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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…

abroadness

the state of being abroad; state of being outside of one's country of residence for the purpose of higher education This word is simply shorter than that phrase "being overseas for the More…

Abs

(Metonymy) It is exercises that work your abdominal muscles. It is exercises like crunches, sit ups, and stuff, so it works your abdominal muscles. =To get a six-pack, you must do 10 sets More…

absatively

A blend of positively and absolutely that intensifies the meanings of both; certainly, completely, decidedly ="No. Absatively out of the question." Etymology : Blend of More…

absco

someone who leaves secretly and hides himself/herself from others. =The term was most likely coined as a shortening of absconder, similarly to how info is a clipping of information. More…

Absoludicrous

An embarrassing situation Blending two words in that manner always creates something out of the ordinary which is sure to catch the listener’s attention. The unusual pronunciation of More…

absoludicrous

Something that is so bizarre or outrageous it is simply ludicrous. It was used as a cute, clever expression for something considered bizarre or absurd. =Recently used by a friend to More…

absoludicrous

Used to characterize a notion that is preposterous and outrageous This term could be used when someone is particularly annoyed to describe something that they think is completely More…

Absoludicrous 2

Absolutely crazy. Ludicrous beyond normal proportions =That party last night was absoludicrous Etymology : Blending and clipping of absolu-tely and lu-dicrous =First used by Mr. T, More…

Absolute

Being close to death in a video game. =This adjective was coined in the Halo competitive scene to describe when opponents and allies were vulnerable. It is probably a shortening of the More…

abstakiss

(abstain + kiss) to abstain from kissing =' I can't abstakiss' Etymology : ab(s)- "from, away from" + tenere "to hold" + cyssan "to kiss," More…

Abyssality

the state of being unfathomable or inscrutable I am not sure why Spivak coined this word. She writes somewhat pretentiously so perhaps she wished to sound affected and intelligent. More…

acabowl

The lovely grassy space in the courtyard at Wiess. Acabowl is a blending and clipping of "Academic Bowl," a football game played annually in the courtyard at Wiess College during the More…

academ

Student who majors in the Humanities or Social Sciences at Rice University. Another college subject area that is clipped; many college subjects and areas of study are clipped as part of More…

Academ

A student who focuses his/her studies on the non-science/engineering areas, such as English, History, Sociology, etc The term "academ" which describes a non-engineering/science student is More…

ACADEM

A student of the humanities. This term is common slang on the Rice campus. It serves to distinguish humanities students from engineering or science students. Its use is so frequent that More…

Academ (3)

a student majoring in the liberal arts, humanities, or social sciences =The term ‘academ’ was clipped from the word ‘academic,’ thus producing a noun describing a person who studies More…


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