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vigot (adjective) : variation of bigot—a computer term describing a server administrator who advocates the use of virtualization technologies (such as Vmware (tm)) but refuses to allow his/her own server to be virtualized.

The IT manager provided several reasons why his project server could not be virtualized—he is a 'vigot'.

Submitted by: dave l from Indiana on Feb. 14, 2006 10:15

homping

(verb) : A cross between hopping and limping seen when someone with a foot or ankle injury walks by lightly placing the injured foot down and then quickly hopping on to the other foot to avoid putting the injured foot or ankle under any pressure.

After another badly-timed tackle, he couldn't put any weight on his injured ankle. The grimace on his face showed real pain as he homped off the field. —Robin Hacht, Robin Hacht, 14th February 2006

Submitted by: Hacht Robin from United Kingdom on Feb. 14, 2006 09:40

Emerging Technology (noun) : technology that is happening now

Emerging Technology is things that are happening now —Sarah Ladner, Classroom, 2006

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2006 09:17

Cartiful (adjective) : someone or something that is both cute and beautiful

that rabbit is so cartiful

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2006 08:08

falnlov (verb) : to fall in love

i think i hav falnlov

Submitted by: cc on Feb. 14, 2006 07:59

Smack (noun) : To make outlandish claims.

That guy was talking SMACK.

Submitted by: P.A. McIntosh from New York on Feb. 14, 2006 05:19

desk-head (noun) : When you are at school or work and you're just too tired to lift your head off of your desk.

I went to school the other day and I was such a desk head. —Anna, My own head, Feb 14 2006

Submitted by: Bee from Australia on Feb. 14, 2006 02:32

Gurlfruva : girlfriend/brother from another mother

Yo wassup Gurlfruva!

Submitted by: Chlo'e from Australia on Feb. 14, 2006 02:06

Slumped (adjective) : You lost at a video game against somebody else, badly.

You just got slumped!

Submitted by: Carson from Alaska on Feb. 14, 2006 01:45

riff (verb) : To make something up on the spot. To BS. To talk as if you know what your talking about when in fact you don't.

I didn't write my speach so I'll have to riff it. Did you hear his riffage? I almost believed him. I don't really know, I'm just riffing on the topic.

Submitted by: Mordechai Harris from New York on Feb. 14, 2006 01:18

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