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G’eatyet

an interrogative used to replace the question “have you eaten already?” as a fun word to ask if a friend has eaten =Hey Tom g’eatyet? Etymology : Blend of the words More…

Gear

(Creative Variation) Clothing and accessories =Generally used to describe new clothing or accessories that one has acquired [Also: geared up] Etymology : Circa 1200, gear is explicitly More…

gearotica

Technological accessories that would excite one very strongly. Compact word so that people interested in technology could describe their devotion or affection for electronic accessories. More…

Geaux

to cheer a team or to set about to win Many Louisiana words/last names end in -eaux, e.g. Breaux Mart, Boudreaux, etc. The –eaux ending is probably a French/Cajun influence taking More…

Gedanken

Thinking about eating a dank meal. =Gedanken in German is the word for thoughts, and a “gedanken experiment” is a thought experiment that frequently is used in science circles for More…

geekcraft

The process of utilizing advanced technical knowhow and techniques =Formed by analogy to witchcraft. Draws on popular metaphor of sufficiently advanced technology appearing to be magic, More…

Geekdom

the state of being a geek, or existing in his or her own geeky world. A geek can be defined as an extremely smart person, usually lacking social skills. Etymology : Clipping of kingdom More…

Geeked

(slang) to be under the influence of drugs and alcohol simultaneously =Used most commonly in the realm of heavy drug users Etymology : probably a spin on another slang definition of More…

Geeked out

(novel creation) A euphemism for someone being on the study drug Adderall. =The term was a novel creation here on Rice campus due to the huge extent of study drugs permeating throughout. It More…

Geezle

To act silly or make a mistake. The derivation of this word goes back to a Popeye film in which a character was the "Grand Geezle." It also has some relation to the word giggle in English More…

Gel

(also phonologically based allomorphy) feeling uneasiness or resentment towards another person due to envy =The term ‘gel’ is another form of the word ‘jealous’ and was derived from its More…

Gelatinize

Hardening, or more technically speaking, polymerizing of a liquid substance into something more solid. This word conveys the idea of forming a gel. It is a word composed of more common More…

Gelivable

Awesome and cheerful =Gelivable means awesome. Geili is a Chinese word meaning cool. Combining with –able, it has transformed into English-sounding word. Etymology : It is probably More…

gelling

to be extremely comfortable and relaxed This word comes from the Scholl’s insole commercial. There would be someone using the insoles, and when asked “what’s up?” More…

Genderbread

(of gender and gingerbread) The name given to the infographic to describe the idea of how people are formed in terms of gender, and how there is not a clear definition for gender but rather More…

Generonym

A brand name that has become a generic name for its product category, e.g. Kleenex and Xerox A word was needed to describe the result of genericide, which is the process by which a brand More…

Generonym

A brand name that has become the generic name for the product category it is in, such as ‘Coke’ or ‘Kleenex.’ Very often, a product is so widespread and common that More…

Geocache

Something stored in a hidden digital location. =Used by computer science majors to describe where they store their location information. Also used sales people at electronics stores to More…

Germ-ing

infect with germs =This word was first used by my peer academic advisor (PAA). She was scrubbing a pan with her hand because she said that a used scrub would be "germ-ing" her More…

GET FUNGED

Epithet for when someone bungles an important task in honor of criminalist Dennis Fung =Lingo used by journalists covering the O.J. Simpson Civil Trial. Etymology : Lingo used by More…


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