Word of the day
Grand Guignol, n. and adj.
March 27th, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: Grand Guignol, n. A dramatic entertainment consisting of short pieces of a sensational and macabre kind...
Hogs Norton, n.
March 26th, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: Hogs Norton, n. A fictional town renowned for its uncultured and boorish inhabitants
ablation, n.
March 25th, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: ablation, n. The action or process of taking away or removing something; subtraction, removal
phatic, adj.
March 24th, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: phatic, adj. Of or relating to speech that serves to establish or maintain social relationships…
water spider, n.
March 23rd, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: water spider, n. A Eurasian spider that lives under water by spinning a 'diving bell' web…
gobby, adj.
March 22nd, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: gobby, adj. Overly talkative, loud-mouthed; impudent, rude
fodgel, adj. (and n.)
March 21st, 2017, 10:12 PM
OED Word of the Day: fodgel, adj. Of a person: plump, rounded; buxom