Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
The Open Dictionary

New Words & Slang

Archives
  • Search Entries

  • Suggest Your Own

    Have a word that belongs here? Please Submit It


Browse All

insomnitunity (noun) : insomnia used as an opportunity to get work done

Since I could not sleep, I used the insomnitunity to work on my assignments.

Submitted by: on Nov. 03, 2017 18:53


intersneeze (noun) : the moment in between sneezes

After smelling the roses, I sneezed immediately; however, my intersneeze allowed me to catch my balance before I sneezed again.

Submitted by: Daryl from Iowa on Nov. 03, 2017 12:31


tweetoric

(noun) : online postings designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect but often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content

I find the President's latest tweetoric on immigration policy lacking in detail or usefulness.

Submitted by: Bob from Virginia on Nov. 01, 2017 12:56


Gospotainment (noun) : Gospel-based entertainment

We had a Gospotainment experience at the theater today.

Submitted by: Chibuikem from Nigeria on Oct. 31, 2017 07:04


nanocylinder (noun) : a nano-sized cylinder

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 30, 2017 19:51


kabocha squash (noun) : a round, green winter squash

I prepared some kabocha squash by adding butter and salt and baking at 400 degrees for 40 minutes.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 30, 2017 15:20


credibalize (verb) : to make something or someone credible : to make someone or something convincing or believable

The writer credibalized his paper by citing numerous reputable sources.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Oct. 29, 2017 15:06


religiomisia (noun) : hatred of a religion or religious group

Religiomisia, or any other form of hate, has no place in a democratic society.

Submitted by: Andy from Canada on Oct. 29, 2017 11:17


gropioid epidemic (noun) : a rash of reported gropings : a large number of instances of unwanted touching

The numerous recently reported gropings of celebrity women by men has led commentators to dub the occurrences the gropioid epidemic.

Submitted by: on Oct. 26, 2017 12:10


womanspreading (noun) : the practice whereby a woman, especially one traveling on public transportation, adopts a sitting position with her belongings around herself, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats

They started a campaign to discourage womanspreading.

Submitted by: on Oct. 25, 2017 13:03