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(clipping or initialism) Alcohol. Here, the first letter of the word alcohol is being used to refer to the word itself. This could either be considered a drastic form of clipping or a form of More…

A Barbie

It is used as a term by teenagers when referring to a pretty animate girl who is small body, pretty, blonde blue eyes much like a Barbie Doll. Originated from a pretty looking doll made by More…

A Dragon

(masculine gender) A boy who wears the gaudy Ed Hardy brand, marked by colorful faux-tattoo and toughness. The term is used to describe a boy with lots of confidence and unique style. More…

A-cups

(metonym) A non-carbonated alcoholic beverage. =A-cup is used as a measurement size, the smallest available within its category. As the smallest unit, used in this context it denotes weak, More…

a-tacular

Synonym of "great" ="This lab has been going a-tacular!" Etymology : Blend of "a-ok" (derived from "ok," meaning "acceptable") + More…

A.S.S. GRADUATE

A long-winded person (who's attended the "American Sidebartending School"). =Lingo used by journalists covering the O.J. Simpson Civil Trial. =Newsweek

A1

(compounding and clipping) expressing excellence; the best =This term originated from the word "A-1" used in 1834 by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping to designate ships in high More…

Abagaba

helicopter funny way of saying helicopter =That red abagaba flew by like a desert jet. Etymology : deletion =brother

abandonware

software that is no longer sold through retail channels or supported by its publisher ="Q-Island became abandonware so long ago that you probably won't even be able to find it More…

Abbrev’

(clipping) to shorten by omitting letters =This word is used in place of abbreviation usually by people who abbreviate too much. It tends to be used in a somewhat comical fashion most often More…

ABC

Used to refer to a an American of Chinese origin ="I was born in the United States, you know. I am sure you can tell that I am an ABC!" Etymology : Modern English abbreviation More…

ABCD

American-Born Confused Desi. It is used to negatively refer to Indian or Pakistani Americans born in the United States and having a lack of cultural values that their parents might have. More…

abeg

"I beg" or please “Abeg” can be classified under the word formation type blending because two words in Standard English, “I” and “beg”, are blended to More…

abeg

Please Abeg is derived from the term “I beg” in the English language. As a result of blending the “I” due to dialect and an accent has been replaced by an More…

Aberzombie

One who wears only clothing from the Abercrombie clothing store and is viewed as lacking in unique personality or independent taste in style. ("I thought he wore Abercrombie all the time More…

Ablated

Removal by surgical means. =The stenotele size gradient was abolished when the head was repeatedly removed from regenerating Hydra but not when the basal disc was repeatedly ablated. More…

Ableism

discrimination because of physical or mental disability =I've been dealing with ableism my whole life because I was born blind. Etymology : Probably a derivation of the adjective More…

Abreeves

Clipped from abbreviation; has the same meaning as abbreviation, meaning a shorter way of stating a term. =I never text in full words - I just use abreves. Etymology : Abbreviation More…

Abridger

(Narrowing) A person who shortens or abridges an animated television series, generally of the genre called “anime” (meaning an animated series that is Japanese in origin), in order to make More…

Abroadies

Students who are studying abroad. =Rather than naming all of their friends who are studying abroad at any given time, Rice University students often refer them collectively as the More…


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