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legit (2)

(from legitimate) modern term to describe something cool or good. =Heard this term from a friend to describe his running race. Found it very interesting & have been using it in my More…

Legit (3)

(From the word legitimate, removing the last five letters.) Authentic and cool. =Heard this term from a friend to describe his running race. Found it very interesting & have been using More…

legit (5)

(Clipping) cool, good =Slang, used primarily by youth (college aged and younger) Etymology : Clipping -imate from "legitimate" ="Dang, that's legit." More…

Legitible

(Back formation) Able or qualified to be a gangster, or more colloquially, a G. =Look at the way he dresses; he's definitely legitible. Etymology : derived from a blending of More…

legitly

describes an action that was done legitimately, with great skill or within the rules =Legitly was formed through clipping and derivation. First, legitimately was clipped to legit, which More…

legitness

the degree to which something is perceived to be legitimate (legit) =The legitness of the story was never in question. Etymology : 'legit' (clipping of legitimate) + More…

LEGOIZE

To make compatible with a structure made of LEGO pieces for the purpose of attachment. Presumed reason for coinage There was no accepted vocabulary that expressed the sought idea, and "to More…

legolabbie

to serve as a teaching assistant/lab aide for the Rice course ELEC 201 Presumed reason for coinage much simpler than 'do my work as an Electrical Engineering 201 Teaching Assistant', but More…

Legs

It is a racing swim suit that comes down to one’s ankles. =Please go change into your legs before the 100! Etymology : The swim suit started off being called a body suit, soon was More…

legsie

a photo one takes of one’s own legs =These photos are usually with a smartphone with the intention of posting the photo on a social networking site. Most legsies are taken on the beach, More…

leh go

An exclamation used when you are looking forward to something that is coming in the future. =The phrase 'let's go' was shortened into leh go. Final consonants are often More…

Lemme

This word is just the combination of ‘let’ and ‘me’, it can be used instead of the two words. It is an informal shortcut taken in a hurry, so this would not be More…

lemon

A defective but apparently fine car that is sold in a used car market, usually exhibiting problems shortly after its purchase. ('the deceptive dealer sells lemons at a high price') Like a More…

LEMON

Someone who is sour and always willing to fight; a person whose company is unpleasant. Possible reason used: The word “lemon” here was used to provide some physical More…

lemonadey

((suffixation)) Of or pertaining to lemonade, a sweet drink typically made of water, lemon juice, and sugar; exhibiting the qualities (specifically the distinct flavor) of this beverage More…

lemonhead

a racial slur for Asians The slur lemonhead presumably draws attention to the fact that Asians have yellow skin color. Slurs are one area of language that is always expanding; newer slurs More…

Leonidas

(VERB) to kick in the chest. This comes from the scene in the movie "300" in which the Spartan king Leonidas kicks a man into a pit. Usually preceded by yelling "THIS IS More…

Leopold

to perform in the style of Leopold Stokowski, a famous director of the Philadelphia orchestra known for his eccentric style. It was used to suggest that the way a piece of music sounded More…

Leopold

The act of conducting in a formal manner similar to that of the conductor Leopold Stokowski. Intended Meaning: the act of conducting in a formal manner similar to that of the conductor More…

Leptotene

Stage of DNA replication when the chromosomes of DNA appear as fine, discrete threads. =‘Leptotene is the first stage of meiotic prophase I, when the duplicated paired homologs More…


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