THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
frutile (noun) : Hopeless, impossible to accomplish
It is frutile to try and stop the rain.
Submitted by: Mary Goodman from Arizona on Jan. 22, 2006 05:37
chemmy (noun) : one who is immersed in the studies of chemistry
Submitted by: JC from California on Jan. 22, 2006 04:09
crabulate (verb) : Act of opening a hard shelled crab.
With the thought of delicious lump crabmeat firmly implanted in my memory,I grabbed my mallet and began to crabulate the crustacean.
Submitted by: Dan from Maryland on Jan. 22, 2006 04:03
choro (noun) : a person whose social life has been lost to choral activities (see 'bando')
First came the bandos, and now there are the choros.
Submitted by: JC from California on Jan. 22, 2006 03:46
kype (verb) : Slang. To steal, thieve or swipe. To obtain by illegal means. Earliest known use in the 1960s. Uncertain spelling.
He kyped it from the store.
Submitted by: Roni Jo Patterson from Washington on Jan. 22, 2006 02:41
Spish fish! (interjection) : Used when one can not remember a commonly used word.
Claudio couldn't conjure the word "remote" so he yelled "Spish fish!!" instead. —Marshall, myself, Sunday, January 22, 2006, 2:22 AM
Submitted by: Marshie from Georgia Us on Jan. 22, 2006 02:24
sober : Undistorted.
His younger brother was sober instead of short tempered. He had learned the freedom a disposition undistorted by rage provides. The older brother was hindeered by distorted thinking. —No.,
Submitted by: David Thompson from California on Jan. 22, 2006 01:13
troil (noun) : Exhaustive, mental struggle over/about a situation or situations; to feel powerless about or within a dilemma. Commonly used in a poetic sense.
My troils drained all hope of my becoming other than an empty, soulless shell.
Submitted by: Roni Jo Patterson from Washington on Jan. 22, 2006 01:08
(adjective) : kinda gay
Wow, Sam has a pink iPod. That is kinda brokeback don't ya think? —Boondocks Miami Hearld, 1/22/06
Submitted by: Fawkes from Florida on Jan. 22, 2006 18:45
joo (interjection) : Response to the question, "Jeet?" if you have not yet partaken of foodstuffs.
Submitted by: M. Sullivan from Texas on Jan. 22, 2006 00:38
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