The English language comprises loads of phrases, however that does not imply we should not need extra.
In response to the Oxford English Dictionary’s on-line self-descriptions, the dictionary that by no means forgets defines about 600,000 English phrases, together with all the top phrases, lemmas, derivatives, variants and out of date gadgets. Not sufficient, we are saying!
On this new little column, we suggest to current for readers’ amusement and/or edification one phrase or phrase per week, whether or not that phrase might be discovered within the dictionary or not. Particularly we hope to focus on phrases not present in dictionaries.
Typically our weekly phrase will include a definition hooked up. Different instances we are going to ask you to make up a definition or to vote on varied proposals for what it should imply.
At this time’s phrase is a noun searching for a that means. Please make up a definition for the phrase:
Derivatives might embody sneezespicious or sneezespiciously.
E-mail your proposed definitions or every other coined phrases you fancy seeing in A Phrase to