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Master of the Queen's Music


      n   (in Britain when the sovereign is female) a court post dating from the reign of Charles I. It is an honorary title and normally held by an established English composer,   (Also called (when the sovereign is male))    Master of the Kings Music  
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1    the man in authority, such as the head of a household, the employer of servants, or the owner of slaves or animals  
   Related adj       magistral  
a    a person with exceptional skill at a certain thing  
a master of the violin     
b    (as modifier)  
a master thief     
3    often cap   a great artist, esp. an anonymous but influential artist  
a    a person who has complete control of a situation  
b    an abstract thing regarded as having power or influence  
they regarded fate as the master of their lives     
a    a workman or craftsman fully qualified to practise his trade and to train others in it  
b    (as modifier)  
master carpenter     
a    an original copy, stencil, tape, etc., from which duplicates are made  
b    (as modifier)  
master copy     
7    a player of a game, esp. chess or bridge, who has won a specified number of tournament games  
8    the principal of some colleges  
9    a highly regarded teacher or leader whose religion or philosophy is accepted by followers  
10    a graduate holding a master's degree  
11    the chief executive officer aboard a merchant ship  
12    a person presiding over a function, organization, or institution  
13      (Chiefly Brit)   a male teacher  
14    an officer of the Supreme Court of Judicature subordinate to a judge  
15    the superior person or side in a contest  
16    a machine or device that operates to control a similar one  
17    often cap   the heir apparent of a Scottish viscount or baron  
18    overall or controlling  
master plan     
19    designating a device or mechanism that controls others  
master switch     
20    main; principal  
master bedroom     
      vb   tr  
21    to become thoroughly proficient in  
to master the art of driving     
22    to overcome; defeat  
to master your emotions     
23    to rule or control as master  
     (Old English magister teacher, from Latin; related to Latin magis more, to a greater extent)  
  masterdom      n  
  masterhood      n  
  masterless      adj  
  mastership      n  

careers master   ,   (fem.)   careers mistress  
      n   a teacher who gives advice and information about careers to his or her pupils  
Grand Master  
      n   the title borne by the head of any of various societies, orders, and other organizations, such as the Templars or Freemasons, or the various martial arts  
harbour master  
      n   an official in charge of a harbour  
International Master  
      n     (Chess)   the second highest title awarded by the FIDE to a player: won by obtaining a certain number of points during specific international chess tournaments,   (Often shortened to)    master      Compare       grandmaster       2  
1    a title of address placed before the first name or surname of a boy  
2    a respectful term of address, esp. as used by disciples when addressing or referring to a religious teacher  
3       an archaic equivalent of       Mr  
master aircrew  
      n   a warrant rank in the Royal Air Force, equal to but before a warrant officer  
      n   pl   , masters-at-arms   the senior rating, of Chief Petty Officer rank, in a naval unit responsible for discipline, administration, and police duties  
master builder  
1    a person skilled in the design and construction of buildings, esp. before the foundation of the profession of architecture  
2    a self-employed builder who employs labour  
master corporal  
      n   a noncommissioned officer in the Canadian forces senior to a corporal and junior to a sergeant  
master cylinder  
      n   a large cylinder in a hydraulic system in which the working fluid is compressed by a piston  
   See also       slave cylinder  
master key  
      n   a key that opens all the locks of a set, the individual keys of which are not interchangeable,   (Also called)    pass key  
Master of Arts  
      n   a degree, usually postgraduate and in a nonscientific subject, or the holder of this degree,   (Abbrev.)    MA  
master of ceremonies  
      n   a person who presides over a public ceremony, formal dinner, or entertainment, introducing the events, performers, etc.,   (Abbrev.)    MC  
master of foxhounds  
      n   a person responsible for the maintenance of a pack of foxhounds and the associated staff, equipment, hunting arrangements, etc.,   (Abbrev.)    MFH  
Master of Science  
      n   a postgraduate degree, usually in science, or the holder of this degree,   (Abbrev.)    MSc  
Master of the Horse  
      n   (in England) the third official of the royal household  
Master of the Queen's Music  
      n   (in Britain when the sovereign is female) a court post dating from the reign of Charles I. It is an honorary title and normally held by an established English composer,   (Also called (when the sovereign is male))    Master of the Kings Music  
Master of the Rolls  
      n   (in England) a judge of the court of appeal: the senior civil judge in the country and the Keeper of the Records at the Public Record Office  
master race  
      n   a race, nation, or group, such as the Germans or Nazis as viewed by Hitler, believed to be superior to other races,   (German name)    Herrenvolk  
master sergeant  
      n   a senior noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and certain other military forces, ranking immediately below the most senior noncommissioned rank  
master warrant officer  
      n   a noncommissioned officer in the Canadian forces junior to a chief warrant officer  
old master  
1    one of the great European painters of the period 1500 to 1800  
2    a painting by one of these  
past master  
1    a person with talent for, or experience in, a particular activity  
a past master of tact     
2    a person who has held the office of master in a Freemasons' lodge, guild, etc.  
question master  
      n     (Brit)   the chairman of a quiz or panel game  

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1    boss     (informal)   captain, chief, commander, controller, director, employer, governor, head, lord, manager, overlord, overseer, owner, principal, ruler, skipper     (informal)   superintendent  
2    ace     (informal)   adept, dab hand     (Brit. informal)   doyen, expert, genius, grandmaster, maestro, maven     (U.S.)   past master, pro     (informal)   virtuoso, wizard  
3    guide, guru, instructor, pedagogue, preceptor, schoolmaster, spiritual leader, swami, teacher, torchbearer, tutor  
4    adept, crack     (informal)   expert, masterly, proficient, skilful, skilled  
5    chief, controlling, foremost, grand, great, leading, main, predominant, prime, principal  
6    acquire, become proficient in, get the hang of     (informal)   grasp, learn  
7    bridle, check, conquer, curb, defeat, lick     (informal)   overcome, overpower, quash, quell, subdue, subjugate, suppress, tame, triumph over, vanquish  
8    command, control, direct, dominate, govern, manage, regulate, rule  
,       n  
1    crew, servant, slave, subject  
2    amateur, novice  
3    student  
4    amateurish, clumsy, incompetent, inept, novice, unaccomplished, unskilled, untalented  
5    lesser, minor  
7    give in, surrender, yield  

past master     
ace     (informal)   artist, dab hand     (Brit. informal)   expert, old hand, virtuoso, wizard  

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be tone-deaf
comes from a pun related to Van Gogh (a painter) cutting off his left ear and the expression "have an ear for music" = be particularly good at learning music
take credit for another person's accomplishment
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
stop talking; refrain from saying something
be kept waiting
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
to lose one's temper
very familiar
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
one who solves people's problems
something is easy to do
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