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Word of the Day — February 6, 2012

February 6, 2012 - Scott Viau
Pied-a-terre — pyed-uh-tair (or loosely ped-uh-tair) — (literally a foot to earth) a small apartment or room kept for occasional use

Example: "Jean Rafferty in the N.Y. Times mentioned that 'many people buy a pied-a-terre in Paris to use for a few weeks, then rent it out the rest of the time.'"

 
 

 

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