THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
laid-back luxe (noun) : A mix of (usually) sporty and glam but also rocker and glam
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 16:07
(noun) : A type of music that was popularized during the early 70's by such groups as "The New York Dolls' and David Bowie's, 'Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars'; Bands synonymous for outrageous outfits and noir make-up.
When he turned himself into Buster Poindexter, his Glam Rock image was lost forever.
Submitted by: J.C. from Pennsylvania on Dec. 27, 2007 15:42
butch beauty (noun) : A woman whose style flips between fem. (feminine) and masc. (masculine) styles. Also butch-beauty, and other variations e.g.: At times, she wears dresses and other feminine clothes, but at other times she wears men's suits-she's a butch beauty.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 15:42
stylie (other) : A stylish person, one who shows an avid interest in fashion/makeup/hair trends/styles e.g.: Celebrities are examples of stylies.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 15:34
waxworks (other) : In political functions, people who don't do much of anything, just stand/sit there w/frozen, or waxen smiles-saw this term in a history textbook
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 15:28
baked Alaska (adjective) : To describe a person who real or fake-tans in the dead of winter I know this word came from a Cosmopolitan mag, and the sentence shown is an approximate of what the mag said
What in the baked Alaska is she thinking of tanning in the dead of winter? —Cosmopolitan
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 15:24
stardacious (adjective) : Cool, glamourous, great, divine, etc.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 01, 2006 15:20
invacuee (noun) : (1) A person who evacuates from the area of an emergency and into an area of temporary safety and whose arrival has an impact on the resources of the area where they are taking shelter. (Note: They are an evacuee as viewed from the area where they departed, but they are an invacuee as seen by the area to which they are arriving.)
The persons evacuating from Louisianna hurricane threats became invacuees to many Texas cities, stretching their available public resources to the limits. —Malcolm Jackson, Arlington revised emergency shelter plan draft, 3-31-06
Submitted by: Malcolm Jackson from Texas on Apr. 01, 2006 10:06
Pornophonic (adjective) : Having a sonic quality or sounding like pornograpy, usually attributed to innocent things.
That music is pornophonic. The sound of Stan's wheezing as he walked up the stairs was pornophonic.
Submitted by: Amy Baum from Wisconsin on Mar. 31, 2006 12:23
(verb) : to be asked to volunteer
I voluntold you to do your homework. —Kevin Wilcox, Roy K Rob Mens Correctional Facility, 11/29/2008
Submitted by: Kevin Wilcox from Texas on Nov. 29, 2008 18:52
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