THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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(noun) : a Filipino dish consisting of okra, eggplant, squash, string beans, tomatoes, and ampalaya that are simmered from boiling water and salted fish
Let us prepare pinakbet for our Ilocano visitors today.
Submitted by: Randy from Philippines on Dec. 13, 2006 14:16
pinay (noun) : Filipino woman.
He married a pinay a couple of years ago.
Submitted by: shey from Alabama on Jul. 14, 2007 10:27
pinchapoo (noun) : This is not a purebred dog. This is a cross between a miniature pincher and a poodle.
That strange looking dog is called a pinchapoo.
Submitted by: J.C. Moore from Pennsylvania on Jan. 07, 2008 12:04
pinchy (noun) : A shot or injection
"i got stickers from the doctor because I got a pinchy." "I don't like pinchies, they hurt."
Submitted by: Stacey Dauer from Pennsylvania on Apr. 28, 2008 16:12
pinculum (noun) : the symbol or box in which a long division problem is worked
In the long division problem 112 divided by 8, the 112 is written inside the pinculum, the divisor is written left of the pinculum, and the quotient is written above the pinculum. This word was developed by combining the word parenthesis (the left part of the symbol) and vinculum (the long bar at the top of the symbol). —This was not taken from another source., This word was developed in 6th grade math class. Lincolnwood Jr. High School, Raymond, IL 62560
Submitted by: Verne L. Pinkston from Illinois on Jan. 22, 2006 12:41
pindant (noun) : a combination of a pendant and a pin
Submitted by: Kuka from Hawaii on Jan. 20, 2008 12:35
pinder (noun) : peanut
Submitted by: Pinderpoe from Iowa on Nov. 03, 2009 22:25
pindrop (verb) : A moment of ackward silence.
Submitted by: Omar, Lidia, Nathan, Yulianna from Texas on Oct. 04, 2005 16:10
pineapple (noun) : someone who is a natural brunette on the outside, but a blonde on the inside
I'm a pineapple, brown on the outside and yellow on the inside! (after having some sort of mental block)
Submitted by: Jo from Iowa on Oct. 17, 2005 00:23
(verb) : to send a command to an electronic device to determine if the device is online or on network
Ping the server to see if it's dropping packets.
Submitted by: Tina B from Texas on Dec. 05, 2012 17:56
(verb) : to test communications with another
Try to ping the router's IP address.
Submitted by: Kryscel Ninal from Philippines on Oct. 09, 2008 14:40
(verb) : Gamer terminology, notably in the Massive Multiplayer On-line Role Playing Game (MMORPG) of Everquest (EQ). Said when a character gains an Alternate Advancement (AA) point.
"w00t! i just pinged" or "ping 100" to denote the gain of a 100th AA point.
Submitted by: Joe Vaughn from California on Feb. 22, 2006 21:38
(verb) : Query someone about something.
Ping John about going skating this weekend. I pinged Cathy to check if she has returned from abroad; she has not responded yet. —Unknon, Originated from a command by the same name on UNIX operating system, circa 1980
Submitted by: Shankar Swamy from California on Dec. 02, 2005 21:23
(verb) : (also a noun) - to locate (unless hacking is involved!) the source of an electronic transmission by following the signature signals from the involved servers [slangy geekspeak]
Even with triple encryption, the F.B.I. can still ping your axe if you get reported, unless you know what you're doing! —pretty old geekspeak/hacker slang, unk, 10-20 years at least
Submitted by: jonathan keith sheriff from California on Oct. 28, 2005 15:05
(verb) : 1. [technical] To send a small data packet to a distant computer, so as to check its connection, response, or distance. 2. [slang] To message, esp. as with the intent to locate. Ostensibly from the sound made by radar when locating a subject.
"I pinged him to see if he wanted to chat." "He will ping her computer."
Submitted by: K.O. Sullivan from Massachusetts on Sep. 28, 2005 21:29
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