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geidh

geidh  adj.— «The Gaelic language has at least half a dozen words to describe homosexuals, varying from merely impolite to obscene. Such is the lack of a non-judgmental term for gay people that the BBC’s Gaelic radio service was recently...

monging

monging  n.— «Sunday face originally referred to a righteous or sanctimonious facial expression, worn at or after church, or just generally.…Now it is used in the UK to refer to an almost total lack of facial expression, typically on...

scatter band

scatter band  n.— «They’re known as a “scatter band” for their lack of formation.…“What happened was, we had a band director who was fired in 1963,” says Amit Aggarwal, who plays tenor sax. When a graduate student...

juice

juice  v.— «Bodybuilders who “juice,” a term for using steroids, lack patience and dedication but are drawn to risk.» —“Weight lifters vital to steroids probe” by Clif LeBlanc The State (Columbia, S.C.) Sept...

irritable desk syndrome

irritable desk syndrome  n.— «They even coined a new term for this hazard that today’s uber modern work culture has churned out—Irritable Desk Syndrome. Researchers say the syndrome is the after—effect of a cluttered desk, poor posture and...

anthropodenial

anthropodenial  n.— «The ancients apparently never gave much thought to this practice, the opposite of anthropomorphism, and so we lack a word for it. I will call it anthropodenial: a blindness to the humanlike characteristics of other...