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272 Nouns That Start With BI

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bialy flat crusty-bottomed onion roll bialystoker
bialystoker flat crusty-bottomed onion roll bialy
bias a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation preconception, prejudice
bias a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric diagonal
bib top part of an apron; covering the chest -
bib a napkin tied under the chin of a child while eating -
bible a book regarded as authoritative in its field -
bibliographer someone trained in compiling bibliographies -
bibliography a list of writings with time and place of publication (such as the writings of a single author or the works referred to in preparing a document etc.) -
bibliolatry the worship of the Bible Bible-worship
bibliomania preoccupation with the acquisition and possession of books -
bibliophile someone who loves (and usually collects) books book lover, booklover
bibliopole a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books) bibliopolist
bibliopolist a dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books) bibliopole
bibliothec a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services librarian
bibliotheca a collection of books -
bibliotics the scientific study of documents and handwriting etc. especially to determine authorship or authenticity -
bibliotist someone who engages in bibliotics -
bicarbonate a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate hydrogen carbonate
bicentenary the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it) bicentennial
bicentennial the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it) bicentenary
biceps any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm) -
bichloride a compound containing two chlorine atoms per molecule dichloride
bichromate a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid dichromate
bicker a quarrel about petty points fuss, spat, pettifoggery, squabble, bickering, tiff
bickering a quarrel about petty points fuss, spat, pettifoggery, squabble, bicker, tiff
bicorn a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two points bicorne
bicorne a cocked hat with the brim turned up to form two points bicorn
bicuspid a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars premolar
bicycle a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals cycle, wheel, bike
bicycler a person who rides a bicycle wheeler, cyclist, bicyclist, biker
bicycling riding a bicycle -
bicyclist a person who rides a bicycle wheeler, cyclist, bicycler, biker
bid an authoritative direction or instruction to do something command, dictation, bidding
bid an attempt to get something play
bid a formal proposal to buy at a specified price tender
bid (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make bidding
bidder someone who makes an offer -
bidder someone who makes a bid at cards -
bidding an authoritative direction or instruction to do something bid, command, dictation
bidding a request to be present summons
bidding (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make bid
biddy adult female chicken hen
biddy young bird especially of domestic fowl chick
bidet a basin for washing genitals and anal area -
biennial (botany) a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete; flowering biennials usually bloom and fruit in the second season -
bier a coffin along with its stand -
bier a stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial -
biff (boxing) a blow with the fist poke, punch, slug, clout, lick
bifocals (plural) eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision -
bifurcation a bifurcating branch (one or both of them) -
bifurcation the place where something divides into two branches -
bifurcation the act of splitting into two branches -
bigamist someone who marries one person while already legally married to another -
bigamy the state of having two spouses at the same time -
bigamy the offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred -
bigarade any of various common orange trees yielding sour or bitter fruit; used as grafting stock Seville orange, sour orange, bitter orange, marmalade orange, Citrus aurantium, bitter orange tree
bigeye red fishes of American coastal tropical waters having very large eyes and rough scales -
biggin a child's tight-fitting cap; often ties under the chin -
bighead any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema of the head and neck -
bigheartedness the quality of being kind and generous -
bighorn wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns Rocky Mountain bighorn, Rocky Mountain sheep, Ovis canadensis, cimarron, bighorn sheep
bight a loop in a rope -
bight a bend or curve (especially in a coastline) -
bight a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline -
bight the middle part of a slack rope (as distinguished from its ends) -
bigness the property of having a relatively great size largeness
bignoniad any woody plant of the family Bignoniaceae -
bigos a Polish stew of cabbage and meat -
bigot a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own -
bigotry the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot -
bigram a word that is written with two letters in an alphabetic writing system -
bigwig the most important person in a group or undertaking kingpin, top banana
bijou a small and delicately worked piece -
bike a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame motorcycle
bike a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals cycle, wheel, bicycle
biker a person who rides a bicycle wheeler, cyclist, bicycler, bicyclist
bikers originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s; wore black leather jackets and jeans and boots; had greased hair and rode motorcycles and listened to rock'n'roll; were largely unskilled manual laborers rockers
bikini a woman's very brief bathing suit two-piece
bilabial a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/ -
bilateralism the property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane bilateral symmetry, bilaterality
bilaterality the property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane bilateral symmetry, bilateralism
bilberry erect European blueberry having solitary flowers and blue-black berries whortleberry, whinberry, Viccinium myrtillus, blaeberry
bilberry erect blueberry of western United States having solitary flowers and somewhat sour berries mountain blue berry, Viccinium membranaceum, thin-leaved bilberry
bilberry blue-black berries similar to American blueberries European blueberry, whortleberry
bilby bandicoot with leathery ears like a rabbit rabbit bandicoot, rabbit-eared bandicoot, Macrotis lagotis
bile a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats gall
bilestone a calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts gallstone
bilge water accumulated in the bilge of a ship bilge water
bilge where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom -
bilges in a vessel with two hulls, an enclosed area between the frames at each side -
bilgewater pretentious or silly talk or writing humbug, drool, baloney, boloney, bosh, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
bilharzia an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected schistosomiasis, bilharziasis
bilharziasis an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected schistosomiasis, bilharzia
bilimbi East Indian evergreen tree bearing very acid fruit Averrhoa bilimbi
bilingual a person who speaks two languages fluently bilingualist
bilingualism the ability to speak two languages colloquially -
bilingualist a person who speaks two languages fluently bilingual
biliousness gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder -
biliousness a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness, temper
bilirubin an orange-yellow pigment in the bile that forms as a product of hemoglobin; excess amounts in the blood produce the yellow appearance observed in jaundice haematoidin, hematoidin
bill a statute in draft before it becomes law measure
bill an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered account, invoice
bill a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank) note, government note, greenback, bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note
bill the entertainment offered at a public presentation -
bill an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution broadside, flier, flyer, throwaway, handbill, circular, broadsheet
bill a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement posting, notice, card, poster, placard
bill a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare) -
bill a cutting tool with a sharp edge billhook
bill a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor
bill horny projecting mouth of a bird nib, pecker, beak, neb
billabong a stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently -
billabong a branch of a river made by water flowing from the main stream only when the water level is high -
billboard large outdoor signboard hoarding
billet a short personal letter line, note, short letter
billet lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home) -
billfish primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth gar, garfish, garpike, Lepisosteus osseus
billfish giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw -
billfish slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters Scomberesox saurus, saury
billfish elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters needlefish, gar
billfold a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money notecase, pocketbook, wallet
billhook a cutting tool with a sharp edge bill
billiards any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls -
billing request for payment of a debt charge
billingsgate foul-mouthed or obscene abuse scurrility
billion the number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros; in the United Kingdom the usage followed in the United States is frequently seen 1000000000000, one million million
billion a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole) zillion, jillion, million, gazillion, bazillion, trillion
billion the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros 1000000000, one thousand million
billionaire a very rich person whose material wealth is valued at more than a billion dollars -
billionth position 1,000,000,000 in a countable series of things -
billionth one part in a billion equal parts one-billionth
billow a large sea wave surge
billy a short stout club used primarily by policemen nightstick, baton, billy club, billystick, truncheon
billy male goat he-goat, billy goat
billyo an unimaginably large amount all get out, billy-ho, billyoh
billyoh an unimaginably large amount all get out, billy-ho, billyo
billystick a short stout club used primarily by policemen nightstick, baton, billy, billy club, truncheon
bilocation the ability (said of certain Roman Catholic saints) to exist simultaneously in two locations -
bilsted a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap red gum, sweet gum, sweet gum tree, American sweet gum, Liquidambar styraciflua