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Today's Word of the Day is:

tending

1. (pres. v. part.) of Tend

2. (adj.) (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

3. (n.) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

< 4th Jul, 2020 — dahlia

Previous Words of the Day

Date Word Definition
4th Jul, 2020 dahlia (n.) A genus of plants native to Mexico and Central America, of the order Compositae; also, any plant or flower of the genus. The numerous varieties of cultivated dahlias bear conspicuous flowers which differ in color.
3rd Jul, 2020 postdoc (n.) a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
2nd Jul, 2020 whizzbang (n.) a firecracker that (like the whizbang shell) makes a whizzing sound followed by a loud explosion
1st Jul, 2020 wranglesome (adj.) Contentious; quarrelsome.
30th Jun, 2020 thrast (past v. part.) of Thraste
29th Jun, 2020 toddle (v. i.) To walk with short, tottering steps, as a child.
28th Jun, 2020 hilarity (n.) Boisterous mirth; merriment; jollity.
27th Jun, 2020 stigmatise (v.) mark with a stigma or stigmata
26th Jun, 2020 hydraulics (n.) That branch of science, or of engineering, which treats of fluids in motion, especially of water, its action in rivers and canals, the works and machinery for conducting or raising it, its use as a prime mover, and the like.
25th Jun, 2020 spaceless (adj.) Without space.
24th Jun, 2020 impeaching (pres. v. part.) of Impeach
23rd Jun, 2020 sweepwasher (n.) One who extracts the residuum of precious metals from the sweepings, potsherds, etc., of refineries of gold and silver, or places where these metals are used.
22nd Jun, 2020 chiretta (n.) A plant (Agathotes Chirayta) found in Northern India, having medicinal properties to the gentian, and esteemed as a tonic and febrifuge.
21st Jun, 2020 discombobulate (v.) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
20th Jun, 2020 lubrication (n.) The act of lubricating; the act of making slippery.
19th Jun, 2020 thiodiphenylamine (n.) a compound used primarily in veterinary medicine to rid farm animals of internal parasites
18th Jun, 2020 paulist (n.) A member of The Institute of the Missionary Priests of St. Paul the Apostle, founded in 1858 by the Rev. I. T. Hecker of New York. The majority of the members were formerly Protestants.
17th Jun, 2020 jowter (n.) A mounted peddler of fish; -- called also jouster.
16th Jun, 2020 quinism (n.) See Cinchonism.
15th Jun, 2020 gangliate (adj.) Alternative form of Gangliated
14th Jun, 2020 sinapate (n.) A salt of sinapic acid.
13th Jun, 2020 acquitment (n.) Acquittal.
12th Jun, 2020 adipoceriform (adj.) Having the form or appearance of adipocere; as, an adipoceriform tumor.
11th Jun, 2020 vessicnon (n.) Alternative form of Vessignon
10th Jun, 2020 ampullaceous (adj.) Like a bottle or inflated bladder; bottle-shaped; swelling.
9th Jun, 2020 snooze (n.) A short sleep; a nap.
8th Jun, 2020 multiplicator (n.) The number by which another number is multiplied; a multiplier.
7th Jun, 2020 disappointingly (adv.) in a disappointing manner
6th Jun, 2020 directorial (adj.) Having the quality of a director, or authoritative guide; directive.