Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 10/16/18 Gnathonic

Gnathonic (adjective)
gnathonic [na-thon-ik]


adjective
1. sycophantic; fawning.

Related forms
gna·thon·i·cal·ly, adverb

Origin: 1630–40; < Latin gnathōnicus, derivative of Gnathōn- (stem of Gnathō) name of a sycophantic character in the Roman comedy Eunuchus by Terence; see -ic

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Word of the Day 05/14/21 Grubstake

    Grubstake (noun, verb) grubstake [ gruhb-steyk ] noun 1. provisions, gear, etc., furnished to a prospector on condition of participating in the…

  • Word of the Day 05/13/21 Frazil

    Frazil (noun) frazil [ frey-zuhl, fraz-uhl, fruh-zeel, -zil ] noun 1. ice crystals formed in turbulent water, as in swift streams or rough seas.…

  • Word of the Day 05/12/21 Discombobulate

    Discombobulate (verb) discombobulate [ dis-kuhm-bob-yuh-leyt ] verb (used with object), dis·com·bob·u·lat·ed, dis·com·bob·u·lat·ing. 1. to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments