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X-16 (noun) : AN AIRPLAIE

Submitted by: SM from Nebraska on Oct. 05, 2005 19:31


xanthophobia (adjective) : the fear of the color yellow.

My best friend had a son that had xanthophobia.

Submitted by: Aidan Bailey from New Hampshire on Jun. 29, 2008 20:56


Xaphoon (noun) : a single-reed woodwind instrument similar to the saxophone consisting of a usu. bamboo tube with finger holes

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 05, 2009 18:39


xc (noun) : Abbreviation of Cross Country.

How did xc practice go?

Submitted by: mrwonderpants from Ohio on Apr. 29, 2006 17:21


XD (other) : —used in text messaging to represent laughter

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 20, 2013 17:13


xe (other) : -used as a gender neutral pronoun that can replace he or she

Xe went to the grocery store.

Submitted by: Amanda from Colorado on Dec. 26, 2015 23:00


xenaphobic (adjective) : Pathologically fearful of strong, aggressive women (etymology: Xena, Warrior Princess)

Although he claimed to admire Hillary Clinton, Ted was secretly xenaphobic and hoped a man would win the Democratic primary.

Submitted by: KATKOVA from New Jersey on Jan. 05, 2008 17:02


xenocide

(noun) : the deliberate and systematic destruction of a species

It was unthinkable, but they had done it—Congress had sent the order to destroy a world. To commit xenocide. —Orson Scott Card, Xenocide, 1991

Submitted by: Michael Buyna from Florida on Jul. 23, 2014 10:32


(noun) : the deliberate killing of an entire species

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 17, 2014 19:19


(noun) : the extinction of a species caused by the actions of another species

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 27, 2014 19:11


Xenodisability or Zoodisability (noun) : "A neologism, xenodisability (‘xeno-’ ‘foreign’) is designed to be synonymous with zoodisability (‘zoo-’ ‘animal). Each term means disability in the animal world, ‘foreign’ from the human."

"Xeno/zoodisability is a field with rich potential for increasing our understanding of the meaning of disability." —Walton O. Schalick, III, Encyclopedia of Disability, 2005

Submitted by: Walt Schalick from Missouri on Dec. 30, 2005 15:40


xenoepist (noun) : someone who speaks with a foreign accent

Submitted by: Willy L from Arizona on Sep. 15, 2007 19:41