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assumptious (adjective) : making assumptions
I believe that statement is being assumptious on your part.
Submitted by: Ralph Valenzi from Pennsylvania on Mar. 19, 2008 14:07
assumptuary (adjective) : in a state of presumption
I was being assumptuary when I thought you would accept my help.
Submitted by: tlks from Iowa on May. 23, 2007 19:44
asterisk athlete (noun) : an athlete who is suspected of using performance enhancing drugs
Lance Armstrong is now considered to be an asterisk athlete by many sports fans. —Tom Goldman, NPR Morning Edition, 9/10/08
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 10, 2008 09:07
astig (adjective) : stylish
Is that your new new car? Astig!
Submitted by: cookies&kreme from Philippines on Apr. 16, 2010 10:16
astrochemistry (noun) : the study of chemical elements in space
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Jan. 13, 2013 02:26
astroparticle physics (noun) : a branch of particle physics dealing with elementary particles of astronomical origin
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Nov. 13, 2012 00:08
astrophotography (noun) : photography of astronomical objects or bodies
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Jan. 13, 2013 02:28
Astrorific (interjection) : What space geeks say instead of teriffic or fantastic (o in astro is pronounced like the o in globe)
"Astrorific!!" " I found a new planet!!"
Submitted by: Zak from Washington on Mar. 22, 2006 00:42
(noun) : the creation by a political group of a false impression of spontaneous grass roots support
Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines on Dec. 18, 2012 10:49
(noun) : advocacy that appears to express spontaneous popular sentiment but is organized by a political group: fake grass roots
This is not the first time AHIP has engaged in astroturfing. —Jason Rosenbaum, Huffington Post, April 14, 2009
Submitted by: Dave from Canada on Apr. 14, 2009 13:43
(noun) : a person who seeks asylum
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 07, 2009 10:18
(noun) : An individual seeking asylum
Cuban asylees found safe haven in the United States. —U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/..., 2007
Submitted by: Lisa Jordan from Florida on Jul. 24, 2007 09:44