from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Completely awake.
  • adjective Alert; watchful.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sooty tern, Sterna fuliginosa, a tropical and subtropical species, named from its cry.
  • On the alert; keen; sharp; knowing.
  • noun A soft felt hat: a name given about 1850.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Fully awake; not drowsy or dull; hence, knowing; keen; alert.
  • noun A broad-brimmed, low-crowned felt hat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective completely or fully awake
  • adjective alert, vigilant or watchful
  • noun The sooty tern

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective fully alert and watchful
  • adjective fully awake


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