Word of the Day – Manque

By November 18, 2017Word of the Day

Manque (adj)

mon-kay

Having failed to become what one might have been.

Late 18th century: French, past participle of manquer ‘to lack’.

Example sentences

“It’s sad, he wanted to be a writer and now he’s nothing but a reclusive manque.”

Word of the Day – Palomino

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Palomino (noun)

pa-lo-mee-no

A pale golden or tan-coloured horse or pony with a white mane and tail, originally bred in the south-western US.

Early 20th century: from Latin American Spanish, from Spanish palomino ‘young pigeon’, from Latin palumbinus ‘resembling a dove’.

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