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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 today's 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…

Elbowgate

During the NBA playoffs of 2010, Lebron James reported having elbow pain. After a few MRIs, nothing was discovered to be wrong, though his performance was still poor. Fans of the game More…

elec(ing)

To work on homework or study for a test for an electrical engineering class, especially at Rice University. The derivation exemplifies first clipping and then zero derivation from noun to More…

elecness

Electrical Engineering ability; quality of being an Electrical Engineer “Elecness” was formed by adding the suffix ‘-ness’ to the clipping ‘Elec,’ in More…

Elecoustic

a mythical male creature who is successful, funny, intelligent, chivalrous, masculine, adventurous, artistic. =Used longingly among girls when they are griping about finding the perfect More…

electrification

Technical term referring to the replacement of fossil fuels with electrical energy, specifically with respect to natural gas use in buildings. =Technical jargon used to describe More…

Electromania

the "maniacal" and expansive use of electronics. The ubiquity of electronic devices. Interpretation of intended meaning: The popularity, ubiquity, and vast usage of electronic devices. More…

elegiac

Adjective form of elegy which is a mournful or sad poem =Derivation of "elegiac" which refers to poetry to mean something sad Etymology : M.Fr. élégiaque, from L. elegiacus, More…

Elephacts

used to describe an elephant; a display of elephant facts. The zoo thought of a creative way to convey that the sign displayed elephant facts =a sign Etymology : blend of elephant and More…

Elevision

(Blend of clipping "ele" for elevator, and of vision) Used to describe an awkward situation in the elevator in which everyone will stare at the elevator number in order to avoid More…

elliptical

to use an elliptical trainer The elliptical trainer has become a popular method of working out. The author was explaining that those who could not come to practice should work out on their More…

Ellipticalize

To use an elliptical machine. Derivation of existing word elliptical (machine) + -ize (verb). There is no simple word for the meaning she wished to convey, and ellipticalize seemed More…

ellipticize

To exercise on an elliptical cross-trainer machine Concise way of saying ‘exercising on an elliptical machine’. My roommate was inviting me to work out with her in the morning More…


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