Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /


  • harried harried  /ˈhɛ rid/ ?  troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances

    harried meaning(s) 

    1. (adj) troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    2. (v) annoy continually or chronically
    3. (v) make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes


    harried usage(s)

    1. His 7,000 Italian troops, harried from position to position by the British all spring, were a mixed lot to look at.
    2. To make matters worse, as the crack epidemic began in the 1980s, harried cops had no time to construct elaborate criminal profiles.
  • harrier harrier  /ˈhɛ ri ər/ ?  a persistent attacker
  • harrier eagle harrier eagle  any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between…
  • harriet beecher stowe harriet beecher stowe  United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced…
  • harriet elizabeth beecher stowe harriet elizabeth beecher stowe  United States writer of a novel about slavery…
  • harriet tubman harriet tubman  United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and…
  • harriet wilson harriet wilson  author of the first novel by an African American that was published in…
  • harriman harriman  /ˈhɛ rɪ mən/ ?  United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union…
  • harris harris  /ˈhɛ rɪs/ ?  United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
  • harris tweed harris tweed  a loosely woven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides
  • harrisburg harrisburg  /ˈhæ rɪs bərɡ/ ?  capital of Pennsylvania; located in southern part of state
  • harrisia harrisia  genus of slender often treelike spiny cacti with solitary showy nocturnal white…
  • harrison harrison  /ˈhɛ rɪ sən/ ?  English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
  • harrod harrod  /ˈhɛ rəd/ ?  English merchant who expanded his father's shop in London into a prestigious…
  • harrow harrow  /ˈhæ roʊ/ ?  a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil
  • harrowing harrowing  /ˈhɛ roʊ ɪŋ/ ?  extremely painful
  • harry harry  /ˈhɛ ri/ ?  annoy continually or chronically
  • harry bridges harry bridges  United States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)
  • harry f. klinefelter harry f. klinefelter  United States physician who first described the XXY-syndrome…
  • harry fitch kleinfelter harry fitch kleinfelter  United States physician who first described the XXY-syndrome…
  • harry hotspur harry hotspur  English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
  • harry houdini harry houdini  United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape…
  • harry lauder harry lauder  Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
  • harry lillis crosby harry lillis crosby  United States singer and film actor (1904-1977)
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • X
  • Y
  • Z