The Daily Trope
Onedismus (on-e-dis’-mus): Reproaching someone for being impious or ungrateful.
You seem to think you’re the world’s greatest living autodidact! You credit yourself for everything you allegedly know. 114 more words
21 hours, 56 minutes
Onomatopoeia (on-o-mat-o-pee’-a): Using or inventing a word whose sound imitates that which it names (the union of phonetics and semantics).
YOU: I think I can. I think I can. 56 more words
1 day, 22 hours
Optatio (op-ta’-ti-o): Expressing a wish, often ardently.
ME: I wish you would stop making that whistling noise–it’s driving me crazy!! We’re going to have to get your nose fixed or give you away. 64 more words
3 days, 18 hours
Orcos (or’-kos): Swearing that a statement is true.
Z: I swear on a stack of bacon that I did not touch your grill.
X: What about my lawn tractor? 62 more words
4 days, 23 hours
Oxymoron (ox-y-mo’-ron): Placing two ordinarily opposing terms adjacent to one another. A compressed paradox.
Ukraine is the victim of a proxy invasion. Russia is joyously worried. 46 more words
6 days, 22 hours
Paenismus (pai-nis’-mus): Expressing joy for blessings obtained or an evil avoided.
Oh Botox! You maketh my brow to rise upward. You restoreth my visage. Yea, tho I walk in the shadow of the valley of wrinkles I feel pretty good. 16 more words
Palilogia (pa-li-lo’-gi-a): Repetition of the same word, with none between, for vehemence. Synonym for epizeuxis.
Blah! Blah! Blah! All day long. Blah! Blah! Blah! I could do for some yack yack! 22 more words
1 week, 1 day