Knowledge

/

ArcaMax

Today's Word "dudgeon"

A fit of intense indignation on

Published in Vocabulary

dudgeon \DUH-juhn\ (noun) - A state or fit of intense indignation; resentment; ill humor -- often used in the phrase "in high dudgeon."

"Clarice had managed to work herself into a high dudgeon over the pet peeves and pecadillos of her latest beau."

The origin of dudgeon is unknown.


Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Social Connections

Comics

Dennis the Menace Mother Goose & Grimm Long Story Short Little Dog Lost Dustin Boondocks