THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
(adverb) : in a minor way : slightly
Submitted by: Emily Bailey from Indiana on Aug. 27, 2014 14:03
oronym (noun) : one of a pair of words or phrases that consist of the same phonemes but have different divisions between words, such as "I scream" and "ice cream"
Submitted by: Joseph Carmack from Maine on Jun. 13, 2014 00:01
(noun) : the speech used by toddlers
Submitted by: Sarah from Pennsylvania on Jun. 12, 2014 19:09
demoliverable (noun) : any software development done solely for the purpose of demonstrating to executives
I don't have time to fix a production bug because I have to finish my demoliverable for Monday's presentation.
Submitted by: Steve Finch from Georgia Us on Jun. 11, 2014 20:25
(adverb) : possibly but most likely not
I have said naybe to her fifth request.
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 11, 2014 13:45
politefully (adverb) : politely
Submitted by: Scott Dulecki from Michigan on Jun. 10, 2014 13:34
Phagwah (noun) : a Hindu spring festival during which people throw colored powder or water at each other
Submitted by: on Jun. 08, 2014 19:11
textitive (adjective) : given to texting : often sending text messages
Submitted by: Richard Conroy from Ohio on Jun. 07, 2014 21:58
fracker (noun) : one who injects fluid into shale beds at high pressure in order to free up petroleum resources (such as oil or natural gas)
Submitted by: Lucia Polachini from Brazil on Jun. 07, 2014 18:10
(noun) : an image or hyperlink that appears when a cursor is moved over a specific point on a web page
Submitted by: Annie Smith from Alabama on Jun. 07, 2014 14:14
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