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Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by omelette'smom, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I played scrabble with my son and he beat my...He kept making up words and they ended up being "real" words. I figured it would be fun to learn a new word a day (or something like that) Add a word and give a definition.

    (The prize points triple word score=)
    WONK-n. an overly studious student
    (it doesn't even sound real!!)
     
  2. chickencoop31320

    chickencoop31320 Have bator, will hatch

    Sep 24, 2008
    Southeast Georgia
    Pusillanimous

    Adjective

    Meaning: To be ignobly lacking in courage: chickenhearted, cowardly, craven, dastardly, faint-hearted, lily-livered, unmanly.

    Slang: chicken, gutless, yellow, yellow-bellied.
     
  3. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, guess this is lame. [​IMG]
    But I am putting down another fake real word:p
    ZONK-v. To stupefy
    these are 2 words my ds will never let me forget!
     
  4. Liza

    Liza Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love this thread!

    This is one of my favorite words and I have copied it out of Webster on line to share.

    1fil·lip
    Pronunciation: \\ˈfi-ləp\\
    Function: transitive verb
    Etymology: probably of imitative origin
    Date: 15th century
    1 a: to make a filliping motion with b: to strike or tap with a fillip <filliped him on the nose>
    2: to project quickly by or as if by a fillip <fillip crumbs off the table>
    3: stimulate <with this to fillip his spirits — Robert Westerby>
     

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