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Soak

(Shifting) An internet word used in games to mean the act of getting experience points my killing enemy monsters. =This is a word that shifted its meaning overtime to fit the purpose of More…

Sobetting

(Blending) Sobetting, v. is a blending of the words sobbing and vomiting. It is the action that can follow after a heavy night of drinking in which something traumatic or unsettling occurs. More…

socal

Refers to the physical location and the culture of Southern California. =It is often cumbersome to say the entire name “Southern California”. Therefore, it can be clipped and shortened to More…

Soccermom

Referring to a parent who devotes most of the time and enthusiasm to her child. Usually referring to middle-aged, upper middle class woman who spends most of her time picking up their More…

social engineering

Matchmaking, attempting to manipulate two people together in hopes of sparking a romantic relationship Making a play on the many fields of engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, etc.) More…

Sociohorticulture

(compounding) The study of how the act of gardening affects humans physically and mentally. =At Texas A&M, Novak coined the term “sociohorticulture,” which encompasses the psychosocial More…

sofass

The state or condition of being stuck to a leather or vinyl chair or sofa; usually occurs after one has been seated for a considerable period of time. It was used as a clever, concise term More…

Soft

Someone who is considered emotionally weak. =Usually directed at a weaker or less liked member of a group of friends. Etymology : A metaphor of the original word soft, in reference to More…

Soft (2)

Overwhelmed with the cuteness or wholesomeness of something. =When encountered with something they consider very cute or wholesome, somebody can say they are “soft” as a reaction to that More…

Soft Alcohol

alcoholic beverages that have alcohol concentration less than 30% Etymology : analogy from hard alcohol, with hard alcohol being one category of alcohol with no name for non-hard, so More…

Soft Boi

(Creative Respelling) A young male who lures women into dating him by appearing sensitive and brooding, but is actually just emotionally abusive and manipulative. Softbois are a 2019 version More…

soft-serve

(semantic shift) a female whose fat collects in rolls, evoking the image of a soft-serve ice cream cone. ="Dude, she has more than just muffin-tops, she's soft-serve status." More…

Softlifting

(blend) Purchasing a single license copy of a software program and illegally installing it onto multiple computers. =Softlifting is when you purchase a single license copy of a software More…

Softs

the part of the human body located behind the patella (also referred to as the “softs of the knees”) =The term “softs” is metonymically relating a quality of the knee to that part of the More…

SOGGY

Not quite awake, unable to get out of bed. This is a very descriptive term that did in fact capture the feeling. There are not any good short terms in English that adequately describe the More…

SoHo

(clipping and then compounding) A person, typically a woman, who lives south of Houston St. in New York and is considered particularly promiscuous. To differentiate between this and the More…

Soil

Describes smokeless tobacco; any type of smokeless tobacco that is placed in the mouth. =Used among anyone who uses smokeless tobacco, but originated in south Texas. Etymology : From More…

SOL

To be in a bad situation with no way out. acronym for “shit out of luck” A slightly less offensive way of using the phrase. Small child around at the time. =‘I was SOL More…

SOL (1)

(initialism) Informal shortening of 'so out of luck.' =What happens if she can't find a space? Right, right now if she can't find a space she's just SOL. More…

solander

A case for maps, plates, etc., made to resemble a book and having the front cover and fore edge hinged. Using the person's name to name the thing that that person invented, i.e. eponymy. More…


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