Navigation


S/E

Science and Engineering Major at Rice University Slang to separate the Academic Divisions of Rice: Archis, Musis, Academs, and S/Es. Each student at Rice can claim to be apart of one of More…

SE

A student of science or engineering. SE is common slang among Rice students for someone studying science and engineering. Its use here along with ‘academ’ quickly More…

Se

gender neutral subjective pronoun. Se is an option for people who are neither male nor female but prefer a less dehumanizing pronoun than it. =Se ate a ham sandwich. Etymology : Blend More…

Sea Lawyer

One who attempts to shirk responsibility or blame through trivial technicalities. This word is used chiefly in the Navy and at the Naval Academy to describe a midshipman or officer who uses More…

Seaning

(eponym) 1. too feel extremely lazy 2. To sleep for 15 hours straight. =This is an eponym based off of a roommate of mine named Sean (will not disclose his last name) suffixed with –ing More…

search

A search engine; an online resource for searching. This was derived through clipping, clipping the word engine from the end of the phrase search engine. Although the word search used as a More…

seatjack

To steal someone's seat. =A term that takes the word carjack for stealing cars and applies to the word seat as in stealing seats. Carjack is broken up where the car is dropped, and More…

sec

the secretaries within a Rice residential college, students who organize means such as email and Facebook of notifying the college of events and activities =this is Rice slang used often More…

Secadem

a Rice student whose double majoring in both Group I or II and III. ="Are you an S/E or an academy?" "Actually, both. I am a secadem." =Conversation

Sectionalize

To hold a sectional rehearsal for a musical section. It was used to shorten the phrase “hold a sectional” and it’s easier to say =The trumpets are going to sectionalize More…

Securitize

Incorrect form of to make more secure. Bush is a moron. =The US must help Russia securitize the dismantling of the nuclear warheads. Etymology : Sort of zero derivation in being a verb More…

Securitying

act of providing security =At Rice, many events have students acting as security. One student turned security into a new verb by adding -ing at the end. Adding -ing to the end of a noun More…

see your guts

to vomit; to throw up =The term is used to refer to someone who is vomiting. There is a metonymic shift in the fact that when the person is puking, their guts are not actually coming out More…

SEE-YOU-NEXT-THURSDAY

a euphemistical term referring to a ‘cunt.’ [See = C, you = U, next = N, Tuesday = T] Rather than using the somewhat taboo word ‘cunt,’ she used this word. =Oh, More…

Seent

Past and past participle of see =It’s unclear whether this is a standalone creation or not, but it appears that see undergoes the same past tense form as went. In this case it could be More…

segway

Transition, esp. from one topic to another in speech; an introduction to a subject ('a segway into the future', 'a segway into the next chapter') This is a semantic change (metaphor) from More…

Seinfeldia

(affixation) Life of dedicated fans of the TV sitcom Seinfeld. This is coined for the title of a 2016 book by Jennifer Armstrong analyzing how the TV show Seinfeld has the influence on More…

Selca

Blend of “self” and “camera”, used to indicate the photo taken with a front facing camera on modern phones. Can refer to the actual front facing camera, but most often used as the photo More…

Self-partnered

In a relationship with yourself. =Self-partnered is a new term coined by Emma Watson in her recent interview with Vogue magazine to describe her relationship status. As an actress and More…

Self-Partnered

​The condition of being single (not in a romantic relationship) and being satisfied with life. The need for the word “self-partnered” came from the negative connotation being “single” had More…


Navigation

Pages: 1 2 3 4 .. 6 Next >>


# $ & ( + - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 @
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [ a ab c e f g u v