Word of the day

30/01/2020

Cant – hypocritical and sanctimonious talk, typically of a moral, religious, or political nature; the expression or repetition of conventional or trite opinions or sentiments; the insincere use of pious words; insincere, especially conventional expressions of enthusiasm for high ideals, goodness, or piety;  language specific to a particular group or profession and regarded with disparagement; the private language of the underworld; whining or singsong speech, especially of beggars; to talk hypocritically and sanctimoniously about something; to speak in the whining or singsong tone of a beggar; a slope in the turn of a road or track; two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees; a salient angle; a sudden movement that tilts or overturns a thing; a slanting or tilted position; oblique or slanting; to bevel; form an oblique surface upon; to put in an oblique position; tilt; tip.


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