Definition of wax

  1. wax Noun Beeswax.
  2. wax Noun Earwax.
  3. wax Noun Any oily, water-resistant substance; normally long-chain hydrocarbons, alcohols or esters.
  4. wax Noun Any preparation containing wax, used as a polish.
  5. wax Noun A phonograph record.
  6. wax Adjective Made of wax.
  7. wax Verb To apply wax to (something, such as a shoe, a floor, a car, or an apple), usually to make it shiny.
  8. wax Verb To remove hair at the roots from (a part of the body) by coating the skin with a film of wax that is then pulled away sharply.
  9. wax Verb To kill, especially to murder a person.
  10. wax Verb To increasingly assume the specified characteristic.
  11. wax Verb To grow.
  12. wax Verb To appear larger each night as a progression from a new moon to a full moon.
  13. wax Noun The process of growing.
  14. wax Noun An outburst of anger.
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