Category: Word of the Week

Word of the Week #29 0

Word of the Week #29

Emmanuel cadged Mr. Beaky’s cadge; he was merely a servant and thus, not allowed to practise falconry.   cadge  1. ask for or obtain (something to which one is not strictly entitled) (v) 2. a padded...

Word of the Week #24 0

Word of the Week #24

George was a crapulous layabout who eventually died in a strange accident involving three pints of coffee and a thousand pounds of oysters. crapulous (adj.) [KRAP-yuh-lus] 1. Characterised by gross excess in eating or...