Word of the day

The word for today is…

cockamamie (adj) – 1. Trifling; nearly valueless.
2. Ludicrous; nonsensical.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : American English slang word attested by 1946, popularized circa 1960, but said to be New York City children’s slang from mid-1920s; perhaps an alteration of decalcomania.

 


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