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murderlate (verb) : to mutilate and murder

Submitted by: Casey Doolittle from Utah on Jan. 22, 2015 17:11

textument

(noun) : an argument conducted via text message

He wanted to discuss the issue face to face, but his friend refused and started a textument with him instead.

Submitted by: Natasha Reiss-Gilberg from North Dakota on Jan. 22, 2015 08:38

ultracrepidarian

(adjective) : tending to make authoritative pronouncements in matters outside one's area of expertise

Submitted by: Andre Campbell from Virginia on Jan. 22, 2015 05:19

tormentous (adjective) : involving or causing torment

Submitted by: Teresa Konietzko from Minnesota on Jan. 21, 2015 09:43

dadly (adjective) : fatherly

Al is the best dadly dad I know in the neighborhood.

Submitted by: on Jan. 20, 2015 20:42

destinasia

(noun) : the condition of forgetting why one has gone somewhere

My destinasia is kicking in again...I forgot what I was going to get upstairs.

Submitted by: Gordon Scott from Illinois on Jan. 20, 2015 12:47

paraprosdokian

(noun) : a word or phrase that brings about an unexpected twist to the interpretation of the previous part of the sentence

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 19, 2015 22:39

threek

(noun) : a three-tined fork

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 19, 2015 17:35

mensiversary

(noun) : the monthly recurrence of a date marking a notable event

The couple celebrated their first mensiversary at dinner.

Submitted by: Kara from Michigan on Jan. 18, 2015 18:03

ebayable

(adjective) : able to be sold on eBay

Submitted by: Carol Yeager on Jan. 18, 2015 16:08

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