Parkiest vs Parriest - What's the difference?

parkiest | parriest |


As an adjective parkiest

is (parky).

As a verb parriest is

(archaic) (parry).

parkiest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (parky)

  • parky

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (British) Cold, but not excessively so.
  • Synonyms

    * chilly, cool

    parriest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (parry)

  • parry

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (parries)
  • A defensive or deflective action; an act of parrying.
  • (fencing) A simple defensive action designed to deflect an attack, performed with the forte of the blade.
  • Derived terms

    * beat parry * opposition parry * yielding parry

    Verb

  • To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 28 , author=Tom Rostance , title=Arsenal 2 - 1 Olympiakos , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Wojciech Szczesny was then called into action twice in a minute to parry fierce drives from Djebbour and Torossidis as Arsenal's back four looked all at sea.}}