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1956

today's wwftd is... truckle

the worthless word for the day is: truckle [fig. fr. truckle bed] to submit or behave obsequiously "Teardrop stared back and did not truckle." - Daniel
tsuwm
Mar 26
#1956
 
1955

today's wwftd is... haint

the worthless word for the day is: haint [var. of haunt] Southern U.S. : a ghost "She smoked away haints so the house could feel cleansed of lingering angers
tsuwm
Mar 25
#1955
 
1954

today's wwftd is... immurement

the worthless word for the day is: immurement [fr. L. immurare < im- + murus, wall] imprisonment (esp. within a wall) "She swallowed hard. “You give me
tsuwm
Mar 16
#1954
 
1953

today's wwftd is... bumwad

the worthless word for the day is: bumwad [bum + wad] Brit. slang : toilet paper; thus, "newspapers, magazines, etc. fit only for such use." "The millions of
tsuwm
Mar 15
#1953
 
1952

today's wwftd is... lithopanspermia

the worthless word for the day is: lithopanspermia [fr. Gk litho-, stone + L. panspermia, mixture of seeds] the transfer of organisms in rocks from one planet
tsuwm
Mar 3
#1952
 
1951

today's wwftd is... invidious

the worthless word for the day is: invidious [fr. L. invidiosus, envious] unpleasant and likely to give offense to other people "It would be invidious if not
tsuwm
Mar 3
#1951
 
1950

today's wwftd is... pomosexual

the worthless word for the day is: pomosexual [pomo-, for POstMOdern + -sexual, after homosexual] a person who shuns labels such as “heterosexual” and
tsuwm
Feb 18
#1950
 
1949

today's wwftd is... depucelate

the worthless word for the day is: depucelate [< French dépuceler] (also depucel) obs. rare : to deflower "They had a last view of the Embassy treasurer's
tsuwm
Feb 10
#1949
 
1948

today's wwftd is... rorid

the worthless word for the day is: rorid [fr. L. rōridus dripping with moisture] obs. : dewy; bedewed Leave to the Lark his lucid chariotings And mirth
tsuwm
Feb 1
#1948
 
1947

today's wwftd is... sook

the worthless word for the day is: sook [of uncertain origin] Austral. and N.Z. slang. : a stupid or timid person; a coward; a ‘softy’; a sniveling
tsuwm
Jan 29
#1947
 
1946

today's wwftd is... petrescence

the worthless word for the day is: petrescence [fr. L. petra: rock, stone] obs., rare. : the process of becoming petrified "“I just can't help thinking what
tsuwm
Jan 26
#1946
 
1945

today's wwftd is... oubliation

the worthless word for the day is: oubliation [fr. F. oubliette, an underground dungeon] nonce word(?) : the act of being imprisoned in an oubliette "At least
tsuwm
Jan 23
#1945
 
1944

today's wwftd is... dulcitude

the worthless word for the day is: dulcitude [fr. L. dulcis, sweet] the condition of being charming, sweet, or delightful; sweetness "Miss Pefko was twenty,
tsuwm
Jan 13
#1944
 
1943

today's wwftd is... debacchation

the worthless word for the day is: debacchation [fr. L. dēbacchāri, < Bacchus] obs., rare : a raging or madness "..then falling into a fit of rage,
tsuwm
Dec 10, 2014
#1943
 
1942

oday's wwftd is... quisby

the worthless word for the day is: quisby [origin uncertain] obs. : a wretch; an idle person "Cou'dn't he push a little feeble old quisby like you, down into a
tsuwm
Dec 8, 2014
#1942
 
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