Word of the day: Crepuscular

Of or like twilight.

The day faded from crepuscular gray to fuliginous black.

In zoology, used to describe animals that become active after sunset or before sunrise, such as bats, and therefore a term potentially useful in horror novels and movies.

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4 thoughts on “Word of the day: Crepuscular

  1. also useful for teen mallrats on friday nights, they are crepuscular. nice word, although it sounds related to an infection or wound…”his gunshot that he sustained in the amazon, after a week without being treated, turned crepuscular,”

  2. oh hey, speaking of crepuscular….

    i’ve been waiting for a damn top chef post, cause i wanna talk about how i’m glad malarky got the boot and i’m surprised he made it that far…

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