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no, negative =-Want to go swimming? -That's a neg. =a Wiessman

Neg

used as a function word to emphasize a following negative or to introduce a more emphatic, explicit, or comprehensive statement My friend wanted a quick way of rejecting me. More…

negative(s)

the contra-movement of an exercise, especially if performed with a slow and controlled motion. For example: the “positive” of bench press is the exertion direction, e.g. pushing More…

Negativize

To make negative; to negate. Coming from a mathematics lecturer at Rice, negativize had a very fixed meaning: to make the numerical value of something negative. Interestingly, he chose to More…

Negatize

to switch a number's sign; to make a positive number negative =And then you just negatize those two. Etymology : 'negate' (possibly + '-ive') + '-ize' =overheard in a conversation More…

negatize

To make a number that was formerly positive, or formerly positive negative, flipping its sign. Distinct from "negate" as "negate" could possibly also mean in this More…

negatory

a negative response to a question, slang ="Are you going to the party?" Response: "Negatory." Etymology : 'nega-'(tive) + '-tory' (adj ending) More…

Negatude

Negative attitude. A mood and/or attitude that is discomforting, negative, and pessimistic. =Don't bring that negatude around me. Etymology : Blending of "negative" + More…

negfive

in College BowlTM and related competitions, the act of interrupting the moderator with an incorrect answer, thus earning a five-point score deduction Presumed reason for coinage The negfive More…

negged

Annoyed by someone though breaking a rule. The word puts a spin on an old word to indicate a specific feeling. =It's twice as much fun now that I don't have to be worried about being More…

Negging

(metonymy) The use of backhanded or negative compliments in order to make them feel less confident in order to gain their approval or make them more open to advances from the person doing More…

Negrotiation

Negotiation between two African-Americans, esp. a deal that can only be made between two African-Americans. Presumed reason for coinage The film attempted to portray Mr. King as a More…

nelogisms

Nemore

any longer; nowadays, presently =Used exactly like the word this stems from "anymore". simply an alternative spelling of it, using the exact sounds of the word, rather than the More…

neo-geo

Relating to a contemporary art style, usually characterized by geometric shapes with abstract meanings. Neo-Geo was originally a noun, and is a contracted form for Neo-Geometric More…

neo-noir

Done in a recent version of the film noir style. Film noir is a style of movies that enjoyed its height of popularity in the golden age of movies. The writer here means to indicate that the More…

Neocon

A modern type of conservative Word to describe someone's political leanings Etymology : 'neo' + 'conservative' =New York Times

neoligism

word or phrase that is new to a language =This word is a neologism. Etymology : from Germ. 'Neologismus' used in contxt of coining phrase =Professor

neolivore

(derivation) One who actively looks for neologisms in everyday usage. =Used to describe the students looking up neologisms for this project by others who do not have such an assignment. A More…

neologayism

A derogatory term for a neologism, incorporating the word ‘gay’ as the offensive slang for a homosexual. Used by a frustrated Linguistics student whose word journal contained More…


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