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Palinism

(affixation) A malapropism, words that don’t make sense or don’t mean what the speaker intended even though they were consciously chosen =This wonderful word comes from VP Candidate Sarah More…

Palinsanity

The hype, excitement, and controversy that occurred after 2008 Republican Presidential candidate John McCain picked Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate. ='Palin' More…

PALINSANITY

great controversy,esp. shock and objection at Sarah Palin's appointment as vice presidential running mate of Republican Presidential candidate John McCain =In our Palinsanity, we need More…

pan-sexual

not choosing man or women as sexual preference =The pastry chef on Will and Grace was pan-sexual. =television

Pancake

An execution of a block in the game of football where the person being blocked is knocked down and lies flat like a pancake. =Term is coined because defenders are said to have been laid More…

Pancakeified

Squashed flat like a pancake (‘the sandwich in her backpack had been pancakeified’) Apparent meaning, etymology, and type of word formation: “Pancakeified” means More…

pandrogynous

(adjective) Embodying such a blend of cultures, attitudes, and styles that one's own identity becomes indecipherable. This is much more broad than androgyny, and extends past gender. More…

pano

Shorter form of panorama, esp. coming from a smartphone app rather than advanced photography equipment. =The formation of this clipping suggests that panoramas, once an advanced More…

Panormous

Really big; used to describe a new Pizza Hut product ="Try our new Panormous Pizza!" Etymology : "Pan" (a word associated with pizza) + "enormous" =TV More…

Panspermiate

To intentionally seed the precursors of life in a barren area, in the hopes of starting life. =Verb derived from noun panspermia, presumably to more easily sum up idea of assignment. More…

pantheon

A reference to all the gods of a religion collectively. =The pantheon of the Hindu religion is quite large. Etymology : pan (all) + theos (of the gods), from greek =Discovery Channel More…

pants

to pull down someone’s pants, especially when other people are around pants is not a verb form so this meaning was assigned as one =Pull up your jeans or I’ll pants you. More…

pantsflag

in flag football, to grasp part of the runner’s clothing in the course of attempting to grasp her flag Presumed reason for coinage concise shorthand for an experience shared by all More…

Pantsless

Without pants, not wearing pants. reason used: To fully describe the state of children as they grow up quickly, the author used a list of adjectives, one of which describes the children as More…

paparazzification

Apparent meaning: the act of capturing people’s personal life with cameras. Reason used: people who lived in spotlights are commonly chased down by paparazzis. Due to the incidents in More…

paper

To give out free tickets to a performance in a theatre in order to fill the seats. Used as a marketing technique. This word is a clipping of the phrase “paper the house”, which More…

Paper

(metonymy) Money; any type of paper currency that is used in the eonomic world =Slang term for money Etymology : Cultural (among the african american community) but has spread to be used More…

Paper (1)

Get on paper. Maybe business or legal jargon. Implies typing something up and printing it so it is ready to send. =Somebody had to paper it by Monday. Etymology : Zero derivation of More…

paper (2)

slang for money =I'm gettin' that paper today, gonna go buy a TV tomorrow. Etymology : metaphor for money being made of paper, thus money is paper =conversation with friend More…

paperizing

To be engaged in writing a paper. The speaker was trying to find an accurate and cute description for what she was doing. =I’m almost done paperizing, all I have left is the More…


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