United States Adopted Names (used for nonproprietary names of drugs adopted by a committee of medical professionals and drug manufacturers)
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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.
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Words nearby USAN
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Example sentences from the Web for USAN
If wild things were not meant for the wilds, the god, Usan, would not have placed them there.The Story of Geronimo|James Arthur Kjelgaard
En estas, y semejantes impersonales, usan los Indios de esta lengua: Aragne nuc me; Arastap nuc me.A Vocabulary or Phrase Book of the Mutsun Language, Spoken at the Mission of San Juan Bautista, Alta California|Father Felipe Arroyo de la Cuesta