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(noun) : traction through a gripping action
Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 27, 2008 13:45
venticipation (noun) : That long moment between the time you press the button on the vending machine and your soda or candy bar actually falls into the little drawer.... or not
It took so long from the time I put my dollar in until the soda actually dropped down, the venticipation had me fuming.
Submitted by: Auriette Lindsey from Florida on Apr. 04, 2007 11:48
twence (adjective) : outdated, passé - from "twentieth century"
A portable cassette player is so twence. Get an iPod.
Submitted by: Auriette Lindsey from Florida on Apr. 04, 2007 11:44
wowsite (noun) : An awesome website.
Check out this wowsite I just discovered.
Submitted by: Charlie Flagiello from Maryland on Apr. 04, 2007 08:07
(verb) : to love to an extreme, to hold great fascination with
Maisie, 5, loves, no, lurves, tape. Her ardor began at age 3 and has only increased as she's gotten older and her fingers have gotten more clever. —Kevin Markey, Wondertime Magazine, Winter 2006-07
Submitted by: Elizabeth Brown on Apr. 03, 2007 21:05
(adjective) : being or reminding people of fergie and delicious
I am fergalicious.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 16, 2007 15:17
(noun) : Similar to brunch, it is a meal closer to the time that you would eat dinner. A period of time between Lunch and Dinner
It's 3 pm, I am going to a resturant for dunch.
Submitted by: Alex Lund from New York on Jul. 15, 2007 16:12
etceteric (adjective) : (from etcetera, "and so forth") - of or pertaining to the "etcetera" rubric, one among "the others," "the like," "the rest," not deserving to be named individually; marginal, anonymous, obscure.
I'm afraid you have never heard about Andrew Lynch. No, he is not an esoteric writer. He is simply an etceteric writer. Alan has worked in zoology for almost forty years, and he still remains an etceteric researcher. Isn't this a shame? Let's find a way to give some tribute to him. —Mikhail Epstein, Predictionary, 2003
Submitted by: Mikhail Epstein from Georgia Us on Apr. 03, 2007 19:25
eventify (verb) : to fill with events, to make more eventful.
Let's think how we could eventify our next vacation. You know I love you but our relationship is becoming a routine. I'm looking for some ways to eventify it. It seems desirable to eventify one's life, but this might prove distracting or even destructive for life itself. —Mikhail Epstein, Predictionary, 2003
Submitted by: Mikhail Epstein from Georgia Us on Apr. 03, 2007 19:23
ex (verb) : (from the Lat-derived prefix ex, "out of," as in ex-president, ex-husband) – to render outdated, make obsolete, relegate to the past.
He exed his girlfriend and now feels lonely and almost desperate. Those prone to exing others, must be ready to be exed. —Mikhail Epstein, Predictionary, 2003
Submitted by: Mikhail Epstein from Georgia Us on Apr. 03, 2007 19:21