versipel

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently coined by Nabokov (see below) from versipellous.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

versipel (plural versipels)

  1. a versipellous object or thing
    • 1962: And that odd muse of mine, / My versipel, is with me everywhere, / In carrel and in car, and in my chair. — Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
Last modified on 5 August 2010, at 04:08