Despite all evidence to the contrary, pulchritudinous
to describe a person of great physical attractiveness. No one is quite sure
why this is, because the word
* like something unpleasant on the bottom of your shoe.
This is possibly due tothe fact that it shares sounds
with words such
, and pus
It's a good word to use when
you'd like someone to *think* you're insulting them.
It is in no way synonymous with lugubriousness
. But it should
My, but you're looking pulchritudinous today!
kid: You're so pulchritudinous.
Second kid: Mooooooooom, Jimmy's calling me names!
First kid: *righteously indignant* I gave you a compliment!