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a word used, usually in an exclamatory manner, to express one’s agreement with something, kind of like the word “amen” (this word has been around for years and also More…

word

To speak or spell, or in general use the English language. Usually used in a negative form, such as "I don't word well," after one has made a grammatical mistake, in which it More…

word (1)

well said; truth. =“That’s a good song!” Michael- “Word!” “I have to go to work at 6AM tomorrow.” Michael- “Word?” Lucy- “Word.” Etymology : Probably shortened from the phrase: More…

word 2

(Broadening) A word expressing approval or agreement with something else. =Person 1: "We should go to the movies later" Person 2: "Word" Etymology : Religious origins, More…

word bond

(shortening) shortening of "my word is bond." =“I know I didn't last time, but I promise I’m coming to your party this time. Word bond.” Etymology : Slang shortening of More…

Word up

Term of agreement ='That exam was horrific' 'Word up!' Etymology : Old English 'word' meaning word, speech, talk, utterance =Veggie Tales Music Video

word(2)

(Semantic change. Common usage of word as an indicator of a written word changes to using word as a replacement for "Okay" or "I agree". Could be example of zero More…

word-vomit

when, in conversation, you blurt something out you weren't supposed to say; when you simply say everything that is running through your head as it gets there without thinking about More…

Wordcore

Characterizing someone who gives a lot of importance to words/lyrics. (“He only likes Eminem since he is Wordcore”) The writer wanted to describe a record company that More…

Wordful

(Affixation) Full of words, wordy, effusive, long-winded. The adjective 'wordful', meaning "full of words", was coined from an affixation of the adjective suffix More…

wordnap

Apparent meaning: force a new meaning on an existing word. Reason used: forcing meaning onto an existing wording, word + nap(force) = wordnap =LbrryCutie (me): I only have three elec More…

wordrobe

a person's vocabulary. =he has an extensive wordrobe =the Internet

wordsmith

One who works with words to create song lyrics, movie scripts, poetry, etc. reason used: It’s a variation of nouns such as blacksmith and silversmith. It is a collective term for the More…

workingest

The state of having a lot of people working or employed. =“We like to think of America as the workingest nation on earth. But that’s no longer the case,” Etymology : Word formed through More…

World of War-crack-head

Someone who is addicted to the video game World of Warcraft. =Justin, you really should stop playing that game, you’re becoming a World of War-crack-head. Etymology : World of Warcraft More…

Worm

The saying “Oh worm?” has a meaning similar to “Oh really?” or “Oh, word?” that expresses surprise towards something, or a state of agreement and approval of it. =Worm, typically said in More…

Wormucking

Walking with the specific intention of stepping on worms. As the word was used in a comic strip, I believe that Mr. Watterson intended to create suspense by introducing a new word and More…

worrywort

A person who tends to worry habitually and often needlessly =The people in charge of making sure an HMO stays solvent seemed like worrywarts. =US News

Worthful

(adj.) The opposite of worthless. ="He's not worthless! He's worthful!" Etymology : A back formation. Since the opposite of "useless" is "useful", More…

wouldn't've

(contraction) Would not have =This semantic change is contraction of the words would, not and have. It has two apostrophes which is currently uncommon in the English language. It is More…


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