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safety shorts (noun) : shorts worn under a short dress or skirt

She wears safety shorts under her dress to avoid potentially exposing her underwear.

Submitted by: sara from California on May. 28, 2015 18:51

nonfictioneer (noun) : a writer of nonfiction

Nonfictioneer Laurence Ross is here to help those who need to slow down a bit and take it one tale at the time. —M.E Riley, www.bayoumagazine.org, March 15, 2013

Submitted by: Jaheim Tobie Tumu from Liberia on May. 28, 2015 10:04

proceduralize

(verb) : to create a procedure for

The employees know how to complete the task, but we should proceduralize the process and make it official.

Submitted by: Ruth DePaoli from Utah on May. 27, 2015 15:19

bestie

(noun) : best friend

Mary is my bestie.

Submitted by: Falkor from Missouri on May. 26, 2015 19:24

piroflip (noun) : a turning flip performed by a remote controlled model helicopter

The pilot did piroflips very close to the ground.

Submitted by: Michael Lick from Tennessee on May. 25, 2015 21:55

nerditity (noun) : the quality or state of being nerdy

His level of nerditity defies description.

Submitted by: Stu Miller from Florida on May. 22, 2015 07:41

euthymic (adjective) : stable or neutral in mood

Submitted by: Cathy from Ohio on May. 18, 2015 09:58

textpectation (noun) : the experience of anticipating a text

Submitted by: ben from Texas on May. 18, 2015 09:33

derp

(interjection) : -used to express actual or feigned ignorance or stupidity

Submitted by: Anonymous on May. 17, 2015 12:36

neuronics (noun) : the study of the brain and the nervous system : neuroscience

Submitted by: on May. 15, 2015 13:01

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