Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • In the course of life I could put up with any amount of monotony far more patiently than even the smallest disturbance, bother, bustle, or what the Scotch call kur f u f e.

    Surprised by Joy

  • That evening a party of us were gathered in the salon discussing the day's "kur" with feverish animation.

    In a German Pension

  • If I go up to London to be under Maclean for three months, it _may_ set me up again to a certain point, but unless it be followed by the "kur" at the baths, and then by that other "massage" business within a year or so, it would be just the old story, just what it was before, only that I am three or four years older than I was, and -- certainly not stronger.

    Robin Redbreast A Story for Girls

  • According to Reginald Aubrey Fessenden – author of The Deluged Civilisation of the Caucasus Isthmus (1927) – The term ‘Rostau’ is again a literal translation of E-kur or Akur – meaning the “great mountain” or “great house.”

    Name Stargate | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • She has advanced the development of an amalgamation of Ashkenazi and Mizrahi sources in a single musical composition, a synthesis that can be interpreted as a nostalgic return to — and reaffirmation of — one of the most potent ideas in the history of Zionist ideology: the Israeli social melting pot (kur ha-hitukh), so often problematized and ridiculed in recent post-Zionist discourse.

    Betty Olivero.

  • Have not heard of the word, but is the proper pronunciation [kor] or [kur]?

    courbature - French Word-A-Day

  • May 11, 2008 at 10:29 am wellz, ai kan leegullee getz mai liscence awn mai next birfdae, but ai haz tew get mai lurnerz purrmit furst, adn tew doo taht ai needz tew pass teh test, adn tew doo taht ai needz teh kur…curri…teh studdy stuff, wich ai hazzint exactly gotteded yet.

    Mom cat humors kid cat - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • * Dns resolved kur. servegame.com to 71.130.203.111

    Fake torrents showing up

  • Fa'afafine in Polynesia, Sworn Virgins in the Balkans, Khanith in Oman, sekhet in Ancient Egypt, kur.gar.ra from Sumer, eunuchs of Greece were considered third gender, quariwarmi among Incans, etc.

    In the transgender vanguard.

  • Try this one on for size: wankerzone [wan'-kur-zohn] n. a place where hardcore liberals and conservatives go to hit each other with pillows.

    The Future is Now « So Many Books

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.