ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: fugleman

fugleman (fyo͞o′gəl-mən), noun

1. One who heads a group; especially a political manager.
2. A soldier designated as a guide or good model for a company's maneuvers or drills.

Etymology:  early 1800s, from German flugelmann, file leader; flugel, wing + mann, man.
Tags: f, german, noun, wordsmith: ersatz_read

  • Tuesday word: Intrepid

    Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 Intrepid (adjective) in·trep·id [in-trep-id] adjective 1. resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer. WORDS…

  • Sunday Word: Copacetic

    Sunday Word: Copacetic copacetic [koh-p uh- set-ik, - see-tik] adjective: (informal) fine, OK, agreeable, totally satisfactory, in excellent…

  • Wednesday Word: Zugzwang

    Zugzwang - noun. Chess nerds and game lovers will recognize this word immediately--it's a German word describing the moment when you have to make…

  • 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