Ambridge Reporter Shorter English Dictionary


#61

Ungulate An unpunctual executioner
Tawny Owl Exclamation following damage to anterior or posterior cruciate ligament
Hipster Panurus biarmicus


#62

Oh, very good. But… who’s the smartarse now, joe dere?


#63

Maeterlinck: the umbilical cord; attachment to apron strings (fig.)

Badinage: of traits that should have been beaten out of an individual in his formative years


#64

And who the Pelléas…


#65

Brasserie: the casual wit, banter and anecdote exchanged by artists of the valve and slide. sometimes collected and published in slim volumes by sneaking eavesdroppers (usu. violists)


#66

And never by drummers, what with being stone deaf and everything.


#67

Or to continue with the French theme, the batterie.


#68

Tumultuous = To eat a lot.

Tremendous = Who repairs & restores woodland ?

Catastrophe = Prize-winning moggy.


#69

Microphone = A very, very small telephone

Loudspeaker = the man at #27


#70

Erudite: epoxy adhesive for fixing knowledge to the brain

Araldite: distance above sea level in 'Arold 'Ill (Hessex)


#71

Impend (1) Posterior of e.g. a gnome; (2) to commit bratocide


#72

Commodious: honking of piss


#73

Einstein … just the one beer frauline, bitte.


#74

Multitude: has fallen prey to moths or, as it might be, termites.


#75

Truculent - to let someone borrow your HGV


#76

Tremendous - what arborculturists achieve


#77

Portcullis: Cumberland Sauce


#78

Portmanteau - a tug


#79

Divination - France


#80

Conclude - a jailbird with an idea