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microbudget (noun) : a film made on a very small budget

Schrader laid down the law: one more meltdown, and she was gone. If she thought she was unhirable now, wait until he threw her off a microbudget. —Stephen Rodrick, New York Times, January 10, 2013

Submitted by: Anonymous Jan. 11, 2013 10:31

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one-hundo (adjective) : one hundred percent

Submitted by: Christine Platt from Oregon on Jul. 25, 2014 18:49

welfie (noun) : a group selfie : a photo of a group of people taken by a member of the group

Submitted by: Shaahed Hijol from Bangladesh on Jul. 25, 2014 16:09

xoconostle (noun) : a Mexican cactus (Opuntia matudae); also : the fruit of this cactus

Submitted by: on Jul. 24, 2014 00:23

retropulse (noun) : a backward motion

Submitted by: Timpson from Missouri on Jul. 22, 2014 13:03

hyporheic (adjective) : of or relating to the environment beneath a streambed or riverbed

Great differences occur among their physicochemical processes, including biogeochemical pathways, the relative ecological importance of the floodplain (if present), the main stem of the river or stream, the hyporheic zone (the environment below the bed), and contiguous terrestrial areas. —Kenneth H. Mann, Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

Submitted by: Paola Lombardo from Italy on Jul. 22, 2014 12:07

twi (abbreviation) : texting while intoxicated

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 21, 2014 19:29

homosapianity (noun) : the state of being a human

Submitted by: vanessa from Florida on Jul. 21, 2014 15:48

Hillarycare (noun) : the form of healthcare proposed by Hillary Clinton when she was first lady

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 20, 2014 00:03

EDM (abbreviation) : electronic dance music

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 19, 2014 23:53

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