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Sep 28, 2021
This week’s theme
Hand to mouth

This week’s words
handmaiden
snoutfair
sticky-fingered
gobsmacked
hardfisted


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snoutfair

PRONUNCIATION:
(SNOUT-fair)

MEANING:
noun: A good-looking person.
adjective: Good-looking.

ETYMOLOGY:
From snout (nose, mouth, and jaw) + fair (attractive). Earliest documented use: 1530.

USAGE:
“It’s time you returned home to find a suitable husband instead of spuddling snoutfairs here in town.”
Victoria Malvey; Chasing a Rogue; Pocket Books; 2002.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed -- I well know. For it is a sign that he has tried to surpass himself. -Georges Clemenceau, statesman (28 Sep 1841-1929)

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