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English word reading comes from English landlubber, English read.

Reading etymology ?

Reading detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
landlubber English (eng) (nautical, pejorative) Someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman.
read English (eng) (at first especially in the black, _, LGBT, _, community) To call attention to the flaws of (someone) in either a playful, a taunting, or an insulting way.. (computing, transitive) To fetch data from (a storage medium, etc.).. (informal, usually, ironic) Used after a euphemism to introduce the intended, more blunt meaning of a term.. (intransitive) Of text, etc., to be interpreted or read in [...]
reading English (eng) (legislature) One of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law.. A meeting where written material is read aloud.. A value indicated by a measuring device.. An interpretation.. Something to read; reading material.. The extent of what one has read.. The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device.. The process of interpreting written language.. A piece of [...]

Words with the same origin as reading

Descendants of landlubber