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last day (noun) : Day of the Lord. Jesus taught that He will raise up every believer on the last day.

"The word I spoke is what will judge him at the last day". John 12:48 —Jesus Christ, Key Study Bible, June 1990

Submitted by: Mel Miller on Jan. 06, 2006 21:16

nupgrade (verb) : to upgrade one's life via nuptials (marriage)

She divorced her husband and nupgraded to the guy with the inheritance.

Submitted by: Paul Burns from Washington on Jan. 06, 2006 20:53

shrinkle

(verb) : to shrink and wrinkle

that shirt I washed shrinkled. —Xueying Ni,

Submitted by: xyni from Maryland on Feb. 16, 2008 23:22

songmodel (noun) : A person who is popular based upon their model-like appearance, rather than singing or songwriting abilities. The opposite of "singer/songwriter".

The lyrics draped beautifully across the songmodel's lips, as she songmodelled the various tracks she was given.

Submitted by: Paul Burns from Washington on Jan. 06, 2006 20:46

drinkstarve (verb) : To thirst

You won't give me any pop because you want me to drinkstarve

Submitted by: msl from Michigan on Jan. 06, 2006 20:39

glid (verb) : to move over ice facilitated by inertia and absence of resistance. (past tense)

Though she applied the brakes, the car glid across the ice patch and in the direction of the road's shoulder.

Submitted by: Cintravo Rosstrahan from New York on Jan. 06, 2006 20:38

stummy

(noun) : stomach : tummy

Submitted by: on Apr. 07, 2014 20:51

sniffs (noun) : Nostrils

My sniffs hurt from blowing my nose so much.

Submitted by: msl from Michigan on Jan. 06, 2006 20:35

preternominal : Results unforeseen or unexplainable by the original plan.

Many fear that the science of cloning holds many preternominal consequences.

Submitted by: Paul Burns from Washington on Jan. 06, 2006 20:28

merriweb (noun) : a Merriam Webster Dictionary

I just looked in the Merriweb and that word is not in it!

Submitted by: Katie Pismenny from California on Jan. 06, 2006 19:31

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