THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
homovisual (adjective) : -used for a word that looks like the thing it names
The word "bed" is homovisual because it looks like a bed. The ascenders of the letters "b" and "d" look like a bed's headboard and footboard.
Submitted by: Benjamin Palaskas on Sep. 07, 2014 14:41
smartical (adjective) : very smart
Submitted by: Rachel from North Carolina on Sep. 07, 2014 13:16
potpreneur (noun) : a person who grows or sells marijuana as a business
He moved to Colorado and became a potpreneur when marijuana became legal in that state.
Submitted by: Kathryn Webber from Texas on Sep. 06, 2014 16:02
seasy (adjective) : super easy
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 06, 2014 13:08
fulcrum (noun) : a point on a mallet or drumstick where the hand makes contact and varying pressure can be exerted to create different types of strokes
In traditional grip, your left hand has three fulcrums, your hand between your thumb and index knuckles, where your thumb and index finger meets, and between your middle and ring fingers.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 05, 2014 21:45
grustle (verb) : to work energetically
Submitted by: on Sep. 05, 2014 21:42
observationologist (noun) : a specialist in observing
Submitted by: on Sep. 05, 2014 10:59
Hilliography (noun) : a biography of Hillary Clinton
The complaint then was that networks would favor Mrs. Clinton's candidacy under the guise of providing entertainment; the committee threatened to boycott the debates held by networks that went ahead with their Hilliographies. —Alessandra Stanley, New York Times, September 3, 2014
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 05, 2014 10:10
protoscience (noun) : a field of study (such as cryptozoology or ufology) that has not become scientifically established but follows scientific method
Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 05, 2014 00:45
(noun) : a man who is a nurse
Submitted by: Sophie penn from North Carolina on Sep. 04, 2014 17:56
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