Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Wiktionary:Word of the day

Wiktionary's Word of the Day features interesting words, terms, and phrases.

Today's Word of the day


Word of the day for May 24
dodman n
  1. (Britain, dialectal) A land-based snail.
  2. (Britain, dialectal) A snail's shell.
  3. (Britain, dialectal) Any shellfish which casts its shell, such as a lobster.
  4. (Britain, dialectal) A surveyor.
  Today is marked by some people as National Escargot Day in the USA, to celebrate escargot or cooked land snails.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback

RSS feed

You can subscribe to syndication feeds for Word of the day: rss or atom.

To have the current WOTD delivered fresh to your electronic mailbox daily, subscribe to daily-article-l. You'll also receive the Quote of the Day from Wikiquote and the Featured Article of the Day from Wikipedia.

Future Words of the day

You can nominate a word as a future Word of the Day at:

You can also check out the words that are already in the queue to be a Word of the Day in May:

Past Words of the day

See the Archive.

Alphabetical index

Chronological index