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pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on September 19th, 2019
jabberwocky
jab-er-wok-ee ] playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense;gibberish.
Featured on September 18th, 2019
popinjay
[pop-in-jey] person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
Featured on September 17th, 2019
harridan
hahr-i-dn ] a scolding, vicious woman; hag; shrew.
Featured on September 16th, 2019
caustic
kaw-stik ] severely critical or sarcastic.
Featured on September 12th, 2019
fatuous
fach-oo-uhs ] foolish or inane, especially in an unconscious, complacent manner; silly.
Featured on September 10th, 2019
mooncalf
moon-kaf ] a person who spends time idly daydreaming. 
Featured on September 9th, 2019
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on September 5th, 2019
choleric
kol-er-ik ] extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible.
Featured on September 4th, 2019
probity
proh-bi-tee ] integrity and uprightness; honesty.
Featured on September 3rd, 2019
lugubrious
[loo-goo-bree-uhsmournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner.
Featured on August 22nd, 2019
chuffy

chuhf-ee ] churlish; surly.

Featured on August 21st, 2019
blatherskite

[BLAA-thur-skite] A person who blathers on and spouts nonsense

Featured on August 20th, 2019
pecksniffian

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

Featured on August 19th, 2019
jabberwocky
jab-er-wok-ee ] playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense;gibberish.
Featured on August 15th, 2019
choleric
kol-er-ik ] extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible.
Featured on August 14th, 2019
palter
[pawl-ter] to talk or act insincerely or deceitfully; lie or use trickery.
Featured on August 12th, 2019
picayune
[pik-ee-yoonof little value or account; small; trifling.
Featured on August 8th, 2019
pettifogger
pet-ee-fog, -fawg ] to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters.
Featured on August 7th, 2019
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on August 6th, 2019
lampoon
[ lam-poon ] sharp, often virulent satire directed against an individual or institution.
Featured on August 5th, 2019
pedestrian
[ puh-des-tree-uh n ] lacking in vitality, imagination, distinction, etc.; commonplace; prosaic or dull.
Featured on July 31st, 2019
ninnyhammer
nin-ee-ham-er ] A fool or Simpleton. 
Featured on July 30th, 2019
agnostic
[ ag-nos-tik ] 

person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential natureof things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience.
Featured on July 29th, 2019
cacophony
[ kuh-kof-uh-nee ] harsh discordance of sound; dissonance.
Featured on July 25th, 2019
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