THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
hesistant (adjective) : hesitant and resistant
The patient was hesistant to start a new therapy.
Submitted by: Tanja Cutting from South Dakota on Nov. 25, 2014 14:07
(verb) : to place on an agenda
I have a few topics I would like to agendize.
Submitted by: Jay Nordsten from California on Nov. 24, 2014 20:53
(noun) : a word that is its own antonym
The words "cleave" and "commencement" can be confusing because they are antagonyms.
Submitted by: Mr. B from Alabama on Nov. 24, 2014 18:23
cybermyalgia (noun) : aches, pain, and stiffness resulting from overuse of computers
Submitted by: Suzanne Fields from West Virginia on Nov. 23, 2014 22:30
baffoonerish (adjective) : baffoonish
Submitted by: danielwous from Utah on Nov. 23, 2014 15:07
(noun) : the state or condition of being grounded
Submitted by: Shelley from Texas on Nov. 23, 2014 14:52
(adverb) : in the manner of a loser
Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 22, 2014 16:41
kinetic pointillism (noun) : a style of art in which points of color form patterns suggestive of movement
He's patented a method called kinetic pointillism, which builds artwork out of tiny, individual pieces that are pasted or stenciled together to create a larger image. —Hillary Copsey, TCPalm.com, Dec. 16, 2012
Submitted by: Rob Ottesen from Florida on Nov. 22, 2014 14:51
(noun) : the use of snarky sarcasm
Submitted by: Kathy Van Allen from Maine on Nov. 21, 2014 22:23
swaggle (noun) : a way of walking with swagger and a wiggling motion
Submitted by: Matthew Klatt from Washington on Nov. 20, 2014 16:38
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