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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 uncertain

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SNOLLYGOSTER
Old Snollygoster, after having got through with his ablutions, was lazily watching us from the rail of the ship.
BARNEY BLAKE, THE BOY PRIVATEER|HERRICK JOHNSTONE

As it was, he was more scared than hurt, and Snollygoster added another plume to his cap.
BARNEY BLAKE, THE BOY PRIVATEER|HERRICK JOHNSTONE

He next threw himself into the sea, out of the ports of the gun-room, but was rescued by Snollygoster.
BARNEY BLAKE, THE BOY PRIVATEER|HERRICK JOHNSTONE

Right in the midst of the sharks sprung the heroic Snollygoster.
BARNEY BLAKE, THE BOY PRIVATEER|HERRICK JOHNSTONE

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