Give me five

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 29 October, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 29 October, 2003, 12:00am

Give me five


spoilsport


(n)


a person who spoils other people's enjoyment


Example: I hope you have not asked Mark to come to the party. He is a spoilsport and we will not have a good time if he is there.


abuse


(n)


insulting and offensive language


Example: The crowd shouted abuse at the Prime Minister as he got into his car.


perspex


(n)


a tough transparent plastic that looks just like glass


Example: The table top is perspex. It is much safer than glass because it will not shatter if you drop something onto it.


incredible


(adj)


unbelievable; the opposite of credible


Example: It is incredible that he is saying these things to his boss.


illusion


(n)


something unreal or imaginary


Example: I think that David Blaine's stunt in the perspex box is a brilliant illusion. I don't think that he was there at all.