gust
I. noun Etymology: Middle English guste, from Latin gustus; akin to Latin gustare to taste — more at choose Date: 15th century 1. obsolete a. the sensation of taste b. inclination, liking 2. keen delight II. noun Etymology: probably from Old Norse gustr; akin to Old High German gussa flood, and perhaps to Old English gēotan to pour — more at found Date: 1588 1. a sudden brief rush of wind 2. a sudden outburst ; surge <
a gust of emotion
>
gustily adverbgustiness noungusty adjective III. intransitive verb Date: 1813 to blow in gusts <
winds gusting up to 40 mph
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gust — GUST, gusturi, s.n. I. Simţ prin care organismul primeşte (cu ajutorul limbii şi mucoasei bucale) informaţii asupra proprietăţilor chimice ale unor substanţe cu care vine în contact; senzaţie produsă de o substanţă (alimentară) prin excitarea… …   Dicționar Român

  • Gust — ist der Name folgender Personen: Erich Gust (1909−1992), deutscher Schutzhaftlagerführer im KZ Buchenwald Frank Gust (* 1969), deutscher Serienmörder Reinhard Gust (* 1950), deutscher Ruderer Wolfgang Gust (* 1935), deutscher Historiker,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gust — Gust, n. [L. gustus; cf. It. & Sp. gusto. [root]46.] [1913 Webster] 1. The sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto. [1913 Webster] An ox will relish the tender flesh of kids with as much gust and appetite. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Güst — † Gǖst, adj. et adv. welches im gemeinen Leben, besonders Niedersachsens, für unbefruchtet üblich ist, und besonders von Thieren gebraucht wird; im Hoch und Oberdeutschen gelt, S. dasselbe. Güstes Vieh, welches entweder noch gar nicht, oder doch… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Gust — may be:* Gust, short blast of wind *Gust Corporation, Japanese, game software GUST: *Glasgow University Student Television *Global Underwater Search Team *Gulf University for Science and Technology …   Wikipedia

  • gust — gust1 [gust] n. [ON gustr, gust, blast < gjosa, to gush, break out < IE * gheus < base * ĝheu , to pour > GUT, L fundere] 1. a sudden, strong rush of air or wind 2. a sudden burst of rain, smoke, fire, sound, etc. 3. an outburst of… …   English World dictionary

  • Gušt — (Сплитска,Хорватия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Splitska Krnji Rat III, 14, 21410 Сплитска, Хорват …   Каталог отелей

  • Gust — Gust, v. t. [Cf. L. gustare, It. gustare, Sp. gustar. See {GUST} a relish.] To taste; to have a relish for. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gust — (g[u^]st), n. [Icel. gustr a cool breeze. Cf. {Gush}.] 1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind. [1913 Webster] Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden violent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gust — gȕst m <N mn i/ ovi rij., G ā/ ōvā> DEFINICIJA reg., v. gušt ETIMOLOGIJA v. gušt …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gust — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. guście; lm M. y || a {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} wrodzone lub nabyte poczucie piękna, właściwych proporcji, elegancji; smak : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Mieć dobry gust.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”