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Today's Word of the Day is:

uppity

1. (adj.) presumptuously arrogant

< 21st May, 2018 — collatitious

Examples

1. "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times

Previous Words of the Day

Date Word Definition
21st May, 2018 collatitious (adj.) Brought together; contributed; done by contributions.
20th May, 2018 xylyl (n.) Any one of three metameric radicals which are characteristic respectively of the three xylenes.
19th May, 2018 instaurator (n.) One who renews or restores to a former condition.
18th May, 2018 unsupportive (adj.) not furnishing support or assistance
17th May, 2018 negotiation (n.) The act or process of negotiating; a treating with another respecting sale or purchase. etc.
16th May, 2018 ask (v. t.) To request; to seek to obtain by words; to petition; to solicit; -- often with of, in the sense of from, before the person addressed.
15th May, 2018 freya (n.) The daughter of Njord, and goddess of love and beauty; the Scandinavian Venus; -- in Teutonic myths confounded with Frigga, but in Scandinavian, distinct.
14th May, 2018 pulsation (n.) A beating or throbbing, especially of the heart or of an artery, or in an inflamed part; a beat of the pulse.
13th May, 2018 barometry (n.) The art or process of making barometrical measurements.
12th May, 2018 sent (imp. v. part.) of Send
11th May, 2018 arteriole (n.) A small artery.
10th May, 2018 extravasated (imp. v. part.) of Extravasate
9th May, 2018 agoraphobia (n.) a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
8th May, 2018 gast (v. t.) To make aghast; to frighten; to terrify. See Aghast.
7th May, 2018 planimetry (n.) The mensuration of plane surfaces; -- distinguished from stereometry, or the mensuration of volumes.
6th May, 2018 prayerbook (n.) a book containing prayers
5th May, 2018 tantalising (adj.) very pleasantly inviting
4th May, 2018 embodier (n.) One who embodies.
3rd May, 2018 impersonating (pres. v. part.) of Impersonate
2nd May, 2018 epotation (n.) A drinking up; a quaffing.
1st May, 2018 afternoon (n.) The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening.
30th Apr, 2018 primordium (n.) an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development
29th Apr, 2018 indigest (adj.) Crude; unformed; unorganized; undigested.
28th Apr, 2018 unicelled (adj.) Unicellular.
27th Apr, 2018 siderite (n.) Carbonate of iron, an important ore of iron occuring generally in cleavable masses, but also in rhombohedral crystals. It is of a light yellowish brown color. Called also sparry iron, spathic iron.
26th Apr, 2018 guyle (v. t.) To guile.
25th Apr, 2018 plaiter (n.) One who, or that which, plaits.
24th Apr, 2018 gymnocladus (n.) A genus of leguminous plants; the Kentucky coffee tree. The leaves are cathartic, and the seeds a substitute for coffee.
23rd Apr, 2018 account (n.) A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; as, the Julian account of time.