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popinjay
[pop-in-jey] person given to vain, pretentious displays and empty chatter; coxcomb; fop.
Featured on October 20th, 2020. 
mendacious
[ men-dey-shuhs ] telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful. 
 
Featured on October 19th, 2020.
incubus
[in-kyuh-buhs] Someone who causes great distress or anxiety
 
 
Featured on October 15th, 2020.
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on October 14th, 2020.
varlet

vahr-lit ] a knavish person; rascal.

Featured on October 12th, 2020.
supercilious
[ soo-per-sil-ee-uhs ] haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression.
Featured on October 6th, 2020.
pecksniffian

[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting high and mighty, putting on airs of morality

Featured on October 5th, 2020.
blatherskite

[BLAA-thur-skite] A person who blathers on and spouts nonsense

Featured on October 1st, 2020
bilge

 [ bilj ] nonsense; rubbish.

Featured on September 30th, 2020.
snollygoster
snol-ee-gos-ter ] a clever, unscrupulous person. 
Featured on September 24th, 2020.
parsimonious
[ pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs ] characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.
Featured on September 22nd, 2020.
nebbish
[neb-ish] a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person.
Featured on September 21st, 2020.
visigoth
viz-i-goth ] a member of the western division of the Goths.  
Featured on September 17th, 2020
jabberwocky
jab-er-wok-ee ] playful imitation of language consisting of invented, meaningless words; nonsense;gibberish.
Featured on September 15th, 2020
churlish

[chur-lish] like churl; boorish; rude:

Featured on September 14th, 2020.
nebbish
[neb-ish] a pitifully ineffectual, luckless, and timid person.
Featured on September 10th, 2020.
jobbernowl
[ job-ber-nowl ] A stupid or foolish person; an idiot, a numbskull.
Featured on September 8th, 2020.
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] wretched coward; craven.

Featured on September 3rd, 2020. 
bunkum
buhng-kuhm ] insincere talk; claptraphumbug.
Featured on September 2nd, 2020.
pawky
paw-kee ] Cunning. Sly. 
Featured on September 1st, 2020.
caterwaul
kat-er-wawl ] to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
Featured on August 20th, 2020.
vacuous

[ vak-yoo-uhs ] lacking in ideas or intelligence.

Featured on August 19th, 2020.
pecksniffian

[peck-SNIFF-ee-un] Acting high and mighty, putting on airs of morality

Featured on August 17th, 2020.
poltroon

[ pol-troon ] wretched coward; craven.

Featured on August 12th, 2020. 
varlet

vahr-lit ] a knavish person; rascal.

Featured on August 11th, 2020.