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Reordering Definitions Word Game

Quiz Guy John Chaneski’s puzzle takes the definition of a word, and then alphabetizes all the words in the definition. For example, the definition of one familiar noun consists of the following words, but not in alphabetical order: “and...

Mountweazels

Do dictionaries deal with copyright infringement or plagiarism when definitions match up between volumes? Since many modern dictionaries derive from the same few tomes, it’s common to see definitions that match. But lexicographers have been...

joning

joning  n.— «When you making fun of somebody my part of MS (The Delta) we’d say that cutting somebody up, but in other parts they say Joning.» —“On the day…1:V:1, Guide to MS-Delta Slang: Intro to Definitions” by...

get up

get up  v.— «Got up with…To meet with rendevous.» —“On the day&hellip’1:V:1, Guide to MS-Delta Slang: Intro to Definitions” by RebelHata Jack of All Trades; Master of None (Greenville Miss.) Oct...

jainky

jainky
 adj.— «Nine more of these jainky little definitions and I’m home free.» —“To His Coy Mistress” by Zachary James The Mofluff Confessional Dec. 16, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)