Ataunt
Ataunt A*taunt", Ataunto A*taunt"o, adv. [F. autant as much (as possible).] (Naut.) Fully rigged, as a vessel; with all sails set; set on end or set right. [1913 Webster]

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  • ataunt — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ataunto — Ataunt A*taunt , Ataunto A*taunt o, adv. [F. autant as much (as possible).] (Naut.) Fully rigged, as a vessel; with all sails set; set on end or set right. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neat — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Ciceronian, Daedalian, OK, Spartan, absolute, ace high, adept, adroit, all ataunto, anal, apt, artistic, ascetic, ataunt, austere, authoritative, bad, bald, bang up, bare, bonzer, boss, bravura, braw, brilliant …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shipshape — Synonyms and related words: all ataunto, anal, ataunt, bungup and bilge free, chipper, dinky, neat, orderly, sleek, slick, smart, snug, spick and span, spick and span, spotless, spruce, taut, tidy, tight, trig, trim, uncluttered, well cared for,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taut — Synonyms and related words: all ataunto, anxious, apprehensive, ataunt, bungup and bilge free, close, dragged out, drawn, drawn out, elongated, extended, firm, in suspense, in trim, keyed up, lengthened, neat, on edge, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tight — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, afflicted, airtight, all ataunto, anal, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, aposiopestic, arduous, ataunt, austere, autocratic, avaricious, ballproof, bent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trig — Synonyms and related words: all ataunto, anal, ataunt, braw, bungup and bilge free, chic, classy, clothes conscious, cosmopolitan, dapper, dashing, dinky, dressed to advantage, dressed to kill, elegant, exquisite, genteel, jaunty, natty, neat,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • trim — Synonyms and related words: Attic, Ciceronian, abbreviate, ability, abridge, abstain, abstract, adjoin, adjunct, adjustment, adorn, adornment, affix, all ataunto, anal, anchor, annex, apoise, apparel, arrange, arrangement, array, ataunt, athletic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • taunt — taunt1 [tônt, tänt] adj. [prob. aphetic for naut. ataunt, fully rigged < Fr autant, as much] very tall: said of a ship s mast taunt2 [tônt, tänt] vt. [< ? Fr tant pour tant, tit for tat] 1. to reproach in scornful or sarcastic language;… …   English World dictionary

  • ataunto — adjective see ataunt …   Useful english dictionary

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