from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trifles; jests.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Trifles; things of little value; trivial verses.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • Despairing the rhymester hurls curses
    At info that Wordnik disperses:
    Though clumsy and kludgy
    Oh, call them not nugae
    Or damn them as trivial verses.

    October 19, 2016

  • Research reveals that nugae is pronounced as though it were spelled "new-jee." There are other possibilities for a terminal "-ae" and you can read some of these discussed in comments at lunula.

    October 19, 2016