Daily Diversions / Word of the day

  • Night theme
  • Day theme
Word of the day
(Source :

Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

cômico: comical
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Ela tem uma maneira cômica de dizer as coisas. Sentence meaning: She has a comical way of saying things.

French Word of the Day

Un avion = a plane (pronounced ah-vee-on)

L'avion is also the name of the new (or maybe not-so-new anymore by now) low-fare business class connecting Newark to Paris' lesser-known airport Orly, the larger airport being known as either Charles de Gaulle or Roissy (from the name of the town where it's located)

Italian Word of the Day

crudo: raw
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Cameriere, questa bistecca è cruda! Sentence meaning: Waiter, this steak is raw!

German Word of the Day

Freiheit: freedom
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Jeder liebt seine Freiheit. Sentence meaning: Everyone loves their freedom.

Russian Word of the Day

щека: cheek
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: При встрече она меня поцеловала в обе щёки. Sentence meaning: When she saw me, she kissed me twice on the cheeks.

Today in English Today's Word
The magic of words - that's what is about.

Gretna Green
1. A place where couples elope to get married. 2. Such a wedding.

Word of the Day
Word of the Day is a free service of

Definition: (adjective) Shamelessly immoral or debauched.
Synonyms: degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, riotous, fast.
Usage: We both know that he has been profligate in every sense of the word; that he has neither integrity nor honor; that he is as false and deceitful as he is insinuating.
Discuss Word of the Day
A new word is presented every day with its definition and example sentences from actual published works.

hemidemisemiquaver: Word of the Day
hemidemisemiquaver: a sixty-fourth note.

All pictures, graphics and logos used on this site are copyrighted to their respective owners | ©