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pétanque (noun) : a game similar to bocce in which teams of players attempt to roll balls as close as possible to a smaller ball on a hard dust surface

Local pétanque players also sometimes boule in the South End, at Hayes Park, but by and large Clemente Field is ground zero for the tidy, little-known French game. —Kevin Paul Dupont, Boston Globe, August 4, 2007

Submitted by: N. Zoug from Massachusetts on Aug. 13, 2007 10:42

P-M (abbreviation) : periodic maintenance

They will be performing a P-M on the mainframe this weekend.

Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Feb. 20, 2009 11:12

P-Town (noun) : Privincetown, Massachusetts

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 10, 2008 13:33

p-word (abbreviation) : password

Larry used Alycia's p-word to access her e-mail.

Submitted by: J.C. from Pennsylvania on Aug. 06, 2008 11:33

P.L.U.R. (abbreviation) : peace love unity respect

Submitted by: Anthony Pineda from Colorado on Feb. 07, 2014 11:30

P.Q.P. (abbreviation) : praise, question, polish —used in feedback for writing creations

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 01, 2006 15:44


(abbreviation) : This is short for "PHEW" when something stinks.

She needs to soak her feet in a solution of water and clorox to detoxify her stinky feet! P.U.!

Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Nov. 14, 2007 17:06

P/M (abbreviation) : stands for "pretty much"

"Its p/m my favorite animal." —Maggie,

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 04, 2005 21:22

P0wned (verb) : In a computer game, when you beat an opponent soundly

The gamer said to his virtual opponent, "Oh man, u got P0wned!" —the brother chap, www.homestarrunner.com

Submitted by: Will parks and Mr. P's class from North Carolina on Nov. 30, 2005 18:39

P911 (abbreviation) : means "parents are looking over my shoulder" in cyber language

P911! My mom is watching what I type!

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 02, 2008 15:04