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le cheese

Something silly and overdone. This expression takes the slang term cheese, which means something goofy and ridiculous, and puts a twist on it by putting the French article le in front. Note More…

lead

lead, v. to put lead into a mechanical pencil =This is a classic example of zero derivation, as 'to lead' comes from the noun 'lead,' or 'a small piece of More…

leadfoot

One who drives very fast. The phrase lead foot is known, but the words are now compounded to make one word. Some words change spelling and are compounded for no particular reason. I think More…

leak

the act of urination =“The man standing in the doorway there was just about to go out for a leak” Etymology : 1934 coined in Henry Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer.” The verb “leak” occurred More…

leaking

(widening) 'Leaking' is a slang verb meaning 'to bleed,' especially in the context of a fist fight or other physical confrontation. 'Leaking' is most likely More…

lean

(semantic change) a drink of prescription cough syrup mixed with soda =Known by many other names, lean was popularized in the Houston area by the rap and hip hop community during the late More…

Leanover

A small-sized hangover, usually comes with merely a mild headache, a vague fatigue, and little or no sense of regret and/or shame. =Usually used when a person does not have the full More…

leanover

(compounding) a condition that occurs on the morning after a night of drinking and is characterized by a slight headache and weariness =This term is based on the analogical model More…

LeBron-a-thon

the saturating sports media coverage of all things having to do with LeBron James's first season in the NBA apparent meaning:the saturating sports media coverage of all things LeBron =Just More…

lebronnabe

A basketball player who mistakenly thinks that they are as good as the super star Lebron James. =He is such a lebronnabe, but he can't even dunk the ball. Etymology : Blend of More…

LeBum

(LeBron and bum) Ungrateful athlete who ditches his hometown to take the easy way out. =“LeBum is a Lyin’ King” Etymology : blending—LeBron and bum. LeBron referring to the basketball More…

leet

Someone who is extremely proficient at a given task This word was first used by avid computer game players to denote someone who was extremely skilled at a certain game. At first, they were More…

leet

superior Leet may be spelled in several different ways, such as ‘l33t’ or ‘1337’. This practice of using numbers and symbols to spell words is known as More…

LEET

Elite, especially in computer usage. The practice of replacing letters with numbers and using some unique terminology with this quality apparent meaning:133+ has several meanings. As in the More…

LEET

Person who believes he is a member of a superior social class. Apparent meaning: a person who believes he is a member of a superior social class Type of word formation: Clipping from the More…

Leet

(ADJ) requiring or indicative of great skill or prowess, especially in a video gaming setting. Initially resulted from a desire to spell with numbers (“leet” being “1337”) =“I got like four More…

Leet (1)

Being extremely proficient at a given task. =That guy right there is leet for sure; I haven't ever seen him fail. Etymology : “Leet”, often spelled 1337, was shortened from elite in More…

Leet (1337)

to be extremely skilled at something, most commonly applied to online video games. created using symbols in a budding online language =Hey Andyr, I heard you were leet at CS, how More…

leet (1337)

Computer language used by gamers to communicate with each other online; originally used by hackers who didn’t want to get caught. =Leet is now a language used by gamers who believe More…

Left

(Verb) To make a left turn =‘Left’ is traditionally either used as an adjective (as in “left hand”) or as a noun (as in “on your left”). This new form has been derived into a verb to be More…


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