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apartisan (noun) : one whose actions are not determined by partisan objectives. independent of political norms. free-thinker

have not heard the word used, but have used it myself. "i do not subsribe to the democrat or republican ideals... i am, therefore, apartisan.

Submitted by: christopher cain from Texas on Feb. 01, 2006 13:52

Radtastic (adjective) : Used when describing somthing that is so radical, and yet fantastic at the same time.

Did you watch the game tonight? It was basically radtastic.

Submitted by: Ally from Canada on Feb. 01, 2006 02:28

vomitrocious

(adjective) : causing nausea

Submitted by: MattB from Canada on Jan. 05, 2010 13:39

greatie (adjective) : someone who is quite genuinely awesome, but just doesnt know it yet

Oh she's such a greatie. Those kids at uconn are such greaties. I need to visit them soon.

Submitted by: Michael Simon on Jan. 31, 2006 22:48

slashdot (verb) : To cause a website to exceed its capacity and temporarily go down. The Slashdot effect is the term given to the phenomenon of a popular website linking to a smaller site, causing the smaller site to slow down or even temporarily close due to the increased traffic.

The website was slashdotted.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 31, 2006 18:28

spaznastic (adjective) : An amazing thing. Something so wonderful, it makes you act in odd ways.

My new car is spaznastic!

Submitted by: matthew lang from Washington on Jan. 31, 2006 17:46

spasticated (verb) : The act of being jittery and uncoordinated.

I was spasticated, because i was in a hurry and trying to do too many things at once.

Submitted by: matthew lang from Washington on Jan. 31, 2006 17:31

bureaucrazy (noun) : A state of mind a government employee enters when s/he is maddened by the slowness of progress in projects and processes.

After rewriting that policy for the tenth time, I think I have finally gone bureaucrazy! —-My own thoughts, while in this state of mind, every day

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 31, 2006 17:25

abacadaba (verb) : (ab-uh-ka-dab-uh) A method of choosing answers on a multiple choice exam (such as SATs or other proficiency tests) through random guessing.

"I forgot to study for final exams so I had to abacadaba through it."

Submitted by: Will Mc on Jan. 31, 2006 16:37

Meritage

(noun) : California wine produced with blends of grapes typical of Bordeaux wine

Submitted by: Milt Karabell from Pennsylvania on Nov. 12, 2009 13:47

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