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43 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • wax n. Beeswax.
  • wax n. Earwax.
  • wax n. Any oily, water-resistant substance; normally long-chain hydrocarbons, alcohols or esters.
  • wax n. Any preparation containing wax, used as a polish.
  • wax n. (uncountable) The phonograph record format for music.
  • wax n. (US, dialectal) A thick syrup made by boiling down the sap of the sugar maple and then cooling it.
  • wax n. (US, slang) A type of drugs with as main ingredients weed oil and butane; hash oil.
  • wax adj. Made of wax.
  • wax v. (transitive) To apply wax to (something, such as a shoe, a floor, a car, or an apple), usually to make it shiny.
  • wax v. (transitive) To remove hair at the roots from (a part of the body) by coating the skin with a film…
  • wax v. (transitive, informal) To defeat utterly.
  • wax v. (transitive, slang) To kill, especially to murder a person.
  • wax v. (transitive, archaic, usually of a musical or oral performance) To record.
  • wax v. (intransitive) To increase (phase of the Moon or other planet). Example The Moon is waxing.
  • wax v. (intransitive, with adjective) To increasingly assume the specified characteristic, become.
  • wax v. (intransitive, literary) To grow.
  • wax v. (intransitive, of the moon) To appear larger each night as a progression from a new moon to a full moon.
  • wax v. (intransitive, of the tide) To move from low tide to high tide.
  • wax n. (rare) The process of growing.
  • wax n. (dated, colloquial) An outburst of anger.
  • Wax prop.n. A surname.
— Foreign word, define in English —
  • Somali
    • wax n. something.
— English words, define in German —
  • wax  S. im weitesten Sinn: ein Stoff unterschiedlicher Herkunft der durch seine mechanisch-physikalischen…
  • wax  S. im engeren Sinn assoziiert mit dem von Bienen abgesonderten Stoff, Bienenwachs.
  • wax  S. Wachs für Politur, zum Beispiel für Schuhe.
  • wax  S. Siegellack oder Siegelwachs.
  • wax  S. ein waxartiges Sekret/Absonderung Ohrenschmalz.
— English words, define in Dutch —
  • wax  n. was, bijenwas.
  • wax  w. wassen, groeien.
— English words, define in French —
  • wax  n. Cire.
  • wax  n. Vinyle (matière).
  • wax  n. Vinyle (disque).
  • wax  adj. De cire.
  • wax  v. Cirer.
  • wax  v. (Soutenu) Croître.
— English word, define in Spanish —
  • wax  s. Química. Cera.
— English word, define in Portuguese —
  • wax  s. cera.
— English word, define in Italian —
  • wax  s. cera.
— In Dutch —
  • wax  n. was.
  • wax  w. eerste persoon enkelvoud tegenwoordige tijd van waxen.
  • wax  w. gebiedende wijs van waxen.
  • wax  w. (bij inversie) tweede persoon enkelvoud tegenwoordige tijd van waxen.
— In French —
  • wax  n.m. (Afrique) Tissu en vogue en Afrique, dont les motifs sont…
126 English words from 22 English definitions

adjective alcohols and anger Any appear apple apply archaic assume become Beeswax body boiling butane car chain characteristic coating colloquial containing cooling dated defeat dialectal down drugs each Earwax especially esters Example film floor for format from full full␣moon grow growing hair hash hash␣oil high high␣tide hydrocarbons increase increasingly informal ingredients intransitive kill larger literary long long-chain low low␣tide made Made␣of main make make␣it maple moon move murder music musical new new␣moon night normally of␣a oil oily oral other outburst part performance person phase phonograph phonograph␣record planet polish preparation process progression rare record remove resistant roots sap shiny shoe skin slang something specified substance such such␣as sugar sugar␣maple surname syrup the then thick tide transitive type uncountable used usually utterly water water-resistant wax waxing weed with

12 English words from 21 foreign definitions

Cera cire dem der dont les motifs seine van vogue was waxen

56 foreign words from 21 foreign definitions

abgesonderten Absonderung Afrique assoziiert Beispiel Bienen Bienenwachs bij bijenwas cera Cirer Croître disque durch eerste eerste␣persoon ein engeren enkelvoud en␣vogue für gebiedende gebiedende␣wijs groeien Herkunft inversie matière mechanisch mit oder Ohrenschmalz persoon physikalischen Politur Química Schuhe Sekret Siegellack Sinn sont Soutenu Stoff tegenwoordige␣tijd tijd Tissu tweede tweede␣persoon unterschiedlicher Vinyle von Wachs wassen weitesten wijs zum zum␣Beispiel

114 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

waxy waxed waxen waxer waxes Waxes waxie waxcap wax-end wax␣end waxers waxest waxeth waxier waxies waxily waxing waxish Waxler Waxman waxpod waxable wax␣bean waxbill waxbird waxcaps wax␣comb waxedst wax-ends wax␣ends waxiest waxings Waxlers waxless waxlike waxmoth wax␣moth waxplay wax␣play waxpods waxweed waxwing wax␣wode waxwork waxworm waxycap waxy␣cap wax␣apple waxathon wax␣beans +64 words

50 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

unwaxy dewaxed dewaxes nonwaxy rewaxed rewaxes unwaxed dewaxing forwaxes nonwaxed rewaxing ski␣waxes beeswaxed beeswaxes dewaxings hair␣waxes half-waxen overwaxed overwaxes woadwaxen woad-waxen woodwaxen beeswaxing carbowaxes chafewaxes chaffwaxes forthwaxed forthwaxes greenwaxes overwaxing woadwaxens woad-waxens woodwaxens bikini␣waxes candle␣waxes forthwaxing cedar␣waxwing Weatherwaxes carnauba␣waxes cedar␣waxwings grafting␣waxes hydrodewaxing paraffin␣waxes Brazilian␣waxed Brazilian␣waxes Bohemian␣waxwing Brazilian␣waxing candelilla␣waxes Bohemian␣waxwings microcrystalline␣waxes

59 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

dewax rewax earwax ear-wax ear␣wax forwax paxwax ski␣wax beeswax bonewax bone␣wax bowl␣wax grip␣wax hair␣wax kick␣wax lost␣wax overwax packwax sealwax woodwax wool␣wax carbowax chafewax chaffwax earthwax forthwax grave␣wax greenwax green␣wax histowax whitewax bikini␣wax candlewax candle␣wax nose␣of␣wax pisang␣wax Chinese␣wax close␣as␣wax mineral␣wax noses␣of␣wax sealing-wax sealing␣wax walling␣wax Weatherwax carnauba␣wax grafting␣wax Japanese␣wax paraffin␣wax thoroughwax Brazilian␣wax +9 words

One anagram found with an extra letter (New word formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)


9 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

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69 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

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8 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

ax Ax wa Wa WA Wa. W.A. W.␣A.

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