NerdFury - Big Daddy (nerdfury) wrote in 1word1day,
NerdFury - Big Daddy

Hi guys,

First of all, apologies for missing the last few weeks. I've had a rather nasty chest infection, which has kept me down for a while. Normally, I'd have asked someone to fill in for me, but it completely slipped my mind. Unfortunately, I'm still a bit ill, but at least I can concentrate enough to bring you a word!

Impluvious [im-ploo-vee-oos]

Wet with rain.

From im + pluvious: Of, pertaining to, or characterized by rain; full of or bearing rain or moisture; rainy. From French pluvieux, or Latin pluviosus rainy.

Real World Use
c1420 Pallad. on Husb. vi. 66: In places ouer colde And pluuyous, olyues is to done To kitte, and mosse awey be rased wolde

I'm pleased to find that after a long dry spell of Summer, our weather is finally turning impluvious, which means wearing jeans is no longer a gamble, and my sheets take longer to dry. Small sacrifices, I suppose!

Apologies again for the lack of presence!
Tags: adjective, french, i, wordsmith: nerdfury

  • Wednesday Word: Nostepinne

    I'm a fibre major, so artsy craft words are my favourite! Nostepinne - noun. A nostepinne, sometimes nostepinde or nøstepinde, is a long…

  • Tuesday word: Insouciance

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Insouciance (noun) in·sou·ci·ance [in-soo-see-uhns; French an-soo-syahns] I would suggest listening to how this word is…

  • Wednesday Word: Ambuscade

    Ambuscade - noun. An ambuscade is an ambush. However, it can become a verb such as ambuscaded and amubscading.

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded