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lookologo

lookologo  n.— «D’Agostino came to the Web—”It started as a personal blog,” he said—from a successful career in journalism, a brief dalliance in cinema and several books. But it was on television that he made his name as a...

yumptious

yumptious  adj.— «This scholarly, no-frills econiche for neologisms makes yumptious reading from here to Bosnywash.» —“On Language: Living In Synonymy” by William Safire New York Times Magazine Sept. 21, 1980...

grayshirt

grayshirt  v.— «Even before deciding on Orange Coast, I knew I was going to grayshirt. I have dyslexia (a reading-learning disability), and I felt that I needed to take some classes and learn what college is all about before I tried...

sting jet

sting jet  n.— «Dubbed the Sting Jet, it is the source of the most damaging winds that scour Britain in winter, uprooting trees, damaging property and taking lives. The name was inspired by an expression first used by Norwegian...

sting jet

sting jet  n.— «Research by the Met Office and Prof Keith Browning, of the University of Reading, discovered the phenomenon and coined the phrase. Sting jets occur in cyclones when there is a dramatic fall in the barometric pressure...

Jacks

Jacks  interj.— «The accusation being levelled by Cureton was that Sidwell had “cheated” by calling “Jacks’—footballing parlance for “leave it”—just as the QPR striker was about to accept a pass from Marcus...