Associations to the word «Pew»


PEW, noun. One of the long benches in a church, seating several persons, usually fixed to the floor and facing the chancel.
PEW, noun. An enclosed compartment in a church which provides seating for a group of people, often a prominent family.
PEW, noun. Any structure shaped like a church pew, such as a stall, formerly used by money lenders, etc.; a box in a theatre; or a pen or sheepfold.
PEW, noun. (colloquial) (humorous) A chair; a seat.
PEW, verb. To furnish with pews.
PEW, interjection. An expression of disgust in response to an unpleasant odor.
PEW, interjection. Representative of the sound made by the firing of a machine gun.
PEW, proper noun. A surname​.

Dictionary definition

PEW, noun. Long bench with backs; used in church by the congregation.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle