Teacher asks the student:
"What is your aim in life?"
"To become a psychiatrist", the student replies.
"Very good", the teacher says, "Now would you please spell the word psychiatrist."
After some hesitation the student replies: "Well, I mean I want to be a doctor, sir. D-O-C-T-O-R."
n. (pl. -ies) any of various philosophies professing to achieve knowledge of god by spiritual ecstasy, direct intuition, or special individual relations, esp. A modern movement following hindu and buddhist teachings and seeking universal brotherhood. theosophical adj. Theosophist n. [greek theosophos wise concerning god]
adv. For that reason; accordingly, consequently.
adv. - in consequence of that.
- immediately after that.
n. (pl. -ri or -ruses) book that lists words in groups of synonyms and related concepts. [greek: related to *treasure]
n. Colloq. Stupid person. thickheaded adj.
n. - being thick.
- extent of this.
- layer of material (use three thicknesses).
n. = *femur.
n. (pl. -ies) (also thingumabob, thingumajig) colloq. Person or thing whose name one has forgotten or does not know.
n. Colloq. Body of experts providing advice and ideas on national or commercial problems.