Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Entry: otterish (adj.)


In context: "Hal is sleek, sort of radiantly dark, almost otterish, only slightly tall, eyes blue but darkly so, and unburnable even w/o sunscreen, his untanned feet the color of weak tea, his nose ever unpeeling but slightly shiny."

Definition: Not surprisingly a neologism, but pretty obviously an adjective describe an otter-like manner or appearance.

Other:

Here are some interesting -ISH words valid in Scrabble:

BABOONISH 
BUMPKINISH
CLEVERISH 

CLIQUISH
DWEEBISH
HEATHENISH
GUTTERSNIPISH (!!!)
LEPRECHAUNISH

SPINSTERISH
SYCOPHANTISH


SNOOT score: 1


Page: 101
 
Source:  Oxford English Dictionary



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