Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sudden or unexpected coming or stepping on.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of stepping or coming in suddenly or unexpectedly.

Etymologies

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  • Reesetee made a list of words like this: http://www.wordnik.com/lists/it-has-a-name

    May 30, 2013

  • this is one of those "there's a name for that" kind of words.

    (Is there an adjective that? Something that means "having a detailed meaning"?)

    May 23, 2013