Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where we share new (to us) and interesting (to us, again) words we encountered in our readings. See this week round-up at BermudaOnion’s blog!
My words for this week come from Pinocchio’s Army by Mark Buckingham, a short story that is part of Fables 15 – Rose Red.
Most of the human ex-residents of Fabletown had formed a higgledy-piggledy canvas community.
higgledy-piggledy: adv. & adj. in confusion or disorder.
It isn’t easy to be chipper when you share your home with a perpetual grouch.
grouch: n. a habitually grumpy person.
(All definitions are taken from the Concise Oxford English Dictionary © 2008 via WordReference.com unless otherwise stated.)