dithyramb

Pronounced: DIH-thih-ram(b), noun

Notes: Another word I’ve never run across as far as I know


Yesterday’s word

The word droog means “a member of a gang; a henchman”

First usage

This word was coined in the early 1960s

Background / Comments

The word was coined by Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange – it is based upon the Russian word drug (friend).

Published by Richard

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

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