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perceptoid (noun) : an n-dimensional virtual entity which exists to interpret the input from a coupled higher dimension and output some value which corresponds to this input as it changes over time

We used a perceptoid to control the music by waving our hands and shaking our heads.

Submitted by: Nathaniel Dwight Gibson from New Mexico on Aug. 01, 2016 09:15

transload (verb) : to move freight from one container into another container or from one form of transportation to another form of transportation

John's truck broke down and he had to transload his freight off his trailer into another driver's trailer.

Submitted by: Roland Williamson from Missouri on Jul. 28, 2016 14:27


(adjective) : mysteriously suspicious

In a very small town, the unknown woman was found to be very mysticious.

Submitted by: Zharia Gibson from Mississippi on Jul. 27, 2016 20:13

litigarchy (noun) : government controlled by lawyers

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2016 14:17

architectophile (noun) : a person with a strong interest in architecture : a fan of architecture

Brandon showed himself to be a true architectophile as he gave us a tour of the Frank Gehry masterpiece.

Submitted by: Kimberley McCullough from California on Jul. 26, 2016 15:22

short-termism (noun) : concentration on short-term projects or objectives for immediate profit

One reason the question of short-termism still hasn’t been settled is that the answer is fundamentally unknowable. There is no control group; we can’t compare the performance of America with short-termism to that of America devoid of short-termism - or even prove beyond a doubt that short-termism exists in the first place. —Roger L. Martin, Harvard Business Review HBR.org, 10/9/2015

Submitted by: Brian from New York on Jul. 25, 2016 09:13

noodie (noun) : a sweatshirt without a hood

Where'd you get your noodie? It's so cute!

Submitted by: maggie kravchuk from Illinois on Jul. 24, 2016 10:31

policism (noun) : hostility toward police officers

With all of the recent attacks on police officers, it appears that policism is prevalent today.

Submitted by: on Jul. 23, 2016 14:57

policist (adjective) : prejudiced against police officers

Submitted by: Louis Eble from Michigan on Jul. 23, 2016 10:26


(noun) : a fun and entertaining way of giving information

Submitted by: Esther Nortey from Arizona on Jul. 21, 2016 22:33