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bagel

to be held scoreless Most tennis tournaments are held over the course of a weekend and require players to play multiple matches in a day. At tournaments bagels are commonly eaten by players More…

Bagel

A set of tennis in which one player holds the other to zero games; a 6-0 set. =The term, ‘bagel’ comes metaphorically from the fact that the zero on the scorecard looks like a bagel. It More…

bagelesque

(adjective ending -esque meaning to resemble added to the word bagel) a word for bagel-like foods =“I mean, sure, they’re bagelesque, but they’re just no substitute.” =Used by a Rice More…

bagelshop

humorously refers to a fantasy football player that consistently nets a zero (or near-zero) in points =Time to hit up my favorite bagelshop this week, Brandon Marshall! Etymology : More…

baggler

A fry found in a fast food bag, outside of the fry holder ="Whoever put my food into this bag did a really bad job, there are a bunch of bagglers in here." Etymology : A blend More…

BAGGRAVATION

A feeling of annoyance and anger one endures at the airport when his bags have not arrived at the baggage carousel but everyone else's bags have =Nancy couldn't help but feel baggravation More…

bagless

(of a vacuum) lacking a bag The e-mail in which the word “bagless” appeared offered no description of the manner in which the bagless vacuum worked. None of the links in the More…

bago

Wine packaged in a plastic bag =We were all drinking bago last night because we couldn’t afford anything more expensive. Etymology : from "bag o' wine" derived from "bag o' wine" More…

bagside

The side of a person’s body where a gigantic purse or messenger bag is carried =You tend to see this a lot with women carrying a bag or purse on their shoulder almost half their size. This More…

Bail

having to leave a situation or a place This word is linked to the traditional and more common usage of bailing (releasing) someone out of jail. Bail in its slang context is meant to take a More…

Baka

(Borrowing) Crazy, ridiculous, stupid, foolish. 'Baka' came into English in a manner similar to that of 'kamikaze'. 'Kamikaze' was borrowed into the More…

baked

(zero derivation) another term for being be really high, usually from smoking marijuana. Characteristics of being baked include dry mouth, red eyes, and a sudden desire to consume large More…

Baldwin

a handsome male Originated from the actor Alec Baldwin. Alec Baldwin is famous for his roles as a tough male. He has played detectives, murderers, and other parts such as these. His More…

Baleeted

An exclamation used to convey the feeling of utter defeat. bastardization of deleted, quoted on www.homestarrunner.com c. 8/04 It referred to an e-mail being deleted in the cartoon, but More…

balk

A baseball term used for describing an illegal motion that allows base runners to advance. A foul of any kind, not isolated to baseball; a social mistake The new definition of balk came More…

balkanized

split into pieces Balkanize means to split up two or more hostile parties. This term is used as a metaphor for the division of the Balkan peninsula. =Did you see them fighting? They just More…

ball

to play basketball Derived from the noun that is used to play the sport. Friends use it frequently. =Let’s go ball. Etymology : Clipping of (Basket)ball =Conversation with friends

Ball

To give or pass a ball in a soccer game =I first heard this word when one of my teammate during soccer practice implied he wanted the ball by saying "ball me." Instead of saying More…

ball (2)

(VERB) A high status of popularity or glory in terms of skill, personality, or any desirable trait. ='To ball' is used to refer to playing basketball but then became to mean to be More…

Ball (3)

Playing your hardest in a sport that involves a ball =Ball literally means a round object. However, when used in its new context, ball is a metonymy referring to sports that involve a More…


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