Word of the Day – Frabjous

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Frabjous (adj)

frab-jus

Delightful; joyous.

1871: coined by Lewis Carroll in Through the Looking Glass, apparently to suggest fair and joyous.

Example sentences

“Oh what a frabjous day we had today!”

Word of the Day – Oligopsony

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Oligopsony (noun)

ol-ig-op-son-ee

A state of the market in which only a small number of buyers exists for a product.

1940s: from oligo- ‘small number’ + Greek opsōnein ‘buy provisions’, on the pattern of monopsony.

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