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PDE

Short for a "Partial Differential Equation", an equation involving partial derivatives of an unknown function. ="Ick, that's a non-linear PDE." Etymology : More…

pdf

to convert a file to pdf form. =Used when discussing digital files. Etymology : PDF is an acronym for Portable Document File. It was first used to describe a document in this form and More…

PDiffE

Short for "Partial Differential Equations", a course at Rice, usually taken by Physics majors ="I'm off to PDiffE." Etymology : The word is modeled after More…

pdoc

Internet shorthand for "psychiatrist" ="I am going to see pdoc next Tuesday." Etymology : Psychiatrist + Doctor =Facebook post of my friend( Nov 7 2011)

Peabody

a person who deeply enjoys wearing, admiring, and shopping for peacoats. apparent meaning: one who loves peacoats reason used: My stepmother was looking for a word that accurately described More…

Peace

to make one's exit from a social situation =I'm gonna peace. Etymology : 'peace' =conversation with friend

peace

(conversion from noun to verb) Peace, V - To leave [Metaphorical conversion from Noun to Verb of original root morpheme, no new affixes added] =I'm going to peace guys, later. More…

peace (2)

Peace, V - To leave [Metaphorical conversion from Noun to Verb of original root morpheme, no new affixes added] =Word doesn't seem to apply to a particular social group, and the More…

peace(8)

(verb) To leave a conversation or to physically leave the premises. It has been derived from a variety of phrases, beginning with “peace out”. Peace out was popularly used as a single More…

peace/peace out

meaning farewell Apparent Meaning: goodbye; hip hop term =Peace, man. Etymology : Latin- pax =Used by one of my male friends when saying goodbye to someone.

PEACHAMUNDO

Having vastly more good qualities than bad ones. This word was used in a long-distance telephone call after the speaker had described a very unfortunate event. He was trying to reassure More…

Peacocking

The act of primping before going out in order to attract a mate. This behavior is witnessed by both men and women. It results in wearing bright and flashy clothing or accessories in order More…

Peacocking(3)

(metaphor) to act or dress in a manner that flaunts ones positive attributes in order to attract a mate =The term is most commonly used to males that act or dress outrageously to gain More…

peak

(Adjective) Used to indicate that a person, career, journey, or process was at its best. =Although the use of peak to refer to things other than a literal mountain peak has been quite More…

Peakier

(Affixation) The comparison of a higher peak when compared to the previous highest point. =“The curve became peakier.” Etymology : Inflectional affixation of superlative “-ier” from More…

pebbly

(Derived from the free root 'pebble' with the suffix '-ly', deleting 'e') uncomfortable, unpleasant =This term comes from the feeling one endures when a pebble More…

pedabowling

To attempt to hit pedestrians while driving a car. The speaker was trying to accurately and quickly describe an activity. =Whenever I’m driving on this street, it always makes me More…

Pedexterous

someone who has a great ability to pick up items using their feet =She is so pedexterous that she can eat with her feet. Etymology : Derived from ped- Latin suffix meaning foot and More…

pedi

A pedestrian As I was crossing the street, two men on bicycles quickly cut in front of me as the first man yelled to the second man, “Watch out for the pedi!” The cropped More…

pedi (pee dee)

(noun) pediatric patient =Technical jargon. This word is usually used in hospitals where doctors or nurses refer to pediatric patients. Pedi is more succinct way of speaking in busy urgent More…


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