words

Definitions of words
  1. noun
    language that is spoken or written
    “he has a gift for words
    “she put her thoughts into words
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    type of:
    language, linguistic communication
    a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
  2. noun
    the words that are spoken
    “I listened to his words very closely”
  3. noun
    an angry dispute
    “they had words
    synonyms: dustup, quarrel, row, run-in, wrangle
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    affray, altercation, fracas
    noisy quarrel
    bicker, bickering, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff
    a quarrel about petty points
    bust-up
    a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)
    batrachomyomachia
    a silly altercation
    type of:
    conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute
    a disagreement or argument about something important
  4. noun
    the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number
    “he wrote both words and music”
    synonyms: language, lyric
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    love lyric
    the lyric of a love song
    type of:
    text, textual matter
    the words of something written
  5. noun
    words making up the dialogue of a play
    synonyms: actor's line, speech
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    aside
    a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
    cue
    an actor's line that immediately precedes and serves as a reminder for some action or speech
    monologue
    a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor
    soliloquy
    a (usually long) dramatic speech intended to give the illusion of unspoken reflections
    throwaway
    words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
    prompt, prompting
    a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
    type of:
    line
    text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen
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