Author: Twit

Word of the Week #65 0

Word of the Week #65

Hugh announced his wife with such fanfaronade that she ran back to her room and refused to come out for the rest of the evening. fanfaronade (noun) 1. Verbal fanfare, vain boasting.

Word of the Week #64 0

Word of the Week #64

The one day he was late, Sam’s tutor gave him a pecksniffian lecture about tardiness, even though she had never turned up to their meetings on time.  pecksniffian (adjective)  1. Hypocritical, sanctimonious, pretentious and...

Word of the Week #63 0

Word of the Week #63

To try and explain his date’s absence, Patrick came up with a cockamamie tale about aliens and dogs with no noses.  cockamamie (adjective)  1. Absurd, foolish, outlandish, implausible, crazy, unrelated to reality.