Word of the day

Word of the day
Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

fantasma: ghost
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Dizem que fantasmas assombram a velha casa. Sentence meaning: They say that ghosts haunt the old house.

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

cartolina: post-card
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Buongiorno, vorrei spedire questa cartolina negli Stati Uniti. Sentence meaning: Hello, I would like to send this postcard to the United States.

German Word of the Day

nächste: closest
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Wo ist die nächste U-Bahn Station? Sentence meaning: Where is the closest subway station?

Russian Word of the Day

крыша: roof
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Мне бы хотелось разбить сад на крыше. Sentence meaning: I would love to build a garden on the roof.

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English word of the day
lion's share
The largest part of something.

Definition: (Unwilling to spend money; stingy.) adjective
Synonyms: parsimonious.
Usage: When solicited for a donation, the penurious man began to extend a nickel, but, thinking twice, withdrew it.

mysophobia: Word of the Day
mysophobia: a dread of dirt or filth.

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