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mainly US censorious, informal an intellectual
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.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Derived forms of pointy-headpointy-headed, adjective
Words nearby pointy-head
point tiré, point-to-point, point up, pointwise, pointy, pointy-head, pointy-headed, Poiret, poise, poised, poiser
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