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Wednesday Winner: Cockalorum

Your Word Wednesday March 5, 2014

Edwin B. told us that he picked cockalorum for the following reason: “It’s a word that you can never guess or even imagine the definition to, and do to its spelling and pronunciation it catches the attention of people who are not familiar with the word. It can also replace in a way the saying ‘having a Napoleon complex’.”

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29 Comments

  1. Lol -  July 17, 2016 - 12:58 pm

    Hi
    Lollllolooolll

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  2. Jodie -  May 25, 2016 - 12:48 am

    Scintillating should be the word

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    • Little Carly -  July 17, 2016 - 11:57 pm

      Ok ok um..how about surprise because I love surprises!

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  3. Bob -  May 24, 2016 - 4:51 pm

    I think the word of the day should be hippocrepoform

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  4. Aditi -  May 8, 2016 - 4:06 am

    “pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosi”
    it’s the longest word in English and it refers to a lung disease.

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    • Jodie -  May 25, 2016 - 12:53 am

      How many syllables are there pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosi ???

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  5. Powersword -  May 4, 2016 - 10:21 pm

    Kakorrhaphiophobia-fear of failure

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  6. Powershard -  May 4, 2016 - 10:09 pm

    It should be electrolysis

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    • Jay -  May 4, 2016 - 10:16 pm

      Nice

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    • Jodie -  May 25, 2016 - 12:49 am

      Whatevs

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  7. hey -  May 4, 2016 - 8:21 am

    why

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  8. Angela B. -  March 2, 2016 - 5:27 pm

    Sometimes I think and wonder…what makes a word, well, a word? Humans will never know the meaning to any word, no matter how small or big, short or long. But what matters most, is that you feel that you know the true meaning of yourself.

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    • Katie S -  March 3, 2016 - 5:01 pm

      So true

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      • Aynates -  June 29, 2016 - 4:49 am

        ikr! so true

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  9. Mr.E -  March 2, 2016 - 8:28 am

    Perplexing

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  10. Dan'l J. -  February 23, 2016 - 11:30 am

    I submitted the word “Backfeifengesicht” but misspelled it; sorry about, that.

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  11. CANDY101 -  February 22, 2016 - 4:05 pm

    candy!

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  12. Nancy -  January 14, 2016 - 7:40 am

    What is the meaning of revenant?

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    • StarGirl -  February 4, 2016 - 11:38 am

      a person who returns as a spirit after death or ghost.

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      • StarGirl -  February 4, 2016 - 11:39 am

        revenant

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  13. vanessa -  December 10, 2015 - 7:05 am

    that is nasty choclate lover

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    • 드라마 중독자 -  April 4, 2016 - 10:09 pm

      “Korean Drama” ftw.

      fighting!!

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      • yvonnex -  April 4, 2016 - 10:19 pm

        it should be superfluous

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      • Little Carly -  July 17, 2016 - 11:58 pm

        Korea! Ok fighting!!!

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  14. Chocolate lover -  December 8, 2015 - 2:10 pm

    I like the sound of that.

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  15. wolf tamer and iron miner -  March 11, 2014 - 7:40 am

    By the way, I liked the previous Your Word Wednesday better (a blog post, where everyone puts their suggestion in the comments). I’d appreciate your changing it back.

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    • Iron pekka -  November 11, 2015 - 3:10 am

      good word

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    • Chocolate lover -  December 8, 2015 - 2:09 pm

      I love the sound of that

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  16. wolf tamer and iron miner -  March 11, 2014 - 7:34 am

    I agree with Edwin B. (Hey, that rhymes! :) )

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