elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,
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humdinger [huhm-ding-er]

noun
slang-- a person, thing, action, or statement of remarkable excellence or effect.

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=humdinger

Helen may suck at sports, but she's one humdinger of a public speaker!


lollygag [lol-ee-gag]

verb
To waste time by puttering aimlessly; dawdle.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/lollygag

"Get back to work!" shouted Miranda at her employees. "I don't pay you to lollygag in the bathroom!"


So I have a question for you other maintainers. Where do you go for wordy ideas? I mean, sometimes I chance upon good words when I'm reading, but that's pretty rare. Most of the time I have to actively search for a word, and I was wondering if that was the same with the rest of you. I'm just running out of ideas and locations, so I wanted to check my alternatives.
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