October 24, 2007

Vocabulary Time Part 5

It is vocabulary time again. Here is part one, part two, part three and part four.

mancinism

the condition of being left-handed

macroverbumsciolist

nonce word 1) a person who is ignorant of large words
2) a person who pretends to know a word, then secretly refers to a dictionary.

mastigophorer

obs. a fellow worthy to be whipped.

matutolypea

getting up on the wrong side of the bed.

3 comments:

Mark said...

I thought "mancinism" meant "of or pertaining to the murder of Sharon Tate".

Thanks for clearing that up for me.

Michael said...

Jack, you're using words that even I have never heard of.
And I used to read dictionaries just for fun.

Jack's Shack said...

Mark,

Roman Polanski wants a word with you.

Michael,

I like to go off the beaten path.