vaporer
noun see vapor II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vaporer — Va por*er, n. One who vapors; a braggart. [1913 Webster] {Vaporer moth}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Orgyia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaporer — See vapor. * * * …   Universalium

  • vaporer — n. Boaster, blusterer, braggart, swaggerer, vaunter, bully, braggadocio …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vaporer — va·por·er …   English syllables

  • vaporer — ˈvāpərə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: vapor (II) + er : one that vapors; especially : braggart …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vaporer moth — Vaporer Va por*er, n. One who vapors; a braggart. [1913 Webster] {Vaporer moth}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Orgyia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaporer moth — Orgyia Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orgyia — Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia leucostigma})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orgyia leucostigma — Orgyia Or*gy i*a, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the length of the outstretched arms. So named because, when at rest, it stretches forward its fore legs like arms.] (Zo[ o]l.). A genus of bombycid moths whose caterpillars (esp. those of {Orgyia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vapor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English vapour, from Anglo French vapor, from Latin, steam, vapor Date: 14th century 1. diffused matter (as smoke or fog) suspended floating in the air and impairing its transparency 2. a. a substance in the gaseous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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