Today’s word of the day is fudgel. Fudgel is an old term that means pretending to work when you are not actually doing anything at all. People who like to malinger, probably like to fudgel as well!
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Use it in a sentence!
Parents thought teachers would fudgel all day long and complain about nothing. Now that they have to homeschool they’re kids, they realise they were wrong!
But where did it come from?
Fudgel is an eighteenth-century term. Its exact origin is unknown.
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