Word of the day

September 19, 2019

Plutomania – inordinately excessive or abnormal desire to possess or acquire wealth; the delusion that one is wealthy.


Word of the day

September 18, 2019

Tirrit – an instance of panic, temper or upset.


Word of the day

September 17, 2019

Dewitt – to hang unlawfully; to lynch; kill by mob violence.


Word of the day

September 16, 2019

Boyar – a member of the old aristocracy in Russia, next in rank to a prince; a member of the highest rank of the feudal Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian, Wallachian, Moldavian, and later Romanian and Livonian (Modern day Latvia and Estonia ) aristocracies, second only to the ruling princes.

Hat tip: Liam Hehir


Word of the day

September 15, 2019

Tapatahi – to have one aspect, be united, single, sound, upright, principled; folded once, united, single; uprightness, honesty, righteousness, virtue; small fish basket  – made of toetoe leaves for holding fish.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori/ Maori Language Week,


Word of the day

September 14, 2019

Pononga – true, genuine; unfeigned; honest, serious; honesty, truthfulness, genuineness.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori/Maori language week.


Word of the day

September 13, 2019

Matatika – be right, straight, ethical, fair, equitable, honest, impartial, unbiased, upright; right, straight, ethical, fair, equitable, honest, impartial, unbiased, upright, moral; right, ethic.

From the Maori Dictionary for te wiki o te reo Māori – Maori Language Week.


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