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wookinpanub commented on the word laconic
"a response so curt as to be almost rude"http://www.thefreedictionary.com/laconic
April 3, 2009
wookinpanub commented on the word pointed
1. Having an end coming to a point.2. Sharp; cutting: pointed criticism.3. Obviously directed at or making reference to a particular person or thing: a pointed comment.4. Clearly evident or conspicuous; marked: a pointed lack of interest.5. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture: a pointed arch.6. Having a rough finish produced by a pointed tool. Used of masonry.
January 1, 2009
wookinpanub commented on the word flummoxed
flum·mox (flŭm'əks) tr.v. flum·moxed, flum·mox·ing, flum·mox·es InformalTo confuse; perplex.Probably of English dialectal origin.flummoxed. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/flummoxed (accessed: December 17, 2008).
December 18, 2008
wookinpanub commented on the word weltschmerz
This is my favorite new word!
wookinpanub commented on the word quid pro quo
Every time I hear this phrase I think of Dr. Lecter in his cage..."Quid pro quo, Clarice."
December 17, 2008
wookinpanub commented on the word galactophagous
Gal`ac`toph´a`gousa. 1. Feeding on milk.Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by C. & G. Merriam Co.
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