Daily Word Quiz
a) having a red, swollen face
b) in need of shaving
c) having a narrow, sharp face
d) having a spotted face
Today's Featured Word: VOGIE
also VAUKIE, VOCKIE, VOCKY, VOGEY, VOGGIE, VOGUY, VOGY, VOUGEY, VOUGY, VOUKY, VOWGIE, VOWKY, WOWGIE
1. vain, proud, conceited, elated, very pleased with oneself ...1712 Scot.
2. merry, cheerful, delighted, gay, light-hearted, happy ...c1715 Scot.
3. of things: imposing, grand, ostentatious ...1722 Scot.
4. in fair health ...1882 Scot.
of obscure origin
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1712 - see EXAMPLE below
"...So vocky he is of this petition, that all the coffeehouses have got it."
From: Dalrymple Against Grant, June, August, 1712
in Arguments and Decisions in Remarkable Cases
By: John MacLaurin, 1774
Daily Word Quiz Answer
OYSTER-FACED b) in need of shaving ...19C street sl.