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hangry

(adjective) : angry and hungry

Submitted by: Elmer g from Texas on Nov. 12, 2014 12:23

Brazilian jiu jitsu (noun) : a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially hand-to-hand fighting

Submitted by: Bjjjunkie from Arizona on Nov. 12, 2014 11:46

scorable

(adjective) : able to be scored

So that stuff in congressional jargon is not scorable; the Congressional Budget Office won't count that as savings, so we're setting that aside. —Barack Obama, Speech to American Medical Association http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office, June 15, 2009

Submitted by: on Nov. 12, 2014 11:22

chatative (adjective) : often chatting online

Submitted by: Santosh Sethuraman from India on Nov. 12, 2014 09:19

mathing (noun) : the act of doing math

Submitted by: Magnificat HS Stage Crew from Ohio on Nov. 11, 2014 22:36

batopphobia (noun) : the fear of very tall things (such as skyscrapers or mountains)

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 11, 2014 20:28

taxaphobia (noun) : the fear of paying taxes

Submitted by: Anonymous on Nov. 11, 2014 12:14

luncheteria (noun) : lunchroom

Eric went to the luncheteria each day during his break to eat his lunch and socialize with his coworkers.

Submitted by: Eric from New Jersey on Nov. 09, 2014 11:26

crab mentality

(noun) : the negative attitude of someone who tries to prevent someone else from succeeding

Submitted by: on Nov. 09, 2014 08:45

crabology

(noun) : the study of the negative attitude of someone who tries to prevent someone else from succeeding

Submitted by: Johnny from Texas on Nov. 09, 2014 08:41

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