knead knead  /ˈnid/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make uniform
  2. (v) manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At an offbeat spa in northern Israel, tourists - and repeat customers - relax as snakes knead and strangely soothe.
  2. What can fairly be called the Fagles phenomenon forms an intriguing new chapter in the long saga of efforts to knead Homeric Greek into suitable English.
  3. In the cliff-top spa, all-female staff knead with expertise gleaned from the resort manager's training at California College of Massage Bodywork.

News

  • Sammy's Pet for Adoption June 27

    This is Chubbs a 5 year old neutered male Black Smoke Domestic Long Hair. If you are looking for the perfect lap cat, look no further. He is a very sweet and friendly boy who loves everyone he meets. He loves to be held or sit in your lap and will knead and purr away.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

Quotes

  1. "As soon as you can gather the dough together, then you knead it just slightly," Beranbaum explained.
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Rose Levy Beranbaum Source: Daily Mail - Charleston

  2. "Almost no longer able to knead his words into clear phrases, create the right expressions and metaphors - it was something which cost him no effort for over 60 years. It was, I think, inevitable and unbearable torture," said Prime Minister Guy...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Guy Verhofstadt Source: International Herald Tribune

Word of the Day
effusion effusion
/ɪ ˈfju ʒən/