Lingomania Dictionary

Words Starting With: O - 43 Words
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Oxy- (sharp), gloss(o)- (tongue), -is (state of)

Top Interpretation:

Having a sharp tongue - this may exist in nature, but is primarily a reflection on the pointed nature of words expressed by said tongue.

Used in A Sentence:

Sarah's oxyglossis had a way of putting people in their place, or at least the place she wanted them.

Level:

1 Single element

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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Oct(o)- (eight), plan- (to wander), ocul(o)- (eye), -arity (state of)

Top Interpretation:

Having eight wandering eyes - apparently this is a common trait amongst spiders!

Used in A Sentence:

Many arachnids were seen at the recent protests against rampant octoplanocularity. That didn't stop one attendee noticing a cute particpant and being thrilled that he "spied her."

Level:

7 Gross stupidity

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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Ost(i)- (bone), crani- (skull), -um (form)

Top Interpretation:

Having or being a bonehead. This is usually regarded as an insult unless you're a skeleton.

Used in A Sentence:

Ignatius was uncertain whether the word should be osticranium or osticranic. Deciding he didn't care probably made him one or the other.

Level:

1 Single element

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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Oscar (an award from the Academy), scarred (permanently injured - physical or emotional)

Top Interpretation:

Permanently emotionally injured by the failure to win an Oscar.

Used in A Sentence:

Before the show nominees were Oscared, but after the results most were Oscarred.

Level:

1 Single element

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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Oscar (an award from the Academy), scared (fearful, anxious)

Top Interpretation:

Fearful or anxious about the possibility of winning an Oscar.

Used in A Sentence:

Before the show nominees were Oscared, but after the results most were Oscarred.

Level:

1 Single element

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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Obli- (blessed, happy), nov- (new), anno- (year)

Top Interpretation:

Happy New Year!

Used in A Sentence:

We wish you a Olbinovanno!

Level:

4 Using more than two elements

Contributor:

By Admin

Pronunciation:

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