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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Nonsense word from a fiction piece.

Usage examples (34)
  • Its most notable historical feature is the coinage of the term runcible spoon.
  • Edward Lear wrote "The Owl and The Pussycat" in 1867, and it was he who coined the word 'runcible' ...
  • ...when you look at that 'runcible' foto, you'd have to know i wouldn't come within a mile of the place...even if "el snobbo" was payin' for the hairy muffins...
  • It is perfectly spherical, and weareth a runcible cap .... for more
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