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tag

(metaphor) the act of labeling someone in a picture with his/her name of Facebook. =Don't tag me in those pictures from that crazy party last night! Etymology : from comparison to the More…

tag-team

to informally create ad-hoc teams (or gang up on another player) in a game where each player is supposed to be playing independently. Combines the “informal” meaning of More…

Tag-whore

A person who buys name-brand items for the sake of portraying a certain image. apparent meaning: One who actively pursues brand names. Whore has come to mean someone who shamelessly pursues More…

taggin

spray painting a gang's name on walls. (leaving a trademark; graffiti) =We were taggin' all night. Etymology : from tag- meaning to mark or a label. =Conversation explaining gang More…

taikonaut

A person who travels in space (esp. Chinese) The term was coined as the Chinese counterpart of astronaut (the American version) and cosmonaut (the Russian version). Since China is the More…

TAINT

the area on a male between his scrotum and anus Apparent meaning: the area on a male between his scrotum and anus Reason used: wanted to reference a specific area quickly and easily More…

take

command from rock climber to belayer, to express the rock climber’s desire for the belayer to pull in the excess rope possible reason used: Rock-climbers need a word to quickly More…

Take it to the house

refers to the act of going to sleep Apparent meaning: the act of retiring to bed for sleep =Did Chris take it to the house? =Did Chris take it to the house?

Take-off

(verb) to go run a lap (track, field, court, etc.) =The term "take-off" is a slang term used usually by coaches to go run a lap. Etymology : "Take" from late Old More…

Takeability

The characteristic of something to be able of being taken. This word was likely formed by adding the morpheme “–able” to the word “take” by following the pattern of the English language to More…

Talentivity

(blend) The quality in a person of holding a unique talent. =Please send me an e-mail about your talentivity. Etymology : Blend of “talent” and “creativity.” Used in this case to indicate More…

talk block

(rhyming) the act of making it difficult to for people to talk because of your presence =Modification of similar rhyming compound "cock block," which refers to one man blocking More…

talk offline

(verb) Talk outside the official meeting =The word offline originally means something opposite to online, which is on-network. This expression “talk offline” meant “talk off the online More…

Talkify

(affixation) To talk in excess or talk someone's ear off =Intensification of the word "talk". Meant to demonstrate that the person doing the talking has talked to an excess, More…

talking head

a political pundit on television that can speak for hours about nothing particularly relevant, and is shot from a camera angle that shows only the shoulders and above of the anchorperson. More…

talkward

(of talk and awkward) describing a conversation that should be awkward but people are talking about anyway =This is so talkward! Can we please change the subject? Etymology : blending of More…

tall crawl

(rhyming) event where students who are tall traverse the campus and enjoy alcoholic drinks at every stop ="You got to be 6'3" to be on the tall crawl." Etymology : More…

tamagotchi

Increasingly, any of a class of toys known as ‘virtual pets’, which are small electronic pet simulators This word burst onto the linguistic scene earlier this year with news of More…

tanarexia

disorder in which a person obsessively tans After seeing an article in Self Magazine about the hazards of tanning which used the term tanorexia in the summer of 2004, my friends and I began More…

Tango Yankee

a polite expression of ones gratitude It was used to say thank you to a clerk in a much more unique and significant format. =Tango Yankee. Etymology : tango yankee. Acronym of 'T.Y.' More…


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