I cannot remember when I first read this word, but I believe it was in an Agatha Christie novel. I do know I was a kid.
I had to stop and say it a few times because it rolled so deliciously off my tongue. Then I had to look it up to make certain the meaning I gleaned from context was correct:
What are some of your favorite words? Share them, please – perhaps I’ll add them to my list for future posts or maybe I’ve already posted them.
(Warning: if you are hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobic, you may wish to avoid these posts. 😉)
If you haven’t yet read any of my books and are curious if there’s vocabulary in there that might be new to you, check out either of my series:
Deuces Wild (space opera)
The Sword’s Edge Chronicles (epic science fantasy)