Word of the Day – Twonk

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Twonk (noun) (British) (informal)

t-wonk

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 – Zeitgeber

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Zeitgaber (noun)

zait-gay-ber

A rhythmically occurring natural phenomenon which acts as a cue in the regulation of the body’s circadian rhythms.

1950s: from German Zeitgeber, from Zeit ‘time’ + Geber ‘giver’.

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