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(noun) : the children of one's sibling

My sister is pregnant with triplets of unknown gender. My niephlings are due to be born in September.

Submitted by: Iris Nelson from New Hampshire on May. 02, 2016 11:59


(noun) : a person who is sponsored

I am meeting up with my AA sponsee to go over the 4th and 5th step today.

Submitted by: James Quine from Hawaii on May. 01, 2016 11:59

pneumopedics (noun) : non-surgical upper airway remodeling

My doctor suggests we use try pneumopedics to help me sleep better at night.

Submitted by: Prof. Dave Singh from Oregon on Apr. 30, 2016 22:52


(verb) : to swerve and weave at the same time

Look at that car sweave from lane to lane.

Submitted by: Janice Hahn from Pennsylvania on Apr. 29, 2016 14:23

nervoucited (adjective) : nervous and excited at the same time

Knowing that she was fully prepared, Mary was nervoucited about her first public speaking event.

Submitted by: on Apr. 28, 2016 21:41

entitleable (adjective) : able to be entitled

Are those abilities entitleable?

Submitted by: Piray from New Jersey on Apr. 27, 2016 18:43


(noun) : a dance move in which one drops the head forward while simultaneously raising one arm and holding it bent over the face and raising the other arm and holding it out and up at a 45 degree angle

I was dancing and then I did a dab.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 27, 2016 14:49

galaxical (adjective) : pertaining to a galaxy

Submitted by: Audrey Ali from Texas on Apr. 26, 2016 19:00

epitomically (adverb) : in the manner of an epitome

Epitomically, Harvard University stands above the rest as a school that puts effort into and generates prestige.

Submitted by: Justin Fanelli from Virginia on Apr. 25, 2016 14:54

manologue (noun) : the long speech of a man who monopolizes a conversation : monologue by a man

The manologue takes many forms, but is characterized by the proffering of words not asked for, of views not solicited and of arguments unsought. It is underwritten by the doubtful assumption that the audience will naturally be interested, and that this interest will not flag. —Julia Baird, The New York Times, April 20, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2016 12:57