Come with me on the journey. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 05 2018. According to one local English dialect dictionary, if a young man who’s just started a new relationship happens to bump into one of his friends while he’s out with his new girlfriend, the friend can ask for pitcherings—a small sum of money, intended to be spent on drink for himself to toast the couple’s new relationship. When these already controversial prices were increased by Prime Minister Pitt the Elder in 1784 (to offset a vast loss in national income caused by a massive reduction of the tax on tea), many homeowners drastically opted to remove the windows in their properties to dodge the fee; a Pitt’s-picture, in 18th-19th century slang, is simply a bricked-up window. A Scots dialect word meaning “sickly-looking” or “weak and feeble.” Peelie is probably derived from “pale,” while the wally is thought to come from an old exclamation of sorrow or woe. Last edited on May 05 2011. to make an extremely large bowel movement that fills a toilet bowl. on Mar 30 2009. If you’re pogonophobic, then you hate beards. Origin: Bnet, mid-nineties through modern day usage on world of WarCraft and other various games. Last edited on May 16 2011. Probably derived from an old Scandinavian word for a knot in a sheep’s fleece, a pizzlo is a tangled confusion or muddle. If something is paedonymic, then it’s named after your child. Making a list of interesting words in English language requires a lot of hard thinking, because new words keep getting discovered and added daily. 19th century slang for gossip. Derived from paucus, a Latin word meaning “few”; if you’re pauciloquent, then you use very few words. Derived from paille, a French word for a husk or piece of grain, a paillette is a single decorative piece of reflective foil or glitter. on Nov 20 2009. Whereas…. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 20 2009. money. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA For me, the longer the word and the more the number of syllables in it, the more interesting it becomes. Oct 2, 2020 - Explore Marisa Turpin's board "Cool Words and Their Meaning", followed by 429 people on Pinterest. Find new words to share every day with Dictionary.com's Word of the Day. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA Submitted by Ralph M. from Charlotte, NC, USA Last edited on Aug 12 2011. …is the proper word for stretching and yawning when you wake up in the morning. Other P phobias include pteronophobia (feathers), phasmophobia (ghosts), pyrophobia (fire), pediculophobia (lice and mites), and photophobia, which is used to refer to the dislike some creatures, like cockroaches, have for light. where the poker is kept). Likewise, a panpharmacon is a universal medicine or remedy. on Jan 10 2008. Submitted by Anonymous See more ideas about Words, Unusual words, Cool words. Derived from Pantagruel, the name of an insatiable giant in the title of a work by François Rabelais, if something is pantagruelian, then it’s exceptionally large or has a voracious appetite. Derived from an old Scots word referring to a bird that deserts its nest, to pervoo is to abandon a group of friends or to stop socializing with someone. on Aug 12 2011. an alcoholic drink that is a shot of Smirnoff Ice dropped into a glass of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. In some contexts (like pervade or perforate) the prefix per– is used to mean “entirely,” “thoroughly,” or “all the way.” Consequently, to perfabricate something is to see its construction through to completion—while to permute something is to change it completely, and to pervigilate something is to watch it diligently. Submitted by Anonymous To pedipulate something is to move or knead it with your feet. Last edited on Sep 16 2015. on Mar 26 2013. Last edited on May 05 2011. The Pactolus is a river in western Turkey that was renowned throughout Ancient Greece and Lydia for its supposedly gold-rich waters and golden sands. Last edited on Mar 15 2000. From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors. An old Scots word, variously meaning “to hunt for something” or “to pick through something looking for something else,” or else “to fidget” or “to potter about doing odd jobs.”. Despite all of these uses, however, P is on average one of the least-used letters of the alphabet, accounting for roughly two percent of any page of English text. 3 talking about this. on Mar 08 2009. The process of growing or shaving a beard is called pogonotrophy or pogonotomy, while a pogonology is a written treatise or description of a beard. The word bolt is also used for a single ray of lightning (a lightning bolt). Submitted by Mark from Sarasota, FL, USA To palpabrize someone is to flatter them. Many people take a keen interest in keeping a track of difficult words that are formed in the English language. Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years. We help you decipher which is which by using them in handy example sentences. A Scots dialect word meaning “sickly-looking” or “weak and feeble.” Peelie is probably derived from “pale,” while the wally is thought to come from an old exclamation of sorrow or woe. fill a paraphernalia pipe with marijuana. Last edited on Apr 21 2010. For the long time, lexicographers have been debating about the legitimacy of certain words as possible entrants to the English dictionary. An old Yorkshire dialect word for a lengthy and long-winded story that goes nowhere and might not even be true. We’re looking at you, C3P0. It comes from a 16th century word, palp, meaning “to caress.”. on Oct 24 2005. on Aug 21 2009. The journey of story telling ... the Maine way. Submitted by Robert G. from Brooklyn, NY, USA Finally, bolt is a verb meaning to run extremely fast. Last edited on Feb 05 2018. Derived from that, the adjective Pactolian can be used either to describe somewhere covered in rich, golden sands, or else something notably lavish or lucrative. August 17. stimulants (e.g. Similarly, if you’re paucidentate then you don’t have many teeth. on Mar 15 2000. Pabulum is a Latin word meaning “fodder” or “nourishment,” which can be used in English to refer to any foodstuff that supports or nourishes. Words with multiple meanings can make the English language a little confusing. on Feb 26 2003. on Dec 05 2001. Derived from the Greek for “useful for everything,” a panchreston is a cure-all or panacea. As well as meaning “slightly drunk,” puggled can also mean “astounded” or “utterly confused.” In both cases, it’s perhaps derived via English military slang from pagal, a Hindustani word meaning “furious.”.