Reverse Dictionary: UR – UZ


URBAN – ADJECTIVES
– experienced in or possessing the necessary qualities for urban survival STREET-WISE 1981 US
– partly urban and party rural RURURBAN Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– urban; civic; belonging to a town or to the town, as opposed to the country OPPIDAN 1643

URBAN – NOUNS
– an urban area with bars, night clubs and prostitution EDGE 1973 US sl.


URCHIN – NOUNS, PERSON
ARAB a homeless child, a street urchin …1911 Amer. dial.
 BOUSY;  BOUZZIE;  BOWSEY;  BOWSIE;  BOWSY a street urchin; a lout …20C Irish sl.
 FLIBBERTIGIBBET a person resembling the character so called in Scott’s ‘Kenilworth’: a person of grotesque appearance and restless manners; an impish-looking, mischievous, and flighty urchin …1826
GAMIN a neglected boy, left to run about the streets; a street urchin, a guttersnipe; generally, a streetwise or impudent child  …1832
GAMINE a female gamin or street urchin; an attractively pert, mischievous, or elfish girl or young woman, usually small and slim, and with short hair …1848
GAVROCHE a street urchin or gamin, esp. in Paris …1876
GUTTER-KID a street urchin …1887 Cockney colloq.
GUTTER-SLUSH a street urchin …1885 sl.
GUTTER-SNIPE a child brought up ‘in the gutter’; one of the lowest class; an urchin …c1869
GUTTIE; GUTTY one who has no redeeming features; a street urchin …1910s Irish sl.
MUDLARK an urchin of very low character …L19 colloq.
RAT a street urchin …L19 sl., orig. Aust.
 WAG-PASTY a mischievous rogue; a rascal, an urchin; a term of contempt …a1553 obs.
YEPPIT a small street urchin …Bk1914 Amer. dial.


URGE, URGING – ADJECTIVES
 ADHORTATORY persuading or urging to a course; inciting …1660 obs.
 SUASIVE having or exercising the power of persuading or urging …1601
 
URGE etc. – NOUNS
 BUG an obsessive enthusiasm or craze; an obsession or urge …1902 sl., orig. US
 EDGEMENT incitement, urging, persuasion …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 EGGING an urging forward, incitement, instigation …c1200
 EXURGENCY the quality of urging strongly; urgent force …1659 obs. rare
 SUASION the act or fact of exhorting or urging; persuasion …c1374
 VAP an impulse; a sudden urge …1957 Trinidad and Tobago
 VAPS an impulse; a sudden urge …1957 Trinidad and Tobago
 
URGE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 EGGER one who incites or urges on; an instigator …1598 obs.
 ONSETTER one who sets on, or urges on; an inciter …1549 obs.
 
URGE etc. – VERBS
 ADHORT to urge, to exhort, to incite …1539 obs.
 BALLYHOO to commend, urge, or the like, in the manner of a ‘barker’ …1927
 BOOST to urge somebody to do something he shouldn’t …1970 Amer. dial.
 CHASE to stand over and keep urging someone to do and get on with a piece of work …c1920 services’ colloq.
 CHIRRUP to urge someone to do something …1950 Amer. dial.
 DILLY to urge, to drive …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 EARWIG to urge, to importune; to pester with private importunities or admonitions; to influence or bias a person by secret communications …1837
 EDGE to urge on, to incite, to provoke, to encourage a person; also, to stimulate, to give activity to an industry, etc. …1575 obs.
 EGG to incite, to encourage, to urge; to provoke, to tempt …c1200 obs.
 EGG ON to incite, to encourage, to urge; to provoke, to tempt …1566
 ERT to urge onward, to incite; to irritate …1789 Sc.
 HAG(G) to incite, to urge; to try to persuade … 1587 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 HAKE to urge; to pester …1855 Eng. dial.
 HALLOO to urge on or incite with shouts …1568
 HALLOW to chase or pursue with shouts; to urge on or incite with shouts …c1340
 HARKEN ON to urge somebody to do something he shouldn’t …1970 Amer. dial.
 HARRY to urge, to impel …1860 Eng. dial.
 HASTE to cause to move more quickly; to urge, drive, or press on; to quicken, to accelerate, to hurry …a1300
 HEARKEN ON to encourage, to urge on, to incite …1851 Eng. dial.
 HEAVE to rouse the feelings of; to agitate; to urge, to press …c1400 obs.
 HERRY to harass, to tease, to worry, to bother; to overdo, to urge, to impel …1860 Eng. dial.
 IMPORTUNATE to solicit persistently; to urge, to importune …a1598
 IMPORTUNE to press, to urge, to impel …1603 obs.
 MAN ON to incite; to urge …1839 Eng. dial.
 MARR UP to urge on or keep one to work …Bk1905 Sc.
 MUSH to urge forward …1990s US sl.
 OCCASIONATE to give occasion to; to urge or compel by circumstances; also, to do this habitually; hence, to habituate, to accustom …1545 obs.
 OOCH to pressure, to urge …1979 Amer. dial.
 OOTZ to pressure, to urge …1958 Amer. dial.
 PRONG AT to urge, to annoy, to importune …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– PUT A BOMB UNDER SOMEONE to urge someone to do something …Bk1999 
 TAKE UP to urge on, to incite …1565 obs.
 TEW to urge, to persuade …1781 Eng. dial.
 THRAVE to urge, to importune …1671 Eng. dial. obs.
 THREAP to urge, to press …1631 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
 TORCH UP to incite, to urge …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
 WAGE ON to urge on …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WHIP to urge, to incite, to rouse; to restore to energy or vitality; to revive …1573


URGENCY, URGENT, URGENTLY – ADJECTIVES
HOT urgent, pressing; important (often with an implication of some danger) …1896 Amer. sl.
IMPORTUNATE pressing, urgent; busy …1542-3 obs.
IMPORTUNE pressing, urgent; busy …c1450 obs.
INSTANT urgent, pressing, persistent …1839 Sc.
RASH urgent, pressing …1606 obs. rare

URGENCY etc. – ADVERBS
BESIEGINGLY urgently, importunately …1822 obs.
EFFECTUOUSLY urgently, earnestly …1533 obs.
NEEDFULLY necessarily, upon compulsion or constraint; urgently, pressingly …a1340 rare

URGENCY etc. – NOUNS
HEN ON, A an urgent, important, or secret plan or project in the making …1878 Amer. dial.
HEN ON THE NEST, A an urgent, important, or secret plan or project in the making …1949 Amer. dial.
IMPORTANCY urgency, importunity …1598-9 obs.
NEPUSHENCY necessity, push, and urgency …1934 Amer. dial.
NESSIPUSHETY necessity, push, and urgency …1942 Amer. dial.

URGENCY etc. – VERBS
HAVE A HEN ON to have an urgent, important, or secret plan or project in the making …1916 Amer. dial.
– HAVE A HEN ON THE NEST to have an urgent, important, or secret plan or project in the making …1949 Amer. dial.


URINAL – see LAVATORY


URINATE, URINATION,  URINATING – ADJECTIVES
 MICTURIENT desirous of ‘making water’ or urinating …1654 obs.
 
URINATE etc. – NOUNS
 ACCIDENT an unintentional act of urinating or defecating …1899 euphemism
 ALI G a pee, a wee …Brit. rhyming sl.
 ANGEL’S KISS an act of urination …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 APPLE AND PIP urine; an act of urination …19C Brit. rhyming sl. for sip,’ back-slang for piss’
 ARTHUR BLISS an act of urination …2003 UK rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 COUSIN SIS a piss, urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. 
 CUDDLE an act of urination …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘piss’ (Cuddle and Kiss)
 CUDDLE AND KISS an act of urination …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 DICKY-DIDDLE urination …20C Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘piddle’
 EYELASH an act of urination …2000 UK rhyming sl. for ‘slash’ (urination) 
 FIDDLEDEDEE an act of urination …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
 FIDDLEY an act of urination …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
 GIPSY’S (KISS);  GYPSY’S (KISS) urination …1972 rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 JACK DEE an act of urination …1990s rhyming sl. for ‘pee’
 JACKIE an act of urination …1990s rhyming sl. for ‘slash’ (Jackie Dash)
 JACKIE DASH an act of urination …1990s rhyming sl. for ‘slash’
 J. CARROLL NAISH a urination …L20 rhyming sl. on ‘slash’
 JIMMY RIDDLE urination …1937 rhyming sl. for ‘piddle’
 KIDNEY COLIC overactive kidneys; frequent urination …1970 Amer. dial.
 LAG an act of urination …1979 UK sl.
 LEAK urination; an act of urination …16C colloq.
 LEMON TEA urination; an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’
 LITTLE JOBS urination by a child …1968 Aust. sl.
 NATURE’S CALL the feeling of a need to eliminate wastes; defecation or urination …20C US colloq.
 NATURE STOP a stop (in highway travel) to urinate …M20 US colloq.
 NEEDS defecation, urination …1297 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 NUMBER ONE urination …1902 sl., euphemism
 NUMBER ONES urination …sl.
 OCCASIONS the requirements of nature; urination, defecation …1698 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 PEE an act of urination; urine …1902 UK sl.
 PEE-WEE urination …1907 sl., chiefly a children’s word or euphemism
 PIDDLE urination …1937 sl.
 PISS urination …1916 sl.
 QUICK ONE an act of urination …1910s sl.
 RATTLE AND HISS urine; urination …20C US rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 ROBERT E. LEE urine; an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’
 RUN-OFF urination …1961 sl.
 SAMMY LEE urine; an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
 SHOWERS urination by one person on another, or other acts of urine fetishism …2003 UK sl.
 SINGLE-FISH urination …1988 Sc. rhyming sl. for ‘pish’ (a piss)
 SLASH urination …1950 Brit. sl.
 SNAKE’S HISS urine; an act of urination …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 T.B. an overactive kidney, frequent urination (Tiny Bladder) …1967 Amer. dial.
 TEE-TEE urination …1968 Amer. dial.
 TINKLE urination …1965 sl.
 TROTS, THE frequent urination …1965 Amer. dial.
 VICTORY V urine, an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
 WATER-ENGINE the urinary organs, irrespective of gender …L19 sl.
 WATERWORKS the urinary system …1902 Brit. euphemism
 WEE urination …1968 sl., a child’s word or euphemism
 WEE-WEE urination …1937 sl., a child’s word or euphemism
 WET urination …1925 sl.
 WHIZ(Z) urination …1971 sl.
 WIDDLE urination …1954 sl.
 WISS a urination …1996 Glasgow sl.
 WIZZER an act of urination …19C Sc. juvenile usage
 WIZZY an act of urination …19C Sc. juvenile usage
 ZORBA (THE GREEK) urination …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘leak’
 
URINATE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 MUDDY FEET said of someone who needs to urinate …1963 US sl.
 PISSABED a bed-wetter …1643 sl.
 
URINATE etc. – PHRASES
 BACKWATER IS STANDING IN MY EYES, THE my bladder is full …1950 Amer. dial.
 COFFEE IN, COFFEE OUT relating to drinking coffee and then urinating …Bk2006 US sl.
 ONE’S BACK TEETH ARE FLOATING one’s bladder is very full …1923 Amer. dial.
 ONE’S BACK TEETH UNDER WATER one’s bladder is very full …1914 Amer. dial.
 ONE’S JAW TEETH’S A-FLOATING one’s bladder is very full …1967 Amer. dial.
 
URINATE etc. – VERBS
 AIM ARCHIE AT THE ARMITAGE to urinate …1970s Aust. sl.
 ANSWER NATURE’S CALL to retire to the W.C.; to defecate or urinate …20C euphemism
 APPLE AND PIP to urinate …19C Brit. rhyming sl. for sip,’ back-slang for piss’
 BE CAUGHT SHORT to have an urgent need to urinate or defecate …1890 sl.
 BE TAKEN SHORT to have an urgent need to urinate or defecate …1890 sl.
 BLEED ONE’S LIZARD of a male: to urinate …1973 Amer. sl.
 CATCH A HORSE to urinate …20C Aust. sl.
 DANGLE ONE’S DONGER to urinate …1970s sl.
 DICKY-DIDDLE to urinate …20C Brit. rhyming sl. for ‘piddle’
 DIDDLE to make water; said to and by children …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 DO A PEE-PEE to urinate …L19 children’s colloq.
 DO IT to urinate or defecate …1922 sl.
 DO ONE’S DUTY to defecate, to urinate …1935 euphemism
 DRAIN A PAN of a male: to urinate …20C teen & high school sl.
 DRAIN ONE’S LIZARD of a male: to urinate; also, to ejaculate …1962 Amer. sl.
 DRAIN THE ANACONDA to urinate …1990s sl.
 DRAIN THE DRAGON of a man: to urinate …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 DRAIN THE LIZARD of a male: to urinate …1968 Aust. sl.
 DRAIN THE MAIN VEIN of a male: to urinate …20C teen & high school sl.
 EASE OFF to urinate …1970 UK sl.
 EASE ONESELF to defecate or urinate …17C euphemism
 EMPTY THE ANACONDA to urinate …1990s sl.
 FLOG THE LIZARD of a male: to urinate …1968 Aust. sl.
 GO to urinate or defecate …1926 sl., euphemism
 HAVE A PIDDLE to make water …19C jocular
 HAVE A JAPANESE BLADDER to have the need to urinate frequently …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 HAVE A SLASH to urinate …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 HAVE ONE’S BACK TEETH AFLOAT to have a very full bladder …20C US colloq.
 HAVE ONE’S BACK TEETH AWASH to have a very full bladder …20C US colloq.
 HEAVE ONE’S LEG to urinate …20C US euphemism
 HEY-DIDDLE-DIDDLE to piddle, to urinate …Bk1999 Aust. rhyming sl.
 JOE to urinate or defecate …20C US sl.
 KILL A SNAKE to urinate …E20 Aust. sl.
 KILL A TREE of males: to urinate against a tree …20C US sl.
 LAG to urinate …c1560 cant
 LAGE to make water …1812 cant obs.
 LANT to urinate …c1000 colloq.
 LEAK to ‘make water’; to urinate …1596 obs.
 LEAK ONE’S LIZARD of a male: to urinate …1970s Amer. sl.
 LET FLY to urinate …20C US sl.
 LIFT ONE’S GAM to urinate …20C US euphemism
 LIFT ONE’S LEG to urinate …20C US euphemism
 MAKE to urinate …14C colloq.
 MAKE WATER to urinate …14C colloq.
 MINGO to urinate …1734 Amer. sl.
 MISBEHAVE of children: to urinate or defecate in an improper place or at an improper time …1952 Amer. dial.
 NUMBER ONE to urinate; spoken or indicated with finger signals …19C colloq.
 P to urinate …20C sl.
 PASS WATER to urinate  
– PAY A CALL to urinate or defecate …Bk1999 
 PEE to urinate …1788 sl.
 PEE-DOODLE to briefly lose control of one’s bladder, as by nerves, a sneeze, laughing, etc. …2000 Amer. dial.
 PEE-WEE to make water …19C nursery sl.
 PIDDLE to urinate …1796 sl.
 PISS to urinate …1290 sl.
 PLUCK A ROSE to urinate …1613 euphemism
 POINT PERCY AT THE PORCELAIN of a man: to urinate …1965 Aust. & UK humorous 
 PUMP to urinate …19C Brit. & US sl.
 PUMP-OUT to urinate…Brit. sl.
 PUMP SHIP to urinate …1788 sl., orig. nautical
 RACK OFF to urinate …L19 sl.
 RATTLE AND HISS to urinate …20C US rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 RIP VAN WINKLE to urinate …1992 UK rhyming sl. for tinkle
 SCOOT to urinate …1969 Sc. 
 SHAKE HANDS WITH AN OLD FRIEND of a man: to urinate …1952 sl.
 SHAKE HANDS WITH THE WIFE’S BEST FRIEND of a man: to urinate …1965 sl.
 SHAKE THE DEW OFF ONE’S LILY of a man: to urinate …1966 Amer. dial.
 SHISHI to urinate …1967 Hawaii
 SIP to urinate …Brit. back-slang
 SIPHON to urinate …sl., orig. Aust.
 SIPHON THE PYTHON (of a male) to urinate …1968 Aust. sl.
 SLASH to urinate …1950 UK sl.
 SNAKE’S HISS to urinate …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
 SPEND A PENNY to urinate …1945 Brit. euphemism
 SPLASH THE BOOTS to urinate …20C sl.
 SPRING A LEAK to urinate …1910s sl.
 STRAIN ONE’S TATERS to urinate …L19 Brit. sl.
 STRAIN THE POTATOES to urinate …1965 Aust. jocular
 STRAIN THE SPUDS to urinate …1965 Aust. jocular
 STRIDE A POT of women: to urinate …Bk1904 sl.
 SYPHON THE PYTHON to urinate; used of males …1968 jocular, orig. Aust.
 TAG to urinate …a1838 Sc.
 TAKE A LEAK to urinate …1910s sl.
 TAKE ONE’S SNAKE FOR A GALLOP to urinate …1940s sl.
 TEE-TEE to urinate …1992 Amer. dial.
 TINKLE to urinate…1960 sl.
 TRAIN TERRENCE AT THE TERRACOTTA of a male: to urinate …1971 Aust. sl.
 TRAIN THOMAS AT THE TERRACOTTA of a male: to urinate …1971 Aust. sl.
 UNBUTTON THE MUTTON to urinate …M19 sl.
 URINE to urinate …1938 Amer. dial.
 VISIT THE SAND-BOX to retire to urinate …20C euphemism
 WALK ONE’S DOG to urinate or to defecate …1960s US sl.
 WANT TO PISS LIKE A DRESSMAKER to be desperate to urinate …L19 sl.
 WATER ONE’S NAG to urinate …M17 sl.
 WATER THE DRAGON to urinate …Bk1902 sl.
 WATER THE HORSES to urinate …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 WATER THE NAG to urinate …Bk1902 sl.
 WEE to urinate …1934 sl., a child’s word or euphemism
 WEE-WEE to urinate …19C sl., a child’s word or euphemism
 WET to urinate …1925 sl.
 WET ONE’S PANTS to urinate in one’s pants from fear or other uncontrolled emotional situations …20C colloq.
 WHIZ(Z) to urinate …1929 sl.
 WIDDLE to urinate …1968 sl.
 WRING ONE’S SOCK OUT to urinate; there is an implication that one has waited too long to urinate …20C Brit. sl.
 WRING OUT ONE’S SOCK of a man: to urinate …1988 sl.
 WRING OUT YOUR MULE to urinate …1974 US sl.
 WRING THE DEW OFF THE BRANCH to urinate …20C US sl.
 WRING THE RATTLESNAKE to urinate …1960s sl.
 WUNZEE to urinate …2003 Trinidad and Tobago
 ZORBA to urinate …1950s rhyming sl. for ‘leak’ (Zorba the Greek’ )
 ZORBA THE GREEK to urinate …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘leak’


URINE – NOUNS
ADDLE stinking urine, or other liquid filth; mire …a1000
APPLE AND PIP urine; an act of urination …19C Brit. rhyming sl. for sip,’ back-slang for piss’
CAT’S HISS piss …Bk1999 Aust. rhyming sl.
CHAMBER LYE urine …1899 Amer. dial.
CODE YELLOW a urinary accident …Bk2006 US sl.
DAM the quantity of urine discharged at once; generally applied to children …1786 Sc.
JIMMY (RIDDLE) a ‘piddle’, urine …1937 rhyming sl.
LAG;  LAGE water; urine …1567 cant obs.
LANT urine, esp. stale urine used for various industrial purposes …c1000 rare
LEMONADE. urine …1970s US sl.
NIGHT WATER urine excreted at night …1938 Amer. dial.
P urine …20C sl.
PEE an act of urination; urine …1902 UK sl.
PIDDLE urine …1901 sl.
PISS urine …1386 sl.
RATTLE AND HISS urine; urination …20C US rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
ROBERT E. LEE urine; an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’
SALT WATER urine …L17 sl.
SAMMY LEE urine; an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
SHISHI urine …1967 Hawaii
SIG urine …1691 Eng. dial. & US
SNAKE’S HISS urine; an act of urination …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘piss’
TAIL-JUICE urine …20C sl.
TAIL WATER urine …18C sl.
U-BARREL a large steel drum used for collecting urine where there is no plumbing …2003 Antarctica usage
URINATE urine …1938 Amer. dial.
URINATE WATER urine …1938 Amer. dial.
URININE urine …c1939 Amer. dial.
VICTORY V urine, an act of urination …1998 UK rhyming sl. for ‘pee’ or ‘wee’
WARM BEER urine …1960s sl.
WEE-WEE urine …19C euphemism
WET urine …1925 sl.

URINE – VERBS
BEPISS to wet with urine …1764
CAST WATER to diagnose disease by the inspection of urine …1580 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
LANTIFY to wet with urine …a1652 obs. rare
SIG to steep in or sprinkle with urine …1581 obs.


USAGE – NOUNS
– hard usage; wear and tear FATIGUE 1794 Sc. obs.
– usage, custom TIDING c1205 obs. rare
– usage, habit, wont, custom HAUNT c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.


USE – NOUNS
BEHOVEFULNESS usefulness, use …1592 obs.
GAIN advantage, use, avail, benefit; remedy, help …c1200 obs.
NAIT use, profit, advantage …a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs. rare
OEPS use, benefit, profit …1383 obs.

USE – VERBS
ADOPERATE to bring into operation, to employ, to use …1632 obs.
BENOTE to use, to make use of …a1100 obs.
EAT YOUR OWN DOG FOOD to make use of whatever product or service you provide …2003 US sl.
ENTREAT to treat, to use …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
GOOI to throw, to fling, to give someone something; to use something …1940s S. Afr. sl.
HANDSEL to try or use a thing for the first time; to test, to prove …1660 Sc. & Eng. dial.
MAINLINE to use or consume frequently or voraciously, as though addicted …1977 Amer. journalists’ usage
NAIT to make use of, to use …a1300 obs.
NATE to use, to employ …1677 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
NEED to use …Bk1905 Sc.


USED – ADJECTIVES
– used to excess FADED 1980s African-American & students’ sl.

USED – NOUNS
– secondhand garments REACH-ME-DOWNS 1861


USED TO – ADJECTIVES
– used to, familiarized, accustomed, practised HABITED 1615 obs.


USEFUL, USEFULLY, USEFULNESS – ADJECTIVES
APTISH skilful, useful, accurate …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
BEHOOVEFUL useful, of use; advantageous, expedient; needful, necessary, due …1382 arch.
BEHOVABLE useful, profitable, advantageous …c1460 obs.
 BEHOVEFUL advantageous, useful, profitable; needful, necessary, due …1382 arch.
BEHOVELY useful, profitable; needful, necessary …c950 obs.
BEHOVESOME useful, of service …c1330 obs.
BEHOVING useful, needful, appropriate …c1175 obs.
GAIN of things: available, handy, useful, convenient …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
HANDY AS A GIMLET quick, smart, useful … Eng. dial.
– HENDY useful …c1275 obs.
​- IDLE handy, useful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
MENSEFUL useful …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
NUT useful, advantageous, helpful …c1250 obs.
OPPORTUNE advantageous, serviceable, useful …1432-50 obs.
 PROFICUOUS profitable, advantageous, beneficial, useful …1622 obs.
TIDY good, excellent, satisfactory, useful; of good character or ability; worthy, brave; able, skilful …c1350 obs.
– UTIBLE that may be used; useful, serviceable …1623 obs.
– UTILIOUS useful …1651 obs.

USEFUL etc. – ADVERBS
BEHOVABLY usefully, profitably, advantageously, advisably …1512 obs.
BEHOVEFULLY usefully, profitably, duly; necessarily …1443 obs.
BEHOVEFULNESS usefulness, use …1592 obs.
BEHOVELY usefully, needfully, necessarily …c1430 obs.
BEHOVINGLY usefully, appropriately …1556 obs.

USEFUL etc. – NOUNS
ACE something useful or important …1950s sl.
AIRSICK PIGEON symbol of usefulness, as in ‘you’re as much use as an airsick pigeon’ …Brit. sl.

USEFUL etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
JACK AT A PINCH a useful man, one who is ready in an emergency; one who is made useful on occasion by ignored at other times …Bk1902 Eng. dial.

USEFUL etc. – VERBS
DOW to be of use or profit to a person …OE obs.
GAIN to be suitable, useful or advantageous; to avail, to help; to serve, to suffice …c1200 obs.
GET YOUR A INTO G to stop idling; to apply yourself into an activity; to start doing something useful …2002 NZ sl.
VAIL to be of use, advantage, or benefit to; to aid, assist, or help …a1300 obs.


USELESS, USELESSNESS – ADJECTIVES
 ADDLE empty, idle, vain, useless, futile …a1593
 ALL TO BUGGERY unsatisfactory, mixed up, useless …1984 UK sl.
 ALL TO COCK unsatisfactory, mixed up, useless …1948 UK sl.
 BACK NUMBER out of date, old-fashioned; old and useless …1883 Amer. sl.
 BROKE-DICK worthless, useless …1960s US sl.
 BUNG ruined, useless …1930 Aust. & NZ sl.
 CACTUS ruined, useless, wrecked …1945 Aust. sl.
 DADLESS useless, stupid …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 DAELESS helpless, feeble, useless …1929 Sc.
 DEADBEAT useless, ne’er-do-well, impoverished …L19 sl.
 DEADHEAD useless; non-participant …M19 sl.
 DEAD-HEADED useless; non-participant …M19 sl.
 DEAD LOSS useless, unsuccessful, unprofitable …1920s sl.
 DIDDLY-SHIT worthless; useless …Bk2006 US sl.
 DOODLY-SHIT worthless; useless …Bk2006 US sl.
 DOWN THE DRAIN lost, wasted, useless …1930s sl.
 DOWN THE PLUG lost, wasted, useless …1930s sl.
 DOWN THE PLUGHOLE lost, wasted, useless …1930s sl.
 DOWN THE TUBE lost, wasted, useless …1930s sl.
 DUD worthless, useless, unsatisfactory …1903 UK sl.
 DUFF of low quality; bad; inferior; unsatisfactory; useless …1953 UK sl.
– EESELESS useless …1917 Sc.
 EXFLUNCTED rendered useless …1831 Amer. dial.
 EXFLUNCTICATED rendered useless …1839 Amer. dial.
 EXFLUNCTIFIED rendered useless …1840 Amer. dial.
 EXFLUNCTOFICATED rendered useless …1836 Amer. dial.
 FAGGOT useless, contemptible …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
 FAGGOTY cowardly, useless, second-rate …1960s sl.
 FAKE worthless; useless …1890 Amer. sl.
 FART-ARSED useless, incompetent …1940s sl.
 FART-ARSEING useless, incompetent …1940s sl.
 FECKLESS destitute of vigour, energy, or capacity; weak, helpless, useless …1869
 FUTILITARIAN devoted to futile, worthless or useless pursuits …1873
 FUTILITOUS futile, useless, ineffectual …1765 obs. rare
 FUTILOUS futile, useless, ineffectual, vain …1607 obs.
 GAINLESS profitless, useless; lumbersome …1893 Eng. dial.
 GAMMY spoilt, useless, second-rate …M19 sl.
 GASH useless, of poor quality …1997 UK sl.
 GOOD AS A SHOULDER OF MUTTON TO A SICK HORSE, AS utterly worthless or useless; no good at all …1546
 GUY-A-WHACK useless, incompetent …20C Aust. sl.
 HADDIT useless, second-rate …1960s NZ sl.
 HAD IT useless, second-rate …1960s NZ sl.
 LEMON useless; second-rate …1900s US sl.
 LIKE A CHIP IN A MESS OF MILK of persons: insignificant, useless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MAFFLING useless. unable to work …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 MEACHING skulking, cringing; self-deprecating, obsequious; contemptible, useless, good-for-nothing …1792 Amer. dial.  
 MEECHING skulking, sneaking, creeping softly; cringing; self-deprecating, obsequious; contemptible, useless, good-for-nothing …1792 Eng. & Amer. dial.
 MICHING skulking, cringing; self-deprecating, obsequious; contemptible, useless, good-for-nothing …1792 Amer. dial.
 NEDASH of no use …1823 sl.
– NICKY-NACKY trifling, trivial, useless; troublesome; speaking in an affected or mincing manner …1818 Sc.
 NO-ACCOUNT worthless; useless; good-for-nothing; insignificant; undependable, untrustworthy, criminal …1845 Amer. dial.
 NO-COUNT worthless, lazy, shiftless; useless, good-for-nothing; insignificant, trivial …1853 Amer. dial.
 NO MORE USE THAN A DUCK QUACKING AGAINST THUNDER quite useless …1886 Eng. dial.
 NO MORE USE THAN TITS ON A BOAR …1940s sl.
 NO MORE USE THAN TITS ON A BULL …1940s sl.
 NO MORE USE THAN TITS ON A CANARY …1940s sl.
 OBADOUS useless, incapable, weakly …a1838 Sc. obs.
– OBJADOUS useless, incapable, weakly …a1838 Sc. obs.
 ON THE SHELF inactive; useless …colloq.
 OOBADES of little value, useless …Bk1905
 PADDLING trifling, petty; useless …Bk1905 Sc.
– PUCKAROO;  PUCKEROO;  PUKAROO;  PUKARU useless, broken, out of order; destroyed, finished …1943 NZ sl.
 ROTTEN of a low quality or standard; poor, useless; of a person: lacking skill or talent …1867
 SCRAG useless, inferior …1892 Eng. dial.
 THOLELESS wanting energy; not adaptable, nearly useless …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THOWLESS wanting in energy, inactive, weak, spiritless, lazy; useless; insipid …1785 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 THRAIVELESS useless, bootless; of a person: careless; disinclined to do anything; silly; silly-looking …1892 N. Ireland & Eng. dial.
 THRUMMY-THRUM useless, incapable …1870 Ireland
 UBAADOUS of little value, useless …Bk1905
 UNBRICHE useless, unserviceable …1303 obs.
 UNPURPOSE awkward; inexact; untidy; useless …1865 Sc.
 USEFUL AS A FLYWIRE DOOR ON A SUBMARINE absolutely useless …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 USEFUL AS A ONE-LEGGED MAN IN AN ARSE-KICKING CONTEST absolutely useless …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
 USELESS AS A ONE-LEGGED MAN AT AN ASS-KICKING completely useless …1972 Amer. sl.
 USELESS AS TWO BUGGIES IN A ONE-HORSE TOWN, AS very useless …1985 Amer. dial.
 VAIN of material things: useless, worthless …1578 obs.
 VAINFUL vain, unprofitable, useless …1509 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
USELESS etc. – NOUNS
 BAB-HOUSE a term of contempt for any ugly, useless, clumsy thing made by hand …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BAND-END anything worthless and useless; a person of no importance …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BANDS-END anything worthless and useless; a person of no importance …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
 BLIVET;  BLIVIT something annoying, unnecessary, or useless …1940s US sl., orig. Aust. military usage
 BLOW CARD any useless thing or condition; financial embarrassment …Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
 BOAT ANCHOR a useless computer; anything heavy and useless …Bk2006 US sl.
 BOONDOGGLE a trivial, useless, or unnecessary undertaking …M20 N. Amer. sl.
 CAST-OFF a person or thing that is abandoned as worthless or useless …1741
 CUMBER-GROUND anything utterly worthless and in people’s way; a useless thing;…1657
 DEAD LOSS an absolutely useless person, idea, or undertaking; a useless, unworkable object; a complete failure; an absolute waste of time or money …1927 sl., orig. Royal Air Force
 DOG-DANCING useless or exaggerated activity …1967 Can. sl.
 DUMMOCK a useless article …19C Eng. dial.
 FADOODLE something foolish or ridiculous; nonsense; a mere nothing; a useless trifle …a1670 obs. rare
 GALLERSGOOD anything considered to be so bad or useless that it is fit only for the gallows …18C UK criminals’ sl.
 IDLE that which is useless, vain, or frivolous …c1000 obs. rare
 MUG’S GAME a thankless task; a useless, foolish, or unprofitable activity …1900
 NACK a collection of useless or worthless things; anything of little value …1895 Eng. dial.
 NIGNAY a knickknack, a trinket, a trifle; a trifling, useless thing or proceeding; an unnecessary ornament or frill, a gewgaw …a1689 Sc.
– THINGEMTY-THANGEMTY a useless, trifling article; a knickknack; something the name of which is forgotten or unknown …1877 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMDAIRIE a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …Bk1905 Sc..
 THINGUMMAGEE a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …1889 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMSTICK a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 THINGUMTIBOB a knickknack; a useless, trifling article; something the name of which is unknown or forgotten …1881 Eng. dial.
 TING-TANG a worthless, useless person or thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WAIF-AND-STRAY homeless vagrants; flotsam and jetsam, useless or discarded objects; strayed cattle of unknown ownership …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WATER HAUL a fruitless or useless effort of any kind …1823 Amer. dial.
 WOODEN FRYING PAN a symbol of uselessness …Brit. sl.
 
USELESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
 ABLACH a person of untidy habits and clumsy, ungainly demeanour; a pitiless person; a useless person …1788 Sc.
 ALSO-RAN a useless person; a failure; an irrelevance …L19 sl., orig. Aust. horse-racing usage
 ASS-WIPE a useless and annoying person …Bk2006 US sl., derogatory
 BABBO an idiot; a useless underling …Bk1997 mobsters’ usage 
 BACK NUMBER an irrelevant person, a has-been; a person or thing that is behind the times, out-of-date, or useless …1882 colloq.
 BAD EGG a person or a scheme that disappoints expectation; a useless or lazy person; a ne’er-do-well … 1855 
 BAD LOT a useless or lazy person …1848 sl.
 BAGGOT a useless, contemptible person …1892 Eng. dial.
 BAG OF GUTS a fat person; a worthless. clumsy fellow; a useless, lazy person; used contemptuously …1894 Amer. sl.
 BAGS O’ GUTS a useless person; a big man with little brains …1894 US sl.
 BALONEY an uninformed, stupid, or useless person …1920 Amer. sl.
 BARNEY’S BULL a person considered of little value, a useless or worthless person …1950 sl.
 BATIE-BRIM a useless bungler; a slowcoach; an inactive, helpless fellow …Bk1891 sl.
 BATIE-BRIMMIL a useless bungler; a slowcoach; an inactive, helpless fellow …Bk1891 sl.
 BATIE-BUM a lazy or inactive fellow; an idler; a simpleton, a fool; a useless bungler …1572 Sc. obs., derogatory
 BAUCHLE an old, useless, worn-out person …1820 Sc. 
 BEAN-SWAUP a useless person …Bk1898 Sc.
 BLOB a useless or insignificant person …20C sl., chiefly Aust.
 BUTT-WIPE a useless and annoying person …Bk2006 US sl., derogatory
 CAST-OFF a person or thing that is abandoned as worthless or useless …1741
 CRACK-POT a pretentiously useless, worthless person …c1860 colloq.
 CUMBER-GROUND anything utterly worthless and in people’s way; a useless or unprofitable occupant of a position; one that is good-for-nothing …1657
 DA-DILLY a helpless, useless person …1880 Sc.
 DAWDLE a lazy, indolent person; a frivolous, useless person …1854 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 DEAD ASS an utterly boring, useless person …1959 US sl.
 DEAD DUCK a person or thing that has become useless, worthless, or powerless …1829 Amer. sl.
 DEAD-LEG a useless person …2003 UK sl.
 DEAD LOSS an absolutely useless person, idea, or undertaking; a useless, unworkable object; a complete failure; an absolute waste of time or money …1927 sl., orig. Royal Air Force
 DEAD ONE a useless, unsociable, impoverished, or mean person …L19 US sl.
 DEADWOOD an incompetent or otherwise useless person …1887 US sl.
 DRUTTLE a useless, good-for-nothing person …19C Sc.
 EMPTY SUIT a useless or insincere person …1980s US sl.
 FART ARSE a fool; a useless person; used contemptuously …1940s sl.
 FART HOOK a stupid or worthless, useless person …1973 US sl.
 FAT-HEAD one having a fat head; a stupid dolt; a senseless fellow; an oaf; one whose brain is composed of fat and is therefore useless …1842
– FUCKED DUCK a person who has become worthless, useless, or powerless; a ‘dead duck’ …1939 US sl.
 FUTILITARIAN one who pursues what is futile, worthless or useless …1817
 GATHER-‘EM-UP a useless person …1979 Irish sl.
 GATHER-UP a useless person …1979 Irish sl.
 GAUNT-AT-THE-DOOR an indolent, useless person, who sits at the door and yawns; an idler, a loafer; one without mental resources …1721 Sc. obs.
 GAWDELPUS an ineffectual, useless, or incompetent person; a generally miserable looking person …1908 sl.
 GINK a fellow; a guy; esp. an odd, eccentric, or foolish man; a stupid or useless person; someone who is unworldly or socially inept …1906 sl., orig. US, often derogatory
 GINKERINO a stupid, useless person …1921 US sl.
 GLYDE an old useless person …c1782 Sc.
 HARD BARGAIN a thing or person not worth its cost; a useless fellow …1867  
 JERK a useless or stupid person …sl.
 LALL a lazy, inactive, useless person; a lounger; a dawdling child hanging about its mother …1825 Sc. & Eng. dial.
 MAGOO a useless or foolish person; an absent-minded or inattentive person …1932 Amer. sl.
 MOMO a stupid or useless person; a blockhead …1953 Amer. sl.
 NO-HOPER a hopeless person; a useless or incompetent person; someone or something doomed to failure …1944 colloq.
 NO TALENT a useless person …1960s US sl.
 OIL CAN a useless person …1920s US sl.
 ORIGINAL LOSER a useless, talentless person …1950s US sl.
 PAATERMENT a useless brat; an insignificant person …1939 Sc. obs.
 PAG a useless person …1997 Ireland
 PAPIYOT a weakling; a frail person; a useless opponent in a game …20C W. Indies sl.
 PIKER a useless person; a failure …Aust. & NZ sl.
 PISMIRE a useless and contemptible person …1870 Amer. dial.
 PISSAMIRE a useless and contemptible person …1870 Amer. dial.
 PUNK a weak person; a useless jerk, usually a male; a worthless man …M19 US sl.
 SHEEPHERDER a useless man; a logger wearing a farmer’s bib overalls …1958 Amer. dial.
 SPARE PRICK, A a person who is conspicuously and esp. embarrassingly out of place or superfluous in a particular situation; a useless person …1961 Brit. sl.
 SPARE PRICK AT A WEDDING, A a person who is conspicuously and esp. embarrassingly out of place or superfluous in a particular situation …1961 Brit. sl.
 SPARE TIRE an unwelcome or irrelevant person; an extra or unnecessary person; a useless or unproductive person; a boring person; a dull, disliked person …1926 US sl.
 SPASMOID one who is useless, clumsy, incompetent, and so is socially unacceptable …1986 US college sl.
 SPASS one who is useless, clumsy, incompetent, and so is socially unacceptable …1968 US college sl.
 SPAZ;  SPAZZ a spastic person; an ineffectual, useless, or incompetent person; a fool; an idiot; a stupid person; a clumsy, unattractive person …1965 sl., derogatory
 SPAZZER one who is useless, clumsy, incompetent, and so is socially unacceptable …2003 UK sl.
 SPAZZO a spastic, either actual or figuratively as a derogatory term …1983 Aust. sl.
 TAD a person of little use or account …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 TING-TANG a worthless, useless person or thing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 WALKING CORPSE a person hardly distinguishable from a corpse save by the power of movement; a feeble, useless, incapable fellow; a ‘moving piece of flesh’ …1693
 WET RAG an oaf; a useless jerk …M20 US sl.
 WET SOCK an oaf; a useless jerk …M20 US sl.
– WIFFER-WAFFER a useless, ineffectual person …1924 Sc.
– WIFFIE-WAFFLER a useless, ineffectual person …1935 Sc.
– WISGAN a term of abuse; a stunted, useless, feckless person …1894 Sc.
 WRITE-OFF a useless or worthless person; an incompetent person; a no-hoper …M20 sl., chiefly Services’
 ZERO a person of no importance or consequence; a useless, worthless, or insignificant person; a nobody, a nonentity …1650
 
USELESS etc. – VERBS
 BACK-NUMBER to treat as a ‘back number’; to set aside as useless …1924 colloq.
 BOONDOGGLE to engage in a trivial, useless, or unnecessary undertaking …M20 N. Amer. sl.
 CATCH FARTS WITH A HOOK to do something stupid or useless …1972 Amer. sl.
 EXFLUNCT to cause to fail, to render useless, to overcome completely …1831 Amer. dial.
 EXFLUNCTIFY to cause to fail, to render useless, to overcome completely …1840 Amer. dial.
 GET THE DUNT to rendered useless or inactive; esp. to be dismissed or rejected from a job or position …1929 Sc.
 GO CONEY-CATCHING WITH A DEAD FERRET to undertake something with unsuitable or useless means …c1670 sl.
 GO RABBIT-HUNTING WITH A DEAD FERRET to undertake something with unsuitable or useless means …c1670 sl.
 JAMRAG to render useless; to destroy, to knock to pieces …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 JIMRAG to render useless; to destroy, to knock to pieces …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
 NIGNAY to trifle, to fuss about, to work without result; to hum and haw, to be undecided, to vacillate; to do what is useless; to show reluctance …1880 Sc.
 ODDLE to go about in an uncertain or useless way; to trifle …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 PACK to be ruined or spoiled; to become useless …c1920 motor-racers’ usage
 PACK IN to stop, to cease an activity or to function; to become useless; to give up; to retire; to die …1942 sl.
 POUND SAND DOWN A RAT-HOLE to occupy oneself at a futile or useless task …1958 Amer. dial.
 STONKER to render useless; to put of action, to thwart; also, to kill, to destroy; to defeat or outwit …1919 Aust. & NZ sl.


USHER – VERBS
– to walk before, as an usher ANTEAMBULATE 1623 obs.


USUAL – ADJECTIVES
ACCUSTOMABLE usually practising or practised; habitual, usual, customary, wonted …1494 obs.
ACCUSTOMARY usual, customary …1541 arch.
CUSTOMABLE established in accordance with custom; usually, customary …1381 obs.
CUSTOMAL customary, usual, habitual …c1450 obs. rare
CUSTOMED in accordance with custom; customary, habitual, usual …a1382 arch.
CUSTOM to make usual, habitual, or familiar; to practise habitually …1392 obs.
 NOTHING TO CABLE HOME ABOUT unremarkable; usual; mediocre …World War I Aust. soldiers’ usage
 NOTHING TO WRITE HOME ABOUT unremarkable; usual; mediocre …L19 colloq.
OLD customary, usual …1864 Sc. & Eng. dial.
ONE-ONE normal; as usual …1950 African-American usage
– USITATE according to custom; customary, usual …1885

USUAL – NOUNS
OLD STICK the usual condition, the same state of health or circumstances …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
ORDINARY, THE what is customary or usual …L19

USUAL – VERBS
ACCUSTOM to make a thing customary, habitual, usual, or familiar; to practise habitually …1477 obs.


USUALLY – ADVERBS
ACCUSTOMABLY customarily, habitually, usually, ordinarily …c1450 arch.
ACCUSTOMARILY usually, customarily …1662 obs.
CUSTOMABLY habitually, usually, customarily …1395 obs.
CUSTOMLY according to custom; customarily, habitually, usually …c1386 obs.


USURER, USURY – ADJECTIVES
DANISTIC pert. to usury …1656 obs.

USURER etc. – NOUNS
DANISM money-lending or usury …1848 obs.
GAVEL interest on money lent; usury …a700 obs.
GAVELLING usury …c1250 obs. rare
JUICE RACKET usury, loan-sharking, illegal lending …1988 US sl.
OCKER;  OKER the lending of money at interest; usury (usually referred to as a crime or sin) …a1225 obs.
OCKERING;  OKERING the taking of interest; usury …a1300 obs.
VIGGERISH the percentage deducted by the organizers of a game from the winnings of a gambler, and hence to the rate of interest on a usurious loan …1912 US sl.
VIGORISH the percentage deducted by the organizers of a game from the winnings of a gambler, and hence to the rate of interest on a usurious loan …1912 US sl.

USURER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
CENT-PER-CENT a usurer …L17 sl.
CENT-PER-CENTER a usurer …L17 sl.
DANIST a usurer …1623 obs.
GAVELLER a usurer …c1200 obs.
JEW a cheat; a hard bargainer; a sharking usurer …1659 colloq.
LAND-SHARK a moneylender; a usurer …M19 sl.
LENEND a lender, a usurer …a1000 obs.
MAHAJUN a money-lender, a usurer …1858
MONEY-BAWD a usurer …1631 obs., derogatory
MONEY-MONGER a person who deals in money; esp. a money-lender; a usurer …1571 arch., derogatory
MONEY SCRIVENER a person whose business it was to raise loans on security, invest money for interest etc., on behalf of clients; a money-broker, a money-lender, a usurer …1677 rare
MONEY SHARK an avaricious money-dealer; a usurer; an extortioner …1844 orig. US
OCCURER a usurer …1699 Sc. obs.
OCKERER;  OKERER one who takes interest for the loan of money; a usurer (usually referred to as a criminal or heinous sinner) …a1300 obs.
PHILISTINE a usurer …1974 U S sl.
SHARK one who enriches himself by taking advantage of the necessities of others; a rapacious usurer; an extortionate landlord; a financial swindler …1713
 SHENT-PER-SHENT a usurer …L17 sl.
 SHENT-PER-SHENTER a usurer …L17 sl.
SIXTY PER CENT a usurer …1853 colloq.

USURER etc. – VERBS
 FENERATE to put money to usury; to lend money at interest …1623 obs.
OCKER; OKER to take usury; to lend at interest …c1380 obs.


USURPATION – NOUNS
– usurpation; encroachment ACCROACHMENT 1706


UTAH – NOUNS
BEEHIVE STATE Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
DESERT STATE Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
LAKE, THE Salt Lake City. Utah …1920s US criminals’ sl.
LAND OF MANNA Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
LAND OF THE MORMONS Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
MORMON STATE Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SALT LAKE STATE Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
SEGO LILY STATE Utah …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
ZION CURTAIN a supposed cultural boundary separation Mormons, or the state of Utah, as a region dominated by Mormons, from the rest of the country …1969 Amer. dial.
ZION CURTAIN a screen or partition, formerly in bars, later in restaurants that serve alcoholic drinks, that separates bartenders from their customers in accordance with Utah liquor laws …2009 Amer. dial.


UTENSILS – ADJECTIVES (also see SPOON, etc.)
BLACK DISHES cooking utensils, by contrast with glass and china …1914 Amer. dial.
DIGGING TOOLS knives and forks …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
EQUIPAGE utensils of all kinds, but especially of china, glass, or earthenware …1822 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
FIGHTING TOOLS eating utensils – a knife, fork, and spoon …World War II Amer. sl.
IRONS eating utensils …1905 sl., chiefly services’
PALETTE a spatula …1968 Amer. dial.
PANCAKE TURNER a spatula; instrument used to turn over frying food …1847 Amer. dial.
PAP FEEDER a spoon …M19 sl.
THIBLE a smooth stick or spatula, used for stirring broth, porridge, etc. …1790 Eng. dial.


UTERUS – NOUNS
– the uterus MATRIX 16C
– the uterus; the womb BELLY c1440
– the uterus; the womb BERMOTHER 1527 obs.
– the uterus; the womb VENTER L16


UTMOST – ADJECTIVES
– utmost, highest SUMMOPEROUS 1647 nonce word obs.

UTMOST – NOUNS
– utmost; the best of one’s abilities DEAD-LEVEL BEST 1956 Amer. dial.

UTMOST – PHRASES
– the utmost one can possibly do; one’s very best ONE’S LEVEL BEST 1873 colloq., orig. US

UTMOST – VERBS
– to do one’s utmost, to do one’s best DO ONE’S MAIN c1375 obs.


UTOPIA – NOUNS
– a utopia; a fanciful or ideal realm or domain CLOUD-CUCKOO-LAND 1899 


UTTER (complete) – ADJECTIVES
BODACIOUS complete, thorough, utter, absolute, arrant …1887 Amer. dial.
DEAD complete, utter …E17
DEAD-BANG certain, total, complete, utter …1985 Amer. sl.
DEAD-SET complete, utter …1965 Aust. sl.
EVEN-DOWN sheer, utter, downright, generally used in a bad sense …1786 Sc. & Eng. dial.
RAMSHACKLE difficult to utter or repeat …1923 Sc.
RANK through, utter, extreme …1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
SKIRE utter, absolute …1825 Sc.


UTTER, UTTERANCE, UTTERED (say) – ADJECTIVES
 EFFORCED uttered with effort …1596
 EFFUTITIOUS foolishly uttered …1867 obs.
 
UTTER etc. (say) – NOUNS
 BABELISM noisy confusion of speech; strange utterance …1834
 
UTTER etc. (say) – NOUNS, PERSON
 TONGUER a speaker, a talker, an utterer …1822 
 
UTTER etc. (say) – VERBS
 BELL to utter loudly, to bellow forth …1596
 BEQUEATH to say, to utter, to express in words …c1000 obs.
 BESPOUT to utter, say, or recite with pompous elocution …1857
 BREAK BREATH to utter a sound …Bk1911 Sc.
 CARP to utter, to say, to tell …1350 obs.
 CAST to utter words; to heave a sigh …a1300 obs.
 CHIP to utter a word; to speak; to talk …1887 Amer. sl.
 COUGH UP to utter; to disclose …1393 obs.
 DEEM to pronounce, to proclaim, to celebrate, to announce, to declare; to tell, to say, to utter …a1000 obs.
– EGURGITATE to utter phrases …1709, humorous usage, rare
 GARRULATE to say or speak with garrulity; to talk nonstop; to utter in a chattering manner …1656 obs. rare
 LANCE to throw out a tale, words, etc.; to utter …a1300 obs.
 LAY TONGUE TO to think of to say, to speak, to utter …1884 Amer. dial.
 NAME to utter a word; to say …1588 obs.
 NOSE to utter or sing nasally …a1643 obs.
 NURN to utter, say, to speak, to discourse …a1300 obs.
 OUTEN to utter, to say …1951 Amer. dial.
 PULE to utter in a whining or querulous tone …M16 now Sc. & literary
 QUETCH to utter a sound; usually in negative clauses …1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 QUITCH to utter a sound; usually in negative clauses …1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 RABBLE to utter words or speech in a rapid confused manner; to speak or read in this fashion …a1400 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 RAP OUT to utter, to ‘let off’ sharply, vigorously, or suddenly, esp. an oath; to speak angrily and quickly; to use bad language …1541
 SKIRL to sing, utter, play, etc. in loud and shrill tones …1786 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 SNORT to utter in a contemptuous or annoyed manner
 SUP UP to utter indistinctly, to mutter, to mumble …1581 obs.
 TAKE OUT to give expression to; to utter …1678 obs.
 TAKE UP to begin or commence an action; to begin to utter or raise laughter, lamentation, etc. …c1400 obs.
 TALE to say, to speak, to utter, to tell …c1205 obs.
 TWITTLE to utter idly, to chatter, to babble …1577 obs.
 UP AND SAY to begin an utterance …1880s African-American sl.
– UPBRAY to give utterance to …c1600 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
​- VOCABULIZE to utter, speak, say; to put into words …1873 rare
– YABBER to say or utter in a confused or garbled manner; to rattle off …1808 Sc.
– YABBLE to say or utter in a confused or garbled manner; to rattle off …1808 Sc.
 YALP to utter with a strident or harsh voice …1567 chiefly Eng. dial.
 YARK to utter spasmodically; to ‘jerk out’ words; to start a song, etc. …1604 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
 YEIE to utter in a loud voice; to call out; to announce for sale in a loud voice …a1225 obs.
 YELP to call out loudly or shrilly, to utter …c1400 obs.
 YERK to utter spasmodically; to ‘jerk out’ words; to start a song, etc. …1604 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
 YIRM;  YURM to whine, to complain; to utter low cries; to ask questions in a querulous tone …1832 Sc.


UTTERLY – ADVERBS
ABSOBLOODYLUTELY absolutely, utterly …1914 UK sl.
ABSOBALLYLUTELY absolutely, utterly …1914 UK sl.
BODACIOUSLY greatly, utterly, completely, thoroughly …1840 Amer. dial.
 CATAWAMPIOUSLY adv. utterly, completely …1836 Amer. dial. obs.
 CATAWAMPOUS utterly, completely …1940 Amer. dial. obs.
 CATAWAMPOUSLY utterly, vigorously, completely; fiercely, eagerly, violently  …1834 Amer. sl.
 CATAWAMPTIOUSLY utterly, vigorously, completely; fiercely, eagerly, violently  …1857 Amer. sl.
DEAD-ASS utterly; absolutely; usually considered vulgar …1971 Amer. sl.
DEAD-BANG completely, utterly, totally, absolutely … 1919 Amer. police usage
DEAD-SET completely, utterly …1947 Aust. sl.
DEAD TO THE CURB completely, utterly, comprehensively …1950s African-American sl.
EVEN-DOWN downright, thoroughly, completely, utterly, absolutely …1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently …1928 Amer. dial.
FROM HELL TO BUSH completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently …1928 Amer. dial.
OUT-AND-OUT completely, absolutely, utterly …L18
REGULAR quite, utterly, very …1851 Eng. dial.