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hashtaggery (noun) : the crafting or use of hashtags for social media posts

It's irritating to read tweets that are clogged up with rampant hashtaggery.

Submitted by: Laurie from New York on Aug. 27, 2016 13:00

alt-right (noun) : adherents of far-right ideologies that are an alternative to mainstream conservatism

Broadly, the alt-right is a loose collection of bloggers, activists, intellectuals, and media figures. It's conservative but unconcerned with the usual right-wing platform of low spending, low taxes, and small government. Instead, the alt-right is preoccupied with the status of white America... —Jamelle Bouie, Slate, AUG. 25, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 26, 2016 12:37

burkini (noun) : a swimsuit usually of two pieces worn by some Muslim women that completely covers the body

In my mind, the burkini was always the practical, inevitable swimwear goal; the final stage in my journey to becoming a proper hijabi. —ROMAISSAA BENZIZOUNE, The New York Times, AUG. 26, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 26, 2016 08:32

arthropodology (noun) : a biological discipline concerned with the study of arthropods, insects, arachnids etc., that have jointed limbs

The first annual Conference on Medical Arthropodology was held in Madurai (Tamil Nadu) in 2007. —https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthropodology

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 25, 2016 20:25

frazzle-mouthed (adjective) : extremely tired : exhausted

Submitted by: on Aug. 24, 2016 04:16

equallyoked (noun) : relating to a couple in a multicultural society who share the same civil identities and who may be either going steady, engaged, or married

They are an equallyoked couple living in a multicultural society.

Submitted by: John from New Hampshire on Aug. 23, 2016 19:19


(noun) : one who finds intelligence the most sexually attractive feature

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 23, 2016 10:59

euneirophrenia (noun) : the peace of mind that comes from having pleasant dreams

Submitted by: Cheryl Forwood from Australia on Aug. 22, 2016 23:24

constitutive resistance (noun) : bacterial resistance to antibiotics contained within the bacterial genome

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 22, 2016 22:10

pseudogymnoascus destructans (noun) : a fungus which causes white-nose syndrome in bats

Submitted by: Anonymous on Aug. 22, 2016 19:36