Word of the Day – Mar. 24 – Jackanapes

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Jackanapes  (JAK-uh-nayps)

Definition:

1. Monkey, ape.

2. An impudent or conceited fellow.

3. A saucy or mischievous child.

Sample sentence: Mrs. Hobson had her neighbor’s son pegged as a disrespectful jackanapes and was therefore reluctant to hire him to shovel the driveway.

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