egregious

Pronounced: ih-GREE-jus, adj

Notes: I first ran across this in a comedy (see the Background / Comments in the next post)


Yesterday’s word

The word voluntourism is “tourism in which travelers do volunteer work”

First usage

This word is pretty recent; in came into English in the 1990s

Background / Comments

As you probably have guessed, our word is a blend of volunteer and tourism. I haven’t run across one, but they are becoming more common (apparently).

Published by Richard

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

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