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misanthrope

mis-uh n-throhp ] a hater of humankind.

Featured on January 21, 2020.
balderdash

bawl-der-dash ] senseless, stupid, or exaggerated talk or writing; nonsense. 

Featured on January 16, 2020.
flummox

fluhm-uh ks ] to bewilder; confound; confuse. 

Featured on January 15, 2020.
churlish

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

Featured on January 14, 2020.
noddy
nod-ee ] fool or simpleton; noodle.
Featured on January 13, 2019
buffoon
[buh-foon] a ridiculous but amusing person; a clown.
Featured on January 9th, 2019
pettifogger
pet-ee-fog, -fawg ] to bicker or quibble over trifles or unimportant matters.
Featured on January 8th, 2019
caterwaul
kat-er-wawl ] to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
Featured on January 7th, 2019
obsequious

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

Featured on January 6th, 2020.
blatherskite

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

Featured on December 31st, 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 December 30, 2019
coxcomb
koks-kohm ] a conceited, foolish dandy; pretentious fop.
Featured on December 19th, 2019
codswallop
[kodz-wol-uh p] nonsense; rubbish.
Featured on December 18, 2019
popinjay
[pop-in-jey] person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
Featured on December 12th, 2019
obsequious

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

Featured on December 11th, 2019
bilge

 [ bilj ] nonsense; rubbish.

Featured on December 10th, 2019
besmirch
[ bih-smurch ] to detract from the honor or luster of.

Featured on December 09, 2019
blooter
Blooter - A blabber, a bumbling idiot, a fool. 
Featured on December 05, 2019
miscreant
mis-kree-uh nt ] depraved, villainous, or base.
Featured on December 04, 2019
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on December 03, 2019
obtuse
uhb-toos ] not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect; not sensitive or observant; dull.
Featured on December 02, 2019
pedantic
[ puh-dan-tik ] overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, especially in teaching.
Featured on November 25, 2019
jackanapes
[jak-uh-neyps] an impertinent, presumptuous person, especially young man; whippersnapper.
Featured on November 21, 2019
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on November 20th, 2019
sniffish

[ snif-ish ] haughtily disdainful; contemptuous.

Featured on November 19th, 2019
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