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Yay

interjection
expression of joy
Yay, I did my homework!
Submitted on 01/03/2015 02:16:00

disgorgement

noun
the act or an instance of disgorging
The citizens boards of accountability will be empowered to force the disgorgement of public officers' ill-gotten gains.
Submitted by: Dr_Cordero from United States on 01/03/2015 00:19:00

hot yoga

noun
a form of exercise based on yoga that consists of a strenuous sequence of poses performed in a room heated to 40 degrees
We do hot yoga and we do it very well.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/02/2015 08:54:00

amn't

verb
an informal way of saying 'am not'
I amn't done with my math. I amn't happy with my cat.
Submitted by: Katelyann Bell from United States on 27/02/2015 02:01:00

felony murder

noun
a criminal offence in most states in the US that means that if a crime ends in death, a person who committed the crime can be convicted of murder even if they did not carry out the killing
Some 46 states in the union have some form of felony murder rule on their statute books.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/02/2015 17:02:00

shipping

noun
1
the desire among fans that fictional characters will get together in a romantic relationship
Shipping can be seen in fanfiction and fan art of the imagined couplings.
2
also a verb
No matter who you ship you can't deny that Harry and Hermione have had a constant connection throughout the entire series.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/02/2015 20:58:00

OTP

abbreviation
1
one true pairing: a couple that fans of a work of fiction prefer to all other couples
The degree of fanaticism displayed for a particular OTP may be proportional to their distance from the Official Couple.
2
one-time password: a password that is valid for only one login session or transaction
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/02/2015 20:55:00

Mary Sue

noun
in fan fiction, a female character invented by the author who is so perfect as to be annoying
The prototypical Mary Sue is an original female character in a fanfic who obviously serves as an idealized version of the author mainly for the purpose of Wish Fulfillment.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/02/2015 20:48:00

disruptive

adjective
original and new in a way that causes significant change; used mainly about technology
The Internet continues to be the most disruptive innovation of our time. | In time, blockchains will power many radical, disruptive technologies that smart people are working on right now.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/02/2015 14:39:00

brain fade

noun
a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett admitted she suffered an 'absolutely excruciating' radio interview this morning - after a 'mental brain fade' saw her forget how much a key policy pledge would cost.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/02/2015 18:31:00

biogeochemistry

noun
the scientific discipline that involves the study of the chemical, physical, geological, and biological processes and reactions that govern the composition of the natural environment
Biogeochemistry is a systems science closely related to systems ecology.
Submitted from Bangladesh on 24/02/2015 08:29:00

spambot

noun
1
a program designed to collect e-mail addresses from the internet in order to build mailing lists for sending spam
2
a program that collects information from social media and uses it to create popularity
Horse_ebooks is a Twitter spam bot originally set up to promote horse-ebooks.com. | Until further notice (or until Tumblr defeats this spambot plague), I’m being pretty ruthless with new followers.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/02/2015 10:17:00

Celtic tiger

noun
the Irish economy, or Ireland itself, as regarded during the period of rapid economic growth that characterized the 1990s and early 21st century
In the midst of the Celtic Tiger, Ireland as a republic boomed.
Submitted on 22/02/2015 20:45:00

bollix up

verb
to mess up
He bollixed up my work.
Submitted by: Joe from Germany on 22/02/2015 14:23:00

meta

adjective
used about creative works that refer to other examples of the same type rather than anything external
Whether you appreciate Leon’s grumbling, Sandra’s shrieking or the wisdom of the Siddiquis, TV’s most meta show is easy to love.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/02/2015 16:21:00

vike

noun
(also Vike)
short for Vicodin, a prescription painkiller available in the US
Perry suffered an acute attack of pancreatitis and lost a great deal of weight when he was hooked on Vikes.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/02/2015 16:16:00

kick up a dust

phrase
to create a row
Submitted from Pakistan on 20/02/2015 14:03:00

jolly dee

abbreviation
(also jolly D)
okay; an abbreviation of 'jolly decent'
Submitted from Pakistan on 20/02/2015 14:02:00

class clown

noun
someone in a class who makes everyone laugh
Submitted from Pakistan on 20/02/2015 13:56:00

phytochemical

noun
1
one of a number of various biologically active compounds, found in plants
2
also an adjective
Phytochemical screening of the plants showed the presence of flavonoids, terpenoids, saponins, tannins and reducing sugars.
Submitted from Pakistan on 20/02/2015 13:55:00