THE OPEN DICTIONARY
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pregorexic (adjective) : anorexic during pregnancy
Submitted by: Kenj from Wisconsin on Dec. 30, 2010 14:07
pregret (verb) : to regret something that one is about to do
Submitted by: rustofer from California on Oct. 04, 2008 17:58
prehab (noun) : preventive or anticipatory treatment for addictive or compulsive behaviors
That’s why, to some people, prehab sounds a lot like rehab minus the stigma of admitting a relapse. —Laura M. Holson, NY Times, March 4, 2010
Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 04, 2010 23:12
(noun) : physical conditioning or exercise intended for injury prevention or to speed recovery after surgery
Submitted by: Cliff Wiese from Texas on Dec. 05, 2009 12:40
(verb) : To plan to be really bad. Such as planning a scheme.
I was prehaving how I was going to sneak out tonight.
Submitted by: LoveTheJonasBrothers from Virginia on Nov. 13, 2007 07:37
(verb) : To plan to be really good before you are really bad.
You better prehave before you break curfew so you can receive a lesser punishment when you get caught. —Amber Lee, ESL student's mistake on a prefix lesson, November 7, 2007
Submitted by: Amber K. Lee from Texas on Nov. 07, 2007 08:18
prehydrate (verb) : to drink water or other liquids before exercising
"It is going to be hot today and we are going for a long run later, so let's drink some water now to prehydrate."
Submitted by: Thomas O'Donnell from Washington on May. 10, 2010 10:18
prelive (verb) : to live out a circumstance pertaining to oneself ahead of the time it will actually happen
Submitted by: Fritz from Philippines on May. 12, 2011 02:59
premarital-divorce (adjective) : A potential marital relationship dissolved completely with probable consequences or obligations attached to it. A future husband and wife that dissolves all current relations and obligations amicably or with legal ramifications. Dissolution of a relationship that has gone horribly wrong.
If he doesn’t start paying for all of her bills they will definitely be heading towards a premarital-divorce. The couple is experiencing a gruesome premarital-divorce that does not look as though it will end fairly.
Submitted by: Jesse Rottinghaus from Florida on Jul. 20, 2006 23:58
Premature Discardation (other) : The act of throwing something away just BEFORE you realize you need it.
Dang, I had one of those, but it was premature discardation. —unknown,
Submitted by: Dick from Washington on Jan. 21, 2006 19:34
premo (adjective) : being a prep and an emo person.
look at that premo freak!
Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 07, 2007 14:15
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