Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity! Chifforobe - chiff*o*robe n, For pronc varr, see quot 1965 - 70 Also sp chiffarobe, chifferobe, chiffing robe, chifrobe, shifferobe [Blend of chiffonier + wardrobe] A piece of furniture with drawers and space for hanging clothes. 1908 Sears Catalogue (Spring) 419, The Chifforobes as illustrated on this page are a modern invention, having been in use only a short time. . .Each article possesses the essential features of both wardrobe and chiffon

Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity! Callithumpian - call*i*thum*pi*an n Also sp cala-, cali-, calla-, calli(a)-, cal-, cow-, -thump(ian), -thumpin(g) [Eng] gallithumpian prob from gally to frighten, to confuse with noise + thump to beat, to walk or dance with energy. A boisterous, rowdy group (or a member of such a group) that assembles with noisemakers, spec: for merrymaking in a parade, esp on New Year’s Eve or the Fourth Of July. For a wedding night escapade. “Downtown’s alway

Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity! Bohunkus - bo*hun*kus n 1 also bohunk(y): The buttocks, haunches. [Perh alter of bohunk] chiefly Sth, esp TX joc, euphem 1962 Atwood Vocab. TX 70, Haunches . . .Other words are very scattered, and include ass, bohunkus, butt. 1965 - 70 DARE (Qu. X35, Joking words for the part of the body that you sit on) Infs DC 11, LA 11 “Get off your bohunkus and do something.” “Name some synonyms for ‘bohunkus,’ ready, go!” “Somehow, saying, ‘I’m gonna kick

Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity! Antifogmatic - an*ti*fog*ma*tic n [Pseudo-medical] arch Any alcoholic drink taken, usu in the mornings, supposedly to counteract the bad effects of fog or dampness. 1947 Adams Banner 172 NY (as of 1817 - 1847), That whimwhamsical fellow, Mr. Tim Baggo, was sipping his morning antifogmatic at the bar of the Farmer’s Hotel in Geneva. “I call ‘em mimosas. You call ‘em whatever you want.” “Good morning. May I see you antifogmatic menu?” “Antifogmat