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veghead

a person with knowledge of an appreciation for traditional vegetarian cuisine; such person is probably, but not necessarily, a vegetarian English had no previous word for people with a More…

Vegicide

to kill a vegetarian; more commonly to feel a negative emotion toward a vegetarian This is a word coined at Sid Richardson College and is not taken literally in any sense of the More…

Velcro language

language that readily incorporates words from other languages apparent meaning: language that picks up words from other languages. The speaker was trying to convey some idea of English as a More…

Verb

(v.) Making a word into a verb. ="You can't just verb any word you want!" Etymology : Zero derivation of the noun "verb" into the verb "verb", because More…

verbing

to turn a word that is a different part of speech into a verb. =We can make a verb out of it by just verbing it. Etymology : Concatenation of noun “verb” with verb present More…

Verbularize

verbularize. verb+ (ular) + ize In jest, at the person who made fun of her =Well, to make a noun into a verb, just verbularize it. Etymology : to make into a verb. =Laura Wakin

verby

refers to words that seem like a verb served its purpose for the moment =Professor Kemmer, Ling 215 lecture

Vermontster

A dessert consisting of 20 scoops of ice cream, 4 bananas, 1 brownie, 3 chocolate cookies, whipped cream, hot fudge, and toppings. The concoction is served in a bucket that says the More…

Versace

Cool, desirable and often exclusive. A brand of designer clothes that is considered very cool and even more expensive. It has come to express something cool or desirable. =That Ferrari More…

Versatilier

More versatile, having more uses than something else. reason used: Toyota wants to put itself above its competitors as well as its own previous models of truck, so it claims that this new More…

VERSATILIER

more versatile Apparent meaning: more versatile Reason used: did not want to break pattern of –er words, so used versatilier instead of more versatile (‘I prefer this car, it is More…

vert

(noun) Short for vertical, referring to the vertical stack in ultimate frisbee. =“Make a vert stack in the endzone!” Etymology : clipping of the word 'vertical' M.Fr. vertical, More…

verticalize

to rotate 90 degrees until the longest side is pointing up and down; specifically done to trays at lunch tables Possible reasons used: to shorten the phrase ‘make our trays More…

vertically-challenged

Short, not tall =Don't call him short, he's vertically challenged. Etymology : compound formed from vertical + -ly (adv.) and challenge + ed =Conversation

verved

to be rudely shoved aside Zero-derivation of the noun “verve”, in this instance the band of the name “The Verve” (This formation came about to due a music video in More…

vestige

a trace, mark, or visible sign left by something vanished or lost; the smallest quantity or trace =Vestiges of these are still evident as mature pines and tamaracks, ginkos, tulip trees More…

Vexellent

Wonderfully excellent My friend first used this one when we were playing a drinking game. He made a good shot and said, “Vexellent.” He had visited Germany over the summer, More…

vfc

(ADJ) Very cold. =It's a way to express one's distaste for the weather in a subtle manner. Etymology : acronym of 'very fucking cold' ="it's vfc right More…

Vibe

Feelings, atmosphere. =This word is commonly used by college students, especially at Rice. A place with good “vibes” is the place to be. It is the specific feelings or atmosphere that a More…

vibe

(conversion) To approve of, to enjoy, to appreciate. “I totally vibe with your music choice right now.” =Conversion from “vibe” as a noun, meaning affect or mood (“What was the vibe at that More…


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