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quackitude

(derivation) actions with the property of being done by a fake or a quack, especially in reference to politician George Bush =“Another news worthy day of quackitude needs some explaining” More…

quad

to loiter and socialize, specifically in a college quadrangle. Interpretation of intended meaning To hang out in a college quad, generally around the swing. Presumed reason for coinage More…

Quad

Often refers to an active, rectangular area of campus enclosed by buildings (i.e. academic quad, RMC quad); usually an important, well known part of campus where students hang out and More…

quad(1)

(Noun) Quad refers to the rectangular area enclosed by college or a couple of buildings. Generally used in the sense of a college where people generally spend their time or hang out. The More…

Quad(2)

(Clipping of "Quadrangle") A large grassy field in the shape of a quadrangle at a school or University. =Quadrangle originally meant a shape with four sides and four angle, and More…

quadcopter

A flying machine that uses four spinning rotors to fly. Popular choice for UAVs with cameras due to increased stability. ="A Rice Alumnus uses his quadrocopter to take pictures of More…

Quadcopter

A machine that resemblances a helicopter that instead of one rotary blade, has four rotary blades. It functions similar to helicopter that can move in vertical and horizontal dimensions. More…

Quality

(adjective) High quality, very good =This is used in an informal setting to describe something that is very good, often used as a descriptor for food or experiences. It does not need to be More…

quandary

a state of mind defined by conflict/complexity; one in a quandary may be experiencing confusing about what choice to make or direction to go in. =used to describe a state on is in. More…

Quantrum

(Novel Creation) An opinion one reaches to about a numerical value without sufficient proof. A guess of a number for something. =Quantrum may be used freely whenever a situation arises when More…

quarterbacking

Playing the quarterback position. I have no idea why this word came out of the announcer’s mouth because it sounded odd right away. It was an example of a word that clearly More…

Quasirational

Almost, but not quite, rational; resembling something rational. Guy Claxton uses the word quasirational here to show that the idea is close to, but not quite, a rational one – More…

qubit

Analogy to the bit used in traditional computers as in quantum computers. The smallest unit of storing information. =Normally we can say “quantum bit”, which is not much effort, yet not as More…

Queasishness

Embodies the feeling of being queasy or sick to one's stomach. 'Queasy' (feeling nauseous), the root of 'queasishness' was first modified into the adjective 'queasish' and the noun-forming More…

Queen

​An intelligent, attractive, empowered, women who is successful and enviable. Also used by women to describe their female friends when they have done something worth celebrating. =Queen More…

queerdo

an insult to someone whom the speaker believes is acting in a strange manner. My brother is a very goofy child and he is always looking for new and innovative ways to insult me. In this More…

Queering

To apply queer theory (to a work). Queer used to be a derogatory word for homosexuals, but has been taken on by the LGBT community as a positive word. Queering entails looking at works with More…

queerplatonic

A type of relationship between non-straight people that is intimate without being romantic or sexual. Used almost exclusively by people on the aromantic/asexual spectrums. =My More…

Queerplatonic Relationship

A very intense and profound relationship between individuals Some of those asked understood this word slightly differently however; when asked, they responded that they thought of it as a More…

Quelch

(noun, Verb) Definition: A belch intended to terminate an argument or dispute. Usually exceedingly loud so as to detract from whatever anyone else is saying. =Ex: “I was trying to explain More…


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