(Littlefoot being the son of Bigfoot, a.k.a. Yeti)



PRONUNCIATION: (A-luh-kyoot)

MEANING: verb intr.: To make a formal speech, especially by a defendant after being found guilty and before being sentenced in a court.

ETYMOLOGY: Back-formation from allocution (a formal speech), from Latin allocution, from loqui (to speak). Earliest documented use: 1860.

ALTOCUTE - the girl with the low voice is a good-looker

ILLOCUTE - to enunciate poorly

ALLOCHUTE - what the relieved French paratrooper said during an uncomplicated jump