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earth-stopping (noun) : the act of blocking a fox's burrow while the fox is away


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vignette (noun) : an arrangement of objects in a pleasing composition

Submitted by: MaryAnne from Indiana on Aug. 29, 2016 12:39


zuzz

(verb) : to cause (something, such as milk) to become frothy

Submitted by: Alicia and Brad from Maryland on Aug. 29, 2016 10:18


generacist (noun) : a person who discriminates against members of younger generations

Sorry to be a generacist, but those millennials are killing me.

Submitted by: on Aug. 28, 2016 18:43


generationist (noun) : a person who discriminates against members of younger generations

Sorry to be a generationist, but those millennials are killing me.

Submitted by: Mandy and Todd from Florida on Aug. 28, 2016 18:41


hashtaggery (noun) : the crafting or use of hashtags for social media posts

It's irritating to read tweets that are clogged up with rampant hashtaggery.

Submitted by: Laurie from New York on Aug. 27, 2016 13:00


alt-right (noun) : adherents of far-right ideologies that are an alternative to mainstream conservatism

Broadly, the alt-right is a loose collection of bloggers, activists, intellectuals, and media figures. It's conservative but unconcerned with the usual right-wing platform of low spending, low taxes, and small government. Instead, the alt-right is preoccupied with the status of white America... —Jamelle Bouie, Slate, AUG. 25, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 26, 2016 12:37


burkini (noun) : a swimsuit usually of two pieces worn by some Muslim women that completely covers the body

In my mind, the burkini was always the practical, inevitable swimwear goal; the final stage in my journey to becoming a proper hijabi. —ROMAISSAA BENZIZOUNE, The New York Times, AUG. 26, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 26, 2016 08:32


arthropodology (noun) : a biological discipline concerned with the study of arthropods, insects, arachnids etc., that have jointed limbs

The first annual Conference on Medical Arthropodology was held in Madurai (Tamil Nadu) in 2007. —https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthropodology

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2016 20:25


frazzle-mouthed (adjective) : extremely tired : exhausted

Submitted by: on Aug. 24, 2016 04:16