Ambrose Bierce

The Devil's Dictionary (or The Cynic's Wordbook: Unabridged with all the Definitions)

The Devil's Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American journalist and author Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in 1906 as The Cynic's Word Book, it features Bierce's witty and often ironic spin on many common English words.
235 printed pages


    al mshared an impression2 years ago
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    Hilarious, you can quote it endlessly

    AK Chivonshared an impression6 years ago
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    matsievskyavjobhas quoted8 years ago
    BORE, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
    Kerrihas quoted4 years ago
    GHOST, n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear.
    b8453453735has quoted5 months ago
    PRAY, v. To ask that the laws of the universe be annulled in behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy

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