Word of the Day – Saditty

By August 7, 2017Word of the Day

Saditty (adj)

sad-i-tee

Affecting white middle-class values, especially characterized by an air of superiority; conceited, ‘stuck-up’.

1940s. Origin uncertain; perhaps an alteration of sedate.

Example sentences

“They’re a saditty bunch and I hate spending time there!”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)

an-ath-em-a

Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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