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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Sep
06
2013

galore

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

lor

adverb

in great numbers; abundantly.
example: I thought, when I graduated from college, that there would be job opportunities galore.

Usage Note: “Galore” is always placed immediately following the noun in question: Baby James had wanted to “see bloons,” and, indeed, there were balloons galore at the festivities.
“Galore” entered English from Gaelic.