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PED (abbreviation) : performance enhancing drug

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 06, 2013 09:57


pedagogenic (adjective) : resulting inadvertently from teaching methods

I do not wish to see us go back to the pedagogenic basics, those counterproductive proscriptions, prescriptions, and pet peeves of pedants that bear little resemblance to students' observations of the real world of reading, writing, and listening. —Dale T. Adams, College Composition and Communication, Vol. 27, 1976

Submitted by: Dale Adams from Texas on Sep. 17, 2009 20:04


pedagophobia (noun) : the irrational fear of teachers

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 11, 2016 11:03


pedal bend

(adjective) : English term used to describe the type of hair do on a man that covers the baldness that flips over in the wind, like a small garbage can with a foot pedal.

He has a pedal bend. —Bill Anderson,

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 21, 2006 13:15


pedalestrian (noun) : A person who rides, or is riding, a bicycle.

Submitted by: Jeff Martin from New York on Nov. 19, 2007 13:39


pedamantra (noun) : a teaching slogan

In a recent undergraduate course, several Music and Art students reduced their pedamantras to slogans intended to inspire... —David Lee Keiser, Kappa Delta Pi Record Magazine online, September 21, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 24, 2016 20:30


Pedestilian/pedestalian (verb) : To appear or to act as being above or superior to someone else or the act of being arrogantly superior in attitude. Pedestilian/pedestalian arrogance. The action or the position of arrogant esteem.

pedestilian/pedestalian (verb/interjection) : Pedestilian. To appear or to act as being above or superior to someone else or the act of being arrogantly superior in attitude.

Submitted by: WillPWilson from Washington on Nov. 09, 2005 11:27


pedestracebo (noun) : A button, placed at a crosswalk, that a pedestrian is instructed to push to make a traffic signal change so that they might cross the street, but that in fact, does nothing at all.

He repeatedly pressed the pedestracebo, to no avail.

Submitted by: Jim Davis from New Jersey on Apr. 30, 2007 16:36


pedestrianization

(noun) : the process of creating a pedestrian-friendly environment

While promoting mass rapid transport, modern cities tend to promote pedestrianization as well. —AS Permana and R. Perera,

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 30, 2008 01:31


pedestrious (adjective) : Savvy about getting around by foot.

Submitted by: Chris Hawn from New Jersey on Mar. 09, 2007 14:43


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