Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A termination consisting of the suffix -ous with a preceding original or euphonic vowel i. It formerly alternated with -eous. See -eous and -ous.
“Moving on from books, Chris at qwghlm reports that the UK Daily Mail has discovered del. ic.ious.”
“One of Chris's examples of a Daily Mail del. ic.ious top tag is a story about how flip-flops can damage your health.”
“Namibian authorities found a suspic ious package at an airport as workers loaded luggage on a flight to Germany.”
“After missing what was one of the greatest opportunities for a pun-titled sequel why the hell wasn't it just called Fast & Four-ious?”
“This is simply Hilhary-ious!! i'm going to to make a puppet show of my own.”
“In addition to serious discussion of literature, Dryden did satirical entertainment for the other patrons.”
“Pugin was deeply involved in a religious movement that idealised the Middle Ages for its spiritual awareness – he loved the gothic aesthetic and he loved the medieval morality.”
“I signed contracts yesterday with BenBella Books for my essay, "The Fast and the Furry-ious" to be included in the Stephanie Plum Pop Culture Anthology coming out in February 2007!”
“Hell, who needs power, wealth, or re lig ious fr ee dom when you got traditional folk songs to sing, over and over again!”
“I just want to know who's going to be the first wise-ass to say: "Not just funny, Mein Führer is Hitler-ious!”
Looking for tweets for ious.