- What does Rakefire mean?
- What is Crapulous?
- What is a Fopdoodle?
- What is the meaning of Snollygoster?
- What is a throttlebottom?
- What does Defenestrate mean in English?
- Is Cattywampus a real word?
- What does Twattle mean?
- What is the meaning of Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
- What is the meaning of Agathokakological?
What does Rakefire mean?
a houseguest from hellRakefire The BBC defines it as: “someone so uncool that they would outstay their welcome in someone’s house until long after the fire had burned down to just the last few embers.” In other words, a rakefire is a houseguest from hell..
What is Crapulous?
1 : marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking. 2 : sick from excessive indulgence in liquor.
What is a Fopdoodle?
Noun. fopdoodle (plural fopdoodles) (obsolete) A stupid or insignificant fellow; a fool; a simpleton.
What is the meaning of Snollygoster?
‘Snollygoster’, a word for “an unprincipled but shrewd person,” might derive from the word ‘snallygaster’, which is used to describe a mythical creature from rural Maryland that is half reptile and half bird. But ‘snallygaster’ appears in print after ‘snollygoster’.
What is a throttlebottom?
: an innocuously inept and futile person in public office.
What does Defenestrate mean in English?
1 : a throwing of a person or thing out of a window assassination by defenestration. 2 : a usually swift dismissal or expulsion (as from a political party or office) the defenestration of political leaders the mass defenestration of middle management— Jane Bryant Quinn.
Is Cattywampus a real word?
adjective, adverb Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. a variant of catawampus.
What does Twattle mean?
(Entry 1 of 2) dialectal, England. : to talk idly : chatter, prate, twaddle. twattle.
What is the meaning of Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words. Sesquipedalophobia is another term for the phobia. The American Psychiatric Association doesn’t officially recognize this phobia.
What is the meaning of Agathokakological?
both good and evil: composed of both good and evil.