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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
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on July 24th, 2019
noddy
nod-ee ] fool or simpleton; noodle.
Featured on July 23rd, 2019
saturnine
sat-er-nahyn ] sluggish in temperament; gloomy; taciturn.
Featured on July 22nd, 2019
jejune
[ ji-joon ] without interest or significance; dull; insipid.
Featured on July 18th, 2019
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
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