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gaper-delay (adjective) : When there is an accident on the highway and passers-by slow down to gape at what is going on, causing a back-up in the traffic flow.

We were late for work due to a long gaper-delay on the highway. —Sean Murphy, Philadelphia CW WakeUp Morning News

Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Jun. 22, 2007 09:43


gapless playback (noun) : the playback of audio tracks without pauses of silence

Gapless playback means that there is no pause in playback between the end of one audio file and the beginning of the next audio file. —support.apple.com

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 03, 2010 14:40


Garage Mahal (noun) : an extremely large house, similar to other houses in it's area, with the promary distinguishing characteristic being an oversized 3 or 4 (or more) car garage to house the SUV's, RV's, and other family vehicles.

The Jones' just moved into a Garage Mahal, so I guess we're going to have to move, too.

Submitted by: Lorence Sing from Ohio on Jan. 06, 2006 14:09


Garage Rock (noun) : Popularized in the 1960's by rock/folk bands that would practice in garages; the prelude to today's Indie Rock.

Examples of Garage Rock from the 1960's would include bands like Country Joe & The Fish and MC5.

Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Apr. 08, 2008 11:46


garage sailing (verb) : to seek garage sales

Let's go garage-sailing this weekend!

Submitted by: Cathy F. from Missouri on Apr. 23, 2008 11:37


garage saling

(verb) : to shop at garage sales

I'm going garage saling on Friday so I can't go to the zoo.

Submitted by: Lynda Hammond from Arizona on Apr. 26, 2009 13:28


(verb) : going from one garage sale (aka tag sale, yard sale, etc.) to another for hours at a time

We spent the morning garage saling.

Submitted by: Valerie Zehl from New York on Sep. 05, 2007 19:26


garbage (adjective) : wack, bad

Oh my gosh, he is so garbage. He missed every single shot.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 13, 2005 10:19


garbalogist (noun) : one who studies or works with garbage

Submitted by: biloxidar from Mississippi on Jan. 17, 2009 23:49


garbologist (noun) : one who studies or works with garbage

Submitted by: Word King from Pennsylvania on Jan. 20, 2009 10:22


garchum (noun) : \GAR - ch&m\ - the gap or opening in a snowbank, usually connecting a walking path and roadway, formed gradually by the multiple footsteps of pedestrians.

Despite the previous night's blizzard, a plethora of morning commuters crossed the street at that intersection, forming a well-packed garchum in the snowbank as early as 6am.

Submitted by: Matt Loomans from Wyoming on Dec. 12, 2005 14:04