Reverse Dictionary: WALL – WAQ


WALL – ADJECTIVES
– IMMURATE immured; enclosed in walls or as in walls; imprisoned, confined  …1593 obs.
– VALLATED surround by a wall …1888 rare
– WALL-FAST secure within walls …1593 obs.
 
WALL, WALLED – ADJECTIVES
– BOXED sheltered, walled in …Bk1911 Sc.
 
WALL etc. – NOUNS
– ALBERT HALL a wall …Brit. rhyming sl.
– BALANCE WALL a stone wall or fence …1931 Amer. dial.
– BALANCED WALL a stone wall or fence …1931 Amer. dial.
– BASTIMENT a building, a wall …1679 obs.
– DIKE a wall made either of stones, turf, etc. …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– IMMURE something that immures; a wall …1606 obs. rare
– OBVALLATION a surrounding with a trench or wall …1658 obs. rare
– PANE a section or length of a wall or fence …c1380 obs.
– RICKLE-DIKE a wall of stones …Bk1904 Sc.
– SCANTLING the juncture of a wall with the roof of a house …Bk1904 Sc.
– THRALLING a wall which formed a barrier …1846 Eng. dial. obs.
– VALLATION a ridge, wall, or bank of earth thrown up as a defense or protection; an earthwork or fortification of this nature …1664 rare
– VALLIE rampart, wall …1602 obs.
– WALLURE walls collectively …c1475 obs. rare
– YARD-DIKE a garden wall …1595 obs.
– YARD-DYKE a garden wall …1714 Sc.
 
WALL etc. – VERBS
– IMMURAL to wall in …1662 obs.
– IMMURE to shut up or enclose within walls; to imprison; to confine as in a prison or fortress …1588
– IMMURE  to wall in, to surround with a wall or walls; to fortify …1598 obs.
– OBVALLATE to surround with a wall or entrenchment …1623 obs. rare


WALLET – NOUNS
– BILLBOOK a pocketbook …1895 Amer. dial.
– BILLFOLD a pocketbook to carry folded paper money; a wallet …1950 Amer. dial.
– BILLFOLDER a pocketbook to carry folded paper money; a wallet …1909 Amer. dial.
– BUDGET a pouch or wallet; a package, a bundle …1818 Amer. dial.
– DUMMY a pocketbook …1785 sl.
– GABERLUNZIE a wallet or bag carried by beggars …1808 Sc. obs.
– HANGER a wallet protruding from a pocket or purse, thus ripe for pickpocketing …1920s US criminals’ sl.
– MAIL a bag, pack, or wallet; a travelling bag …c1205
– MONK BAG a small leather wallet or purse worn around the neck, tucked out of sight …1841 Amer. sl., chiefly nautical
– MONKEY BAG a small leather wallet or purse worn around the neck, tucked out of sight …1847 Amer. sl., chiefly nautical
– OKEY a wallet, esp. its contents …c1934 criminals’ sl. UK rhyming sl. for ‘poke’ (okey-doke)
– OKEY-DOKE a wallet, esp. its contents …1961 UK rhyming sl. for ‘poke’
– POGUE a bag or purse; a wallet …1812 criminals’ sl.
– POKE a wallet, pocket, or purse …1859 Amer. sl.
– READER a wallet or pocket-book …17C criminals’ sl.
– SKIN a pocketbook, wallet, etc. …1790 Amer. sl.


WALLOP – NOUNS
QUILT a blow, a wallop …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
TALLIWAP a stroke, a hard blow, a whack, a wallop …a1825 Sc.


WALLOW – VERBS
WAMBLE of persons and animals: to roll about, to wriggle, to writhe, to slither, to wallow …1733 Sc. 


WALNUT – NOUNS
– BANNUT the walnut; also applied to the growing tree itself …1790 Eng. dial.
– BARK the hull of a walnut …1941 Amer. dial.
– BOY’S BRITCHES the kernel of a walnut …1940 Amer. dial.
– KERNEL the hard shell of a walnut …1986 Amer. dial.
– NOGAL a walnut tree; a walnut …1869 Amer. dial.
– RIND the thick outside covering of a walnut …1967 Amer. dial.
– SCAPE the shell of a walnut …1863 Eng. dial.
– SHUCK the hard shell of a nut, esp. of a walnut or hickory nut …1837 Amer.
– STUNLAW walnuts …Bk1904 back-slang
– WALNUT-BRUSHING the picking of walnuts; a walnut crop …1902 Eng. dial.
– WALSH-NUT a walnut …1368-9 obs.
 
WALNUT – NOUNS, PERSON
– WALNUT-BRUSHER one who picks walnuts …1902 Eng. dial.
 
WALNUT – VERBS
– BAD to remove the outer green husk from walnuts …1790 Eng. dial.
– BOD to remove the outer green husk from walnuts …1790 Eng. dial.
– RASSLE to brush ripe walnuts from off the tree …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCAPE of walnuts: to shell …Bk1904 Eng. dial.


WALRUS – NOUNS
ROSMARINE the walrus …1590 obs.


WAN – ADJECTIVES
– CALLOW pale, wan …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DEAD of the face: deadly pale, wan …c1386 obs.
– HAW discoloured, livid, pale, wan …c1420 Sc.
– LEW weak; also, of a leaden or pale colour; pale, wan …c1325 Eng. dial.
– PALLESCENT growing or becoming pale; rather pale; pallid, wan …1657 rare
– TALLOW-HUED as pale as tallow, wan …B1900
– WANNIE;  WANNY wan, pallid …1555 obs.


WAND – NOUNS
GAD a rod or wand; a fishing rod; also, a stake or stout stick …1535 Eng. dial.
VERGE a rod, wand, or stick …1897 rare


WANDER, WANDERER, WANDERING – ADJECTIVES
– ABERRANT wandering away or straying from a defined path; hence, diverging or deviating from any moral standard …1848
– AMPLIVAGOUS wandering widely or at large; having a large sphere of action …1731 obs.
– CIRCUMFORANEOUS wandering from place to place, as from market to market or house to house; strolling about, vagrant …1650 now rare or obs.
– DANDERING wandering, sauntering …1773 Sc.
– EGREGIOUS wandering from the flock …1873 nonce use
– EXTRAVAGANT wandering out of bounds; straying, roaming, vagrant …1604 obs.
– FIDDLE-FOOTED restless, given to wandering, gadding about …1941 Amer. dial.
– GADABOUT wandering; given to roving or gadding …1817
– GADDY given to wandering or roving about …1637 obs. rare
– GADLING wandering …1594 obs.
– GANG-THERE-OUT vagrant, wandering …1816 Sc. 
– HAIKIN’ wandering, idle, worthless; gossiping from house to house …1836 Sc.
– LAND-LOPING;  LAND-LOUPING wandering, roving, vagabond …1577 obs. exc. Sc.
– MAIZY;  MAZEY;  MAZY wandering, uneasy, unsettled; semi-conscious, wandering in one’s mind …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MONTIVAGANT wandering on the mountains …1656 obs. rare
– MONTIVAGOUS wandering up and down the hills and mountains …1658 obs.
– MUNDIVAGANT wandering about the world, roaming through the world …1656 obs.
– NEMORIVAGANT wandering in the woods ..1656 rare
– NEMORIVAGOUS wandering in woods or groves …1721 rare
– NOCTIVAGANT wandering in the night …c1620
– OMNIVAGANT wandering or roaming everywhere or in all directions …1656
– ON THE GAD constantly running or wandering about …1863 Eng. dial.
– ON THE RAKE wandering idly around …1967 Sc.
– ON THE WALLABY on tramp; wandering about on foot, whether in search of work or aimlessly as a vagrant …1869
– ON THE WALLABY TRACK on tramp; wandering about on foot, whether in search of work or aimlessly as a vagrant …1890
– PADDLING walking; wandering aimlessly …1828 Sc.
– PALMERING wandering; walking feebly …1816 Sc.
– PLANETICOSE given to wandering or roaming …1849 nonce word
– RAIKIN wandering …1818 Sc.
– RAMBLE-HEADED of a wandering, giddy disposition …a1761 obs. rare
– RUN-ABOUT wandering, restless …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– SOLIVAGANT wandering about alone; characterized by going alone …1641
– SOLIVAGOUS wandering alone …1727 rare
– TAIVERT wandering, exhausted with work, fatigued …1879 Sc.
– UPON THE GAD constantly running or wandering about …c1815
– VAGABONDIAL roaming, wandering, vagabondish …1615 obs.
– VAGABONDICAL roaming, wandering, vagabondish …1576 rare
– VAGABUNDICAL roaming, wandering …1576 rare
– VAGANT wandering, roaming, roving; travelling or moving from place to place; having no settled home or abiding place …1382 obs.
– VAGARIOUS wandering, roaming, roving …1882
– VAGOUS vagrant or vague; departing from or exceeding just or ordinary bounds; irregular, inordinate; unsettled, wandering …1660 obs.
– VAGRAL vagrant, wandering …1899 Sc.
– VAGRARIOUS vagrant, wandering …1795 nonce word obs.
– VAGRATE vagrant, wandering; nomadic …1619 obs.
– VAGROM vagrant, vagabond, wandering …1599
– VAIG wandering, roaming; quickly swept away …1791 Sc. obs.
– WAFF of animals: strayed, wandering, ownerless …1711 Sc.
– WAFF of persons: vagrant, wandering, homeless, footloose …1725 Sc.
– WAFFER strayed, wandering …1789 Sc. obs.
– WAIF stray, wandering, homeless …c1730 Sc.
– WAITH wandering, roaming …1710 Sc. obs.
– WALKING leading a wandering life, vagrant, strolling …1490 obs.
– WANCRAUNT given to wandering …1422 obs. rare
– WANDERABLE that one can wander in …1906 nonce word
 
WANDER etc. – NOUNS
– ABERRATION a wandering away; a straying; a deviation or divergence from the straight or recognized path …1615
– BANGLING a hanging about, wandering idly …1894 Eng. dial.
– DANDERING a wandering, a stroll …1828 Sc.
– EVAGATION a wandering of the mind, thoughts, etc. …c1425 obs.
– EVAGATION the act of wandering; a rambling, roving; a departing from a specified locality, prescribed course, etc. …1691
– EXTRAVAGANCY a wandering beyond bounds or out of one’s course; vagrancy …a1616 obs.
– EXTRAVAGATION a wandering beyond due or prescribed limits …1611
– FAR-ABOUT a digression, a wandering …1639 obs.
– OBERRATION a straying or wandering about …1658 obs. rare
– ODYSSEY a long series of wanderings to and fro; a long adventurous journey …1889
– RAMATRACKS purposeless wandering …20C Ulster sl.
– SCAMP idle wandering, roaming about …1866 Sc.
– VAGANCY a wandering or strolling …1641 obs. rare
– VAGARY a wandering or devious journey or tour; a roaming about or abroad; an excursion, ramble, stroll …1577 obs.
– VAGATION the act of wandering, straying, or departing from the proper or regular course;  a wandering, rambling, or roaming …c1340 obs.
– WAITH that which is stray and unclaimed; flotsam and jetsam; a wandering, a straying …1838 Sc. obs.
– WANDERMENT the act of wandering …1597 obs. rare
 
WANDER etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– AUWANA a gadabout; a wanderer …1938 Hawaii
– BANDONEES horseless tramps, wanderers …Bk1890 Eng. dial.
– BIRD OF PASSAGE a person never long in one place; a wanderer, a tramp, a vagrant …1895 sl.
– BUTTERFLY one given to wandering …1890
– EARTH-PLANET a fugitive, a wanderer …1591 nonce word obs.
– EXTRAVAGANT a person who strays or wanders from a place; a vagrant, a wanderer …1583 obs.
– FIDDLE-FOOT a person who wanders …1944 Amer. dial.
– GADABOUT one who wanders or roves, esp. from motives of curiosity or gossip …1837
– GAD-ABROAD one who wanders or roves, esp. from motives of curiosity or gossip …1810 obs.
– GADDER one who wanders or roves, esp. from motives of curiosity or gossip; a gadabout, a busybody, a gossip; a talkative person; an idle woman … 1550
– GADDER-ABOUT one who wanders or roves, esp. from motives of curiosity or gossip … 1568 obs.
– GADDER-ABROAD one who wanders or roves, esp. from motives of curiosity or gossip … 1577 obs.
– GAD-FLY a person who is constantly wandering or roving about …1614 obs.
– GADLING a wanderer, a wayfarer, a vagabond …a1542 obs.
– GAE-THROUGH-LAND a wanderer; a vagabond or vagrant; a pilgrim; an exile …Bk1888 Sc.
– GANGAREL a wandering person, one who strolls from place to place, a vagabond …1825 Sc.
– GANGERAL;  GANGEREL(L);  GANGRIL(L) a wandering beggar; a vagrant, a vagabond, tramp; a wanderer, a walker; a peddler …a1450
– GANGRAL a wandering person; a vagabond …1530 arch. & Eng. dial.
– GANGREL a wandering beggar; a vagrant, a vagabond, tramp; a wanderer, a walker; a peddler …a1450
– GEDLING a wanderer, a traveller; a roamer …a1542 obs.
– HAIK a person or animal in the habit of wandering idly from place to place, out of curiosity or with the idea of scrounging; generally applied opprobriously to a woman …1825 Sc.
– HAIKER a person or animals in the habit of wandering idly from place to place, out of curiosity or with the idea of scrounging; generally applied opprobriously to a woman …1866 Sc.
– HERE-AND-THEREIAN a person with no permanent place of residence; one who moves about from place to place; a wanderer …1701 humorous nonce word
– HIDE-I’-THE-HEATHER a wanderer, a tramp …1898 Sc.
– JAVEL a low or worthless fellow; a rascal, a vagabond; a wandering, dirty fellow; a tramp …a1300 obs.
– NOCTIVAGANT one who wanders by night …1633 rare
– NOCTIVAGATOR one who walks or wanders by night; a night-walker …1640 obs.
– RAIK a roving, gadabout person or animal; one who wanders about from place to place in search of gossip or entertainment …1825 Sc.
– RAK one who wanders or roams about idly …1908 Sc.
– RAKE one who wanders about in an aimless manner; a lounger, an idle person …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAKER a vagabond, a wanderer, a rover …1866 Sc.
– RANGER a rover, a wanderer …1593
– RIDGE RUNNER a person who wanders from place to place, esp. someone on the prowl …1930 Amer. dial.
– ROLL-ABOUT a wanderer …1893 rare
– SCAFF a person who habitually wanders about idly …Bk1904 Sc.
– SHAUGHRAUN a wandering person, a vagrant; also, an itinerant state …L19 Irish & Can. dial.
– SOLIVAGANT one who wanders about alone …1621
– TANTREL(L) an idle, unsettled person, who will not fix to any employment; a desultory wanderer or vagabond; hence, a gypsy …Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– TANTRIL an idle person, esp. a girl; a wanderer; a vagrant, a person of vagabond habits; a gypsy …1684 Eng. dial. 
– THISTLE-DOWN children apt to wander; esp. on moor or heath …1909 Anglo-Irish
– TINKER a wanderer …Sc., Irish
– VAGAUNT a vagrant; a wanderer …Bk1855 obs.
– VAGER an idle stroller or wanderer; a vagrant; one who rambles idly or without good reason …1646 Scot.
– VAGRANT one who wanders or roams about; a person who leads a wandering life; a rover; a wandering rogue, a strolling vagabond …c1590
– VAGUER an idle stroller or wanderer; a vagrant; a footloose person, a gadabout; esp. historically, one who strolled about the streets during church service …a1600 Sc. 
– VAIG a wanderer; a vagabond; an idle person …1833 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– VAIGER a wanderer, a rover, a vagrant …1775 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– VALGERER one who wanders about …Bk1982 Jewish
– WAISTREL a person of vagabond life; an idle wanderer …Bk1878 Eng. dial.
– WALLEYDRAG;  WALLIDRAG a wanderer, a wastrel …1790 Sc.
– WALLEYDRAIGLE;  WALLY-DRAIGLE a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WALLIE-TRAGLE a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WALLY-DREG a worthless, slovenly person, esp. a woman; a wastrel; a wanderer …1790 Sc.
– WANDERLUSTER a person having an eager desire or fondness for wandering or travelling …1927
 
WANDER etc. – VERBS
– ABERR to wander off, to go astray, to diverge from a recognized path …1536 obs.
– ACHE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– AIK to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– AKE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Eng. dial.
– ASS AROUND to fool around, to loiter, to waste time; to wander aimlessly; to be idle; to act irresponsibly; to trifle …1914 Amer. sl.
– ASSHOLE AROUND to loaf; to trifle; to wander idly about; to waste time …1968 Amer. sl.
– ASSLE AROUND to loaf, to wander idly about …1920 Amer. sl.
– AUWANA to wander about aimlessly; to go by walking …1938 Hawaii
– BANDY to wander or roam about …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEAT AROUND to potter, to trifle, to loaf or idle; to gad about; to wander aimlessly …1960 Amer. dial.
– BOGUE to wander, to walk aimlessly; to trudge; to move slowly …1775 Amer. dial.
– BOOM AROUND to move from place to place, to wander …1967 Amer. dial.
– BROGUE to walk, to hike, to trudge; to wander or go about aimlessly …1883 Amer. dial.
– BROGUE AROUND to wander about …1954 Amer. dial.
– BROOZE AROUND to wander about idly …1880 Amer. dial.
– BROUGE AROUND to wander about idly …1927 Amer. dial.
– BROWSE to wander about idly; to loaf, to dawdle …1965 Amer. dial.
– BROWSE AROUND to wander about idly; to loaf, to dawdle …1884 Amer. dial.
– BRUISE ALONG to wander about idly …1952 Amer. dial.
– BRUISE AROUND to wander about idly …1855 Amer. dial.
– BUM to knock about; to wander around, to loaf …1883 US colloq.
– BUM AROUND to wander around …Bk1990 Amer. sl.
– DACKER to go about in a sauntering, idle way; to wander …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DAIVER to wander aimlessly; to go out of one’s way from stupor; to wander in mind, to become stupid; to tarry …1813 Sc.
– DANDER to stroll, to saunter, to walk aimlessly, idly, or uncertainly; to wander …1728 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DANER to stroll, to saunter, to wander; to trifle, to misspend one’s time; to hobble …1727 Sc.
– DANNER to stroll, to saunter, to wander; to trifle, to misspend one’s time; to hobble …1727 Sc.
– DAUNDER to stroll, to saunter, to walk aimlessly, idly, or uncertainly; to wander …1727 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DAVER to wander aimlessly; to go out of one’s way from stupor; to wander in mind, to become stupid; to tarry …1813 Sc.
– DONDER to stroll, to saunter, to wander; to trifle, to misspend one’s time; to hobble …1727 Eng. dial.
– DOVER to wander aimlessly or confusedly; to walk unsteadily …E19 Sc.
– DROODLE to wander aimlessly; to laze around …20C US sl.
– DWELE to wander, to go astray; to err, to be deluded …c900 obs.
– EGAR to stray, to wander, to go astray …1584 obs. rare
– EXTRAVAGANT to wander away; to stray …1656 obs. rare
– EXTRAVAGATE to wander away, to stray …1600
– EXTRAVAGATE to wander at large; to roam at will …1766
– GAD to go wandering in desire or thought …1579 rare
– GAITLE to wander idly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GANDER to wander aimlessly, or with a foolish air like that of a gander …1822 Eng. dial.
– GANNER to wander about aimlessly or in the foolish-looking manner of a gander …822 Sc.
– GAPE to idle, to wander …1966 US sl.
– GAPE-STICK to stare, to gape, to wander listlessly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.  
– GET A FIT OF THE GAD to have a fit of aimless wandering …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GO GANDERHEADING ABOUT to wander aimlessly about …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GOPHER to wander around, to potter about …1958 Amer. dial.
– HAAK;  HAIG;  HAIK;  HAKE to wander about aimlessly and idly; to loiter, to lounge; to hang about with intent to eavesdrop; to sneak …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HAINGLE to go about in a feeble, languid way; to hang about, to loiter, to wander about aimlessly …1804 Sc.
– HAVE A GAD-FLY to be fond of wandering or roving about …1591 obs.
– HAVE SHOES MADE OF RUNNING LEATHER to be given to wandering; to move restlessly from place to place; to be a roamer or rover …1575 obs.
– ITINERATE to journey or travel from place to place; to wander …1600-9
– KAAIKE to stare vacantly; to wander listlessly …1854 Eng. dial.
– KADOODLE to hang around, to frequent, to wander about …L19 US sl.
– KNOCK AROUND to wander; to travel aimlessly …M19 sl., orig. US
– LALL to lounge, to loiter, to wander about aimlessly …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– MAUNDER to wander about in a confused, aimless, or melancholy fashion; to miss one’s way; to walk unsteadily; to act in a helpless, imbecile manner …1819 Eng. dial.
– MAZE to wander as if stupefied …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAZLE;  MAZZLE to wander aimlessly about; to trifle; to do anything unskilfully …1747 Eng. dial.
– MOSEY to wander or shuffle about leisurely; to stroll; to saunter: often followed by ‘along’, ‘about’, etc …1820 Amer.
– OBAMBULATE to walk about; to wander hither and thither …1614 rare
– PAD to walk; to wander …M17 sl.
– PADDLE to walk, esp. to walk slowly or with short steps; to totter, to toddle; to wander about …1792
– PAD IT to walk; to wander …M17 sl.
– PAIDLE to walk, esp. to walk slowly or with short steps; to totter, to toddle; to wander about …1808 Sc.
– PALAVER to go around; to wander about …1970s Black British usage
– PALMER to wander about like a palmer or vagrant; to go about idly from place to place; to saunter about …1807 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– PANDER to wander or idle about in a silly, purposeless fashion, from one place to another …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PERAGRATE to wander through the country; to rove about; to travel over or through …1542 rare
– PERERRATE to wander up and down …1623 obs. rare
– PERUSE to wander, to saunter, to prowl; to walk in a leisurely manner; to make one’s way …1853 Amer. dial.
– PESTICATE to wander idly; to prowl about …1916 Amer. dial.
– PILF to wander about idly, to loaf, to loiter …1919 Amer. dial.
– PILFER to wander about idly, to loaf, to loiter …1919 Amer. dial.
– PILFER AROUND to loaf, to loiter, to wander about idly …1974 Amer. dial.
– PISSANT AROUND to mess about; to loiter, to wander aimlessly …1945 Aust. sl.
– RAIK to go, to proceed, to make one’s way; to walk, to stroll, to wander …c1340 obs.
– RAIL to go about, to wander, to roam …c1400 obs. rare
– RAK to wander, to roam …1967 Sc.
– RAKE to go or wander about, to roam, to stray, to ramble; to stroll about idly; to gad about …a1023 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RALLY to wander back and forwards in a restless, disorderly manner …1866 Sc.
– RANGLE to rove, to wander, to stray …1567 obs.
– RANK to wander …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAVEL to wander about aimlessly …1880 Eng. dial.
– ROAM AROUND LIKE A LOST SHEEP to wander aimlessly …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– SACKLE to loiter; to wander idly about …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAFF to wander about in an idle manner; to roam around …1866 Sc.
– SCAMANDER of persons: to wander about, to take devious or winding course …M19 sl.
– SCAMP to wander about idly, to roam …Bk1904 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCATTERLOFISTICATE to wander aimlessly, at haphazard; to range over a country; to travel …B1900 western sl.
– SCAVEN to wander aimlessly about; to loiter …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCLAMBER;  SCLAMMER;  SKLAMMER to wander about in idleness …1832 Sc.
– SCOOT to go about in a lazy, idle manner; to wander about …BK1904 Sc.
– SHAG to make off; to wander aimlessly; to traipse …1851 sl.
– SPATIATE to walk about, to stroll; to wander, roam, rove, or ramble …1626
– STRAVAIG to wander about aimlessly …L18 orig. & chiefly Sc., Irish. & N. Eng. dial.
– STROLLOP to wander about …20C Amer. dial.
– SWAN to wander, to drift, to amble …L19 sl.
– SWAN ABOUT;  SWAN AROUND to wander blithely and carelessly without a care in the world …1940s sl., orig. military usage …1940s sl.
– TAIVER to wander; to delay …1876 Sc.
– TRAFFIC to wander, to move idly about …1913 Amer. dial.
– TRAFFIC ABOUT to wander, to move idly about …1913 Amer. dial.
– TRAMPOOSE to tramp, to trudge, to walk or wander about; to traverse …1725 Amer. dial.
– VAGABONDIZE to live, wander, or go about as, or in the manner of, a vagabond; to roam or travel in a free, idle, unconstrained, or unconventional manner; to play the vagabond …1611
– VAGARY to wander or roam …1598 obs.
– VAGE;  VAIG to wander about idly; to roam in an aimless way; to stroll; to gad about …1701 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– VAGUE to wander; to range, to roam; to ramble idly or as a vagrant …c1425 Sc. now rare or. obs.
– VENDER to wander …1866 Sc.
– WAFF to wander about in an idle manner …1866 Sc.
– WAFF ABOUT to wander in an idle manner …Bk1905 Sc.
– WAGGER to wander, to have no settled abode …c1380 obs.
– WAITH to wander …Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– WAIVE to wander, to stray …c1350 obs.
– WAKE to wander …1802 Sc. obs.
– WALK to go from place to place; to journey, to wander …a1000 obs.
– WALLABY to wander around …1900s Aust. sl.


WANDERLUST – NOUNS
GANGING FIT wanderlust …1721 Sc.


WANE, WANING – NOUNS
DECRESCENCE a waning state or condition ..1872 rare
DWINE decline, wane …1820 arch.

WANE etc. – VERBS
DECREW to decrease, to wane …1596 obs. rare


WANGLE, WANGLING – NOUNS
FINAGLE an instance of wangling or chicanery …1941 Amer. dial.

WANGLE etc. – VERBS
FANIGGLE to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means …1930s Amer. dial.
FINAGLE to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means; to get or achieve by trickery, craftiness, or persuasion …1922 Amer. dial.
FINAGLE AROUND to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means …1930 Amer. dial.


WANT, WANTED, WANTING – ADJECTIVES
– AMISSING missing, wanting …L16 chiefly Sc.
– DESIDERATE desired, longed for, wanted; desirable …1640 obs.
– FEEBLE wanting in resources; ill-supplied, …c1314 obs.
– NACE pitiable, destitute, in great and abject want …1795 Sc.
– SUFFRETOUS needy, in want, miserable …c1450 obs.
– WANTFUL full of wants; needing, exacting …1889
 
WANT etc. – NOUNS
– ALUM, THE precisely what is wanted …1879 Amer. sl.
– BAUCHNESS want, defect of any kind, indifference …1727 Sc.
– CARENCY the state of being without; wantingness, want …1655 obs. rare
– DEFAULT lack of food or other necessaries; want, poverty …c1290 obs.
– DEFAULT absence of something wanted; want, lack, scarcity of …a1300 obs. or arch.
– FAULT deficiency, lack, scarcity, want of; want of food or necessaries …a1300 obs.
– INLACKING want, deficiency …1775 Sc. obs.
– JUST THE JOB something which is wanted or needed …1943 sl.
– MANK a deficiency, a want, a lack …1500-20 Sc. obs.
– NACENESS want, destitution …1913 Sc.
– NECESSITY want of a thing …c1460 obs.
– READER a ‘wanted’ poster …M19 criminals’ sl.
– SCARCEHEED scarcity, want …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SHOT, THE something that is wanted or needed …1953 Aust. sl.
– SUFFRETE want, need …c1430 obs.
– TICKET, THE something which is wanted or needed …1838 sl.
– WANE want, lack, shortage, absence of …c888 obs.
– WANE need, want, poverty …a1100 obs.
 
WANT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– LACK-ALL one who is in want of everything …1850
 
WANT etc. – PHRASES
– BREAK ME OFF A PIECE I want some, give me some …1980s sl., orig. African-American
– WANTED AS MUCH AS A DOG WANTS A SIDE-POCKET applied to one who wants or desires something he doesn’t need …1788 sl.
– WANTED AS MUCH AS A TOAD WANTS A SIDE-POCKET applied to one who wants or desires something he doesn’t need …1785 sl.
 
WANT etc. – VERBS
– BEET to relieve, to help, to aid, to assist a person in need or trouble; to supply the wants of …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BE FAST FOR to be in want of …1863 Eng. dial.
– BEHOOVE to have use for or need of; to require; to be in want of …c890 obs.
– BEHOVE to have use for or need of; to require; to be in want of …c890 obs.
– DEFAULT to be wanting; to fail …c1340 obs.
– DESIDERATE to desire with a sense of want or regret; to feel a desire or longing for; to feel the want of; to desire, to want, to miss …1646 obs.
​- DIE FOR to want …1709
– FANCY to want …1598
– FAULT to stand in need of; to lack, to want; to be deficient in …1377 obs.
– FEEL FOR to want, to like …1907 Amer. dial.
– FEEL TO to want, to desire; to want to, to feel inclined to do something …1837 Amer. dial.
– GASP FOR to want …c1586
– ITCH FOR to want …a1225
– MANK to want, to long for …Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– WANT to fail to do something; to be wanting in one’s endeavours …1426 obs.
– WANT SOMETHING YESTERDAY to want something as quickly as possible …1970s sl.
– WHISTLE FOR SOMETHING to want something in vain …1605
– YEN FOR to want …1906 sl.


WANTON, WANTONLY, WANTONNESS – ADJECTIVES
– AMATORIOUS inclined to love; wanton …1746
– CADGIE in good spirits, gay, cheerful, sportive, wanton …1725 Sc.
– CADGY wanton, lustful; amorous …a1724 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– CADYE wanton, lascivious …1552 Sc. obs.
– CAGEY;  in good spirits, gay, cheerful, sportive, wanton …1725 Sc.
– CRACKISH of women only: wanton, promiscuous …L17 colloq.
– FAST immoral; wanton; easily encouraged to participate in sexual activity; dissipated …18C
– FLY flirtatious or sexually promiscuous; wanton …1880 US sl.
– GIGGISH lively, flighty, wanton, trifling, silly, foolish …1523
– HANBY wanton, unruly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HANTY wanton, unruly; full of spirit, mettlesome; excited, frisky (generally used of horses) …1721 Eng. dial.
– HIDDIE-GIDDIE confused, giddy, wanton …1450-70 Sc.
– HAUNTY unruly, wanton, restive …1671 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– KEADY wanton …Bk1902 Sc.
– KEDGY wanton, lascivious …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LACHES loose, lewd, wanton …c1425 obs.
– LASCIVIENT wanton, lascivious …1653 obs.
– LASCIVE lascivious, wanton …1647 obs. rare
– LIGHT lewd, wanton …14C
– LIGHT-HEELED wanton; pert. to a sexually loose woman …E17
– LOOSE wanton, lewd, sexually loose and legally unattached …L15
– LOOSE-BODIED of women: wanton …L17 sl.
– LOOSE-ENDED of women: wanton …L17 sl.
– LOOSE IN THE HAFT wanton …19C Brit. sl.
– LOOSE IN THE HILT wanton …19C Brit. sl.
– LOOSE IN THE RUMP of women: wanton …19C Brit. sl.
– LOOSE-LEGGED wanton; sexually promiscuous …L16 sl.
– LOOSE-TAILED of bad character; wanton; unchaste; wanting in self-restraint …1598 obs.
– LOOSE-TWISTED lewd, wanton …B1900 Eng. dial.
– LUBRIC lascivious, wanton, lewd …1490 obs.
– LUSCIOUS of tales, conversation, writing, etc.: gratifying to lascivious tastes, voluptuous, wanton …1614 obs.
– NAUNTY wanton, licentious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NESH easily yielding to temptation; inclined to lust or wantonness …c1000 obs.
– PETULCOUS wanton; frisky; lustful; fractious; wantonly aggressive, butting …1661 obs. rare
– PORNERASTIC fond of wanton women; lascivious, lustful, licentious; addicted to harlotry, whoremongering …1870
– PROUD BELOW THE NAVEL amorous, or wanton …1629 colloq.
– RADGY lewd, wanton …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– RAGE mad, raging; wanton …a1300 obs.
– RAMMISH of persons or animals: headstrong, impetuous, rash, uncontrolled, wanton …1607 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RAMMUCKY dissolute, wanton, depraved …1893 Eng. dial.
– RAMP wild, bold, wanton, unrestrained, rompish; full of rude health and spirits …1713 Sc.
– RANDY wanton, lustful …1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RIGGISH wanton, licentious, whorish …1570 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RIXY wanton, lewd …1746 Eng. dial.
– RONKISH precociously wanton, mischievous …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SALACIOUS lustful, lecherous; sexually wanton …1661
– SHORT-HEELED wanton …1600
– SMICKER wanton, loose, amorous …1606 obs.
– STRUMPET wanton …Bk1904 sl.
– VENERAL given to fleshly wantonness, lascivious, lustful …1623 obs.
– VENERIAN inclined to wantonness; lascivious, lustful …a1400 obs.
– VENERIEN inclined to wantonness; lascivious, lustful …c1386 obs.
– VENERIOUS inclined to wantonness; lascivious, lustful …1547 obs.
– VENEROUS inclined to wantonness; lascivious, lustful …1597 obs.
– WAGGISH wanton, loose …1607 obs.
– WAGTAILED promiscuous, wanton …1656 obs. rare
– WAKEN wanton …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
WANTON etc. – ADVERBS
– CADGILY wantonly …1814 Sc.
– GARISHLY proudly, wantonly …1593 obs.
– LASCIVIENTLY wantonly, lasciviously …1664 obs.
 
WANTON etc. – NOUNS
– CADGINESS wantonness, lasciviousness …1825 Sc.
– GALLOUSNESS mischief, wantonness, love of mischief …1859 Eng. dial.
– GALLOWSNESS mischief, wantonness, perversity, love of mischief …1859 Eng. dial.
– GALLUSNESS mischief, wantonness, love of mischief …1859 Eng. dial.
– IDLENESS wantonness, wickedness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– LASCIVIENCY lasciviousness, wantonness …1664 obs. rare
– PETULCITY offensive forwardness or temerity; friskiness, wantonness …1628 obs.
– RAGE extravagant, riotous, or wanton behaviour; sport, game; jest, jesting talk …c1320 obs.
– RAGERY raging; wantonness; a frolic …c1386 obs.
– RAMAGENESS wantonness, debauchery, dissoluteness …c1440 obs.
– RIGGLAGE wantonness …Bk1903 sl.
– SALACITY lustfulness, lecherousness, sexual wantonness …1605
– WAGGISHNESS wantonness, licentiousness …1591 obs.
– WANTONHEDE wantonness …c1400 obs.
– WANTONS, THE wanton fits, lascivious desires, wantonness …1717 obs. rare
 
WANTON etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABANDONED WOMAN a wanton; a mistress …19C sl.
– AMOROSA a wanton woman; a harlot  …E17
– BABY a wanton; a mistress …L19 sl.
– BAGLE a wanton person; a whore …Bk1891 sl.
– BAKE a wanton boy …Bk1888 obs.
– CADGEL a wanton fellow …1603 Sc. obs.
– CLEAVE a wanton or sexually loose woman; a woman who copulates readily …L18 Brit. sl.
– DICKY-BIRD a wanton …Bk1902 sl.
– FAD-CATTLE easily accessible women; sexually available women; tarts, wantons, mistresses…19C sl. 
– FILLOCK a wanton young girl …c1450 obs.
– FILLY a girl, a wanton…E17
– FLIPPER a wanton young woman; a young prostitute …20C sl.
– FLIRT-GILL a flirtatious or wanton woman …Shakespeare usage
– FLIRTIGIG a giddy, flighty girl; a flirtatious and wanton young woman …1683 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– FLIRTIGIGGS a flirtatious and wanton young woman …L17 Eng. dial. & colloq.
– FLOOSEY;  FLOOSIE;  FLOOSY;  FLOOZIE;  FLUZIE a wanton or promiscuous woman, a sexually loose woman …1902 sl.
– FLOSSIE a wanton or promiscuous woman, a sexually loose woman …E20 sl.
– FLY a wanton woman; a prostitute …L19 Brit. sl.
– GAMMERSTAGS a rude, wanton girl; an idle, loose girl; a foolish girl …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAMMERSTANG a rude, wanton girl; an idle, loose girl; a foolish girl …1788 Eng. dial.
– GAMMERSTEL a rude, wanton girl; an idle, loose girl; a foolish girl …1788 Sc.
– GIB a wanton woman …Bk1886 obs.
– GIGGLE a wanton wench; a loose woman …Bk1886 obs.
– GIGGLER a young woman, esp. a wanton woman, a prostitute …c1698 UK criminals’ sl. 
– GIGLET;  GIGLOT originally, a lewd, wanton woman; a strumpet; a loose or immoral woman; a flirt…a1340 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GIGS a wanton wench; a strumpet …Bk1886 obs.
– GILLEN-FLIRT a flighty girl; a wanton …Bk1886 obs.
– GILL-FLIRT a thoughtless, giddy girl; a flirt, a tease, a wanton; a light or loose woman; a prostitute …1611
– GILLIAN-FLURT a proud, vain woman; a flighty girl; a wanton …1593
– GILLIE a fickle, giddy, flirtatious, loose, or wanton young woman …a1529 obs. exc. Sc.
– GILLIVER a term of reproach to a woman; a promiscuous, loose, or wanton woman …1757 Eng. dial. rare
– GILLOT a loose or wanton woman …1557 obs.
– GILLY a fickle, giddy, flirtatious, or wanton young woman …a1529 obs. exc. Sc.
– GINKER a libertine; a giddy or wanton girl; a prostitute …1706 Sc.
– GIXIE;  GIXY a giddy, frivolous girl; a wench; a lively lass; a wanton woman …1611 obs.
– HARRIGOAD;  HARRY-GAUD a wild, wanton girl or child; a run-about, flighty or good-for-nothing person …1721 Eng. dial.
– HIGHTY-TIGHTY a promiscuous girl; a wanton person …L17 sl.
– HILDING a disreputable slut, a wanton…1592 arch.
– JAY a wanton …1596 sl.
– KATY a wanton person …1535 obs. rare
– KITTOCK a familiar or disrespectful term for a girl or young woman; esp. a woman of loose character; a wanton, an unchaste woman; a mistress, a concubine …c1470 Sc.
– LACED MUTTON a strumpet; a prostitute; a wanton woman …1578 sl. obs.
– LADY-BIRD a lewd or wanton woman …17C sl.
– LEWDSTER a lewd and wanton person …L16
– LIGHT-FRIGATE a woman of loose morals; a wanton; a whore …c1690 Brit. sl.
– LIGHT O’ LOVE a wanton woman …L16
– LIGHT SKIRTS a wanton woman …L16 colloq.
– LOOSE-KIRTLE a woman of loose or bad character; a wanton woman; a prostitute (kirtle = woman’s gown) …1855 archaic
– NAUGHTY-PACK a woman of bad character, a wanton …1530 obs.
– NESCOCK a prostitute; a wanton woman …M17 Brit.
– NESTCOCK a prostitute; a wanton woman …M17 Brit.
– NESTLECOCK a prostitute; a wanton woman …M17 Brit.
– NIT a wanton female …1866 Sc. 
– NITTIE;  NITTY a wanton female …1809 Sc. 
– PARNEL a priest’s concubine or mistress; a harlot; a wanton young woman; an immodest girl; an immoral woman; one lost to all sense of decency; a sexually loose woman; a prostitute …1362 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PUCELLE a slut, a courtesan, a prostitute, a wanton girl …1583 obs.
– RIG a wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– RIGIL a wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– RIG-MUTTON a wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– RIGOL a wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– RIGSBY a wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– SHORT-HEELS a wanton person …1599
– SKIT a vain, frivolous, or wanton woman …1572 chiefly Sc.
– TICKLE-TAIL a loose or wanton woman …c1430 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TWIGGER a vigorous, prolific breeder: originally said of a ewe; hence, an unchaste or lascivious person; a wanton person of either sex; a strumpet, a harlot, a fornicator, a wencher …1594
– UNCHAGHE a foolish or wanton woman …1534 obs.
– VENERIAN a wanton, lascivious, or lustful person …1601 obs.
– VENERIEN a wanton, lascivious, or lustful person …1567 obs.
– WAGTAIL a term of contempt for a profligate or inconstant woman; hence, a wanton woman, a prostitute, a harlot, a courtesan …1592 obs.
– WAG-WANTON a wanton …1601 obs.
– WANTONER a person who acts wantonly or is given to wanton behaviour …1812 rare
– WENCH a prostitute, a wanton woman …14C 
– YOUNG GIG a wanton lass …Bk1737 sl.
 
WANTON etc. – VERBS
– FANFERLUCHE;  FANFRELUCHE to trifle; to act wantonly …1653 obs.
– GALL ONE’S NAVEL to wax wanton …Bk1902 sl.
– LASCIVIATE to sport wantonly; to indulge in unseemly jesting; to give oneself to lasciviousness …1627-77 obs. rare
– RAGE to behave wantonly or riotously; to take one’s pleasure; to play …a1300 obs.
– RIG to play the wanton …Bk1903 sl.
– SMICKER to look amorously or wantonly at or after a person …1668 obs.
– WANTON to make wanton; to lead into extravagances of conduct, living, etc….c1600 obs.
– WANTONIZE to play the wanton; to dally, to sport, to frolic; to indulge in lasciviousness …1592 arch.
– WANTONIZE to make wanton …1598 rare