Navigation


uey

The act of turning around on a street and going the opposite direction Possible reasons used: A slang or more easily said version of U-turn. =OK, make a uey up ahead. Etymology : clipped More…

uff da

(borrowing) translates to "uff, then", used to express exhaustion or relief =Uff da, what a day! Uff da is a term used by people in the northern Midwest. It is a term borrowed More…

Ugg

Exceedingly ugly This is merely a clipped word. The original reasoning behind its formation probably had something to do with exaggerating a point, and if you create a word on the spot More…

uggo

Ugly, unattractive. It was used as an unusual alternative to the standard word “ugly.” =A friend.

uggo

It’s someone who isn’t very attractive; ugly. Uggo is a partial clipping of the word ug(ly) + the (g) filler + the (o) which can be used as an adjective ending. It seems like More…

Uggo

(Perhaps folk etymology/clipping?) Ugly, especially when used in conversations involving fashion. ="Look at those boots; they're so uggo!" Etymology : Clipping and adding More…

Uggs

Ugly ='He was just plain uggs' Etymology : From Old Norse 'uggligir' meaning dreadful, fearful =Friend 12/08

Ugly /ˈʌɡli/

(No specific type of word-formation) Someone is ugly when they do something fake towards you. It is also used to describe someone when they do something that is lame, stupid or unoriginal. More…

uglé

(creative respelling) used to describe something that is unpleasant looking; ugly. =Seems to be part of a trend of words that are modified to end in –é to make them seem French. The French More…

Uh huh

(Imitative) A sign of agreement with the last statement made. Also can mean your welcome. =Uh huh is used when one is listening to someone talk and agreeing with most of what the other More…

uh-oh oreo

A white person that is said to behave or exhibit the supposed mannerisms of an African American. This can be simply adhering to the popularities of African American or Black culture. =Paul More…

UKian

(Affixation) Typical or characteristic of a person or an idea from the United Kingdom. The adjective 'UKian' was formed by affixing the adjective forming suffix '-ian', More…

ultrabook

A notebook PC that is thinner than 0.8 inches, has Flash memory, can be turned on instantly, is always connected and has a battery life of longer than eight hours. The emphasis is given on More…

Ultrabook

A new breed of laptop that is very small/slim and technologically powerful. =The Macbook Air is an Ultrabook Etymology : From the words “ultra” and clipping the word “notebook computer” More…

Ultrabook (4)

(Prefixation. Ultra- (from Latin 'beyond') to root "book") Brand of notebook computer (laptop) that is powerful but light =Analogy. Metaphor of technology beyond a More…

ultrasound

(noun) a noninvasive medical imaging tool used to form an image based on the differential scattering of sound waves =This term is used very commonly in the medical setting. It can be used More…

ULTRATRIBAL

Having extremely strong tribal affiliation; characterized by a great emphasis on the importance of the tribe. apparent meaning: Having extremely strong tribal affiliation; characterized by More…

Ultraviolet

(Compounding) Not to be confused with the meaning of beyond the violet end of the visible spectrum. This is the new digital library that flixster is promoting. You can purchase a movie or TV More…

umag

A university magazine =While you’re over there, can you pick me up a umag too? Etymology : Cropping and blending of ‘university magazine' =Spoken once by a friend asking More…

umpto

A shortened version of the question, “Do you want to?” Type of word formation: Folk Etymology: as the phrase was repeated over and over again, its words were slowly crunched More…


Navigation

Pages: << Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next >>


# $ & ( + - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 @
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ a ab c e f g u v