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Roni

Referring to Rice-a-Roni, a popular brand of quickly-cooked rice- or macaroni-based meals. Roni is used here as a further clipping of “rice and macaroni”; this is the only More…

Roofed

(metonymy) Term in volleyball to describe a strong defensive block on an attempt at a kill by the opposition. Usually shouted with excitement by fans when a strong hitting attempt is More…

Roomie (roomy)

Another word for roommate. The word is possibly a clipping of the word roommate followed by affixation with the noun forming suffix –ie. It is also possible that it is a blending of the More…

Rooster Tail

(Noun) When someone is chugging from a Jones College chug canister takes their fingers off the holes too early, the resulting stream of water is called a Rooster Tail. =Through Metaphor the More…

ROPO

police officer for the River Oaks neighborhood. Apparent meaning: River Oaks Police Officer Reason used: quick reference to River oaks police (‘Stupid ropo, they gave me a ticket More…

Rosacea

A type of skin condition usually affecting the face. It can be recognized by its characteristics of unusual redness and the presence of acne =Disorders include acne, rosacea, perioral More…

rosebud moment

A moment at which a person's childhood abruptly ends and their adult life begins; a loss of innocence. =This word is a compound of "rosebud" and "moment". The More…

Rotavap

to concentrate down a sample by evaporating off the solvent through the use of a Rotavapor machine =Rotavapor is the name of a laboratory instrument that concentrates a sample by More…

rotbox

metaphorical box where Facebook friend requests are ignored and left to rot; possible analogy to the word 'inbox' =I left Gwen in the rotbox for a year so she would stop More…

Roton

A 1st year grad student in the biochemistry department who rotates between labs. =I got a new roton in my lab today. Etymology : clipping: rotating-first-year graduate student + -on More…

round

a group of close friends, usually used to reference the people you are seen most with in social settings =The word may have been derived from the common phrase, “circle of friends.” The More…

Roundtripper

Baseball slang to describe a hit that becomes a homerun. Comes from the fact that the batter makes a roundtrip of all bases once he/she hits a home run. (“Clark hasn’t had many More…

Rount Mushmore

a silly way of referring to the national monument, Mount Rushmore. My brother accidentally said this funny spoonerism. We were on a trip to Europe and he wanted to make a comparison of the More…

Roverload

Repeated allusion to Karl Rove by Democrats =Refers to the reeated mentioning of Karl Rove by Democratic candidates in hopes that they would be reminded of the Bush Administration and vote More…

rowdy

outrageous =the party last night was rowdy. =Rice student

roxor

1. To disturb a person’s world or perception of the world, esp. by showing that person how ‘bad’ he is at something compared to the person who ‘roxors’ him. More…

Roxority

The state of being cool, great, wonderful. =Thanks for the total roxority that is googlism Etymology : Mainly a case of affixation, 'roxority' takes the root 'rocks', the youthful More…

RSI

The process of using rapid sequence induction, or the use of paralytics as well as other medications, in order to place an endotracheal tube (breathing tube) into a patient’s More…

RSNR

To replay and screenshot someone’s Snapchat and actively choose not to respond. =This acronym is an advanced variant of RNRing. Due to the design of Snapchat, the partner in conversation More…

RSVPing

The act of volunteering for the Rice Student Volunteer Program. The student wanted to make sure everyone knew he was talking about RSVP programs and not outside volunteer programs. Also, More…


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