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GARDEN BURGER

A hamburger made with a non-meat, vegetarian patty instead of beef, served by Rice University Food Service. Also gardenburger. =The garden burger is a healthy alternative to a hamburger. More…

gardening

(semantic change via metaphor) To either trim or groom one’s pubic hair. Speakers originally used “gardening” to refer to cultivating or working in a garden. Over time, female speakers More…

Garriage

A consensual marriage between two people of the same sex. =Used when describing a homosexual married couple Etymology : Marriage, being the legal bond between two parties and g replacing More…

Gas

(metonymy) Pertaining to the baseball community in order to describe how a pitcher is throwing. Describes that a pitcher is throwing very hard or at a great velocity =A pitcher that is More…

Gas (1)

(Metaphor) To boost someone’s ego, to lift someone up, pump up =Despite generally having a connotation that is more negative or icky (from it’s association with flatulence and gasoline) it More…

Gas (5)

(Noun) An Irish slang word that means hilarious, fun, or a joke. =In the context it was used in Blacklist, I assumed it meant entertaining or amusing, because the character said “this is More…

Gassed

(New meaning) Exhausted, spent. =Finals week had me gassed. Etymology : From gas “supply with/poison with gas,” from Greek khaos “empty space.” =Friend

Gastrique

(borrowing from French) A sauce made from a heating up a combination of vinegar and sugar until the sugar is full dissolve. Other ingredients may be added in to make the sauce to make it More…

gat (1)

gun =Found in hip hop culture Etymology : unknown

gatcho

(borrowed) a word meaning extremely =This word is used to emphasize to almost an exaggerated extent when combined with fairly simple words such as in "gatcho good" or as in More…

Gate Rape

(Compounding) The TSA airport screening procedure =It is used to denote how irritating such screening procedures are at the airport. It is a derogatory term for screening procedure. It was More…

Gate rape

The airport screening procedure at a security gate. The word is a compound of two nouns, gate and rape. The word exaggerates the unethical aspect of the screening procedure using the More…

Gate Rape (1)

A term used to express displeasure with the additional screening measures introduced by the TSA in mid-2010. These measures include either using a body scanner resulting in nude pictures of More…

Gate-rape

The TSA airport screening procedure, which involves either a full-body X-ray scan or an "enhanced" pat down by the TSA guards. Etymology : Gate 'Airplance entrance' + More…

Gatesian

Characterized by a selfish desire to exert oppressive control over an industry. (‘The OSR2 cover-up is no doubt a Gatesian plot.’) Specifically, Gatesian is used when writers More…

gator

To display a company's ad when a person visits a rival company's Web site. Use the name of that particular software to indicate a certain action. =These sites gator annoying ad windows all More…

Gator-Roll

(metaphor/blending) A dance coined by an alligator hunter where one rolls around on the floor like a crocodilian “death-roll.” It looks similar to the stop, drop and roll method of More…

Gatorade

(Derivation) Any type of sports drink. =Mostly used by athletes. If you ask for a Gatorade, you might get a Powerade or some other brand of sports drink. ="I'm exhausted, I More…

gats and glocks

Describes real powerful handguns that usually imply death as the motive of using the guns =We’ll just pull out our gats and glocks and make you cold. Etymology : Clipping More…

gay-straight man

a new strain of heterosexual male spawned in Manhattan as the result of overexposure to fashion, exotic cuisine, musical theatre and antique furniture. Etymology : a combination of More…


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