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Build your vocabulary with Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day! Each day a Merriam-Webster editor offers insight into a fascinating new word -- explaining its meaning, current use, and little-known details about its origin.

Build your vocabulary with Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day! Each day a Merriam-Webster editor offers insight into a fascinating new word -- explaining its meaning, current use, and little-known details about its origin. Show more

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consequential

Published Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:00:01 -0800

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for December 01, 2015 is: consequential • \kahn-suh-KWEN-shul\  • ...

paragon

Published Sun, 29 Nov 2015 22:00:01 -0800

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 30, 2015 is: paragon • \PAIR-uh-gahn\  • noun : a model of ...

emeritus

Published Sat, 28 Nov 2015 22:00:01 -0800

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 29, 2015 is: emeritus • \ih-MEH-ruh-tus\  • adjective 1 : ...

colligate

Published Fri, 27 Nov 2015 22:00:01 -0800

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 28, 2015 is: colligate • \KAH-luh-gayt\  • verb 1 : to ...

minatory

Published Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:00:01 -0800

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for November 27, 2015 is: minatory • \MIN-uh-tor-ee\  • adjective : ...