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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…

RT

(Initialism) (used as an expression of agreement with a statement) =This term originates from the word retweet. It is not a standard initialism because the word does not form from the More…

Ru

(Clipped from Rude) having impolite or unmannered qualities =I first heard this word from my girlfriend when she described some of my comments as "Ru." Later she showed me that More…

rubber

eraser Australian slang word with widening; an elastic substance that is obtained by coagulating the milky juice of any of various tropical plants =Can I borrow your rubber? Etymology : More…

rubber(1)

A different term for the big, long pink or white erasers. =For American slang the term rubber is referred to as a condom, but originally comes from Australia to mean ‘eraser’. Etymology More…

Rubber-Chicken Circuit

The round of fund-raising dinners attended by politicians. Refers to the standard unappetizing, rubbery chicken served at such dinners. =New York Times

rubber-necking

to slow traffic by driving by an accident slowly in an attempt to see it. It was coined to give a name to people who stall traffic by slowing down. =These people are rubber-necking and More…

rubberized

coated with or made out of rubber Because -ize is generally glossed as “to make into,” the word “rubberized” would most literally be glossed as “made into More…

Rude

(Semantic change, melioration) having the characteristics of being fashionable or "cool" =I first heard this word over the summer while playing the Nancy Drew computer game with More…

rufus

a slang term meaning awesome or cool The first reference to this might have been through the movie, Never Been Kissed, made in 1999. It doesn’t seem to be related to any word, and it More…

Rugly

really ugly, not pleasing to the eye. Apparent Meaning: really ugly. Reason Used: Rugly got his name because he has unique conformation that makes it so that he can perform well but he is More…

Rule Number Six

1. Any rule which may or may not be stated, but nonetheless will not be followed During “The Reading of the Rules,” at the beginning of Baker 13, the captain shouts out rule More…

Rum Ham

Rum ham refers to ham that has been soaked in rum. The purpose of rum ham is to eat your alcohol as opposed to drink it while enjoying the taste of ham simultaneously. ="Oh, this is More…


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