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(verb) : to take down Christmas decorations and put them away
The family went about dechristmasing the house a couple days after the New Year began.
Submitted by: Ian Hipp from Texas on Jan. 03, 2017 17:06
dechristmatize (verb) : To remove Christmas decorations after the holiday is over.
The day after New Year's Day is a good time to dechristmatize your home.
Submitted by: Chad from Minnesota on Jan. 04, 2007 09:05
dechronological (adjective) : reverse chronological
Please present the events in dechronological order.
Submitted by: Nellie Gambarin from New York on Apr. 29, 2008 12:07
(noun) : a person who never tries to improve himsellf; poor self-esteem; having no plans for the future
Be strong, don't be a deckett, you ahve a bright future ahead of you. —Bryan Jamora, self discovery, January 21, 2006
Submitted by: bryan or brix from Philippines on Jan. 20, 2006 21:30
(noun) : a person who never tries to improve himself; poor self-esteem, having no plans for the future
Be strong, don't be a decket, you have a bright future ahead of you. —Bryan Jamora, self discovery, January 21, 2006
Submitted by: bryan or brix from Philippines on Jan. 20, 2006 20:53
deckspertise (noun) : The ability to skillfully craft Powerpoint presentations. A consultant skill often based on the ability to claim ownership of common knowledge through skillful presentation.
The consultant showed her deckspertise as she created a Powerpoint presentation restating the obvious in an authoritative manner.
Submitted by: PEB from Ohio on Mar. 11, 2007 04:10
decksposition (noun) : exposition in television or film presented in a form resembling a PowerPoint slide show
If Game of Thrones has "sexposition" (in which the show uses nudity to hold the viewer's attention while delivering dry plot exposition), superhero movies have what I'd call "decksposition." It's no less shameless, and a lot more dull, because decks are a lot less sexy than sex. —Forrest Wickman, Slate, May 9, 2017
Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 09, 2017 14:42
decleat (verb) : [American football]to tackle or block a player : to knock a player off his feet
Javier was decleated on the ensuing kickoff and had to be helped from the field.
Submitted by: David Eagan from Alabama on Sep. 09, 2008 11:42
declude (verb) : exclude
We would never declude other people.
Submitted by: Joey VanStrop from Alabama on Jan. 30, 2014 11:52
(verb) : to remove clutter
During the 1980s, top executives were judged on their ability to restructure, declutter, and delayer their corporations. —Harvard Business Review, May-June 1990
Submitted by: Maria Roges from Massachusetts on Sep. 12, 2011 11:46
(noun) : to clean or make organized
I need to declutter my room. —Oprah and various magazines
Submitted by: Sharonie from Texas on Sep. 21, 2008 14:50
(verb) : to remove clutter or to make neat
Try to declutter your desk by tomorrow.
Submitted by: Amarjeet SIngh Makkar from India on Jan. 11, 2008 13:40
(verb) : To remove clutter from a space. Used in the context of someone who is overwhelmed by clutter.
I'm having a hard time decluttering my collection old prescription pills. It's time to declutter the living room, because it's all billy-goat paths now.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 03, 2005 01:27
decohere (verb) : to lose coherence between the components of a quantum system
An external interaction will cause a quantum system to decohere.
Submitted by: femfemma from Sweden on Jul. 05, 2011 11:35