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triflin'

(trifling V > trifling Adj. > triflin' Adj.) used to describe someone who provokes drama =This term is used to insult someone and can be used in many instances. Whether More…

Triflin'

Adjective to mean someone who is up to no good, sneaky. Most commonly used in spoken slang; clipping from trifling. =“Dang, are you trying to steal my desk space? You triflin’!” -lab More…

trifling

To be in such a way that others begin to criticize you for your actions. Often used as a direct derogatory term at someone, it is used to suggest a reaction from others that you are More…

Trigger warning

A statement cautioning audience members that the material about to be presented may cause them to relive past traumas. =This word is used primarily by young adults, often socially liberal, More…

Triggered

Reminding you of something unpleasant that you experienced in the past =Used to signify that something triggered a memory that you had. A clipping of instead saying “I am triggered”, More…

trill

the quality of being true or real; not false; not fabricated Term coined as slang for emphasizing the quality of being true. The term is actually derived (in the sense of when it became More…

Trill

Meaning someone who is famous, popular, and well-respected. =DANG, That party was trill man. Etymology : Compounded from the words true and real =Television – MTV Unknown song

trill (1)

describing something that is favorable to another or acceptable. =The vocal pronunciation of the term produces a sort of fluidity that could have an effect on its semantics. It produces an More…

trill (3)

something or someone that is both true and real. =This word is typically used as a closing remark to a conversation topic; it basically serves the same function as phrases such as More…

Trill(2)

(novel creation) A term for someone who is well respected and down to Earth. It is used for someone who is true and real. Particularly used by African Americans but is now becoming more and More…

trille

to be in style, or to be "keeping it real" =Slang adjective used in hip hop culture Etymology : unknown

trilobites

Scientific factoids =Pun on the ancient arthropod trilibite and bite meaning small portion of a thing. Used as a section header for a group of New York Times articles. Particularly fitting More…

Trimming the tree

(Word Formation type: Metaphor; Verb) The act of getting ready or primping for a special occasion. =This phrase is used as a verb. The relationship between the literal and figurative More…

Trimultaneous

At the same time in three separate places. reason used: The movie being discussed in the article is being released simultaneously in three separate media, so the writer used the term More…

trincest

(Trinity College + incest) when two students at Trinity College (CT) hook up with one another =This term is used by students at Trinity College, a small liberal arts school in Hartford, CT. More…

trinning

(adjective) Something winning that occurs at Trinity College, in Hartford, CT ="The Bantams are up 2-0! We're Trinning!" Etymology : A blending of "Trinity" and More…

Trip

to overreact or act erratically This word has undergone some interesting transformations. After coming to refer to hallucinogenic experiences in the mid 20th century it became, through More…

Trippin

1) confused, out of one’s mind, illogical, irrational (“you must be trippin”) or 2) high on drugs (“trippin on ecstasy”) Possibly derived from the word More…

Trippin

acting foolish. apparent meaning: literally stumbling. (this is deceiving because of the short sentence in which the word is used.) Instead of telling the woman that she was acting foolish, More…

trippin 1

(zero derivation) To worry excessively for little reason; overreact. =Took the literal meaning of the word tripping, to fall or stumble, and metaphorically applied it to create a new form More…


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