THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
Browse Alphabetically: A
autophoby (noun) : Fear of one's self; fear of being egotistical
Other studies in the field of tribology are: autophoby in lubrication: a model for gear scoring; the age of fractures, "dynamic scanning" and the role of the amalgam in Leclanche cells. —Prof. Emeritus Lou Rozeanu, http://www.technion.ac.il/technion/materials/...
Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 28, 2006 19:32
(adjective) : One who is always combative and ready to take offense or pick a fight without even being consciously aware of it.
Because Sue was once again on autopilot adversarial, her response of a raised voice was completely predictable
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 25, 2006 11:26
autopopulate (verb) : to fill in information in a online form automatically
The computer will autopopulate your information to the forms once your phone number has been entered.
Submitted by: Tony Marshall from North Carolina on Feb. 23, 2012 11:54
autoresuscitation (noun) : the process of the body reviving itself after a catastrophic failure
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Oct. 25, 2012 22:54
autosexual (noun) : a person attracted to himself or herself
Submitted by: Randomocitee from California on Dec. 22, 2008 00:15
autovacutone (noun) : the sound made between vehicles on a highway
Sally was unable to clearly distinguish what George had said because of the excessive autovacutone spilling into their car.
Submitted by: Don Trexler from Pennsylvania on Jan. 21, 2006 15:42
autovoxophilia (noun) : an unnatural love of the sound of one's voice
The senator has been bloviating about medicare for two hours now. His autovoxophilia is exhausting us.
Submitted by: David Kane from Rhode Island on Mar. 20, 2013 15:53
autumber (noun) : a combination of autumn and September; the cooler weather that begins in the month of September marking the fall season
I really love autumber weather because it is brisk and cool. I just loathe the heat and humidity.
Submitted by: Big Tom USMC from New York on Oct. 24, 2007 13:35
autumize (verb) : to prepare for or make appropriate for autumn
Submitted by: Summers from Philippines on Aug. 16, 2010 15:12
autumnizing (verb) : Autumnizing: the act of using pieces of natural products such as shed golden pine needles, fallen colored leaves, corn stalks, browned fern stalks,flowers as a means of adding 'autumn colors'to a property for decorative purposes.
"Why are you gathering all those fallen golden pine needles?" "I am going to use them to autumnize our drab gray driveway." "Autumnize?" "Yes, autumnize. It means to use/add the colors of autumn to decorate something - in this case, spreading golden pine needles on our driveway to spruce it up." —Ted Warholak, my own concoction, October 14, 2005
Submitted by: Ted Warholak from Maine on Oct. 14, 2005 11:18
SUBMIT YOUR OWN ENTRY
Have a word that belongs here? Please submit it.