Word of the Day – Fainéant

By April 21, 2017Word of the Day

Fainéant (noun) (rare)

fay-nay-on

An idle or ineffective person.

From the French ‘fais’ does ‘neant’ nothing.

Example sentences

“He looks busy all day but he’s a faineant through and through!”

Word of the Day – Proselyte

By | Word of the Day | No Comments

Proselyte (noun)

pros-u-lye-t

A person who has converted from one opinion, religion, or party to another.

Late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek prosēluthos ‘stranger, convert’, from prosēluth-, past stem of proserkhesthai ‘approach’.

Read More

Leave a Reply