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The Online Slang Dictionary for American, English, and Urban slang.

Wednesday's slang word of the day: womp womp

20 June 2018 @ 4:36 pm

My sincerest apologies for not choosing a Word of the Day in so long.Today's slang word of the day is womp womp. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.womp wompinterjectionimitation of a sound effect traditionally used in cartoons after something unfortunate happens to a character. The second "womp" is spoken at a lower pitch. Almost always used sarcastically to indicate that the speaker doesn't care.      &nb

Friday's slang word of the day: delish

13 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is delish. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.delishadjective"delicious".That dinner was delish.                                                     &n

Thursday's slang word of the day: famously

12 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is famously. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.famouslyadverbwell.                                                                     &

Wednesday's slang word of the day: bra

11 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is bra. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.branounalternate pronunciation of bro.Hey bra! Do you want to go to the store?See more words with the same meaning: friend, friends.See more words with the same meaning:

Tuesday's slang word of the day: cock up

10 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is cock up. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.cock upnouna mistake. Usually hyphenated.                                                                  

Monday's slang word of the day: cracking to

9 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is cracking to. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.cracking toadjectiveeager to.                                                               

Friday's slang word of the day: get a buzz on

6 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is get a buzz on. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.get a buzz onverbto acquire a buzz.                                                &n

Thursday's slang word of the day: get slizzard

5 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is get slizzard. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.get slizzardverbto become slizzard.Tonight I'm about to get slizzard.               &nbs

Wednesday's slang word of the day: frosh

4 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is frosh. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.froshnoun - uncountablea freshman.                                                                    &nbs

Tuesday's slang word of the day: going forward

3 September 2013 @ 4:57 pm

Today's slang word of the day is going forward. Its definitions appear below. Click here to vote on usage and vulgarity, to see words that share the same meaning, and to see words that share the same root words.going forwardotherfrom now, into the future. Usually used in contrast to the near past, as when discussing future corporate plans.                                           

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Quotes from famous and not so famous people.

Pope Paul VI

"Nothing makes one feel so strong as a call for help."

Harry S Truman

"If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen."

Lee Iacocca

"Trouble shared is trouble halved."

Josh Billings

"Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words."

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Beyond Beowulf: Q&A with Hana Videen, author of The Wordhord

10 May 2022 @ 3:15 pm

Hwæt the heck? Old English is fundamental to the language we speak every day, yet few people outside medievalists and literature scholars know very much about it. Hana Videen is here to change that: in 2013, she started the Wordhord twitter account, posting one Old English word a day. She’s since expanded her efforts: the […]

Introducing LEXICON LUNACY 2022!

1 March 2022 @ 1:55 pm

The month of March is upon us, and with it its attendant madness. College basketball is all well and good, but here at Wordnik we’ll be celebrating the first ever LEXICON LUNACY. Here’s how it works:  We’ve taken the 32 most-loved words from 2021 and bracketized them into a single-elimination tournament. Every day this month, […]

Eye on the Hog! Nine of our Favorite Winter Olympics Words

20 February 2022 @ 6:44 pm

The 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing wraps up today. Over the past two weeks, we’ve watched athletes and teams from 91 nations skate, ski, and sleigh their way to Olympic glory (including 25 medals for Team USA!) and learned plenty of new words in the process. Here, our nine favorite Winter Olympics terms and […]

Five Words From … Matrix, by Lauren Groff

1 February 2022 @ 3:05 pm

Welcome to the latest installment of “Five words from …” our series which highlights interesting words from interesting books!  The hottest Matrix of 2021 had nothing to do with white rabbits, red pills, or Keanu Reeves. This Matrix, Lauren Groff’s latest novel, tells the story of Marie de France as she progresses from ungainly orphan […]

The Wordnik 2021 Gift Guide for Word Lovers

7 December 2021 @ 3:42 pm

Wondering what to get this year for the logophile in your life? Here’s a list of books, games, art, and other goodies for word nerds of all ages.  Adopt a word What better gift for a word lover than… a word? For $25, you can adopt a word—(almost) any word—in someone’s honor. The recipient will […]

To Arrakis and Beyond: The Language of Dune

14 November 2021 @ 12:18 am

The fictional universe of Frank Herbert’s Dune saga is incredibly expansive, with each book in the series accompanied by a glossary of more than 100 terms. With the release of Denis Villeneuve’s latest film adaptation, some moviegoers have set to frantic Googling, desperate to tell their sardaukar from their shai-hulud. Herbert dug into a deep […]

Tasty Morsels from Groovy Hubs: Our Favorite Words from Succession

15 October 2021 @ 11:01 pm

Whether you’re a con-head or a slime puppy, fans of HBO’s Succession know that no one can turn a phrase—especially a profane one—like the show’s writers. The drama, which features the members of the Roy family plotting for control over the family media empire, won awards for the whip-smart, hilarious dialogue of its first two […]

Q&A with Arika Okrent, author of Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don’t Rhyme—and Other Oddities of the English Language

7 September 2021 @ 7:46 pm

Why is the English language so complicated, so illogical, and so weird? Everyone has thought it, from the most seasoned writers to the newest English language learners. In her new book, Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don’t Rhyme—and Other Oddities of the English Language [Bookshop.org, Amazon, OUP], author and linguist Arika Okrent sets […]

Soap Opera Slang: From Horses to K-Dramas

31 January 2021 @ 12:01 pm

Do you enjoy your stories? Today’s the perfect day to celebrate them.  On this day in 1949 premiered what’s considered the first daytime soap opera on television. These Are My Children (no relation to All My Children, which debuted 21 years later) centered on the struggles of an Irish widow raising her three children in […]

Words on the Grift: Our Favorite Ways of Saying ‘Con Artist’

5 December 2020 @ 11:16 am

Thirty years ago on this day, classic con artist flick The Grifters was released. We love everything about the film, but perhaps especially the lingo. It’s inspired us to take a look at some fun ways to say grifter. On the grift The word grifter is from about 1915, according to the Oxford English Dictionary […]

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