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anti-vaxxer (noun) : a person who is opposed to vaccination; especially: a parent who does not wish to vaccinate his or her child

Submitted by: Janette Gerow from Alabama on Jun. 08, 2017 10:42

omnipreneurship (noun) : an inclusive approach to a government, philanthropy, NGO, business, family or an individual focused on balancing giving, earning, and sustaining activities to build a better world

To that end, the concept of applying "preneurship" to every aspect of our lives (that is, omnipreneurship), based on a clearly defined methodology and set of principles, is a powerful and intriguing one. —Amr Al-Dabbagh, Omnipreneurship, April 2016

Submitted by: on Jun. 08, 2017 09:27

claircognizance (noun) : the state or condition of being all-knowing

Submitted by: Milas from Georgia Us on Jun. 07, 2017 17:27


(noun) : a person who is highly knowledgeable about technology and especially digital technology used in computing and communications

The hype, and the association with one particular set of political views, popular amongst the technorati. —Valuethinker, https://www.bogleheads.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=220136, 6/1/2017

Submitted by: Justin from Arkansas on Jun. 07, 2017 11:08

finishative (noun) : the ability to finish something

I would argue that having finishative is more important than having initiative.

Submitted by: Susan Camp from Alabama on Jun. 07, 2017 10:51


(noun) : a bumper sticker, sticker, or a magnet with a proud or boastful message on it about its owner's achievements or possessions

The bragtag, which says my child is a honor student, is obnoxious and irksome.

Submitted by: Jack from Colorado on Jun. 03, 2017 01:14

chippery (noun) : a fish and chip shop

Would you like to go to the chippery?

Submitted by: Umar from United Kingdom on Jun. 02, 2017 13:12

antethanopsis (noun) : the period preceding the end of existence or the death of all things

If the universe is destined to end, our existence today could be considered a period of antethanopsis.

Submitted by: Matthew Stephen Elder from Georgia Us on Jun. 01, 2017 19:11

dislegal (adjective) : illegal An action that should be illegal but is not.

My employer demanded I work 5 minutes off the clock. He knows it is dislegal.

Submitted by: John Walts from California on May. 31, 2017 22:13


(noun) : a light tangerine sapphire

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 31, 2017 22:12