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bucks (noun) : another word for dollars

Give me 50 bucks now! —Lindsey, 5/4/06

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 04, 2006 18:28

mouse wrist (noun) : A painful condition caused by overusing a computer mouse. It is also known as carpal tunnel syndrome.

Since she started working at the computer, she has been suffering from mouse wrist.

Submitted by: Lynn Schneider from California on May. 04, 2006 18:25

crunk cup (noun) : the rapper lil jon's famous drinking cup; inside, it always contains his homemade crunk juice.

"now let me show you my golden crunk cup." —Lil Jon, MTV show "cribs", may 5 06

Submitted by: kapancake from Pennsylvania on May. 04, 2006 16:45


(noun) : the apparently aloof behavior of a cat

Submitted by: Theresa Enos from Arizona on Aug. 12, 2009 16:04


(noun) : a lover of words

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 03, 2013 13:49


(noun) : plural for 'you' commonly used in the Philadelphia, PA area

What are all of yous doing after the movie?

Submitted by: The Sheriff of Lexicon County from Tennessee on Apr. 16, 2008 15:49

posterized (adjective) : to make a good play (i.e. a dunk) made on you while you are playing defense in basketball

Ginobili just posterized Ron Artest. That will make the highlight reel!

Submitted by: batman1 from Texas on May. 04, 2006 00:23

contradictionally (adverb) : the adverb form of the word contradictional

The work is illegal but contradictionally we are reliant on them.

Submitted by: Dion from California on May. 03, 2006 23:59


(noun) : a person who is new to an activity

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 23, 2012 22:23


(verb) : to celebrate

There are several birthdays this month in our classroom; how should we festivate?

Submitted by: Adam C from North Carolina on Jun. 18, 2008 15:46