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(clipping, derivation) A state of mind in which a person is very excited about something; does not necessarily imply visible excitement, although it includes this state, as well =This word More…

Hyper-bowl-e

(NOUN) n. The absurd levels of excitement observed in many young American males before the Superbowl. =“The senior guys’ room is rife with hyper-bowl-e in the weeks leading up to the big More…

Hyper-partisanship

The state of a political body voting and agreeing only with their associated party, even when it defies the beliefs of the constituents. A time of extreme partisanship. =The House of More…

hypercool

Describing something that is not at all cool. Used in a sneering fashion. A direct translation of the French word (hypercool), presumably chosen because it sounds rather silly in English. More…

hyperly

((suffixation)) synonym to extremely, very ="I'm hyperly excited for this!" Etymology : hyper ‘over, above, beyond, to excess’ + -ly (adverbial suffix). Hyper is from Greek More…

hyperpartisan

Extremely partisan =Derived from partisan by adding the prefix -hyper, in the sense of “excessively or extremely” rather than “over”. Etymology : From partisan =“...that are seized on More…

hyphie

(noun) Something that is really cool or exciting. ="The new skate park is totally hyphie." Etymology : A derivation of the word "hyped", to be used as a noun. More…

Hyphy (9)

A specific type of rap music from the Bay Area in California OR the fast-paced actions associated with the dancing to this music =Originating from Northern California, hyphy is short for More…

Hypotenize

To take a shortcut by traversing a path consisting of the longest leg of a right triangle. Apparent meaning: to take a shortcut, i.e. to traverse a 'hypotenuse' of two paths at right More…

hypotenuse

(hypotenuse; hypotenusing) When walking, to cut a corner and walk at an angle off the intended path. Instead of waling along two paths that form a right angle, walk along the line that forms More…

hypotenusing

(from hypotenuse (n) to hypotenuse (v); to cut across to shorten your path) To take a shortcut in one's path in order to shorten the length of the distance one must walk, usually by a More…

hypotenusize

To walk in a straight line to a target instead of following a path which contains turns In particular, if a sidewalk makes a 90 degree turn, then walking along it corresponds to walking More…

HYPS

Abbreviation from 4 of the best colleges in the United States. ‘H’ refers to Harvard, ‘Y’ refers to Yale, ‘P’ refers to Princeton and ‘S’ refers to Stanford. Since these four schools are More…


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