Monday, May 9, 2011

Word of the Week: CAITIFF

CAITIFF \ˈkā-təf\

noun/adjective
n. A mean, fearful, cowardly person; a wretch.
adj. Cowardly
adj. Despicable

Example (adj.): The slumlord was a very caitiff type of person- always neglecting to fix things around the apartment complex and fleeing when seen by tennants.

Origin: Middle English
First Known Useage: 1250-1300

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