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Claire

An instance when a student stays up all night working on homework because he or she procrastinated and did not begin working on it earlier Apparent meaning, etymology, and type of word More…

clam

A monetary unit; a dollar. A type of zero-derivation of “clam” (the sea-creature). (perhaps a historical reference to the value of the clam) =I have to come up with 3300 More…

clamjam

An action or person that prevents a female from having sexual intercourse with another person. The female equivalent for the slang term "cockblock" ="Martha was such a More…

clamshell

the body of a cell phone that can be flipped open and closed This word traditionally refers to the shell or a clam, or to a device with two hinged jaws. A cell phone with the flip More…

clap back

Giving a rebuttal to an insult. Generally understood to be quick, smart, and vicious enough to end the dispute entirely. Typically used in describing disputes over social media, More…

Clapathy

When an audience grows weary of clapping, either at a ceremony or musical performance. =Used to describe an audience that has grown tired from a long performance and no longer feels like More…

Clapback

A reply to an insult that is also an insult (and oftentimes better). =The word form is a blend of the words “clap” and “back”. The second component is used to refer to the rebuttal nature, More…

Classic

A favorable reminiscence of an idea or memory Classic originally means having a lasting significance or worth, so its not hard to see how the original meaning came to be the new definition. More…

Classitorium

A large classroom with theater seating and a centered stage area from which the lecturer instructs; a large lecture room with a maximum capacity of around 200 people or more. =This term is More…

Claver

An individual outside of mainstream American teenage life, usually interested in fantasy, science fiction, and role playing games, of a particular appearance and social stratum. ("The More…

clean

(metonymy) Refers to something new, nice and very stylish =“Man did you see that Mercedes that just rolled by, that thing was clean!! Etymology : The formation of this word in slang use More…

cleanshavenness

the state of not having facial hair =Cleanshavenness comes from the compounding of clean and shaven and derivation by adding -ness to make the word and noun. The term is used to describe More…

Clear

(Noun) It is either Everclear or any alcohol with a similar alcohol content. =Lol yes, Clear is very much banned on campus. Etymology : People cut the Ever off of Everclear leaving Clear More…

cleat chaser

a girl who pursues football players Etymology : compound of the word “cleat” which football players wear and “chaser” =“There were so many cleat chasers back in high school” (John T., More…

Cleat-Chaser

a girl that sleeps with football or baseball players because they are athletes. Apparent meaning: girl that sleeps with athletes Type of Word formation: Compound Reason Used: to describe a More…

Click

(Verb) To surprise the audience with a sad twist ending. The ending abruptly changes the mood of the movie, book, etc. from generally humorous or light to mournful and sad. ="That More…

clickbait

A heading designed to attract people's attention, usually by giving small amounts of information and asking a hypothetical question. =Compound of “click” and “bait,” referring to the More…

Clicker

a remote control (for a TV, stereo, etc.) Interpretation of intended meaning: referring to a remote control. Presumed reason for coinage: the clicking noise the remote control makes when More…

clickmas

Christmas season characterized by online sales and shopping activities. The writer was trying to describe Christmas in 2005, when Internet shopping continues to grow. Many people now shop More…

Clicksurf

to visit a series of Internet sites by following links within them rather than a planned course Interpretation of intended meaning: to access and view a sequence of sites on the World Wide More…


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