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agog

uh-gog ] highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, anticipation, etc.

Featured on November 14th, 2019
bilge

 [ bilj ] nonsense; rubbish.

Featured on November 13th, 2019
feckless
fek-lis ] ineffective; incompetent; futile.
Featured on November 12th, 2019
barbermonger
[Bar-ber-mon-ger] obsolete a foolish or silly person.
Featured on November 11th, 2019
pecksniffian

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

Featured on November 7th, 2019
jabberwocky
jab-er-wok-ee ] playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense;gibberish.
Featured on November 6th, 2019
verecund

[ver-i-kuhnd] bashful; modest.

Featured on November 5th, 2019
puzzlewit
[PUZZ-ul-wit] stupid, silly person. 
Featured on November 4th, 2019
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on October 30th, 2019
unctuous
uhngk-choo-uh s ] characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, especially in an affected manner; excessively smooth, suave, or smug.
Featured on October 29th, 2019
coxcomb
koks-kohm ] a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop.
Featured on October 28th, 2019
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on October 24th, 2019
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on October 22nd, 2019
insipid
[ in-sip-id ] without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid.
Featured on October 21st, 2019
ninnyhammer
nin-ee-ham-er ] A fool or Simpleton. 
Featured on October 16th, 2019
caterwaul
kat-er-wawl ] to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
Featured on October 15th, 2019
lugubrious
[loo-goo-bree-uhsmournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an affected, exaggerated, or unrelieved manner.
Featured on October 3rd, 2019
troglodyte

[ trog-luh-dahyt ] a person of degraded, primitive, or brutal character. 

Featured on October 1st, 2019
bilge

 

Featured on September 30th, 2019
indolent
in-dl-uhnt ] having or showing a disposition to avoid exertion; slothful.
Featured on September 26th, 2019
picayune
[pik-ee-yoonof little value or account; small; trifling.
Featured on September 24th, 2019
codswallop
[kodz-wol-uh p] nonsense; rubbish.
Featured on September 23rd, 2019
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
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