Greek vs Hellenic what difference

what is difference between Greek and Hellenic

English

Etymology

Probably from Greek (unintelligible speech or text).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹiːk/
  • Rhymes: -iːk

Noun

greek (plural greeks)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Greek (nonsense writing or talk; gibberish).
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Greek (anal sex).

Verb

greek (third-person singular simple present greeks, present participle greeking, simple past and past participle greeked)

  1. (transitive, computing) To display a placeholder (instead of text), especially to optimize speed in displaying text that would be too small to read.
  2. (transitive, computing) To fill a template with nonsense text (particularly the Lorem ipsum), so that form can be focused on instead of content.

Derived terms

  • greeking (noun)

Related terms

  • it’s all Greek to me

Anagrams

  • Gerke


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