Adjective "Calf" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Calf


    Definition:

    1. the young of the domestic cow or other bovine animal.

    2. the young of certain other mammals, as the elephant, seal, and whale.

    3. calfskin leather.

    4. Informal. an awkward, silly boy or man.

    5. a mass of ice detached from a glacier, iceberg, or floe. Idioms

    6. in calf, (of a cow or other animal having calves) pregnant.

    7. kill the fatted calf, to prepare an elaborate feast in welcome or celebration.

    Origin:
    calf

    Examples:

    "managements can be calf."