Category : A word A day

war hawk

noun: One who advocates war, military intervention, or other aggressive measures.

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dithyramb

noun: 1. A piece of writing or speech in an inflated or wildly enthusiastic manner. 2. An impassioned Greek choral song, originally...

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rheology

noun: The study of the deformation and flow of matter.

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vorpal

adjective: 1. Sharp. 2. Deadly.

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zephyr

noun: 1. A wind blowing from the west. 2. A gentle breeze. 3. A soft and light garment, fabric, or yarn. 4. Anything having a soft,...

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struldbrug

noun: Very old and decrepit.

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lilliput

adjective: Tiny. noun: Someone or something very small.

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Scarborough warning

noun: A very short notice or no notice.

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Shrewsbury clock

noun: Something precise or exact.

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borstal

noun: A reformatory for young offenders.

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body blow

noun: A severe setback or disappointment.

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roughhouse

verb tr.: To handle roughly, but in a playful manner; verb intr. To engage in boisterous play; noun: Boisterous play.

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