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spike

to lay down tape to outline a set for rehearsals for a play; the tape in the form of an outline that marks where the set and furniture will be. This is primarily a theatre term to refer to More…

spike it in

(metaphor/ verb) (Scientific laboratory jargon) To take a very small amount of reagent without precisely measuring the amount with pipette =In scientific (mostly biological and chemical) More…

Spikes

(noun) track shoes with spikes that are placed in them =Let me get my spikes on before we run Etymology : Derived from the actual spikes on the bottom of the shoe. =Casey Thom 8/1/11

SPIM

Term used to describe unsolicited mail (SPAM) sent through instant messaging (IM). Like SPAM, SPIM is unwanted, but unlike SPAM, SPIM is not sent through e-mail; rather, it is directly sent More…

spim

unwanted mass instant messages (Spim slows down my computer.) Spam has been adopted into English as a word to describe mass, unwanted, junk e-mails. IM is becoming more and more mainstream More…

spin

1. Record play, as in by a DJ for an audience Kanye rapped this in his song “Jesus Walks” to describe how, because he rapped about Christ in his songs, his record would not get More…

spin doctor

a member of the media employed to present a favorable perspective to any situation that occurs involving a campaign or politician. =John McCain made many mistakes during the campaign, but More…

spinderella

a woman who is apt at altering the meaning of one’s words or a situation Etymology : blend of the word “Cinderella” and “spin” =“Yo spinderella, spin it one time” (Kevin Devine, More…

spinners

An additional rim placed on a separate axle from the wheel that uses gained momentum to spin even when the wheel is stopped; also known as blades or choppers. =After Ben got his new More…

spinxor

in foosball, when a player releases the rod handle, allowing it to spin freely all the way around; this is not allowed under Sid rules This compound exists because one night people watched More…

spirmitment

An idea or strong feeling of committed enthusiasm, especially shown by a company for its customers. This is a deliberate attempt to create a word by jamming two nouns together. In this More…

Spit

to speak poetry, often conveys a level of passion in the manner of speaking. clever use of the word spit by poetry slammers to convey that poetry isn’t just spoken, it’s More…

Spit

to rap, to freestyle rap This word seems to have entered the language as a trendier form of the much-used verb rap. Metaphorically, SPIT evokes an image of “spitting” words More…

spit

(semantic change) to rap or rhyme with passion and/or skill =Rappers are credited as spitting when they are rapping with great zeal and rhythm. This term most likely arose from the fact More…

Spit game

flirting or showing sexual interest in a member of the preferred sex. seems like a slang word that came from the hip-hop culture (assuming this is where the term ‘player’ came More…

Spit game

to look for a sexual partner =What do you say we go down to pub and spit game. =conversation

Spit-swap

To kiss (to French kiss, to be more specific). The word expresses the action of kissing in a sort of dirty way, containing sexual connotation. The ‘s’ involved in both roots in the More…

Spitting

Rapping or free-styling a rhyme made up on the spot. Possible reason used: This word is a graphic alternative to describe the action of rapping a rhyme. This word causes a mental image of More…

Spizzerinctum

(Novelty Word) The will to win. ="Spizzerinctum - it's what we have that allows us to win State 6 years in a row; we aren't afraid to win." =High school swimming More…

Splainy

Explaining, clarifying, with the connotation of making excuses Created from a clipping of the noun explaining and the addition of the noun-forming suffix –y. The noun lost both the More…


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