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Letterario numerico: 1. hibernaculum. - 2. hungry. - 3. hurricane. - 4. heartbreakek. - 5. to hide. - 6. hairy. -
Fonetico alfabetico: H = hairy - to hide - highway -
Dicios: shelter - bat - threaten - bit -
Word of the Day/IL: 11-28-2013.
• The boy is hungry.
• The man is hungry and looking for food.
• hungry boy
• The hurricane is blowing in from the sea.
• massive hurricane -
Dicios: heartbreaker -
Definition: 1. (nome) a charming person who is irresponsible in emotional relationships. 2. (nome) a narrow defeat or a defeat at the last minute.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED):
Etymology: < heart n. + breaker n.1
†1. A person (esp. God or Christ) who opens the heart to spiritual feelings. Only as contrasted with heart-maker (see heart maker n. at heart n., int., and adv. Compounds 3a). Obs.
2. A (typically artificial) ringlet or curl in a woman's hair, arranged or worn as an ornament (usu. in pl.); a woman's lovelock. Now literary and hist. In quots. 1663 and 1943 used disparagingly of Samson's long hair.
1654 E. Gayton Pleasant Notes Don Quixot iii. viii. 121 Gloves, Handkerchieffs, Heart-breakers, Ribbands, Fillits, Fancies, Pictures.
1663 S. Butler Hudibras: First Pt. i. i. 19 Like Sampson's Heart-breakers, it grew In time to make a nation rue.
1682 T. D'Urfey Butler's Ghost i. 46 First, off with that superfluous Hair, And in its stead Heart-breakers wear.
1769 J. Granger Biogr. Hist. Eng. II. ii. 471 The ladies hair was curled and frizled with the nicest art, and they frequently set it off with heartbreakers.
1785 W. Crakelt Entick's New Spelling Dict. (rev. ed.) , Heartbreaker, a woman's curls or ringlets.
1840 G. L. Craik & C. MacFarlane Pict. Hist. Eng. III. vii. vi. 633/1 The quantity of heart-breakers that required to be scented and curled.
1874 A. Wynter Peeps into Human Hive II. 251 Another charmer passes by with an auburn ‘heart-breaker’ coquettishly thrown over her shoulder that does not quite match her own tresses.
1903 A. M. Earle Two Cent. Costume Amer. II. xix. 508 These heart-breakers were sometimes wired that they might flutter alluringly..like butterfly wings.
1943 R. Graves Story Marie Powell xxiii. 317 Did you fear that I was come to cut off your heartbreakers and so annul your holy masculine virtue?
2007 C. Clark Nature of Monsters xxiii. 196, I spent hours with curling papers and rags to create heartbreakers, the two small curls at the nape of the neck that were supposed to set men's pulses racing.
3. A person who breaks hearts; (also) a physically attractive person (esp. a woman) who has many admirers.
1674 ‘Mr. C.’ Bristol Drollery 12 You then Heart-robbers, and Heart-breakers are.
1697 T. D'Urfey Intrigues at Versailles 54 'Tis your new Mistress, the heart breaker Vandosme.
1742 R. North & M. North Life F. North 265 He had told a fine Lady that he had known her a Heart-breaker for above twenty Years.
1790 New Spain iii. v. 59, I have a great mind to..rid the world of such an heart-breaker.
1827 N.Y. Mirror 10 Feb. 230/2 This infidel in love.., this heart-breaker, was himself to feel the anguish he had inflicted upon others.
1863 N. & Q. 3rd Ser. 4 301 We don't refer to the ball-room butterfly..but to the regular professional heart-breaker.
1920 H. L. Smith Agatha's Aunt ix. 138 If I ever became such a heart-breaker that I had a batch of proposals.., I'd take as long as I could to make up my mind.
1994 P. Simons Tully (1995) ii. 8 My, aren't you growing up, your hair looks so lovely, you gonna be such a heartbreaker!
2011 J. Charbonneau Skating over Line xxi. 252 Your father is a heartbreaker. Always knows just what a girl wants to hear.
4. Something that causes sorrow, anguish, or despair; an extremely disappointing or upsetting event or circumstance.
1837 W. E. Burton Burton's Comic Songster 301 I'll try what the lawyers can do; For she's broken her promise, and broken my heart, And the law is a heartbreaker, too.
1874 Sunday Mag. 108/2 You'd know what a heart-breaker it must be to have to pay for things that have been stolen.
1943 Billboard 14 Aug. 64/1 Your cowboy music trade likes the sad ones best—and ‘Why do I dream such Dreams?’ is a heart-breaker.
1973 Alton (Iowa) Democrat 14 Feb. 14/3 The second game was a real heartbreaker with the Dutch gals losing in overtime by a 30 to 28 encounter.
2008 P. Sampras Champion's Mind viii. 206, I..lost a heartbreaker of a semifinal (in a third-set tiebreaker).
to hide: verb
• Paco hides his sweets from his sister.
Paco esconde sus dulces de su hermana.