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diagram detailing the personal relationships within a residential college at Rice University apparent meaning:chart that details the relationships between college members =Several More…

hoop

To play basketball, especially to play well or to score. This word is common in basketball lingo. The speaker plays basketball often and the lingo is common language for him. The word is More…

Hoopdee

(Unknown Formation Type Possibly Sound Symbolism, Noun) A broken down car. =The origin of this word is unknown but it is speculated that I came from the sound that a bad cars make when More…

Hooper

(suffixation/derivation) another term for a person who is a really good basketball player. =The noun hooper was formed by suffixing –er onto the noun hoop, which is the object into which More…

hooptie

an old car The word “hooptie” means a car that is old and broken down. Similar to saying something is “bootleg” or not authentic. The noun has been used as an More…

hoopty

(metonymy) A large car or vehicle that is cheap and/or nearly broken down. The term hoopty likely refers to the wide curving turns the drivers of these vehicles must make due to a lack of More…

Hoosier

a hillbilly, 'redneck', or otherwise socially backwards person, usually characterized as living in small towns or places without conventional manners and standards of living. More…

Hoot

A care. =When one is indifferent about something they may say they don’t give a hoot, in which case don’t give a hoot is used to say they don’t care at all. Many times this is said in More…

Hootah

A bird or winged animal as a term for bird that also has a sexual connotation for comedic value =Look at that hootah up there. Etymology : Folk etymology as well as a blend of the word More…

Hooterlicious

Sexually suggestive, provocative, or stimulating. Andy probably wanted a more descriptive way of describing the women he saw, so he drew on past experiences where he had seen good-looking More…

Hooting

The act of going to ‘The Hoot’—a late-night food source at Rice University. =The proper noun "Hoot"--a food place on campus--was turned into a verb by ending an -ing. Etymology More…

hopeness

State or condition of having hope, or of wanting and expecting something to happen. Not without hope. Speaker wanted a word that directly contrasted the term “hopelessness.” More…

hopper

an indivdual who vends illegal drugs on the streets. The origin of this word is unknown. May perhaps refer to the mobility of the subject. This term may have originated in drug culture as a More…

Hops

ability to jump high apparent meaning:ability to jump high =That guy has some major hops. =Conversation at the gym

Hops [1]

(semantic change) Someone who “has hops” is one who can jump very high, usually used to describe basketball players who can grab rebounds over others because of their height while in the More…

hork

To violently disgorge the contents of the stomach through the mouth; to eject violently or abundantly; to throw up, barf, yak. Slang from unknown origin. =The kitchen food today was so More…

Hork

to take without permission, to steal. She was drunk. We really don’t know why she used the word. For whatever reason it works. =someone horked me beer while she was in the More…

hormotion

An emotion caused by large amounts of hormones in a person’s body Reason used: It appears to have been used to convey an idea in a new, catchy way without having to elaborate at More…

Hornery

Sexually Frustrated =An adjective used to describe someone who feels extremely cranky due to lack of sexual activity Etymology : "Horny" was first used to mean "lustful, More…

horngry

being so hungry for food that it is like you are horny ="I'm so horngry for calamari!" Etymology : blending words of “horny” and “hungry” =Cassie


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