THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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average joe (noun) : a common person; a person who doesn't typically have superior qualities that one does not perceive in society
Compared to a celebrity, an "average joe" doesn't have that much fame or fortune.
Submitted by: Jonny from New York on Jul. 11, 2006 03:02
Avianitarian (noun) : Avianitarian is the person performing all of the following acts on Exotic Birds: 1. Propagator of exotic birds 2.Avicultural medical practice 3.Artificial incubation and hatching 4.Hand feeder, management in avian nursery 5.Bird data implementation program 6. Management in aviary and quarantine 7.Dietary and nutritional
Certified Avianitarian Professional —Cherane Pefley, avianitarian.org, 10/2000
Submitted by: Cherane Pefley, Avianitarian from Florida on Feb. 22, 2007 08:45
avidominosis (noun) : [Latin videre, to see + avitaminosis, vitamins deficiency] the deficiency of visual impressions, hunger for new sights, landscapes, shows, spectacles, films, visual art, etc.
Because of my armchair way of life in the last months I've developed an avidominosis. —Mikhail Epstein, March 30, 2008
Submitted by: Mikhail Epstein from Georgia Us on Mar. 30, 2008 15:13
avinthress (verb) : a deep sadness caused by long waiting; weeping
my heart is aventhressed, until now she never returns. —Bryan Jamora, self discovery, January 21, 2006
Submitted by: bryan or brix from Philippines on Jan. 20, 2006 20:33
avioentomophobia (noun) : fear of flying insects
I have avioentomophobia, any time I see a fly I run far away from it.
Submitted by: Sandia from California on Oct. 08, 2007 22:12
avistemperaphobia (noun) : An irrational, intense fear of cuckoo clocks.
Submitted by: Anastasia Ashworth from Texas on Dec. 02, 2007 19:11
Avitar (other) : an animated picture of yourself created to express your emotions
My avitar has pink hair.
Submitted by: Cece from New Jersey on Mar. 23, 2007 15:04
Avoision (noun) : The act of avoiding or evading something.
A man can go to prison for tax avoision.
Submitted by: William R. Wallace from Alabama on Feb. 19, 2006 17:45
avolition (noun) : the inability to initiate or complete tasks : lack of motivation
Submitted by: maryam nikzad from Texas on Jul. 04, 2011 15:46
awakedness (noun) : a state of alertness
The way they function today will depend on their state of awakedness.
Submitted by: Joy from California on Oct. 25, 2005 21:04
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