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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…

WoW

a very popular online game World of Warcraft is a very popular online game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It is a massively multiplayer online role playing game, where players More…

wowzas

(derivation) A word used in exclamatory tense that expresses excitement. =Wowzas! That's a lot! Etymology : The word is derived from the word “wow” and is used in the same context. More…

Wowzers

To express wonder or amazement Some expression of amazement. Expansion of ‘wow’ (similar meaning) =Wowzers =After the potato launcher fired. My Father

wp

A phrase used after a game is completed. Can be only used when a player thinks opponent played very well. ="gg wp, that assault was nice play." Etymology : acronym of More…

Wrangler

A of nickname for someone, usu. a male, who has a reputation of being rowdy, tough, and loud. apparent meaning: It is a reference to a person or living being. It is most likely a person who More…

wreakus-deakus

(creative respelling of ‘weak’ and rhyming compounds) unbearably funny =The word ‘weak’ has undergone zero derivation to mean extremely funny. This zero derivation word was formed to More…

wreck

To destroy; To do very well at a particular task. Apparently, this term has more than one meaning. In the first case it means to get into trouble or to hurt oneself. In the other case it More…

Wreck (2)

(derivation) to beat or win in somethoing something ridiculously one sided. =The connotation for wreck means to destroy or ruin so the derivation that has taken place employs this meaning More…

Wrecked

Describes someone or something that has suffered a significant defeat. =Predominantly, this term has been used in the gaming realm. Players tend to express a certain feeling of power while More…

Write sb. off

(verb phrase) ignore, forget; possibly extension from “to regard or concede to be lost” =Just when I had written you off. Oh no, I kind of wrote you off weeks ago… Etymology : semantic More…

writeo

a misspelling in handwriting. With the increased use of computers, errors in spelling are usually referred to as “typos.” Likewise, one may make the analogy that an error from More…

wrongclass

a phrase/part of a conversation intentionally constructed to have a “dirty” double meaning. Clearly derived from misclass; mis was glossed as ‘wrong or incorrect’ More…


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