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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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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

gihugean (adjective) : giant : huge : gargantuan

Floyd Mayweather's house in Las Vegas is gihugean.

Submitted by: Lucas Craig from Virginia on Mar. 18, 2015 11:07

infactuate

(verb) : to impart knowledge or facts to someone

I was busy infactuating my friend while discussing the pros and cons of having a serious relationship.

Submitted by: shae from Pennsylvania on Mar. 17, 2015 10:24

kheer (noun) : a South Asian rice pudding often flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios, or almonds

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 16, 2015 14:46

Shazaming (noun) : the act of identifying a piece of music using the Shazam app

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 10, 2015 10:04

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