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cankles(8)

(noun) The area in the leg where the calf meets the foot without visible signs of an anklebone. This is usually a medical condition due to excess adipose tissue around the ankle area. It is More…

cannon

1. In poker, a player who bets repeatedly and aggressively I first heard this word watching the World Series of Poker on ESPN, when I was just getting interested in the game. I More…

canon

(Zero derivation) What is considered to be true or fact, comes from the official source materials. =Historically, canon referred to church law and later the standard of excellence by which More…

Canoodle

to cuddle or snuggle with someone; to be close with someone in comfortable position Apparent Meaning: snuggle Type of word formation: Completely made up Reason Used: she used this word to More…

canorous

musical =The sound coming from your violin is very canorous. Etymology : Derived from the Latin canor 'melody', from canere, 'to sing' =A Rice student giving an odd compliment to a More…

Cans

(metaphor) A slang term used to describe a headphones. =It is a metaphor in which the word cans describes the part of the headphones which encapsulates the ears of the users. It is a slang More…

cantankerous

rude, short-tempered, agressive. =Scrooge is one of literature's most cantankerous characters ever. Etymology : from cantankour- "troublemaker" in Anglo-French =an More…

cap

(noun) Alternate word for capacitor =Used as a shorter form of capacitor to give concise instructions and aid, given that there really isn't another component that would be used in More…

Cap

A lie or a story other than the truth. =Often used in combination with “no” to create the compound “no cap” meaning “no lie” or “for real” to emphasize that you are not joking about More…

cap

(Noun, sometimes verb (see usage and citation)) A lie (noun). To tell a lie (verb). =This word has become extremely popular in recent months. The reason for this is likely due to the More…

Cap (

(metaphor; conversion) describes something that is a lie or entirely false =This term is a recent term that is used among the youth in urban black culture. It is mostly among users on the More…

cap (1)

(Uknown, possibly Zero Derivation) A lie or exaggeration. =The origin of the term is not easily discoverable through surface analysis, possibly coming from cap as in a bullet cap, like in More…

cap (2)

A lie or statement that is intentionally false or doesn’t contain the entire truth. Can be used interchangeably with the word lie (in noun form) in colloquial settings. =This new More…

Cap (3)

A lie ="Cap” is an incredibly common word within groups of teenagers and young adults; as a result, a user is looked down upon for saying “cap” in front of an older person, especially More…

Cap /Kap/

(Zero derivation or conversion) To cap is to lie or exaggerate something. It is basically another word for lying or exaggerating so much that it has to be a lie. =Back in the 1940s, “to More…

Cape

a superhero =The term “cape” is used here as a form of metonymy. The cape is intended to personify a superhero due to the strong relation of comic book superheroes with wearing capes. More…

Capeesh

a form of agreement between two people; usually said while shaking hands People pronounced the Italian word capisce as capeesh (1940’s slang) so they borrowed it from Italian More…

capeliment

a compliment on a cape =This term is a nonce word, created to describe a favorable comment my friend received on a cape she was wearing for a class project. The blend was made possible by More…

Capped

(zero derivation) When someone puts the plastic cap from the keg in your cup, and you are supposed to chug the contents of your cup. =“She just played three games of beer pong, she didn’t More…

capping

(other) Synonymous to lying. =An example: - “I could easily dunk if I wanted to.” “Not a chance, you are capping.” The term is used by young people. The popularity of the term is believed More…


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