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authograph (noun) : an autograph by an author

At the book signing, I asked the the author for her authograph. (can also be used as a verb: I have an authographed first edition of the book.

Submitted by: Billie Stein from Israel on May. 18, 2007 10:16

autie (noun) : a person with autism

Submitted by: on Apr. 27, 2013 18:58

autist (noun) : one who suffers from the disablity autism

"I love an autist." —A bumper sticker

Submitted by: Adriana from Florida on Nov. 09, 2005 19:44

auto-tune

(verb) : to manipulate vocal tracts digitally with Auto-Tune software

I would have thought that Tebow’s presentation could not have been any more brilliant, but I would have been wrong. Now it’s been auto-tuned, and the result should be placed in the Smithsonian. —Rick Chandler, nbcsports.comhttp://offthebench.nbcsports.com/2012/02/22/the-brilliance-of-the-tim-tebow-reading-gre, Feb 22, 2012

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 13, 2012 15:44

(verb) : to correct a recording of a singer's pitch or performance by using Auto-Tune software

Why just make calls, when you could auto-tune your singing voice, play virtual Ping-Pong or summon bodily sounds on command? —David Pogue, The New York Times, July 15, 2010

Submitted by: mjw from Massachusetts on Aug. 24, 2010 13:39

autobahn (verb) : to drive extremely fast

I would love to autobahn a Mercedes SLK on the Autobahn.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 29, 2011 20:34

autobioetry (noun) : the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself in poetry form

I enjoyed reading the autobioetry of Maya Angelou

Submitted by: Brandee WIlder from Georgia Us on Jul. 12, 2007 19:02

autochondriac (adjective) : a person who always thinks something is wrong with his or her car

Submitted by: Burton L Harrell from Florida on Aug. 14, 2014 11:41

autocism

(noun) : the belief that motorists have greater transportation rights than pedestrians, bicyclists, mass transit users, equestrians, teamsters, and other non-motorists.

Autocism is the policy basis for funding, constructing, and policing transportation infrastructure that is usually separate and highly unequal. —Hans Noeldner, 8/25/06

Submitted by: Chrysalis from Wisconsin on Aug. 25, 2006 15:14

autodefenestration (noun) : the act of throwing oneself out of a window

With the fire about to reach the second floor, autodefenestration seemed to be the only option for escaping the burning building.

Submitted by: AHos from Illinois on Jan. 11, 2006 11:15

autoer (noun) : A program designed to allow a computer to work in place of a human; usually for computer games.

Ian got banned from Runescape because he was using an autoer to level himself up.

Submitted by: steven sigley from California on Sep. 26, 2005 21:00

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