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(noun) : a dance move in which one drops the head forward while simultaneously raising one arm and holding it bent over the face and raising the other arm and holding it out and up at a 45 degree angle

I was dancing and then I did a dab.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 27, 2016 14:49

galaxical (adjective) : pertaining to a galaxy

Submitted by: Audrey Ali from Texas on Apr. 26, 2016 19:00

epitomically (adverb) : in the manner of an epitome

Epitomically, Harvard University stands above the rest as a school that puts effort into and generates prestige.

Submitted by: Justin Fanelli from Virginia on Apr. 25, 2016 14:54

manologue (noun) : the long speech of a man who monopolizes a conversation : monologue by a man

The manologue takes many forms, but is characterized by the proffering of words not asked for, of views not solicited and of arguments unsought. It is underwritten by the doubtful assumption that the audience will naturally be interested, and that this interest will not flag. —Julia Baird, The New York Times, April 20, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2016 12:57

photomorph (verb) : to alter (digital images) with image-editing software especially by blending or distorting

Submitted by: paramorph from Texas on Apr. 21, 2016 10:47

colorbetical (adjective) : arranged in the order of colors in a rainbow

I like to keep my clothes hanging in a colorbetical layout.

Submitted by: Rynn from Maryland on Apr. 21, 2016 10:22

plurationalism (noun) : pluralistic rationalism : commitment to reason regardless of worldview

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2016 07:11

agnostophobia (noun) : fear of the unknown

Submitted by: Tehilan from Australia on Apr. 21, 2016 05:25

nanoeconomics (noun) : the economic environment or activities pertaining to a single family or household

Nanoeconomics is the convergence of personal finance and home economics.

Submitted by: Miles Bosworth from Florida on Apr. 18, 2016 12:41

confustration (noun) : confusion and frustration

Submitted by: Adam Wendt from Ohio on Apr. 13, 2016 10:29