Some Words Added to the Dictionary

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Some Words Added to the Dictionary
« on: July 21, 2014, 06:20:08 PM »
Muggle: n.       
In the fiction of J.K. Rowling: a person who possesses no magical powers. Hence in allusive and extended uses: a person who lacks a particular skill or skills, or who is regarded as inferior in some way.

 A method of collectively finding one to blame for a mistake no one is willing to confess to. Often occurs in the form of a meeting of colleagues at work, gathered to decide who is to blame for a screw up.

 A homosexual person's ability to identify another person as homosexual by interpreting subtle signals conveyed by their appearance, interests, etc.

A young woman regarded as independent and strong or aggressive, especially in her attitude to men or in her sexuality.

 The third film, book, event, etc. in a series; a second sequel.

A person closely resembling a smaller or younger version of another.

A person in their teens or twenties who has an aptitude for computers and the Internet.

Spending one's employer's Internet and email facilities for personal activities during working hours.

Prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of appearance.

Derogatory a food that contains genetically modified ingredients.

Guitar riffs.

n. The ability to recover from near-defeat in a competition; the ability to recover from a setback.

n. A rebuttal for an accusation before it is made.

v. Searching the Internet for instances of one's own name or links to one's own website.


n. The physical world, as opposed to virtual.

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Re: Some Words Added to the Dictionary
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2014, 12:13:07 PM »
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Some Words Added to the Dictionary
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2014, 03:10:33 PM »
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