Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(of a person or action) contemptible; worthless.contemptible, despicable, wretched, miserable, confounded, blithering, footling, infernal, damned, cursed, accursed, flamingView synonyms
- 1.1(of an experience or situation) unpleasant; awful.detestable, horrible, horrid, unpleasant, awful, nasty, disagreeable, despicable, objectionable, insufferable, revolting, rotten, loathsome, abhorrent, abominable, damnable, execrable, odious, repugnant, repellent, repulsive, disgusting, distasteful, obnoxious, offensive, foul, vile, heinousView synonyms
- 1.1(of an experience or situation) unpleasant; awful.
2Covered with excrement.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.