Monday, April 13, 2015

K is for Kenspeckle

I'm back for another week of the A to Z Challenge!  Ready for more vocabulary words?  Well, if you're not, too bad!

Today's word is: KENSPECKLE

Kenspeckle is defined as easily recognizable or conspicuous.

I have the feeling that kenspeckle is easily recognizable or conspicuous when you stumble across it in a text somewhere.

Reasons to know this word:
-If you ever feel conspicuously out of place, you can say you are kenspeckle.  It may not help you fit in, but having an excuse to say the word might cheer you up.
-If you're ever writing a protagonist who has features that draw attention or is so over the top in his mannerisms that he stands out wherever he goes, you can jokingly name him Ken Speckle.  It's good for a giggle, anyway.


  1. I think you've just created the perfect name for a character in a book.

  2. I love your second reason. It makes me want to do that. LOL

    ~Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
    Member of C. Lee's Muffin Commando Squad
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author

  3. I like the idea of the character name. Certainly never heard of that word though.

    Arlee Bird
    A to Z Challenge Co-host
    Tossing It Out

  4. Love the character name idea. At least with this word it is not too obvious.