Today, we define the word accompaniment.
Today, our lexicographer supplies the definition of inopportune:
Today, we define the word asbestos.
Today, we define the word gladiator.
Yes, folks, the Yankee Dictionary is still alive and well. Our lexicographer had just gone south for the winter. Smart guy, him.
Today, we’ll define the word pelican.
It just occurred to me that we haven’t had a new entry for The Yankee Dictionary in a while. At this rate, it’ll take all year to put together a single sentence.
So today, let’s define the word metamorphic:
met-a-mor-phic : of or pertaining to an encounter with a picky eater.
“I took Marie out to dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House last night, and would you believe she hated it? I swear, I’ve never metamorphic all eater in all my life!
In today’s excerpt from the Yankee Dictionary, we define the word pasteurize :
pas-teur-ize : having keen ability in the area of examination, esp. of figures.
“Johnson, I’d like you to audit the books of our Hartford office. I suspect there are some inconsistencies there, and I know that nothing will get pasteurize.
Yes, folks, we’re still mining gems from the Yankee lexicon. Today we define the word paradise.
paradise- small cubes numbered on each side, often used in games of chance.
Bruno was banned from the casinos in Atlantic City after he tried to use a shaved paradise at a craps table.
Today, we define the word officiate as it is used in Yankee Land:
officiate- having consumed seafood, esp. in large quantity
“Mel was really hungry when we went to the seafood restaurant last night. I still can’t believe the amount officiate.”
Today, we define the word cabin as it is used in Yankee Land:
cabin– The act of securing hired transportation.
“Lots of luck trying to find a cabin Manhattan during rush hour.”