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lax(1)

(Adjective) Being relaxed or informal, an event that is casual or informal. This word was used informally by a friend and friends tend to shorten words =“This week is so lax for me”. More…

lay out

in Ultimate, to dive for a catch so as to hit the ground in a horizontal attitude Interpretation of intended meaning in Ultimate or similar disc sports, to dive for a catch so as to hit the More…

LBD

(Initialism) Stands for little black dress. =The ‘little black dress’ has become a common fashion reference to a staple fashion item that all women should own in their closet. The dress More…

LC

lambda calculus (a mathematical system consisting only of functions and variables) =Used repeatedly in COMP 311 lectures

LDR

Long Distance Relationship =LDR is an acronym of long distance relationship. Although there are other things that LDR can stand for, like light dependent resistors, among the Rice More…

le cheese

Something silly and overdone. This expression takes the slang term cheese, which means something goofy and ridiculous, and puts a twist on it by putting the French article le in front. Note More…

lead

lead, v. to put lead into a mechanical pencil =This is a classic example of zero derivation, as 'to lead' comes from the noun 'lead,' or 'a small piece of More…

leadfoot

One who drives very fast. The phrase lead foot is known, but the words are now compounded to make one word. Some words change spelling and are compounded for no particular reason. I think More…

leak

the act of urination =“The man standing in the doorway there was just about to go out for a leak” Etymology : 1934 coined in Henry Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer.” The verb “leak” occurred More…

leaking

(widening) 'Leaking' is a slang verb meaning 'to bleed,' especially in the context of a fist fight or other physical confrontation. 'Leaking' is most likely More…

lean

(semantic change) a drink of prescription cough syrup mixed with soda =Known by many other names, lean was popularized in the Houston area by the rap and hip hop community during the late More…

Leanover

A small-sized hangover, usually comes with merely a mild headache, a vague fatigue, and little or no sense of regret and/or shame. =Usually used when a person does not have the full More…

leanover

(compounding) a condition that occurs on the morning after a night of drinking and is characterized by a slight headache and weariness =This term is based on the analogical model More…

LeBron-a-thon

the saturating sports media coverage of all things having to do with LeBron James's first season in the NBA apparent meaning:the saturating sports media coverage of all things LeBron =Just More…

lebronnabe

A basketball player who mistakenly thinks that they are as good as the super star Lebron James. =He is such a lebronnabe, but he can't even dunk the ball. Etymology : Blend of More…

LeBum

(LeBron and bum) Ungrateful athlete who ditches his hometown to take the easy way out. =“LeBum is a Lyin’ King” Etymology : blending—LeBron and bum. LeBron referring to the basketball More…

leet

Someone who is extremely proficient at a given task This word was first used by avid computer game players to denote someone who was extremely skilled at a certain game. At first, they were More…

leet

superior Leet may be spelled in several different ways, such as ‘l33t’ or ‘1337’. This practice of using numbers and symbols to spell words is known as More…

LEET

Elite, especially in computer usage. The practice of replacing letters with numbers and using some unique terminology with this quality apparent meaning:133+ has several meanings. As in the More…

LEET

Person who believes he is a member of a superior social class. Apparent meaning: a person who believes he is a member of a superior social class Type of word formation: Clipping from the More…


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