noun, plural leaves [leevz]. /livz/.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for leaf
Origin of leaf
OTHER WORDS FROM leafleafless, adjectiveleaflike, adjectiveun·leaf, verb (used with object)un·leaf·like, adjective
Definition for leaf (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for leaf
“Rudy dried himself off by standing in front of a leaf blower from Four Seasons Total Landscaping,” Fallon joked.‘Our voting system is fine. ... It’s Rudy that’s broken’: Late-night hosts mock Giuliani’s ‘insane’ news conference|Andrea Salcedo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
In the laboratory, researchers watched as roaming caterpillars looking for a hard-to-find meal started head-butting and lunging at fellow caterpillars munching on a milkweed leaf.Monarch caterpillars head-butt each other to fight for scarce food|Curtis Segarra|November 19, 2020|Science News
In these shots below, you’ll notice that the trees in the background are, in fact, blurrier with the 12 Pro Max, but the leaf pattern looks a bit harsh and crunchy.The iPhone 12 Pro Max might be worth it—for the camera alone|Stan Horaczek|November 10, 2020|Popular Science
Reducing leaf litter means less protection for the creatures that live on the forest floor.
The scientists played bat calls toward a leaf with and without a dragonfly and recorded the echoes.Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they explore the world with sound|Carolyn Wilke|October 29, 2020|Science News For Students
Whether it comes in the form of liquids, protein shakes, chocolate bars, or leafs of kale, food is energy.
In April, Nissan delivered 1,937 Leafs and Chevrolet sold 1,306 Volts.Nissan Leaf Leads Growth in April Electric Car Sales|Miranda Green|May 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Over the first nine months of the year, 9,674 Leafs and 7,671 Volts were sold.
You see there is chost the least sdain of rhet on the etch of the leafs.Bride Roses|W. D. Howells
It keeps green until December, and leafs out early in the spring.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
That Pisistratus did so is Mr. Leafs theory, but there is not a hint about anybody collecting anything in the Greek.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang
Certainly, maamanything you like, beamed Mr Papingay, swelling with pride at his own and the leafs importance.Knock Three Times!|Marion St. John Webb
British Dictionary definitions for leaf
noun plural leaves (liːvz)
Derived forms of leafleafless, adjectiveleaflessness, nounleaflike, adjective
Word Origin for leaf
Scientific definitions for leaf
Idioms and Phrases with leaf
In addition to the idiom beginning with leaf
- leaf through
- quake in one's boots (like a leaf)
- take a leaf out of someone's book
- turn over a new leaf