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rerecommend

To reinforce another’s recommendation The word was used in reply to an existing post that recommended a product, saying that the poster would “rerecommend this product because I More…

res

Of or relating to a place where people live. =Clipping of residential. Term has not been heard as a noun for a shortened form of "residence." Etymology : res, clipped from More…

rescind

((transitive)) To take away an offer from someone, in which the individual is the object of the transitive verb. This meaning differs from the standard meaning, in which the object of the More…

Residrool

The puddle of drool left on a pillow or desk after sleeping on it. Everyone knows what this word is. When you wake up in the morning, residrool is probably on the pillow, unless you sleep More…

Respect/Respecc

(Zero Derivation/Creative respelling) “I have respect for that,” “that is impressive.” =This new usage of ‘respect’ can be used simply as a response to indicate that the speaker respects More…

Rest-O-bar

(Rest ('resturant') + 'bar'; 'rest' () A rest-o-bar is an eating establishment with a full menu and full bar available. =Because I want both food and drinks I More…

restrictionist

Characterized by a desire for government policies that limit things. =The noun form of this term originated in the late 1930s following WWI. It has since undergone zero derivation so that More…

restupid2

(blending of "stupid" and "retarded") extremely unintelligent; academically inefficient; not inclined to study =Derived from the words "retarded" and More…

resumaniac

one who is obsessed with one’s résumé This word could also be construed as a blend of résumé + maniac. It implies a degree of craziness because it is closely More…

RETAIL ELEPHANT

A business that dominates or monopolizes an area. =... they are increasingly ambivalent about retail elephants lumbering into their neighborhoods. Etymology : compound; metaphoric More…

retarded

being in a state of intoxication or getting drunk Apparent Meaning: getting messed up, getting drunk =I can’t wait for you to come up to Austin this weekend so we can get retarded! More…

retarded

a state of high intoxication possible reason used: to show the parallel between being extremely drunk and actually being mentally challenged. It was probably used to avoid saying the More…

Retardical

Characterized by properties of something slow, challenged or stupid Clearly, the meaning is: characterized by the properties of a retard, or one who is mentally challenged; stupid, but in a More…

retartar

(adjective) Used to describe something that is stupid or dumb, ridiculous; euphemism for “retarded”. The word “retarded”, whose original meaning reflected the state of those who were More…

Retched

Having the appearance of looking disheveled, umkept, not clean. May be extended to being physically unattractive or even ugly. =What's with that greasy hair and those ugly clothes? More…

Retcon

Short for “retroactive continuity”, in science fiction, the action of changing the interpretation of events already in the canon to fit the new information. Ex: A new book in a series that More…

Retox

To resume the consumption of alcohol, caffeine, or another drug following a period of sobriety. =This term was formed through the clipping and affixation. The word ‘toxify’ is clipped and More…

Retro-Tech

technology of years past ('retro-tech toys') =Those retro-tech toys are still around, but this holiday season also offers plenty of electronic twists on the old traditions. Etymology : More…

retrosexual

a gay/straight male who pays little attention to his appearance It is the opposite of “metrosexual”. “Retro” is probably used because it rhymes with More…

retrosexual

A person who is so hopeless with members of the opposite sex that he or she is considered to be regressing in his or her sexuality. Used by a roommate as a pun on the word More…


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