Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Entry: erumpent (adj.)

In context: "Hal Incandenza is now being encouraged to identify himself as a late-blooming prodigy and possible genius at tennis who is on the verge of making every authority-figure in the world and beyond very proud indeed.  He's never looked better on court or on monthly O.N.A.N.T.A. paper.  He is erumpent."

Definition: That bursts forth.

Other: Ew.

SNOOT score: 2

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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