hadal

Pronounced: HAYD-l, adj

Notes: Another new word for me


Yesterday’s word

The word judder, as a verb, means “to shake or vibrate violently”. As a noun it means “an intense shaking or vibration”

First usage

This word came into English in the 1920s.

Background / Comments

You may have correctly guessed that this is another blended word — this time it is jerk/jolt/jar combined with shudder. Nevertheless, I don’t recall reading or hearing this word.

Published by Richard

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

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