lily

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

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɪli/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'lily': (lilē); 'Lily': (lilē female given name)


Inflections of 'lily' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": lilies
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lily

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [white, garden, water, yellow, pink, tiger] lily
  2. the frog [hopped, leaped, jumped] onto the lily
  3. [grow, plant] lilies in the [yard, garden]
  4. lilies growing in [the fall, the yard]
  5. the lilies are in [bloom, blossom, flower]
  6. [hues, tints, shades] of lily
  7. as white as (a) lily
adj
  1. told the lily truth
n as adj
  1. a lily [flower, bulb, pond]
additional examples
  1. a lily [flower, bulb, pond]
  2. a [white, garden, water, yellow, pink, tiger] lily
  3. the frog [hopped, leaped, jumped] onto the lily
  4. [grow, plant] lilies in the [yard, garden]
  5. lilies growing in [the fall, the yard]
  6. the lilies are in [bloom, blossom, flower]
  7. [hues, tints, shades] of lily
  8. as white as (a) lily
  9. told the lily truth
  10. has lily [hands, feet, skin]
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