Monday, August 13, 2012

word of the day: cursi

The word of the day is cursi:

1. tacky (vestido, canción), naff (British); affected (modales, persona)
masculine or feminine noun
2. affected person (modales, persona) (

"You consider flopping in front of her - My leg! My leg! - but that seems incredibly cursi."

 - Junot Díaz, "The Cheater's Guide to Love", New Yorker 23 July 2012

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