a) a vain woman, one conceited of her personal appearance
b) a bantam fowl
c) a small, insignificant, or contemptible fellow
d) a dandelion
Today's Featured Word: MONARCHOMACHIST
one who fights against monarchy; an anti-monarchist ...1639 obs.
from modern Latin monarchomachus,
from monarcha monarch + machus one who fights + -ist
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1639 - see EXAMPLE below
"...That assertion of the Monarchomachists is not alwaies true."
From: The Ungirding of the Scottish Armour
By: John Corbet, 1639
Daily Word Quiz Answer
DANDIPRAT c) a small, insignificant, or contemptible fellow ...1556 obs.