Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


Sorry, no definitions found.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But to ferdful men, and unbileueful, and cursid, and manquelleris, and fornicatours, and to witchis and worschiperis of ydols and to alle lyeris the part of hem schal be in the pool brenynge with fyer and brymstoon, that is the secounde deeth.

    The White Rose of Langley A Story of the Olden Time


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Inspiring fear, awesome, dreadful..
    Wary, timorous, full of fear, cautious out of fear of offending.

    November 30, 2012