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A.Word.A.Day--gundygut

Pronunciation Sound Clip

This week's theme: insults.

gundygut (GUHN-di-guht) noun

A voracious eater; a greedy person.

[From gundy, of unexplained origin + gut (belly).]

-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)

"But I am no gundygut. My gastronomical satiety has arrived at a state of surfeit." Peggy Christian; The Bookstore Mouse; Harcourt; 2002.

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One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person. -William Feather, author, editor and publisher (1889-1981)

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