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Word of the Day – Tartle

By February 16, 2016Word of the Day

Tartle (v)


To hesitate when introducing a person because you’ve forgotten their name.

From Scottish, to hesitate in recognising a person or thing, as happens when you are introduced to someone whose name you cannot recall.

Example sentences

“I can’t believe it, I went to introduce my boss to my wife and I completely tartled.”

“I’m so nervous I know I’ll tartle before the night is out.”

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