Friday, February 5, 2010

Word of the moment

The word of the moment is crapulous.

Pronunciation: KRA-pyə-ləs
Etymology: Late Latin crapulosus, from Latin crapula intoxication, from Greek kraipalē
Date: 1536

1 : marked by intemperance especially in eating or drinking
2 : sick from excessive indulgence in liquor

Example: "Rush Limbaugh is known for being a crapulous debauchee."

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