Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Oct
11
2013

cordial

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

kor jəl

adjective

1. warm and gracious; courteous.
example: The two candidates gave each other a cordial greeting before the debate began.

2. invigorating, especially for the heart.

noun

1. a sweet, strong alcoholic liquor; liqueur.

2. a sweet, concentrated, often fruit-based drink, usually diluted with water before drinking.