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Bunyanesque

very impressive, almost superhuman This word was created in an attempt to evoke a very strong mental image, specifically of amazing feats of strength or skill. Almost every American child More…

Bupkus

A euphemism referring to the human posterior Bupke was used to mean ‘the least amount’ as of 1942; its transition may have been related to the adoption of other Yiddish More…

buquad

A large quantity or amount; a lot None given =This last week of classes, I've got buquads of homework to do. Etymology : Sounds and looks similar to many other words that mean a whole More…

Burb

acronym for 'Be right back' [acronym: Be right back] The speaker wishes to convey that he or she will return shortly, yet does not wish to spend the necessary vocal energy saying so, and as More…

burg

A sandwich made of beef served between two buns. People are too lazy to say burger now, so burg is now used during lunch time. It is more common to hear at fast food restaurants or the More…

burgeria

A restaurant that sells burgers =The ending "-ia" was added to the word burger. In Spanish, this ending most often signifies a place where an item is selled. This word seems to More…

Burgh

(also narrowing (specialization)) a city in the valleys of the Appalachian Mountains that was founded at the intersection of the Ohio, Monongahela, and Allegheny rivers located in Western More…

burn

referring to an insult, usually pointed out with enjoyment and admiration by a third party; example – Person A insults Person B, to which Person C excitedly claims, More…

Burn

To smoke weed =This meaning change plays off the fact that smoking involves the burning of marijuana. It is mostly used with party culture. Used by people in New York and has spread to More…

burned

Being hurt and teased by someone, which the effect can be felt immediately as though like a burning sensation. This is similar to being “roasted”, but as though it is done in a quicker More…

Burner

Someone who is a letdown does not meet one's expectations. In this instance, the speaker uses the word in a metaphorical sense. They had expectations for the professor that were not meant. More…

burninate

to set things on fire while causing which destruction This guy was talking about dragons for some reason at lunch one day and spouted off this interesting word. When one thinks of a More…

burninating

The act of laying waste to the land by fire. It is the action of a burninator. The singer of the song wanted to describe the act of the dragon burning down everything with his fiery breath. More…

burninator

name given to a creature that destroys using fire. The speaker in the cartoon was looking for a word that described a dragon who laid waste to the land. He created a word that is based off More…

Burpees

An exercise where one does a push-up and jump straight into a jumping jack while singing a song. =Burpees refers to a punishment freshmen on the Frisbee team must perform if they are More…

Burr

Cold or freezing weather Burr is a sound usually associated with cold weather, but in this case it is used as an adjective. My roommate tends to say things that she’s feeling, so More…

Bush League

Describing something as being of lesser quality. =Refers to old baseball leagues in the bush. Many of them did not have very good equipment, or none at all. Used usually in an insulting More…

Bushified

Relating to having a blank expression on one’s face, such that you appear dumbfounded or unable to speak. (‘a bushified expression’ A “deer-in-the-headlights” More…

Bushism

A funny or ridiculous statement made by President Bush; used as political satire Bushism follows the same format of Clintonism, Confucianism, Federalism, etc., meaning “the acts, More…

Bushism

A gaff by president George Bush. Appends Bush’s name to the suffix “ism” (like) to produce a meaning “like Bush”. Etymology : Bush+ism More…


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