What is a bumbershoot? Or a moonbow? And what does it mean when someone absquatulates…?
Find out all this and more in The Dictionary of Difficult Words, which celebrates the beauty of the English language. Test your knowledge with more than 400 words to amaze, confuse and inspire young wordsmiths (and adults). All of the words are difficult to spell, hard to say and their meanings are obscure to most kids – and adults too! Written with simple, easy-to-understand definitions by lexicographer Jane Solomon, this dictionary is a brilliant gift and conversation starter!