Word of the Day – Bavardage

By November 14, 2017 Word of the Day

Bavardage (noun)

bav-ard-arj

Idle gossip, chitchat.

French, from bavarder ‘to chatter’, from bavard ‘talkative’, from bave ‘drivel’.

Example sentences

“We’d like less bavardage and more action!”

Word of the Day – Zorbing

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Zorbing (noun)

zaw-bing

A sport in which one is secured inside a large transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills.

1990s: invented word from Zorb (the name of the ball used in this activity) + -ing.

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