Word of the Day with Spencer Georges
March 23, 2018
Spencer Georges likes words. He is a word connoisseur, if you will.
Big words, small words – doesn’t matter. If it’s a word, Spencer likes it. Not only does Spencer like words, but he also knows what every word means.
Every day the Hawkeye will bring you a brand new recurring feature called Word of the Day with Spencer Georges.
March 28: Abject
Spencer’s definition: Photo shoot featuring abs, but your abs aren’t good enough – so you are abjected from the photo shoot via Fortnite tires.
Sentence: Those abs might be good somewhere else, but I’m abjecting you from this place. Don’t make me get the gold SCAR.
1. (of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree.
“his letter plunged her into abject misery”
synonyms: wretched, miserable, hopeless, pathetic, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, sorry, woeful, lamentable, degrading, appalling, atrocious, awful
2. (of a person or their behavior) completely without pride or dignity; self-abasing.
“an abject apology”
synonyms: contemptible, base, low, vile, worthless, debased, degraded, despicable, ignominious, mean, unworthy, ignoble
March 27: Osculator
Spencer’s definition: An escalator for octopuses.
Sentence: You see all those octopuses riding up the escalator? That osculator is gasconading.
Actual definition: One who kisses
Archive of the Words of the Day for your personal dictionary.
March 23: Gasconading
A lit island full of gas on the Canadian Expressway, like-wise Lake Pontchartrain inlets
Sentence: Bro, gasconading was pretty crazy yesterday. Never knew inlets that could be that crazy.
Actual definition: to boast, brag, or bluster
Check back tomorrow for another day of learning with Spencer Georges.