Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Wednesday Word: Splendiferous

splendiferous |splenˈdifərəs|adjective informal humoroussplendid a splendiferous Sunday dinner.DERIVATIVESsplendiferously adverbsplendiferousness nounORIGIN mid 19th cent.: formed irregularly fromsplendor .

Why say splendid when you can say splendiferous? Right? What a grand, magnificent, sumptuous word! And I could go on with the synonyms.

On a totally unrelated note: less then a week left until the release of Secrets and Ink, and there are a couple of giveaway running to win a free copy. A very bored Mayhem is hosting one at Stumbling over Chaos. The other one at Mrs. Condit Reads Books comes with a review.


  1. Thanks for the mention! :)

    And this is word I actually use with some regularity.

    1. I don't even think I use the plain old splendid much. You're so much more vocabulous than I am. (I made that word up.)

    2. I make up words all the time. :D

      I've always joked that my mother was a thesaurus...

    3. And your daddy was a dictionary. (I feel a rambling song coming on.)