THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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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
(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
gardenologist (noun) : Person who is an expert on gardens, flowers etc.
I love science too. I'm a gardenologist. —Joe Gardener, http://www.joegardener.com/mboard/...
Submitted by: Placido P. D'Souza from New Jersey on Jun. 02, 2006 09:24
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