/ (lɔː) /
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not standard an exclamation of surprise or dismay
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Word Origin for lor
from Lord (interj)
Words nearby lor
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How to use lor in a sentence
Lara Lor-Van, played by the Israeli actress Ayelet Zurer, is in labor.‘Man of Steel,’ New Superman Movie Starring Henry Cavill, Falls Flat|Marlow Stern|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If he be a Cockney soldier he will repeat the word: "'Orspital, mate—lor' luv ye, wish I wuz back!"Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
Lor' bless me, child, what are you doing out so late, and in this crowd too?Little Pollie|Gertrude P. Dyer
But lor', sir, she were gone ag'in afore I could get up off the stool.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
Lor, de house seems so still widout him!cant a fly scratch his ear but it starts a body.
Lor bress ye, Squire Marvyn, we wont hab her goin on dis yer way, she said.