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Uxbridge English Dictonary
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The BBC Radio 4 show "I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue" offers listeners alternative definitions to existing English words.

Although there is an existing website with definitions, I wonder if forum members can come up with any too.

http://www.alspcs.com/main.html

Here are some from me:


vanish - somewhat like a van

hamper - noise made by a contented pig

global - sore testicle
 
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triplet - a slight stumble or fall

perish - somewhat like a pear

dictator - a curiously shaped potato
 
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#3
goblet - a little gob
 
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#4
effluent - frequently uses four-letter words
 
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#5
pirate - angry pasty
 
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#6
enchanted - surrounded by noisy demonstrators
 
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#7
explain - newly decorated
 
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#8
vespers - a brand of motor scooter favoured by the clergy
 
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#9
carrot - engine wear in biomass fuelled vehicles
 
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#10
polygon - dead parrot
 
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