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bo jangling

silly behavior to avoid paying attention, completing a task, etc. Someone who is “bo jangling” is procrastinating or acting silly in order to avoid doing something or completing More…

bo-hickety

(Novel Creation) bo-hickety, interjection expletive used in frustration =Bo-hickety is a novel creation made at the spur of the moment by a student frustrated with his math homework. It has More…

Board

Catching the basketball after another player shoots but fails to make a basket; a rebound Sports announcers were seeking a more compact and original way to say “rebound” The More…

board

a rebound =used in basketball Etymology : from the word “board”. maybe related to the backboard =“he had ten boards that night” (basketball commentator, August 2003)

Board (3)

(From the noun board, changing the part of speech to a verb as well as the definition.) To get a rebound in the basketball. =First heard this term while watching NBA basketball a few years More…

Boba

Chinese drink with little chewy tapioca balls; the drink part can be tea, fruit juices, or coffee; beverage originating from China and brought over here in the mid-90’s by Chinese More…

Boba

A fruit based or flavored beverage containing spherical tapioca pieces. Apparent meaning: A drink containing “pearls” of tapioca. Type of word formation: Possibly foreign (Boba, More…

boba

(Loanword from English "bubble" to Taiwanese, and re-borrowing back from Taiwanese into English.; Loanword from English "bubble" to Taiwanese, and re-borrowing back from More…

Bobbitize

To remove someone’s penis, generally out of rage. Apparent Meaning: To cut off someone’s penis. Comes from the event that occurred in 1994 when Lorena Bobbit cut off her More…

bobo

“bourgeois bohemians,” referring to the new upper class of American society =Bobos in Paradise Etymology : a clipping and blending of the phrase bourgeois bohemians More…

bobo

“bourgeois bohemians,” referring to the new upper class of American society The author chose to call members of the new upper class of American society by this term because he More…

Bobst

(Eponymy) To study in the library, particularly Bobst, the main library at New York University. Used primarily at NYU or by students who have studied there. ="I'm Bobsting it More…

Body Nazi

A hardcore exercise and weightlifting fanatic who looks down on anyone who doesn't work out obsessively A term was needed to describe those who exercise during all of their spare time to More…

Body Nazis

(noun) Hardcore exercise and weightlifting fanatics who look down on anyone who doesn't work out obsessively =Oh don't be such a body nazi. I'll work out this afternoon. Not More…

bodycrafting

Term used to describe a lifestyle where someone has dedicated themselves to the betterment of their physical attributes. To bodycraft is not to become extremely muscular, with little to no More…

bofro

boyfriend The original version of the word ("boyfriend") probably came to be seen as too cumbersome; short, rhyming phrases are easy on the ear and roll off the tongue. =siamac, her bofro More…

Bogetto

living in the hood but you think of yourself as too good for those around you and choose not to interact with them =you are bogetto Etymology : ‘boug, bougi’, ghetto ‘ bad neighbourhood’ More…

bogo

Acronym that stands for Buy One, Get One (half off.) The employees of Payless Shoe Source probably used this term as a clever way to summarize their sales: every second pair of shoes is More…

bogon

smallest piece of a bogus event. Scientifically speaking, the smallest particles are neutrons and protons and electrons. So when analyzing something bogus piece by piece, it's helpful to More…

Boho

Referring to a specific Bohemian fashion style that originated in New York, New York, which is characterized by faded jeans paired with long dresses, draping blouses, flowing skirts, big More…


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