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Word of the Day – Sockdolager

Sockdolager (noun)


A forceful blow; also an exceptional person or thing.

Trivia: It is thought that sockdolager may have been one of the last words Lincoln heard before he was assassinated.

Example sentences

“Wow that was a real sockdolager, I’m amazed he’s still standing.”

“She’s considered to be a sockdolager in the field of bio-mechanics.”

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