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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. understatement: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. understatement: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. understatement: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. understatement: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. understatement: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. understatement: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Understatement, understatement: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. understatement: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. understatement: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. understatement: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  11. understatement: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  12. understatement: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. understatement: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  14. Understatement: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Understatement: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. understatement: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. understatement: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Understatement: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. understatement: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  20. understatement: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. understatement: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. understatement: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. understatement: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. understatement: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  25. Understatement: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Understatement: Glossary of English Grammar Terms [home, info]
  2. UNDERSTATEMENT: Bobs Byway OF POETIC TERMS [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. understatement: Legal dictionary [home, info]

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

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noun:  a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said

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