[ hwurt, wurt ]
/ ʰwɜrt, wɜrt /
THE OCTOBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HERE TO HAUNT YOU
Search your capacious memory for the meaning of October’s words!
Question 1 of 9
Which Word of the Day from this month means, “an irrational dislike; loathing”?
Also whor·tle [hwur-tl, wur-], /ˈʰwɜr tl, ˈwɜr-/, wort [wurt] /wɜrt/ .
Origin of whort
1570–80; dialectal variant of Middle English hurte, Old English horte whortleberry
Words nearby whort
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