Sunday, January 12, 2014

Word of the Day: whigmaleerie

What's "the word I'm thinking of"? Today, it's...

whigmaleerie [wig-muh-LEER-ee] (noun)

A notion or whim; also something contrived, a gimmick

"But, of course, if you'd be better suited with some French whigmaleerie, why, say so, and ha' done with it."
--Curtis Yorke, The Other Sara (1908)


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