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geaux (verb) : Dialect word meaning go. Used mostly by southern Louisianians. A combination of the English word go with the spelling used by Acadians in the area for words with the similar O sound.

The fan held up a sign that read "Geaux" to show his support for the team.

Submitted by: S. Hall from Louisiana on Jan. 06, 2006 12:16

McMansion

(noun) : A house built (usually during or after the 1980s) in a fast, assembly-line manner resembling fast food preparation. Such a house features excessive square footage, uninspired architecture, and cost-cutting construction.

Newcomers to the rapidly growing city eschewed the older, established neighborhoods and instead moved into McMansions in the suburbs.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 09, 2007 10:58

decrapulate (verb) : To clean, organize or otherwise refine an animal, mineral or vegetable.

We must decrapulate this place! Now! —Samireh, 1-06-06

Submitted by: Samireh from California on Jan. 06, 2006 11:48

verger (noun) : person or thing who expands or pushes the accepted boundaries or definition of a situation, concept or perspective. Constatnly going to the edge.

He's a verger, or he's always verging. —Robert Orsko, Speech

Submitted by: Mitch from California on Jan. 06, 2006 11:47

numnums (noun) : playful, humorous, more polite reference to casual sex

1) After a long divorce, she finally decided to give her friend next door some numnums. 2) While talking with the guys at work, the new guy admitted he had not had any numnums for over a year.

Submitted by: Ron Robertson from North Carolina on Jan. 06, 2006 11:37

chestical (noun) : abs, pecs

I stabbed you in the chesticals. —Matt Slocum,

Submitted by: vinnie reynolds from Utah on Jan. 06, 2006 11:36

pwned

(verb) : To get beaten badly. (Internet lingo.)

"Dude you just got Pwned!" —Myself, Lots of people,

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 01, 2007 18:01

enginears (noun) : Wanna be engineers that gather around a cubicle in a work enviornment

Grant, Debbie, and Dave are all enginears gathered around the cube discussing the packaging to no useful conclusion.

Submitted by: Mark Nelson from Minnesota on Jan. 06, 2006 11:21

budgemental : To be wise about one's budget.

Submitted by: Mark Newby from Florida on Jan. 06, 2006 11:12

Maluvia (noun) : An imaginary country, planet or place of ones own design, where you are the imperial ruler. Strange thoughts or concepts that come from there are Maluvian.

Most of the essay was instructive however, some of the concepts were Maluvian.

Submitted by: Bob McAuliffe, Jr. from North Carolina on Jan. 06, 2006 10:41

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