Reverse Dictionary: THO – THQ


THONG – NOUNS
FANG a thong, a strip of leather; a whip-thong …Bk1900 Sc.
LASH a string, cord, thong …c1440 obs.
LATCHET a loop; a narrow strip of anything; a thong …c1350 obs.
LATCHET a thong used to fasten a shoe; a shoe-lace …c1440 obs.
THUNK a thong; the leather of which whips are made; a leather boot-lace …1790 Eng. dial.
THWANG a leather thong; the latchet or tie of a shoe …1703 Sc. & Eng. dial.
WHANG a leather thong or lace …1824 Amer. dial.


THORN, THORNY – ADJECTIVES
– thorny, prickly, scratchy PICKY c1970 Amer. dial.

THORN etc. – NOUNS
– a prickle or spine of a thorn DAWK 20C Ireland
– a thorn, a prickle; something which causes a sting JAG c1800 Sc.
– a thorn or burr JAGGER 1923 Amer. dial.
– thorns and briers; a stunted tree or shrub SCRABBLE Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.


THOROUGH, THOROUGHLY – ADJECTIVES
 BARDACIOUS thorough, marvellous, remarkable, excellent, first-rate …1926 Amer. dial.
 BAWDACIOUS thorough, remarkable …1896 Amer. dial.
 BODACIOUS thorough, remarkable …1843 Amer. sl.
 BOWDACIOUS thorough, remarkable …1845 Amer. dial.
 EIDENT thorough, arrant …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAIR undoubted, complete, thorough, absolute …1872
 FAIR DOWN downright, thorough, real …1845 Eng. dial.
 HANDSOME thorough, complete …B1900 Eng. dial.
 HEART-WHOLE thorough, thorough-paced, unmitigated …1811
 JAM excellent, perfect; thorough …1832 colloq.
 JAM-UP excellent, perfect; thorough …1841 colloq.
 NEAT complete, thorough …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 NICKEL-PLATED first-class, thorough …L19 US sl.
 PLENITUDINARY characterized by fullness or completeness; thorough, full, complete …1647 rare
 PROPER complete or thorough …colloq., chiefly Brit.
 REGULAR thorough, complete, real …1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 REVEREND extraordinary, distinguished, powerful; genuine, thorough …1826 Amer. dial.
 THICK thorough, complete, downright …1900 Eng. dial.
 
THOROUGH etc. – ADVERBS
 ALL-FIRED extremely, thoroughly …1833 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 ALL-FIREDLY excessively, thoroughly …1833 sl., orig. & chiefly US rare
 ALL HOLLER completely, thoroughly …1815 Amer. dial.
 ALL HOLLOW completely, thoroughly …1815 Amer. dial.
 ALL OVER thoroughly, completely …1844 Amer. dial.
 ALL TO completely, thoroughly …1950 Amer. dial.
 ALL TO PIECES thoroughly, altogether …1875 Eng. dial.
 ARRANTLY entirely, thoroughly …1750 Eng. dial.
 ASSHOLE TO APPETITE from end to end, thoroughly, totally …1967 Amer. sl.
 ASS UP TO TEACUP completely, thoroughly, from head to toe …1967 Amer. dial.
 BACK AND EDGE through everything, fully, wholly, thoroughly, completely …1641
 BANG thoroughly, completely, exactly …1885 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 BANG OUT altogether, thoroughly …1884 Eng. dial.
 BARDACIOUSLY thoroughly, completely, extremely …1901 Amer. dial.
 BARE thoroughly, completely …c1340 obs.
 BIDACIOUSLY thoroughly, completely, extremely …1915 Amer. dial.
 BODACIOUSLY thoroughly, completely, extremely …1843 Amer. dial.
 BODIACIOUSLY thoroughly, completely, extremely …1972 Amer. dial.
 BODYACIOUSLY thoroughly, completely, extremely …1832 Amer. dial.
 BOTH WAYS FROM THE ACE from both sides; thoroughly …1916 Amer. sl.
 CORE THROUGH thoroughly …1901 Eng. dial.
 DEAD intensifier; very, thoroughly, absolutely, extremely, completely; wholeheartedly …1589
 DOWN TO THE BRICKS perfectly, thoroughly, completely …M19
 DOWN TO THE MUCK perfectly, thoroughly, completely …M19
 EVEN-DOWN downright, thoroughly, completely, utterly, absolutely …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 FAIR DOWN thoroughly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAIRLINGS completely, thoroughly; clearly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAITHFUL thoroughly …1891 Amer. dial.
 FEXATIALLY completely, thoroughly …1931 Amer. dial.
 FEXATIOUSLY completely, thoroughly …1931 Amer. dial.
 FINATIALLY completely, thoroughly …1931 Amer. dial.
 FROM ASSHOLE TO APPETITE from end to end; thoroughly, totally …1899 Amer. sl.
 FROM A TO IZZARD from beginning to end; thoroughly, in every detail …1839 Amer. dial.
 FROM BACKBONE TO BREAKFAST TIME THROUGH AND THROUGH thoroughly, totally …1907 US sl.
 FROM HEAD TO FOOT completely, thoroughly …a1300
 FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently …1928 Amer. dial.
 FROM HELL TO BUSH completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently …1928 Amer. dial.
 FROM WHO LAID THE CHUNK very thoroughly, vigorously, or well; to an extreme degree …1893 Amer. dial.
 FROM WHO LAID THE RAIL very thoroughly, vigorously, or well; to an extreme degree …1881 Amer. dial.
 FURTHERLY completely, thoroughly …c1175 obs.
 GAINLY thoroughly, completely; very …c1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 GOOD FASHION thoroughly …1922 Amer. dial.
 HEAD AND FOOT completely, thoroughly …1784
 IN GOOD FASHION thoroughly …1965 Amer. dial.
 LEAL truly, exactly, accurately; perfectly, thoroughly …c1400 obs. exc. Sc.
 NAITLY to some purpose; properly; thoroughly …a1300 obs.
 PICK AND MELL thoroughly; with determination; ‘hammer and tongs’ …Bk1905 Sc.
 PROPER thoroughly or completely …colloq.
 SAIRLIE very much, thoroughly …1786 Sc.
 SEVERELY thoroughly …1886 Amer. dial.
 SOMETHING AWFUL to an extreme or striking extent or degree; very much, thoroughly, totally …1885
 THOROUGH-STITCH right through to the end; thoroughly, completely, fully; usually in phrase, ‘to go thorough-stitch’, to perform something thoroughly, carry it out completely and effectually …1579 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 THROUGHLY thoroughly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THROUGHWAYS thoroughly, completely …1819 Eng. dial.
 TO A FARE-THEE-WELL to the utmost degree, thoroughly; in abundance …1885 Amer. dial.
 TO THE BACKBONE thoroughly, completely …1864
 TO THE EARS completely, thoroughly …1877 Amer. sl.
 TO THE SKIN thoroughly, completely …1605
 UP TO ONE’S ARMPITS to a great extent; completely; thoroughly; having a large amount of …1958 Amer. sl.
 YARE well, thoroughly; certainly, plainly, without doubt …a900 obs.
 YERNE thoroughly, well …c1000 obs.
 
THOROUGH etc. – NOUNS
 THROUGHER anything thorough and complete of its kind; a convincing argument …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THRUFFER anything thorough and complete of its kind; a convincing argument …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
THOROUGH etc. – VERBS
 GIVE BELLTINKER of things: to do anything thoroughly or in good style …1859 Eng. dial.
 GO THE ENTIRE ANIMAL to do a thing completely or thoroughly …1864 rare
 GO THE EXTREME ANIMAL to do a thing completely or thoroughly …1839 rare
 GO THE GUNTZ to do a thing completely or thoroughly …1958 UK sl. rare
 GO THE WHOLE ANIMAL to do a thing completely or thoroughly …1833 rare
 PROMISE BELLTINKER to do anything thoroughly or in good style …1859 Eng. dial.
 PUT THE BIG POT IN THE LITTLE POT to make emergency preparations to feed unexpected guests; to prepare a lavish meal, esp. for guests; hence, to do something thoroughly; to enjoy oneself thoroughly …1892 Amer. dial.
 TEAR OUT THE BONE to make an extraordinary effort; to work very hard; to do anything thoroughly …1887 Amer. dial.
 TEAR THE BONE OUT to make an extraordinary effort; to work very hard; to do anything thoroughly …1887 Amer. dial.


THOROUGHBRED – ADJECTIVES
– thoroughbred, of pure stock CLEAN-BRED 1882


THOROUGHGOING – ADJECTIVES
ALL-TO-PIECES thoroughgoing; excessive …1856 Amer. dial.
 CARD-CARRYING genuine; thoroughgoing …1963 US jocular usage
FROM WHO LAID THE CHUNK of the most thoroughgoing or experienced sort; through and through …1896 Amer. dial.
FROM WHO LAID THE RAIL of the most thoroughgoing or experienced sort; through and through …1889 Amer. dial.
OUT-AND-OUT complete, thoroughgoing, unqualified …E19
SAIR serious, considerable, sad, thoroughgoing …1776 Sc.
 THOROUGH-STITCH thoroughgoing; out-and-out …c1685 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

THOROUGHGOING – ADVERBS
LIKE OLD BOOTS vigorously, in a thoroughgoing way …1865 sl.


THOUGHT – ADJECTIVES
BRAIN-LIT enlightened by thought …1845
COGITABUND deep in thought; thoughtful, meditating, musing …1649 rare
DEEP-BRAINED full of profound thought; ingenious …1597
PENSATIVE full of thought; pensive, anxious …1574 obs.
– THOUGHTIVE addicted to or engaged in thought; thoughtful …1654 obs.
– THOUGHTSOME addicted to thought, thoughtful; having the faculty of thought, mental, spiritual …1611 obs. rare
VAGANT of thoughts: wandering …c1450 obs.

THOUGHT – NOUNS
ADVISEMENT the process of viewing or considering mentally; thought, thinking, consideration, reflection, deliberation …1330 obs.
ADVISEMENT the result of thinking; a thought, opinion, resolution, plan …1535 obs.
DEEM judgement, opinion, thought, surmise …1501 obs.
THINK thought, opinion …1796 Sc. & Eng. dial.
THINKING-WORK thought …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
THINK-SO a passing thought; a vague suspicion …1887 Eng. dial.
VENTILATION the utterance or expression of one’s thoughts, etc. …1615 obs.

THOUGHT – NOUNS, PERSON
SHORT-THINKER a person whose thought does not carry him far into a subject …1711 obs.

THOUGHT – VERBS
ADVISE to bethink oneself; to take thought, to consider, to reflect …1297 obs.
BURST ONE’S BRAIN to take or use excessive thought …1587 obs.
NOTIONATE to devise or originate by process of thought …1661 obs. rare


THOUGHTFUL, THOUGHTFULNESS – ADJECTIVES
ADVICEFUL considerate, thoughtful, attentive, careful …1596 obs.
COGITABUND deep in thought; thoughtful, meditating, musing …1649 rare
COGITABUNDOUS deep in thought, thoughtful, meditating, musing …1627
CONSIDERATIVE considerate, thoughtful, careful …c1449 obs.
MEDITABUND absorbed in meditation; pensive, thoughtful …1681 obs. rare
MOME gentle; quiet; demure, diffident; thoughtful; smooth-spoken …1864 Eng. dial.
OLD wise, serious, thoughtful; of a child: precocious, staid, demure …1896 Eng. dial.
PENSIFUL thoughtful, meditative, pensive; anxious, brooding; melancholy, sorrowful …a1450 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
PENSY quiet, thoughtful, pensive …a1400-50 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
REVURE thoughtful, dark and gloomy …Bk1904 Sc.
STUDIENT meditative, thoughtful …1387-8 obs. rare
THOTTY thoughtful, considerate, kind …1982 Amer. dial.
THOUGHTED thoughtful …1913 Amer. dial.
– THOUGHTIVE addicted to or engaged in thought; thoughtful …1654 obs.
– THOUGHTSOME addicted to thought, thoughtful; having the faculty of thought, mental, spiritual …1611 obs. rare
THOUGHTY thoughtful, given to reflection; attentive; intelligent …1823 Sc.
THRIFTY thoughtful, considerate, saving of time or trouble …1899 Sc.

THOUGHTFUL etc. – NOUNS
ADVISIVENESS thoughtfulness, prudence, discretion …1436 obs. rare

THOUGHTFUL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
ANGEL a person who is a source of comfort or aid; a kind, helpful, thoughtful, or obliging person …1598

THOUGHTFUL etc. – VERBS
BEAR A BRAIN to be able to think; to remember; to be cautious, thoughtful, or intelligent …a1529 obs.
​- CHEW THE CUD to be very thoughtful …c1860 colloq.


THOUGHTLESS, THOUGHTLESSLY, THOUGHTLESSNESS – ADJECTIVES
 BAT-MINDED mentally blind …1869
 BIRD-WITTED lacking the faculty of attention; having no concentration; flitting from subject to subject; easily imposed on;  thoughtless, inconsiderate …1658
 CHICKEN underhanded, sneaky; thoughtless or inconsiderate …20C Amer. sl.
 DAFT thoughtless or giddy in one’s mirth; madly gay or frolicsome …c1575 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 DAUSEY-HEADED giddy, thoughtless; bewildered, confused …1790 Eng. dial. 
 FAST-GATED reckless, thoughtless, hasty; presumptuous, immodest …1874 Eng. dial.
 GAUFFIN light-headed, foolish, thoughtless, giddy …1810 Sc.
 GONNER-NOPED thoughtless, foolish …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 HALOKIT giddy, thoughtless, foolish, crazy …1724 Sc.
 HEADLESS thoughtless, heedless …1526
 INCOGITANT thoughtless, not thinking; inconsiderate; characterized by want of thought …1628
 MENSELESS thoughtless, silly, foolish; senseless …1809 Sc.
 NEVER-HEED-EM thoughtless, wild …1865 Eng. dial.
 NON-THOUGHTED thoughtless …1968 Amer. dial.
 RACKETTY careless, thoughtless, wild …Bk19C Eng. dial.
 RAPSICAL thoughtless; funny; boisterous, esp. when lightly intoxicated …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 SACKLESS lacking common sense; silly; foolish; stupid; thoughtless; useless, awkward …1878 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 TAFFEREL thoughtless, foolish, giddy; also, ill-dressed …1822 Sc.
 THORTY thoughtless, half-witted, stupid …1895 Eng. dial.
 UNBETHINKING thoughtless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 UNTHOUGHTED thoughtless, ill-considered …a1845 Amer. dial.
 UNTHOUGHTY thoughtless; careless …1972 Amer. dial.
 VAIN of persons: devoid of sense or wisdom; foolish, silly, thoughtless; of an idle or futile nature or disposition …1390 rare or obs.
 VOLAGE giddy, heedless, inconsiderate, thoughtless; esp. of speech …1880 Sc. 
– WHIZZLE-BRAINED giddy, thoughtless, harebrained …B1900 Eng. dial.
– WIFFLE-HEADED thoughtless …B1900 Eng. dial.
 WIZZLE-PATED giddy, harebrained, thoughtless …B1900 Eng. dial.
 
THOUGHTLESS etc. – ADVERBS
 BANG-SWANG headlong, without thought …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 HEADLING without thought or regard; thoughtlessly, precipitately …1421-2 obs.
 HEADLINGS without thought or regard; thoughtlessly, precipitately …c1380 obs.
 UNCANNILY unthinkingly, thoughtlessly …1825 Eng. dial.
 UNTHOUGHTED-LIKE thoughtlessly, inadvertently …1932 Amer. dial.
 UNTHOUGHTEDLY thoughtlessly, inadvertently …1835 Amer. dial.
 UNTHOUGHTY thoughtlessly …1982 Amer. dial.
 VAINLY foolishly, senselessly, thoughtlessly …1588 obs.
 
THOUGHTLESS etc. – NOUNS
 DAFFERY folly, foolishness, gaiety, sportiveness; thoughtlessness …1768 Sc. obs.
 DAFFRY folly, foolishness; thoughtlessness …1768 Sc. obs.
 GAIETY levity, thoughtlessness …1647 obs.
 UNTHOUGHTEDNESS thoughtlessness …1915 Amer. dial.
 
THOUGHTLESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 AIRLING a young, thoughtless, gay person; a giddy, frivolous person; a coxcomb …1611
 BAT a silly, foolish, thoughtless, or worthless person …1870 US sl.
 DOOLZIE a frolicsome and thoughtless woman …19C Sc.
 GARTLE-HEAD a heedless, forgetful person; a thoughtless person …1691 Eng. dial. obs.
 GATTLE-HEAD a forgetful, careless, and thoughtless person …1691 Eng. dial. obs.
 GAUMLESS-TOPPIN a thoughtless, careless person …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 GEEGLIT a giglet; a giddy, thoughtless girl …1768 Sc. obs.
 GIGLET;  GIGLOT a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
 GIGLO a merry, light-hearted, laughing, romping girl; a giddy, silly, thoughtless girl …a1340
 GILL-FLIRT a thoughtless, giddy girl; a flirt, a tease, a wanton; a light or loose woman; a prostitute …1611
 GILLIVER a thoughtless giddy girl …1887 Sc. obs.
 GIPSEY;  GIPSIE;  GIPSY;  GYPSY a term of contempt for a woman, as being cunning, deceitful, fickle, or the like; in more recent use merely playful, and applied esp. to a brunette; a thoughtless, giddy girl; sometimes used playfully as a term of endearment …1632 obs.
 GLAIK a silly, light-headed, frivolous, or thoughtless person, esp. a girl or woman; an idle, good-for-nothing person …1814 Sc. derogatory
 GLIPE a young, thoughtless girl; a soft, stupid person …1821 Sc.
 GOOSE a stupid, thoughtless person …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 GUTTLE-HEAD a heedless, forgetful person; a thoughtless person …1691 Eng. dial. obs.
 HALOCK;  HALOK a giddy thoughtless girl or young woman …1508 Sc. obs.
– JINGLE-BRAINS a wild, thoughtless person; a noisy, talkative person …1690 colloq.
​- MAZEGERRY a wild, thoughtless, frolicsome fellow …1816 Eng. dial.
 MAZEGERRY-PATTICK a wild, thoughtless, frolicsome fellow …1860 Eng. dial.
 PAPER-FIDDLER one who is energetic or lively in his movements; a light-headed, thoughtless fellow …1881 Eng. dial. 
 RAMSHACKLE a thoughtless or reckless fellow …1824 Eng. dial.
 RAM-STAM a thoughtless person …1823 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. rare
 RATTLE-CAP a lively, thoughtless person; a chatterbox; a giddy girl; a flirt …B1900 Eng. dial.
 RATTLE-HORN a lively, thoughtless person; a chatterbox; a giddy girl; a flirt …1785 Eng. dial.
 RATTLE-PATE a lively, thoughtless person; a chatterbox; a giddy girl; a flirt …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 RATTLE-SCULL;  RATTLE-SKULL a lively, thoughtless person; a chatterbox; a giddy girl; a flirt …1790 Sc.
 SCAFE a wild, thoughtless person, esp. a boy or young man; a rascal; a lazy ne’er-do-well …Bk1868 Eng. dial.
 STRACKLE-BRAIN a giddy, thoughtless person; a simpleton, a fool; a good-for-nothing …1877 Eng. dial.
 TAFFY a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person; a simpleton …Bk1878 Eng. dial.
 TAFFY-HORN a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAFFY-NODDLES a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAFFY-NOODLE a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAFFY-WATTY a weak-minded, thoughtless, irresolute person …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TAUPIE;  TAWPIE;  TAWPY an inactive, silly, and slovenly woman; a foolish, childish, or thoughtless girl or young woman …1728 Sc.
 UNCONSIDERER a careless or thoughtless person …c1456 obs.
 
THOUGHTLESS etc. – PHRASES
 NOT TO CARE WHETHER THE DOG CATCH THE HARE OR THE HARE CATCH THE DOG said of a person who is utterly thoughtless or reckless of consequences …Bk1905 Eng. dial.


THOUSAND – NOUNS
– a thousand, esp. as $1000 or £1000 1960s sl.
– a thousand (usually dollars or pounds) G;  GEE 1928 sl., orig. US