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chaser

(semantic change) low alcohol content or alcohol-free drink used to follow a high-alcohol content drink to take away the aftertaste. Example: the use of beer after a shot of tequila =the More…

Chatted

(affixation) to send and instant message via Facebook. It's essentially the same thing as aol instant messenger or iChat, but for Facebook =He hadn't text me all day, so when I More…

chaus

(a clipping of the ‘coffee’ blended with a creative respelling of the ‘house’, in the word Coffeehouse) Coffeehouse in Rice University. =Popularly used by students of Rice University. The More…

Chaus

a coffee shop on campus =“I’ll be chausing in an hour!” Etymology : Chaus is a clipping and blending of Coffeehouse (coffee shop on campus) which is a compound of coffee and house. More…

Chav

A youth subculture in Britain derived from American Hip Hop culture. Recognizable by dress: sportswear, Burberry checked fabrics and chunky gold jewelry. Chav is very much a term of More…

chaw

Chaw- a person placing a wad of smokeless tobacco in the side of their mouth. Usually the chaw is so big it has to be wrapped in bubble gum to maintain its form. Chaw refers to the massive More…

Chaüs

(Noun) Chaüs is the nickname of Rice University’s student-run coffee shop Coffee House. Chaüs is a blend of ‘coffee’ and ‘haüs’, with ‘haüs’ being a creative respelling of house. ‘Haüs’ is More…

ChBE

a student who is a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering major at Rice University =ChBE, pronounced like "chubby," is an acronym of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. It More…

CHBE (2)

(and adj. acronym) chemical and biomolecular engineer or something related to the discipline. Pronounced "chubby." =acronym of CHemical and Biomolecular Engineer. Etymology : More…

CHBE (3)

(noun) A Chemical and Biomolecular Engineer or a student in said department. =Isn’t a CHBE just a Petroleum Engineer? Etymology : C.H.B.E is the course code for the Chemical and More…

cheappuccino

Coffee sold at convenience stores or other stores that have less band value; Coffee usually much cheaper than that from Starbucks. =“lets grab a cheappuccino from the Coffee House" More…

Check it

The act of crossing off or eliminating a task off a list to see what has or has not been accomplished in a given period of time. To check it means to eliminate a task, assignment, or errand More…

check-in

(widening) The process of signing in or registering upon arrival at any location, either with a designated point of contact or, more commonly today, digitally using a mobile application like More…

Checkya

(I will) be in touch ("Checkya later!") Something along the lines of "talk to you" or "see you;" would most likely be found almost exclusively in co-occurrence with "later." The word was More…

Ched

To describe a pitcher as throwing hard; to say that a pitcher is throwing abnormally hard. =Used among the baseball community in order to describe how a pitcher is throwing. Comes from More…

cheddar

material wealth Term generally used in hip-hop culture to mean expensive possessions like jewelry or cars. Because rap songs seem to concern one’s possessions or number of women one More…

Cheddar'

money, wealth =This word is generally used as a slang by African Americans. It was first heard by me on the University of Houston campus. This word is analogous to food, which represents More…

cheedle

foreign, unwanted particles (usually food substances) on oneself. This word was coined on a purely descriptive basis. My theatre arts teacher in high school simply made it up off the top of More…

cheeky

Causing extreme anxiety Intended Meaning: causing extremely anxiety Analysis: cheek comes from the association with the idea that a tense person squeezes his butt-cheeks together. The More…

cheeriable

easily cheered up affixation; known word with unique ending, cheery + able. reason-used: being silly =My, you are rather cheeriable aren’t you? Etymology : cheery + able =self


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