Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Vellichor
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) The strange wistfulness of used bookshops – filled with thousands of old books you’ll never have time to read, each of which is itself locked in its own era, bound and dated and papered over like an old room the author abandoned years ago, a hidden annex littered with thoughts left just as they were on the day they were captured.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Pronk
 
Definition: (v, n, adj)
 
1) To leap or bound high in the air with the legs straight and the back arched, as do certain animals, especially the springbok.
 
2) A gait or a leap in which all four legs are used to push off the ground at once.
 
3) A weak or foolish individual.
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