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austerian (noun) : an advocate of fiscal austerity
Ever since the paper was first circulated, austerians—advocates of fiscal austerity, of immediate sharp cuts in government spending—had cited its alleged findings to defend their position and attack their critics. —Paul Krugman, New York Review of Books, June 6, 2013
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 16, 2013 12:32
Australianization (noun) : the instruction of foreigners (as immigrants) in Australian history, government, and culture
Submitted by: on Jul. 29, 2014 17:54
australiosportsacine (noun) : an ancestor who loved to play sports
Lucy was an australiosportsacine!
Submitted by: Tris556 from New Jersey on Jan. 12, 2007 18:40
Authentificate (noun) : A certificate of authenticity.
I just bought a teaspoon used by Winston Churchill. It came with an authentificate, so I'm confident that it was really his.
Submitted by: Andrew Baum from Wisconsin on Apr. 18, 2006 10:42
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
(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