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

Word of the Day 04/14/19 Skimble-Scamble

Skimble-Scamble (adjective)
skimble-scamble or skim·ble-skam·ble [skim-buh l-skam-buh l; skim-uh l-skam-uh l]


adjective
1. rambling; confused; nonsensical: a skimble-scamble explanation.


Origin: First recorded in 1590–1600; gradational reduplication of dial. scamble to struggle, trample

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 04/19/21 Snollygoster

    Snollygoster (noun) snollygoster [ snol-ee-gos-ter ] noun Slang. 1. a clever, unscrupulous person. Origin: First recorded in 1855–60; origin…

  • Word of the Day 04/18/21 Terrene

    Terrene (adjective, noun) terrene [ te-reen, tuh-, ter-een ] adjective 1. earthly; worldly. 2. earthy. noun 3. the earth. 4. a land or region.…

  • Word of the Day 04/17/21 Beamish

    Beamish (adjective) beamish [ bee-mish ] adjective 1. bright, cheerful, and optimistic. Origin: 1520–30; beam (noun) + -ish EXAMPLE SENTENCES…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments