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noun [countable] Typhoid Mary pronunciation in British English
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singularTyphoid Mary
pluralTyphoid Marys
  1. an insulting word for someone who you avoid because they spread something unpleasant or harmful to the people around them
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From an Irish woman in the US in the 19th century who is thought to have spread the typhoid disease wherever she went.


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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