blivit

or bliv·et

[ bliv-it ]
/ ˈblɪv ɪt /

noun Slang.

something annoying, ridiculous, or useless.
something for which one cannot find a word; something difficult to name.
an unpleasant or unsolvable situation or problem.

QUIZZES

DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?

"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
Question 1 of 10
decorum

Origin of blivit

1940–45; of uncertain origin, perhaps originally Australian and borrowed by American airmen during World War II

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