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e-ify

to express the inverse natural logarithm of a value =slang among non-specialist students of mathematics developed to more concisely invoke the inverse natural logarithm Etymology : More…

E-JIHAD

A collective noun used to refer to computerized and electronic attacks by Muslim terrorists. ('We need to secure our network in case it is targeted by the e-jihad.') The formation might More…

E-linquent

One who utilizes technology to commit crimes or make mischief; applies especially to young people "E-linquent" is a rather clever term for computer users, usually youngsters, who use More…

e-love

Two people of either sex become so infatuated with each other over the internet that they forget that a real world exists around them outside of the fiberoptics. After the internet becamse More…

E-MAIL

An application of personal computers through which messages are automatically (electrically) sent through networks of computers to Electronic mailboxes =I need to check my e-mail More…

E-Med

(noun) An E-Med is a student who is both studying Biological Engineering and is a Pre-Med. This term has a negative connotation as students who do this are often looked down upon or judged More…

e-pal

a friend which communicates with one by e-mails. This is probably formed by analogizing with the word "pen-pal", which refers to a friend that keeps in contact with another person using More…

e-professionalism

(blending and clipping) A concept that addresses the expectations and etiquette of communication in online venues. E-professionalism appropriates the term "professionalism" and More…

E-upmanship

The act of showing up another person by claiming to receive more email messages per day than he/she does This word is a spatial metaphor because the e- prefix is an abbreviation for More…

E-vite

An invitation sent over the internet, as opposed to regular postal mail (n.); the act of inviting in such a manner (v.) E-vite follows the same format as e-mail, meaning electronic mail. More…

e-vite(1)

to send an invitation by internet,esp. by e-mail =have u e-vited everyone? Etymology : Formed by clipping e- from electronic, and affixing it to "invite". further blending More…

e-voting

online voting The article was about voting online electronically. The author needed a catchy title so people would read the article. Saying electronic voting in the article title would be More…

e-zine

A magazine published only on the internet. Major magazines also may publish e-zines, or smaller, condensed forms of the print version on the internet. =My sister graduated from Rice last More…

E.M.S.’d

(acronym) to have emergency medical services, or an ambulance called on you. =The word E.M.S’d has been used many times at Rice University to refer to someone having to have emergency More…

eagle

to dance This meaning and use of the word ‘eagle’ was most likely pulled from a popular rap song by the artist Nelly, entitled “Get Your Eagle On.” In this case, More…

Eagled

(Word Formation type: Suffixation) The act of a Boy Scout becoming an Eagle Scout. =Eagle Scout was simplified to 'eagle' and then made into a verb to describe a Boy Scout More…

ear worm

a song or any catchy sample of audio that repeats itself in someone's mind. Worms and these songs are related in that they are insignificant but highly undesirable things, and since More…

Earbud

A cellphone earpiece, especially a small circular earpiece. Speaker was looking for an original, humorous way to refer to a cellphone earpiece. This word was invented once, and not used More…

eargasm

an extremely pleasurable auditory experience =As might be inferred, an eargasm is something that is extremely pleasurable, much like an orgasm. While not used frequently in regular More…

Earmuffs

Definition: a term used to warn listeners (especially children) of an inappropriate (usually vulgar) conversation which they shouldn’t listen to, to which the response is to cover More…


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