Definition of Retentive

Retentive a. means: Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.

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Retentive a. means: Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.

Meaning of Retentive

Retentive (a.) means: Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.

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Retentive (a.): Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.

Fast (v.): Tenacious; retentive.

Retentively (adv.): In a retentive manner.

Retentiveness (n.): The quality of being retentive.

Retentive (n.): That which retains or confines; a restraint.

Retentivity (n.): The power of retaining; retentive force; as, the retentivity of a magnet.

Tenacious (a.): Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.

Irretentive (a.): Not retentive; as, an irretentive memory.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Retentive

Meaning of trainspotter

trainspotter means: Noun. Generally a usually intelligent but particularly anally retentive person; the person may be obsessed with trivia or have a keen interest in collecting particular objects or data, such as trainspotting, stamp collecting etc. Originates from the much ridiculed hobby of rail enthusiasts, trainspotting, the viewing and taking note of trains from station platforms. The expression was popular on the club scene at which a trainspotter will be seen watching DJ's, spotting which tracks are played and gleaning knowledge on the music for future reference. Derog. Cf 'anorak' and 'nerd'.

Meaning of Retentive

Retentive means: Having power to retain; as, a retentive memory.

Meaning of Fast

Fast means: Tenacious; retentive.

Meaning of Retentively

Retentively means: In a retentive manner.

Meaning of Retentiveness

Retentiveness means: The quality of being retentive.

Meaning of Retentive

Retentive means: That which retains or confines; a restraint.

Meaning of Retentivity

Retentivity means: The power of retaining; retentive force; as, the retentivity of a magnet.

Meaning of Tenacious

Tenacious means: Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.

Meaning of Irretentive

Irretentive means: Not retentive; as, an irretentive memory.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Base

Base means: Alloyed with inferior metal; debased; as, base coin; base bullion.

Meaning of Coronamen

Coronamen means: The upper margin of a hoof; a coronet.

Meaning of Investiture

Investiture means: Livery of seizin.

Meaning of Re

Re means: A syllable applied in solmization to the second tone of the diatonic scale of C; in the American system, to the second tone of any diatonic scale.

Meaning of Steganography

Steganography means: The art of writing in cipher, or in characters which are not intelligible except to persons who have the key; cryptography.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of KEN DODD

KEN DODD means: Ken Dodd is London Cockney rhyming slang for a roll of money (wad).

Meaning of RAG

RAG means: Rag is slang for a newspaper.Rag is British naval slang for a sail, flag or ensign.Tag is British slang for the worst horse in a arace.Rag is British and American slang for a sanitary towel.Rag is American slang for to tease, put down, criticize. To nag or complain.Rag was slang for a banknote.Rag was slang for a small amount of money.Rag is slang for the curtain in a theatre.

Meaning of knock (someone) back

knock (someone) back means: Verb. To reject someone or their suggestions. E.g."I asked her for a dance, but she knocked me back and went off with my best friend."

Meaning of TMA

TMA means: Too Many Acronyms

Meaning of shorty

shorty means: n. a good looking female. **See "dime-piece"  2. A girldfriend. **See "breezy" 

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