THE OPEN DICTIONARY
New Words & Slang
tormentous (adjective) : involving or causing torment
Submitted by: Teresa Konietzko from Minnesota on Jan. 21, 2015 09:43
dadly (adjective) : fatherly
Al is the best dadly dad I know in the neighborhood.
Submitted by: on Jan. 20, 2015 20:42
(noun) : the condition of forgetting why one has gone somewhere
My destinasia is kicking in again...I forgot what I was going to get upstairs.
Submitted by: Gordon Scott from Illinois on Jan. 20, 2015 12:47
(noun) : a word or phrase that brings about an unexpected twist to the interpretation of the previous part of the sentence
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 19, 2015 22:39
(noun) : a three-tined fork
Submitted by: Anonymous on Jan. 19, 2015 17:35
(noun) : the monthly recurrence of a date marking a notable event
The couple celebrated their first mensiversary at dinner.
Submitted by: Kara from Michigan on Jan. 18, 2015 18:03
(adjective) : able to be sold on eBay
Submitted by: Carol Yeager on Jan. 18, 2015 16:08
(noun) : trivial administrative details
The administrivia keeps getting in the way of educational best practices.
Submitted by: Stacy Hawthorne from Oregon on Feb. 20, 2015 14:34
(noun) : a person who stands up for the rights of others
Submitted by: Avery from North Carolina on Jan. 15, 2015 20:03
neblings (noun) : nieces and nephews
Submitted by: Yressolut from New York on Jan. 15, 2015 08:06
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