Horrisonant a. Sounding terrible. Your neighbor’s cornet practice; your son’s rap records; almost any modern so-called “serious” music; and the piano music of Scott Joplin.
Each Tuesday, we’ll offer up a Superior Word for the edification of our Superior Readers, via the volumes of the inimitable Peter Bowler. You can purchase all or any of the four Superior Person’s Books of Words from the Godine website. Horrisonant appears in the second.