Word of the Day – Phablet

By August 10, 2017Word of the Day

Phablet (noun)

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A smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer.

Early 21st century: blend of phone and tablet.

Example sentences

“With the 4″ screen, it’s perfect for the phablet user.”

Word of the Day – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)

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The last stage of life; old age.

Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

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