Browse Dictionary by Letter

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
fogy someone who has old-fashioned habits, beliefs, or ideas, esp. someone who is also boring (usu. prec. by "old").
foible a minor flaw or weakness in personality, character, or behavior. [2 definitions]
foil1 to prevent (a person, plan, enterprise, effort, or the like) from succeeding.
foil2 a very thin flexible sheet of metal such as aluminum. [7 definitions]
foil3 a narrow lightweight sword with a flexible blade, a flat handguard, and a blunt point, used in fencing. [2 definitions]
foist to pass off (a false or worthless article) as authentic, valuable, or worthy (usu. fol. by "off"). [2 definitions]
fol. abbreviation of "following" or "followed."
folacin a compound found in leafy green vegetables, essential in human nutrition for the production of blood cells, amino acids, and nucleic acids, and considered to be part of the vitamin B complex.
folate a water-soluble B vitamin, found in leafy green vegetables, nuts, and legumes, that is essential for the production of blood cells, amino acids, and nucleic acids; also known as folacin, folic acid, and vitamin B9.
-fold multiplied by; times. [2 definitions]
fold1 to bend over upon itself so that one section lies on or against another section. [16 definitions]
fold2 a fenced or walled enclosure where sheep or other domestic animals are kept. [4 definitions]
foldaway folding to a compact size for easy storage when not in use, as a cot, light table, or chair.
folder a piece of thick paper or lightweight cardboard folded at the center and used as a cover or container for papers, letters, or the like. [4 definitions]
folderol foolish speech or notions; nonsense. [2 definitions]
folding door a door that can be folded open against itself, by means of hinged or pleated sections, instead of swinging open.
foliaceous of, pertaining to, or like a plant leaf. [3 definitions]
foliage leaves, as of a tree or other plant. [3 definitions]
foliate having or covered with leaves; leafy. [9 definitions]
foliation the act or process of producing foliage or foil. [6 definitions]
folic acid folacin.