Associations to the word «Peter»
PETER, proper noun. A male given name.
PETER, proper noun. The leading Apostle in the New Testament.
PETER, proper noun. (biblical) The epistles of Peter in the New Testament of the Bible, 1 Peter and 2 Peter attributed to St. Peter.
PETER, proper noun. (rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname.
PETER, noun. (slang) The penis.
PETER, verb. (most often used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing.
PETER FUNK, noun. (slang) (archaic) A shill bidder at an auction.
PETER OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To dwindle; to tail off; to diminish to nothing.
PETER PAN, noun. A man who acts as a child and does not accept the responsibilities of adulthood.
PETER PAN GENERATION, noun. Generation Y
PETER PAN SYNDROME, noun. (idiomatic) The supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.
PETER PANS, noun. Plural of Peter Pan
PETER PEPPER, noun. An heirloom chili pepper grown in North America for its unusual penis-shaped fruits.
PETER PEPPERS, noun. Plural of peter pepper
PETER PRINCIPLE, noun. The theory that in an organization, people tend to rise (be promoted) to the level of their incompetence.
PETER PUFFER, noun. (derogatory) (slang) A male homosexual.
PETER, noun. Disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope.
PETER, noun. Obscene terms for penis.
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