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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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trivioid (noun) : factoid

Here's an interesting probability trivioid.

Submitted by: Daniel & Shir from New Jersey on Sep. 19, 2014 22:45

dextronormative (adjective) : of, relating to, or based on the attitude that right hand is the normal and natural dominant hand

My difficulties as a left-hander stem from dextronormative bias on a systemic, social level. —Cynthia M. Parkhill,, Sept. 10, 2014

Submitted by: on Sep. 19, 2014 20:04


(noun) : negativity or hostility directed toward bike riders

Bikelash is a snappy little word that names a condition quite familiar to anyone who's been following the politics of city streets in the United States over the past few years. —Sarah Goodyear,, Sept. 15, 2014

Submitted by: Cynthia M. Parkhill from Oregon on Sep. 19, 2014 19:52

pregnosticated (adjective) : pregnant

Submitted by: Mike from Alabama on Sep. 19, 2014 17:04

saola (noun) : a forest-dwelling bovine found only in the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam and Laos

That something as large as the saola, now known to weigh around 220 pounds (100 kg) and standing almost 3 feet (90 cm) high at the shoulder, could remain unknown until 1992 was sensational, and its discovery is considered one of the zoological highlights of the last century. —Marshall Cavendish Corporation, World and Its Peoples: Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, 2007

Submitted by: Mary from California on Sep. 19, 2014 14:05

mandles (noun) : sandles for a man

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 14, 2014 17:44

tomgirl (noun) : a boy who enjoys things that people think are more suited to girls

Submitted by: on Sep. 12, 2014 20:58

Dogecoin (noun) : a digital currency based on the "doge" internet meme

Beyond sports ventures, Dogecoin has raised money to build clean water wells in Kenya and for a charity that trains service animals to work with children with autism and other disabilities. —Larry Frum,, April 24, 2014

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 12, 2014 17:51

nazochist (noun) : a person who enjoys confusing and puzzling others

Submitted by: Brian from Florida on Sep. 10, 2014 19:49

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