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desolidify (verb) : to convert from a solid state to a liquid state

Don't leave the chocolate bar in the car or it will desolidify.

Submitted by: on Aug. 11, 2015 05:12

encrosion (noun) : erosion that encroaches

The water from the land above has caused an encrosion on my property.

Submitted by: Lisa from Tennessee on Aug. 05, 2015 14:44

voidosophy (noun) : the worship of black holes as divine regions in outer space

Submitted by: on Aug. 03, 2015 19:07


(adjective) : ugly and resembling a pug dog

That car is pugly.

Submitted by: Kyle from California on Jul. 29, 2015 19:16


(verb) : to imagine

Submitted by: on Jul. 13, 2015 22:52

duplistic (adjective) : duplicitous

Submitted by: on Jul. 10, 2015 13:36


(verb) : to place a pouch filled with smokeless tobacco under the upper lip

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 10, 2015 11:49

(noun) : a pouch of smokeless tobacco originating in Sweden

The pouch in Mr. Hildingsson’s lip contained snus (pronounced “snoose”), a discreet cousin of chewing tobacco that doesn’t require spitting. —MATT RICHTEL and DAVID JOLLY, New York Times, November 29, 2014

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 10, 2015 11:16


(adjective) : enjoying indoor activities

Aubrey and his friends enjoy indoorsy activies such as video games and reading.

Submitted by: Emily Cox on Jul. 03, 2015 22:38

scientistically (adverb) : scientifically and statistically

It's scientistically proven that getting ten hours of sleep makes you happier the next morning.

Submitted by: Brad from New York on Jun. 28, 2015 14:10

monumentis (adjective) : monumental : significant : outstanding

It was a monumentis occasion.

Submitted by: Walker from Canada on Jun. 25, 2015 16:55


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