THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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ex (verb) : (from the Lat-derived prefix ex, "out of," as in ex-president, ex-husband) – to render outdated, make obsolete, relegate to the past.
He exed his girlfriend and now feels lonely and almost desperate. Those prone to exing others, must be ready to be exed. —Mikhail Epstein, Predictionary, 2003
Submitted by: Mikhail Epstein from Georgia Us on Apr. 03, 2007 19:21
ex-laws (noun) : What your in-laws become after the divorce.
I'm having dinner with the ex-laws tonight. They are such good people. Too bad their son isn't more like them.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 11, 2005 09:56
exabyte (noun) : 1024 petabytes or 1,152,921,504,606,846,976 bytes; also, a quintillion bytes
Internet users will create 161 exabytes of new data this year. —Grant Gross, http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/11/19/..., November 19, 2007
Submitted by: Todd Walton from California on Nov. 20, 2007 18:04
exacalacaly (adverb) : To be in agreement in the most profound way with another person. To have total understanding of the situation at hand. A positive exclamation of delight upon complete concurrance of an idea conveyed with another. Used to supersede "exactly" for emphasis.
"The movie was nothing more that a gratuitous attempt at entertaining our children." "Exacalacaly!"
Submitted by: Brecca-Preston Guenther from Texas on Aug. 28, 2006 12:33
exacalike (adjective) : done exactly like you tried to
I just hit an exacalike shot in golf. —rick,
Submitted by: rick from Arkansas on May. 28, 2007 22:23
exaggerant (adjective) : prone to exaggeration
You are a very exaggerant person. —Matthew Peabody, self, 1/28/2008
Submitted by: Mateo from Arizona on Jan. 28, 2008 15:41
examinatory (adjective) : based upon or prepared for examination or research
He took an examinatory approach to problems or questions that were posed by people.
Submitted by: chuck from Pennsylvania on Dec. 23, 2008 20:54
Exasterated (verb) : A mix between Exasperated and Fustrated. To cause feeling of irritation and annoyance with a twist of feeling thwarted.
I was grossly exasterated when my boss told me that my idea's would not be used in the presentation saying that they were not well researched enough.
Submitted by: Melissa from Arizona on Dec. 03, 2007 18:48
exaustipated (adjective) : extremely tired
Submitted by: DrGlee from United Kingdom on Dec. 21, 2012 22:05
Excellente (adjective) : Extremely good or fantastic.
My english is excellente. —Jay Leno, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, 28/05/1991
Submitted by: Webinho on Oct. 17, 2006 07:23
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