User:Rjd0060/DAL

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Daily-article-l prep
w:User:Rjd0060/DAL · wikt:User:Rjd0060/DAL · Wikiquote:User:Rjd0060/DAL
Word
N
E
X
T
[1]
May 27, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for May 27
antaphrodisiac adj
  1. Capable of reducing the sex drive.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+2
May 28, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for May 28
crown molding n
  1. (finish carpentry, interior decorating) A molding at the edge of a room between ceiling and wall.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+3
May 29, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for May 29
apothegm n
  1. A short, witty, instructive saying; an aphorism or maxim.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+4
May 30, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for May 30
have Van Gogh's ear for music v
  1. (humorous) To be tone-deaf.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+5
May 31, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for May 31
omnishambles n
  1. (UK, chiefly politics) A situation that is bad or mismanaged in every way.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+6
June 1, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 1
progeny n
  1. (uncountable) Offspring or descendants.
  2. (countable) Result of a creative effort.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback


Word
+7
June 2, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 2
superannuate v
  1. (transitive) To retire or put out of use due to age.
  2. (intransitive) To become obsolete or antiquated.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+8
June 3, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 3
guardian angel n
  1. A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+9
June 4, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 4
sexton n
  1. A church official who looks after a church and its graveyard and may act as a gravedigger and bell-ringer.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+10
June 5, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 5
vulgarian n
  1. A vulgar individual, especially one who emphasizes or is oblivious to their vulgar qualities.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+11
June 6, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 6
enfranchise v
  1. To grant the franchise to an entity, generally meaning to grant the privilege of voting to a person.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+12
June 7, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 7
trendite n
  1. (slang) A person given to following trends.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+13
June 8, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 8
oneironaut n
  1. A person who explores dream worlds, usually associated with lucid dreaming.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+14
June 9, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 9
caisson n
  1. (military) A two-wheeled, horse-drawn military vehicle used to carry ammunition.
  2. (engineering) A watertight retaining structure used in the construction of bridges.
  3. (architecture) A sunken panel used as decoration for a ceiling or a vault; a coffer.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+15
June 10, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 10
white whale n
  1. A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas.
  2. (figuratively) An obsession; monomania.
  3. (trading cards) A printing plate, for a sports card, that is then issued as a collectible itself.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+16
June 11, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 11
piece together v
  1. To physically assemble (or reassemble) from fragments or pieces.
  2. (figuratively) To reconstruct an event or goal from incomplete or flawed elements.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+17
June 12, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 12
make shift v
  1. (dated) To contrive; to invent a way of surmounting a difficulty.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+18
June 13, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 13
soundly adv
  1. In a thorough manner; in manner free of defect or deficiency.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+19
June 14, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 14
vexillology n
  1. The study of flags.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+20
June 15, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 15
encapsulate v
  1. To cover something as if in a capsule.
  2. To epitomize something by expressing it as a brief summary.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

+21
June 16, 2015

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for June 16
abeyance n
  1. (law) Expectancy; condition of being undetermined; undetermined ownership.
  2. Suspension; temporary suppression.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

  1. ^ If preparing the next email after 00:00 UTC on the day it is due, use this word instead.