Monday, December 28, 2009

crapulous - Word of the Week #82

crapulous - [KRAP-yuh-lus] - adjective:

Definition:
1. Given to or characterized by gross excess in drinking or eating.
2. Suffering from or due to such excess.

Usage:
After the last week of treats, food, and sitting around with family, I had no choice but to haul my crapulous self to the gym this morning. Ugh...

3 comments:

Bethany Wiggins said...

The perfect word for Post Christmas consumption.

L.T. Elliot said...

I love it. Crapulous. Sounds like it isn't a word but it is. =]

Carolina Valdez Miller said...

Hahaha! Great word. I actually used it in my last manuscript. And here I thought I was being all original. But glad to see great minds think alike ;)

By the way, I followed you over from Rhonda Cowsert's blog! I look forward to your blog posts!