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quidnunc

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Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪdnʌŋk
 
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Definition of quidnunc in English:

noun

archaic
An inquisitive and gossipy person.
Example sentences
  • Who can be found this quirky capital of curmudgeons and quidnuncs?
  • Being the nosiest person I know, a quidnunc by definition, I usually will do anything to find out something.
  • There will always be at least one quidnunc keen on telling you that your life lacks purpose.

Origin

early 18th century: from Latin quid nunc? 'what now?'.

Words that rhyme with quidnunc

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