A.Word.A.Day…

…keeps the doctor (probably the psychiatrist…) away…

I used to subscribe to this when I was teaching in Canada, but cancelled it when I came to the UK.

This week’s theme: words that seem risque.

Today’s word:

turdiform (TUR-di-form) adjective

Like a thrush (any of the songbirds of the family Turdidae).

[From Latin turdus (thrush).]

Previous words from this week:

Monday: testaceous
Tuesday: titivate
Wednesday: vomitorium
Thursday: cockshut

If you would like to know the meanings of this (seemingly) provocative vocabulary, please visit the A.Word.A.Day Archive!

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Canadian English teacher living in the UK with husband, daughter, imminent baby and cat...
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