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in situ

Latin meaning "in place" [OED] =used to refer to reserves already in place. perhaps meant to sound condescending since the author is actually criticizing the oil industry. More…

in the forward

(analogy) later on in time; afterwards; ="he will be improving a lot in the forward" =ESPN sports radio - Oct 2011

inappropro

(clipping) Describes something that is not appropriate or acceptable. Used among high school and college girls, generally as a response to hearing about a breach of social etiquette by a More…

Inapropro

Incredibly inappropriate Inapropro is generally used in informal situations by adolecents and young adults with others in their age and status group. It is used to describe very More…

Inapropro (2)

(clipping) Inappropriate; breaking a social norm, but in a fairly insubstantial way. The root word, inappropriate, has been clipped, removing the adjective forming suffix ‘-iate’. An ‘o’ was More…

Ince

an instance, an example ‘Ince’ is a clipping of the parent word ‘instance.’ Its use does not add any meaning to the type of instance; connotations rather apply to More…

incel

Involuntary celibate, i.e., one who desires sex but cannot obtain it. =Term coined by and used as a group identity for a fringe group who suffer from a lack of sex, usually characterized More…

incentivise

to make something an incentive or to make something appear attractive In the context, stock options are offered to make employees want to work hard and do well. The professor used this More…

INCENTIVIZE

To cause someone to want to do something. Speaker was looking for a short way to say ‘give incentive to,’ or something along those lines. By attaching the ending –ize to More…

inception(1)

The act of placing a person, place, or thing within the same person, place, or thing =Inception is an interesting conversion due to the fact that it already exists as a word. The More…

Inch-o-technology

The manipulation and control of matter at the inch scale. This is a composition of inch, a unit of measure, and technology, a word stemming from the Greek technikos. An o, a vowel More…

Incognegro

to blend in with the other black people around =I was incognigro in the congregation Etymology : word play: incognito with a change in the ending en ‘in’ co(g) ‘with’ nigr ‘ black’ More…

incredibad

(adjective) To be or have the characteristics of being incredibly bad. As per its source, it can have the connotation of being incredibly bad in a comical or stupid manner. Usually used More…

incredidork

an exaggeration of someone who is exceptionally diligent The use of blending in the word combines the ideas of "incredible" and "dork" to enhance the image of someone who is extremely More…

Indie

artistic creations outside the commercial mainstream, without the support of a major record label, major movie studio, or other source of a large budget Ever the hipsters, teens and young More…

Indie

Independent, but in a unique non-mainstream way. Possible reason used: Using ‘indie’ as opposed to ‘independent’ gives a sense of originality and forward thinking to More…

Indie

Out of the mainstream; not controlled by those in power in a social context. Indie was first used in the 1920s to describe independent films, a clipping of ‘independent.’ By More…

indie(1)

(clipping with suffixation) Coming from an independent label; possessing a particular feature commonly associated with musicians or filmmakers working under an independent label. =Indie is More…

indipop

Popular Indian music apparent meaning:popular Indian music =I enjoy listening to indipop.. Etymology : blending: 'indian', ADJ. + 'popular' (also shortened to 'pop') ADJ. -> indipop More…

inefficient

a science and engineering major The person who made up inefficients was probably either trying to copy the person who made up suits and tried to point out science and engineers worst More…


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