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bone-tired

adjective
extremely tired
She barely slept and was bone-tired when she went to deal with the hens.
Submitted by: Darshi from India on 25/06/2015

cheela

noun
a savory pancake made from gram flour, vegetables and spices
Submitted by: Vineet Kumar from India on 25/06/2015

ethology

noun
the scientific study of animal behaviour
Submitted by: ARNOLD from Czech Republic on 24/06/2015

single-serve

adjective
monoportion, disposable
G.M. is known for its single-serve coffee makers.
Submitted by: Chiara from Italy on 24/06/2015

away day

noun
a work-related departmental meeting away over a day or weekend, which takes part in a location other than the usual office setting, usually for purposes of brainstorming or team-building
The marketing team came up with dozens of new campaign initiatives from their annual away day.
Submitted by: Fauzia Eastwood from United Kingdom on 23/06/2015

bindaas

adjective
jolly making
How was your exam? Dude bindaas
Submitted by: Vineet Kumar from India on 22/06/2015

transfer pricing

noun
the practice of setting up companies in tax havens into which profits from business elsewhere can be channelled, thus avoiding paying tax on them
The commonest techinque is transfer pricing, employed by pretty much every multinational.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 22/06/2015

chub rub

noun
a rash on your thighs caused by them rubbing together in hot weather or conditions
Chub rub is one of the great unspoken issues for scores of women who suffer from inner-thigh chafing when they attempt to wear dresses or skirts.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 22/06/2015

it/that will never do

verb
said when you think that something should not be considered acceptable
It will never do to send a résumé without a cover letter.
That will never do to abuse a child like that!
Submitted by: Caleb Judy from United States on 22/06/2015

unallowable

adjective
not allowed by a particular set of rules or by the law
Smoking is unallowable in any restaurants.
Submitted by: Caleb Judy from United States on 22/06/2015

commonality

noun
shared features or characteristics
All snowflakes share the commonality of being snowflakes, yet there are no two snowflakes that are identical.
Submitted by: Benyamin Rafipour from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 21/06/2015

men in grey suits

noun
1
in business and politics, very effective behind the scenes operators
They had to call in the men in grey suits on that particular problem.
2
a surfing term for sharks
Submitted on 21/06/2015

baccarat

noun
a card game played at casinos
In Baccarat, cards have a point value: cards 2–9 are worth face value (in points); 10s, Js, Qs and Ks have no point value (i.e. are worth zero); Aces are worth 1 point; Jokers are not used.
Submitted by: Vanessa from Viet Nam on 21/06/2015

sprag

verb
to tell on someone; to grass someone up
You can't sprag, it's not cool.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/06/2015

sublebrity

noun
1
someone who is a little bit famous
I am what I call a "sub-lebrity," which is a little below the basement of celebrity.
2
the state of being a little bit famous
Unless you have an obsessive interest in detail, I think you can only side with Richard on the Beckhams’ sublebrity at the time.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/06/2015

Singlish

noun
Singapore English: the English spoken in Singapore
Expect less Singlish and more anecdotes based around me watching the BBC.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/06/2015

explainer

noun
an article that explains something, often the facts behind a news story
The concept of the explainer as a journalistic form is not new.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/06/2015

tentpole movie

noun
a film that is so successful it can support the studio that produced it for some time
The studios that ruled in the 1980s were swallowed up by giant conglomerates, and as the US shifted towards international markets – notably China – the reign of blockbuster franchises and tentpole movies took hold.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/06/2015

khichdi

noun
a south Asian dish made of rice, lentils, turmeric and salt
Submitted by: khichdi from India on 18/06/2015

granulate

verb
1
to form into grains
granulated lime
2
to make a surface rough
The wound has granulated.
3
to become grainy
granulated tissue
Submitted by: sebas from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on 18/06/2015