Other definitions for -ole (2 of 4)
a suffix found in French loanwords of Latin origin, usually diminutives, and later in adaptations of words borrowed directly from Latin or in New Latin coinages: areole;centriole;vacuole.
Other definitions for -ole (3 of 4)
a suffix used in names of chemical compounds, especially five-membered, unsaturated rings (carbazole; indole; thiazole) and, less systematically, aromatic ethers (anisole; safrole).
- Also -ol2.
Other definitions for olé (4 of 4)
(used as a shout of approval, triumph, or encouragement.)
a cry of “olé.”
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How to use ole- in a sentence
But hey, why let facts get in the way of good ole demonization of a minority group for political gain?!
Former Ole Miss chancellor Robert Khayat explains how his school solved the problem.
As I grew and started to follow football, I associated the flag with the great Ole Miss football teams of the 1940s and 1950s.
For these reasons and many other infamous ones, you could call Florida the Grand Ole Opry of gun nuttery.
I get the reverence for tradition that defines a place like Ole Miss.
It was of no use to appeal to ole missus, who would not know whether she belonged to her or some one else.
In one of ole Miss's bureau drawers was a large plain linen handkerchief which was never used.
"Strues I'm bawn, I b'lieve he's done gone to sleep like ole Miss—he's settin' thar so still," she said.
Miss Dory would say so, but, Mas'r Crompton, you'll fotch her back sometime to de ole place.
"I'se 'most as ole as Miss Dory when lill chile was born," was the reply, which silenced the Colonel with regard to her age.
British Dictionary definitions for OLE (1 of 4)
object linking and embedding: a system for linking and embedding data, images, and programs from different sources
British Dictionary definitions for -ole (2 of 4)
denoting an organic unsaturated compound containing a 5-membered ring: thiazole
denoting an aromatic organic ether: anisole
British Dictionary definitions for -ole (3 of 4)
indicating something small: arteriole
British Dictionary definitions for olé (4 of 4)
an exclamation of approval or encouragement customary at bullfights, flamenco dancing, and other Spanish or Latin American events
a cry of olé
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