Date: Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 06:00
Friends and acquaintances.
Date: Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 06:00
A dolt, a jerk, a putz, a schlemiel, a blockhead, which is to say, a clumsy, awkward person who seldom gets anything right.
Date: Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 06:00
1. (Offensive) A mischievous child, a little rascal, a guttersnipe. 2. A rag or apron in some dialects.
Date: Monday, 09 Dec 2013 06:00
No, it isn't as bad as you think: formication (with an M, not an N) is the sense of ants or other small bugs swarming, over your skin or anywhere else.
Date: Sunday, 08 Dec 2013 06:00
1. (Noun) A cheat, con artist, or generally deceitful person. 2. (Noun) A very small pocket usually located in the waistband of a pair of trousers for carrying such valuables as money or a pocket watch. 3. (Noun) The chain or tag attached to a small, valuable object like a watch or keys. 4. (Verb) To con, cheat, swindle, usually used with 'off', that is, 'to fob off'.
Date: Sunday, 01 Dec 2013 06:00
1. A PRIG, a male snob, a conceited fellow. 2. A prissy, vain guy overly concerned about the clothes he wears, a coxcomb, a dandy.
Date: Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 06:00
1. (Verb, transitive) To surround, go around, enclose, embrace. 2. (Noun, usually in the plural) Surroundings, neighborhood, outskirts. 3. (Adverb and Preposition) Around, round about (not much used since the 17th century).
Date: Friday, 29 Nov 2013 06:00
1. Having the characteristics of the element mercury; swift, changeable, temperamental. 2. Related to the Roman god Mercury or having the characteristics imputed to him: eloquence, shrewdness, swiftness, fickleness-or a relation to commerce.
Date: Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 06:00
The hybrid holiday when the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving coincide.
Date: Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 06:00
1. (Transitive) To eat very fast, voraciously, as to gobble up her food. 2. (Intransitive) To make the sound of a turkey.
Date: Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 06:00
Beads made from shells and used by the Algonquian tribes as money for trade at the time the first Europeans arrived in Massachusetts; usually shortened to 'wampum' in English.
Date: Monday, 25 Nov 2013 06:00
1. A horn of plenty, a horn spilling fruit and nuts. 2. A surfeit, plethora, superfluity in great variety; a superabundance.
Date: Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 06:00
1. To confront and dare to do something, such as to compete in a game or do something dangerous. 2. To confront and call into question, as for a sentry to challenge an approaching stranger or challenge the results of an election. 3. To severely test, to make great demands, as a job might challenge our abilities.
Date: Saturday, 23 Nov 2013 06:00
1. Balderdash, blather, bunkum, claptrap, codswallop, crap, drivel, flap-doodle, garbage, gobbledygook, hogwash, horse pucky, humbug, MALARKEY, nonsense, piffle, poppycock, rubbish, twaddle, wish- wash, (add your favorite here). 2. Gewgaw, chachka, knickknack, bauble, doodad, in other words, any showy but worthless trinket.
Date: Friday, 22 Nov 2013 06:00
A self-made photograph intended for social networking.
Date: Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 06:00
1. To thoroughly wash; to wash, iron, and fold. 2. To disguise the origin of dubious funds through a legitimate bank or business so as to make them look kosher. 3. To sanitize, clean up language, BOWDLERIZE.
Date: Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 06:00
'1.' Made of chintz. '2.' Gaudy, cheap, tasteless. '3.' Stingy, miserly, NIGGARDLY.
Date: Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 06:00
The Welsh lyre, a stringed instrument comprising an oblong wooden frame with six strings across a bridge. Four strings are played with a bow while the other two are picked as a kind of bass drone.
Date: Monday, 18 Nov 2013 06:00
The agora was the place in ancient Greece cities where people gathered to talk, shop, socialize, and to listen to political speeches.
Date: Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 06:00
No, this isn't what the blacksmith does. In fact, this word has two meanings completely unrelated to trotters. 1. To be appropriate for, to oblige, to morally require. 2. To benefit, to be beneficial.
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