Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Entry: glabrous (adj.)

In context: "...for much of the glabrous part of his childhood Hal'd been classified as somewhere between 'Borderline Gift'ed and 'Gifted'..."

Definition: Free from hair, down, or the like; having a smooth skin or surface. Now only as a scientific term.

Other:  I got a laugh out of that one.

But really, can there be an attractive word starting with 'g' and containing a 'b'?  No, I don't think so.

SNOOT score: 3

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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