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scody (adjective) : (Also scody) Disgusting, filthy, squalid, dilapidated or (of people) sleazy. Generally, extremely unappealing.

My friend lives in a really scody old house.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 02, 2005 21:20

fiat (verb) : To artifically create for the purpose of a debate, to pretend something exists that does not exist in reality.

I fiat that the United States Federal Government substantially decreases its authority to either detain without charge or search without probable cause.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 02, 2005 21:20

hella

(adverb) : extremely, very

Your brother is hella cool. —Courtney

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 06, 2009 20:29

ima (other) : Also written "I'ma". Used as a conjuction between "I'm" and "a" for the purpose of describing an action one is planning to take in the future.

Ima hit you over the head with this chair if you don't shut up.

Submitted by: jpwright from New York on Dec. 02, 2005 21:15

bail

(verb) : to leave

Yo dudes, I gotta bail. —Say Anything (movie), 1989

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 02, 2005 21:14

swag

(adjective) : cool

Submitted by: becca oz from Maryland on Apr. 19, 2014 18:25

reBay

(verb) : To resell or reauction an item purchased online

"I really don't like this fiddle I bought on Ebay; I think I'll rebay it next week."

Submitted by: Norman Cupit from Mississippi on Dec. 21, 2006 08:55

shwag (noun) : bad or of low quality

The shoes he bought were shwag

Submitted by: Mary Jane from Washington on Dec. 02, 2005 20:54

Lisp (noun) : AI's mother tongue, a language based on the ideas of (a) variable-length lists and trees as fundamental data types, and (b) the interpretation of code as data and vice-versa. Invented by John McCarthy at MIT in the late 1950s, it is actually older than any other HLL still in use except FORTRAN.

"Lisp is a programmable programming language." -John Foderaro

Submitted by: ebzzry from Texas on Dec. 02, 2005 20:53

debianize (verb) : Unofficial neologism for converting a piece of software to a Debian package.

I just debianized the new version of Mozilla yesterday.

Submitted by: ajdlinux from Australia on Dec. 02, 2005 20:41

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