Sunday, November 3, 2013

Interesting Words and Phrases (at least they are at 6am after 3 hours of sleep)

gaulimaufry  
(a confused jumble or medley of things)

supercalifragilisticexpialadocious  
(yeah, the Mary Poppins crazy word...so sue me...um diddle diddle diddle, um diddle aye....)

sufficiently suffonsified  
(I've had enough to eat, thank you)

extraneous
(unrelated to the subject being dealt with; of external origin)

lacklustre
(uninspired/uninspiring; lacking in vitality)

moxie
(facing difficulties with great courage; aggressive energy)

pusillanimous
(cowardly)

absquatulate
(to flee)

cattywampus
(in disarray)

doolally
(nonsensical; insane)

pettifogger
(quibbler; disreputable lawyer)

widdershins
(counterclockwise; contrary)

pip pip, cheerio and all that rot
(good-bye)

scofflaw
(law breaker)

perspicacious
(astute)

flibbertygibbet
(scatterbrained person)

peckish
(slightly hungry)

curmudgeon
(ill tempered person, often older in years)

poppycock
(nonsense)

maleficence
(evil)

toodle pip
(good-bye)


















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