Word definition game

Word definition game

10 posts
15 Aug 2011
whicker
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whicker
What does the word mean.... answer, then post a new one. Don't look it up, that is cheating...
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" Vulpinophile "



(Try and find one the spelling checker does not recognise.)






Posted 15 Aug 2011
w4pictures
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w4pictures
Someone who likes wolves, probably.

There was a similar game on Radio 4 ages agho in which Stephen Fry defined the word Countryside as the murder of Piers Morgan.

"Shellac"

Posted 15 Aug 2011
Shellac is a kind of varnish/sealant used on leather isn't it? Ok, my turn - "Diaphanous" (Also, Stephen Fry is my God )
Posted 15 Aug 2011
flashysnapper
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flashysnappe..

+1 Stephen Fry
shellac from very distant school woodwork class memories is a varnish/lacquer for wood,
diaphanous is sheer/opaque.
my word is nefarious


Posted 15 Aug 2011
whicker
Photographer
whicker
First one- someone who likes FOXES.

Nefarious- evil and underhand.

My word - Somnambulism

Posted 16 Aug 2011
PUNKuate
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PUNKuate
Sleeepwalking, or something to do with it.

Hyperthermia.

Posted 16 Aug 2011
whicker
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whicker
Correct!

Hyperthermia- Illness caused by too much exposure to heat, literally the body overheating.

Word- itinerant

Posted 16 Aug 2011
gerryquiff
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gerryquiff
Itinerant.......a wanderer. Word - Hexadecimal
Posted 30 Sep 2011
brownnwhite
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brownnwhite
Hexadecimal - Base 16, a counting system like binary (execept with more numbers)

Word - Arabinose

Posted 12 Nov 2011
DorsetHammer
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DorsetHammer
Who to ask if you are lost in Cairo - as in "Ask an Arab-i-nose."

It's actually a component of biopolymers I believe.


Anyhoo - next word is encephalitis

Posted 15 Nov 2011
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