Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Whimsical Word of the Week

Indagatrix -

(n.) a female investigator; a searcheress.
Example: The teen-age girl dreamed of becoming an indagatrix, like her childhood idol, Nancy Drew.

2 comments:

  1. Great word for sleuth. Is it still in use? I've never come across that word before.

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    1. I had not heard of it before either, Elizabeth. It is in the Oxford English Dictionary and Wiktionary - but not all dictionaries. Have a great day!

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