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leet (1337)

Computer language used by gamers to communicate with each other online; originally used by hackers who didn’t want to get caught. =Leet is now a language used by gamers who believe More…

Lefong

(Eponym) The act of making a dubious move in online chess in order to take advantage of a fianchetto premove. Specifically, during the opening phase of chess, a common strategy is to premove More…

Left

(Verb) To make a left turn =‘Left’ is traditionally either used as an adjective (as in “left hand”) or as a noun (as in “on your left”). This new form has been derived into a verb to be More…

Left Coast

Satirical reference to the western coast of the United States, especially California; so called because of the prevailing liberal attitudes there. Left Coast is frequently used in More…

Legendre'd

Legendre was a famous mathematician, known for his work in polynomials. His only known portrait is a horrible sketch left unfinished. “I totally got Legendre’d for the yearbook photos.” More…

Leggo

(blending) blend of the words Let’s and Go. Intended to motivate people to get excited, get pumped. =“Leggo Rice!” Etymology : verb – blending =Rice Cheerleader at Rice Men’s More…

leggo

Let's go. Blending of the two words, but the -ts of lets is clipped. Used casually, often in a way that denotes enthusiasm. Also used in the traditional sense of let us go, as in More…

Legit

Something believed to be true, with substantial proof and back up. Shortened form of legitimate =Used nearly identically as the complete word 'legitimate', 'legit' is More…

Legit (1)

really, actually ="I legit just ate half of that cake." Etymology : Zero derivation of "legit" (noun meaning cool)-- the clipping of legitimately to adverb form More…

legit (2)

(from legitimate) modern term to describe something cool or good. =Heard this term from a friend to describe his running race. Found it very interesting & have been using it in my More…

Legit (3)

(From the word legitimate, removing the last five letters.) Authentic and cool. =Heard this term from a friend to describe his running race. Found it very interesting & have been using More…

legit (5)

(Clipping) cool, good =Slang, used primarily by youth (college aged and younger) Etymology : Clipping -imate from "legitimate" ="Dang, that's legit." More…

Legitible

(Back formation) Able or qualified to be a gangster, or more colloquially, a G. =Look at the way he dresses; he's definitely legitible. Etymology : derived from a blending of More…

legitly

describes an action that was done legitimately, with great skill or within the rules =Legitly was formed through clipping and derivation. First, legitimately was clipped to legit, which More…

legitness

the degree to which something is perceived to be legitimate (legit) =The legitness of the story was never in question. Etymology : 'legit' (clipping of legitimate) + More…

LEGOIZE

To make compatible with a structure made of LEGO pieces for the purpose of attachment. Presumed reason for coinage There was no accepted vocabulary that expressed the sought idea, and "to More…

legolabbie

to serve as a teaching assistant/lab aide for the Rice course ELEC 201 Presumed reason for coinage much simpler than 'do my work as an Electrical Engineering 201 Teaching Assistant', but More…

Legs

It is a racing swim suit that comes down to one’s ankles. =Please go change into your legs before the 100! Etymology : The swim suit started off being called a body suit, soon was More…

legsie

a photo one takes of one’s own legs =These photos are usually with a smartphone with the intention of posting the photo on a social networking site. Most legsies are taken on the beach, More…

leh go

An exclamation used when you are looking forward to something that is coming in the future. =The phrase 'let's go' was shortened into leh go. Final consonants are often More…


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