donkey

  • 1 Donkey — Студийный альбо …

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  • 2 donkey — ► NOUN (pl. donkeys) 1) a domesticated hoofed mammal of the horse family with long ears and a braying call. 2) informal a foolish person. ● donkey s years Cf. ↑donkey s years ● talk the hind leg off a donkey Cf. ↑ …

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  • 3 Donkey — Don key (d[o^][ng] k[y^]), n.; pl. {Donkeys} (d[o^][ng] k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass. [1913… …

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  • 4 Donkey — ist ein Kartenspiel, auch unter dem Namen Schlafmütze bekannt; eine Hilfsdampfmaschine auf einem Schiff, betrieben von einem Donkeyman Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort beze …

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  • 5 Donkey — Donkey, Hilfskessel an Bord der Handelsschiffe, der während der Liegezeit im Hafen den Dampf für die Ladewinden u.s.w. liefert …

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  • 6 donkey — 1785, originally slang, perhaps a dim. from dun dull gray brown, the form perhaps influenced by monkey. Or possibly from a familiar form of Duncan (Cf. dobbin). The older English word was ASS (Cf. ass) …

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  • 7 donkey — [n] small domestic horselike mammal ass, burro, horse, jackass, jennet, jenny, maud, moke, mule, neddy, pony, Rocky Mountain canary*; concept 400 …

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  • 8 donkey — [däŋ′kē, dôŋ′kē; ] also [, duŋ′kē] n. pl. donkeys [also earlier donky: late slang, rhyming with and patterned after MONKEY: < ? DUNCAN1 or < ? DUN1] 1. a domesticated ass: see ASS1 …

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  • 9 Donkey — For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). Donkey Conservation status Domesticated Scientific classific …

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  • 10 donkey — /dong kee, dawng , dung /, n., pl. donkeys, adj. n. 1. the domestic ass, Equus asinus. 2. (since 1874) a representation of this animal as the emblem of the U.S. Democratic party. 3. a stupid, silly, or obstinate person. 4. a woodworking apparatus …

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  • 11 donkey — I. /ˈdɒŋki / (say dongkee) noun (plural donkeys) 1. a domesticated ass, Equus asinus, used as a beast of burden. 2. a stupid, silly or obstinate person. –adjective 3. Machinery auxiliary: donkey pump. –phrase 4. be on like Donkey Kong, (of a… …

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  • 12 Donkey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Donkey peut faire référence à : Donkey (album de musique), deuxième album studio du groupe de musique brésilien Cansei de Ser Sexy. Donkey Kong… …

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  • 13 donkey — [18] The usual English word for ‘donkey’ from Anglo Saxon times was ass, and donkey is not recorded until Francis Grose entered it in his Dictionary of the vulgar tonge 1785; ‘Donkey or Donkey Dick, a he or Jackass’. No one really knows where it… …

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  • 14 donkey — [18] The usual English word for ‘donkey’ from Anglo Saxon times was ass, and donkey is not recorded until Francis Grose entered it in his Dictionary of the vulgar tonge 1785; ‘Donkey or Donkey Dick, a he or Jackass’. No one really knows where it… …

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  • 15 donkey — noun /ˈdʌŋki/ a) A domestic animal, Equus asinus, similar to a horse. b) A stubborn person. See Also: donkey jacket, donkey vote, donkey work, donkey’s years …

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  • 16 donkey — noun VERB + DONKEY ▪ ride DONKEY + VERB ▪ bray ▪ graze DONKEY + NOUN ▪ cart ▪ …

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  • 17 donkey — [[t]dɒ̱ŋki[/t]] donkeys 1) N COUNT A donkey is an animal which is like a horse but which is smaller and has longer ears. Syn: ass 2) PHRASE: prep PHR (emphasis) For donkey s years means for a very long time. [BRIT, INFORMAL] I ve been a… …

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  • 18 donkey */ — UK [ˈdɒŋkɪ] / US [ˈdɑŋkɪ] noun [countable] Word forms donkey : singular donkey plural donkeys 1) a grey or brown animal similar to a horse, but smaller and with long ears. In some countries it is used for riding and for pulling or carrying heavy… …

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  • 19 donkey —    A variant of ass, and used as a mildly insulting term to someone considered to be silly since the beginning of the nineteenth century. ‘You little donkey’ occurs in Charlotte Yonge’s Countess Kate. ‘You butter fingered donkey’ is used in… …

    A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • 20 donkey — n. (pl. eys) 1 a domestic ass. 2 colloq. a stupid or foolish person. Phrases and idioms: donkey engine a small auxiliary engine. donkey jacket a thick weatherproof jacket worn by workers and as a fashion garment. donkey s years colloq. a very… …

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