Thesaurus

“a”

The following 252 entries include the term a.

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à deux

adverb

as in tête-à-tête

a-go-go

noun

as in disco, discotheque

à la mode

adjective

being in the latest or current fashion

A-list

noun

individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class

A-OK

adjective

of the very best kind

a posteriori

adjective

relating to what can be known by observation rather than through an understanding of how certain things work

a priori

adjective

being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information

a priori

adverb

as in early, prematurely

black-a-vised

adjective

as in dark, brown

bric-a-brac

noun

small objects that are used for decoration and are not usually valuable

cat-a-mountain

noun

a large tawny cat of the wild

cock-a-hoop

adjective

having or expressing feelings of joy or triumph

ding-a-ling

noun

a person who lacks good sense or judgment

high-muck-a-muck

noun

one of high position or importance within a group

mano a mano

adverb

in direct confrontation or competition

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