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grey (noun) : an extraterrestrial alien having a thin body, gray or white skin, a large head, and large eyes, and which is often described as being responsible for alien abductions of humans

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 08, 2014 07:14

rancidious (adjective) : rancid and hideous

Submitted by: Kyle Ballard from Minnesota on Sep. 07, 2014 23:07

homovisual (adjective) : -used for a word that looks like the thing it names

The word "bed" looks like a bed because the ascenders of the letters "b" and "d" look like a bed's headboard and footboard.

Submitted by: Benjamin Palaskas on Sep. 07, 2014 14:41

smartical (adjective) : very smart

Submitted by: Rachel from North Carolina on Sep. 07, 2014 13:16

potpreneur (noun) : a person who grows or sells marijuana as a business

He moved to Colorado and became a potpreneur when marijuana became legal in that state.

Submitted by: Kathryn Webber from Texas on Sep. 06, 2014 16:02

seasy (adjective) : super easy

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 06, 2014 13:08

fulcrum (noun) : a point on a mallet or drumstick where the hand makes contact and varying pressure can be exerted to create different types of strokes

In traditional grip, your left hand has three fulcrums, your hand between your thumb and index knuckles, where your thumb and index finger meets, and between your middle and ring fingers.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 05, 2014 21:45

grustle (verb) : to work energetically

Submitted by: on Sep. 05, 2014 21:42

observationologist (noun) : a specialist in observing

Submitted by: on Sep. 05, 2014 10:59

Hilliography (noun) : a biography of Hillary Clinton

The complaint then was that networks would favor Mrs. Clinton's candidacy under the guise of providing entertainment; the committee threatened to boycott the debates held by networks that went ahead with their Hilliographies. —Alessandra Stanley, New York Times, September 3, 2014

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 05, 2014 10:10

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