Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
Nehama
med_cat
1word1day

(Late) Friday word: Quisling

quisling
noun, quis·ling often attributive \ˈkwiz-liŋ\

: a person who helps an enemy that has taken control of his or her country; traitor, collaborator

Etymology:
Vidkun Quisling †1945 Norwegian politician who collaborated with the Nazis

First Known Use: 1940
Tags: noun, q, wordsmith: med_cat
Subscribe

  • 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: Exegesis

    exegesis [ek-si- jee-sis] noun: critical explanation or interpretation of a text or portion of a text; explication, especially of biblical…

  • Tuesday word: Diverge

    Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2021 Diverge (verb) di·verge [dih-vurj, dahy-] verb (used without object) 1. to move, lie, or extend in different directions…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    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 

  • 2 comments