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Word of the Day – Catawampus and Argufy

November 8, 2012 Leave a comment

cat·a·wam·pus
[kat-uh-wom-puhs] Show IPA Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.

adjective
1. askew; awry.

2. positioned diagonally; cater-cornered. Read more…

Word of the day – gault

September 7, 2012 Leave a comment

gault
Pronunciation: \ˈgȯlt\
Function: noun
Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; Read more…

Today’s Word Of The Day – Obdurate

September 5, 2012 Leave a comment

ob·du·rate
adj
\ˈäb-də-rət, -dyə-; äb-ˈdu̇r-ət, əb-, -ˈdyu̇r-\

Definition of OBDURATE Read more…

Today’s Word of the Day – Hoary

August 28, 2012 Leave a comment

hoary (adjective) \ˈhȯr-ē\

1 : gray or white with or as if with age
2 : extremely old : ancient <hoary legends>

Today’s BONUS word of the day – jolie laide

August 20, 2012 Leave a comment

Ok, I know I already gave a word of the day, but here’s a bonus one!  Jolie laide!

foreign term \zhȯ-lē-led\ Read more…

Today’s word of the day – hispid

August 20, 2012 Leave a comment

In keeping within finding odd, underused words, today, I present you with the word hispid.

adj \ˈhis-pəd\ Read more…

Word Of The Day – hirsute

August 17, 2012 Leave a comment

hir·sute

adj \ˈhər-ˌsüt, ˈhir-, ˌhər-ˈ, hir-ˈ\