Adjectives Starting with G
Gaddish (a.) Disposed to gad.
Gadhelic (a.) Of or pertaining to that division of the Celtic languages, which includes the Irish, Gaelic, and Manx.
Gadic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the cod (Gadus); -- applied to an acid obtained from cod-liver oil, viz., gadic acid.
Gaditanian (a.) Of or relating to Cadiz, in Spain.
Gadoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the family of fishes (Gadidae) which includes the cod, haddock, and hake.
Gadolinic (a.) Pertaining to or containing gadolinium.
Gaelic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gael, esp. to the Celtic Highlanders of Scotland; as, the Gaelic language.
Gag-toothed (a.) Having gagteeth.
Gaidic (a.) Pertaining to hypogeic acid; -- applied to an acid obtained from hypogeic acid.
Gaillard (a.) Gay; brisk; merry; galliard.
Gain (a.) Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.
Gainful (a.) Profitable; advantageous; lucrative.
Gainless (a.) Not producing gain; unprofitable.
Gainly (a.) Handily; readily; dexterously; advantageously.
Gainsome (a.) Gainful.
Gainsome (a.) Prepossessing; well-favored.
Gaited (a.) Having (such) a gait; -- used in composition; as, slow-gaited; heavy-gaited.
Galactic (a.) Of or pertaining to milk; got from milk; as, galactic acid.
Galactic (a.) Of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way.
Galactophagous (a.) Feeding on milk.
Galactophorous (a.) Milk-carrying; lactiferous; -- applied to the ducts of mammary glands.
Galactopoietic (a.) Increasing the flow of milk; milk-producing. -- n. A galactopoietic substance.
Galatian (a.) Of or pertaining to Galatia or its inhabitants. -- A native or inhabitant of Galatia, in Asia Minor; a descendant of the Gauls who settled in Asia Minor.
Galeate (a.) Alt. of Galeated
Galeated (a.) Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet.
Galeated (a.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.; helmet-shaped.
Galenic (a.) Alt. of Galenical
Galenical (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, galena.
Galericu-late (a.) Covered as with a hat or cap.
Galician (a.) Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland.
Galilean (a.) Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.
Galilean (a.) Of or relating to Galilee.
Gallant (a.) Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed.
Gallant (a.) Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
Gallant (a.) Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
Gallery (a.) A long and narrow corridor, or place for walking; a connecting passageway, as between one room and another; also, a long hole or passage excavated by a boring or burrowing animal.
Gallery (a.) A room for the exhibition of works of art; as, a picture gallery; hence, also, a large or important collection of paintings, sculptures, etc.
Gallery (a.) A long and narrow platform attached to one or more sides of public hall or the interior of a church, and supported by brackets or columns; -- sometimes intended to be occupied by musicians or spectators, sometimes designed merely to increase the capacity of the hall.
Gallery (a.) A frame, like a balcony, projecting from the stern or quarter of a ship, and hence called stern gallery or quarter gallery, -- seldom found in vessels built since 1850.
Gallery (a.) Any communication which is covered overhead as well as at the sides. When prepared for defense, it is a defensive gallery.
Gallery (a.) A working drift or level.
Gallyambic (a.) Consisting of two iambic dimeters catalectic, the last of which lacks the final syllable; -- said of a kind of verse.
Gallian (a.) Gallic; French.
Galliard (a.) Gay; brisk; active.
Galliard (a.) A gay, lively dance. Cf. Gailliarde.
Galliardise (a.) Excessive gayety; merriment.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gallium.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, galls, nutgalls, and the like.
Gallic (a.) Pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallican.
Gallican (a.) Of or pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallic; French; as, the Gallican church or clergy.
Galliform (a.) Like the Gallinae (or Galliformes) in structure.
Gallinaceous (a.) Resembling the domestic fowls and pheasants; of or pertaining to the Gallinae.
Galling (a.) Fitted to gall or chafe; vexing; harassing; irritating.
Gallooned (a.) Furnished or adorned with galloon.
Galloping (a.) Going at a gallop; progressing rapidly; as, a galloping horse.
Gallotannic (a.) Pertaining to the tannin or nutgalls.
Gally (a.) Like gall; bitter as gall.
Galsome (a.) Angry; malignant.
Galvanic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting the phenomena of, galvanism; employing or producing electrical currents.
Galvanocaustic (a.) Relating to the use of galvanic heat as a caustic, especially in medicine.
Galvanographic (a.) Of or pertaining to galvanography.
Galvanometric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or measured by, a galvanometer.
Galvanoplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to the art or process of electrotyping; employing, or produced by, the process of electolytic deposition; as, a galvano-plastic copy of a medal or the like.
Galvanoscopic (a.) Of or pertaining to a galvanoscope.
Gambogian (a.) Alt. of Gambogic
Gambogic (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or containing, gamboge.
Game (a.) Having a resolute, unyielding spirit, like the gamecock; ready to fight to the last; plucky.
Game (a.) Of or pertaining to such animals as are hunted for game, or to the act or practice of hunting.
Gameful (a.) Full of game or games.
Gameless (a.) Destitute of game.
Gamesome (a.) Gay; sportive; playful; frolicsome; merry.
Gamic (a.) Pertaining to, or resulting from, sexual connection; formed by the union of the male and female elements.
Gamogenetic (a.) Relating to gamogenesis.
Gamopetalous (a.) Having the petals united or joined so as to form a tube or cup; monopetalous.
Gamophyllous (a.) Composed of leaves united by their edges (coalescent).
Gamosepalous (a.) Formed of united sepals; monosepalous.
Gamy (a.) Having the flavor of game, esp. of game kept uncooked till near the condition of tainting; high-flavored.
Gamy (a.) Showing an unyielding spirit to the last; plucky; furnishing sport; as, a gamy trout.
Gangetic (a.) Pertaining to, or inhabiting, the Ganges; as, the Gangetic shark.
Gangliac (a.) Alt. of Ganglial
Ganglial (a.) Relating to a ganglion; ganglionic.
Gangliate (a.) Alt. of Gangliated
Gangliated (a.) Furnished with ganglia; as, the gangliated cords of the sympathetic nervous system.
Gangliform (a.) Alt. of Ganglioform
Ganglioform (a.) Having the form of a ganglion.
Ganglionary (a.) Ganglionic.
Ganglionic (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or consisting of, ganglia or ganglion cells; as, a ganglionic artery; the ganglionic columns of the spinal cord.
Gangrenescent (a.) Tending to mortification or gangrene.
Gangrenous (a.) Affected by, or produced by, gangrene; of the nature of gangrene.
Ganocephalous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ganocephala.
Ganoid (a.) Of or pertaining to Ganoidei. -- n. One of the Ganoidei.
Ganoidal (a.) Ganoid.
Gap-toothed (a.) Having interstices between the teeth.
Garbed (a.) Dressed; habited; clad.
Gardant (a.) Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the body; -- said of a lion or other beast.
Gardenless (a.) Destitute of a garden.
Gardenly (a.) Like a garden.
Gargantuan (a.) Characteristic of Gargantua, a gigantic, wonderful personage; enormous; prodigious; inordinate.
Garish (a.) Showy; dazzling; ostentatious; attracting or exciting attention.
Garish (a.) Gay to extravagance; flighty.
Garlandless (a.) Destitute of a garland.
Garlicky (a.) Like or containing garlic.
Garnetiferous (a.) Containing garnets.
Garous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, garum.
Garreted (a.) Protected by turrets.
Garrulous (a.) Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious.
Garrulous (a.) Having a loud, harsh note; noisy; -- said of birds; as, the garrulous roller.
Gascon (a.) Of or pertaining to Gascony, in France, or to the Gascons; also, braggart; swaggering.
Gaseous (a.) In the form, or of the nature, of gas, or of an aeriform fluid.
Gaseous (a.) Lacking substance or solidity; tenuous.
Gashful (a.) Full of gashes; hideous; frightful.
Gasiform (a.) Having a form of gas; gaseous.
Gasometric (a.) Alt. of Gasometrical
Gasometrical (a.) Of or pertaining to the measurement of gases; as, gasometric analysis.
Gasserian (a.) Relating to Casserio (L. Gasserius), the discover of the Gasserian ganglion.
Gassy (a.) Full of gas; like gas. Hence: [Colloq.] Inflated; full of boastful or insincere talk.
Gasteropodous (a.) Same as Gastropodous.
Gastful (a.) Alt. of Gastly
Gastly (a.) See Ghastful, Ghastly.
Gastight (a.) So tightly fitted as to preclude the escape of gas; impervious to gas.
Gastric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the stomach; as, the gastric artery.
Gastriloquous (a.) Ventriloquous.
Gastrocolic (a.) Pertaining to both the stomach and the colon; as, the gastrocolic, or great, omentum.
Gastroduodenal (a.) Pertaining to the stomach and duodenum; as, the gastroduodenal artery.
Gastroenteric (a.) Gastrointestinal.
Gastroepiploic (a.) Of or pertaining to the stomach and omentum.
Gastrohepatic (a.) Pertaining to the stomach and liver; hepatogastric; as, the gastrohepatic, or lesser, omentum.
Gastrointestinal (a.) Of or pertaining to the stomach and intestines; gastroenteric.
Gastronomic (a.) Alt. of Gastronomical
Gastronomical (a.) Pertaining to gastromony.
Gastrophrenic (a.) Pertaining to the stomach and diaphragm; as, the gastrophrenic ligament.
Gastropneumatic (a.) Pertaining to the alimentary canal and air passages, and to the cavities connected with them; as, the gastropneumatic mucuos membranes.
Gastropodous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gastropoda.
Gastroscopic (a.) Of or pertaining to gastroscopy.
Gastrovascular (a.) Having the structure, or performing the functions, both of digestive and circulatory organs; as, the gastrovascular cavity of c/lenterates.
Gastrula (a.) Of or pertaining to a gastrula.
Gastrurous (a.) Pertaining to the Gastrura.
Gated (a.) Having gates.
Gateless (a.) Having no gate.
Gatherable (a.) Capable of being gathered or collected; deducible from premises.
Gathering (a.) Assembling; collecting; used for gathering or concentrating.
Gat-toothed (a.) Goat-toothed; having a lickerish tooth; lustful; wanton.
Gaudful (a.) Joyful; showy.
Gaudish (a.) Gaudy.
Gaudless (a.) Destitute of ornament.
Gaugeable (a.) Capable of being gauged.
Gaulish (a.) Pertaining to ancient France, or Gaul; Gallic.
Gaunt (a.) Attenuated, as with fasting or suffering; lean; meager; pinched and grim.
Gauntletted (a.) Wearing a gauntlet.
Gauze (a.) Having the qualities of gauze; thin; light; as, gauze merino underclothing.
Gauzy (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, gauze; thin and slight as gauze.
Gayety (a.) The state of being gay; merriment; mirth; acts or entertainments prompted by, or inspiring, merry delight; -- used often in the plural; as, the gayeties of the season.
Gayety (a.) Finery; show; as, the gayety of dress.
Gaysome (a.) Full of gayety. Mir. for Mag.
Gazeful (a.) Gazing.
Geason (a.) Rare; wonderful.
Geic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, earthy or vegetable mold.
Gelable (a.) Capable of being congealed; capable of being converted into jelly.
Gelastic (a.) Pertaining to laughter; used in laughing.
Gelatiniferous (a.) Yielding gelatin on boiling with water; capable of gelatination.
Gelatiniform (a.) Having the form of gelatin.
Gelatinous (a.) Of the nature and consistence of gelatin or the jelly; resembling jelly; viscous.
Geldable (a.) Capable of being gelded.
Geldable (a.) Liable to taxation.
Gelid (a.) Cold; very cold; frozen.
Gelsemic (a.) Gelseminic.
Gemaric (a.) Pertaining to the Gemara.
Gemel (a.) Coupled; paired.
Gemellipa-rous (a.) Producing twins.
Geminal (a.) A pair.
Geminate (a.) In pairs or twains; two together; binate; twin; as, geminate flowers.
Geminiflorous (a.) Having the flowers arranged in pairs.
Geminous (a.) Double; in pairs.
Gemmaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to gems or to gemmae; of the nature of, or resembling, gems or gemmae.
Gemmary (a.) Of or pertaining to gems.
Gemmate (a.) Having buds; reproducing by buds.
Gemmated (a.) Having buds; adorned with gems or jewels.
Gemmeous (a.) Pertaining to gems; of the nature of gems; resembling gems.
Gemmiferous (a.) Producing gems or buds
Gemmiferous (a.) multiplying by buds.
Gemmiflorate (a.) Having flowers like buds.
Gemmiparous (a.) Producing buds; reproducing by buds. See Gemmation, 1.
Gemmuliferous (a.) Bearing or producing gemmules or buds.
Genderless (a.) Having no gender.
Genealogic (a.) Genealogical.
Genealogical (a.) Of or pertaining to genealogy; as, a genealogical table; genealogical order.
Generable (a.) Capable of being generated or produced.
General (a.) Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy.
General (a.) Comprehending many species or individuals; not special or particular; including all particulars; as, a general inference or conclusion.
General (a.) Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not specific; vague; indefinite; lax in signification; as, a loose and general expression.
General (a.) Common to many, or the greatest number; widely spread; prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general opinion; a general custom.
General (a.) Having a relation to all; common to the whole; as, Adam, our general sire.
General (a.) As a whole; in gross; for the most part.
General (a.) Usual; common, on most occasions; as, his general habit or method.
General (a.) The whole; the total; that which comprehends or relates to all, or the chief part; -- opposed to particular.
General (a.) One of the chief military officers of a government or country; the commander of an army, of a body of men not less than a brigade. In European armies, the highest military rank next below field marshal.
General (a.) The roll of the drum which calls the troops together; as, to beat the general.
General (a.) The chief of an order of monks, or of all the houses or congregations under the same rule.
General (a.) The public; the people; the vulgar.
Generalissimo (a.) The chief commander of an army; especially, the commander in chief of an army consisting of two or more grand divisions under separate commanders; -- a title used in most foreign countries.
Generalizable (a.) Capable of being generalized, or reduced to a general form of statement, or brought under a general rule.
Generalized (a.) Comprising structural characters which are separated in more specialized forms; synthetic; as, a generalized type.
Generant (a.) Generative; producing
Generant (a.) acting as a generant.
Generative (a.) Having the power of generating, propagating, originating, or producing.
Generic (a.) Alt. of Generical
Generical (a.) Pertaining to a genus or kind; relating to a genus, as distinct from a species, or from another genus; as, a generic description; a generic difference; a generic name.
Generical (a.) Very comprehensive; pertaining or appropriate to large classes or their characteristics; -- opposed to specific.
Generous (a.) Of honorable birth or origin; highborn.
Generous (a.) Exhibiting those qualities which are popularly reregarded as belonging to high birth; noble; honorable; magnanimous; spirited; courageous.
Generous (a.) Open-handed; free to give; not close or niggardly; munificent; as, a generous friend or father.
Generous (a.) Characterized by generosity; abundant; overflowing; as, a generous table.
Generous (a.) Full of spirit or strength; stimulating; exalting; as, generous wine.
Genesial (a.) Of or relating to generation.
Genethliac (a.) Pertaining to nativities; calculated by astrologers; showing position of stars at one's birth.
Genethliacal (a.) Genethliac.
Genetic (a.) Same as Genetical.
Genetical (a.) Pertaining to, concerned with, or determined by, the genesis of anything, or its natural mode of production or development.
Genevan (a.) Of or pertaining to Geneva, in Switzerland; Genevese.
Genevese (a.) Of or pertaining to Geneva, in Switzerland; Genevan.
Genial (a.) Same as Genian.
Genial (a.) Contributing to, or concerned in, propagation or production; generative; procreative; productive.
Genial (a.) Contributing to, and sympathizing with, the enjoyment of life; sympathetically cheerful and cheering; jovial and inspiring joy or happiness; exciting pleasure and sympathy; enlivening; kindly; as, she was of a cheerful and genial disposition.
Genial (a.) Belonging to one's genius or natural character; native; natural; inborn.
Genial (a.) Denoting or marked with genius; belonging to the higher nature.
Genian (a.) Of or pertaining to the chin; mental; as, the genian prominence.
Geniculate (a.) Bent abruptly at an angle, like the knee when bent; as, a geniculate stem; a geniculate ganglion; a geniculate twin crystal.
Geniculated (a.) Same as Geniculate.
Geniohyoid (a.) Of or pertaining to the chin and hyoid bone; as, the geniohyoid muscle.
Genital (a.) Pertaining to generation, or to the generative organs.
Genitals (a.) The organs of generation; the sexual organs; the private parts.
Genitival (a.) Possessing genitive from; pertaining to, or derived from, the genitive case; as, a genitival adverb.
Genitive (a.) Of or pertaining to that case (as the second case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses source or possession. It corresponds to the possessive case in English.
Genitocrural (a.) Pertaining to the genital organs and the thigh; -- applied especially to one of the lumbar nerves.
Genitourinary (a.) See Urogenital.
Genoese (a.) Of or pertaining to Genoa, a city of Italy.
Gens (a.) A clan or family connection, embracing several families of the same stock, who had a common name and certain common religious rites; a subdivision of the Roman curia or tribe.
Gens (a.) A minor subdivision of a tribe, among American aborigines. It includes those who have a common descent, and bear the same totem.
Gent (a.) Gentle; noble; of gentle birth.
Gent (a.) Neat; pretty; fine; elegant.
Genteel (a.) Possessing or exhibiting the qualities popularly regarded as belonging to high birth and breeding; free from vulgarity, or lowness of taste or behavior; adapted to a refined or cultivated taste; polite; well-bred; as, genteel company, manners, address.
Genteel (a.) Graceful in mien or form; elegant in appearance, dress, or manner; as, the lady has a genteel person. Law.
Genteel (a.) Suited to the position of lady or a gentleman; as, to live in a genteel allowance.
Genteelish (a.) Somewhat genteel.
Gentianaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Gentianaceae) of which the gentian is the type.
Gentianic (a.) Pertaining to or derived from the gentian; as, gentianic acid.
Gentile (a.) One of a non-Jewish nation; one neither a Jew nor a Christian; a worshiper of false gods; a heathen.
Gentile (a.) Belonging to the nations at large, as distinguished from the Jews; ethnic; of pagan or heathen people.
Gentile (a.) Denoting a race or country; as, a gentile noun or adjective.
Gentilesse (a.) Gentleness; courtesy; kindness; nobility.
Gentilish (a.) Heathenish; pagan.
Gentilitial (a.) Alt. of Gentilitious
Gentilitious (a.) Peculiar to a people; national.
Gentilitious (a.) Hereditary; entailed on a family.
Gentilly (a.) In a gentle or hoble manner; frankly.
Gentle-hearted (a.) Having a kind or gentle disposition.
Gentlemanlike (a.) Alt. of Gentlemanly
Gentlemanly (a.) Of, pertaining to, resembling, or becoming, a gentleman; well-behaved; courteous; polite.
Gentry (a.) Birth; condition; rank by birth.
Gentry (a.) People of education and good breeding; in England, in a restricted sense, those between the nobility and the yeomanry.
Gentry (a.) Courtesy; civility; complaisance.
Genty (a.) Neat; trim.
Genuine (a.) Belonging to, or proceeding from, the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure; as, a genuine text; a genuine production; genuine materials.
Geocentric (a.) Alt. of Geocentrical
Geocentrical (a.) Having reference to the earth as center; in relation to or seen from the earth, -- usually opposed to heliocentric, as seen from the sun; as, the geocentric longitude or latitude of a planet.
Geocentrical (a.) Having reference to the center of the earth.
Geocyclic (a.) Of, pertaining to, or illustrating, the revolutions of the earth; as, a geocyclic machine.
Geocyclic (a.) Circling the earth periodically.
Geodephagous (a.) Living in the earth; -- applied to the ground beetles.
Geodesic (a.) Alt. of Geodesical
Geodesical (a.) Of or pertaining to geodesy; geodetic.
Geodetic (a.) Alt. of Geodetical
Geodetical (a.) Of or pertaining to geodesy; obtained or determined by the operations of geodesy; engaged in geodesy; geodesic; as, geodetic surveying; geodetic observers.
Geodiferous (a.) Producing geodes; containing geodes.
Geognostic (a.) Alt. of Geognostical
Geognostical (a.) Of or pertaining to geognosy, or to a knowledge of the structure of the earth; geological.
Geogonic (a.) Alt. of Geogonical
Geogonical (a.) Of or pertaining to geogony, or to the formation of the earth.
Geographic (a.) Alt. of Geographical
Geographical (a.) Of or pertaining to geography.
Geologic (a.) Alt. of Geological
Geological (a.) Of or pertaining to geology, or the science of the earth.
Geomantic (a.) Alt. of Geomantical
Geomantical (a.) Pertaining or belonging to geomancy.
Geometral (a.) Pertaining to geometry.
Geometric (a.) Alt. of Geometrical
Geometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or according to the rules or principles of, geometry; determined by geometry; as, a geometrical solution of a problem.
Geometrid (a.) Pertaining or belonging to the Geometridae.
Geophagous (a.) Earth-eating.
Geoponic (a.) Alt. of Geoponical
Geoponical (a.) Pertaining to tillage of the earth, or agriculture.
Georgian (a.) Of or pertaining to Georgia, in Asia, or to Georgia, one of the United States.
Georgian (a.) Of or relating to the reigns of the four Georges, kings of Great Britan; as, the Georgian era.
Georgic (a.) A rural poem; a poetical composition on husbandry, containing rules for cultivating lands, etc.; as, the Georgics of Virgil.
Georgic (a.) Alt. of Georgical
Georgical (a.) Relating to agriculture and rural affairs.
Geoselenic (a.) Pertaining to the earth and moon; belonging to the joint action or mutual relations of the earth and moon; as, geoselenic phenomena.
Geostatic (a.) Relating to the pressure exerted by earth or similar substance.
Geotic (a.) Belonging to earth; terrestrial.
Geotropic (a.) Relating to, or showing, geotropism.
Gephyrean (a.) Belonging to the Gephyrea. -- n. One of the Gerphyrea.
Geraniaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of pants (Geraniaceae) which includes the genera Geranium, Pelargonium, and many others.
Gerent (a.) Bearing; carrying.
Gerful (a.) Changeable; capricious.
Germain (a.) See Germane.
German (a.) Nearly related; closely akin.
Germane (a.) Literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or fitting; relevant.
Germanic (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, germanium.
Germicidal (a.) Germicide.
Germicide (a.) Destructive to germs; -- applied to any agent which has a destructive action upon living germs, particularly bacteria, or bacterial germs, which are considered the cause of many infectious diseases.
Germinal (a.) Pertaining or belonging to a germ; as, the germinal vesicle.
Germinant (a.) Sprouting; sending forth germs or buds.
Germinative (a.) Pertaining to germination; having power to bud or develop.
Germless (a.) Without germs.
Gerocomical (a.) Pertaining to gerocomy.
Gerundial (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a gerund; as, a gerundial use.
Gerundive (a.) Pertaining to, or partaking of, the nature of the gerund; gerundial.
Gery (a.) Changeable; fickle.
Gestant (a.) Bearing within; laden; burdened; pregnant.
Gestatory (a.) Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy.
Gestatory (a.) Capable of being carried or worn.
Gestic (a.) Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
Gestic (a.) Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures; -- said especially with reference to dancing.
Gesticulatory (a.) Representing by, or belonging to, gestures.
Gestural (a.) Relating to gesture.
Gestureless (a.) Free from gestures.
Gettable (a.) That may be obtained.
Gewgaw (a.) Showy; unreal; pretentious.
Ghast (a.) To strike aghast; to affright.
Ghastful (a.) Fit to make one aghast; dismal.
Ghostless (a.) Without life or spirit.
Ghostlike (a.) Like a ghost; ghastly.
Ghostly (a.) Relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual; as, a ghostly confessor.
Ghostly (a.) Of or pertaining to apparitions.
Ghoulish (a.) Characteristic of a ghoul; vampirelike; hyenalike.
Giant (a.) Like a giant; extraordinary in size, strength, or power; as, giant brothers; a giant son.
Giantly (a.) Appropriate to a giant.
Gibberish (a.) Unmeaning; as, gibberish language.
Gibbose (a.) Humped; protuberant; -- said of a surface which presents one or more large elevations.
Gibbous (a.) Swelling by a regular curve or surface; protuberant; convex; as, the moon is gibbous between the half-moon and the full moon.
Gibbous (a.) Hunched; hump-backed.
Giblet (a.) Made of giblets; as, a giblet pie.
Gid (a.) A disease of sheep, characterized by vertigo; the staggers. It is caused by the presence of the C/nurus, a larval tapeworm, in the brain. See C/nurus.
Giddy-headed (a.) Thoughtless; unsteady.
Giddy-paced (a.) Moving irregularly; flighty; fickle.
Gigantean (a.) Like a giant; mighty; gigantic.
Gigantesque (a.) Befitting a giant; bombastic; magniloquent.
Gigantic (a.) Of extraordinary size; like a giant.
Gigantic (a.) Such as a giant might use, make, or cause; immense; tremendous; extraordinarly; as, gigantic deeds; gigantic wickedness.
Gigantical (a.) Bulky, big.
Gigantine (a.) Gigantic.
Giggly (a.) Prone to giggling.
Giglot (a.) Giddi; light; inconstant; wanton.
Gilden (a.) Gilded.
Gilt-edge (a.) Alt. of Gilt-edged
Gilt-edged (a.) Having a gilt edge; as, gilt-edged paper.
Gilt-edged (a.) Of the best quality; -- said of negotiable paper, etc.
Giltif (a.) Guilty.
Gim (a.) Neat; spruce.
Gommal (a.) Made or consisting of interlocked ring/ or links; as, gimmal mail.
Gimp (a.) Smart; spruce; trim; nice.
Gingival (a.) Of or pertaining to the gums.
Ginglyform (a.) Ginglymoid.
Ginglymoid (a.) Alt. of Ginglymoidal
Ginglymoidal (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a ginglymus, or hinge joint; ginglyform.
Girlish (a.) Like, or characteristic of, a girl; of or pertaining to girlhood; innocent; artless; immature; weak; as, girlish ways; girlish grief.
Girondist (a.) Of or pertaining to the Girondists.
Girt (a.) Bound by a cable; -- used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
Giusto (a.) In just, correct, or suitable time.
Glabrate (a.) Becoming smooth or glabrous from age.
Glabrous (a.) Smooth; having a surface without hairs or any unevenness.
Glacial (a.) Pertaining to ice or to its action; consisting of ice; frozen; icy; esp., pertaining to glaciers; as, glacial phenomena.
Glacial (a.) Resembling ice; having the appearance and consistency of ice; -- said of certain solid compounds; as, glacial phosphoric or acetic acids.
Glacious (a.) Pertaining to, consisting of or resembling, ice; icy.
Gladful (a.) Full of gladness; joyful; glad.
Gladiate (a.) Sword-shaped; resembling a sword in form, as the leaf of the iris, or of the gladiolus.
Gladiatorial (a.) Alt. of Gladiatorian
Gladiatorian (a.) Of or pertaining to gladiators, or to contests or combatants in general.
Gladiatory (a.) Gladiatorial.
Gladly (a.) Preferably; by choice.
Gladly (a.) With pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully; eagerly.
Gladsome (a.) Pleased; joyful; cheerful.
Gladsome (a.) Causing joy, pleasure, or cheerfulness; having the appearance of gayety; pleasing.
Glair (a.) The white of egg. It is used as a size or a glaze in bookbinding, for pastry, etc.
Glair (a.) Any viscous, transparent substance, resembling the white of an egg.
Glair (a.) A broadsword fixed on a pike; a kind of halberd.
Glaireous (a.) Glairy; covered with glair.
Glairy (a.) Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent; slimy.
Glancing (a.) Shooting, as light.
Glancing (a.) Flying off (after striking) in an oblique direction; as, a glancing shot.
Glandered (a.) Affected with glanders; as, a glandered horse.
Glanderous (a.) Of or pertaining to glanders; of the nature of glanders.
Glandiferous (a.) Bearing acorns or other nuts; as, glandiferous trees.
Glandiform (a.) Having the form of a gland or nut; resembling a gland.
Glandular (a.) Containing or supporting glands; consisting of glands; pertaining to glands.
Glanduliferous (a.) Bearing glandules.
Glandulose (a.) Same as Glandulous.
Glandulous (a.) Containing glands; consisting of glands; pertaining to glands; resembling glands.
Glareous (a.) Glairy.
Glaring (a.) Clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced; as, a glaring crime.
Glary (a.) Of a dazzling luster; glaring; bright; shining; smooth.
Glassen (a.) Glassy; glazed.
Glass-faced (a.) Mirror-faced; reflecting the sentiments of another.
Glassful (a.) Glassy; shining like glass.
Glass-gazing (a.) Given to viewing one's self in a glass or mirror; finical.
Glassy (a.) Made of glass; vitreous; as, a glassy substance.
Glassy (a.) Resembling glass in its properties, as in smoothness, brittleness, or transparency; as, a glassy stream; a glassy surface; the glassy deep.
Glassy (a.) Dull; wanting life or fire; lackluster; -- said of the eyes.
Glaucescent (a.) Having a somewhat glaucous appearance or nature; becoming glaucous.
Glaucic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Glaucium or horned poppy; -- formerly applied to an acid derived from it, now known to be fumaric acid.
Glaucine (a.) Glaucous or glaucescent.
Glaucomatous (a.) Having the nature of glaucoma.
Glaucous (a.) Of a sea-green color; of a dull green passing into grayish blue.
Glaucous (a.) Covered with a fine bloom or fine white powder easily rubbed off, as that on a blue plum, or on a cabbage leaf.
Glazen (a.) Resembling glass; glasslike; glazed.
Glazy (a.) Having a glazed appearance; -- said of the fractured surface of some kinds of pin iron.
Gleamy (a.) Darting beams of light; casting light in rays; flashing; coruscating.
Glebeless (a.) Having no glebe.
Glebous (a.) Alt. of Gleby
Gleby (a.) Pertaining to the glebe; turfy; cloddy; fertile; fruitful.
Gleeful (a.) Merry; gay; joyous.
Gleesome (a.) Merry; joyous; gleeful.
Gleety (a.) Ichorous; thin; limpid.
Gleg (a.) Quick of perception; alert; sharp.
Glenoid (a.) Having the form of a smooth and shallow depression; socketlike; -- applied to several articular surfaces of bone; as, the glenoid cavity, or fossa, of the scapula, in which the head of the humerus articulates.
Glenoidal (a.) Glenoid.
Gilbbery (a.) Slippery; changeable.
Gilbbery (a.) Moving easily; nimble; voluble.
Glidder (a.) Alt. of Gliddery
Gliddery (a.) Giving no sure footing; smooth; slippery.
Glitterand (a.) Glittering.
Globate (a.) Alt. of Globated
Globated (a.) Having the form of a globe; spherical.
Globe-shaped (a.) Shaped like a globe.
Globiferous (a.) Having a round or globular tip.
Globose (a.) Having a rounded form resembling that of a globe; globular, or nearly so; spherical.
Globous (a.) Spherical.
Globular (a.) Globe-shaped; having the form of a ball or sphere; spherical, or nearly so; as, globular atoms.
Globuliferous (a.) Bearing globules; in geology, used of rocks, and denoting a variety of concretionary structure, where the concretions are isolated globules and evenly distributed through the texture of the rock.
Globulous (a.) Globular; spherical; orbicular.
Globy (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, a globe; round; orbicular.
Glochidiate (a.) Having barbs; as, glochidiate bristles.
Glomerate (a.) Gathered together in a roundish mass or dense cluster; conglomerate.
Glomerous (a.) Gathered or formed into a ball or round mass.
Glomuliferous (a.) Having small clusters of minutely branched coral-like excrescences.
Gloried (a.) Illustrious; honorable; noble.
Glossal (a.) Of or pertaining to the tongue; lingual.
Glossarial (a.) Of or pertaining to glosses or to a glossary; containing a glossary.
Glossoepiglottic (a.) Pertaining to both tongue and epiglottis; as, glossoepiglottic folds.
Glossographical (a.) Of or pertaining to glossography.
Glossohyal (a.) Pertaining to both the hyoidean arch and the tongue; -- applied to the anterior segment of the hyoidean arch in many fishes. -- n. The glossohyal bone or cartilage; lingual bone; entoglossal bone.
Glossological (a.) Of or pertaining to glossology.
Glossopharyngeal (a.) Pertaining to both the tongue and the pharynx; -- applied especially to the ninth pair of cranial nerves, which are distributed to the pharynx and tongue. -- n. One of the glossopharyngeal nerves.
Glottal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or produced by, the glottis; glottic.
Glottic (a.) Alt. of Glottidean
Glottidean (a.) Of or pertaining to the glottis; glottal.
Glottological (a.) Of or pertaining to glottology.
Glucic (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, sugar; as, glucic acid.
Glucinic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, glucinum; as, glucinic oxide.
Gluconic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glucose.
Gluey (a.) Viscous; glutinous; of the nature of, or like, glue.
Gluish (a.) Somewhat gluey.
Glum (a.) Moody; silent; sullen.
Glumaceous (a.) Having glumes; consisting of glumes.
Glumal (a.) Characterized by a glume, or having the nature of a glume.
Glummy (a.) dark; gloomy; dismal.
Glumpy (a.) Glum; sullen; sulky.
Glunch (a.) Frowning; sulky; sullen.
Glutaconic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, an acid intermediate between glutaric and aconitic acids.
Glutamic (a.) Of or pertaining to gluten.
Glutaric (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid so called; as, glutaric ethers.
Gluteal (a.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the glutaeus.
Glutinative (a.) Having the quality of cementing; tenacious; viscous; glutinous.
Glutinous (a.) Of the nature of glue; resembling glue; viscous; viscid; adhesive; gluey.
Glutinous (a.) Havig a moist and adhesive or sticky surface, as a leaf or gland.
Glutton (a.) Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
Gluttonish (a.) Gluttonous; greedy.
Gluttonous (a.) Given to gluttony; eating to excess; indulging the appetite; voracious; as, a gluttonous age.
Glyceric (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin.
Glycidic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycide; as, glycidic acid.
Glycocholic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, glycocoll and cholic acid.
Glycogenic (a.) Pertaining to, or caused by, glycogen; as, the glycogenic function of the liver.
Glycolic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycol; as, glycolic ether; glycolic acid.
Glycoluric (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, glycol and urea; as, glycoluric acid, which is called also hydantoic acid.
Glyconic (a.) Consisting of a spondee, a choriamb, and a pyrrhic; -- applied to a kind of verse in Greek and Latin poetry.
Glycyrrhizimic (a.) From, or pertaining to, glycyrrhizin; as, glycyrrhizimic acid.
Glyoxalic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an aldehyde acid, intermediate between glycol and oxalic acid.
Glyphic (a.) Of or pertaining to sculpture or carving of any sort, esp. to glyphs.
Glyphographic (a.) Of or pertaining to glyphography.
Glyptic (a.) Of or pertaining to gem engraving.
Glyptic (a.) Figured; marked as with figures.
Glyptographic (a.) Relating to glyptography, or the art of engraving on precious stones.
Gnarled (a.) Knotty; full of knots or gnarls; twisted; crossgrained.
Gnarly (a.) Full of knots; knotty; twisted; crossgrained.
Gnathic (a.) Of or pertaining to the jaw.
Gnathonic (a.) Alt. of Gnathonical
Gnathonical (a.) Flattering; deceitful.
Gneissic (a.) Relating to, or resembling, gneiss; consisting of gneiss.
Gneissoid (a.) Resembling gneiss; having some of the characteristics of gneiss; -- applied to rocks of an intermediate character between granite and gneiss, or mica slate and gneiss.
Gneissose (a.) Having the structure of gneiss.
Gnomic (a.) Alt. of Gnomical
Gnomical (a.) Sententious; uttering or containing maxims, or striking detached thoughts; aphoristic.
Gnomical (a.) Gnomonical.
Gnomologic (a.) Alt. of Gnomological
Gnomological (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling, a gnomology.
Gnomonic (a.) Alt. of Gnomonical
Gnomonical (a.) Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing.
Gnostic (a.) Knowing; wise; shrewd.
Gnostic (a.) Of or pertaining to Gnosticism or its adherents; as, the Gnostic heresy.
Goarish (a.) Patched; mean.
Goatish (a.) Characteristic of a goat; goatlike.
Goatlike (a.) Like a goat; goatish.
Goatskin (a.) Made of the skin of a goat.
Gobelin (a.) Pertaining to tapestry produced in the so-called Gobelin works, which have been maintained by the French Government since 1667.
Gobioid (a.) Like, or pertaining to, the goby, or the genus Gobius.
Godelich (a.) Goodly.
God-fearing (a.) Having a reverential and loving feeling towards God; religious.
Godless (a.) Having, or acknowledging, no God; without reverence for God; impious; wicked.
Godlike (a.) Resembling or befitting a god or God; divine; hence, preeminently good; as, godlike virtue.
Goel (a.) Yellow.
Goggle (a.) Full and rolling, or staring; -- said of the eyes.
Goggled (a.) Prominent; staring, as the eye.
Goggle-eyed (a.) Having prominent and distorted or rolling eyes.
Goitered (a.) Alt. of Goitred
Goitred (a.) Affected with goiter.
Goitrous (a.) Pertaining to the goiter; affected with the goiter; of the nature of goiter or bronchocele.
Gold-beaten (a.) Gilded.
Gold-bound (a.) Encompassed with gold.
Golden (a.) Made of gold; consisting of gold.
Golden (a.) Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.
Golden (a.) Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions.
Goldless (a.) Destitute of gold.
Gonidial (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gonidia.
Gonidial (a.) Of or pertaining to the angles of the mouth; as, a gonidial groove of an actinian.
Gonimous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, gonidia or gonimia, as that part of a lichen which contains the green or chlorophyll-bearing cells.
Goniometric (a.) Alt. of Goniometrical
Goniometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or determined by means of, a goniometer; trigonometric.
Gonorrheal (a.) Alt. of Gonorrhoeal
Gonorrhoeal (a.) Of or pertaining to gonorrhea; as, gonorrheal rheumatism.
Gonydial (a.) Pertaining to the gonys of a bird's beak.
Good-humored (a.) Having a cheerful spirit and demeanor; good-tempered. See Good-natured.
Goodish (a.) Rather good than the contrary; not actually bad; tolerable.
Goodless (a.) Having no goods.
Goodlich (a.) Goodly.
Good-looking (a.) Handsome.
Good-natured (a.) Naturally mild in temper; not easily provoked.
Good-tempered (a.) Having a good temper; not easily vexed. See Good-natured.
Goody-goody (a.) Mawkishly or weakly good; exhibiting goodness with sil
Gooseberry (a.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated.
Gooseberry (a.) A silly person; a goose cap.
Goosewinged (a.) Having a "goosewing."
Goosewinged (a.) Said of a fore-and-aft rigged vessel with foresail set on one side and mainsail on the other; wing and wing.
Goosish (a.) Like a goose; foolish.
Gor-bellied (a.) Bog-bellied.
Gordian (a.) Pertaining to Gordius, king of Phrygia, or to a knot tied by him; hence, intricate; complicated; inextricable.
Gordian (a.) Pertaining to the Gordiacea.
Gorged (a.) Having a gorge or throat.
Gorged (a.) Bearing a coronet or ring about the neck.
Gorged (a.) Glutted; fed to the full.
Gorgon (a.) Like a Gorgon; very ugly or terrific; as, a Gorgon face.
Gorgonean (a.) See Gorgonian, 1.
Gorgonian (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a Gorgon; terrifying into stone; terrific.
Gorgonian (a.) Pertaining to the Gorgoniacea; as, gorgonian coral.
Gormand (a.) Gluttonous; voracious.
Gory (a.) Covered with gore or clotted blood.
Gory (a.) Bloody; murderous.
Gospel (a.) Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
Gossamery (a.) Like gossamer; flimsy.
Gossaniferous (a.) Containing or producing gossan.
Gossipy (a.) Full of, or given to, gossip.
Gothic (a.) Pertaining to the Goths; as, Gothic customs; also, rude; barbarous.
Gothic (a.) Of or pertaining to a style of architecture with pointed arches, steep roofs, windows large in proportion to the wall spaces, and, generally, great height in proportion to the other dimensions -- prevalent in Western Europe from about 1200 to 1475 a. d. See Illust. of Abacus, and Capital.
Gourdy (a.) Swelled in the legs.
Gouty (a.) Diseased with, or subject to, the gout; as, a gouty person; a gouty joint.
Gouty (a.) Pertaining to the gout.
Gouty (a.) Swollen, as if from gout.
Gouty (a.) Boggy; as, gouty land.
Governable (a.) Capable of being governed, or subjected to authority; controllable; manageable; obedient.
Governing (a.) Holding the superiority; prevalent; controlling; as, a governing wind; a governing party in a state.
Governing (a.) Requiring a particular case.
Governmental (a.) Pertaining to government; made by government; as, governmental duties.
Gowany (a.) Having, abounding in, or decked with, daisies.
Gowden (a.) Golden.
Graafian (a.) Pertaining to, or discovered by, Regnier de Graaf, a Dutch physician.
Graced (a.) Endowed with grace; beautiful; full of graces; honorable.
Graceful (a.) Displaying grace or beauty in form or action; elegant; easy; agreeable in appearance; as, a graceful walk, deportment, speaker, air, act, speech.
Graceless (a.) Wanting in grace or excellence; departed from, or deprived of, divine grace; hence, depraved; corrupt.
Graceless (a.) Unfortunate. Cf. Grace, n., 4.
Gracile (a.) Alt. of Gracillent
Gracillent (a.) Slender; thin.
Gracious (a.) Abounding in grace or mercy; manifesting love,. or bestowing mercy; characterized by grace; beneficent; merciful; disposed to show kindness or favor; condescending; as, his most gracious majesty.
Gracious (a.) Abounding in beauty, love
Gracious (a.) Produced by divine grace; influenced or controlled by the divine influence; as, gracious affections.
Gradational (a.) By regular steps or gradations; of or pertaining to gradation.
Gradatory (a.) Proceeding step by step, or by gradations; gradual.
Gradatory (a.) Suitable for walking; -- said of the limbs of an animal when adapted for walking on land.
Gradely (a.) Decent; orderly.
Gradient (a.) Moving by steps; walking; as, gradient automata.
Gradient (a.) Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination; as, the gradient
Gradient (a.) Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds.
Graduated (a.) Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades.
Graduated (a.) Tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer.
Grain (a.) Temper; natural disposition; inclination.
Grain (a.) A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.
Grained (a.) Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.
Grained (a.) Dyed in grain; ingrained.
Grained (a.) Painted or stained in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
Grained (a.) Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers.
Grainy (a.) Resembling grains; granular.
Grallatorial (a.) Alt. of Grallatory
Grallatory (a.) Of or pertaining to the Grallatores, or waders.
Grallic (a.) Pertaining to the Grallae.
Gram (a.) Angry.
Grame (a.) Anger; wrath; scorn.
Grame (a.) Sorrow; grief; misery.
Graminaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the grasses; gramineous; as, graminaceous plants.
Gramineal (a.) Gramineous.
Gramineous (a.) Like, Or pertaining to, grass. See Grass, n., 2.
Graminifolious (a.) Bearing leaves resembling those of grass.
Graminivorous (a.) Feeding or subsisting on grass, and the like food; -- said of horses, cattle, and other animals.
Grammarless (a.) Without grammar.
Grammatic (a.) Grammatical.
Grammatical (a.) Of or pertaining to grammar; of the nature of grammar; as, a grammatical rule.
Grammatical (a.) According to the rules of grammar; grammatically correct; as, the sentence is not grammatical; the construction is not grammatical.
Grandevous (a.) Of great age; aged; longlived.
Grand-ducal (a.) Of or pertaining to a grand duke.
Grandfatherly (a.) Like a grandfather in age or manner; kind; benignant; indulgent.
Grandific (a.) Making great.
Grandiloquent (a.) Speaking in a lofty style; pompous; bombastic.
Grandiloquous (a.) Grandiloquent.
Grandinous (a.) Consisting of hail; abounding in hail.
Grandiose (a.) Impressive or elevating in effect; imposing; splendid; striking; -- in a good sense.
Grandiose (a.) Characterized by affectation of grandeur or splendor; flaunting; turgid; bombastic; -- in a bad sense; as, a grandiose style.
Grandmotherly (a.) Like a grandmother in age or manner; kind; indulgent.
Graniferous (a.) Bearing grain, or seeds like grain.
Graniform (a.) Formed like of corn.
Granitic (a.) Like granite in composition, color, etc.; having the nature of granite; as, granitic texture.
Granitic (a.) Consisting of granite; as, granitic mountains.
Granitical (a.) Granitic.
Granitiform (a.) Resembling granite in structure or shape.
Granitoid (a.) Resembling granite in granular appearance; as, granitoid gneiss; a granitoid pavement.
Granivorous (a.) Eating grain; feeding or subsisting on seeds; as, granivorous birds.
Grantable (a.) Capable of being granted.
Granular (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, grains; as, a granular substance.
Granulary (a.) Granular.
Granulate (a.) Alt. of Granulated
Granulated (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, grains; crystallized in grains; granular; as, granulated sugar.
Granulated (a.) Having numerous small elevations, as shagreen.
Granuliferous (a.) Full of granulations.
Granuliform (a.) Having a granular structure; granular; as, granuliform limestone.
Granulous (a.) Full of grains; abounding with granular substances; granular.
Grapeless (a.) Wanting grapes or the flavor of grapes.
Graphic (a.) Alt. of Graphical
Graphical (a.) Of or pertaining to the arts of painting and drawing.
Graphical (a.) Of or pertaining to the art of writing.
Graphical (a.) Written or engraved; formed of letters or
Graphical (a.) Well de
Graphical (a.) Having the faculty of, or characterized by, clear and impressive description; vivid; as, a graphic writer.
Graphitic (a.) Pertaining to, containing, derived from, or resembling, graphite.
Graphitoid (a.) Alt. of Graphitoidal
Graphitoidal (a.) Resembling graphite or plumbago.
Grapsoid (a.) Pertaining to the genus Grapsus or the family Grapsidae.
Graptolitic (a.) Of or pertaining to graptolites; containing graptolites; as, a graptolitic slate.
Grapy (a.) Composed of, or resembling, grapes.
Graspable (a.) Capable of being grasped.
Grasping (a.) Seizing; embracing; catching.
Grasping (a.) Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous; close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man.
Graspless (a.) Without a grasp; relaxed.
Grass-green (a.) Green with grass.
Grass-green (a.) Of the color of grass; clear and vivid green.
Grass-grown (a.) Overgrown with grass; as, a grass-grown road.
Grassless (a.) Destitute of grass.
Grassy (a.) Covered with grass; abounding with grass; as, a grassy lawn.
Grassy (a.) Resembling grass; green.
Grate (a.) Serving to gratify; agreeable.
Grated (a.) Furnished with a grate or grating; as, grated windows.
Grateful (a.) Having a due sense of benefits received; kindly disposed toward one from whom a favor has been received; willing to acknowledge and repay, or give thanks for, benefits; as, a grateful heart.
Grateful (a.) Affording pleasure; pleasing to the senses; gratifying; delicious; as, a grateful present; food grateful to the palate; grateful sleep.
Grater (a.) One who, or that which, grates; especially, an instrument or utensil with a rough, indented surface, for rubbing off small particles of any substance; as a grater for nutmegs.
Glatified (a.) Pleased; indulged according to desire.
Grating (a.) That grates; making a harsh sound; harsh.
Gratitude (a.) The state of being grateful; warm and friendly feeling toward a benefactor; kindness awakened by a favor received; thankfulness.
Gratuitous (a.) Given without an equivalent or recompense; conferred without valuable consideration; granted without pay, or without claim or merit; not required by justice.
Gratuitous (a.) Not called for by the circumstances; without reason, cause, or proof; adopted or asserted without any good ground; as, a gratuitous assumption.
Gratulate (a.) To salute with declaration of joy; to congratulate.
Gratulate (a.) Worthy of gratulation.
Gratulatory (a.) Expressing gratulation or joy; congratulatory.
Gravamen (a.) The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint. Bouvier.
Graveless (a.) Without a grave; unburied.
Gravelly (a.) Abounding with gravel; consisting of gravel; as, a gravelly soil.
Graveolent (a.) Having a rank smell.
Gravic (a.) Pertaining to, or causing, gravitation; as, gravic forces; gravic attraction.
Gravid (a.) Being with child; heavy with young; pregnant; fruitful; as, a gravid uterus; gravid piety.
Gravidated (a.) Made pregnant; big.
Gravigrade (a.) Slow-paced.
Gravimetric (a.) Of or pertaining to measurement by weight; measured by weight.
Gravitational (a.) Of or pertaining to the force of gravity; as, gravitational units.
Gravitative (a.) Causing to gravitate; tending to a center.
Gravity (a.) The state of having weight; beaviness; as, the gravity of lead.
Gravity (a.) Sobriety of character or demeanor.
Gravity (a.) Importance, significance, dignity, etc; hence, seriousness; enormity; as, the gravity of an offense.
Gravity (a.) The tendency of a mass of matter toward a center of attraction; esp., the tendency of a body toward the center of the earth; terrestrial gravitation.
Gravity (a.) Lowness of tone; -- opposed to acuteness.
Grayish (a.) Somewhat gray.
Grayling (a.) A European fish (Thymallus vulgaris), allied to the trout, but having a very broad dorsal fin; -- called also umber. It inhabits cold mountain streams, and is valued as a game fish.
Grayling (a.) An American fish of the genus Thymallus, having similar habits to the above; one species (T. Ontariensis), inhabits several streams in Michigan; another (T. montanus), is found in the Yellowstone region.
Great-bellied (a.) Having a great belly; bigbellied; pregnant; teeming.
Great-hearted (a.) High-spirited; fearless.
Great-hearted (a.) Generous; magnanimous; noble.
Grecian (a.) Of or pertaining to Greece; Greek.
Greco-Roman (a.) Having characteristics that are partly Greek and partly Roman; as, Greco-Roman architecture.
Greek (a.) Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
Greekish (a.) Peculiar to Greece.
Green-eyed (a.) Having green eyes.
Green-eyed (a.) Seeing everything through a medium which discolors or distorts.
Greenish (a.) Somewhat green; having a tinge of green; as, a greenish yellow.
Greenly (a.) Of a green color.
Greenwood (a.) Pertaining to a greenwood; as, a greenwood shade.
Greet (a.) Great.
Gregal (a.) Pertaining to, or like, a flock.
Gregarian (a.) Gregarious; belonging to the herd or common sort; common.
Gregarine (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gregarinae.
Gregarious (a.) Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or living alone.
Gregorian (a.) Pertaining to, or originated by, some person named Gregory, especially one of the popes of that name.
Gremial (a.) Of or pertaining to the lap or bosom.
Grene (a.) Green.
Gressorial (a.) Alt. of Gressorious
Gressorious (a.) Adapted for walking; anisodactylous; as the feet of certain birds and insects. See Illust. under Aves.
Gret (a.) Alt. of Grete
Grete (a.) Great.
Grewsome (a.) Alt. of Gruesome
Gruesome (a.) Ugly; frightful.
Grey (a.) See Gray (the correct orthography).
Grief (a.) Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one's self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness.
Grief (a.) Cause of sorrow or pain; that which afficts or distresses; trial; grievance.
Grief (a.) Physical pain, or a cause of it; malady.
Griefful (a.) Full of grief or sorrow.
Griefless (a.) Without grief.
Grievable (a.) Lamentable.
Grieving (a.) Sad; sorrowful; causing grief.
Grievous (a.) Causing grief or sorrow; painful; afflictive; hard to bear; offensive; harmful.
Grievous (a.) Characterized by great atrocity; heinous; aggravated; flagitious; as, a grievous sin.
Grievous (a.) Full of, or expressing, grief; showing great sorrow or affliction; as, a grievous cry.
Gril (a.) Harsh; hard; severe; stern; rough.
Grimaced (a.) Distorted; crabbed.
Grimly (a.) Grim; hideous; stern.
Gripeful (a.) Disposed to gripe; extortionate.
Griper (a.) One who gripes; an oppressor; an extortioner.
Gripple (a.) Griping; greedy; covetous; tenacious.
Gris (a.) Gray.
Gris (a.) A costly kind of fur.
Griseous (a.) Of a light color, or white, mottled with black or brown; grizzled or grizzly.
Grisled (a.) See Grizzled.
Grisly (a.) Frightful; horrible; dreadful; harsh; as, grisly locks; a grisly specter.
Gristly (a.) Consisting of, or containing, gristle; like gristle; cartilaginous.
Gritty (a.) Containing sand or grit; consisting of grit; caused by grit; full of hard particles.
Gritty (a.) Spirited; resolute; unyielding.
Grizelin (a.) See Gridelin.
Grizzled (a.) Gray; grayish; sprinkled or mixed with gray; of a mixed white and black.
Grizzly (a.) Somewhat gray; grizzled.
Grizzly (a.) In hydraulic mining, gratings used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices.
Groanful (a.) Agonizing; sad.
Groggy (a.) Overcome with grog; tipsy; unsteady on the legs.
Groggy (a.) Weakened in a fight so as to stagger; -- said of pugilists.
Groggy (a.) Moving in a hobbling manner, owing to ten der feet; -- said of a horse.
Groined (a.) Built with groins; as, a groined ceiling; a groined vault.
Grosgrain (a.) Of a coarse texture; -- applied to silk with a heavy thread running crosswise.
Gross (a.) The main body; the chief part, bulk, or mass.
Gross-headed (a.) Thick-skulled; stupid.
Grossular (a.) Pertaining too, or resembling, a gooseberry; as, grossular garnet.
Grossular (a.) A translucent garnet of a pale green color like that of the gooseberry; -- called also grossularite.
Grotesgue (a.) Like the figures found in ancient grottoes; grottolike; wildly or strangely formed; whimsical; extravagant; of irregular forms and proportions; fantastic; ludicrous; antic.
Groundless (a.) Without ground or foundation; wanting cause or reason for support; not authorized; false; as, groundless fear; a groundless report or assertion.
Grouty (a.) Cross; sulky; sullen.
Groveling (a.) Lying prone; low; debased.
Grovy (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a grove; situated in, or frequenting, groves.
Growable (a.) Capable of growth.
Growthful (a.) Having capacity of growth.
Grubby (a.) Dirty; unclean.
Grudgeful (a.) Full of grudge; envious.
Gruelly (a.) Like gruel; of the consistence of gruel.
Gruesome (a.) Same as Grewsome.
Grum (a.) Morose; severe of countenance; sour; surly; glum; grim.
Grum (a.) Low; deep in the throat; guttural; rumbling; as,
Grumose (a.) Clustered in grains at intervals; grumous.
Grumous (a.) Resembling or containing grume; thick; concreted; clotted; as, grumous blood.
Grumous (a.) See Grumose.
Grumpy (a.) Surly; dissatisfied; grouty.
Guaiac (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, guaiacum.
Guaniferous (a.) Yielding guano.
Guarded (a.) Cautious; wary; circumspect; as, he was guarded in his expressions; framed or uttered with caution; as, his expressions were guarded.
Guardful (a.) Cautions; wary; watchful.
Guardian (a.) Performing, or appropriate to, the office of a protector; as, a guardian care.
Guardianless (a.) Without a guardian.
Guardless (a.) Without a guard or defense; unguarded.
Gubernative (a.) Governing.
Gubernatorial (a.) Pertaining to a governor, or to government.
Guelphic (a.) Alt. of Guelfic
Guelfic (a.) Of or pertaining to the family or the faction of the Guelphs.
Guerdonable (a.) Worthy of reward.
Guerdonless (a.) Without reward or guerdon.
Guerilla (a.) See Guerrilla.
Guerrilla (a.) Pertaining to, or engaged in, warfare carried on irregularly and by independent bands; as, a guerrilla party; guerrilla warfare.
Guessable (a.) Capable of being guessed.
Guessive (a.) Conjectural.
Guidable (a.) Capable of being guided; willing to be guided or counseled.
Guideless (a.) Without a guide.
Guildable (a.) Liable to a tax.
Guileful (a.) Full of guile; characterized by cunning, deceit, or treachery; guilty.
Guileless (a.) Free from guile; artless.
Guilloched (a.) Waved or engine-turned.
Guiltless (a.) Free from guilt; innocent.
Guiltless (a.) Without experience or trial; unacquainted (with).
Guilt-sick (a.) Made sick by consciousness of guilt.
Gular (a.) Pertaining to the gula or throat; as, gular plates. See Illust. of Bird, and Bowfin.
Gulfy (a.) Full of whirlpools or gulfs.
Gullible (a.) Easily gulled; that may be duped.
Gullish (a.) Foolish; stupid.
Gulty (a.) Guilty.
Guly (a.) Of or pertaining to gules; red.
Gummatous (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, gumma.
Gummiferous (a.) Producing gum; gum-bearing.
Gummous (a.) Gumlike, or composed of gum; gummy.
Gummous (a.) Of or pertaining to a gumma.
Gummy (a.) Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum.
Gunshot (a.) Made by the shot of a gun: as. a gunshot wound.
Gushing (a.) Rushing forth with violence, as a fluid; flowing copiously; as, gushing waters.
Gushing (a.) Emitting copiously, as tears or words; weakly and unreservedly demonstrative in matters of affection; sentimental.
Gustatory (a.) Pertaining to, or subservient to, the sense of taste; as, the gustatory nerve which supplies the front of the tongue.
Gustful (a.) Tasteful; well-tasted.
Gustful (a.) Gusty.
Gustless (a.) Tasteless; insipid.
Gusty (a.) Subject to, or characterized by, gusts or squalls; windy; stormy; tempestuous.
Guttate (a.) Spotted, as if discolored by drops.
Guttated (a.) Besprinkled with drops, or droplike spots.
Guttiferous (a.) Yielding gum or resinous substances.
Guttiferous (a.) Pertaining to a natural order of trees and shrubs (Guttiferae) noted for their abounding in a resinous sap.
Guttiform (a.) Drop-shaped, as a spot of color.
Guttulous (a.) In droplike form.
Guttural (a.) Of or pertaining to the throat; formed in the throat; relating to, or characteristic of, a sound formed in the throat.
Gutturine (a.) Pertaining to the throat.
Gutty (a.) Charged or sprinkled with drops.
Gymnastic (a.) Alt. of Gymnastical
Gymnastical (a.) Pertaining to athletic exercises intended for health, defense, or diversion; -- said of games or exercises, as running, leaping, wrestling, throwing the discus, the javelin, etc.; also, pertaining to disciplinary exercises for the intellect; athletic; as, gymnastic exercises, contests, etc.
Gymnic (a.) Alt. of Gymnical
Gymnical (a.) Athletic; gymnastic.
Gymnoblastic (a.) Of or pertaining to the Gymnoblastea.
Gymnocarpous (a.) Naked-fruited, the fruit either smooth or not adherent to the perianth.
Gymnopaedic (a.) Having young that are naked when hatched; psilopaedic; -- said of certain birds.
Gymnorhinal (a.) Having unfeathered nostrils, as certain birds.
Gynaecian (a.) The same as Gynecian.
Gynandrian (a.) Alt. of Gynandrous
Gynandrous (a.) Having stamens inserted in the pistil; belonging to the class Gynandria.
Gynandromorphous (a.) Affected, with gynandromorphism.
Gynantherous (a.) Pertaining to an abnormal condition of the flower, in which the stamens are converted into pistils.
Gynecian (a.) Of or relating to women.
Gynecological (a.) Of or pertaining to gynecology.
Gynobasic (a.) Pertaining to, or having, a gynobase.
Gynodioecious (a.) Dioecious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers.
Gypseous (a.) Resembling or containing gypsum; partaking of the qualities of gypsum.
Gypsiferous (a.) Containing gypsum.
Gyp'sine (a.) Gypseous.
Gypsy (a.) Pertaining to, or suitable for, gypsies.
Gyral (a.) Moving in a circular path or way; whirling; gyratory.
Gyral (a.) Pertaining to a gyrus, or convolution.
Gyrant (a.) Gyrating.
Gyrate (a.) Winding or coiled round; curved into a circle; taking a circular course.
Gyratory (a.) Moving in a circle, or spirally; revolving; whirling around.
Gyreful (a.) Abounding in gyres.
Gyroidal (a.) Spiral in arrangement or action.
Gyroidal (a.) Having the planes arranged spirally, so that they inc
Gyroidal (a.) Turning the plane of polarization circularly or spirally to the right or left.
Gyronny (a.) Covered with gyrons, or divided so as to form several gyrons; -- said of an escutcheon.
Gyroscopic (a.) Pertaining to the gyroscope; resembling the motion of the gyroscope.
Gy-rose (a.) Turned round like a crook, or bent to and fro.
Gyrostatic (a.) Of or pertaining to the gyrostat or to gyrostatics.
Gyte (a.) Delirious; senselessly extravagant; as, the man is clean gyte.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".