walking dictionary

walking dictionary
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  • walking dictionary — walking encyclopedia UK / US or walking dictionary UK / US noun [countable] Word forms walking encyclopedia : singular walking encyclopedia plural walking encyclopedias informal someone who has a lot of knowledge …   English dictionary

  • walking dictionary — variant UK US Main entry: walking encyclopedia …   Useful english dictionary

  • walking dictionary — {n. phr.} A person highly knowledgeable in matters of language use. * /If you want to know what serendipity means, ask my Uncle Fred. He is a professor of English and is also a walking dictionary./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walking dictionary — {n. phr.} A person highly knowledgeable in matters of language use. * /If you want to know what serendipity means, ask my Uncle Fred. He is a professor of English and is also a walking dictionary./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walking\ dictionary — n. phr. A person highly knowledgeable in matters of language use. If you want to know what serendipity means, ask my Uncle Fred. He is a professor of English and is also a walking dictionary …   Словарь американских идиом

  • walking dictionary — someone who has an answer to almost everything …   English contemporary dictionary

  • walking encyclopedia — UK / US or walking dictionary UK / US noun [countable] Word forms walking encyclopedia : singular walking encyclopedia plural walking encyclopedias informal someone who has a lot of knowledge …   English dictionary

  • walking encyclopedia — walking encyclo pedia or ,walking dictionary noun count someone who has a lot of knowledge …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • walking — n. & adj. in senses of WALK n. Phrases and idioms: walking delegate a trade union official who visits members and their employers for discussions. walking dictionary (or encyclopaedia) colloq. a person having a wide general knowledge. walking… …   Useful english dictionary

  • walking — walk|ing1 [ˈwo:kıŋ US ˈwo:k ] n [U] 1.) especially BrE the activity or sport of going for walks, especially in the countryside or mountains →↑hiking, rambling ↑rambling ▪ We went walking in the hills. walking boots/shoes walking holiday/tour etc… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • walking — [[t]wɔ͟ːkɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Walking is the activity of taking walks for exercise or pleasure, especially in the country. Recently I ve started to do a lot of walking and cycling. ...a walking holiday. Syn: hiking 2) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You… …   English dictionary


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