v. (-ling) 1 coax by flattery or endearments.
- (foll. By out) get (a thing) out of a person or cheat (a person) out of a thing by wheedling. [origin uncertain]
comb. Form vehicle with a specified number of wheels (three-wheeler).
n. Slang stunt of riding a bicycle or motor cycle with the front wheel off the ground.
conj. - in contrast or comparison with the fact that.
- (esp. In legal preambles) taking into consideration the fact that.
conj. By what or which means.
conj. Formal in what or which place or respect.
conj. Formal of what or which.
conj. Introducing the first or both of alternative possibilities (i doubt whether it matters; i do not know whether they have arrived or not). whether or no whether it is so or not. [old english]
—v. Make feeble, querulous, or frightened sounds. —n. Such a sound. [imitative]
n. Crossbred dog of the greyhound type used for racing. [probably from obsolete whippet move briskly, from whip it]