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(noun) : a heterosexual person who does not associate with homosexuals

I'm not a homophobe, I'm a heteroseparatist! —Carl Rowan Morris, YouThink.com, 16 Aug. 2006

Submitted by: Carl Rowan Morris from California on Sep. 19, 2007 17:14

fecterate (verb) : To bastardize or corrupt.

Many fecterated youths are future prison inmates.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 16, 2006 12:27

shmutz (noun) : excess left over from eating something messy; unidentified bits or smudges on the face

Billy, use a napkin and wipe that shmutz off your face. —Justine, 8/15/06

Submitted by: Justine on Aug. 15, 2006 20:26

Technotorium (noun) : A technician's laboratory, where new technologies are developed, mainly in the area of computer technology.

...and what, may I ask, are you doing in my Technotorium? —Vergin, movie, 7/1/2006

Submitted by: Blacklight Studios from Michigan on Aug. 15, 2006 17:53

Splatterstick (noun) : An extremely bloody movie that is played for laughs.

That movie used to scare me as a kid, but now I realize it's just a splatterstick comedy.

Submitted by: J.R. Antrim from California on Aug. 15, 2006 16:14

wassapning (other) : Equivalent to "What's Happining?" "How's it going?" "What's Up?"

Submitted by: Sami from Arizona on Aug. 15, 2006 15:03


(noun) : teleconference

The telecon with the customer was set for 4 pm EDT.

Submitted by: Harley3 from Florida on Aug. 12, 2010 08:33

attitudinal (adjective) : (1) Having or displaying a negative attitude. (2) Irritable, confrontational, argumentative.

"Attitudinal customers make any customer service representative's day bad."

Submitted by: Purple Siege from Georgia Us on Aug. 15, 2006 12:14

slackass (noun) : Combination of jackass, slacker and dumbass. A lazy, unintelligent, rude person. Can also be used as an adjective.

Submitted by: Purple Siege from Georgia Us on Aug. 15, 2006 12:08

Geekcited (adjective) : The technical version of being excited. E.g.: a computer tech upgrading his PC is geekcited about his new parts. A drummer with a new bass pedal is geekcited to get it set up, etc.

I was geekcited to get to the rehearsal space and set up my new Iron Cobra.

Submitted by: Jeff Hartig from Colorado on Aug. 15, 2006 11:45