Churlish Definition:  1. rude, selfish or mean person 2. marked by a lack of civility or graciousness 3. difficult to work or deal with  A churlish person is rude. He or she is the one who was never taught to mind their manners and avoid telling vulgar jokes at the dinner table. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective  Why isContinue reading “Churlish”


Mendacious Definition: 1. given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth 2.  someone who tells lies 3. dishonest, lying; untruthful A mendacious person is one who tells lies habitually and intentionally. – Vocabulary Dictionary Part of Speech (POS): adjective Why is it important to know a word’s part of speech?Continue reading “Mendacious”


Scurrilous Definition: 1. making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation 2. grossly or obscenely abusive 3. using or given to coarse language; vulgar and evil If something is scurrilous, it’s meant to offend.  If you say something scurrilous about someone, your intentions are bad: you mean to damageContinue reading “Scurrilous”