Tag Archives: Word of the Day

Word Nerd Wednesday – Quixotic

Welcome Word Nerds! Last week, in one of the book launch teams I’m on, we were given the task of describing ourselves using three letters—QRF—and one of the team members described herself as quixotic. That led to the inevitable question, … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Cacoethes

Wednesday is here again, Word Nerds! It’s been several weeks since we’ve played What Do You Think It Means, so I thought it must be about time for another round this week. And the word I have for you today is cacoethes (kak-oh-EE-theez). … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Wherefore

“Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” If you’ve always thought this line was uttered by a forlorn maiden looking for her love, you aren’t alone. And it’s a logical conclusion to draw, right? I mean, it has ‘where’ right there … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Quomodocunquize

Well, Word Nerds. Can you wrap your laughin’ gear around today’s word? Quomodocunquize. Let me help you out a little. KWOH-moh-doh-KUHN-kwyz. I’ll just give you a few minutes to practise that . . .

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Flummadiddle

Happy Wednesday, word nerds! I have another round of ‘What Do You Think It Means?’ for you today, featuring the word flummadiddle. Don’t you love the way that one rolls off the tongue? So, here are four definitions for you to … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Scurryfunge

Hello Word Nerds! I had to laugh when I stumbled upon today’s word: scurryfunge (SKUH-ree-funj). What a word! I’m going to throw it out there and ask you ‘What Do You Think It Means?’, but for a little bit of variation, … Continue reading

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Word Nerd Wednesday – Fortnight

Welcome word nerds! Have I really made you wait three whole weeks to find out the meaning of absquatulate? I think I have. How abominable of me! Just because I’ve been having fun away down in the south of mainland Australia… … Continue reading

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