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

Submitted by: daloy rosano from Philippines Jan. 10, 2013 08:50

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murdercide (noun) : an act of murder combined with suicide

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 28, 2015 05:10

pegacorn (noun) : a unicorn and pegasus hybrid : a winged unicorn

As it soared through the clouds, the pegacorn's horn shimmered magnificently as the sun's light glinted off of it.

Submitted by: Nolee from Missouri on Mar. 27, 2015 10:41

humanicide

(noun) : an act of homicide combined with suicide

Submitted by: Alan Reeder from Tennessee on Mar. 27, 2015 02:23

mispick

(noun) : an incorrect pick : the wrong selection

Other problems identified after delivery personnel have left such as mispicks, product dating, or internally damaged goods must be resolved according to the vendor's policies. —Mary McHugh, Workbook for the Manual for Pharmacy Technicians, Jan. 1, 2013

Submitted by: Lee Benfield from North Carolina on Mar. 26, 2015 18:11

arity (noun) : the number of arguments or operands that a mathematical function or operation accepts

The arity of the division function is 2: it requires a numerator and a denominator.

Submitted by: Ross Bonner from Kansas on Mar. 26, 2015 09:18

usie (noun) : a group picture of us

Submitted by: Marcie Aron from New Jersey on Mar. 22, 2015 22:05

splunch (noun) : a meal eaten in mid-to-late afternoon that serves as both lunch and supper

Submitted by: Mary Shepard from North Carolina on Mar. 21, 2015 19:31

componentize (verb) : to divide into parts or components

Submitted by: Diego Gonzalez from California on Mar. 19, 2015 01:06

scamola (noun) : scam : fraud

"This could be some kind of scam. Or possibly scamola." —David M. Stern, "Viva Ned Flanders" episode of The Simpsons, 1999

Submitted by: on Mar. 18, 2015 23:27

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