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East Germany a country in north central Europe from 1949 until 1990. East Germany and West Germany are now one country again, officially called the Federal Republic of Germany. East Germany was also called the German Democratic Republic.
East Indies a group of islands southeast of Asia that includes Indonesia; East India.
East Timor a country in Southeast Asia that consists mainly of the eastern part of the island of Timor. It shares this island with the country of Indonesia. The capital of East Timor is Dili.
eastward toward the east. [2 definitions]
easy not hard or difficult. [4 definitions]
eat to put into the mouth, chew, and swallow. [5 definitions]
eat one's words1 to take back what one has said.
eat one's words2 to admit that something one said was wrong.
eave (usually plural) the lower part of a roof that hangs out beyond the wall of a building.
eavesdrop to listen to other people talk without letting them know.
ebb the flowing of the tide away from the land to the sea; ebb tide. [3 definitions]
ebony a hard black wood that comes from tropical Asian trees. [3 definitions]
eccentric not behaving or thinking in an ordinary or accepted way; odd; peculiar. [2 definitions]
echo the repeating of a sound caused by the bouncing of sound waves from a surface. [4 definitions]
eclipse the blocking from view of the sun, a moon, or a planet by another heavenly body. In an eclipse of the sun, the sun is hidden from earth's view by the moon passing between the sun and the earth. [3 definitions]
ecology the scientific study of the relationships between living things and their environments.
economic having to do with the money system.
economical using only a small amount; without waste; frugal.
economics (used with a singular verb) the study of how goods and services are produced and distributed.
economist a person who is an expert in the study of economics.
economize to spend less money; lower expenses; be economical.