Nerd Words

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A collection of wonderful words for writers and other nerds.

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Nerd Word of the Week: Nugatory ~ of no value or importance. As in: I had a friend once who threw pennies in the trash, claiming that the nugatory coins only served to make his pockets heavy. Words For Writers, Pennies, Coins, Nerd, Pockets, French, How To Make, Rooms, French People

Nerd Word of the Week: Nugatory ~ of no value or importance. As in: I had a friend once who threw pennies in the trash, claiming that the nugatory coins only served to make his pockets heavy.

Nerd Word of the Week: Tonsure ~ as a verb: to shave the hair on the crown of. (It can also be used as a noun to describe the bare part of the head that is left by the tonsuring). As in: He felt closer to God after the tonsuring, but had to admit that his head was often cold. Words For Writers, The Crown, Closer, Nerd, French, Hair, Ideas, French People, Otaku

Nerd Word of the Week: Tonsure ~ as a verb: to shave the hair on the crown of. (It can also be used as a noun to describe the bare part of the head that is left by the tonsuring). As in: He felt closer to God after the tonsuring, but had to admit that his head was often cold.

Nerd Word of the Week: Alpenglow ~ the rosy light of the setting or rising sun seen on high mountains. As in: The alpenglow of the Mohave reminded her that she was home. Words For Writers, Rising Sun, Sunrise, Nerd, French, Writing, Mountains, Movie Posters, French People

Nerd Word of the Week: Alpenglow ~ the rosy light of the setting or rising sun seen on high mountains. As in: The alpenglow of the Mohave reminded her that she was home.

Nerd Word of the Week: Persiflage ~ light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter. As in: It was harmless persiflage, but it only served to confirm that the newlyweds were a couple of ass hats. Flirting Quotes For Him, Flirting Memes, Funny Fails, Funny Memes, Hilarious, Words For Writers, Man Humor, Just Married, Newlyweds

Nerd Word of the Week: Persiflage ~ light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter. As in: It was harmless persiflage, but it only served to confirm that the newlyweds were a couple of ass hats.

Nerd Word of the Week: Fugacious ~ transient or fleeting. As in: The light danced along the leaves in a dazzling, fugacious display. Words For Writers, Nerd, Positivity, Leaves, Display, French, Floor Space, Billboard, French People

Nerd Word of the Week: Fugacious ~ transient or fleeting. As in: The light danced along the leaves in a dazzling, fugacious display.

Nerd Word of the Week: Heterochiral ~ reversed (as a mirror image), but otherwise identical. As in: Her heterochiral self always inspired thoughts of parallel realities. Words For Writers, Always Learning, Mirror Image, Helping Others, My Books, Nerd, Author, Thoughts, Inspired

Nerd Word of the Week: Heterochiral ~ reversed (as a mirror image), but otherwise identical. As in: Her heterochiral self always inspired thoughts of parallel realities. #nerdword #amwriting #alwayslearning

Nerd Word of the Week: Tessellate ~ to decorate (usually a floor) with mosaics. As in: The tessellated floors of the Vatican rival its much lauded ceilings. Words For Writers, Vatican, Ceilings, Mosaics, Floors, Nerd, Home Tiles, Flats, Otaku

Nerd Word of the Week: Tessellate ~ to decorate (usually a floor) with mosaics. As in: The tessellated floors of the Vatican rival its much lauded ceilings.

Nerd Word of the Week: Basorexia ~ an overwhelming urge to kiss. As in: For months they lived in a constant state of basorexia. (Many thanks to Ashley Lovell for sending this word my way! Words For Writers, My Way, Kiss, Nerd, Thankful, French, French People, Otaku, French Language

Nerd Word of the Week: Basorexia ~ an overwhelming urge to kiss. As in: For months they lived in a constant state of basorexia. (Many thanks to Ashley Lovell for sending this word my way!)

Nerd Word of the Week: Agora ~ a public open space used for assemblies and markets (plural = agorae). As in: Our right to free speech has, for centuries, depended upon agorae such as the Lincoln Memorial Plaza. Words For Writers, Lincoln Memorial, Nerd, Public, Memories, French, Space, Outdoor, Memoirs

Nerd Word of the Week: Agora ~ a public open space used for assemblies and markets (plural = agorae). As in: Our right to free speech has, for centuries, depended upon agorae such as the Lincoln Memorial Plaza.

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Nerd Word of the Week: Prognathic ~ having protrusive jaws. As in: The prognathic skull structure indicated that the beast had, in life, been a ferocious hunter.

Nerd Word of the Week: Farrago ~ a confused mixture. As in: The paint, pushed around into a vibrant farrago, was a piece of art all its own. Words For Writers, Confused, Art Pieces, Nerd, Vibrant, Comic Books, French, Paint, Picture Wall

Nerd Word of the Week: Farrago ~ a confused mixture. As in: The paint, pushed around into a vibrant farrago, was a piece of art all its own.

Nerd Word of the Week: Calumny ~ the making of false and defamatory statements; As in: Despite the insistent calumny of the older boys, little George knew Santa would be visiting. Words For Writers, Nerd, Santa, French, Boys, Baby Boys, French People, Otaku, French Language

Nerd Word of the Week: Calumny ~ the making of false and defamatory statements; slander. As in: Despite the insistent calumny of the older boys, little George knew Santa would be visiting.

Nerd Word of the Week: Panoply ~ an impressive collection of things. As in: Almost overnight, a panoply of presents appeared beneath the tree. Words For Writers, Nerd, Presents, French, Collection, Gifts, French People, Otaku, French Language

Nerd Word of the Week: Panoply ~ an impressive collection of things. As in: Almost overnight, a panoply of presents appeared beneath the tree.

Nerd Word of the Week: Impecunious ~ having little or no money. As in: It was a difficult time of year for the impecunious members of the family. Words For Writers, Nerd, French, Money, French People, Silver, Otaku, French Language, Geek

Nerd Word of the Week: Impecunious ~ having little or no money. As in: It was a difficult time of year for the impecunious members of the family.

Nerd Word of the Week: Nacre ~ mother-of-pearl. As in: She turned the shell over and the nacre glinted gold in the sunlight. Words For Writers, Sunlight, Nerd, Shell, French, French People, Nikko, Otaku, French Language

Nerd Word of the Week: Nacre ~ mother-of-pearl. As in: She turned the shell over and the nacre glinted gold in the sunlight.

Nerd Word of the Week: Espial ~ the action of watching or catching sight of something. As in: Masters of espial, the ostriches stood ever-alert. Words For Writers, The Ostrich, Ostriches, Masters, Nerd, Action, French, Master's Degree, Group Action

Nerd Word of the Week: Espial ~ the action of watching or catching sight of something. As in: Masters of espial, the ostriches stood ever-alert.