Today’s English word of the day is: MINUSCULE. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘minuscule’, hear the pronunciation, and read two example dialogues. With each word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
minuscule: extremely small
American English Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnəskjuːl/
🤔: How would you describe Charlie? I don’t want to be unkind, but—
😏: Allow me. I don’t mind being unkind where that snake is concerned. He is a paunchy man of minuscule intellect, he smells of cabbage, and he is absolutely devoid of the milk of human kindness. Is that sufficient, or shall I go on?
Want more practice using the word ‘minuscule’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day!
And just for fun… Here is the most minuscule cat in the world, courtesy of BBC One! 🐆😻
Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary