Word Nerds: There’s a Word for That?
the series of small, jerky movements of the eyes when changing focus from one point to another.
sciamachy: an act or instance of fighting a shadow or an imaginary enemy.
eggcorn: a word or phrase that is a seemingly logical alteration of another word or phrase that sounds similar and has been misheard or misinterpreted.
Does someone pass muster or mustard during an inspection?
ambisinsister: clumsy or unskillful with both hands
flump: to suddenly flop down
diegetic: happening within or being the created world of a story.
borborygmi:rumbling or gurgling sounds caused by the movement of gas in the intestines.
lucubrate: to work, write, or study laboriously, especially at night.
Once I retire I look forward to not having to lucrubate lesson plans or needing to grade essays which often contributes to my stress-induced borborygmi.