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yastic (adjective) : the yellowish-beige color that white and bone colored plastic items turn with age (e.g. the color of old computer monitors)

We changed the smoke detectors in our house when they turned yastic and stuck out like a sore thumb against our white ceilings. —Ann Wagner, unpublished

Submitted by: Ann Wagner from North Carolina on Mar. 06, 2007 16:38

Fragible (adjective) : Something which is intensely breakable.

Corbin was especially careful with his mother's fragible birthday present.

Submitted by: Corbin Hart from Florida on Mar. 06, 2007 15:22

uniquity

(noun) : a quality or state of being unique

The expression of individual uniquities is the definition of good art.

Submitted by: Laura Duda from Pennsylvania on Aug. 09, 2013 11:24

cloiter (verb) : to cluster and to loiter in the hall

I could not get to class on time because people were cloitering in the hall.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 06, 2007 14:25

twizzle

(other) : to shorten in degree

turn that T.V. down just a twizzle.

Submitted by: Snake Eyes from Louisiana on Mar. 06, 2007 11:08

msg (abbreviation) : abbreviation for message

Submitted by: margauxndrei from Philippines on Mar. 06, 2007 11:06

goobahead

(adjective) : A silly child— Most commonly used as a reference to doing something without thinking

All the children in his class were goobaheads. —Dellios,

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 16, 2007 07:35

inkorrect (adjective) : Referring to a metric symbol where a capital letter K is used wrongly.

An example of an inkorrect symbol is 'Kg'; the correct symbol for kilogramme is 'kg'. —Philip Bladon, A Dictionary Of International Units, 2005 &2006

Submitted by: simetricmatters from United Kingdom on Mar. 06, 2007 05:01

Stuplication (noun) : The act of doing the same stupid thing already done by someone else.

Even though he knew that dating Britney Spears was a sublime act of stuplication, Roger was an unrepentant romantic optimist.

Submitted by: Tony Wyman from Ohio on Mar. 05, 2007 22:27

chillax

(verb) : to chill out and relax

Just chillax dude.

Submitted by: Kevin Johnson from North Carolina on May. 14, 2008 19:33

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