Irreptitious
Irreptitious Ir`rep*ti"tious, a. [L. irrepere, irreptum, to creep in; pref. ir- in + repere to creep.] Surreptitious; spurious. [Obs.] --Dr. Castell (1673). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • irreptitious — |iˌrep|tishəs adjective Etymology: Latin irreptus + English itious : marked by or resulting from irreption an irreptitious error in transliterating irreptitious words in a text …   Useful english dictionary

  • irreptitious — ir·rep·ti·tious …   English syllables

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”