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Tree (2)

(metaphor) – In tennis, the act of hitting a ridiculously lucky shot, which ends up as a winner. Typically, the opponent calls the player who hit the ball a tree or the player proudly More…

Tree-rain

(Noun) the drizzle of water dropped by tree leaves after some rain =Used to describe weather conditions; usually most applicable after some heavy rain has stopped, but wind is still present More…

Treedo

A mulligan of a point in outdoor sand volleyball as a result of the volleyball being interfered with while in play by an object such as a tree limb. =This term is most often used when a More…

Trees

(semantic change) A term not to be confused with the plant. Trees are a slang term for marijuana. =The term was clearly a literal representation of the way the marijuana buds look. They are More…

Treeware

Books or documentation with valuable information in them. =Usually used by a computer person to refer to something that is on paper rather than in computer formatted files. Etymology : More…

trekkie

An adamant fan of the television show, Star Trek Reason used: Used to describe someone who is fanatic about the television show “Star Trek,” and is now more commonly used to More…

Trending

The term trending was originally Twitter specific meaning that a particular topic or term was very popular in discussion. =The usage of the term has caught on beyond Twitter, and is more More…

Trending topic

On twitter, a phrase used to mean that a word, phrase, or link is popular at that moment in time. =The phrase ‘trending topic’ is used to describe a topic that is currently being More…

trepidatious

Anxious, full of trepidation, fearful. The speaker wished to ask if the other person were feeling any trepidation regarding an event, but derived the form trepidatious on the spot to make More…

trey

in basketball terms a three-pointer =Usually used by viewers of a basketball game to replace a three-pointer. Due to three-pointer being a lengthy word, trey is a slang word that is More…

tri-sexual

Noun, an individual who is sexually promiscuous and will try any sexual action beyond the missionary position. Adjective, Describes action that redefines the sexual experience via More…

trick

Fancy or clever, implying skill on the part of the creator of the described object. =Used to show appreciation of, and sometimes desire for, a product. Etymology : Derived from More…

trick(2)

(semantic change) a deceptive girlfriend =Girlfriends are considered tricks when they are deceptive to their boyfriends. This semantic change of the noun trick, an act of cleverness, infers More…

TRICKERATION

The process of using tricks, particularly trick plays in a sport Possible reason used: The announcer might have chosen trickeration over trick or trick play, because it sounds more devious, More…

trickeration

A synonym for trickery; deceptive behavior in an attempt to gain an advantage apparent meaning: Trickery or deceptiveness. Trickeration seems to be a word that one who is uncomfortable More…

trickin'

Paying or spending a lot of money for a person's time or; just spending money on a person to be with you knowing that you really do not have the money =They say it ain’t trickin’ if More…

Tricycle

(metaphor) To accompany an exclusive couple on a date =This verb comes from the phrase “third-wheeling,” which shares the same meaning as “tricycling.”The concept comes from the idea that a More…

Trife

Lowly, thuggish, characterized by hustling to make a living. =‘Trife’ is used in a lot of hip-hop songs and seems to originate from urban culture in the 90’s. ‘Trife’ is used to describe More…

trifecta

A three part bet Traditionally, a trifecta was horseracing jargon for a bet with three parts. It is a clipping and blending of the words “triple” and “perfecta”. More…

trifficult

Clipping and blending of the words trying, meaning great strain or hardship, and difficult, meaning hard to accomplish. Tr (clipping of trying) + ifficult (clipping of difficult). Trying is More…


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