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homoiconicity (noun) : a property of some computer programming languages in which the program structure is similar to its syntax and the program's internal representation can be inferred by reading the text's layout

One of the features of the Clojure programming language is homoiconicity.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 01, 2017 05:55


annoyitate (verb) : to annoy, aggravate, irritate, and frustrate someone

I get annoyitated when I'm running late and I drop my breakfast all over the floor.

Submitted by: Jada from Tennessee on Jan. 31, 2017 23:25


vermicompost (noun) : the product of the process of composting using various worm species and other organic material

We use vermicompost in our backyard garden as an affordable way to bulk-up the micro-nutrients of our soil.

Submitted by: Mary from California on Jan. 31, 2017 23:06


pugly

(adjective) : ugly in a cute way

I got a new goldfish yesterday and it's so pugly!

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 31, 2017 20:14


emojictionary (noun) : a dictionary of emojis : a book or electronic resource that lists the definitions and common interpretations of emojis

There's no way that emoji means "raise the roof." Raising the roof is totally passe. My 15 year-old told me that emoji means "double high-five." If the teenagers say it, it must be true. The teens wrote the emojictionary on this. They know.

Submitted by: Tucker Austin from Georgia Us on Jan. 30, 2017 22:31


thoughtscape (noun) : the topography or landscape of ideas

Multiculturalism has become an integral part of the American thoughtscape.

Submitted by: Shaun D Friday from California on Jan. 29, 2017 23:27


exahertz (noun) : one quintillion hertz

Submitted by: MARY DANIELSEN from Wisconsin on Jan. 29, 2017 22:19


festivications (noun) : ornamental displays usually associate with festivals and holidays

Yesterday I put away festivications.

Submitted by: Paul G. Williams from California on Jan. 29, 2017 12:55


Trumpian (adjective) : of, relating to, or characteristic of Donald Trump or the policies of his administration

For the past two months, he has spent his time publicly congratulating himself on his victory (while greatly exaggerating its scale) and taunting those he defeated; putting together a Cabinet of conservative ideologues, billionaires, and generals; blithely dismissing calls for him to divest his business interests; and—this almost every day—running his mouth on Twitter. In short, it has been a distinctly Trumpian transition. —John Cassidy, The New Yorker, January 4, 2017

Submitted by: Matt Marcus from Illinois on Jan. 29, 2017 11:30


coddiwomple (verb) : to travel in a purposeful manner toward an uncertain destination

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 28, 2017 01:31