Word of the Day – Twonk

By January 11, 2018Word of the Day

Twonk (noun) (British) (informal)


A stupid or foolish person.

1980s: perhaps a blend of twit or twat and plonker.

Example sentences

“Just ignore him, he’s such a twonk.”

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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