Reverse Dictionary: WORL – WORS


WORLD – ADJECTIVES
– MUNDICIDIOUS world-destroying; likely or able to destroy the world …1647 obs. rare
– MUNDIVAGANT wandering about the world, roaming through the world …1656 obs.
– SUBMUNDANE existing beneath the world …1832
– ULTRAMUNDANE lying beyond or outside of the world; belonging to things beyond the limits of the solar system …1656
 
WORLD – NOUNS
– ALL LEDE all the people, all the world, everybody …a1300 obs.
– FOREST OF FOOLS, THE the world …1812
– MALISM the doctrine that this world is an evil one …1883
– MIDDLE-ERD the earth, the world …1768 Sc.
– ORB the earth, the world …1601 obs.
– OUTSIDE the world beyond one’s home and domestic life …1960s African-American sl.
– VALE, THIS the world regarded as a place of trouble, sorrow, misery, or weeping …a1400
 
WORLD – NOUNS, PERSON
– BONIST one who believes that the world is good, but not the best possible …1882
– MALIST one who holds the doctrine that this world is an evil one …1882


WORLDLY – ADJECTIVES
EARTHLY-MINDED having the affections fixed on the earth; worldly-minded …1593
EDUCATED sophisticated, worldly …1968 Amer. dial.
NECKLACED extremely sophisticated; worldly …1970s African-American sl.

WORLDLY – NOUNS, PERSON
BECKY SHARP an unscrupulous, worldly young woman …Bk1922
BISCUIT a woman, esp. a worldly or cruel woman …1952 Amer. sl. 
BLADE a young man, witty and worldly …Bk2006 US sl.
MAN OF THE WORLD a worldly or irreligious person …1535

WORLDLY – VERBS
KNOW WHAT’S WHAT to be knowledgeable, competent, worldly …a1553
SEE THE LIONS to have worldly experience; to see remarkable sights…1590


WORLDLY-WISE – ADJECTIVES
CANNY cautious in worldly matters, worldly-wise, shrewd, having a constant eye to the main chance …1816 Sc.
CON WISE extremely sophisticated in the ways of the world based on lessons learned in prison …1912 US sl.


WORLD-WIDE – ADJECTIVES
ECUMENIC belonging to the whole world; universal, general, world-wide …1588
ECUMENICAL belonging to the whole world; universal, general, world-wide …1607
OECUMENIC belonging to the whole world; universal, general, world-wide …1588
OECUMENICAL belonging to the whole world; universal, general, world-wide …1607


WORM – ADJECTIVES
– VERMICULOSE infested with worms …1727 rare
– VERMICULOUS full of worms …1690 rare
 
WORM – NOUNS
– AFRICAN WIGGLER a worm used for bait …1968 Amer. dial.
– ANGLE a worm used in fishing; an earthworm …1889 Eng. dial.
– ANGLE-DOG the earthworm …1867 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– ANGLER WORM an earthworm used as bait for fishing …1896 Amer. dial.
– ANGLE-TWITCH the earthworm …1850 Eng. dial.
– ANGLEWORM an earthworm used as bait for fishing …1832 Amer. dial.
– ANGLING WORM an earthworm used as bait for fishing …1933 Amer. dial.
– BAIT an earthworm …1908 Amer. dial., esp. Black usage
– BAITWORM the common worm used for bait; an earthworm …1949 Amer. dial.
– BANANA WIGGLER a worm used as bait in fishing …1969 Amer. dial.
– BLACKWORM an earthworm …1949 Amer. dial.
– DIRTWORM an earthworm …1968 Amer. dial.
– EACEWORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial. 
– EARTH-GRUB an earthworm …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EARTH-MAD an earthworm …1601 obs. rare
– EARTH-MAWK an earthworm …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EASSE an earthworm …1591 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– EASS-WORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial. 
– EASTERWORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial.
– EASTWORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial. 
– EES-WORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial. 
– ESSE a large earthworm …1730 Eng. dial.
– GROUND BAIT an earthworm …1966 Amer. dial.
– GROUND RATTLER an earthworm …1967 Amer. dial.
– GROUNDWORM an earthworm …1946 Amer. dial.
– GUNTER WORM an earthworm …1949 Amer. dial.
– HAMESTRINGS large earthworms …1949 Amer. dial.
– INGLE-DOG an earthworm …1889 Eng. dial.
– LAND WORM an earthworm …1967 Amer. dial.
– LONG JOHN an earthworm …1986 Amer. dial.
– MAD an earthworm …1586 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– MADDOCK an earthworm …c1400 obs.
– MUDWORM an earthworm …1907 Amer. dial.
– NIGHT CRAWLER an earthworm …1924 Amer. dial.
– NIGHT CREEPER an earthworm …1973 Amer. dial.
– NIGHTHAWK an earthworm …1967 Amer. dial.
– NIGHTHAWKER an earthworm …1967 Amer. dial.
– NIGHT PROWLER an earthworm …1939 Amer. dial.
– NIGHT WALKER an earthworm …1894 Amer. dial.
– NIGHT WIGGLER an earthworm …1986 Amer. dial.
– NIGHTWORM an earthworm …1966 Amer. dial.
– RAINWORM the common earthworm …c1000
– REDWORM an earthworm …1840 Amer. dial.
– RINGLER an earthworm …1968 Amer. dial.
– TAGWORM the earthworm …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WIGGLER an earthworm …US
– WIGGLETAIL earthworm …1970 Amer. dial.
– WIGGLEWORM an earthworm …1896 Amer. dial.
– WIGGLYTAIL earthworm …1970 Amer. dial.
– YES the earthworm …1787 Eng. dial.
– YESH the earthworm …1787 Eng. dial.
– YESS a large earthworm …1730 Eng. dial.
– YIS a large earthworm …1820 Eng. dial.


WORM-EATEN – VERBS
VERMICULATE to become worm-eaten …c1631 obs.


WORN – ADJECTIVES
DOG-EARED worn, creased, and rumpled; shabby, unkempt …19C Amer. sl.
ILL-TRODDEN badly worn …Bk1905 Eng. dial.

WORN – NOUNS
GAIR a bare, worn place on clothes, etc. …1925 Sc.


WORN OUT – ADJECTIVES (also see WEAR OUT)
– ALL IN  exhausted, tired out; worn out; done for …1901 colloq.
– ALL SHOT exhausted, worn out …L19 sl., orig. military
– ALL TO HELL worn-out …19C sl.
– ASS-DRAGGING run-down, worn-out …1990s US sl.
– BEAT-UP damaged; worn out; of unimpressive appearance; completely exhausted …World War II Amer. sl.
– BEDDED dull, heavy, in low spirits, worn out …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEDEAD dull, heavy, in low spirits, worn out …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BEDRID worn out, decrepit, impotent …1621
– CAST thrown off, disused, worn out, abandoned, forsaken …1597
– CLAGGED THE BAG worn out, dead …Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– DAISKET exhausted, worn-out …1888 Sc.
– DAWLED tired, worn out …1790 Eng. dial.
– DEADBEAT worn-out, exhausted …1821 Amer. sl.
– DEAD IN THE SHELL utterly worn out …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– DEEPOOPERIT applied to one in a state of imbecility, mentally or bodily; worn out …B1900 Sc.  
– DESKIT exhausted, worn-out …1888 Sc.
– DILVERED exhausted, wearied, worn out with fatigue, drowsy …1790 Eng. dial.
– DRAGGED OUT exhausted; worn-out …Bk2006 US sl.
– EFFETE worn out, not in good condition …1662
– FALDERED overcome with fatigue, worn out, exhausted …1884 Eng. dial.
– FAR GONE exhausted, worn-out …M19 sl.
– FIT TO DROP worn out, exhausted
– FUCKED worn-down as from continual abuse …20C
– FUCKED-OUT worn-down as from continual abuse …20C
– GONE TO HELL worn-out …19C sl.
– HAD-IT exhausted, completely worn out …1981 US sl.
– HAGGED lean, gaunt; haggard; worn-out, tired …1694 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– HAGGLED wearied, harassed, worn out …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAGGIT tired, worn out; harassed, careworn, thin …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– JADED worn out or exhausted; fatigued …1693
– JAMMOCKED worn out, exhausted …1876 Eng. dial.
– JANTED UP worn out …1937 Amer. dial.
– KEELED UP very sick, laid up or worn out from sickness or old age …1899 Amer. dial.
– LARBAR lean, thin; exhausted, worn out …1486 obs., chiefly Sc.
– MANKIT exhausted; worn out by violent exertion, esp. by incessant rowing …1866 Sc.
– MULFERED AND FALDERED overcome with fatigue, worn out, exhausted …1884 Eng. dial.
– OFF OF THE HOOKS shabby, worn out, ailing …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– OFF THE HOOKS shabby, worn out …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– ON ONE’S LAST PEGS near death; worn out; decrepit …1966 Amer. dial.
– PEGGED OUT exhausted, tired, worn out …1868 Amer. dial.
– RAMFEEZLED exhausted, fatigued, worn out; overworked …1785 Sc.
– RATTLE-BAG ramshackle, tumbledown, worn out …1885 Eng. dial.
– RATTLE-BONE ramshackle, tumbledown, worn out …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RATTLE-DOWN ramshackle, tumbledown, worn out …B1900 Eng. dial.
– RATTLE-TRAP dilapidated, worn-out, ramshackle …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– READY TO DROP worn out, exhausted
– RIMRACKED ruined, worn out, rickety …1862 Amer. dial.
– SPANKED worn out; over-used …1992 US sl.
– TOILED exhausted with toil; worn-out, weary …1592 arch.
– WAFF feeble, insignificant, paltry; weak, worn-out …1796 Sc.
– WAGGED OUT tired out, worn out …1875 Amer. dial.
– WAGGY tired out, worn out …1875 Amer. dial.
– WAIF paltry, weak, inferior; worn-out …1791 Sc. obs.
– WANKED exhausted, worn-out …1990s sl.
– WANKERED exhausted, worn-out …1990s sl.
– WHITE-EYED exhausted, worn-out, greatly fatigued …1944 Amer. dial.
– WORN DOWN TO THE NAIL worn out; almost at an end …1873 Eng. dial.
 
WORN OUT – ADVERBS
– BEGONE worn out, decayed …1790 Eng. dial.
 
WORN OUT – NOUNS
– CROCK an old and worn-out person or thing; an old decrepit car …1889 UK sl.
– EFFETENESS exhaustion, worn-out condition …1862
 
WORN OUT – NOUNS, PERSON
– BANGER a worn-out person …1960s sl.
– BAUCHLE an old, useless, worn-out person …1820 Sc.
– BEVAR one who is worn out with age; a frail old person, one who trembles or totters …1825 Sc.
– BLACK OX one worn out with age or care …Bk1881
– CROCK an old and worn-out person or thing; an old decrepit car …1889 UK sl.
– LARBAR a lean, withered, or worn out person …1486 chiefly Sc. obs.
 
WORN OUT – VERBS
– BE AT THE LAND-END to be quite worn out …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– BE WORN TO THE BACK-HALF to be nearly worn out …1825 Sc.
– JADE to become tired or worn out; to grow dull or languid; to flag …1620
– LOOK LIKE THE LAST OF PEA-TIME to look utterly worn out …1923 Amer. dial.


WORRIED, WORRY, WORRYING – ADJECTIVES
– AFLAP worried, agitated …1977 colloq.
– ARSED bothered; worried …1999 Brit. sl.
– BAGGERING worrying, tiresome …1873 Eng. dial.
– BEGGARING worrying, tiresome …1873 Eng. dial.
– CADDLING troublesome, teasing, worrying, annoying …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CANKEROUS worried, fussing, esp. about little things …1969 Amer. dial.
– FASHED troubled, worried …1597 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FAUNCHY fretting, worried; complaining …1970 Amer. dial.
– GALLIED worried …L19 sl.
– HARRYING worrying, harassing, wearying …1873 Eng. dial.
– ILL-FASHED troubled, worried …1810 Sc.
– IN A SWEAT anxious, worried …L19 sl.
– NANGING worrying; ill-tempered …1864 Eng. dial.
– PACKED TIGHT nervous, unhappy, worried …1970s US sl.
– PARANOID frightened, worried, disturbed …1960s sl.
– RATED careworn; tired and unhappy because of prolonged worry …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SICK annoyed, worried, disgusted, often with undertones of jealousy …1853 sl.
– STRUNG OUT disturbed, worried …1960s Amer. sl.
– TEWING toilsome, wearying; worrying, tedious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TROUBLY confused, troubled, distraught, disturbed, worried, stressed; marked by disturbance or confusion; restless, unquiet …c1380 obs.
 
WORRIED etc. – NOUNS
– CADDLE worry, trouble, bother, dispute, fuss …1856 Eng. dial.
– FASHERY annoyance, trouble, vexation, worry; also, something that causes worry …1553 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FASHRIE trouble, worry, annoyance …1660 Sc.
– HACKLING bothering, worrying, troubling …1950s W. Indies Rasta
– HAG(G) a worry, trouble, burden; a difficulty …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HARRISH distress, worry, annoyance, trouble …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– KADDLE worry, trouble, dispute, fuss …1856 Eng. dial.
– MACERATION fretting, vexation, worry; an instance of this …1616 obs.
– MOLLY BÁN confusion, worry …20C Irish sl.
– MOLLY BAWN confusion, worry …20C Irish sl.
– NAIST to tease; to worry; to remind one to do something disagreeable …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NANG to complain; to cry like a fretful child; to worry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– PARANGLES bustle and confusion; trouble and worry; any bothersome, complicated situation …1940s W. Indies sl.
– QUAMS problems, worries …2000s African-American sl.
– TERRIFY a source of worry or trouble …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TEW a struggle, difficulty; a laboured effort; fatigue, trouble; an annoyance, a worry or fretting; a state of anxiety, nervous excitement, confusion, or impatience; a disturbed state …1864 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– TEWING fatigue, worry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– THRALL oppression; restraint; trouble, worry …1829 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– VEX a source of regret, sorrow, or annoyance; a trouble; a cause or state of vexation, annoyance, or worry …1815 Sc.
– WORRIMENT worry …L19 colloq.
– YIKES worries, nervousness …1970s sl.
 
WORRIED etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ALARM CLOCK a worrier, a nag …1920s US sl.
– ASTAMAGOOTIS a restless person; a worrywart …1980 Amer. dial.
– CALAMITY JANE a nagging woman; a pessimist; a worrier; a prophet of disaster …1918 US sl.
– FIDGET one who fusses or worries a lot, esp. about trifles …1837 Amer. dial.
– GAD-FLY one who irritates, torments, or worries another …1649
– GOOBERHEAD someone who fusses or worries a lot, esp. about trivial things …1970 Amer. dial.
– HENNY a person who is very particular or fussy; one who worries a lot about little things; a person who is always finding fault about unimportant things …1950 Amer. dial.
– STRESS-HEAD a person who is habitually stressed; a constant worrier …1996 Aust. sl.
– STEWPOT a person who fusses or worries a lot …1965 Amer. dial.
– WORRIT a worrying, over-anxious person; a querulous person; one who teases or pesters; a fidget …1848 Eng. dial.
– WORRY-GUTS a person who worries …1932 sl.
– WORRY-POT a person who fusses or worries a lot …1965 Amer. dial.
– WORRYWART a person who worries excessively; a constantly apprehensive person …1956 Amer. sl.
 
WORRIED etc. – PHRASES
– CARE KILLED THE CAT phr. don’t worry …Bk1999 
– EASY OVER no problems; don’t worry …1960s US sl.
– ONE’S ARSE MAKES BUTTONS one is extremely worried or frightened …c1565 sl.
– ONE’S BREECHES MAKES BUTTONS one is extremely worried or frightened …1641 sl.
 
WORRIED etc. – VERBS
– AL to banter; to worry or bother …1881 Eng. dial.
– BACKSET to weary, to fatigue, to worry …1932 Sc.
– BAMFER to worry, to torment …1895 Eng. dial.
– BEBAIT to bait or worry persistently …1589 obs.
– BERAG to worry, to harass, to annoy …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BITE to excite, to worry …1911 US sl.
– BOFFLE to baffle, to confuse, to perplex, to worry, to annoy …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BONE to worry …Bk1904 Amer. college
– BOTHER ONE’S HEAD to worry oneself with …Bk1997 Irish sl.
– CACK IT to be very nervous or worried; to feel thoroughly frightened …2002 UK sl.
– CADDLE to trouble, to disturb, to worry …1781 Eng. dial.
– CARK to burden with care; to worry, to harass, to vex, to trouble; chiefly used in past participle …c1330 obs.
– CATAWAMPUS-CORNER to worry …1906 Amer. dial.
– CHEW UP to make nervous or worried …Bk1999 Idioms Fergusson 1999
– DADDLE to trouble, bother, annoy, worry …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DEAVE to deafen; to stun or stupefy with noise; to bewilder, to worry or confuse, esp. by ‘dinning’ in one’s ears …c1340 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– DERRUCK to worry …B1900 Eng. dial. obs.
– DING to reiterate tiresomely; to nag, to pester, to worry, to tease …1899 Amer. dial.
– DING ONESELF to vex oneself, to worry …Bk1900 Sc.
– DOG to harass or worry a person; to continue at a thing persistently or doggedly …1645
– FASH to weary, to be annoyed; to take trouble, to worry …1585 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– FAUNCH to fret, to worry; to show irritation or impatience; to complain, to sulk …1970 Amer. dial.
– FAZE a state of worry …c1885 Amer. dial.
– FEAZE;  FEEZE to worry, to fret …1886 Amer. dial.
– FLURRY ONE’S MILK to be worried, perturbed, annoyed …E19 sl.
– FRAB to harass, worry, fret, fidget; to irritate, excite …1848 Eng. dial.
– FRATCH to worry about trifles; to fret, to grumble …1884 Eng. dial.
– FRET ONE’S CREAM to worry …M19 sl.
– FRET ONE’S EYELIDS to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONE’S FAT to worry …L19 sl.
– FRET ONE’S GIBLETS to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONE’S GIZZARD to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONE’S GUTS to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONE’S KIDNEY to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONE’S SOUL to worry …M16 sl.
– FRET ONESELF TO FIDDLESTRINGS to worry to excess …M19 sl.
– FRICKLE to fidget, to worry about a thing …19C Eng. dial.
– FUNK to act in a coward mannerly; to flinch or shrink through fear; to worry …E18 sl.
– FUNK ON to act in a coward mannerly; to flinch or shrink through fear; to worry …E18 sl.
– HACKLE to bother, to worry, to trouble …1950s W. Indies Rasta
– HAG(G) to worry, to tease; to nag at …1746 Eng. dial.
– HAGGLE to tease, to worry, to harass; to over-work, to fatigue, to tire out …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– HAKE to tease, to worry, to importune; to pester or worry with questions, etc.; to persecute …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAL to banter; to worry or bother …1881 Eng. dial.
– HALLOCK to tease, to worry, to bully …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HARE to harry; to worry; to harass; to tease …1523 obs.
– HARRISH to harass, to worry, to torment, to trouble; to ravage …1843 Ireland & Eng. dial.
– HARRY to worry, to goad, to torment, to harass; to maltreat, to ill-use, to persecute; to worry mentally; to bother …a1400-50
– HATCHEL to harass, to worry …1833 rare
– HAUL to worry, to torment, to pester …1678 obs. exc. Amer. dial.
– HAVE HOT PANTS to be worried or anxious …1920s sl., orig. US
– HAVE THE WEAK TREMBLES to be worried …1952 Amer. dial.
– HERRY to harass, to tease, to worry, to bother; to overdo, to urge, to impel …1860 Eng. dial.
– HOUT to nag, to annoy, to vex, to worry …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– IMPORTUNE to burden; to be troublesome or wearisome to; to trouble, to worry, to pester, to annoy …1578 obs.
– LEAD SOMEONE A DANCE to cause that person excessive worry, effort, etc. …sl.
– MACERATE to fret, to vex, to worry …1588 obs.
– MAG to tease, worry incessantly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAGGLE to worry, to tease …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAKE BUTTONS of a person: to be extremely worried or frightened …1575 sl.
– MAMMOCK to worry …1899 Eng. dial.
– MOMMOCK to worry …1899 Eng. dial.
– MUMMOCK to disarrange, to tumble, to throw into confusion; to pull about, to mess, to make dirty; to worry …1899 Eng. dial.
– RACK to worry needlessly, to be over-anxious …1923 Sc.
– RAG to tease, to worry, to vex, to enrage …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SHIT A BRICK to be extremely worried or frightened …1959 sl.
– SHIT BRICKS to be extremely worried or frightened …1961 sl.
– TAN to worry, to tease; to harp on one string …1874 Eng. dial.
– TEEN to trouble, to vex; to tease, to worry …B1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TERRIFY to annoy, to irritate; to tease, to worry; to importune; to torment, to pain …1839 Eng. dial.
– TEW ONE’S SHIRT to trouble oneself; to worry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– WERRICK to tease, pester; to worry …B1900 Eng. dial.
– WORRIT to worry; to distress; to pester …1818 colloq.


WORSE , WORSEN, WORSENING – ADJECTIVES (also see WORST)
– GALLOPING worsening …1785 UK sl.
– NANTY WORSTER being no worse …2002 UK sl.
– NUMBER TEN THOUSAND worse than the very worst …1968 US Vietnam war usage
– WACKER worse …1999 US sl.
– WAR worse …c1250 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– WORSERER worse …1752 sl.
 
WORSE  etc. – ADVERBS
– WAR worse …c1200 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
 
WORSE etc. – NOUNS
– DECIDENCE falling off in strength, vigour, etc.; decline, a becoming worse …1684 obs.
 
WORSE etc. – PHRASES
– THERE ARE WORSE IN GAOL indicates that the person referred to might be worse …20C UK
 
WORSE etc. – VERBS
– ADD FUEL TO THE FIRE to make a bad or intense situation worse …1611
– ADD FUEL TO THE FLAMES to make a bad matter worse by adding to its cause; to spread trouble, to increase anger or other strong feelings by talk or action …1620
– BACKEN to get worse, to have a relapse in illness …1891 Eng. dial.
– DEFADE to lose freshness or fairness; to fade away; to grow worse in quality or character …c1325 obs.
– FALL to change, to turn into something worse …1393 obs.
– IMPERISH to impair, to injure, to make worse …1494 obs.
– MEND AS SOUR ALE MENDS IN SUMMER to become worse …c1540 Brit. colloq.
– MEND LIKE SOUR ALE IN SUMMER to get worse instead of getting better; also said of a wicked profligate who gives no hope of reformation …1738 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PAIR to make worse; to lessen …a1300 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PAIR to become or grow worse, to deteriorate, to fall off …c1320 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PEJORATE to make or grow worse; to deteriorate; to worsen …1653
– RUB SALT INTO SOMEONE’S WOUNDS to make someone’s pain, shame, etc. even worse
– SHOOT ONESELF IN THE FOOT to make one’s own situation worse; to cause oneself difficulty or harm inadvertently …1959
– VILIORATE to make less good, to make worse …a1722 obs.


WORSHIP, WORSHIPPING – ADJECTIVES
– HAGIOLATROUS given to saint worship …1841
– ICHTHYOLATROUS worshipping fish …Bk1901
– IDOLATROUS of a person: worshipping images or idols; given to the worship of idols or false gods …1600
– IDOLISH pert. to idols or their worship; heathenish; also, idolatrous …1577-87 obs.
– IDOLISTIC recognizing idols, idolatrous …1846
– IDOLOLATRIC idolatrous …a1711 obs.
– IDOLOLATRICAL idolatrous …1550 obs.
– IDOLOLATROUS idolatrous …a1641 obs.
– IDOLOUS of the nature of an idol; affected to idols; idolatrous …1546 obs.
– OPHIOLATROUS given to serpent-worship …1887
 
WORSHIP etc. – NOUNS
– BABYOLATRY child worship …1846 nonce word
– BARDOLATRY worship of the ‘Bard of Avon’, i.e. Shakespeare …1901
– BETHEL a place of worship for seamen …1840
– BETHEL any place of worship other than those of the established church; a nonconformist chapel …1865
– ECCLESIOLATRY worship of the church; excessive reverence  for church forms and traditions …1847
– HAGIOLATRY the worship of saints …1808
– ICHTHYOLATRY fish-worship; the worship of a fish-god, as Dagon …1853
– ICONODULY the worship or veneration of images …1640
– ICONOLATRY the worship of images …1624
– IDEOLATRY the worship of ideas …1869
– IDIOLATRY self-worship …a1626 nonce word
– IDOLATRY the worship of idols or images; the paying or offering of divine honours to any created object …c1250
– IDOLISM the practice of idolatry …1608
– IDOLOLATRY idolatry …1550 obs.
– IDOLOMANIA an infatuated devotion to idols; zealous idolatry …1660
– IDOLOMANY an infatuated devotion to idols; zealous idolatry …1654 obs.
– IDOLRY idolatry …1535 obs.
– MAMMONOLATRY the worship of riches or wealth …1820 nonce word
– MANSHIP homage, worship; honour, dignity …a1175 obs.
– MARIANOLATRY worship of the Virgin Mary …1755 obs. rare
– MARIOLATRY worship of the Virgin Mary attributed by opponents to Roman Catholics …1612
– NECROLATRY worship of or excessive reverence displayed towards the dead …1826
– NEGROLATRY excessive admiration of Black people ..1862
– OPHIOLATRY serpent worship …1862
– PALAEOLATRY worship of, or excessive reverence for what is ancient …1887
– TITANOLATRY worship or admiration of titanic attributes …1867
 
WORSHIP etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BAALIST a worshipper of Baal; a worshipper of false gods or idols; a devotee of any false religion; an idolater …a1603
– BAALITE a worshipper of Baal; a worshipper of false gods or idols; one who idolizes any unworthy or grovelling object; a devotee of any false religion …1639
– DÆMONIST a demonist; a believer in or a worshipper of demons …1641
– HAGIOLATER one who worships saints …1875
– ICONODULIST a worshipper of images …1716
– ICONOLATER a worshipper of images …1654
– IDOLANT an idolater …1592 obs.
– IDOLASTER a worshipper of idols or images; one who pays divine honours to an image or representation of a god, or to any natural object as a deity …c1386 obs.
– IDOLATER a worshipper of idols or images; one who pays divine honours to an image or representation of a god, or to any natural object as a deity …c1380
– IDOLATRESS a female idolater …1613
– IDOLATRIZER one who idolizes …1642
– IDOLIST a believer in or worshipper of idols; an idolater …1614
– IDOLOLATER an idolater …a1641 obs.
– IGNICOLIST a fire worshipper …1816
– MARIANOLATRIST one who worships the Virgin Mary …1736 obs. rare
– MARIOLATER one who worships the Virgin Mary …1861
– MONOLATER a worshipper of one god, esp. one god amongst many …1905 rare
– MONOLATRIST a worshipper of one god, esp. one god amongst many …1900
– OPHIOLATER a serpent-worshipper …1895
– SACRICOLIST a devout worshipper …Bk1727 obs.
– SANCTICOLIST a worshipper of saints …1615
– TITANOLATER an admirer of titanic attributes …1846
 
WORSHIP etc. – VERBS
– HERY to praise, glorify, exalt, honour, worship …c735 obs.
– IDOLATRIZE to make an idol of; to worship idolatrously; fig: to adore; to admire excessively; to idolize …1615
– IDOLATRIZE to worship an idol; to commit or practice idolatry …1592 obs.
– IDOLOLATRIFY to make the object of idolatry …a1641 obs.
– THINK THE SUN RISES AND SETS OUT OF SOMEONE’S ASS to worship stupidly; to idolize in a self-degrading manner …1969 sl.
– THINK THE SUN SETS IN THE CRACK OF SOMEONE’S ASS to worship stupidly; to idolize in a self-degrading manner …1914 sl.
– THINK THE SUN SHINES OUT OF SOMEONE’S ASS to worship stupidly; to idolize in a self-degrading manner …1966 sl.
– THINK THE SUN SHINES OUT OF SOMEONE’S ASSHOLE to worship stupidly; to idolize in a self-degrading manner …1980 sl.


WORST – ADJECTIVES
– ALL-OVERST most extreme; worst; best …1937 Amer. dial.
– NUMBA TEN the very worst …1953 Southeast Asian pidgin, commonly used during Vietnam war
– NUMBER TEN the very worst …1953 Southeast Asian pidgin, commonly used during Vietnam war
 
WORST – NOUNS
– BACK END OF BAD LUCK, THE  the worst part of something unfortunate …1938 Amer. dial.
– BACK-HALF the worst or latter half of anything 1825 Sc.
– BOTTOMS the worst …1955 US sl.
– CLEAN BACKLICK the worst that could happen …1910 Sc. 
– DOG-END the very end of something; the last or worst part …1941
– HEAVY END the worst part …Bk1902 Sc.  
– SCRAG-END the worst part of anything …1858 Eng. dial.
– SHITS, THE the worst possible situation, predicament, etc. …c1947 sl.
 
WORST – VERBS
– BREAK THE NECK OF ANYTHING to get the worst part done …1775 colloq.
– BUY THE WAD to be inflicted with the worst …1968 Amer. sl.
– COME OUT THE LITTLE END OF THE HORN to get the worst of a bargain …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– EXPECT THE EXTREMITY to be prepared for the worst or for death …1684 obs.
– NAB THE RUST to get the worst of a bargain …Bk1903 Eng. dial.