Word of the Day

From Dictionary.com

megrim \MEE-grim\, noun:

1. A migraine.
2. A fancy; a whim.
3. In the plural: lowness of spirits — often with ‘the’.

That might justify her, fairly enough, in being kept away from meeting now and again by headaches, or undefined megrims.
— Harold Frederic, The Damnation of Theron Ware

Tonight, by some megrim of the scheduler, I have the honor of working with the departmental chairman, Dr. B.
— Pamela Grim, Just Here Trying to Save a Few Lives

They do say it’s always darkest before the dawn, she thought. I reckon this is proof of it. I’ve got the megrims, that’s all.
— Stephens Mitchell, Scarlett

Kate had learned a long time ago that the best way to deal with Effie’s megrims was to maintain an attitude of determined cheerfulness.
— Susan Carroll, Midnight Bride

The megrims of Obama are giving me a big megrim. – malcog


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