THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
twerking (noun) : a bouncing or jerking movement of the hips in hip-hop dance
Twerking is the latest dance craze made famous by Miley herself. —Korina Lopez, USA TODAY, July 4, 2013
Submitted by: Opiyo from New York on Aug. 22, 2013 21:41
(noun) : a person who converses
After the client left our office we spoke of how he was quite the conversator.
Submitted by: on Aug. 28, 2013 12:08
(verb) : to rewrite computer code for improved efficiency and function
I need to refactor this method in order to make the code more readable.
Submitted by: Palamedes from Georgia Us on Aug. 22, 2013 11:41
viewability (noun) : the extent at which something can be viewed
The viewability of the new display was enhanced with greater contrast, brightness, and pixel density.
Submitted by: Smitty from Ohio on Aug. 22, 2013 09:02
oppisity (noun) : something that is the opposite or nearly the opposite of something else
Submitted by: ben from California on Aug. 22, 2013 03:52
hurracanous (adjective) : relating to, characteristic of, or constituting a hurricane
These weather conditions are hurracanous!
Submitted by: Matt Sloane from Georgia Us on Aug. 21, 2013 19:18
confusticated (adjective) : confused and frustrated
This new computer system at work has me so confusticated!
Submitted by: Jeannette Hoffman from Pennsylvania on Aug. 21, 2013 16:26
nervocited (adjective) : nervous and excited
I am so nervocited for my concert tonight.
Submitted by: Teri,Truman & Tyler Simmon from Texas on Aug. 21, 2013 11:05
(adjective) : insane : crazy
Submitted by: Angie from California on Oct. 21, 2013 18:54
unemployee (noun) : someone who is unemployed
The level of unemployees drastically rose since the Great Depression.
Submitted by: Leonard from Netherlands on Aug. 19, 2013 11:08
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