Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Wednesday’s Word

Word: Slimpsy (Adj.)

Definition: Sleazy, of poor quality, cheap


“She was braggin’ up that bargain coat she got at the lawn sale, but wan’t that slimpsy goods?”

“Ayuh. Think I saw that coat in Martha’s sale last year.”

(Definition from: “How To Talk Yankee”, by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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