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pederosis

noun
another name for paedophilia
I would be a knave to say, and the reader a fool to believe, that the shock of losing Lolita cured me of pederosis.
Submitted by: Gita from Brazil on 14/04/2016

plasticate

verb
to change into a plastic material
Can we please have this cover plasticated?
Submitted by: Luk from United States on 13/04/2016

go from strength to strength

to become increasingly successful
Submitted by: leaeriz from Poland on 13/04/2016

smidget

noun
a little bit of something
Can I have a smidget of salt?
Submitted by: Ari dill from United States on 13/04/2016

Streisand effect

noun
the phenomenon that trying to suppress information about something only increases people's desire to find out about it; named after the singer Barbra Streisand's attempts to prevent publication of images of her home in Malibu
“It’s a massive Streisand effect. Now I am fielding calls from European tabloids,” he said.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/04/2016

presbyopia

noun
a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness
Presbyopia happens when the lens inside the eye thickens and becomes more rigid, losing the flexibility to focus on objects close and far away.
Submitted on 13/04/2016

jabroni

(also jobber)
noun
a professional wrestler who loses in order to make another wrestler look good
Submitted by: Javad Hekayati from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 12/04/2016

opioid

noun
1
a compound that resembles opium in its addictive properties or physical effects
2
used before a noun
opioid analgesics/addiction
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/04/2016

charioteer

noun
a person who drives a chariot
Krishna was Arjuna's charioteer in the great war of Mahabharata.
Submitted by: shanil jose from India on 11/04/2016

zord

noun
in the Power Rangers TV series, a giant fighting machine, a mini version of a megazord
Let's get in the zord.
Zords combine to create the ultimate Samurai Megazord complete with Super Samurai Sword.
Submitted by: Andrew Stamps from United States on 10/04/2016

megazord

noun
in the Power Rangers TV series, a fighting machine in the form of a giant robot
Lets get in the megazord
Submitted by: Andrew Stamps from United States on 10/04/2016

mipster

noun
a Muslim hipster: a young urban Muslim who is interested in the latest fashion, culture, comedy etc.
Some mipsters are more traditional than others.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/04/2016

GUMmy

noun
a global urban Muslim: a highly educated and well-travelled young Muslim
Most exciting are the opportunities selling to global urban Muslim consumers (or GUMmies for short).
Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/04/2016

iron out the kinks

to improve something, to get rid of imperfections from something
They started rehearsing the Christmas concert well in advance in order to iron out the kinks by December 20.
Submitted by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 10/04/2016

Apache

noun
a member of a North American Indian people
Historically recorded groups include Apaches, Comanches, Kikapoos, and Kiowas.
Submitted by: Sevda from Iraq on 10/04/2016

democratism

noun
support for or advocacy of democracy as a political system or ideology
Submitted on 10/04/2016

certiorari

noun
a writ or order by which a higher court reviews a case tried in a lower court
a writ of certiorari
Submitted by: elmer from United States on 09/04/2016

pangolin

(also scaly anteater)
noun
a mammal whose body is covered with hard overlapping plates. It has a long snout and eats ants and termites.
Submitted on 09/04/2016

rumpology

noun
a pseudoscience similar to physiognomy, performed by examining crevices, dimples, warts, moles and folds of a person's buttocks
Rumpology, she claims, is an art she revived from ancient India and Babylon.
Submitted on 08/04/2016

smoke and mirrors

noun
behaviour or information designed to hide the truth about a situation or create a false impression
Campaigners slam the county council document as being “smoke and mirrors” and “intended to satisfy a pre-determined outcome”.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/04/2016
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