browse search

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
clipsheet a sheet of paper containing news articles, features, or releases, printed on one side for easy clipping and reprinting.
clique a small, often aggressively exclusive group of friends or associates. [2 definitions]
clitoris a small, sensitive erectile organ of the female genitals, somewhat corresponding to the penis in the male.
cloaca a sewer or cesspool. [3 definitions]
cloak a long, loose outer garment that drapes around one's shoulders and has no sleeves. [3 definitions]
cloak-and-dagger involving espionage, esp. viewed as being overly dramatic.
cloakroom a room in a school, club, theater, or the like where coats, hats, and other outdoor clothing may be temporarily left.
clobber (informal) to strike hard; beat severely. [2 definitions]
cloche a woman's close-fitting, bell-shaped hat. [2 definitions]
clock1 a mechanical or electric device, other than a watch, for measuring or indicating time. [3 definitions]
clock2 a small emblem embroidered or woven on the side of a sock or stocking.
clocklike very regular, punctual, and dependable.
clockmaker a person who makes or repairs clocks.
clock radio a radio with a built-in clock that can be set to turn the radio on at a given time.
clockwise in or turning in the direction in which a clock's hands turn. (Cf. counterclockwise.)
clockwork the mechanical system and parts of a clock, or a similar mechanism.
clod a lump of earth or clay. [2 definitions]
clodhopper an unsophisticated country person; crude person; bumpkin. [2 definitions]
clog to block passage along or through. [7 definitions]
clog dance a dance, with or without music, performed by a group of dancers wearing wooden-soled clogs that are stamped percussively to the rhythm.
clog up to block something from moving along or going through. [2 definitions]