octopus octopus  /ˈɑk tə ˌpʊs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) tentacles of octopus prepared as food
  2. (n) bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles

Usage(s):

  1. The octopus is very odd.
  2. I used to tell my daughter stories about a family of mer-cats--kitties with fish tails--who lived in the East River and how they were persecuted by a mean purple octopus.
  3. I spent considerable time and effort coming up with nonviolent ways for the mer-cats to defeat the octopus at the end of each story.

News

  1. Octopus pants: Not the worst golf fashion statement (+video)

    Octopus pants: Billy Horschel caused a stir when he wore "Octopus pants" in the final round of the US Open golf tournament on Sunday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Octopus pants: Not the worst golf fashion statement

    Octopus pants: Billy Horschel caused a stir when he wore "Octopus pants" in the final round of the US Open golf tournament on Sunday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. Octopus Pants Sported By Billy Horschel At U.S. Open

    Octopus pants sound like they would be the height of fashion in some French fashion show. That may be the case in the future, but for now, octopus pants are the sole innovation of Billy Horschel. Horschel, who is participating …
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WebProNews

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Quotes

  1. He said, "I am concerned for the octopus. I am thinking of sending him a protective team."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: TIME (blog)

  2. "On Monday, I shall be at the European Council of Ministers and I shall be asking for a [fishing] ban on Paul the octopus so the Germans do not eat him," Elena said.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Elena Espinosa Source: Hindustan Times

  3. A smiling Tabarez says "it's not just a matter of beating Germany but also beating the octopus" in Saturday's match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: IBNLive.com

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