Wax

Adjective

  • Made of wax.

Noun

  • (rare) The process of growing.
  • Beeswax.
  • Any preparation containing wax, used as a polish.
  • (US, slang) A type of drugs with as main ingredients weed oil and butane; hash oil
  • Any oily, water-resistant substance; normally long-chain hydrocarbons, alcohols or esters.
  • (US, dialect) A thick syrup made by boiling down the sap of the sugar maple and then cooling it.
  • (dated, colloquial) An outburst of anger.
  • Earwax.

    "What role does the wax in your earhole fulfill?"

  • A phonograph record.

Verb

  • (transitive, informal) To defeat utterly.
  • (intransitive, with adjective) To increasingly assume the specified characteristic, become.

    "to wax lyrical;  to wax eloquent;  to wax wode"

  • (transitive) To remove hair at the roots from (a part of the body) by coating the skin with a film of wax that is then pulled away sharply.
  • (transitive, archaic, usually of a musical or oral performance) To record. [from 1900]
  • (intransitive, of the moon) To appear larger each night as a progression from a new moon to a full moon.
  • (transitive) To apply wax to (something, such as a shoe, a floor, a car, or an apple), usually to make it shiny.
  • (transitive, slang) To kill, especially to murder a person.
  • (intransitive, literary) To grow.

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