Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Entry: dysenteric (adj.)

In context: "...Penn, now twenty-one and flailing away on the grim Third-World Satellite pro tour, playing for travel-expenses in bleak dysenteric locales..."

DefinitionBelonging to or of the nature of dysentery.

dysentery (n.):  A disease characterized by inflammation of the mucous membrane and glands of the large intestine, accompanied with griping pains, and mucous and bloody evacuations.

Other: Yum yum!  Enjoy your morning coffee!

SNOOT score: 1
Page: 333

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

No comments:

Post a Comment