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  • call-in — noun a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on going program • Derivationally related forms: ↑call in • Hypernyms: ↑call, ↑phone call, ↑telephone call * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ (ˌ) ̷ ̷ adjective Etym …   Useful english dictionary

  • visitors' book — noun : a book or register for the signatures and often comments of visitors (as to a museum, a restaurant, or an exposition) * * * visitors book noun A book in which visitors write their names and sometimes comments • • • Main Entry: ↑visit * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • conversation stopper — noun a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply • Syn: ↑stopper • Hypernyms: ↑remark, ↑comment, ↑input * * * conversation stopper noun A comment that allows no appropriate response, usu because it is shocking, embarrassing or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hornet's nest — noun 1. a highly contentious or hazardous situation talk of invading Iraq stirred up a political hornets nest • Syn: ↑hornets nest • Hypernyms: ↑situation 2. habitation for wasps or hornets • Syn: ↑wasp s nest …   Useful english dictionary

  • know-it-all — noun someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others • Syn: ↑know all • Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism • Hypernyms: ↑egotist, ↑egoist, ↑swellhead * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound bite — noun a very short speech; usually on radio or television • Hypernyms: ↑line * * * noun : a brief recorded statement (as by a public figure) broadcast especially on a television news program ; also : a brief catchy comment or phrase * * * a brief …   Useful english dictionary

  • give-and-take — noun 1. light teasing repartee • Syn: ↑banter, ↑raillery, ↑backchat • Derivationally related forms: ↑banter (for: ↑banter) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • weasel word — noun an equivocal qualification; a word used to avoid making an outright assertion • Hypernyms: ↑reservation, ↑qualification * * * noun Etymology: weasel (I) + word; from the weasel s reputed habit of sucking the contents out of an egg white… …   Useful english dictionary

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