Marie of Romania (miss_daizy) wrote in 1word1day,
Marie of Romania

gallimaufry (gal-li-maw'-free) n.

- a hodgepodge, jumble; a mixture of diverse things


French galimafrée = a stew, hash, ragout from galer = to make merry + mafrer = to eat heartily.


Looking into his crowded closets, packed to the top with a gallimaufry of useless products purchased from QVC, David was compelled to acknowledge that he had become a full-fledged pack rat.

  • Tuesday word: Solace

    Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2021 Solace (noun, verb) sol·ace [sol-is] noun Also called sol·ace·ment. 1. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble;…

  • Sunday Word: Saltings

    saltings [ sawlt-ings] noun: (British English) areas of low ground regularly inundated with salt water, often taken to include their…

  • Sunday Word: Cerulean

    cerulean [s uh- roo-lee- uhn] adjective: resembling the blue of the sky; a shade of blue ranging between azure and a darker sky blue…

  • 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 

  • 1 comment