Thursday, July 16, 2015

To sponge off

To sponge off - to live by relying on the generosity of someone else.

Example - "He sponged off his parents for years because they never insisted that he get a job".

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Thursday, July 9, 2015


Casuist - someone who uses clever but unsound reasoning.

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Pesky - annoying; causing trouble,

Example - "I have a  pesky young brother."

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Monday, July 6, 2015


Cringeworthy - causing feelings of embarrassment or awkwardness.

Example - "The play's cast was excellent but the dialogue was unforgivably cringeworthy."

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