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Mog (noun) : (also Moggie, Moggy) Slang term (esp. British) for cat, especially one of unknown breed. Similar to calling a dog "mutt". Origin unclear. Possibly originated with Japanese video game character of the same name, which resembles a cat.

My sister's in Africa so I'll be looking after her moggie.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 21, 2006 01:38

lexiphile

(noun) : a person who is extremely interested in dictionaries and lexicography

He obviously is a lexiphile, since he's fascinated by words and their origins and meanings.

Submitted by: Charles W. Thompson from Michigan on Apr. 11, 2012 00:54

amsterty (adjective) : cool, above all, describing a situation

hey, i felt the amsterty yesterday —rob, us, 2/21/06

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 21, 2006 00:13

Dory (noun) : To pull a "Dory" is to forget something you're doing or saying, as you are doing it or saying it, as Dory would in the movie Finding Nemo.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 20, 2006 21:06

strategery

(noun) : The act of being strategic.

We meet to discuss our strategery for upcoming fiscal year.

Submitted by: Walt from Tennessee on May. 16, 2007 09:55

tofutastic (adjective) : something that can be described as "as good as tofu"

That meal was tofutastic!

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 20, 2006 15:57

Clown Shoes (noun) : "clown shoes" is a way to describe someone who is always in the way and functionally worthless except for idling standing by and looking like a clown...

"Spencer is such freaking clown shoes..." —Kevin Smith, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Submitted by: Brandon Cumby on Feb. 20, 2006 15:55

theotrinsic (adjective) : Originating from God or one's love of God.

While many people are motivated to succeed by extrinsic rewards, theotrinsic motivation is unique among people of faith.

Submitted by: Michael Pregitzer from Virginia on Feb. 20, 2006 15:29

asshat (noun) : An asshat is someone who is generally worthless and at the same time enjoys being rude and vulgar towards everyone and everything.

That guy spilled his beer on me and had the nerve to laugh at me hysterically. What an asshat!

Submitted by: Brandon Cumby on Feb. 20, 2006 15:27

grody

(adjective) : disgusting or nasty

The school lunch food is so grody!

Submitted by: Kelsey from Virginia on Oct. 04, 2011 15:23

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