[ os-kyuh-ler ]
/ ˈɒs kyə lər /
pertaining to an osculum.
pertaining to the mouth or kissing: oscular stimulation.
IT’S A WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ BONANZA!
This windfall of words will make you rich with knowledge. Mine your memory on the words from July 27 to August 2!
Question 1 of 7
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
OTHER WORDS FROM oscularos·cu·lar·i·ty [os-kyuh-lar-i-tee], /ˌɒs kyəˈlær ɪ ti/, noun
Words nearby oscular
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for oscular
The external membrane in many Spongillid is prolonged round and above the oscula so as to form an oscular collar.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale
As the fair sex have to receive, rather than bestow compliments, the oscular homage to the Stone conveys no power to them.Bits of Blarney|R. Shelton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for oscular
/ (ˈɒskjʊlə) /
zoology of or relating to an osculum
of or relating to the mouth or to kissing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012