Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
The Open Dictionary

New Words & Slang

Archives
  • Search Entries

  • Suggest Your Own

    Have a word that belongs here? Please Submit It


Browse All

beta monkey (noun) : one who serves as a crash dummy for new software

I was invited to be a beta monkey before they launched the newest version of the program.

Submitted by: Kevin Barrett from New York on May. 06, 2007 23:00


rebeverage (verb) : to refill a drink

Bartender, would you please rebeverage me?

Submitted by: Kevin Barrett from New York on May. 06, 2007 22:55


consqualidate (verb) : To combine several dispersed areas of household clutter into a single area that can be more easily hidden from guests.

Why don't you come over at eight o'clock after I'm done consqualidating?

Submitted by: David Bergstrom from Maine on May. 06, 2007 21:20


hangunder (noun) : the opposite of a hangover; the state of feeling exhilirated after a night of being drunk

Surprisingly, Carl woke up with a hangunder from the party last night.

Submitted by: Ori from California on May. 06, 2007 18:44


pseudoacronym (noun) : an acronym that is used without periods usually to make the acronym appear as a single word

"Fear" really stands for "False Evidence that Appears Real" and is therefore not only an acronym, but a pseudoacronym as well.

Submitted by: Ori from California on May. 06, 2007 18:39


verb

(verb) : to use (a word that is not a verb) as a verb : to make (a word) into a verb

"Remember when 'access' was a thing? Now it's something you do. It got verbed." —Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes, 1993

Submitted by: SavageTech from Washington on Oct. 27, 2014 05:18


plumble (verb) : to stumble, in a drunk sort of fashion

As we stumble, fumble, tumble, plumble; as we stumble along.

Submitted by: Emily B.o-o from New York on May. 06, 2007 18:07


snorable (adjective) : a person, place or thing that is so horribly boring that it puts you right to sleep.

Submitted by: Emily B.o-o from New York on May. 06, 2007 18:02


vidiot

(noun) : one who is interested only in television or videos

Submitted by: paul andrea g. from Philippines on Jan. 18, 2010 04:56


lecturious (adjective) : unnecessarily going above and beyond what is needed to get one's teachings or advice across to others.

My father couldn't just say a few sentences about my bad decision to buy a used car, he had to be lecturious about my poor choice.

Submitted by: Scotty Andrew Gustafski from Arizona on May. 06, 2007 16:58