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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: One who willfully damages another’s property.
After Vandals, a Germanic tribe who overran Gaul, Spain, and northern Africa, and in 455 CE sacked Rome. Earliest documented use: 1555.
“Whether true Conservatives can save their party from such vandals is one of the great political issues of our time.”
On Parliamentarians Talented, Vainglorious, Entertaining, and Anarchic; The Economist (London, UK); Apr 5, 2019.
See more usage examples of vandal in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Life is short, short, brother! / Ain't it the truth? / And there is no other / Ain't it the truth? / You gotta rock that rainbow while you still got your youth! -Yip Harburg, lyricist (8 Apr 1896-1981)