chiropteran

Pronounced: kigh-ROP-tuh-ruhn, noun

Notes: I should have known this word


Yesterday’s word

The word marivaudage means

  • an affected writing style
  • banter, especially of a flirtatious nature
First usage

The first usage comes goes back to the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

This word was named after a French novelist – Pierre de Marivau. He was known for the verbal preciousness of his romantic comedies.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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