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Baby

Any object, especially a common object; any thing. Apparent meaning: something in general, a synonym of thing Analysis of word: babe 'infant' plus affix -y 'characterized by.' However, More…

baby (2)

(Semantic change and an example of polysemy.) A first-year student or new member of a community, specifically in regards to orientation groups or teams. Known as babies by their advisors and More…

Baby catcher

A female medical practitioner or midwife who delivers babies. Used as a derogatory term bordering on sexist, referring to how women medical practitioners only serve the role of midwife. More…

Baby-killers

oral contraceptive that helps prevent women from becoming pregnant. Apparent Meaning: birth control Type of word formation: Compound Reason Used: another name for birth-control =Yeah, I More…

baby-proof

to make an area physically safe for a newborn through toddler by removing dangerous objects and/or adding safety devices. =We had to baby-proof the house after Jake was born. Etymology More…

Baby-sat

Those for whom a baby-sitter is hired. When referring to himself in the third person, Calvin needed a word which referred to the charges of the baby-sitter. A possible past-tense for More…

babydaddy

father, dad =“Hey there, babydaddy!” Etymology : Probably arose in Jamaican Creole, where the words “baby’s father” were blended to create “biebifaada” before taking hold in standard More…

babymamma

The mother of a child in an unmarried man and woman couple. Apparent Meaning: The mother of a young child in an unmarried couple. It seems to refer specifically to a mother of an More…

Babystalking

The act of looking through a new acquaintance’s oldest facebook pictures in order to see them as more relatable. It is used when first meeting someone and can be done more easily once a More…

Bacheloric

having the characteristics of a bachelor This word allows the speaker to succinctly describe one's proclivity towards a single life. It eliminates the necessity to expound on their life More…

Bachmeyes

(adjective) Michelle Bachman's eyes =This term is used when describing someone's eyes as particularly crazy looking. Used as a joke to ridicule Republican presidential candidate More…

back gut

The fatty excess found on a person's lower back =This word was made up when trying to refer to a to an area with no common term. It resembled a stomach gut but found in the lower back More…

BACK STORY

The events of a character's life prior to the start of a fictional story. Also used metaphorically to mean "background" Etymology : compound of "back" and "story"

backal

having one’s backside facing someone Possible used to describe the opposite of frontal, which is front to front. =There’s a huge difference between frontal and backal dancing! More…

Backbreaker

(With shifting to a foreign context) (Foreign Context) A word that refers to people, usually middle or high school students, who waste their parents’ money getting involved in bad incidents More…

Backed

Something that is especially cool or particularly awesome. ="That new car of yours is totally backed." Etymology : Comes from the idea of something being "backed by More…

backne

Acne on the back. Compact word able to describe acne on a location of the body. =Plus, sweat clogs pores and can lead to body zits,a.k.a backne, chestne, and yes, the dreaded assne. More…

Backronym

(Blending of two words with the longer one being clipped) To come up with a name or title, and then to develop an acronym to fit said name or title, thus justifying the choice of moniker. More…

Backseat Browser

(Noun) Backseat Browser is a compound and a noun. Refers to when someone is on the computer and there is a person sitting behind them telling them what to click on and what to search for. Is More…

Backstitution

A shortened version of backsubstitution, the mathematical process by which one manipulates matrices such that it is possible to solve for an unknown This word was actually formed More…


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