Reverse Dictionary: MEC – MEK


MECHANIC – person
– BENCH JOCKEY a mechanic …Bk1975 Amer. sl. 
– CAT DOCTOR a mechanic who services track-laying vehicles, as Caterpillar tractors; a tractor mechanic …1956 US sl.
– GRAUNCHER an incompetent mechanic …NZ
– GREASEHOUND a mechanic …1910s US sl.
– GREASE-MONK a mechanic …1920s sl.
– GREASE MONKEY a mechanic, esp. one who works on cars or aircraft …1928 colloq.
– GREASER a mechanic, esp. of motor vehicles …Brit. sl.
– HANDYWRIGHT † a worker with his hands; a mechanic …1674
– ICEMAN a mechanic who works on truck refrigeration units …1971 US sl. 
– MECH a mechanic …1918 Brit. sl.
– MICKEY MOUSE a motor mechanic …Bk1950 nautical sl.
– PARTS CHANGER in car repair: a mechanic who replaces parts until a problem is solved instead of diagnosing the problem at the outset …1993 US sl.
– SHADE-TREE MECHANIC one who works out of his house or barn rather than at a dealership, service station, or garage; a country mechanic on a small scale …1946 Amer. dial.
– WIRE MAN a mechanic who fixes freakish gravity tricks …Bk1934 US cinema sl.
– WRENCH a mechanic …1977 US sl.
 
MECHANICAL – adjectives
– BANAUSIC merely mechanical; proper to a mechanic …1876
– HANDLY † used by the hands; manual; mechanical …c1400
 
MEDAL – nouns
– CABBAGE medals and decorations …1945 US military sl.
– CHEST HARDWARE military medals …World War II US Armed Forces usage
– DANGLERS medals …c1915 services’ sl.
– DICK SHOT OFF the Distinguished Service Order, a medal for bravery …1937 UK sl.
– FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY the three World War I campaign medals …1919
– FRUIT SALAD a (copious or ostentatious) display of medals, or other decorations …1943 sl.
– GONG a medal or decoration …1921 UK sl.
– MUTT AND JEFF a particular pair of medals worn together, esp. the War Medal and the Victory Medal awarded to British service personnel who took part in World War I …1937 Brit. sl.
– OBVERSE that side of a coin, medal, seal, etc., on which the head or principal design is struck; the opposite of ‘reverse’ …1658 
– OLD BOILED EGG an O.B.E. …c1925 UK sl.
– PIP, SQUEAK, AND WILFRED the 1914-15 Star, War Medal, and Victory Medal, three medals awarded to British service personnel who took part in World War I …1919 Brit. sl.
– ROOTY GONG a medal formerly awarded to members of the British Army in India …1925 Brit. sl.
– RUPTURED DUCK a button given on discharge from the services …1945 US sl.
– SCREAMING EAGLE a button given on discharge from the services …1946 US sl.
– SPAM MEDAL a medal awarded to all members of a force, esp. (British) the 1939-45 Star, awarded to British service personnel who took part in World War II …1945 sl.
medal – verbs
– BE GIVEN THE RATIONS (derogatory) to get a service or other medal not awarded for gallantry …1925 Brit. sl.
– COME UP WITH THE RATIONS (derogatory) to get a service or other medal not awarded for gallantry …1925 Brit. sl.
 
MEDDLE – verbs
– BUGGER ABOUT WITH to interfere or meddle with …1937
– BUGGER AROUND to interfere or meddle with …1961
– BUTT IN to intrude or interrupt; to meddle …1899 Amer. sl.
– CAMPLE WITH to meddle with …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DABBLE  to meddle, tamper with; to interfere in …1660
– DIP to display an inappropriate interest in another person’s business …1976 US sl.
– ELT to meddle with, to interfere …1897 Sc.
– FAS’ to be fast with, to be rude, impertinent; to meddle with somebody’s business; to be forward …1950s W. Indies Rasta
– FASH to meddle with, to disturb …1951 Sc.
– FEED OFF HIS RANGE to meddle in the affairs of another …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FIDDLE-DEE-DEE AROUND to meddle, to fool around …1963 Amer. dial.
– FISTICATE to fight with fists, to box; to quarrel; to meddle …1819 Amer. dial.
– GO ABOVE ONE’S LATCHET † to meddle with what does not concern one …1580
– GO BETWEEN BARK AND TREE to meddle, especially in family matters …1562
– GO BEYOND ONE’S LATCHET † to meddle with what does not concern one …1603
– HAVE AN OAR IN EVERY MAN’S BARGE to have a hand in everyone’s business or affairs …1653
– HAVE AN OAR IN EVERY MAN’S BOAT to have a hand in everyone’s business or affairs …1653
– INTERMELL † to intermeddle …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– INTROMIT to meddle with, to interfere; to associate ….1818 Sc.
– MAKE to meddle, to interfere …1815 Sc.
– MELL to meddle; to interfere; to join in battle …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MESS OVER to meddle with, to make a mess of, to make untidy or disorderly, to cause pain or trouble for …1968 Amer. dial.
– MIRD † to meddle, to intermeddle …1768 Sc.  
– MONKEY to waste time, to fool around; to tamper, to meddle, to interfere, to fiddle with something or someone …1881 Amer. dial.
– MONKEY WITH THE BANDWAGON to meddle in a dangerous situation …1895 Amer. sl.
– MONKEY WITH THE BUZZ SAW to meddle in a dangerous situation …1895 Amer. sl.
– NIB to pry, to meddle, to interfere …1942 Amer. dial.
– NIBSHIT to pry, to meddle, to interfere …1968 Amer. dial.
– PARRY WITH to meddle or tamper with, to have dealings with, to occupy oneself with, to interfere with …1815 Sc.
– PAUGE † to tamper, to meddle in a rash or injudicious manner …1825 Sc.
– PAWGE † to tamper, to meddle in a rash or injudicious manner …1825 Sc.
– PILFER AROUND to meddle, to snoop …1953 Amer. dial.
– POKE ONE’S NOSE INTO SOMETHING to pry and meddle; to examine …1860s Amer. sl.
– PUT ONE’S OAR IN to interfere, to meddle …c1730 colloq.
– PUT THE HAND BETWEEN THE BARK AND THE TREE to interfere or meddle in matters which do not concern one, especially between husband and wife …19C
– SCALD ONE’S LIPS IN OTHER FOLK’S KALE to meddle with other people’s business …1773 Sc.
– SHOVE ONE’S OAR IN to interfere, to meddle …1870 colloq.
– TAVE to meddle …1900 Sc.
– THRESH OTHER FOLK’S CORN to meddle in other people’s affairs …1901 Eng. dial.
– TIG to interfere; to meddle; to do have to do with …1599 Sc.
– TIG WITH to meddle, to interfere …1889 Sc.
– YOKE to attack; to grip, to seize; to tackle; to meddle with; to fight; to engage in, to dispute …1775 Sc.
meddle – phrases
– DON’T MONKEY WITH THE BUZZ-SAW don’t meddle …1907 Amer. dial.
 
MEDDLER, MEDDLING, MEDDLESOME – adjectives
– FAST interfering, meddlesome …1940s W. Indies sl.
– GYPSY interfering, meddling, nosy, officious, irritatingly inquisitive …20C W. Indies sl.
– HANDERSOME handy; inclined to meddle, meddling …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– INBEARING † officious, meddlesome, prone to seize every opportunity of ingratiating oneself …1828 Sc.
– MACO inquisitive, gossipy, meddlesome …20C W. Indies sl.
– MAGGOTTING meddling …1892 Eng. dial.
– MAKO inquisitive, gossipy, meddlesome …20C W. Indies sl.
– MEDDLEOUS †* meddlesome …c1430
– METE meddlesome, interfering …20C W. Indies sl.
– NIBBING being nosy, meddling …1942 Amer. dial.
– PANTOPRAGMATIC universally meddling or occupied with everything; officious …1861
– POLYPRAGMATIC busying oneself about many affairs; meddlesome, officious …1616
meddler, meddling, meddlesome – nouns
– HAND-SHAKING an interference, intermeddling …Bk1905 Sc.
– INTROMISSION intermeddling …1822 Sc.
– PANTOPRAGMATICS the alleged ‘science’ of universal meddling …1861
– PANURGY †* craftiness, cunning, deceit, guile, a meddling in all matters …1656
meddler, meddling, meddlesome – person
– ARDELIO † a busybody, meddler …1621
– BIDDY (generally derogatory) a meddlesome old woman …1833 sl.
– BUTINSKI, BUTTINSKI, BUTTINSKY one who interrupts or interferes; a meddler …1902 Amer. dial.
– BUTTERINSKY one who interferes; a meddler …1903 Amer. dial.
– BUTT-IN a meddler …1917 Amer. sl.
– CAGMAG a gossip, a newsmonger;  a pert, meddling woman or girl …19C Eng. dial.
– DANDY-PUFF an interfering, meddlesome young person …Bk1900 Eng. dial. 
– EYEBALLER a meddlesome or interfering person …1920 Amer. dial.
– FACTOTUM † one who meddles with everything; a busybody …1618
– FARELOOPER an interloper, one who interferes or meddles in the affairs of others …1856 Eng. dial.
– FARLOOPER an interloper, one who interferes or meddles in the affairs of others …1856 Eng. dial.
– FUSSBUDGET a fussy, fidgety, nervous, or meddlesome person …1904 colloq.
– FUSS-FART a fussy, fidgety, nervous or meddlesome person …1918 US sl.
– FUSS-POT a fussy, fidgety, nervous or meddlesome person …1921 colloq.
– GAMF † an idle, meddling person …1824 Sc.
– GAMP an interfering busybody; an idle, meddling person; an empty-headed, noisy fellow; a gossip …1868 sl.
– HEN-HUSSY a meddlesome person; one who is always poking into other people’s affairs …Bk1893 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– IMPERTINENT a meddlesome, presumptuous, or insolent person; one who does or says that which he has no business to do or say, and which is considered a piece of presumption or insolence …1635
– INTERLOPER a meddler, a busybody …1690 sl.
– JACK-STICKLER † a meddlesome or interfering person; a busybody …1579
– KEG-MEG a gossip, a newsmonger; a pert, meddling woman or girl …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– LONGNOSE a busybody or meddler …1938 Amer. dial.
– MACO-MAN an inquisitive, gossipy, or meddlesome man …20C W. Indies sl.
– MACO-WOMAN an inquisitive, gossipy, or meddlesome woman …20C W. Indies sl.
– MEDDLE-BOX one who is always poking into other’s affairs; a meddlesome person …1965 Amer. dial.
– MEDDLESOME-BOX one who is always poking into other’s affairs; a meddlesome person …1965 Amer. dial.
– MELLER † a person who meddles, interferes, or deals in something; a person who is involved in some affair …​c1450 obs. exc. Sc.
– METICHE a busybody, a meddler …1967 Amer. dial.
– NANNY-CRATTY an inquisitive, meddlesome, foolish, weak-minded person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NANNY-FODGER a meddlesome, prying person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NANNY-FUDGER a meddlesome, prying person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NIBBER one who interferes or meddles; a busybody …1968 Amer. dial.
– NOSE-BOX one who is always poking into other’s affairs; a meddlesome person …1965 Amer. dial.
– NOSEY PARKER, NOSY PARKER a person who continually pries; a meddler …1896 colloq.
– NOSY ROSY one who is always poking into other people’s affairs; a nosy, meddlesome person; a gossip …1965 Amer. dial.
– NUNNY-FUDGER a meddlesome, prying person …B1900 Eng. dial.
– OAR a busybody; a meddler in other’s matters …1596 sl. 
– PANTOPRAGMATIC a meddling person; a busybody …1861
– PAULA PRY a meddlesome or interfering woman …1950 Amer. dial.
– PAUL PRY a meddlesome or interfering person …1840 Amer. dial.
– POKE-NOSE a prying, snoopy, or inquisitive person; a meddler …1915 Amer. dial.
– POLYPRAGMATIC † a meddlesome person; a busybody …1636
– POLYPRAGMON † one given to meddling; a busybody; an officious person …1600
– QUIZCUSS a meddlesome, inquisitive person …1887 Eng. dial.
– ROSY NOSY one who is always poking into other people’s affairs; a nosy, meddlesome person; a gossip …1965 Amer. dial.
– STARE-CAT a women or girl who amuses herself with gazing at her neighbours; a meddlesome or inquisitive neighbour …1859 US
 
MEDIA – nouns
– MEEJA media …1983 Brit. sl.
– MEEJAH media …1983 Brit. sl.
– MEEJER media …1983 Brit. sl.
 
MEDIATE – verbs
– BEMEAN †* to mediate, to intercede …1459
 
MEDIATOR – person
– ACCORDER * a person who reconciles people or things; a mediator; also, a person who agrees with something …1597
– DAYSMAN an umpire or arbitrator; a mediator …1489 arch.
– FACILITATOR one who facilitates; a person whose job or role is to facilitate communication or understanding within a group of people, or negotiations between various parties; a mediator …1824
– GANG-ATWEEN one who interposes; a mediator …1873 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– GANG-BETWEEN one who interposes; a mediator …1873 Sc. Eng. dial.
– GANGER-BETWEEN † a mediator …1483
– MID-MAN a mediator between contending parties …1775 Sc.
– MIDS-MAN † a mediator …1775 Sc.
– MODERATOR a person who acts as an arbitrator between disputants; an arbiter, an umpire, a judge; also, a mediator …1556
– MOYENER  a person who acts on behalf of another; an agent, a mediator; also, a person who acts in the interests of another; a backer …1591 Sc.
 
MEDICAL – adjectives
– GALENIC medical …1668 jocular
– IATRIC relating to a physician or to medicine; medical …1851
– IATRICAL medical …1716
– MED medical …1933 US sl.
medical – nouns
– ARMAMENTARIUM the equipment of medicines, instruments, and appliances used by a medical man …1874
– FASCINOMA a medical case that is unusual and thus interesting …1994 US sl.
– HORRENDEROMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …a1991 Amer. medical usage
– HORRENDIOMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …1980 Amer. medical usage
– HORRENDOMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …1977 Amer. medical usage
– LEECHING healing, medical treatment …c1000
– MEDICAMENTING medical attendance ..1823 Sc.
– SILVER GOOSE a proctoscope …1989 US sl.
– SNIP, THE any invasive medical procedure that sterilises a patient, as a vasectomy, etc. …2001 UK sl.
medical – person
– BAREFOOT DOCTOR a worker trained as a medical auxiliary and sent to rural areas to perform services such as assisting at childbirth, dispensing medication, and administering first aid …1971 
– HORRENDEROMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …a1991 Amer. medical usage
– HORRENDIOMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …1980 Amer. medical usage
– HORRENDOMA an especially dangerous medical condition, usually cancer; hence, a patient having such a condition …1977 Amer. medical usage
– MEDICO a medical student …1940s sl.
– PRICK-FARRIER a medical officer …1961 Services’ sl.
– REMETICAL-MAN a medical man …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
medical – verbs
– TILL † to take care of or attend to medically; to treat a patient or a disease …a850
 
MEDICAL TREATMENT – nouns
– EARTH-BATH † a kind of medical treatment in which the patient was buried up to the shoulders in the ground …1765
 
MEDICINAL – adjectives
– AESCULAPIAN belonging to Aesculapius (the god of medicine), or to the healing art; medicinal …1622
– ESCULAPIAN belonging to Aesculapius (the god of medicine), or to the healing art; medicinal …1622
 
MEDICINE – adjectives
– COMFORTATIVE † strengthening, reviving, as medicine, food, etc. …1398
– IATRIC relating to a physician or to medicine; medical …1851
– INDURANT of medicines: having the quality of hardening …1678
– LAETIFICANT * of a medicine: cheering, stimulating …1627
– PANCRASTICAL † good for all diseases, of the nature of a panacea …1698
– PANPHARMACAL †* pert. to a universal medicine …1657
– SINGULAR † of remedies, medicines, etc.: excellent; highly efficacious or beneficial …a1340
medicine – nouns 
– APPODELL-DOCK a soap liniment; hence, any medicine; alcohol …1830 Amer. dial.
– ATOMIC COCKTAIL a liquid oral medication containing a radioactive isotope …1949 US medical sl.
– BRAIN-STUFF medicine or food for the brain …1911
– BROKEN DOSE a small quantity of medicine administered at intervals …1806 Amer. dial.
– COMFORTATIVE † a strengthening or reviving medicine …1398
– DILL-TEA a soothing medicine or syrup given to children to deaden pain …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILL-WATER a soothing medicine or syrup given to children to deaden pain …1889 Eng. dial.
– DOCTOR STUFF medicine …1831 Amer. dial. arch.
– FAKE stuff used in patent medicines; a patent medicine; a so-called cure …c1870 showmen’s usage
– FAKEMS quack medicines …20C sl.
– GAMMY STUFF spurious soap or medicine …1839 UK criminals’ sl.
– IATROLOGY the science of medicine …1855
– JOLLOP a purgative …1920s sl.
– LAVATIVE † a draught to wash down food or medicine …1633
– LEECHCRAFT remedy, medicine …c888 arch.
– LEECHDOM a medicine, remedy …a900 arch.
– LENOCINY †* an enticing medicine …1657
– MEDDICK medicine …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MEDIC medicine …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OPADILLDOCK a soap liniment; hence, any medicine; alcohol …1830 Amer. dial.
– OPEDILDOC a soap liniment; hence, any medicine; alcohol …1830 Amer. dial.
– OPODELDOC a soap liniment; hence, any medicine; alcohol …1733
– OPYDILDOCK a soap liniment; hence, any medicine; alcohol …1830 Amer. dial.
– PANACY †* panacea, a remedy, cure, or medicine reputed to heal all diseases …a1690
– PANCHREST † a remedy, cure, or medicine reputed to heal all diseases …1727
– PANCHRESTON † a remedy, cure, or medicine reputed to heal all diseases …1632
– PICK-ME-UP a tonic medicine …1900 sl.
– PUNK a liquid or salve sold as a household remedy; patent medicine …Bk1974 Amer. sl.
– SICK-BAY COCKTAIL a dose of medicine …c1925 Royal Navy usage
– SLIBBER-SLABBER † a compound or concoction of a messy, repulsive, or nauseous nature, used especially for medicinal purposes …1566
– STUFF a term of contempt for anything to be swallowed, esp. medicine …1605 colloq.
– TRUCK medicine …c1770 Amer. dial. arch.
medicine – person
– PHARMACOPOLIST one who sells drugs or medicines; a druggist; an apothecary …1651
– QUACKSALVER an ignorant person who pretends to a knowledge of medicine or of wonderful remedies …1579
medicine – verbs 
– LECHNE † to cure, to heal; to administer medicine …c900
 
MEDIOCRE – adjectives
– ACEY-DEUCEY satisfactory; mediocre; so-so …Amer. sl.
– AVERAGE mediocre; not the best, just plain dreadful …1981 Aust. sl.
– BETWIXT AND BETWEEN mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– COMMON OR GARDEN mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DECENTISH mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– DIME A DOZEN mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FAIR TO MIDDLING mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FAIRISH mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– FIFTY-FIFTY mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HALF AND HALF mediocre …1958 Trinidad and Tobago
– HALF-ASS careless, ineffectual, inadequate, incompetent, second-rate; mediocre, insignificant, unsatisfactory …M19 sl.
– HALF-ASSED careless, inadequate, incompetent, second-rate, mediocre, insignificant …1865 US sl.
– HAMMY mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– IN-AND-OUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– JUST GOOD mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– MEDINARY mediocre …1944 Amer. dial.
– MIDDLE BROW middle-class; average or mediocre
– MIDDLING mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NEITHER HEAD NOR TAIL mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO BARGAIN mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO GREAT CATCH mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO GREAT SCRATCH mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO GREAT SHAKES mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO PANIC mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO RAVE mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO SCREAM mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOTHING TO BRAG ABOUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOTHING TO CABLE HOME ABOUT unremarkable; usual; mediocre …World War I Aust. soldiers’ usage
– NOTHING TO MAKE A SONG AND DANCE ABOUT nothing to make a fuss about; nothing in the least important, mediocre …L19
– NOTHING TO SHOUT ABOUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOTHING TO SHOUT HOME ABOUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOTHING TO WIRE HOME ABOUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOTHING TO WRITE HOME ABOUT unremarkable; usual; mediocre …L19 colloq.
– NO THREE-ALARM FIRE mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NO WOW mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO GOOD mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO HOT mediocre …1927 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO HOTSY mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO HOTSY-TOTSY mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO KOSHER mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– NOT SO WARM mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– OF A SORT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– OF SORTS mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– OKAY decent, mediocre, satisfactory …1839 US sl.
– ONLY GOOD mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– QUARE mediocre …1983 UK sl.
– SHITTY unpleasant, disgusting; mediocre, second-rate …1879 sl.
– SO-SO mediocre …1570 UK sl.
– SPAMMY bland, mediocre …M20
– TEPID mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WARM mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WASHED OUT mediocre …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
mediocre – person
– BABBLER a mediocre person; an unlikable person …1932 US college sl.
– BABY EAGLE  a mediocre person …Bk1934 college sl.
– MITTELMOSIKER a mediocre person …Bk1982 Jewish 
mediocre – phrases
– AMONG THE MIDDLINGS said of a mediocre person or thing, one that is not above the average in capacity or health; a moderate condition of health …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
MEDIOCRITY – nouns
– WACKNESS mediocrity …2000s US Black sl.
 
MEDITATE – verbs
– BETHINK to consider, to reflect, to meditate, to think …c1300 arch.
– CHEW THE CUD to meditate, reflect …colloq.
– PANSE † to think; to meditate …a1500
– SATA to rejoice, to meditate, to give thanks and praise …1950s W. I. Rasta
– SATTA to rejoice, to meditate, to give thanks and praise …1950s W. I. Rasta
– UMBECAST † to consider, to meditate …1375
 
MEDITATING, MEDITATIVE – adjectives
– BROODY brooding, meditative; dejected …1851
– COGITABUND deep in thought; thoughtful, meditating, musing …1649
– COGITABUNDOUS deep in thought, thoughtful, meditating, musing …1627
– LUCUBRATORY † pert. to lucubration; meditative; pert. to studying, composing, or working by candlelight …1656
– MEDITABUND †* absorbed in meditation; pensive, thoughtful …1681
– PENSEROSE meditative, brooding, melancholy …1831
– PENSIFUL † thoughtful, meditative, pensive; anxious, brooding; melancholy, sorrowful …a1450 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– STUDIENT †* meditative, thoughtful …1387-8
 
MEDITERRANEAN – nouns
– MED, THE the Mediterranean Sea; the lands generally known as the Mediterranean …1943 Brit. sl.
– TERRENE SEA † the Mediterranean Sea …1586
Mediterranean – person 
– CHOC (offensive) a person of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern background …1987 Aust. sl.
– CHOCOLATE FROG n. (offensive) a person of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern background …1971 Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘wog’
– GREASE-BALL (derogatory) a person of Mediterranean origin …1922 sl.
– GREASER (derogatory; usually considered offensive) a person of Mediterranean background …1967 Amer. dial.
 
MEDLEY – adjectives
– MACARONIC † of the nature of a jumble or medley …1611
medley – nouns 
– FARRAGO. a confused group; a medley, a mixture, hotchpotch …1632
– GALIMATIAS a mixture, medley, hodge-podge …1762
– GALLIMAUFRY a heterogeneous mixture, a confused jumble, a ridiculous medley …1551-6
– HAGGERSNASH † a medley, conglomeration …1808 Sc.
– MACARONIC † a jumble or medley …1611
– MASLIN † a mixture, a medley …1574
– MINGLE-MANGLE a medley; a confused mixture; a hotch-potch; a mess; confusion …1549
– MIXMUX confusion; medley …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– OLIO any mixture of heterogeneous things or elements; a hotchpotch, farrago, medley …1648
– OLLAPOD a hotchpotch; a medley; an incongruous mixture; a mixture of languages …1804
– OLLA PODRIDA a hotchpotch, a medley; a mixture of languages …a1634
– OMNIGATHERUM † omnium gatherum; a gathering of all sorts; a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a confused medley  …a1400
– OMNIUM GATHERUM a gathering of all sorts; a miscellaneous assemblage, collection, or mixture of persons or things; a confused medley; disorder …1530
– RAFF a confused heap; a medley …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– VARIORUM a change, novelty, diversion; a constant variation, a variety, medley …1761 Sc.
medley – person
– GALLIMAUFRIER † one who makes a gallimaufry or medley of something …1592
medley – verbs 
– MINGLE-MANGLE to confuse; to make a medley of; to mix up; to jumble together …1549
 
MEEK – adjectives
– BENIGN † gentle, meek, humble …1377
– BUXOM † submissive, humble, meek …a1300
– DAFT † mild, gentle, meek, humble …c1000
– DEBONAIR † of gentle disposition, mild, meek; gracious, kindly; courteous, affable …a1225
– EDMOD † gentle, humble, meek …c1000
– EDMODED † meek, humble …a1175
– EDMODI † gentle, humble, meek …a1225
– LAMBLY lamb-like, meek as a lamb …1868 nonce word
– MAIDEN-MEEK as meek as befits a maiden …1847
– MILQUETOASTY meek, timid, cowardly …1965 Amer. dial.
– SOUPLE tractable, meek and docile …Bk1913 Amer. dial.
– UNCAPTIOUS meek, mild …1661
– UNCHOLERIC meek, mild …1831
meek – person 
– CALF a meek, harmless person …1553 sl.
– CASPAR MILQUETOAST a meek, easily intimidated person; a very timid or cowardly person …1947 Amer. dial.
– LAMB one who is meek, gentle, innocent, or weak as a lamb …c1000
– MILIQUANT TOAST a meek, easily intimidated person; a very timid or cowardly person …1965 Amer. dial.
– MILKTOAST a weak and meek man …Bk1989 
– MILKY-TOAST a meek, easily intimidated person; a very timid or cowardly person …1965 Amer. dial.
– MILQUETOAST a meek, easily intimidated person; a very timid or cowardly, weak person …1938 Amer. dial.
– MR. MILQUETOAST a meek, easily intimidated person; a very timid or cowardly person …1930s sl.
 
MEEKLY – adverbs
– BENIGNLY † meekly, gently, humbly …c1386
– BIDDABLY obediently, meekly …1895 Sc.
– BUXOMLY † obediently, humbly, meekly; courteously, willingly …a1240
– EDMODLICHE † humbly, meekly …a1175
 
MEEKNESS – nouns
– DEBONAIRSHIP †* debonair character; mildness, gentleness, meekness; graciousness, kindness; courtesy, affability …a1240
– DEBONAIRTY † debonair character; mildness, gentleness, meekness; graciousness, kindness; courtesy, affability …a1225
– DEBONARITY † debonair character; mildness, gentleness, meekness; graciousness, kindness; courtesy, affability …a1225
– EDMODNESS † gentleness, humility, meekness …c888
– MANSUETIE †* gentleness, meekness …1592
– MANSUETUDE gentleness, meekness …c1386 arch.
 
MEET – verbs
– ACCUR † to run to, to run together; to meet …c1555
– ACCURRE † to run to, to run together; to meet …c1555
– ACOUNTER † to encounter, to meet …c1350
– BEMEET † to meet with …1605
– BUCK to meet accidentally; to bump into …1904 Amer. dial.
– BUNK AGAINST to bump into; to meet someone accidentally …1882 Amer. dial.
– BUNK INTO to bump into; to meet someone accidentally …1890 Amer. dial.
– BUNK UP AGAINST to bump into; to meet someone accidentally …1882 Amer. dial.
– BUTT INTO to meet by chance …1931 Amer. sl.
– FAKE to fail to meet someone …1990s sl.
– FALL ABOARD OF to meet a person …1887 nautical usage
– FALL ACROSS to meet a person unexpectedly …c1885 colloq.
– FALL OVER to meet; to encounter …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GAIN † to meet, to encounter, to oppose …a1500
– HAPPEN UP WITH to meet by accident …1884 Amer. dial.
– HIT to find, to meet …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– KEEP † to intercept or meet in a friendly way; to greet, to welcome …1340
– KEP to meet, to intercept, to throw oneself in the way of a person or thing; to stop the course of; to receive the force of a blow …c1420 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– OBVIATE † to meet, to encounter; hence; to withstand, to oppose a person or thing …1600-9
– OCCUR † to meet, to encounter; to oppose, to resist …a1548
– PASS AND REPASS to meet casually and then part, after little or no conversation …1937 Amer. dial.
– RAMCOUNTER to meet with, to encounter …1899 Sc.
– SEE BETWEEN THE EYES to meet …1819 Sc. 
– TANGLE WITH to meet …1910s sl.
– YAIN † to meet, to encounter, to oppose …a1000
 
MEETING – adverbs
– AFTER THE FIRST BRUSH after the first encounter or meeting …1857
meeting – nouns 
– ACCESS † a coming to work or business; an assembling or meeting of a body …1587
– AIK a merry meeting; a rustic dance or gathering …1848 Eng. dial.
– ASSIG assignation, meeting, rendezvous …1796 sl.
– CHEWING MATCH a meeting where there is a great deal of talking …1950 Amer. dial.
– CHINFEST a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1965 Amer. dial. 
– CIRCLE-JERK a boring or time-wasting meeting …Bk2006 US sl.
– DAWNER a meeting that lasts all night …1980s US sl.
– FACE TIME time spent in a meeting or conversation with an important or influential person; time spent on television …1991 US sl.
– FACE-TO-FACE a face-to-face meeting, esp. a frank private conversation between two persons …1986 Amer. sl.
– FEST an informal meeting or celebration; a festival; usually used in combinations, as talkfest …1910 Amer. dial.
– GABBERFEST a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1965 Amer. dial.
– GAIN-RACE † a running against, meeting …a1300
– GAMMON AND PATTER † a meeting; a conference …1889 UK sl.
– HACK a merry meeting; a rustic dance or gathering …1848 Eng. dial.
– HAIKE a merry meeting; a rustic dance or gathering …1848 Eng. dial.
– HAKE a merry meeting; a rustic dance or gathering …1848 Eng. dial.
– HANDLING an entertainment, party, meeting, gathering …1820 Sc.
– HEN-CACKLE a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1968 Amer. dial.
– HEN-CACKLING a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1968 Amer. dial.
– MEET a meeting, esp. one convened to discuss illegal matters …1865 UK sl.
– OCCURSATION †* an act of running against something; attack; encounter; meeting;  collision …1615
– OCCURSE † a meeting …1621
– OCCURSION † an act of running against something; attack, encounter; meeting; collision …1533
– PARLIAMENT a meeting for discussion by two or more persons …1892 Eng. dial.
– PORTUGUESE PARLIAMENT a meeting where everyone is talking and no one is listening …1924 Amer. dial.
– PUKE-IN a meeting or public occasion at which participants express their strong, usually antagonistic feelings about a topic …2000s sl.
– SAMING † a meeting, assembly …c1400
– TEAR-OUT a boisterous or hilarious meeting …1929 Amer. dial.
– TONGUEFEST a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1965 Amer. dial.
– YAKFEST a meeting where there’s a lot of talking …1965 Amer. dial. 
meeting – verbs
– SCAT UP AND GO HOME to break up a meeting …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TAKE A MEETING to attend a business meeting …1977 US entertainment industry usage
 
MEETING PLACE – nouns
– M20 a meeting place …1981 Citizens’ band radio usage, orig. US
– RALLYIN’-SHOP a rendezvous; a meeting-place …1881 Eng. dial.