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(noun) : a feeling of being mixed up; an experience of confusion; a tangle a mess

This is a word my dad taught me. He used to say it in this context. "I'm all in a fankle," usually when he was trying to express some kind of emotional feeling that couldn't be expressed, so he would use the word fankle. I use it now.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 03, 2008 04:25

pucker-factor (adjective) : When in combat, you sense that everything in your body tightens which inturn makes one aware of the stressful situation you are involved in.

The PAVN soldiers were crawling towards our location. We knew the pucker-factor tenseness was in the air.

Submitted by: William Pearson from Washington on Feb. 12, 2006 00:20

twita (other) : T=That's W=what I=I'm T=Talking A=About That's what I'm talking about!

Did you see the horse jump? That was neat. That's what I'm talking about!

Submitted by: DugsterVD from Ohio on Feb. 11, 2006 21:22


(verb) : To conduct an internet search, esp. using the Google search engine.

I googled the phrase "Leadership Test," and found a half dozen tests usable for my training program.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 22, 2006 09:11

Pledgeship (noun) : 1.The process through which one becomes integrated into a fraternity

Before we were brothers we had to indure an 18 week pledgeship.

Submitted by: baylor on Feb. 11, 2006 16:17


(noun) : a form of greeting involving handshaking, shoulder slapping, and hugging

But some sociologists pointed out that African-American boys and men have been hugging as part of their greeting for decades, using the word “dap” to describe a ritual involving handshakes, slaps on the shoulders and, more recently, a hug, also sometimes called the gangsta hug among urban youth. —Sarah Kershaw, The New York Times, May 27, 2009

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 29, 2009 10:11

opendictionidiot (noun) : ignorant person who feels the need to use the space on Merriam-Webster's Open Dictionary to submit entries that are neither words nor funny but instead shout-outs to friends (eg. What UP-E Dogg!!!!) or just a bunch of random letters typed in with the precision of a monkey

"I am so over these opendictionidiots that I just made up a new word to describe them." —H Dogg, my hungover and irritable mind, asap

Submitted by: shimmer6000 from Illinois on Feb. 11, 2006 12:22


(adjective) : hazardous due to heavy snow and ice

Be careful walking through the parking lot - it's very slickery today!

Submitted by: AQ from New York on Feb. 16, 2009 16:23


(interjection) : From the divine in me, I bow to the divine in you. Because we are all one, I honor you and love you.—used as a salutation and at the end of a yoga class. [a Sanskrit word]

Submitted by: laurie demeyer from Illinois on Jul. 16, 2007 11:41

pimp stick (noun) : Walking stick or cane used as a fashion accessory, usually accented with gold, platinum, or jewels.

Snoop Dogg showed up to the Grammys sporting a new pimp stick.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 10, 2006 17:30