PACE – nouns
– CRACKER a very fast pace …c1870 sl.
– FADGE a jog-trot, a slow irregular pace …1873 Eng. dial.
– HOBBLEDEGEE a jog trot; a pace between a walk and a run …L18 sl.
– HOBBLEDEJEE a jog trot; a pace between a walk and a run …L18 sl.
– HURRY-ON a quickening of pace …1983 Aust. sl.
– HURRY-UP a request for a quickening of pace …1916 Aust. sl.
– MARKET-TROT a slow trot, a pace slightly quicker than walking …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PASS a step, a stride, a pace …1768 Sc.
– RAIK speed, pace, rate …1768 Sc.
– RAKE a run, rush; speed, a swift pace …c1460 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. rare
– RAKER an extremely fast pace …1895 colloq.
– RALLY a sudden rush, a quick involuntary movement, a lurch, like the staggering of a drunk man; a quick pace …1880 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– RATTLE a quick pace; speed; impetus; a dash …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCORE a great pace …1896 Eng. dial.
– SCOUR rate, pace; a quick walk, a race …1796 Sc.
– SHIG-SHOG a pace between a walk and a trot; a jog-trot; a shaking motion …B1900 Eng. dial.
ֳ– STRIME a stride, a pace …B1900 Eng. dial.
pace – verbs
– FADGE to trot gently; to go at a pace between walking and trotting; to walk with difficulty owing to corpulency …1864 Eng. dial.
– MAJOR to strut about, to pace up and down with a military air …1814 Sc.
– PAIK to trudge, to tramp along, to pace …1827 Sc.
– PARD to pace up and down …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PAUGE † to prance, to pace about waiting for one’s chance to hover around with some design in mind …1825 Sc.
– SPANK to go at a quick and lively pace …19C
– STRIME to walk with long steps; to stride; to pace …1854 Eng. dial.
PACIFIC – nouns
– PACIFIC SLOPE the countries of the Pacific Rim, esp. as considered places of refuge for wanted criminals …L19 NZ sl.
Pacific – person (includes PACIFIC ISLANDS)
– BEACH-COMBER a settler on the islands of the Pacific, living by pearl-fishery, etc., and often by less reputable means; a non-native in a South Pacific port …1836 nautical usage
– CANAKA, KANAKA a Pacific Islander, esp. one brought to Australia as an indentured labourer on the Queensland cotton or sugar plantations …M19 orig. Aust.
– GEECHIE (derogatory) a native girl; a girl native to the Pacific islands occupied by the U.S. Armed Forces in World War II …World War II Amer. Armed Forces sl.
– QUEGO a Pacific Islander …1980s NZ sl.
– SAGO a Pacific Islander …1950s Aust. sl.
– TANNA a nickname for a Pacific Islander imported as a labourer …1900s Aust. sl.
– TOMMY TANA, TOMMY TANNA, TOMMY TANNER a nickname for a Pacific Islander imported as a labourer …1900s Aust. sl.
PACIFICATION – nouns
– ACQUIETING † a bringing to rest, quieting, or pacification …1534
PACIFIED – adjectives
– IMPACABLE † that cannot be pacified or appeased; implacable …1571
– PACABLE † capable of being pacified, placated, or appeased …a1834
– PACATE † pacified, brought into a state of peace and calm, tranquil …1644
– PACIFIABLE capable of being pacified or appeased …1618
– PACIFICABLE † capable of being pacified or appeased; placable …1621
– PEACIFIED pacified, peaceable …1952 Amer. dial.
– REZOLD pacified, having the mind set at rest, restored to a calm state of mind …Bk1904 Sc.
pacified – nouns
– IMPACABILITY † implacability …1602
pacified – verbs
– TAKE REST to cease; to be pacified …1889 Eng. dial.
PACIFY – person (includes PACIFIST)
– PACIFICATOR one who pacifies or brings to a state of peace – a peacemaker …1539
– PACIFICIST a pacifist; a proponent or advocate of pacifism …1907
– PACIFICO 1. a native or inhabitant of Cuba or the Philippines who, in the 1890s, did not actively support the uprisings against the Spanish government; generally, a pacifist …1896
2. a peaceful person; a pacifist …1942 Amer. sl.
– PACIFIER one who pacifies or appeases – a peacemaker …1533
pacify – verbs
– ACQUIET † to set at rest, to quiet, to pacify …1548
– DEMULCE † to soothe, mollify, pacify, appease …1530
– LAY DOWN † to cause to subside; to pacify, to appease …1563
– PACIFICATE to give or restore peace to; to appease; to pacify …1827
– PEACIFY * to make calm, to pacify; to soothe, quiet, or subdue …1886
– SAY to advise, to direct; to check, to control, to command; to pacify, to silence …1746 Eng. dial.
PACIFYING – adjectives
– DELENIFICAL †* soothing, pacifying, mitigating; making gentle; assuaging pain …1656
pacifying – nouns
– PACATION the act of pacifying or tranquillizing; the condition of being peaceful and tranquil; pacification …1658
PACK – nouns
– CANAILLE a pack …a1680
– FARDEL a bundle, a little pack; a parcel …a1300 arch.
– FARDLE a bundle, a little pack; a parcel …a1300 arch.
– KATH a pack …1920s Aust. sl.
– KATHLEEN MAVOURNEEN. a pack …1920s Aust. sl.
– PACKALD †a pack, a bundle; a burden, a load; a packet …c1440
– PACKISHNESS † the condition of being a pack …1672 nonce word
– PAD a small pack or bundle …1846 Eng. dial.
– WANTEL † a bundle, a burden, a pack …1599
pack – verbs
– FARCE † to cram full of; to pack …c1386
– IMPACK * to pack in; to press closely together in a mass; to pack up …1611
– PAG to cram, to pack tightly, to stuff, to fill to the utmost …1897 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PANG to pack a receptacle tight, to cram full, to stuff, to fill to the utmost …1637 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PUG to thrust, poke or pack into a space …M19 Eng. dial.
– RAM-JAM to crowd, to pack closely together …19C Eng. dial.
– SAM(M) to pack carelessly or closely …1790 Eng. dial.
– SUFFARCINATE †* to truss or stuff up, to pack tightly …1656
– THRACK to pack full; to stow with care …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WAD to pack persons closely …1850
– YARK to pack tightly; to ram full …1895 Eng. dial.
– YERK to pack tightly; to ram full …1895 Eng. dial.
PACKAGE – nouns
– BALE a small package …1940 Amer. dial.
– BALLOT a bundle, a package …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BANNIEL a bundle, a package …1858 Sc.
– BANYEL a bundle, a package …1858 Sc.
– BUDGET a pouch or wallet; a package, a bundle …1818 Amer. dial.
– CHECK a small package, esp. of contraband or narcotics …20C Amer. sl.
– FARDELLAGE † a package …1489
PACKED – adjectives
– BAGGAGED packed up …1821 nonce word
– COBBY crowded, confined, closely packed …19C Eng. dial.
– HUNCHED TOGETHER crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HUNCHED UP crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIKE HERRINGS crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIKE HERRINGS IN A BARREL very crowded; very closely packed together …1704
– LIKE SARDINES crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LIKE SARDINES IN A BARREL crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PACKED LIKE HERRINGS crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PACKED LIKE HERRINGS IN A BARREL crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PACKED LIKE SARDINES IN A BARREL crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PANG packed tight, stuffed, crammed …c1560 Sc.
– PANG-FULL full, packed tight, stuffed, crammed …1842 Sc.
– RAM-JAM tightly packed; full to excess; generally used with ‘full’ …1895 Eng. dial.
– SCROOCHED TOGETHER crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SCROOCHED UP crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SQUASHED TOGETHER crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SQUASHED UP crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THICK AS FLIES crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THICK AS HOPS crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– THICK AS THIEVES crowded, packed …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
packed – nouns
– PACK the state of being packed or crowded together; a crush, a squeeze …1928 Sc.
PACKET – nouns
– PACKALD † a pack, a bundle; a burden, a load; a packet …c1440
packet – verbs
– IMPAQUET † to enclose in a packet …1699
PACT – adjectives
– PACTIONAL of the nature of a pact or covenant …1624 chiefly Sc.
– PACTIVE †* settled by covenant; of the nature of a pact or covenant …1633
– PACTORIAL * pert. to a pact or agreement …1884 Sc.
– PACTORY †* pert. to a pact or covenant …1633
pact – adverbs
– PACTIONALLY by means of a pact or agreement …1884 Sc.
pact – nouns
– PACK † a private or clandestine arrangement, pact, or compact; a secret or underhand design agreed upon by two or more persons; a plot, conspiracy, intrigue …1571
– PACTION the act of making a bargain or pact; a bargain, agreement, pact, contract …1471 now chiefly Sc.
pact – verbs
– PACTION to make a pact; to covenant or agree to something …1640 Sc.
PADDED – adjectives
– GAMBOISED quilted, padded …1834
PADDLEBOAT – nouns
– PADDLER a paddleboat …L19 sl.
PADDLING – nouns
– PAIDLE the act of wading or paddling in water …1866 Sc.
PADDOCK – nouns
– GARSTON † a grassy enclosure; a paddock or field …a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GERSTON † a grassy enclosure; a paddock or field …a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HAWMELL † a small close or paddock …1736 Eng. dial.
– PARK a grass field; a paddock; an enclosure …1642 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PARROCK a small field or enclosure; a paddock …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PERRICK a small field or enclosure; a paddock …1677 Eng. dial.
PADLOCK – see LOCK
PAGAN – adjectives
– HEATHENIC † pagan …1554
pagan – person
– SARACEN † a non-Christian, a heathen, a pagan; an unbeliever, an infidel …c1250
PAGE – adjectives
– PAGICAL † relating to the pages of a book …1606
– PAGINAL pert. to a page consisting of or referring to pages …1646
– PAGINARY pert. to a page consisting of or referring to pages …1823
page – nouns
– PAGINE † a page or leaf; pages collectively, book, writing …a1225
page – verbs
– VOLVE † to flip the pages of
PAGEANT – adjectives
– PAGEANTIC * of the nature of or belonging to a pageant …1825
PAGODA – nouns
– SAMMY-HOUSE an idol temple or pagoda …Bk1892 Anglo-Indian sl.
PAIL – see BUCKET
PAIN – adjectives
– BAD ill, sick, in pain; injured …1716 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– BEADLESS of persons: intolerant of suffering; impatient of pain …1885 Eng. dial.
– DAGGING of pain: shooting…1790 Eng. dial.
– DELENIFICAL †* soothing, pacifying, mitigating; making gentle; assuaging pain …1656
– EASY free from pain, discomfort, or stiffness; supple …1883 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– FURIOUS † of pain, disease: raging, cruel …c1405
– GRINDING of pain: excruciating, wearing …L16
– JOINT-SICK † suffering from pain in the joints; diseased in the joints …a1618
– LANCINATING chiefly used of pain: acute, darting, piercing …1762
– NAGGY aching with a dull pain …Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– OOLIN of pain: troublesome, gnawing …1913 Sc.
– QUICKIE of a part of the body: experienced sharp pain or extreme sensitivity …1984 Amer. dial.
– RACKING torturing causing intense pain, physical or mental …1667
– RAPID violent; severe; esp. used of pain …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAXING of pain: racking …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SAIR causing physical pain or distress; sore …1808 Sc.
– TANGING of a pain, etc.: shooting …1864 Eng. dial.
– VERBEROUS † smarting with pain …1688
pain – nouns
– ANGUISH pain felt at a distance from the actual wound or seat of disease, commonly known as ‘sympathy’ …B1900 Eng. dial.
– BALE † physical suffering, torment, pain, woe …c1250
– BARRAT † trouble, distress, sorrow, grief, pain …c1230
– BEDOLING-PAIN a dull, continuous pain …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BIDE pain, suffering …Bk1911 Sc.
– CATCH a sudden, sharp pain in the back, side, or neck; a stitch ..1954 Amer. dial.
– CATCH-PAIN a sharp, sudden pain, usually in the side …1965 Amer. dial.
– CHARLEY any minor stiffness or pain of the joints or muscles; a Charley horse …20C Amer. sl.
– DAG a sharp, sudden pain …1790 Eng. dial.
– DARE harm, pain …1691 Eng. dial.
– DART a pain that strikes you suddenly in the neck …1966 Amer. dial.
– DIRLING a smarting pain of short duration …1835 Sc.
– EHA pain; a sore …1938 Hawaii
– FAKEMENT pain, uneasiness, distress …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GIP pain, actual or figurative …1910 UK sl.
– GRIP a sudden pain that comes in the side …1967 Amer. dial.
– GYP pain, actual or figurative …1910 UK sl.
– HARM † grief, sorrow, pain, trouble, distress, affliction …a1000
– HEART-GUN a severe internal pain; colic …1746 Eng. dial.
– ILL illness, pain; disease; difficulty …1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– INCOME an illness or infirmity not due to any apparent external cause; often applied to a swelling, abscess, boil, or other festering sore; a sharp attack of pain, a stitch in the side …1808 Sc.
– IRK weariness; pain …1796 Sc.
– JYP pain, actual or figurative …1910 UK sl.
– KENNINGTON LANE pain …20C rhyming sl.
– LANCINATION piercing pain; acute agony …1649
– LEVATION † an easing or diminishing of grief or pain …1656
– MARTYRDOM torment, torture; extreme pain or suffering …c1386
– MARTYRE † torment, torture; extreme pain or suffering …c1330
– MEANING an indication of pain or lameness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MERRY HELL severe pain …1963 sl.
– MICHAEL CAINE a pain …1960s rhyming sl.
– MISERY an ache or pain …1827 Amer. dial.
– MISERY, THE an ache or pain …1832 Amer. dial.
– MULLIGRUBS pain in the stomach or intestines; diarrhoea …1806 Amer. dial.
– NADIUM a gnawing pain …1824 Sc.
– NAG a gnawing; a pang of pain; wearing, laborious toil …1949 Sc.
– NAIL a sharp pain in the forehead …1825 Sc.
– NEDEUM a gnawing pain …1824 Sc.
– NILD an aching, continuous pain, as of toothache …1908 Sc.
– OFFENCE † feeling of being hurt; painful or unpleasant sensation, pain …c1400
– ONTACK an attack or onset of pain, of snow, bad weather, or the like …1964 Sc.
– OWIE a hurt, pain; a bruise or minor injury …1967 Amer. dial.
– PAINING * the act of causing or condition of feeling pain; pain, suffering …c1440
– PAINLINESS †* the condition of being in pain; distressful state …1435
– PANNEL a pain, hurt …1889 Eng. dial.
– PANTOD a vague or undefined illness; an imaginary illness; a fit; a violent pain …1901 Amer. dial.
– QUICK a sudden, sharp pain; a crick in the neck …1965 Amer. dial.
– QUIRK 1. a deep breath drawn when in pain …1847 Eng. dial.
2. a sudden, sharp pain …1966 Amer. dial.
– RACK that which causes acute suffering, physical or mental; also, the result produced by this; intense pain or suffering …1591
– RACKING intense pain …1896
– RAGE †* violent pain; hence, humorously suggested as a name for a set of teeth …1486
– RANGLE a wound, fester; a wearisome, rankling pain …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RASH a sudden twinge of pain …1900 Sc.
– RAXER something that pains …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SADDAM HUSSEIN a pain; an irritation; an annoying person …1998 UK rhyming sl.
– SCRITCH a pain that strikes you suddenly in the neck …1969 Amer. dial.
– SHOOT a sharp short twinge of pain …1756
– SHOWER an attack of physical or emotional suffering; a bout of illness; a spasm of pain …a1300 Sc.
– STOUN, STOUND a sudden fit of pain; a numbing pain caused by a blow …Bk1868 Eng. dial.
– TAKING † a seizure or attack of disease; a stroke or palsy or the like; an attack of illness; a sudden seizure of pain; a sore, a swelling also, enchantment …1533 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TANG a sting; an acute pain …1781 Eng. dial.
– TART a sharp pain …1881 Eng. dial.
– THEIVIL-PAIN a pain in the side …Bk1905 Sc.
– THEIVIL-SHOT a pain in the side …Bk1905 Sc.
– TORMENT † a griping or wringing pain in the bowels …1578
– TORMENTRY * tormenting feeling; severe suffering, pain, or vexation …c1386
– TRAVELING PAINS pains, such as toothache, which cause a person to walk the floor …1918 Amer. dial.
– VERBERATION † a smarting pain, as when beaten with rods, whips, or scourges …1688
– WARCH † a pain, an ache …c900 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WARK † a pain, an ache …c900 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
pain – verbs
– ACORE † to taste, to feel the smart of, to suffer pain …c1200
– BEIL to give pain or trouble to …Bk1911 Sc.
– CATCH of a muscle or joint: to experience sudden sharp pain …1968 Amer. dial.
– DAG to dart or shoot, as a sudden pain …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DANGLE to shoot or quiver with pain …Bk1900 Sc.
– DARE to pain, to grieve, to hurt …1684 Eng. dial.
– DENGLE to swing, to vibrate, to quiver, to throb, to tingle; to shoot or quiver with pain …B1900 Sc.
– DERE to pain, to grieve, to hurt …1684 Eng. dial.
– DILL to soothe; to allay, to assuage, to deaden or take away pain; to still, to deaden sound; to lull a child to sleep; to render insensible by an anaesthetic …1775 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DIRR to deaden or alleviate pain, as by the use of laudanum …Bk1900 Sc.
– FAKE to hurt, to cause intense pain to …1812 Eng. dial.
– FAKE UP to hurt, to cause intense pain to …1812 Eng. dial.
– GEAL to tingle with intense pain; also, to ache or tingle with cold …a1600 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– GELL to tingle with intense pain; also, to ache or tingle with cold …a1600 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– GIVE A PERSON GYP to hurt a person, to cause pain for; hence, to cause trouble for, to irritate or distress …1894
– JAG to vex, to irritate, to annoy, to trouble; to pain, to rankle …1888 Eng. dial.
– KILL to cause pain to someone ….1800 UK sl.
– LANCE † of pain: to shoot …a1300
– LASK † to lower in quality, quantity, or strength, to relax; to shorten life; to alleviate pain …c1350
– MARTYR to inflict grievous suffering or pain upon; to torment, to torture …c1240
– NAG to keep up a dull gnawing pain; to ache persistently …1836
– NAGGLE to fret continually; to pain continuously …1885 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– NANG of a pain: to gnaw; to keep up a dull, continuous aching …1882 Eng. dial.
– NATTER to gnaw, to nag, as pain …1871 Eng. dial.
– NEDEUM of pain: to gnaw …Bk1905 Sc.
– NULL to abate; to alleviate pain …1984 Amer. dial.
– OFFEND † to strike so as to hurt; to wound, to hurt; to give physical pain to; to harm, to injure …c1385
– OUCH to hurt, to cause pain to …1952 Amer. dial.
– PANG * to pierce or penetrate with acute physical or mental pain; to pain, to hurt, to ache …c1502
– PANNEL to pain, to hurt …1889 Eng. dial.
– POP ONE’S CAP to feel depressed; to suffer pain …1950s US Black sl. sl.
– PUT THE HURT ON to inflict pain …2001 UK sl.
– QUETCH † to shrink, to wince, to twitch with pain, and usually in negative clauses …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– QUITCH † to shrink, to wince, to twitch with pain, and usually in negative clauses …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RACK to inflict mental pain or torture on a person; to torture, to distract the mind, soul, etc. …1601
– RAMP of pain: to rage …1827 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAMP AND ROVE to be in a state of almost unbearable pain …Bk1905 Sc.
– RASH to twinge with sudden pain …B1900 Sc.
– RENZIE to writhe with pain …Bk1904 Sc.
– SING to cry out with pain; to make a noise, to boast, about something …c1386
– SUFFER † to inflict pain upon …c1500 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TAKE ON to ache, to be painful …1893 Eng. dial.
– THRAW to suffer pain …1805 Sc.
– TIFT to beat like a pulse; to throb; to tingle with pain …1899 Sc.
– TOLERATE † to endure, to sustain pain or hardship …1531
– TWANGLE to writhe from pain …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– URN † to pain, to torture …Bk1905 Sc.
– VICE to do harm, to cheat, to steal, to cause physical pain …1950s US Black sl.
– WARCH † to ache, to suffer pain; to throb painfully …a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WARK † to ache, to suffer pain; to throb painfully …a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
pain – interjections
– DAG-GUM IT! an exclamation caused by sudden pain …1965 Amer. dial.
– HOOEE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1874 Amer. dial.
– HOO-EE-AH! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1874 Amer. dial.
– HOO-HEE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1965 Amer. dial.
– HOO-WEE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1882 Amer. dial.
– MAN, THAT’S A LICK! said of a sudden pain caused by a hard blow on the chest …1965 Amer. dial.
– MOP AND BUCKET! an exclamation of annoyance or pain …20C rhyming sl. for ‘fuck it’
– OHWEE! used to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1961 Amer. dial.
– OOEY! used to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1961 Amer. dial.
– OO-WEE! used to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1961 Amer. dial.
– SILLY-GRIN! an ironical exclamation imparting pain or misfortune …1910s Aust. sl.
– UFF-DA! an expression of surprise, aversion, disgust, or pain …1950 Amer. dial.
– WHOO! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1932 Amer. dial.
– WHOOEE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1888 Amer. dial.
– WHOO-HEE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1965 Amer. dial.
– WHOOIE! used to attract attention or to express surprise, joy, pain, etc. …1924 Amer. dial.
PAINED – adjectives
– AGUEFIED pained, stiff, store, as with ague …1939 Amer. dial.
PAINFUL – adjectives
– ANGUISHOUS painful, causing pain .B1900 Eng. dial.
– BALEFUL † full of pain or suffering; painful …c1200
– DERF † painful, grievous; terrible, dreadful, cruel …a1225
– ELDRITCH of a sore or wound: painful, fretted …19C Sc.
– FUNKED-UP hurt, painful …2000s US sl.
– GYPPY painful; annoying …2000 UK sl.
– HARROWING acutely distressing or painful …1810
– LABORIFEROUS †* that takes pains; that endures labour, painful, difficult …1656
– MISCHIEVOUS hurtful, painful …1812 Sc.
– MISERISH aching; painful …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– PAINABLE †* painful …1649
– PAINOUS †* painful; severe …c1400
– PAINSFUL painful …1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAMPANT extremely painful, agonizing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SALT severe, painful …1895 Sc.
– SMARTFUL † painful; distressing …1556
– SORE AS A BOIL, AS very painful, sore …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SUGHEND † distressing, painful …a1225
– TART † of pain, punishment, suffering, discipline, law: sharp, severe, painful, grievous, tender to the touch, smarting, stinging …c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TIDDEN tender; painful, hard to put up with …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOUCHOUS physically sensitive; tender, painful to the touch …1894 Amer. dial.
painful – nouns
– BAPTISM OF FIRE the undergoing of any severe ordeal or painful experience …1857
– SORE CUP OF TEA something sad, painful, or disgusting …1889 Eng. dial.
PAINFULNESS – nouns
– LABORIOSITY * painfulness, laboriousness …1656
PAINKILLER – nouns
– EASING POWDER a drug to ease pain; a painkiller …1913 Amer. dial.
PAINSTAKING – adjectives
– DEEDIE full of activity; painstaking, earnest …1852 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DEEDY full of activity; painstaking, earnest …1852 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LABORIOSE † laborious, painstaking …1727
– OPEROUS † made or done with much labour or effort; laborious, industrious, busy; painstaking, tedious; toilsome; elaborate …a1538
- PAINFUL painstaking, hardworking, active …1641 Sc. & Eng. dial.
painstaking – nouns
– PAINFULNESS the quality of taking pains; laboriousness, careful industry, painstaking …1531 arch.
– PAINING † the taking of pains …1633
– PAIN-TAKING † painstaking, assiduous effort; sometimes including the notion of enduring pain …1528
PAINSTAKINGLY – adverbs
– PAINFULLY with great pains, painstakingly, laboriously, with care an effort …1555 arch.
PAINT – adjectives
– PAINTY belonging to or abounding in paint …1873
paint – nouns
– ALLIGATORING the cracking of paint into patches as a result of contraction or uneven drying …1911 Amer. dial.
– ARIZONA PAINT JOB no paint at all …1962 Amer. dial. jocular
– MEXICAN CHROME aluminium paint …1955 US sl.
– OKIE CHROME aluminium paint …1961 US sl.
– PAINTINESS the quality of abounding in paint …1884
– PAINTING † pigment, paint …1591
– PAINTURE † a substance used in painting; a paint, pigment …1387
paint – verbs
– ARTIST to paint …1890 Eng. dial.
– DAUB in painting: to lay on colours in a crude or clumsy fashion; to paint coarsely and inartistically …1630
PAINTED – nouns
– PAINTINGS the painted woodwork of a room, as the doors and skirting-boards …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PAINTS the painted woodwork of a room, as the doors and skirting-boards …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
PAINTER – adjectives
– PAINTERLY * pert. to a painter; characteristic of painter, artistic …a1586
painter – person
– ABSTRACTIONIST an advocate or practitioner of abstraction in the arts, esp. a painter in the abstract style …1917
– ANIMALIST an artist who makes figures of animals; an animal-painter or sculptor; also, a writer who deals with stories of animals …1886
– DAUBER a coarse or unskilful painter …1655
– DAUBSTER a clumsy painter …1853
– FACE-PAINTER one who paints the likeness of the face; a painter of portraits …1697
– IMAGER †* a painter …1591
– GENTLEMAN OF THE BRUSH an artist; a painter …1821 UK sl.
– GHOST a carpenter, painter, or other workman wearing a white uniform …1961 US sl.
– ICONOGRAPHER one who makes figures or drawings of objects; a painter or drawer of pictures …1888
– IMAGER †* a painter …1591
– LANDSCAPE-WORKER † one who paints landscapes …1598
– MACHINIST a painter who works mechanically and by rule …c1801
– MONOCHROMATIST * a painter in monochrome …a1806
– MONOCHROMIST a person who paints, draws, or prints in monochrome; also, a person who advocates the use of monochrome …1662
– PAINT BRUSH BARONET a knighted painter …Bk1933 UK society usage
– PAINTRESS a woman who paints pictures; a female artist …1741
– PAINTRIX †* a woman who paints pictures; a female artist …1547
– PUTTY a ship’s painter …1946 naval sl.
– ZOOGRAPH † anyone that paints beasts …Bk1656
– ZOOGRAPHER * one who describes the nature, properties, and forms of animals; a painter or artist who specializes in depictions of animals or living creatures; also, a painter or artist in general …Bk1656
PAINTING – nouns
– BUCKEYE an inferior oil-painting, made for the picture trade or for auction rooms …1881 sl.
– CHEATER a paint roller used to apply paint (it cheats men out of hours of work) …1969 Amer. dial.
– DAUBING painting coarsely or inartistically; hence, a coarsely or badly executed painting …1654
– EASELDOM painting as a profession; the whole body of painters …1860
– FLANDERS PIECE a painting that looks good from a distance but not so good close to …L17 sl.
– NIGHT-PIECE a painting or picture representing a night scene …1605
– PAINT †* a painting, a picture …c1710
– PAINTMENT †* painting, adornment with colours …1597
– PAINTRY † the act or product of painting …1511
– PAINTURE † 1. that which is painted; painting, pictorial work; a painting, a picture …a1225
† 2. the act or art of painting, or depicting objects in colours; style of painting …c1386
– TABLATURE † a painting; a picture …1711
PAIR – adjectives
– GEMINATE duplicated, combined in pairs, twin …1598
– GEMINATED doubled, occurring in pairs …1802
– GEMINOUS * double; occurring in pairs …1646
– MARROWLESS not a pair, not matching, odd …1805 Sc. & Eng. dial.
pair – adverbs
– PAIR-WISE in pairs …1831
pair – nouns
– DEUCE, DUCE a pair of objects …L17 sl.
– DEUCIE a pair of objects …L17 sl.
– GEMELLES, GEMMELS † twins; said also of things associated in pairs …1382
– GEMINI † a couple, a pair …1598
– LAG a pair, a couple …1902 Eng. dial.
– MARROW † a thing which makes a pair with another …1674 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NEIGHBOUR a match, an equal; the corresponding one of a pair …1887 Sc. & Eng. dial.
pair – verbs
– MARROW † to join, to associate; to match, to pair …1488
– MATCH † to associate, to join in companionship or cooperation; to put together so as to form a pair or set with another person or thing …c1470
PACE – nouns