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quizzaciously (adverb) : in a mocking manner

She told him quizzaciously that not to make that word so popular, since it is not in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 10, 2017 13:02


Trumpcare (noun) : the GOP form of healthcare proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act

Trumpcare—the White House insists that we not call it that, which means that we must—preserves some version of all three elements, but in drastically, probably fatally weakened form. —Paul Krugman, New York Times, March 10, 2017

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 10, 2017 07:48


endophenotype

(noun) : an intermediate, elementary, alternative, or correlated phenotype

An important requirement, however, is that an endophenotype should be a represented by a quantitatively measurable trait. —Assen Jablensky, MD, Sept. 12, 2010, Dialogues Clin Neuroscience

Submitted by: Brian P. Coleman "Bishop& from Indiana on Mar. 10, 2017 01:59


spoonie (noun) : a chronically ill person; especially : one whose illness is severe and causes high levels of fatigue

These illnesses are often invisible; to most people, spoonies may appear healthy and able-bodied, especially when they are young. —Sophie Cowley, Huffington Post, 4/8/2015

Submitted by: Jackie from Indiana on Mar. 10, 2017 01:16


dongle (verb) : to use the device known as a dongle

In order to put headphones into my phone, I had to dongle it.

Submitted by: Tom from Massachusetts on Mar. 10, 2017 00:23


gig economy (noun) : a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs

In a gig economy, temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend toward hiring independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. —http://www.investopedia.com

Submitted by: Laura Lascarso from Florida on Mar. 09, 2017 21:46


pseudoword (noun) : a fake word : a string of letters that resembles a word but does not actually exist in the language

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 09, 2017 21:08


sewist (noun) : a person who sews

As a sewist, I prefer to use the sewing machine to create clothing for myself.

Submitted by: Karen Alexander from Texas on Mar. 09, 2017 20:48


antirevisionism (noun) : opposition to revision, modification, or abandonment of the fundamentals of revolutionary theory and practice

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 08, 2017 18:21


aimbot (noun) : a bot in a video game that automates target acquisition

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 05, 2017 14:26