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gevaltize

gevaltize  v.— «In certain precincts of the Jewish community, a person who insists that the sky is falling, despite ample evidence to the contrary, is said to gevaltize—a neologism derived from the famous Yiddish cry of shock or alarm...

sidequel

sidequel  n.— «Sidequel (Side Story)—A sidequel is a neologism describing a work of fiction in literature, film, and other creative works that is produced after a completed work, set in the same “universe,” with arbitrary...

Minnewisowa

Minnewisowa  n.— «Republicans will convene in Minneapolis, the largest city in “Minnewisowa.” That neologism refers to the contiguous states of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, which have 27 electoral votes.» —“Your election...

cinema jazz

cinema jazz  n.— «The same goes for moving pictures, whether it’s the grainy old educational clips or the handcrafted abstract strips with which the trio create, and in fact improvise to a degree, a luminous collage of loops and layers...

beme

beme  n.— «One proponent is Martine Rothblatt, who is a genuine visionary.…Her talk entitled “Of Genes, Bemes and Conscious Things” outlined a future in which human consciousnesses are uploaded into computers. Her...

mooby

mooby  n.— «Before his weight loss, the film director was mocked by a tabloid newspaper after a photograph of him on a Caribbean beach showed his droopy chest, or “moobies”—a neologism for male boobs.» —“Super-slimmer Winner...