Definitions

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  • n. a versipellous object or thing

Etymologies

Apparently coined by Nabokov (see below) from versipellous. (Wiktionary)

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  • This word was not coined by Vladimir Nabokov in Pale Fire, his book of 1962.
    Versipel is listed in Webster's New International Dictionary,1932 edition. The definition is: A creature capable of changing from one form to another,as a werewolf.

    July 29, 2009

  • This word was not coined by Vladimir Nabokov in Pale Fire, his book of 1962.
    Versipel is listed in Webster's New International Dictionary,1932 edition. The definition is: A creature capable of changing from one form to another,as a werewolf.

    November 4, 2007