[ foh-lee-ohs ]
/ ˈfoʊ liˌoʊs /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Also fo·li·ous [foh-lee-uhs]. /ˈfoʊ li əs/.
Words nearby foliose
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Example sentences from the Web for foliose
The leaves and stem of the foliose forms effect the same division of labour in another way.
Blasia pusilla, which occurs commonly by ditches and streams, affords a transition to the foliose types.
British Dictionary definitions for foliose
Word Origin for foliose
C18: from Latin foliōsus full of leaves
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