An angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"


language that is spoken or written; "he has a gift for words"; "she put her thoughts into words"

words making up the dialogue of a play; "the actor forgot his speech"

the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"

the words that are spoken; "I listened to his words very closely"

an angry dispute; "they had a quarrel"; "they had words"



Usage Examples

A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.

A million words were going through my head and honestly I didn't say one of them. I wanted to let it sit, simmer, you know I wanted to soak it all in - the moment was amazing.

A picture is worth a thousand words.

A picture is a poem without words.

'Keep your head down at school.' Those are sage words from my dad. They kept me in check for years.

All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words.

A lot of children, like I did, move away from words because of the fear - which is something you have to take out of education: the fear of worrying about what marks you'll get, detention, worrying about letting people down, your parents, teachers.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.

All human wisdom is summed up in two words wait and hope.

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words 'Ich bin ein Berliner!'

A theology should be like poetry, which takes us to the end of what words and thoughts can do.

A man who lives right, and is right, has more power in his silence than another has by his words.

After a gig I always head back to the hotel, remembering granny's words of wisdom. I cancel the late-night pizza and watch the Jonathan Ross show instead.


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