oyster

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɔɪstər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔɪstɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(oistər)


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oyster

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [eat, order] oysters
  2. order a round of oysters
  3. [raw, fried] oysters
  4. slurp (down) an oyster
  5. an oyster with lemon
  6. [crack, pry] open an oyster
  7. oysters served on the shell
  8. oysters and [mussels, other shellfish]
  9. found a pearl inside the oyster
  10. was grit inside the oyster
  11. the oyster had a pearl inside (it)
  12. [freshwater, saltwater] oysters
  13. the company [farms, exports] oysters
  14. idiom: the world is your oyster!
  15. an oyster bar
  16. cover in oyster sauce
  17. [crack, pry] open an oyster shell
  18. oyster mushrooms
  19. an oyster wallet
  20. an oyster [farm, pond]
  21. oyster pearls
n as adj
  1. an oyster bar
  2. cover in oyster sauce
  3. [crack, pry] open an oyster shell
  4. oyster mushrooms
  5. an oyster wallet
  6. an oyster [farm, pond]
  7. oyster pearls
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