lost for words

Definition of lost for words

chiefly British
:unable to think of anything to say
  • I was so surprised to see her that I was lost for words.

Word by Word Definitions

lost play
  1. : not made use of, won, or claimed

  2. : no longer possessed

  3. : no longer known

word play words
  1. : something that is said

  2. : talk, discourse

  3. : the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. : speak

  2. : to express in words : phrase


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