WOTD


WORD OF THE DAY
Nimbus
NIM-bəs
Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, early 17th century
1

A luminous cloud or a halo surrounding a supernatural being or a saint.

2

A large gray rain cloud.

Examples of Nimbus in a sentence

“There was a nimbus around the shadowy figure standing in front of the car.”

“Sarah reached for her umbrella as she saw the nimbus approach.”