A porter in a British hotel comes upon an American tourist impatiently jabbing at the button for the lift.
"Sir, the lift will be here in a moment."
"Lift? Lift?" replies the American. "Oh, you mean the elevator."
"No sir, here we call it a lift."
"Well, as it was invented in the United States, it’s called an elevator."
"Yes sir, but as the language was invented here, it’s called a lift."
Crossword puzzle help
List of words beginning with:
n. (pl. -ies) 1 being impure.
- impure thing or part. INACTION
n. Lack of action.
adj. - not active.
- not operating. - indolent. inactivity n. INASMUCH
adv. (foll. By as) 1 since, because.
- to the extent that. [from in as much] INCHOATE
adj. - just begun.
- undeveloped. inchoation n. [latin inchoo, incoho begin] INCIDENT
—n. - occurrence, esp. A minor one.
- public disturbance (the march took place without incident). - clash of armed forces (frontier incident). - distinct piece of action in a play, film, etc. —adj. - (often foll. By to) apt to occur; naturally attaching. - (often foll. By on, upon) (of light etc.) Falling. [latin cado fall] INCISION
n. - cutting, esp. By a surgeon.
- cut made in this way. INCISIVE
adj. - sharp.
- clear and effective. INCLINED
plane n. Sloping plane used e.g. To reduce work in raising a load.
—adj. - coming in (incoming telephone calls).
- succeeding another (incoming tenant). —n. (usu. In pl.) Revenue, income.
html-code online crossword dictionary:
To add to the dictionary krossvordista new word or its definition to an existing word, click on the "Add a word or definition of" fill opened form and click "to send".
Jellyfish have no brains, yet they can tell light from dark, and sence movement.