Word of the Day – Plafond

By July 16, 2017Word of the Day

Plafond (noun)


An ornately decorated ceiling.

French, from plat ‘flat’ + fond ‘bottom, base’.

Example sentences

“The moment you walked in, the stunning plafond drew your eye upwards”

Word of the Day – Risorial

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Risorial (adj) (rare)


Relating to laughter; used in laughing; = “risible”.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Ogilvie (1797–1867), lexicographer. From post-classical Latin risorius + -al.

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