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(conversion) Miles, distance, and/or value. “By spending less, you get more go.” =Perhaps common in advertising campaigns is the tactic of changing word tenses to communicate something More…

Go code of honor on

The act of reporting someone to the honor council or any other equivalent body for breach of code. (“I’m going to have go honor code on you for that”). The speaker wanted More…

go hard in the paint

to work hard; used originally with regard to sports (origin of the metonymy) but has expanded beyond sports; now can be expanded to partying hard or any action being done to an extreme More…

go platinum

To speak derogatively about a person; to insult. In this context, this phrase means to talk derogatively about a person, in other words, to dis. There is no apparent connection with this More…

go-tard

a person characterized as having to use a wheelchair as a permanent means of transportation Derrogatory slang for handicapped persons, hyphenated because "tard" is in itself a slang term More…

goals

something favorable that the speaker would like to have in his or her life =The word goals has undergone semantic change as the plural “goals” is used to point out some outstanding example More…

goaltimate

A variety of ultimate Frisbee of which the goal is to throw the Frisbee through a goal instead of catching it in an endzone Possible reason used: Although the rules of goaltimate are More…

GOAT

An acronym for "greatest of all time," most often used in sports discussions when discussing players. As an verb, it can be used as hyperbole when somebody is playing extremely More…

GOAT10

(noun) It is an acronym for the greatest of all time. =The term is used to describe anyone that you think is the best ever. It is an exaggeration however because there can be many of these More…

Gobble Gobble Day

(Metonymy) Thanksgiving Day =The term features two levels of metonymy. On the first level, the term ‘gobble’ represents the meaning of a turkey. Turkeys are associated with the word More…

Gobble-gobble

To eat Gobble-gobble is usually associated with sounds a turkey makes. During Thanksgiving, since people are waiting for the big dinner and are hungry, it was used as a verb. It can also More…

Gobo

Derived from the terms "Goes Before Optics". It is a physical template slotted inside, or placed in front of, a lighting source, used to control the shape of emitted light =The More…

gobsmacked

flabbergasted, taken aback, surprised Smacked is clearly related to the surprise element of this word; it’s probably a metonymic extension of the surprise one feels when one is More…

god

A stage manager, in theatre slang. This is a term developed in theatrical pursuits to describe a stage manager. It is a clipping of the phrase “god mike”, which is a microphone More…

Godmode

Technical term describing a computer related object as being all powerful or all encompassing relative to other objects =Used by gamers or programmers describing powerful (from their More…

Goggie

Dog. Creative misspelling of ‘doggie’ meant to suggest the writer was only semi-literate. The term is used primarily online as a canine counterterm to lolcats. The term is meant to suggest More…

Going Double Rainbow

Getting extremely excited about something that isn’t really worthy. =He’s totally going double rainbow over that new t-shirt of his. Describes someone who gets too excited. Etymology : More…

Going Dutch

(Narrowing, verb) When a couple on a date agree to split the check. =Clearly Dutch can refer to any cultural aspect of the Netherlands. This is probably one of their practices and people More…

Going Moo-moo

(Verb) Going moo-moo is a verb and a clipping. Going moo-moo is referring to going to sleep. It is derived from the saying, “sleep until the cows come home” meaning to sleep for a long More…

Going postal

To commit murder, mass murder, or a killing spree in the workplace, generally by a current or former employee This is a euphemism for being stressed and makes reference to problems within More…


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