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Eeyorish, adj.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day on A. A. Milne's birthday: Eeyorish, adj. Deeply pessimistic; gloomy



magnanimate, v.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: magnanimate, v. To cheer, inspirit, give courage to (a person)



Felliniesque, adj.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day on Federico Fellini's birthday: Felliniesque, adj.



discumbent, n. and adj.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: discumbent, n. A dinner guest; spec. one who reclines while dining



magnoperate, v.

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day on Lord Byron's 230th birthday: magnoperate, v. To work at a magnum opus



reposado, n.

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: reposado, n. A type of tequila which has been aged in oak for between two months and a year



devel, v.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

OED Word of the Day: devel, v. To strike or fell (a person) with a heavy blow; to beat or thrash