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Lackest vs Packest - What's the difference?

lackest | packest |

As verbs the difference between lackest and packest

is that lackest is (archaic) (lack) while packest is (pack).

lackest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (archaic) (lack)

  • lack

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A defect or failing; moral or spiritual degeneracy.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=1 , passage=In the old days, to my commonplace and unobserving mind, he gave no evidences of genius whatsoever. He never read me any of his manuscripts, […], and therefore my lack of detection of his promise may in some degree be pardoned.}}
  • A deficiency or need (of something desirable or necessary); an absence, want.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Let his lack of years be no impediment.
  • * 1994 , (Green Day),
  • I went to a shrink, to analyze my dreams. He said it's lack of sex that's bringing me down.''
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=September 7, author=Phil McNulty, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Moldova 0-5 England , passage=If Moldova harboured even the slightest hopes of pulling off a comeback that would have bordered on miraculous given their lack of quality, they were snuffed out 13 minutes before the break when Oxlade-Chamberlain picked his way through midfield before releasing Defoe for a finish that should have been dealt with more convincingly by Namasco at his near post.}}

    Antonyms

    * glut * surplus

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To be without, to need, to require.
  • My life lacks excitement.
  • To be short (of'' or ''for something).
  • He'll never lack for company while he's got all that money.
  • * Shakespeare
  • What hour now? I think it lacks of twelve.
  • To be in want.
  • * Bible, Psalms xxxiv. 10
  • The young lions do lack , and suffer hunger.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    packest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (pack)
  • ----

    pack

    English

    Noun

    (pack) (en noun)
  • A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a bale, as of goods.
  • The horses carried the packs across the plain.
  • A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence, a multitude; a burden.
  • A pack of lies.
  • A number or quantity of connected or similar things; a collective.
  • A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a particular game; as, a euchre pack.
  • We were going to play cards, but nobody brought a pack .
  • A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together.
  • * 2005 , John D. Skinner and Christian T. Chimimba, The Mammals of the Southern African Subregion?
  • African wild dogs hunt by sight, although stragglers use their noses to follow the pack .
  • A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or practice; a gang;
  • a pack of thieves or knaves.
  • A group of Cub Scouts.
  • A shook of cask staves.
  • A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously.
  • A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more or less closely.
  • The ship had to sail round the pack of ice.
  • An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the method of treatment.
  • (slang): A loose, lewd, or worthless person.
  • (snooker, pool) A tight group of object balls in cue sports. Usually the reds in snooker.
  • (rugby) The team on the field.
  • Synonyms

    (full set of cards) deck

    Derived terms

    * blister pack * bowl pack * daypack * Duluth pack * eight-pack * expansion pack * fanny pack * froth pack * ice pack * jet pack/jetpack/jet-pack * pack animal * pack ice * pack journalism * pack mentality * pack rat * RAM pack * rocket pack * service pack * six-pack

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (label) To put or bring things together in a limited or confined space, especially for storage or transport.
  • # (label) To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a pack; hence, to place and arrange compactly as in a pack; to press into close order or narrow compass.
  • #* (Joseph Addison) (1672-1719)
  • strange materials packed up with wonderful art
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Wherethe bones / Of all my buried ancestors are packed .
  • # (label) To fill in the manner of a pack, that is, compactly and securely, as for transportation; hence, to fill closely or to repletion; to stow away within; to cause to be full; to crowd into.
  • #*{{quote-book, year=1935, author= George Goodchild
  • , title=Death on the Centre Court, chapter=5 , passage=By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. […] The restaurant was packed , and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.}}
  • # (label) To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within numerous coverings.
  • # (label) To render impervious, as by filling or surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust so as to move without giving passage to air, water, or steam.
  • # (label) To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles securely for transportation.
  • # (label) To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a compact mass.
  • # (label) To gather in flocks or schools.
  • (label) To cheat, to arrange matters unfairly.
  • # To sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as to secure the game unfairly.
  • #* (Alexander Pope) (1688-1744)
  • Mighty dukes pack cards for half a crown.
  • # (label) To bring together or make up unfairly and fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result.
  • #* (Francis Atterbury) (1663-1732)
  • The expected council was dwindling intoa packed assembly of Italian bishops.
  • # (label) To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot.
  • #* (Thomas Fuller) (1606-1661)
  • He lost lifeupon a nice point subtilely devised and packed by his enemies.
  • # (label) To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes; to join in collusion.
  • #* 1599 , (William Shakespeare), (Much Ado About Nothing) ,
  • This naughty man / Shall face to face be brought to Margaret, / Who, I believe, was pack'd in all this wrong, / Hired to it by your brother.
  • (label) To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • our thighs packed with wax, our mouths with honey
  • To move, send or carry.
  • # (label) To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings; especially, to send away peremptorily or suddenly; – sometimes with off. See pack off.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • Till George be packed with post horse up to heaven.
  • # To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e., on the backs of men or animals).
  • # (label) To depart in haste; – generally with off'' or ''away .
  • #* (Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • Poor Stella must pack off to town.
  • #* (1809-1892)
  • You shall pack , / And never more darken my doors again.
  • # To carry weapons, especially firearms, on one's person.
  • To block a shot, especially in basketball.
  • To wear a simulated penis inside one’s trousers for better verisimilitude.
  • Synonyms

    * stack

    Antonyms

    * (make into a pack) unpack

    Derived terms

    * pack away * pack fudge * pack heat * pack horse * pack in * pack off * pack on * pack train * pack up * packer