Saturday, January 16, 2010

What a Boob!

funny word of the day: boob

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

Pronunciation: \ˈbüb\
Function: noun
Etymology: short for 1booby
Date: 1907

1 : a stupid awkward person : simpleton
2 : boor, philistine

boob·ish \ˈbü-bish\ adjective


Function: noun
Etymology: 3boob
Date: 1934
British : mistake, blunder

Yesterday's FWOTD: snuggle

Pronunciation: \ˈsnə-gəl\
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): snug·gled; snug·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\
Etymology: frequentative of 1snug
Date: 1687

intransitive verb : to curl up comfortably or cozilytransitive verb 1 : to draw close especially for comfort or in affection
2 : to make snug

snuggle noun

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