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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 1960's, 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…

Academ(2)

A student who studies Humanities or Social Sciences at Rice =Academ majors tend to have quite a bit of flexibility in the classes they require you to take, allowing you to focus on what More…

acatramp (215)

trampoline in the Wiess courtyard =This term is a blending of the words ‘academic’ and ‘trampoline’, as well as a clipping of both words. It was coined by those at Wiess College who wanted More…

Accentify

The process of adding the accent marks to something written in another language, e.g. Spanish =Proper Spanish grammar requires placing the accent marks in the correct places. Because this More…

accessory

a derogatory term for a usually female date, in which she possesses no redeeming qualities except for her appearance; example – “Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends are More…

accountabilibuddy

a person who assists another in keeping them responsible for their actions and to prevent them from doing certain things =The term is a blending of “accountability” and “buddy”. An More…

Acha

[Slang] Contraction of “at you,” used in fast speech or as a shorthand form in writing Literally means “at you,” and taken from “at you,” which in fast More…

Acquaintance

Term used to refer to someone known personally that you do not like but do not want to state that you do not like - therefore used also as a euphemism. Often used to refer to someone you More…

acquisition

to use the file-sharing program Acquisition to download music or other media files Zero derivation: as with Google, the proper noun Acquisition is made into a verb, which in this case More…


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