Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
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Friday words: a quartet of words

Ooglification - To substitute an "OO" sound for another vowel sound to make a regular English word into a slang word or to make a slang word even more slangier. An example: Detroit turns into Detroot

Noceur - A person who stays up late.

Limbeck - To wear yourself out trying to come up with new ideas.

Floccinaucinihilipilification - To establish or state that something has no value.

(words kindly provided by spikesgirl58--many thanks!)
Tags: f, l, n, noun, o, wordsmith: med_cat, wordsmith: spikesgirl58
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