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patrinormative (adjective) : denoting or relating to a world view that expects and/or promotes the male experience to be the norm

Aberrant sex destabilised the political environment, especially when in a patriarchal, or at least patrinormative, world, as such behaviour was cloaked in or hinted at effeminacy. —Jeremy Punt, HTS Theological Studies, August 24, 2017

Submitted by: Jaclyn Verity from New York on Nov. 13, 2017 21:06


hand sauce

(noun) : hand sanitizer

Yo, bro. My hands are dirty. Pass me the hand sauce.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 13, 2017 00:30


theragnostics (noun) : therapy and diagnosis used in precision nuclear medicine

Submitted by: Suresh Srivastava from New York on Nov. 12, 2017 17:20


polytextuality (noun) : a combination of multiple liturgical texts set to music to be sung in a Catholic Mass

Submitted by: Nit from California on Nov. 12, 2017 11:55


Twitterati (noun) : users of Twitter

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 12, 2017 02:14


furmily (noun) : a family consisting of both human and fur covered friends

When putting together an emergency kit for an emergency, we made sure to include food and water for all of the members of our furmily.

Submitted by: on Nov. 11, 2017 21:37


stress lag

(noun) : an exaggerated physiological response to an accumulation of stressors over an extended period of time

I think I've discovered why you are feeling so depressed; it might be stress lag.

Submitted by: Jonathan Frazee from Florida on Nov. 11, 2017 20:19


Haterade

(noun) : a propensity to denigrate the laudable works, commendable accomplishments, good fortune, desirable opportunities, positive physical appearance, and other generally-enviable aspects of another individual's seemingly-blessed life

After listening to Daniel spend the better part of an entire day trash talking our mutual friend's month-long run of incredible good fortune, I had finally had enough to suggest he finish off his endless bottle of Haterade in an attempt to wash the obviously sour taste of envy from his mouth.

Submitted by: on Nov. 10, 2017 10:43


wing-tippies (noun) : the tips of the lines made by eyeliner in the outside corner of the eye

Hailey is skilled at using eyeliner to draw on her wing-tippies.

Submitted by: Matthew Taggert from Maryland on Nov. 09, 2017 08:31


roastery (noun) : a place where coffee is roasted and prepared for wholesale distribution

Submitted by: John Coufos from Australia on Nov. 09, 2017 08:05