clinquant

Pronounced: KLING-kuhnt, adj/noun

Notes: Another word I have no recollection of reading


Yesterday’s word

The word untrack means “to remove from a track; change course”

First usage

This word came into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

Our word is a combination of English and French words. From English, the word un- (a reversal or a negation) combined with the French word trac (track). This word makes a good synonym for “change course”.

Published by Richard

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

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