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pranny (noun) : chiefly British : a usu. rural person of limited intelligence : idiot, fool FR. Norfolk England.

"That tractor mechanic is a right pranny he don't know his job."

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 28, 2007 05:50

Pura Vida (interjection) : A slang Costa Rican expression meaning cool. Originally translated as Pure Life, it is now a more slang expression

Como estas? (how are you?) Estoy pura vida. (I'm cool.)

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 28, 2007 02:13

weenus

(noun) : The loose skin covering the outside of the elbow joint.

"You have a looser weenus than I do." "You could use some moisturizer for your face, hands, knees and weenus."

Submitted by: Courtney Krygier on Feb. 27, 2007 22:41

Rave

(noun) : A party or group of people who are raving together to one song, especially in a huge party where it is dark and their are a lot of people and loud techno music

At first I was reluctant, but when my friend told me the party was going to be a rave, I couldn't wait to go.

Submitted by: boxley from New Mexico on Feb. 27, 2007 22:38

Rave

(noun) : A party or group of people who are raving together to one song, especially in a huge party where it is dark and their are a lot of people and loud techno music

At first I was reluctant, but when my friend told me the party was going to be a rave, I couldn't wait to go.

Submitted by: boxley from New Mexico on Feb. 27, 2007 22:38

buffular (adjective) : (BUHF-yuh-ler) extremely strong : having big muscles—derived from "buff"

Bob, who is very buffular, had no trouble picking up the large and heavy crate.

Submitted by: boxley from New Mexico on Feb. 27, 2007 22:20

presentate (verb) : to show, to explain, or to present—jocular form perhaps mocking the seriousness of such a presentation

What are you presentating in class tomorrow? —Jerrel, School, Febuary, 26th,2007

Submitted by: J.M from Canada on Feb. 27, 2007 21:39

cosmollision (noun) : the science of cosmetic improvements to vehicles and collision repairs—used of auto body repair shops and professionals

"Trust us, your cosmollision specialists," the avid spokesperson and mechanic declared.

Submitted by: Jilly Burton from Alaska on Feb. 27, 2007 20:21

sopralto (adjective) : a female vocalist who moves between soprano and alto either within a piece or for different pieces

I am a self-proclaimed sopralto.

Submitted by: Melissa from New Jersey on Feb. 27, 2007 19:28

clerkage (noun) : Monetary charge by the Indian Railways, as given in their rule book governing ticket refund rules, for costs due to clerical work entailed in making a refund for an unused train ticket.

A clerkage of Rs. 20 will be charged on every ticket refunded. —© 2000 Indian Railways,

Submitted by: Ashok from India on Feb. 27, 2007 18:30

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