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Word of the Day – Barmecide

By February 20, 2016Word of the Day

Barmecide (adj)


Illusory or imaginary and therefore disappointing.

Can be used as a noun: A person who offers benefits that are illusory or disappointing.

Example sentences

“After I’d waited so long to see him, I was so disappointed he was a complete barmecide”

“Quite often these so called white knuckle rides are barmecide and leave you feeling disappointed.”

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