Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: weeds
IPA transcription: [w'idz]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: weeds, widow's_weeds
    Meaning: a black garment (dress) worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
Usage examples
  • It was all weeds and brambles.
  • Idle, sir, there's my garden just a ruin of weeds.
  • 'Better begin now, then; bad habits, like weeds, grow apace!'
  • He grasped at weeds and bushes, but they slipped through his hands.
  • Coarse grass and rank weeds straggled over all the marshy land in the vicinity.
  • The bird outside had used dull green weeds, while this one used beautiful shining oak stems.
  • Weeds triumphant ranged, Strangers strolled and spelled At the lone orthography Of the elder dead.
  • We fetched an armful and hid it in the weeds, and set down to rest, and Tom says, kind of dissatisfied:
  • You can't pick fruit in the dead of winter, can you? or pull weeds, or rake leaves? What other way is there?"
  • "Through the pretty sea weeds, fishes of pretty colors and shapes darted here and there, playing at their games.