Homonyms: Words of more than one meaning -17

China         Stout             Collected                Swear                    Boring                            Dog                         Battery                          Flag                           Hard-wired                         Ragamuffin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


China (N)

Meanings-
Known
  • a country in eastern Asia
Hidden:
white clay which is baked and used for making delicate cups, plates, etc
cups, plates, etc. that are made of china



Stout  (N/Adj.)

Meanings-
Known
  • (of a person) rather fat
  • strong and thick (of a thing)
  • (of a person) brave and determined
Hidden:
Strong dark beer made with malt or barley



Collected     (Past participle/Adj.)

Meanings-
Known
  • past participle of verb-collect
Hidden:
very calm and in control of yourself


Swear    (V)

Meanings-
Known
  • to make a serious promise to do something
  • to make a public or official promise, especially in court
Hidden:
to use rude or offensive language, usually because you are angry


Boring  (N/Adj.)

Meanings-
Known
  • Not interesting; making you feel tired
Hidden:
The act of drilling





Dog  (N/V)

Meanings-
Known
  • an animal
Hidden:
to cause you trouble for a long time.  Usage: Her career was dogged by misfortune.
to follow somebody closely




Battery (N)

Meanings-
Known
  • a device that produces electricity 
Hidden:-
a large number of things or people of the same type
the crime of attacking somebody physically


Flag  (N/V)

Meanings-
Known
  • a piece of cloth with a special coloured design on it that may be the symbol of a particular country or organization
  • to put a special mark next to information that you think is important
Hidden:-
to become tired, weaker or less enthusiastic


 Hard-wired  (Adj.)

Meanings-
Known
  • built into the permanent system and not provided by software
Hidden:
a skill, quality or type of behaviour present when you are born and not changing during your life


Ragamuffin  (N)

Meanings-
Known
  • a child who is wearing old clothes that are torn and dirty
Hidden:
a person who likes or performs ragga music


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