[ pil-gahr-lik ]
/ pɪlˈgɑr lɪk /
a person regarded with mild or pretended contempt or pity.
Obsolete. a baldheaded man.
GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?
Origin of pilgarlic
OTHER WORDS FROM pilgarlicpil·gar·lick·y, adjective
Words nearby pilgarlic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for pilgarlic
The light one shall be Peezletree and the dark one Pilgarlic.The Valiants of Virginia|Hallie Erminie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for pilgarlic
/ (pɪlˈɡɑːlɪk) /
obsolete a bald head or a man with a bald head
dialect a pitiable person
Word Origin for pilgarlic
C16: literally: peeled garlic
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012