Spindrift - spray swept by a violent wind along the surface of the sea. Origin: Spindrift is a variant of the Scots spoondrift, with the nautical verb spoon or spoom meaning "to run or scud before the wind." It entered English around
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Just gorgeous. Calling someone a numpty is damning, but without the aggressive edge of "wanker", "prick", or "dickhead". It's basically a cosy, amicable way to indicate that someone has failed on every level.