Word of the Day: Surfeit


Say It: \ˈsər-fət\

Part of Speech: noun

Definition (as defined by Merriam-Webster): an overabundant supply.

Used in a Sentence (aka How I Found It): “Kim poured the tea with shaking fingers while Dean, having already had a surfeit of sandwiches on the train, took a scone and anointed it generously with butter and jam.” The Private Patient by P.D. James

Origin: Middle English, first used in 14th century


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