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siblet (noun) : a niece or a nephew

Submitted by: on Sep. 05, 2016 17:05


subling (noun) : a niece or a nephew

I have a total of eight sublings.

Submitted by: on Sep. 04, 2016 22:26


kosmemophobia (noun) : the fear of jewelry

The worst part about kosmemophobia is that the condition itself is rare - so rare that its name is not "officially published" - but its trigger is extremely common.

Submitted by: Dave Carlson from Illinois on Aug. 29, 2016 18:02


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