Definition of 'annus horribilis'
Example sentences containing 'annus horribilis'
This year has been an annus horribilis for all three.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Last year was his annus horribilis.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It's what is known in the trade as an annus horribilis.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
For gold investors, it was an annus horribilis.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'annus horribilis'
View usage over:
Definition of annus horribilis from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.