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We found 35 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word precious:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. precious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. precious: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. precious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. precious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. precious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. precious, precious: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Precious, precious: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. precious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Precious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. precious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. precious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. precious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Precious, precious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. precious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. precious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. precious: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Precious (Annie Lennox song), Precious (Boukenger), Precious (Cubic U album), Precious (Depeche Mode song), Precious (Ours album), Precious (Passions character), Precious (Precious album), Precious (Pretenders song), Precious (The Jam), Precious (The Jam song), Precious (Vivid song), Precious (Yuna Ito song), Precious (band), Precious (film), Precious (given name), Precious (song), Precious (wrestling), Precious: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Precious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. precious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. precious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. precious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. precious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Precious: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. precious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. precious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. precious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. Precious, precious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. precious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. precious: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Precious (Cubic U), Precious (album), Precious (disambiguation), Precious (single), Precious (song), precious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. precious: Idioms [home, info]
  2. precious: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. the precious: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (precious)

adjective:  of high worth or cost ("Diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones")
adjective:  characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for ("Children are precious")
adjective:  obviously contrived to charm ("An insufferably precious performance")
adverb:  extremely ("There is precious little time left")
name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 20000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1413)

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Phrases that include precious:   precious metal, precious few, most precious blood, precious blood, precious gem, more...

Words similar to precious:   cherished, cute, preciously, preciousness, treasured, wanted, dear, more...

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