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quackitude

(derivation) actions with the property of being done by a fake or a quack, especially in reference to politician George Bush =“Another news worthy day of quackitude needs some explaining” More…

quad

to loiter and socialize, specifically in a college quadrangle. Interpretation of intended meaning To hang out in a college quad, generally around the swing. Presumed reason for coinage More…

quad(1)

(Noun) Quad refers to the rectangular area enclosed by college or a couple of buildings. Generally used in the sense of a college where people generally spend their time or hang out. The More…

quadcopter

A flying machine that uses four spinning rotors to fly. Popular choice for UAVs with cameras due to increased stability. ="A Rice Alumnus uses his quadrocopter to take pictures of More…

Quantrum

(Novel Creation) An opinion one reaches to about a numerical value without sufficient proof. A guess of a number for something. =Quantrum may be used freely whenever a situation arises when More…

quarterbacking

Playing the quarterback position. I have no idea why this word came out of the announcer’s mouth because it sounded odd right away. It was an example of a word that clearly More…

Quasirational

Almost, but not quite, rational; resembling something rational. Guy Claxton uses the word quasirational here to show that the idea is close to, but not quite, a rational one – More…

qubit

Analogy to the bit used in traditional computers as in quantum computers. The smallest unit of storing information. =Normally we can say “quantum bit”, which is not much effort, yet not as More…

Queasishness

Embodies the feeling of being queasy or sick to one's stomach. 'Queasy' (feeling nauseous), the root of 'queasishness' was first modified into the adjective 'queasish' and the noun-forming More…

queerdo

an insult to someone whom the speaker believes is acting in a strange manner. My brother is a very goofy child and he is always looking for new and innovative ways to insult me. In this More…

Queering

To apply queer theory (to a work). Queer used to be a derogatory word for homosexuals, but has been taken on by the LGBT community as a positive word. Queering entails looking at works with More…

queerplatonic

A type of relationship between non-straight people that is intimate without being romantic or sexual. Used almost exclusively by people on the aromantic/asexual spectrums. =My More…

Quelch

(noun, Verb) Definition: A belch intended to terminate an argument or dispute. Usually exceedingly loud so as to detract from whatever anyone else is saying. =Ex: “I was trying to explain More…

queso

Describing a strong liking of an object or person. The speaker was showing how much they liked Jude Law by associating him with a food that she, as well as everyone else in the room, liked. More…

Queso

(Narrowing and Borrowed Word, Noun) A type of cheese sauce mixed with salsa, often used for dipping chips or tortillas in. =The word probably came about when people would order cheese sauce More…

Quest

A pledged assignment that is too large to be a quiz, but too small to be a test =Quest was formed from the blending of quiz and test, the two assignment milestones that it is between. Its More…

quick

An ultimate play in which an overhead throw is made to the corner of the end zone Apparent meaning: Quick is the name of a play that someone on the team invented. It’s a very risky More…

Quick Outtie

to always escape unfavorable situations It was used to describe an unreliable person. =He always says he’d be by my side, yet it always seems when something is about to More…

quick-and-dirty

Having a rough or imprecise quality. =I first heard this word when professor Kemmer used it to describe something in class. While I was looking up the etymology for quick I could easily More…

quick-scope

In the context of first person shooting video games, the act of using a high power sniper rifle to quickly kill an opponent by using nothing but the auto-aim feature in video game. This is More…


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