl.
– FUNNY insane, crazy …1950s sl.
– FURIOUS † mad, insane …1475
– GONE TO GOWINGS insane, idiotic …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HALF-AWAY insane …20C sl.
– LAKES (OF KILLARNEY) insane, mad …1934 rhyming sl. for ‘barmy’
– LIGHT UPSTAIRS eccentric, insane …1970s US Black sl.
– LITTLE BIT OFF THE TOP. slightly insane …1910s Aust. sl.
– LOCO crazy, insane, mentally deranged, out of one’s mind; obsessed …1887 Amer. sl.
– LOLO insane, crazy; foolish, dull, stupid …1938 Hawaii
– LOONEY TUNES insane …1971 US sl.
– LOONY AS A JAYBIRD insane, eccentric …1965 Amer. dial.
– MACNOON insane, mad …1917 Aust. sl., orig. services’ usage
– MAD AS A CUT SNAKE insane, crazy …1932 Aust. sl.
– MAD AS A GUM-TREE FULL OF GALAHS, AS insane, eccentric …1940s Aust. sl.
– MAD AS A HATTER, AS very mad, utterly insane; in a rage …M19 sl.
– MAD AS A MEAT AXE, AS completely insane; dangerously crazy …1920s Aust. & NZ sl.
– MAD AS A SNAKE insane, crazy …1917 Aust. sl.
– MADPASH † wild, rash, scatterbrained, insane, mad …1693 
– MAFFLED slightly insane …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAFFLY slightly insane …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAGGOTISH crazy, insane …1990s US sl.
– MAGGOTTY crazy, insane …1990s US sl.
– MAGGOTY crazy, insane …1990s US sl.
– MAGNOON insane, mad …1917 Aust. sl., orig. services’ usage
– MAGNUNE insane, mad …1917 Aust. sl., orig. services’ usage
– MANGOON insane, mad …1917 Aust. sl., orig. services’ usage
– MAZED crazed, mad, lunatic, distraught, insane …1836 Eng. dial.
– MAZEDISH mad, confused, insane …1846 Eng. dial.
– MAZEDY mad, confused, insane …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MELANCHOLY insane; mad with anger …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MENTAL insane, crazy, out of one’s mind …L19 sl.
– MENTLER crazy, insane …1990s sl.
– NON COMPOS not in control of the mind, insane, mad …1628
– NOT ALL THERE eccentric, insane, crazy …1864 sl.
– NOT QUITE THERE eccentric, insane, crazy …M19 sl.
– NOT RIGHT IN THE HEAD insane …1662 euphemism
– NOT RIGHT UPSTAIRS insane, crazy …1932 sl.
– NUTS insane, crazy, out of one’s senses …1846 Amer. sl.
– NUTSY crazy, insane …1923 Amer. sl.
– NUTTY AS A CUCKOO crazy, demented, insane …1922 Amer. dial.
– OFF deranged in mind, insane …1866 sl.
– OFF AT THE KNOT deranged in mind, insane …1790 Sc.
– OFF AT THE NAIL deranged in mind, insane …1897 Sc.
– OFF AT THE SIDE deranged in mind, insane …1790 Eng. dial.
– OFF HIS KADOOVA off his head, insane …Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– OFF IT insane, out of one’s mind …M19 sl.
– OFF OF THE SIDE deranged in mind, insane …1895 Eng. dial.
– OFF ONE’S BAP crazy, insane …1980s sl.
– OFF ONE’S BASE insane, crazy, confused, muddled, mistaken …1891 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S BEAN insane, eccentric, crazy; demented …1940s sl.
– OFF ONE’S BLOCK insane, crazy …1925 sl., orig. military
– OFF ONE’S BONCE insane, out of one’s mind …M19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S BOX insane; out of one’s mind …1903 Amer. sl.
– OFF ONE’S CAKE crazy, insane …1980s sl.
– OFF ONE’S CHOMP mad, crazy, eccentric, insane …M19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S CHUMP insane, mad …1864 sl.
– OFF ONE’S COCONUT insane, crazy …19C
– OFF ONE’S CONK mad, crazy, eccentric, insane; demented  …1870 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S DIP mad, crazy, eccentric, insane …L19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S DIPPER mad, crazy, eccentric, insane …L19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S DOT insane, crazy …19C
– OFF ONE’S DOTTY mad, eccentric, insane, crazy …L19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S GOURD insane, mad …1961 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S HEAD insane, crazy, demented …c1845 sl.
– OFF ONE’S JUMP crazy, insane …1950s Irish sl.
– OFF ONE’S KADOOVA insane, crazy …c1870 Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S KAZIP insane, eccentric …1900s US sl.
– OFF ONE’S KERZIP insane, eccentric …1900s US sl.
– OFF ONE’S KNACKERS insane, stupid …2000s sl.
– OFF ONE’S KNOCKER mad, insane, uncontrolled …1900s Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S MENTAL RESERVATION insane, out of touch with reality …L19 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S NANA insane, mad …1975 sl.
– OFF ONE’S NOB eccentric, insane …1950s sl.
– OFF ONE’S NOGGIN insane …1842 Amer. sl.
– OFF ONE’S NUT insane, crazy, out of one’s mind …1858 colloq.
– OFF ONE’S ONION insane, crazy …1890 Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S PANNICAN insane, crazy …20C Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S PANNIKIN insane, mad …1895 sl., chiefly Aust.
– OFF ONE’S PULLEY insane, eccentric, mad, crazy …1990s sl.
– OFF ONE’S ROCK crazy, insane, eccentric, mad …L19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S ROCKER insane, mad …1897 sl.
– OFF ONE’S ROCKET insane, mad …1925 sl.
– OFF ONE’S SAUCER mad, insane, eccentric, crazy …c1930 Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S THATCH insane, out of one’s mind …M19 sl.
– OFF ONE’S TILE insane, crazy …1959 Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S TOP insane, crazy …20C Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S TOP TRAVERSE mad, insane, eccentric, crazy …20C Aust. sl.
– OFF ONE’S TROLLEY insane, mad …1896 sl.
– OFF THE SIDE insane, mad …1877 Eng. dial.
– OFF YOUR NANA crazy, insane …1966 Aust. sl.
– ON A TRIP crazy, temporarily insane …1960s sl.
– ONE BRICK SHORT OF A LOAD unintelligent, slightly insane, eccentric …1960s sl.
– ONE BRICK SHY OF A LOAD unintelligent, slightly insane, eccentric …1960s sl.
– OUT OF ONE’S BOX insane …1966 Amer. sl.
– OUT OF ONE’S GOURD insane, mad …1963 US sl.
– OUT OF ONE’S HEAD insane, mad …1825 sl.
– OUT OF ONE’S SKULL insane, mad …1968 sl.
– OUT OF ONE’S TREE insane, mad …1966 US sl.
– OVER THE EDGE insane, quite mad …1929
– POGGLE insane, mad …1923 Brit. sl., chiefly services’ usage
– POGGLED insane, mad …1923 Brit. sl., chiefly services’ usage
– PORK PIE SHORT OF A BISCUIT, A not completely sane …1992 UK sl.
– PUDDLED very eccentric; insane …1936 sl.
– PUGGLE insane, mad …1923 Brit. sl., chiefly services’ usage
– PUGGLED insane, mad …1923 Brit. sl., chiefly services’ usage
– RADGE mad, violently excited, furious, wild, obstreperous, insane …1923 Sc.
– RADGY of a person or situation: mad, furious, insane …19C sl.
– RADIO insane, crazy, mad …1960s rhyming sl. for ‘mental’ (radio rental)
– RADIO RENTAL(S) wonderful, amazing; insane, mad, crazy  …1960s rhyming sl. for ‘mental’
– RAVERS insane, raving mad …1938 Brit. sl.
– RED-MAD raging mad, distracted, insane; furious; eager …1794 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RENTALS wonderful, amazing; insane, mad, crazy  …1960s rhyming sl. for ‘mental’
– ROUND THE BEND insane, mad, crazy …1929 sl.
– ROUND THE TWIST insane, mad …1960 Brit. sl.
– SANDWICH SHORT OF A BISCUIT, A not completely sane, stupid …1992 UK sl.
– SAVAGE AS A MEAT AXE, AS completely insane …1920s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SICKO depraved, perverted, insane …1970s sl.
– STARKERS insane, mad …1962 Brit. sl.
– TAPPED insane, crazy …1910s sl.
– TROPPO mentally unhinged as if from exposure to a tropical climate …1941 Aust. sl.
– UNKED weird, uncanny; insane; ominous of evil; horrid, ghastly, terrible …1861 Eng. dial.
– UNKERD weird, uncanny; insane; ominous of evil; horrid, ghastly, terrible …1861 Eng. dial.
– UNKID weird, uncanny; insane; ominous of evil; horrid, ghastly, terrible …1861 Eng. dial.
– UNSENSED insane, demented, delirious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UP THE LOOP insane, eccentric …1950s sl.
– UP THE POLE mad, crazy, eccentric, insane …1896 UK sl.
– WAMPY mad, insane …1950s NZ sl.
– WANTING mentally unbalanced, insane …M19 sl.
– WANTING IN THE UPPER STOREY insane, crazy …1959 sl.
– WHACKED OUT insane, mad …1969 US sl.
– WHACKO crazy, eccentric, insane …1970s sl.
– WRONG silly, foolish; extremely eccentric, or slightly mad, insane …1920s Aust. sl.
– WRONG IN ONE’S GARRET insane, eccentric …M19 sl.
– WRONG IN THE UPPER STOREY insane, eccentric, crazy …M19 sl.
– YARRA mad, insane, stupid, eccentric …1943 Aust. sl.
insane – nouns
– BUG a deranged thought, an insane idea, an eccentric notion …1915 Amer. dial.
– FALLING acting insanely …2000s US Black sl.
insane – person 
– BAKEHEAD a fool, an idiot; a stupid person; an insane or crazy person  …1949 US sl.
– BATSHIT an insane or crazy person …1982 sl.
– BETHLEMITE an insane person; a madman; a bedlamite …Bk1895
– BUG an insane person …1915 Amer. dial.
– BATSHIT an insane person …1960s sl.
– CRACKSMOKER a person whose sanity is open to question, whether or not they actually smoke crack …1997 US sl.
– CRAZY a mad or insane person …1867 sl., orig. US
– DINGBAT a foolish or stupid person; someone crazy or insane, also, a term of disparagement …1915 sl.
– FLIP a crazy or insane person …1961 sl.
– GOOT an insane person …1936 Amer. dial.
– HEADCASE an insane or very eccentric person …1970s US sl.
– JACKET JOB something or someone liable to drive one crazy; hence, a mad or insane person …1990s sl.
– LOCO (derogatory) one who is out of his mind or obsessed; a crazy or insane person …1852 Amer. dial.
– LOCO BLOSSOM (derogatory) one who is out of his mind or obsessed; a crazy or insane person …1941 Amer. dial.
– LOONEY, LOONY a mad or insane person …1884 sl.
– MADPASH † a foolish or insane person; a lunatic, a mad fellow; a crackbrained person; a scatterbrain; a hot-headed person; a rash or turbulent person; a wild, giddy person …1611 
​- MENTAL an insane, deranged person; a mental patient …1913 sl.
– MENTAL JOB one who is or potentially might be insane …1920s sl.
– MISS POINTS one who has lost most of his marbles …Bk1972 homosexual sl. 
– NAPOLEON n insane man; an eccentric-acting man …1930s US Black sl.
– NUT a crazy or insane person; an eccentric; a foolish person …1908 sl.
– NUT JOB an insane or very eccentric person …1972 Amer. sl.
– NUTTER a violent deranged person; a mad or insane person …1958 Brit. sl.
– PSYCHO a mad or insane person …1942 sl.
– SICKIE, SICKY anyone considered to be ‘sick in the head’, insane, or crazy …1960s sl., orig. US
– WACK JOB a person who is mentally ill; an eccentric or insane person …1979 US sl.
insane – verbs
– BAIL OUT to go mad or insane …1970s sl., orig. military
– BUG OUT to go insane …1961 US sl.
– CRACK to suffer an emotional breakdown; to become insane …1917 Amer. sl.
– CRACK ONE’S BRAIN(S) to make oneself insane, to drive mad …1630
– CRACK UP to become insane …US Civil War usage
– GO BATSHIT to become insane, to act crazily …1971 sl.
– GO RAMMISH to be in so violent a rage as to be slightly insane …Bk1905 Sc.
– HAVE KANGAROOS IN THE TOP PADDOCK to be crazy or insane …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HAVE NITS IN THE NETWORK to be crazy or insane …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– HAVE STRAWS IN ONE’S HAIR to be insane, eccentric, or distracted 
– LUNCH to go insane …1990s US Black sl.
– NOT HAVE ALL ONE’S BUTTONS to be insane, crazy, or unstable …1860 sl.
– NUT OUT to become insane; to abandon restraint …1919 Amer. sl., esp. Black
– PLAY WITH THE SQUIRRELS to be confined to a hospital for the insane …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
insane – phrases
– LIGHTS ARE ON BUT THERE’S NOBODY HOME insane, mentally deficient, vacant …1970s sl.
 
INSANE ASYLUM – nouns
– ACADEMY a lunatic asylum …18C sl.
– BAT HOUSE a psychiatric institution …1900s US tramps’ sl.
– BEDLAM a lunatic asylum, a madhouse …1663
– BEDLAM-HOLE a mad-house …1889 Eng. dial.
– BIN, THE a mental hospital …1938 sl.
– BOOBY-HATCH a mental hospital …1896 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– BUGHOUSE a mental hospital …1899 US sl.
– BUZZY HOUSE an insane asylum …1908 Amer. sl.
– CACKLE FACTORY an insane asylum; a mental hospital; a psychiatric institution …1940s US sl.
– CALLAN PARK a psychiatric institution …20C Aust. sl.
– CANARY HATCH a psychiatric institution; a ‘loony bin’ …1966 US sl.
– CRACKER FACTORY a psychiatric institution …1981 US sl.
– CRAZY HOUSE a mental hospital …1887 US sl.
– CUCKOO HOUSE a mental hospital …1930 US sl.
– CUCKOO’S NEST a mental hospital …1962 US sl.
– DAFFY HOUSE a psychiatric institution; an asylum for the insane …1902 US sl.
– DAFFY JOINT a psychiatric institution; an asylum for the insane …1908 US sl.
– DARK HOUSE † a place of confinement for a madman; a room used to confine the insane …1600
– DOWN THE LINE a psychiatric hospital …1963 NZ sl.
– FARM a psychiatric institution …1940s US sl.
– FUNNY BIN a psychiatric institution …20C US sl.
– FUNNY FACTORY a psychiatric institution …20C US sl.
– FUNNY-FARM an insane asylum; a mental hospital; a psychiatric institution …1950 sl.
– FUNNY HOUSE a mental hospital …1906 US sl.
– FUNNY PLACE a psychiatric institution …20C US sl.
– GIGGLE-HOUSE a mental hospital …1919 Aust. & NZ sl.
– GREEN CART an imaginary vehicle used to take people to an asylum for the insane …1935 Aust. sl.
– LAUGHING ACADEMY a mental institution; an insane asylum …1947 sl.
– LAUGHING FARM a mental institution; an insane asylum …1965 US sl.
– LAUGHING HOUSE an insane asylum …1955 US sl.
– LAUGHING SCHOOL an insane asylum …1966 US sl.
– LOONY BIN a hospital or other institution for the treatment of psychiatric problems and other mental illness …1919 UK sl.
– LOONY FARM an insane asylum …1977 US sl.
– LOONY HOUSE a hospital for the insane …1977 US sl.
– LOONY PEN a hospital for the insane …1984 US sl.
– MAZE-HOUSE an asylum or madhouse …1873 Eng. dial.
– MENTAL a psychiatric institution …1980s Irish sl.
– MONKEY HOUSE an insane asylum …1958 US sl.
– NUTBOX a mental hospital …1965 US sl.
– NUT COLLEGE a home or hospital for people with mental illnesses …c1906 US sl.
– NUT FACTORY a home or hospital for people with mental illnesses …1900 US sl.
– NUT FARM a hospital for the mentally ill …1940 US sl.
– NUTHOUSE an insane asylum …1906 Amer. sl.
– NUTTERY a mental hospital …1931 sl.
– RAT HOUSE a mental hospital …1900 Aust. & NZ sl.
– SILLY HOUSE a psychiatric institution …1960s sl.
– SNAKE-PIT a mental hospital …1947 sl.
– WACKY HOUSE a psychiatric institution …1930s US criminals’ sl.
insane asylum – person
– BAM-BAM a psychiatric patient …2000 US prison sl.
insane asylum – verbs
– BUG to confine someone in a psychiatric ward …1992 US sl.
– JACKET to threaten someone with confinement in a lunatic asylum …L19 sl.
– PLAY WITH THE SQUIRRELS to be an inmate of an insane asylum …Bk1934 sl.
 
INSANELY – adverbs
– BEDLAMLY † like a madman, insanely …1553-87
 
INSANITY – nouns
– BUGS insanity …1909 Amer. dial.
– DAFFING mental derangement, insanity …a1624
– DEEP END the border between sanity and insanity …1950s Amer. sl.
– LIGHT insanity, craziness …1950s W. Indies sl.
– LIPEMANIA, LYPEMANIA a form of insanity characterized by extreme mournfulness …1874
– LYCANTHROPY a kind of insanity in which the patient imagined himself to be a wolf, and had the instincts and propensities of a wolf …1584
– NUT ROLE an instance of feigned insanity or stupidity …1967 Amer. Black sl.
– RAGE † madness; insanity; a fit of mania …c1325 obs. exc. poetic
 
INSATIABLE – adjectives
– INEXPLEBLE † unable to be filled or satisfied; insatiable …M16
– OMNIVOROUS taking in everything available, as with the mind; insatiable …1791
– SATELESS insatiable …1701 chiefly poetic
– UNGODLY insatiable; nice …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
insatiable – nouns
– OMNIVORACITY an insatiable appetite for all activities or pursuits …1889
– OMNIVOROSITY an insatiable appetite for all activities or pursuits …1896
– OMNIVOROUSNESS an insatiable appetite for all activities or pursuits …1727
insatiable – person
– GEENOCH a covetous, insatiable person; a greedy person …1825 Sc.
 
INSCRIBE – verbs
– RASP † to inscribe by scraping or scratching …a1300
– SCRIBE to write; to mark, to inscribe …1787 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TITLE † to set down in writing; to inscribe, to record, to chronicle …1340
 
INSCRIBED – adjectives
– LAPIDARIAN executed in stone, inscribed on stone …1882
– LAPIDEOUS † consisting of or inscribed on stone …1807
– OPISTHOGRAPHAL † written or inscribed on the back as well as the front …1684
inscribed – nouns 
– TITLE †* an inscribed pillar, column, tombstone, or the like …1388
 
INSCRIPTION – adjectives
– LAPIDARY 1. of an inscription, etc.: engraved on stone, esp. monumental stones …1724
  2. characteristic of or suitable for monumental inscriptions …1775
– LEGENDED bearing a legend or inscription …a1849
inscription – nouns 
– LETTER † anything written; an inscription, document, text; a written warrant or authority …c1325
– MANUSCRIPTION the act of writing by hand; that which is written by hand; a written inscription …1800
– MANUSCULPT an inscription carved or engraved by hand …a1859 nonce word
– MEMORANDUM a memorial inscription …1810 Sc.
– ONWRITING † that which is written on something; an inscription …c975
– POS(E)Y an inscription engraved inside an old-fashioned wedding ring …1933 Amer. dial.
– SCRIPTION † a writing; a document; an inscription …1597
– TITLE † an inscription placed on or over an object, giving its name or describing it; a legend; sometimes, a placard hung up in a theatre giving the names of the piece, etc. …c950
inscription – person
– LAPICIDE one who cuts stones or inscriptions on stone …1656
 
INSCRUTABLE – adjectives
– IMPERSCRUTABLE † not to be searched out; unsearchable, inscrutable, unintelligible, incomprehensible …1526
 
INSECT – nouns
– B a bug …M19 sl.
– BEEZER-WEEZER an insect that sits in trees or bushes in hot weather and makes a sharp, buzzing sound; probably a cicada ..1970 Amer. dial.
– B FLAT a bug; a bedbug …1853
– BUG JUICE 1. an insecticide or insect repellent …1944 Amer. dial.
2. the saliva or squashed remains of insects …1967 Amer. dial.
– BUGOLOGY the science of bugs or insects …1843 US humorous
– BUMMER a bumblebee; generally, any insect which makes a buzzing or humming sound …1822
– CHINCH a bedbug …20C US sl.
– CHIZZLE BOBS the bugs found under decaying wood or old bricks, etc. …19C Eng. dial.
– CREEPERS body lice, bedbugs, fleas, etc.; anything that makes your flesh creep when they creep over your flesh …19C Brit. sl.
– CREEPY-CRAWLY any insect or similar small creeping creature considered as disagreeable or frightening …1858 sl.
– ENEMY an insect; an ant …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– FLY † any winged insect; as the bee, gnat, locust, moth, etc. …c950
– MESEE a midge or ‘no-see-em’ …1927 Amer. dial.
– NO-SEE-UM any small, nearly invisible insect that bites …1842 US sl.
– QUICK an insect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– QUICKLING a young insect …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– STRADDLE-BUG a long-legged beetle; any long-legged insect …1831 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– TANG † the tongue of a serpent, formerly thought to be the stinging organ; the sting of an insect …a1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WANT-LOUSE †* a bedbug, a bug …1655
– WATER BUG a cockroach, esp. a large one, or a similar insect …1875 Amer. dial.
– WOG any insect, esp. a predatory or disagreeable one …1938 Aust. sl.
insect – person
– BEETLE JOSEPH an entomologist …Bk1940 Eng. public school sl.
– BEETLE-STICKER a jocular name for an entomologist …1873
– BUG-HUNTER an entomologist …1889 jocular
– BUGOLOGIST an entomologist …1901 US humorous
– MOCH-MAN a jocular term for an entomologist (moch = moth) …1961 Sc.
– MOTH-HUNTER  an entomologist who studies moths …1937
insect – verbs 
– TANG † to sting as a serpent or an insect …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
INSECURE – adjectives
– SHOGGY shaky, insecure …1866
– TICKLE 1. in unstable equilibrium; easily upset or overthrown, insecure, tottering, crazy; delicate, sensitive …1515
 2. insecure; precarious, slippery …1579 obs. or arch.
– TOLTER moving unsteadily; unsteady, unstable, tottering; insecure, precarious …1423 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNCANNIE dangerous, unreliable, insecure, treacherous, threatening …1748 Sc.
– UNCANNY dangerous, unreliable, insecure, treacherous, threatening …1748 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– UNSICKER insecure, unsteady, not to be relied on …1796 Sc.
– WANKLE † unsteady, insecure; changeable, unsettled, precarious; inconstant, wavering; also, weak in health, delicate, sickly …c888 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
insecure – adverbs
– TICKLELY † in an insecure or unstable manner …1601
– TICKLY † in an insecure or unstable manner …1674
insecure – nouns 
– HOUSE OF CARDS any insecure or unsubstantial scheme, system, etc. …1641
– TAPPIE-TOORIE anything resting on an insecure foundation and swinging at the top …Bk1905 Sc.
 
INSECURITY – nouns
– TICKLENESS † insecurity, instability; critical situation, precariousness; inconstancy; uncertainty …c1390
– UNGRITH † insecurity, hurt …c1200
 
INSENSIBILITY – nouns
– CALLOSITY a hardened state of mind or conscience; insensibility …1658
– DEDOLENCE † absence of grief or sorrow; insensibility, callousness, hard-heartedness …1606
– DEDOLENCY † absence of grief or sorrow; insensibility, callousness, hard-heartedness …a1617
– DUMPISHNESS † sluggishness, inertness, insensibility …1574
– OBTUSITY obtuseness; dullness, insensibility, stupidity …1823 
 
INSENSIBLE – adjectives
– DEAD-HEARTED dead in feeling, callous, insensible …1642
– DEDOLENT † that feels sorrow no more; feeling no compunction; insensible, callous, hard-hearted …1633
– DIRR insensible, destitute of feeling …Bk1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DUMPISH † dull, stupid, slow-witted; inactive, inert, spiritless; destitute of sensation; abstracted, insensible to outward things; dull, uninteresting …1545
– STONY insensible, unfeeling, as if consisting of stone …c1230
– UNWITLESS † senseless, insensible …a1225
insensible – verbs 
– DATELESS insensible, as from a blow …1854 Eng. dial.
– SILLY to stun; to render silly or insensible …1850
– UNSENSE to render senseless or insensible; to stun with a blow or fall …1892 Eng. dial.
 
INSENSITIVE – adjectives
– ARMOUR-PLATED insensitive to attack; callous …1894
– DEAD FROM THE NECK UP brainless, stupid, insensitive …1911 sl.
– PACHYDERMATOUS thick-skinned; insensitive to rebuff, ridicule, or abuse; not easily affected by outside influences …1854
– PACHYDERMOUS thick-skinned; insensitive to rebuff, ridicule, or abuse; not easily affected by outside influences …1836
insensitive – nouns
– FOOT-IN-MOUTH DISEASE the habit of making inappropriate, insensitive, or imprudent statements …Bk2006 US sl.
insensitive – person
– ZHLOB an oaf or dolt; a fool, a moron; a boorish, insensitive person; a coarse person, a slob …1950 US sl.
– ZHLUB an oaf or dolt; a fool, a moron; a boorish, insensitive person; a dull, unpolished person, usually a male …1950 US sl. 
 
INSEPARABLE – adjectives
– CLOSE AS STINK ON SHIT very close; intimate; inseparable …Bk2006 US sl.
– NAVEL-TIED inseparable …1767 sl.
– THICK AS THIEVES in close association, familiar, intimate, inseparable …1833 UK sl.
– UNDEPARTABLE † inseparable; indivisible …c1374
 
INSERT – verbs
– IMMISS † to put in, to insert, to inject, to infuse; to let in, to admit …1647
– IMMIT † to put in, to insert, to inject, to infuse; to let in, to admit; the opposite of ’emit’ …1578 now rare or obs.
– YARM to thrust into, to insert …1926 Amer. dial.
 
INSERTION – nouns
– IMMISSION insertion, injection, admission, introduction; the opposite of ’emission’ …1578