20 July 2021

Improving words (21)

Some more revised word definitions, based on what the words visibly should mean.....

Alternative:  To change an indigenous person

Assurance:  An insurance policy for one's posterior

Chartreuse:  The act of using a map again

Chicken:  Barbie's stylish companion

Converse:  Poetry written by prison inmates

Cornice:  Maize-flavored frozen water

Distort:  To remove from the jurisdiction of civil law

Honored:  The prostitute is not a communist

Hungarian:  A non-trinitarian heretic with a large dong

Inferno:  To deduce that the answer is negative

Insubordination:  Making someone a priest aboard an undersea vessel

Melodious:  As repugnant as Mr Gibson

Merchant:  The mindless recital of slogans by mermaids

Needless:  A female sewing implement

Observatory:  To watch a British conservative

Overcast:  To hire too many actors

Plumage:  An era of juicy fruit

Reproof:  The upper surface of a building which embodies your good name

Romantic:  A twitch typical of an ancient Mediterranean civilization

Surface:  A playing card that rides the waves

Untenable:  Not capable of being put into quantities of almost a dozen

Winnowing:  To fail to be awarded a bird's organ of locomotion

[The previous "improving words" post is here.]


Blogger Sixpence Notthewiser said...

OMG Assurance and Inferno took me a second.
And Romantic? LOL
Fun, fun.


20 July, 2021 03:50  
Blogger SickoRicko said...

Some of these are very good.

20 July, 2021 08:14  
Blogger Deedles said...

These are all so very clever and funny. I lost it with honored!

20 July, 2021 09:31  
Blogger Mike said...

I'm sure J-LO has some Assurance.

20 July, 2021 10:09  
Blogger Tundra Bunny said...

"Observatory" and "Romantic" gave me a good giggle, dare I say, even a guffaw? Thanks!

20 July, 2021 12:29  
Blogger Mary Kirkland said...

Some of these gave me pause for a second while I thought about it. But I'm working on 2 hours of sleep. lol They made me laugh though.

21 July, 2021 14:22  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Glad to see my efforts at language reform are appreciated!

22 July, 2021 00:09  
Blogger Daal said...

and so language evolves whether we like it or not lol - very clevery!

23 July, 2021 15:01  
Blogger Infidel753 said...


24 July, 2021 01:39  
Blogger Chief Squirrel said...

cantaloupe: cannot run away to get married?

You can’t plant flowers if you haven’t Botany!

24 July, 2021 14:22  
Blogger Infidel753 said...


25 July, 2021 02:58  

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