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What do you call a person who doesn t laugh?
: a person who never laughs And in the Essay on Comedy he did at least remind us that in scholarship and in literature, or indeed in any of the circumstances of our mortal careers, the final word should not be with the agelast, the one who never laughs.—
What is an age last?
Agelast meaning (rare) One who never laughs (especially at jokes); a mirthless person. noun. 5. 4.
What does Meldrop mean?
A drop of mucus at the nose
Definition: “A drop of mucus at the nose, whether produced by cold or otherwise” (English Dialect Dictionary) Meldrop used to be in Merriam-Webster dictionaries (it is included in the 1934 edition of our Unabridged, defined rather poetically as “a pendent drop, as of mucus at the nose, or of dew”).
What is Xertz?
One to remember the next time you play Scrabble, the word ‘xertz’ is a verb with unknown origins, although it is likely derived from a similar slang term. Pronounced ‘zerts’, it means ‘to gulp something down quickly and/or in a greedy fashion’.
What is it called when you have no money?
1. Poor, impecunious, impoverished, penniless refer to those lacking money.
What to call someone who is no fun?
What is another word for not fun?
What does Peristeronic mean?
relating to pigeons
: of or relating to pigeons.
What is a rare word?
Here are the fifteen most unusual words you can find in the English language.
- Serendipity. This word appears in numerous lists of untranslatable words and is a mystery mostly for non native speakers of English.
What is the longest word in English?
1 Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (forty-five letters) is lung disease caused by the inhalation of silica or quartz dust.
What does Bumfuzzle mean?
chiefly dialectal. : confuse, perplex, fluster.
What is a correct pronunciation?
Pronunciation is the way in which a word or a language is spoken. This may refer to generally agreed-upon sequences of sounds used in speaking a given word or language in a specific dialect (“correct pronunciation”) or simply the way a particular individual speaks a word or language.