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Stands for ‘hell yeah’ or ‘hell yes’ and is used as a congratulatory exclamation to indicate approval or praise for some aspect of someone’s actions. =The acronym is used with the More…

Hyberdate

(Noun / Verb) 1. (n) Refers to someone who “hibernates” when dating. 2. (v) To settle down during the winter by dating someone until the weather warms. =It has two alternate meanings. One More…

hybrid

(narrowing) Refers to a hybrid electric vehicle, typically one that uses a combustion engine combined with an electric motor to operate more efficiently ="Nice car! Is that a More…

Hyde

(Conversion) Hyde means someone’s, usually unwanted, alter ego. Hyde is used mostly as a pro-noun when referring to someone who is acting out or acting in a completely different manner as More…

hydrate

drinking a lot of beer and then the next morning having to drink a lot of water to get hydrated =Bobby had to hydrate the morning after going to the bar. Etymology : coined c.1800 by More…

hydroxic acid

water, or H2O. ="Watch out! The water fountains are full of hydroxic acid!" Etymology : It is a pun built off of the standard naming convention for acids in chemistry. Acids More…

Hypathenuse

Foot-worn pathways through the grass that diagonally connect two perpendicular concrete paths =A clever, academic spin on the part of a triangle that the worn walkway becomes when it More…

hype

(metaphorical extension) something that is really exciting or cool, but retained its original meaning of to excessively promote something in an unrealistic fashion =“Aww yeah, it’s gonna be More…

hype1

(clipping, derivation) A state of mind in which a person is very excited about something; does not necessarily imply visible excitement, although it includes this state, as well =This word More…

Hyper-bowl-e

(NOUN) n. The absurd levels of excitement observed in many young American males before the Superbowl. =“The senior guys’ room is rife with hyper-bowl-e in the weeks leading up to the big More…

Hyper-partisanship

The state of a political body voting and agreeing only with their associated party, even when it defies the beliefs of the constituents. A time of extreme partisanship. =The House of More…

hypercool

Describing something that is not at all cool. Used in a sneering fashion. A direct translation of the French word (hypercool), presumably chosen because it sounds rather silly in English. More…

hyperly

((suffixation)) synonym to extremely, very ="I'm hyperly excited for this!" Etymology : hyper ‘over, above, beyond, to excess’ + -ly (adverbial suffix). Hyper is from Greek More…

hyperpartisan

Extremely partisan =Derived from partisan by adding the prefix -hyper, in the sense of “excessively or extremely” rather than “over”. Etymology : From partisan =“...that are seized on More…

hyphie

(noun) Something that is really cool or exciting. ="The new skate park is totally hyphie." Etymology : A derivation of the word "hyped", to be used as a noun. More…

Hyphy (9)

A specific type of rap music from the Bay Area in California OR the fast-paced actions associated with the dancing to this music =Originating from Northern California, hyphy is short for More…

Hypotenize

To take a shortcut by traversing a path consisting of the longest leg of a right triangle. Apparent meaning: to take a shortcut, i.e. to traverse a 'hypotenuse' of two paths at right More…

hypotenuse

(hypotenuse; hypotenusing) When walking, to cut a corner and walk at an angle off the intended path. Instead of waling along two paths that form a right angle, walk along the line that forms More…

hypotenusing

(from hypotenuse (n) to hypotenuse (v); to cut across to shorten your path) To take a shortcut in one's path in order to shorten the length of the distance one must walk, usually by a More…

hypotenusize

To walk in a straight line to a target instead of following a path which contains turns In particular, if a sidewalk makes a 90 degree turn, then walking along it corresponds to walking More…


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