Category: Word of the Week

Word of the Week #12 0

Word of the Week #12

I didn’t know where Squeaky Malone glommed the cash he was waving around that night, but it didn’t surprise me when he turned up later at the bottom of the Hudson.  glom (verb) [glom]...

Word of the Week #10 0

Word of the Week #10

Lawks a mercy, Susanna, Gallifrey’s not in Ireland! You’re such a piggesnye. piggesnye (noun)  PEEG-eh-snee-yeh 1. “A cuckooflower”; someone who is pretty but not particularly bright.

Word of the Week #4 0

Word of the Week #4

I must go to Professor Chuffkin’s auction–I hear there is a delightful selection of chinoiserie. chinoiserie (noun)  shin-wahz-REE 1. Anything reflecting Chinese culture: Chinese artifacts, designs, artistic styles, behaviour.