peter definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to decrease slowly and arrived at an end; dwindle. Often used with away: Their enthusiasm quickly petered down.
    • To become fatigued. Used in combination with out.
    • to be exhausted; to operate out; to fail; -- utilized usually without.
  • noun:
    • Vulgar Slang your penis.
    • The penis.
    • A common baptismal title for a person. Title of one associated with apostles
    • some sort of wine usually called peter-sec-me and peter-sameene.
    • a type of cosmetic.
    • See blue-peter
    • In whist, a conventional sign showing a call for trumps. See peter, verb
    • the most popular American coot, Fulica americana: so called with reference to its color, with an allusion to blue-peter.
    • In thieves' cant, a traveling-bag, portmanteau, trunk area, or any piece of luggage or a parcel.
    • disciple of Jesus and leader of Apostles; regarded by Catholics while the vicar of Christ on earth and very first Pope
    • obscene terms for penis
  • verb:
    • To dwindle; to trail down; to decrease to nothing
  • others:
    • In whist, to demand trumps by throwing away a greater card of a suit while holding an inferior.
    • To diminish slowly and then stop; fail; be-come fatigued; in mining, to split up into branches and start to become missing: stated of a vein which operates out or disappears, such that it cannot be followed by the miner: devoid of.

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