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rapscallion
[ rap-skal-yuhn ] a rascal; rogue; scamp. 
Featured on September 22, 2022.
palter
[pawl-ter] to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.
Featured on September 20th, 2022
honeyfuggle
[huh-nee-fuh-gle] to dupe or deceive by flattery; to obtain by deception
Featured on September 19, 2022
barbermonger

Obsolete. 

Featured on September 12th, 2022.
saturnine
sat-er-nahyn ] sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
Featured on September 8th, 2022
nudnik
[NUHD-nik] A boring and bothersome person, a pest
Featured on September 9, 2022
plonker

[ Plon - Ker ] A stupid person. 

Featured on September 6, 2022
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on August 24th, 2022
fop
[fop] excessively refined and fastidious in taste and manner; vain
Featured on August 23rd, 2022
jobbernowl
[ job-ber-nowl ] A stupid or foolish person; an idiot, a numbskull.
Featured on August 22nd, 2022
nebbish
[NEH-bish] A very meek and timid man
Featured on August 18, 2022
turgid

tur-jid ] tediously pompous or bombastic.

Featured on August 17, 2022.
odious

oh-dee-uhs ] highly offensive; repugnant; disgusting.

Featured on August 16, 2022
sop
[sop] a weak-willed or spineless person
Featured on August 15th, 2022
quakebuttock
[kwake-butt-ock] sniveling coward
Featured on August 11, 2022
banal
[buh-NAHL] Unoriginal, commonplace, boring
Featured on August 10, 2022
ninnyhammer
[NIHN-ee-HAM-ur] A foolish and silly individual, a simpleton
Featured on August 8, 2022
cretin
kreet-n ] a stupid, vulgar, or insensitive person. 
Featured on August 4, 2022
visigoth

[VIZ-uh-goth] A Marauder, akin to the western Goths who invaded Rome

Featured on August 3, 2022
petulant

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

Featured on August 2, 2022
buffoon
[buh-FOON]  Clown, foolishly amusing person
Featured on July 27, 2022
restive
[ress-tiv] edgy, tense, jittery
Featured on July 26, 2022
loogan
[LOO-gun] An unsophisticated person, a yokel
Featured on July 25, 2022
didactic
[die-DACK-tick]  Prone to lecturing in a boring way
Featured on July 21, 2022
cretin
kreet-n ] a stupid, vulgar, or insensitive person. 
Featured on July 20, 2022