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snollygoster

snol-ee-gos-ter ] clever, unscrupulous person.

Featured on July 17th, 2019
obsequious

uhb-see-kwee-uhs ] servilely compliant or deferential.

Featured on July 16th, 2019
abrasive
uh-brey-siv, -ziv ] tending to annoy or cause ill will; overly aggressive.
Featured on July 15, 2019
codswallop
[kodz-wol-uh p] nonsense; rubbish.
Featured on July 10, 2019
pecksniffian

[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting high and mighty, putting on airs of morality

Featured on July 09, 2019
obsequious

uhb-see-kwee-uhs ] servilely compliant or deferential.

Featured on July 8th, 2019
churlish

[chur-lish] like churl; boorish; rude:

Featured on June 27, 2019
nebbish
[ neb-ish ] a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person.
Featured on June 26, 2019
picayune
[pik-ee-yoonof little value or account; small; trifling.
Featured on June 25, 2019
bilge

 

Featured on June 24, 2019
palter
[pawl-ter] to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.
Featured on June 20th, 2019
churlish

[chur-lish] like churl; boorish; rude:

Featured on June 19, 2019
miscreant
mis-kree-uh nt ] depraved, villainous, or base.
Featured on June 18, 2019
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] wretched coward; craven.

Featured on June 17, 2019
pusillanimous

[ pyoo-suh-lan-uh-muhs ] lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.

Featured on June 12, 2019
obsequious

uhb-see-kwee-uhs ] servilely compliant or deferential.

Featured on June 11, 2019
petulant

pech-uh-luhnt ] moved to or showing sudden, impatient irritation, especially over some trifling annoyance.

Featured on June 06, 2019
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] wretched coward; craven.

Featured on June 05, 2019
philistine

fil-uh-steen person who is lacking in or hostile or smugly indifferent to cultural values, intellectual pursuits, aesthetic refinement, etc., or is contentedly commonplace in ideas and tastes.

Featured on June 04, 2019
pugnacious

[ puhg-ney-shuhs ] inclined to quarrel or fight readily; quarrelsome; belligerent; combative.

Featured on May 30, 2019
aspersion

uh-spur-zhuhn, -shuhn ] damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander.

Featured on May 29, 2019
bilge

 

Featured on May 28, 2019
verecund

[ver-i-kuhnd] bashful; modest.

Featured on May 23, 2019
prissy
pris-ee ] excessively proper; affectedly correct; prim.
Featured on May 22, 2019
caterwaul
kat-er-wawl ] to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
Featured on May 21, 2019
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