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snollygoster
[snoll-ee-GOSS-tur] A shrewd, clever, but unscrupulous person
Featured on November 16, 2017
quidnunc
[QUID-nunk] A gossip, a very nosy person
Featured on November 15, 2017
rapscallion
[rap-SKALL-yen] Rascal, mischievious person
Featured on November 14, 2017
pawky
[PAW-kee] Sly, shrewd
Featured on November 13, 2017
pecksniffian
[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting sanctimoniously, hypocritical
Featured on November 9, 2017
codswallop
[CODZ-wahl-op] Nonsense, rubbish
Featured on November 8, 2017
jabberwocky
[JA-burr-WOK-ee] Nonsensical language, gibberish, nonsense
Featured on November 7, 2017
pernicious
[purr-NISH-us] Harmful, damaging
Featured on November 6, 2017
unctuous
[UNK-shoo-us] Overly flattering, oily, sycophantic
Featured on November 2, 2017
mooncalf
[MOON-kaff] A foolish person, an idiot
Featured on November 1, 2017
caterwauling
[KAT-ur-wall-ing] Howling, screeching
Featured on October 31, 2017
miscreant
[MISS-kree-unt] Wrongdoer, villain, criminal
Featured on October 30, 2017
chuffiness
[CHUFF-ee-nuss] Acting surly and boorish
Featured on October 26, 2017
egregious
[uh-GREE-jus] Awful, horrendous, shocking
Featured on October 25, 2017
verecund
[VEHR-uh-kund] Shy, bashful, modest
Featured on October 23, 2017
poltroon
[pahl-TRUNE] An abject coward
Featured on October 19, 2017
popinjay
[POP-in-jay] A vain, conceited, strutting individual
Featured on October 18, 2017
furciferous
[fur-SIFF-ur-us] Rascally, rogueish
Featured on October 16, 2017
ninnyhammer
[NIH-nee-HAM-ur] A fool, a ninny, a simpleton
Featured on October 12, 2017
coxcomb
[COX-comb] A conceited man, a dandy
Featured on October 11, 2017
bilge
[BILJ] Nonsense, rubbish

Featured on October 10, 2017
lugubrious
[luh-GOOB-ree-us] Mournful, sad, gloomy
Featured on October 9, 2017
misanthrope
[MISS-un-thrope] A cranky person who generally dislikes humanity, 
Featured on October 5, 2017
quidnunc
[QUID-nunk] A nosy person, a gossip
Featured on October 3, 2017
pecksniffian
[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Falsely claiming great moral principles
Featured on October 2, 2017
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