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shortening of the word cigar. A rolled tobacco based product that is smoked =Let's go outside and have a gar later Etymology : Shortening of the word cigar =first heard late high More…

garage doors

(metaphor) the eyelids of a woman sporting a single shade of eyeshadow =Professional makeup artist Sutan (known for his appearances throughout America's Next Top Model) showed his true More…

garb

(clipping and metaphorical extension of the word garbage) it has come to refer to a person that has a low skill level at something in addition to referring to trash =“Oh no, we got this, More…

garb1

(Clipping) Information or events that are disliked by someone =The term is used in “sorority slang.” Although many people can describe events or information as garbage, it seems to be more More…

garbage

(metonomy) garbage- a term used to emphasize how bad a certain player is on the baseball field. If a player does something bad, he is classified a garbage. Garbage, in its orignal text, More…

garbage day

(Metaphor) The event of banning a person from an internet forum weekly =Metaphor because you are comparing the event of garbage day (which happens once a week when you take out the trash) More…

GARDEN BURGER

A hamburger made with a non-meat, vegetarian patty instead of beef, served by Rice University Food Service. Also gardenburger. =The garden burger is a healthy alternative to a hamburger. More…

gardening

(semantic change via metaphor) To either trim or groom one’s pubic hair. Speakers originally used “gardening” to refer to cultivating or working in a garden. Over time, female speakers More…

Garriage

A consensual marriage between two people of the same sex. =Used when describing a homosexual married couple Etymology : Marriage, being the legal bond between two parties and g replacing More…

Gas

(metonymy) Pertaining to the baseball community in order to describe how a pitcher is throwing. Describes that a pitcher is throwing very hard or at a great velocity =A pitcher that is More…

Gas (1)

(Metaphor) To boost someone’s ego, to lift someone up, pump up =Despite generally having a connotation that is more negative or icky (from it’s association with flatulence and gasoline) it More…

Gas (5)

(Noun) An Irish slang word that means hilarious, fun, or a joke. =In the context it was used in Blacklist, I assumed it meant entertaining or amusing, because the character said “this is More…

Gas Up

(verb) to compliment someone and make them feel good about themselves and boost their ego =This is an informal term, used primarily by millenials / members of generation z. It is used in More…

Gassed

(New meaning) Exhausted, spent. =Finals week had me gassed. Etymology : From gas “supply with/poison with gas,” from Greek khaos “empty space.” =Friend

Gastrique

(borrowing from French) A sauce made from a heating up a combination of vinegar and sugar until the sugar is full dissolve. Other ingredients may be added in to make the sauce to make it More…

gat (1)

gun =Found in hip hop culture Etymology : unknown

gatcho

(borrowed) a word meaning extremely =This word is used to emphasize to almost an exaggerated extent when combined with fairly simple words such as in "gatcho good" or as in More…

Gate Rape

(Compounding) The TSA airport screening procedure =It is used to denote how irritating such screening procedures are at the airport. It is a derogatory term for screening procedure. It was More…

Gate rape

The airport screening procedure at a security gate. The word is a compound of two nouns, gate and rape. The word exaggerates the unethical aspect of the screening procedure using the More…

Gate Rape (1)

A term used to express displeasure with the additional screening measures introduced by the TSA in mid-2010. These measures include either using a body scanner resulting in nude pictures of More…


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