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tbt

(Initialism for Throwback Thursday so pronounced by the letters separately t-b-t. Created originally through alliteration with the T consonant in Throwback and Thursday. Also the repetition of More…

Tbt(1)

An acronym that originally meant ‘throwback Thursday’ but is now used to mean ‘throwback to’ or to recognize a reference that someone made to some memorable action or situation. =It is More…

TC

The Tex-mex fast food restaurant called Taco Cabana =Formed by simply taking only the first letter of each root word of the pronoun, Taco Cabana. It is a fast and simple way to refer to More…

tcby

the name of the frozen yogurt shop TCBY =After Karla broke up with her boyfriend, she and I stopped by tcby for some frozen yogurt to vent about boys. =my roommate

Tea

(metonymy) the empirical truth. The ultimate gossip, news, or highly sought after information. =Found predominately in the gay community. Possibly a metonymy arising from the act of More…

tea

gossip, truth, facts. =When someone has tea, they have knowledge about a significant topic, usually some type of gossip. Another way the term tea is used is before or after some truth is More…

Tea (

(metaphor) another word for gossip; something that is newsworthy and interesting =Tea has become extremely popular over recent years. It is used among mostly among Generations X’rs and More…

Tea (2)

Gossip; especially hot or juicy gossip =This term is usually used in phrases like “Spill the tea!” or “No tea, no shade” (a phrase used particularly by drag queens). This term originates More…

Tea (3)

(Metonymy) Gossip =Used in more colloquial settings among friends than “gossip”. Tea is an other word formation because it gained another meaning through metonymy. Oftentimes when people More…

Tea-lady

Definition: Term of endearment or an insult in reference to one’s female partner or more commonly mother. Tea-lady: Origin: My first experience with the word came as recently as More…

Tea-sip

a person who is not from Texas Reason used: The word was used to describe non-Texans in an informal and humorous way. Texans supposedly being more robust than people from other places, it More…

TEAFFEE

A hot drink made from coffee beans and tea powder. Possible reason used: My uncle obviously did not want to leave his morning drink nameless. He knew it was neither tea nor coffee. In More…

Tebowing

(eponym) To get down on one’s knee and pray after accomplishing something, but sometimes done for no apparent reason. An act of praising and honoring God. Started by football star Tim More…

Tebowing (2)

to bow one's head in prayer while on one knee =The term is used to describe the pop culture action of taking a picture of yourself with your head bowed in prayer and on one knee. The More…

tebowing10

(verb) It refers to when a person gets down on one knee and puts his or her elbow on the other knee. Then you make a fist and put it on your forehead. You are supposed to be praying when you More…

tech

1. In videogame Super Smash Brothers Melee, to tap the control stick left-right-left-right repeatedly as fast as possible, creating a certain effect on your character “Teching” More…

Techie

One who has proficient skill in the technological fields. It is a concise way of referring to specific people, much like a nickname. This nickname refers to a special group that possesses More…

Technicolor Yawn

a more lyrical and colorful term for vomit, referring to the sometimes vivid range of food people eat and can throw up.The phrase is in part a metaphor relating the action of yawning and More…

techno-hubris

a large dependence and belief in technology and that technology can save humanity from anything =Seemed like the author needed some new term to describe how extreme our dependency is on More…

technochicken

Person afraid of recent technology and avoids such machines as computers. Technochicken is one of many words being concocted en mass to cope with the flood of new objects, titles, and More…


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