Meaning of Liff: OBWESTRY to OZARK
(Liff words collected: 550)
OBWESTRY : (abs.n.) Bloody-minded determination on part of a storyteller to continue a story which both the teller and the listeners know has become desperately tedious.
OCKLE : (n.) An electrical switch which appears to be off in both positions.
OSBASTON : (n.) A point made for the seventh time to somebody who insists that they know exactly what you mean but clearly hasn't got the faintest idea.
OSHKOSH : (n., vb.) The noise made by someone who has just been grossly flattered and is trying to make light of it.
OSSETT : (n.) A frilly spare-toilet-roll-cosy.
OSWALDTWISTLE : (n. Old Norse) Small brass wind instrument used for summoning Vikings to lunch when they're off on their longships, playing.
OUGHTERBY : (n.) Someone you don't want to invite to a party but whom you know you have to as a matter of duty.
OUNDLE : (vb.) To walk along leaning sideways, with one arm hanging limp and dragging one leg behind the other. Most commonly used by actors in amateur production of Richard III, or by people carrying a heavy suitcase in one hand.
OZARK : (n.) One who offers to help just after all the work has been done.
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