[ al-muh-kee ]
/ ˌæl məˈki /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of almique
From American Spanish almiquí, probably two distinct words, both of obscure origin; the supposed connection between the animal's name and Spanish almizcle “musk” or (ratón) almizclero “muskrat” is superficially plausible but unlikely
Words nearby almique
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