kenspeckle


ken·speck·le

adjective \ˈken-ˌspe-kəl\

Definition of KENSPECKLE

chiefly Scottish

Examples of KENSPECKLE

  1. <the kind of kenspeckle performance art that is much in evidence at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival>

Origin of KENSPECKLE

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian kjennspak quick to recognize
First Known Use: 1616

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Kent bugle
Previous Word in the Dictionary: kensington
All Words Near: kenspeckle

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up kenspeckle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).