ivories

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈaɪvərɪz/


From ivory (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": ivories
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ivories

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. slang: [tinkled, played] the ivories
  2. slang: going to get my ivories [checked, whitened]
  3. slang: has [rotting, new, fake] ivories
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

ivory

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. (illegal) ivory [trade, sales, market]
  2. off the Ivory Coast
  3. an ivory [carving, ornament, tusk, poacher]
  4. [play, touch] the ivory keys
  5. an ivory [shirt, blouse, dress]
  6. has an ivory [color, finish, interior, handle]
  7. slang: sitting in their ivory tower
  8. slang: come down from your ivory tower
n
  1. is [made, carved] out of ivory
  2. harvest ivory from
  3. stop the [sale, trade] of (illegal) ivory
  4. ivory from [Africa]
  5. [sell, carve, purchase] ivories
  6. the ivories of the [African, Asian] elephant
  7. the [poaching, taking] of ivory from [elephants]
adv
  1. is ivory [white, colored]
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