THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
menseversary (noun) : [Latin mensis month + versus past participle of vertere to turn] the monthly recurring of a date 1 : the monthly recurrence of a date marking a notable event
The new parents celebrated the first menseversary of the birth of their child.
Submitted by: Kent Wendler from Illinois on Jan. 09, 2006 12:09
QUOTELOO (noun) : Waterloo committed in an utterance; a malapropism, a slip of tongue.
(1) "Open the window, let the 'atmosphere' come in" (2) "Today, we had a dress rehearsal. Tomorrow, we'll have rehearsal without dress." (3) "Open the window; it is too sophisticated inside."
Submitted by: Subramanian from India on Jan. 09, 2006 12:00
fromage (noun) : a cheesy tribute
The stolen templates were such a cheesy tribute, they came to be known as a "fromage" instead of a "homage."
Submitted by: Zippy from Ohio on Jan. 09, 2006 11:57
lacademic (noun) : A member of a scholarly organization, therefore lacking common sense and practical viewpoints.
Clearly a lacademic, Veronika needed three of her fellow graduate students to assist her in changing a lightbulb.
Submitted by: Matthew Lubeck from Florida on Jan. 09, 2006 11:13
compution (noun) : computer based solution
There can be more than one compution for the problem
Submitted by: Parameswaran from Kuwait on Jan. 09, 2006 09:48
smank (noun) : A foul odor or condition. Combination of stink and smell.
What is that smank? It smells like old cottage cheese.
Submitted by: Rosemary Ripley from Massachusetts on Jan. 09, 2006 07:25
magnifethereal (adjective) : Beyond superior. Inexpressibly perfect.
The symphony's performance was no less than magnifethereal. —Radio broadcast, December 2005
Submitted by: Jeramy Maglione from Nevada on Jan. 09, 2006 04:04
(noun) : electronic mail address
Which is the best eddress to contact you?
Submitted by: Marla Barnes from North Carolina on Feb. 09, 2012 09:11
odiferocity (noun) : n. - something that is highly odorous; a ferocious smell; the state of being odiferous (odoriferous)
"The odiferocity of the room drove me outside."
Submitted by: Jodi Darby from California on Jan. 09, 2006 01:06
avantgaudy (adjective) : Avant guard in a fasshion or design that is so excessive as to be gaudy.
The dresses in the soho windows were avantgaudy.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 09, 2006 00:28
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