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July 03, 2005

Word of the Week #10


unctuous \UNK-chuh-wus\ adjective

: revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality

Example sentence:
The unctuous man in the bar tried every cheap pickup line in the book, but Angela was not impressed.

Thank you Merriam-Webster Online

Posted by Sissy at July 3, 2005 10:18 PM | TrackBack

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Hmm. This could be interesting...

Posted by: Bou at July 4, 2005 01:18 AM

Bah Ha HA HA. I used it first! {silly grin}

Posted by: VW Bug at July 5, 2005 10:11 AM

He's my ma's bro, which mean's he's unc to us...

Posted by: triticale at July 6, 2005 09:28 PM