New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for August 27, 2020

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Today’s pangram is BALCONY.

BALCONY is defined as an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium. It is also defined as a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet.

ALLOY is defined as a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten. It is also defined as lower in value by increasing the base-metal content. It is also defined as the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something. It is also defined as make an alloy of.

ANNOY is defined as cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.

ANON is defined as (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while.

BABOON is defined as large terrestrial monkeys having doglike muzzles.

BACON is defined as English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292). It is also defined as English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626). It is also defined as back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried.

The word BALLBOY has no known definition.

BALLOON is defined as become inflated. It is also defined as large tough nonrigid bag filled with gas or heated air. It is also defined as ride in a hot-air balloon. It is also defined as small thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck.

BAOBAB is defined as African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.

BLOB is defined as make a spot or mark onto. It is also defined as an indistinct shapeless form.

The word BLOBBY has no known definition.

BLOC is defined as a group of countries in special alliance.

The word BOBA has no known definition.

BOLA is defined as a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie. It is also defined as a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin.

BOLL is defined as the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant.

BOLO is defined as long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin. It is also defined as a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie.

BONBON is defined as a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate.

BONNY is defined as very pleasing to the eye.

BONOBO is defined as small chimpanzee of swamp forests in Zaire; a threatened species.

BONY is defined as having bones especially many or prominent bones. It is also defined as composed of or containing bone. It is also defined as being very thin.

BOOB is defined as commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake. It is also defined as either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman. It is also defined as an ignorant or foolish person.

The word BOOBOO has no known definition.

BOOBY is defined as an ignorant or foolish person. It is also defined as small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both.

BOON is defined as a desirable state. It is also defined as very close and convivial.

CACAO is defined as tropical American tree producing cacao beans.

The word CALLALOO has no known definition.

CANNON is defined as lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals. It is also defined as a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other. It is also defined as a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels. It is also defined as fire a cannon. It is also defined as heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane. It is also defined as heavy gun fired from a tank. It is also defined as make a cannon. It is also defined as (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm.

CANNONBALL is defined as a solid projectile that in former times was fired from a cannon.

CANOLA is defined as vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids.

CANON is defined as a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall. It is also defined as a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired. It is also defined as a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church. It is also defined as a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts. It is also defined as a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter. It is also defined as a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field of art or philosophy.

CANYON is defined as a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall.

CLOACA is defined as a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water. It is also defined as (zoology) the cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open.

CLONAL is defined as of or relating to a clone.

CLOY is defined as cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. It is also defined as supply or feed to surfeit.

COAL is defined as burn to charcoal. It is also defined as a hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire and is glowing or smoldering. It is also defined as fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period. It is also defined as supply with coal. It is also defined as take in coal.

COCA is defined as a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes; a source of cocaine. It is also defined as United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001). It is also defined as dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine); chewed by Andean people for their stimulating effect.

COCOA is defined as a beverage made from cocoa powder and milk and sugar; usually drunk hot. It is also defined as powder of ground roasted cacao beans with most of the fat removed.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

COLA is defined as carbonated drink flavored with extract from kola nuts (`dope’ is a southernism in the United States). It is also defined as large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts.

The word COLCANNON has no known definition.

COLON is defined as the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos. It is also defined as a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal. It is also defined as a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter). It is also defined as the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

COLONY is defined as a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country. It is also defined as a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state’s system of government. It is also defined as a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together. It is also defined as a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated. It is also defined as (microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell. It is also defined as one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States.

COOL is defined as great coolness and composure under strain. It is also defined as marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional. It is also defined as make cool or cooler. It is also defined as loose heat. It is also defined as lose intensity. It is also defined as being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. It is also defined as fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept. It is also defined as inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to color. It is also defined as neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat. It is also defined as psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike. It is also defined as the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature. It is also defined as used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis.

COOLLY is defined as in a composed and unconcerned manner.

COYLY is defined as in a coy manner.

LLANO is defined as an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America).

LOAN is defined as a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz’ is a German word borrowed into modern English. It is also defined as give temporarily; let have for a limited time. It is also defined as the temporary provision of money (usually at interest).

LOBBY is defined as detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors. It is also defined as an interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying. It is also defined as a large entrance or reception room or area. It is also defined as the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest.

The word LOBO has no known definition.

LOCAL is defined as anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body. It is also defined as affecting only a restricted part or area of the body. It is also defined as public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops. It is also defined as relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area. It is also defined as of or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood.

LOCALLY is defined as to a restricted area of the body. It is also defined as by a particular locality.

LOCO is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

LOLL is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as be lazy or idle.

LOON is defined as a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought. It is also defined as large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes. It is also defined as a worthless lazy fellow.

LOONY is defined as someone deranged and possibly dangerous. It is also defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

LOYAL is defined as inspired by love for your country. It is also defined as unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause. It is also defined as steadfast in allegiance or duty.

LOYALLY is defined as with loyalty; in a loyal manner.

NABOB is defined as a governor in India during the Mogul empire. It is also defined as a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient).

NOBLY is defined as in a noble manner.

The word NONLOCAL has no known definition.

The word NOOB has no known definition.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

NYLON is defined as a synthetic fabric. It is also defined as a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers.

The word ONLAY has no known definition.

ONLY is defined as without any others being included or involved. It is also defined as and nothing more. It is also defined as never except when. It is also defined as being the only one; single and isolated from others. It is also defined as exclusive of anyone or anything else.

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