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nanoeconomics (noun) : the economic environment or activities pertaining to a single family or household

Nanoeconomics is the convergence of personal finance and home economics.

Submitted by: Miles Bosworth from Florida on Apr. 18, 2016 12:41

confustration (noun) : confusion and frustration

Submitted by: Adam Wendt from Ohio on Apr. 13, 2016 10:29


(noun) : a smokeless tobacco product of moist pulverized tobacco

Fans and players are prohibited from using all tobacco products including smoke-free products like vaporizers, chewing tobacco, and snus. —Henry McKenna, Boston.com, April 12, 2016

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 12, 2016 07:55

snownado (noun) : a tornado-like formation of snow

Submitted by: Sharon from Indiana on Apr. 08, 2016 17:30

intactivist (noun) : a person who opposes circumcision and especially the non-medically necessary circumcision of male infants

U.S. law leaves the ultimate decision of whether or not to circumcise children up to each parent, to be made after consultation with doctors. But intactivists believe that this decision should lie with the affected parties: parents should not circumcise children without their consent. —Sarah Holder, The Yale Herald, December 4, 2015

Submitted by: Trent Carroll from New York on Apr. 08, 2016 17:11

techknowledgy (adjective) : having knowledge of technology

Submitted by: Jonte\' Love from Tennessee on Apr. 08, 2016 15:53


(adjective) : unfair or unequal

Submitted by: Lucas Pokrywa from Canada on Apr. 08, 2016 05:16

reclaimification (noun) : reclamation

Submitted by: Nathaniel Kemp from Nevada on Apr. 08, 2016 02:50

broken nester (noun) : a parent whose child has died

Submitted by: Penelope J Wheater from Mississippi on Apr. 07, 2016 08:48

qualilicious (adjective) : delicious and of good quality

The the dinner we had last night at Robert's house was qualilicious.

Submitted by: Fernando from California on Apr. 06, 2016 12:46