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(other) : Something that lowers of the quality of something else.
Are debasedisms ruining the English language?
Submitted by: Duff from Iowa on Jul. 11, 2007 09:06
debatesmanship (noun) : conduct (as fairness, respect for one's opponent, and graciousness in winning or losing) becoming to one participating in a debate
By not reminding Sam of the parts of the argument he had forgotten and claiming victory, Laura was showing poor debatesmanship.
Submitted by: Sam from Georgia Us on Dec. 31, 2011 19:28
Debations (verb) : To be under great thought. Trying to decide the best choice or what to do about a dilemma.
I am under debations about what to do tonight. —Stephanie S., Myself :)
Submitted by: Steph aka REG.SGS from Illinois on Jan. 08, 2008 17:40
debative (adjective) : relating to or involving debate
Submitted by: N-Depths from California on Apr. 28, 2013 07:08
Debbie Downer (noun) : a killjoy, buzzkill; someone whose negative energy can suck the fun out of everyone else; from SNL
As everyone sat down to eat their yummy food from the buffet, Carl, in true Debbie Downer fashion, decided to mention all of the various bacteria and health hazards associated with serve-yourself eateries.
Submitted by: Kimberly from Pennsylvania on Dec. 21, 2007 10:06
(noun) : A person who knows that you are excited and happy so they try to pull you down by being nasty and miserable.
As soon as we knew she was pulling a Debbie-Downer, we all headed out to the party and left her to cry alone.
Submitted by: Alexis Pritts from California on Dec. 26, 2007 11:08
Debian (noun) : A GNU/Linux operating system started in 1994. Named after founder Ian Murdock and his wife Debra.
I use Debian GNU/linux.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 02, 2005 20:38
debianize (verb) : Unofficial neologism for converting a piece of software to a Debian package.
I just debianized the new version of Mozilla yesterday.
Submitted by: ajdlinux from Australia on Dec. 02, 2005 20:41
debitioaphobia (noun) : the fear of owing something to someone else
He had debitioaphobia, so he never borrowed anything.
Submitted by: D-Word from Idaho on Mar. 22, 2008 09:50
deblurring (verb) : A term used by engineers who want to sound impressive without saying "clarify."
Applying this technology results in a deblurring of the image.
Submitted by: Jimmy from Florida on May. 02, 2007 12:57