THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
(adjective) : The round pieces of fat in ground meats (i.e. salami, pepperoni, sausage)
Ugh, these meatballs are full of nurdles! —Erica,
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 14, 2006 15:43
ponage (adjective) : after being insulted or creamed at a game see burned or burnage
dude, that was some mega ponage
Submitted by: josh loftus from Canada on Dec. 13, 2005 20:58
(verb) : owned by your opponent in a video game or computer game
You just got poned
Submitted by: bla from Wisconsin on Sep. 11, 2008 17:24
tank (verb) : To be unfairly taken advantage of, to get the worse side of a deal
My boss tanked me by making me work overtime
Submitted by: Jon Cohen on Dec. 13, 2005 18:21
(adjective) : Slang for cool or good-looking.
That Ferrari is tight.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 07, 2008 15:01
(adjective) : overtly bad but with a redeeming camp or kitsch appeal
I know it was technically a bad piece of cinema, but it was also totally craptastic.
Submitted by: Greg from Washington on Feb. 16, 2009 10:30
(noun) : a nerd who is ignorant of his/her nerdiness
It's so funny to watch a nerdlinger try to be cool
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 07, 2007 21:21
shessay (noun) : a response on a test that requires more than a short answer, but less than an essay: a combination of short answer and essay
The test was composed of multiple choice questions and a shessay.
Submitted by: Mr. Zelinka's English classes from Pennsylvania on Dec. 13, 2005 13:58
verbing (verb) : activating a noun - i.e. making a verb out of a noun.
We beered and lobstered at the lobster pound.
Submitted by: Steph Dunn from Maine on Dec. 13, 2005 13:03
status, statused (verb) : Status; to choose a status or ranking. Statused; to have assigned a status.
Status: My job is to status the manufactured parts as Acceptable or Rejected. Statused: While compiling the worksheet of all the new parts, I statused the parts as either Acceptable or Rejected.
Submitted by: Jackie Markgraf from Texas on Dec. 13, 2005 11:47
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