Friday, 18 March 2016

Word Of The Day No. 9



Definition: An offering made on a conditional basis, that is, one which is only valid if the condition attached to it is first fulfilled.

Synonyms: Demand, extortion, daylight robbery, politics.

Etymology: From if, and offering.

Example: "Nice little business you have there - I'm iffering you the chance to keep it nice, for just a little weekly fee."

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