Today's slang word of the day is five-dollar word. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.
- a fancy word.
Citation from often attributed to Mark Twain blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
- See more words with the same meaning: expensive, fancy, high quality.
-- Walter (email@example.com) from The Online Slang Dictionary
P.S. Sorry about the blacked out citations. Google penalizes the dictionary if I show them. (There's a bunch of information about the penalty here.)