The Lexical Expander 2: Quaquaversal

Word: Quaquaversal

Definition: Dipping, sloping, pointing, etc. in every direction.

Example: His roof was quaquaversal.

Rarity:  Extremely rare.

Etymology: From classical Latin quāquā versus on all sides + al

Word in Use: “presented her Quaquaversal ready-to-wear collection for Spring Summer 2016 during Paris Fashion Week, earlier this week.” via: http://www.dezeen.com/2015/10/13/iris-van-herpen-uses-robots-to-print-and-weave-a-dress-over-game-of-thrones-actress/

Why I like this word: I like the word quaquaversal because it is a fun word to say (pronunciation: kwākwəvərsəl). Furthermore, it is a rather ridiculous word with an interesting meaning. All around it is a rather fun word (it is actually one of my favorite words in English).

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