THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
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upwake (verb) : reverse awareness, synthesis of being simultaneously dreaming and conscious
as she began to upwake, colors smelled differently and sounds looked brighter —Natasha Tsakos, www.upwake.com, 01/01/04
Submitted by: Halzini from Florida on Jan. 06, 2006 10:32
(adjective) : your—used on internet chat sessions and text-messaging
How's ur BF doing?
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 16, 2008 17:24
(abbreviation) : you are—used in Internet chatting
Submitted by: Matt from Indiana on Aug. 16, 2007 08:36
URA (abbreviation) : a short way of saying you are a
Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 12, 2006 15:31
urban (adjective) : designed for or marketed to residents of cities and esp. Black and Hispanic Americans
Submitted by: Opra Windoodles from Pennsylvania on Dec. 16, 2008 10:56
urban Amish (noun) : one who is not familiar with current technology
Submitted by: Word King from Pennsylvania on Mar. 16, 2009 13:58
urbaniconografi (noun) : An unauthorized ephemeral visual creation consisting of images and/or words that may be brushed, drawn, postered, rolled, attached, pasted, scratched, stamped, projected or spray painted in a public setting.
Urbaniconografi is an unrelenting artistic expression seen in cities throughout the world.
Submitted by: Gary Hutter from New York on Nov. 24, 2007 09:44
urbanism (noun) : The idea and trend of development of rural land.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 29, 2008 09:57
urbanomics (noun) : A field of study involving understanding the socio-economic dynamics of cities.
The city's planning commission hired an expert in urbanomics to assist with infrastructure development.
Submitted by: William Lorenz from New York on Feb. 21, 2006 03:08
urbiz (noun) : a business operating in or near an urban area
Submitted by: Patricia A. Means from California on Aug. 31, 2008 07:47
Urdish (adjective) : Combines linguistic aspects of two primary languages used in India—Urdu (also known as Hindi) and English
Displaying their bilingual flair, young people growing up in India use Urdish terms to describe their exact thoughts, which leverages the best aspects of the Urdu and English languages.
Submitted by: Scotty from New Jersey on Jun. 07, 2007 15:55
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