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Definition of Lean-to

Lean-to a. means: Having only one slope or pitch; -- said of a roof.

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Lean-to a. means: Having only one slope or pitch; -- said of a roof.

Meaning of Lean-to

Lean-to (a.) means: Having only one slope or pitch; -- said of a roof.

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Lean (v. i.): Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.

Lean (v. i.): Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.

Lean (v. i.): Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type.

Lean (v. i.): To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest.

Emacerate (v. t. & i.): To make lean or to become lean; to emaciate.

To-fall (n.): A lean-to. See Lean-to.

Leany (a.): Lean.

Lean (v. t.): To conceal.

Leaned (imp. & p. p.): of Lean

Leant (): of Lean

Leaning (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Lean

Pentroof (n.): See Lean-to.

Scranky (a.): Thin; lean.

Uplean (v. i.): To lean or incline upon anything.

Meagre (v. t.): To make lean.

Macilent (a.): Lean; thin.

Slink (a.): Thin; lean.

Hagged (a.): Like a hag; lean; ugly.

Emaciation (n.): The act of making very lean.

Recumb (v. i.): To lean; to recline; to repose.

Lean-faced (a.): Having a thin face.

Skeleton (n.): A very thin or lean person.

Macerate (v. t.): To make lean; to cause to waste away.

Scraggy (superl.): Lean and rough; scragged.

Marcid (a.): Pining; lean; withered.

Starveling (a.): Hungry; lean; pining with want.

Leanness (n.): The condition or quality of being lean.

Rest (v. t.): To place, as on a support; to cause to lean.

Meagre (a.): Destitue of, or having little, flesh; lean.

Lean-witted (a.): Having but little sense or shrewdness.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Lean-to

Meaning of Lean Body Mass

Lean Body Mass means: Fat Free body tissue, comprising mostly muscle. Lean mass is the primary determinant of the body's basal metabolism (calories you burn at rest). In healthy men, bodyfat (bodyweight minus lean body mass) ranges from 8-12%; in women, 18-22%.

Meaning of LEAN AND FAT

LEAN AND FAT means: Lean and fat was th century London Cockney rhyming slang for hat.

Meaning of lean

lean means: a drink made of promethazine and codeine mixed with Sprite. Originally founded in Houston, TX, but made popular by Lil Wayne.  "Aye yo son, im sippin on that lean." 

Meaning of LEAN AND LINGER

LEAN AND LINGER means: Lean and linger is London Cockney rhyming slang for finger.

Meaning of LEAN AND LURCH

LEAN AND LURCH means: Lean and lurch is London Cockney rhyming slang for church.

Meaning of lean on

lean on means: To apply pressure, threaten. Fritzy wouldn't pay Tommy Gunn the $100 he owed him, so Tommy brought a couple of his friends to lean on Fritzy a little.

Meaning of Lean body mass.

Lean body mass. means: The mass of your body minus the amount of fat. There are a number of equations and methods for calculating or determining lean body mass.

Meaning of LBM

LBM means: = Lean Body Mass

Meaning of cant

cant means: to lean to one side or to turn another way, to up set

Meaning of LEAN

LEAN means: codeine cough syrup

Meaning of lean

lean means: Codeine cough syrup

Meaning of lean

lean means: Adj. Intoxicated with alcohol or drugs. [Mainly London use]

Meaning of Heeling

Heeling means: A dramatic lean usually caused by sharp turns.

Meaning of Careen

Careen means: To lean (a ship) on one side for cleaning, caulking, or repairing.

Meaning of lean on

lean on means: To apply pressure, threaten. That lead sled of his can't drag for the weight.

Meaning of Rake

Rake means: 1. To lean or incline from the upright. 2. Range To layout rope or cable.

Meaning of HNIC

HNIC means: Acronym for "Head Nigger In Charge." Used by Morgan Freeman's character in "Lean on Me."

Meaning of On an even keel

On an even keel means: This is a term to indicate that a vessel has no lean or tilt towards either side. The expression is often used to reference something or someone in a state of stability and balance.

Meaning of PLP

PLP means: Acronym used to creat a 'no win situation' for the interviewee, it goes like this: 'Are you a PLP?' 'No' 'Urggh! You're not a Proper Living Person... Urrgh!' 'No, no I am. I am a PLP, I am' ''ray! You're a Public Leaning Post!' At which point you lean as hard as you can against the poor victim, up against a wall or if in the middle of the tennis courts (or whatever) lean and sort of keep leaning as they try to get away from you. It works both ways round and the contributor and his friend Lee still do it (he says everyone should of had a good friend Lee at some point in their life). They're 32 and 29 respectively and have lots of friends... honest. (ed: and why would we disbelieve you - tho it amazes me sometimes what passes for humour out in the real world.) John says he was using PLP to mean a combination of Proper Looking Person and Public Leaning Post back in 1955 - so I've amended the date to suit. And Susan used PLP as elementary age child in 1950's. It was interchangable with Private Leaning Post, especially if the person being leaned upon was your friend/victim). (ed: Magnus sent in a joke... of sorts... along the same lines) Ask your victim, "Are you a benny tied up?" They cannot admit they are a benny, so they say, "no." You then shriek, "Benny on the loose! Benny on the loose!"

Meaning of brieze

brieze means: (Breeze) to press down firmly, to lean hard on, to press down with a lever or prise

Meaning of Lean

Lean means: Wanting fullness, richness, sufficiency, or productiveness; deficient in quality or contents; slender; scant; barren; bare; mean; -- used literally and figuratively; as, the lean harvest; a lean purse; a lean discourse; lean wages.

Meaning of Lean

Lean means: Wanting flesh; destitute of or deficient in fat; not plump; meager; thin; lank; as, a lean body; a lean cattle.

Meaning of Lean

Lean means: Of a character which prevents the compositor from earning the usual wages; -- opposed to fat; as, lean copy, matter, or type.

Meaning of Lean

Lean means: To cause to lean; to incline; to support or rest.

Meaning of Emacerate

Emacerate means: To make lean or to become lean; to emaciate.

Meaning of To-fall

To-fall means: A lean-to. See Lean-to.

Meaning of Leany

Leany means: Lean.

Meaning of Lean

Lean means: To conceal.

Meaning of Leaned

Leaned means: of Lean

Meaning of Leant

Leant means: of Lean

Meaning of Leaning

Leaning means: of Lean

Meaning of Pentroof

Pentroof means: See Lean-to.

Meaning of Scranky

Scranky means: Thin; lean.

Meaning of Uplean

Uplean means: To lean or incline upon anything.

Meaning of Meagre

Meagre means: To make lean.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Avert

Avert means: To turn aside, or away; as, to avert the eyes from an object; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of; as, how can the danger be averted? "To avert his ire."

Meaning of Cross-questioning

Cross-questioning means: of Cross-question

Meaning of Dead

Dead means: So constructed as not to transmit sound; soundless; as, a dead floor.

Meaning of Galley

Galley means: A light, open boat used on the Thames by customhouse officers, press gangs, and also for pleasure.

Meaning of Ourebi

Ourebi means: A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CLIMB THE RIGGING

CLIMB THE RIGGING means: Climb the rigging is slang for to lose one's temper.

Meaning of Swamp-Runner

Swamp-Runner means: Blacks running from slavery

Meaning of yer

yer means: here

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