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heel turn (noun) : a change in a person from good to bad

Some fans characterized Mr. Stewart’s move as a heel turn, known by wrestling fans as an abrupt betrayal when an otherwise good guy suddenly switches to the dark side. —Katie Rogers, The New York Times, Aug. 24, 2015

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2015 09:58


(adjective) : amazing and awesome

Submitted by: Lauren from Canada on Sep. 02, 2015 15:30

authistpreneur (noun) : an author or artist who is an entrepreneur

Submitted by: DJ Geribo from New Hampshire on Aug. 20, 2015 11:32

giga coaster (noun) : a roller coaster that has a height or drop of between 300 and 399 feet

Altitude rather than velocity has become such a defining characteristic that rides that take advantage of their soaring heights have been given a name befitting a mammoth frame: the giga coaster. —Mekado Murphy, The New York Times, August 17, 2015

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2015 08:40


(verb) : to vent via text

Submitted by: Debra from Virginia on Aug. 15, 2015 09:29


(adverb) : four times

Submitted by: Justin Vega from North Dakota on Aug. 11, 2015 14:58

desolidify (verb) : to convert from a solid state to a liquid state

Don't leave the chocolate bar in the car or it will desolidify.

Submitted by: on Aug. 11, 2015 05:12


(verb) : to relax, recover, recuperate, and rejuvenate at the same time

After a long week of hard thinking and working out, I need to recoverate this weekend to allow my mind and body to relax, recover, recuperate, and rejuvenate so I can hit the ground running again on Monday.

Submitted by: Porter Coggins from Minnesota on Aug. 10, 2015 14:51

nurstastics (noun) : a baby's gymnastic movements while nursing

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 09, 2015 14:33

crowdsale (noun) : a mechanism to collect financial contributions using digital currency

In April, a start-up in Scotland raised $7 million dollars in just 5 hours via a crypto-coin crowdsale managed by another Bitcoin-based start-up loosely based in Seattle. —Kashmir Hill, Forbes (online), June 03, 2014

Submitted by: dexx on Aug. 07, 2015 10:15

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