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Galaps

(clipping) Something from the Galapagos islands such as Galapagos tortoises or finches. Can perhaps also be used to refer to the islands themselves. =“Wanna go feed the galaps with me?” More…

Gallowalker

A person who uses Jeff Galloway’s principles of taking walking breaks during a long race in order to be able to complete longer distances than they would be able to if they ran the More…

gameaholic (215)

one who is addicted to playing video games; a blend of ‘gamer’ and ‘alcoholic’ =This term is a blending of the word ‘gamer’ and ‘alcoholic’ and clipping by taking off the end of ‘gamer’ More…

Gameify

Turning tedious work into a game. =By adding suffix –fy to game, the meaning of the word turned into verb, and it has a new meaning with addition of the suffix. As –fy means “to make More…

Gameplay

All aspects of a videogame that the player interacts with, including controls, game mechanics, dialogue, graphics, story, etc. =Bioshock Infinite's gameplay was a lot more developed More…

gamerspeak

(of gamer and speak) describing the psuedo-language that video game players use to express their successes and failures. =Giving a name to the language that is fast being used and developed More…

gamertag

an Xbox Live user account When you sign up for the Xbox Live service, you must create a user account. The targeted selling market for the Xbox 360 is young adult males between the ages of More…

Gamez

Pieces of entertainment software (games) that are made freely available on the internet despite copyright laws. (‘This gamez site has some great software; you should check it More…

gamification

To turn some routine task into a game. Can also be used to discuss the role of games in the educational world. ="The gamification of education is affecting our children!" More…

Gang-bang

To overwhelm from all facets of the situation, by quantity and difficulty Apparent meaning, etymology, and type of word formation: “Gang-bang” in this case has undergone a shift More…

Gang-gang

(Exclamation) An exclamation made by someone when they are with a group of people with whom they associate themselves =Gang-gang is probably the strangest neologism in this list. There is More…

gangsta

Gangster; a member of a gang; one who exhibits extreme coolness Gangsta is associative of rap music and listeners. This neologism underwent a suffix pronunciation alteration common to More…

gangsta (1)

(egghorn) a member of an urban criminal or street gang, thug. =“I think I saw this gangsta on Main Street last week.” Etymology : It is an egghorn confused with the original word More…

Gangstar

Word used to make fun of individuals who act tough; imitation gangsters. [Slang insult] Funny word used to make fun of people who try to act cool even though everyone knows they’re More…

Ganja

Another term to describe marijuana. I research the term up on the internet, and the meaning that corresponds to their context was marijuana/weed/pot. Ganja actually derives from the Hindi More…

gank

To steal, rip off It is speculated that it is related to "gang," developed from "ganged up on" or something similar to "ganged" and eventually "ganked." =Girl, I can't be played or ganked More…

gank

To take from a person without their knowledge or consent. It was coined as a euphemism for steal. =He didn’t buy that, he ganked it from the store. =A friend

gank

To get killed by surprise by many people on a computer game. This word was form in the early 90's from gang and hijack but it meant to rob or con. In the 21th century this word is now used More…

Gank

to take, especially by grabbing or yanking. In its most common context, GANK evokes idea of stealing. In modern usage, it has undergone broadening, and is interchangeable with the word More…

gank

To take and carry away the property of another without authorization. Used in the same context as stealing, or taking. The action of taking something which does not belong to you. ='Stop More…


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