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childsafe - Anyone who compulsively seeks to isolate children (theirs or others) from the common realities of the world by forcing others to change instead of changing her own behavior which exposes said children.

e.g., Most of Ozzy Osbourne's critics are a bunch of childsafers. After all, it was only a bat.

submitted by Ike

chile - The country in South America. Lately, newscasters have taken to pronouncing the name in an odd fashion, as "chee-lay." This is close to the pronunciation in Spanish. But everyone has always said "chill-ee," which sounds quite normal.

e.g., Is it now somehow "politically correct" to pronounce Chile closer to how Spanish speakers say it? Does someone object to Chile being pronounced like "chilly," which is cool? Or like a very popular food, chili, which is very good? Chee-lay in English sounds so weird.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

chilearean - One born in Chile who grew up in Argentina. My husband speaks Spanish. Until I married him, I just assumed that Spanish was Spanish. I didn't realize that people from cuba speak different from, say, people from Spain. It all sounded the same to me. But since I've been married and been around different Hispanic peoples, I now know there is a big difference.

e.g., Some people speak Spanglish--English and Spanish combined. My husband speaks Chilearean.

submitted by linda

chilipunked - Being ignored when you don't think you deserve it. When a newspaper or other news media source does not mention your group in a story and you believe said mention is warranted, you have been "chilipunked."

e.g., From the News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) Blog, "Under the Dome" on March 4, 2008. The Libertarian Party plans to post challengers in some legislative races. The party has collected more than 95,000 signatures and is in the process of certifying them with local elections officials and the State Board of Election, according to would-be gubernatorial candidate Mike Munger. In an e-mail to Dome, the Duke University political science professor said that once the party plans to field candidates in "quite a few" of the 56 races with no competition. "We'd (the Libertarians) love to be able to have a primary, but the state denied our right to do that when they used their discretion to decertify us after the 2004 election," he wrote. He also said that Dome's failure to mention the possibility of Libertarian candidates "chilipunked" him. We have no earthly idea what that verb means.

submitted by Ben Watching

chill - Beyond cool. Dank.

e.g., Wanda is sooo chill.

submitted by brian gallagher - (www)

chill pill - TheFreeDictionary: "Something that calms nerves or induces relaxation."

e.g., Take a chill pill, Jill.

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

chillage - Casually discussing issues with friends, usually over an informal meal or other event.

e.g., Are you girls up for some chillage at the brothel?

submitted by tom

chillaxative - (noun) An over-the-counter medication that currently does not exist (but should) which permits the user to simultaneously chill out and get her sh*t together. {ED. Bowdlerizing my least favorite expletive is as close as I'll get to allowing it. Had the concept not been as good as it is, the submittal would have been rejected. Lillith.)

e.g., You're way too hyper about this; you need to take a chillaxative.

submitted by Bicycle Bill - (www)

chillaxing - Best exemplified by teenage behavior during late summer days, “chillaxing” is the merge of “chilling” and “relaxing.” It conjures up a uniquely laid-back condition. I am merely the submitter of this word which was part of a dialogue on Minnesota Public Radio.

e.g., Equipped with sunblock, sunshades, beach towels, and sodas, the friends gathered at the lake for an afternoon of artful chillaxing.

submitted by Nick Koch

chilli boots - Any large, high-heeled boot, preferably leather with pointy tips. Reminiscent of 80s prancing heavy metal stars.

e.g., Did you see that Dio video on Metal Mania? He was wearing the biggest Chilli Boots I'd ever seen.

submitted by Matt - (www)

chillibuck - (Chilly-Buck, n.) ten thousand dollars, euros, yen, vel cetera (whatever the current medium of exchange may be). [From Gk Xilioi 'ten thousand.']

e.g., A car cost about $650 in the 30s; nowadays, it's more like three or four chillibucks.

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

chilling, chillin' - Doing not much. Just hanging around.

e.g., Q: What did you do yesterday after school? A: Nothing much, just chilling.

submitted by Jack Sipkins - (www)

chillish - To be cold, or of a cool, chilling climate.

e.g., This morning was particularly chillish.

submitted by Jenne - (www)

chillow - To flip your pillow to the other side, which is cooler in temperature.

e.g., My head got hot last night when I was sleeping so I had to chillow.

submitted by Kaylee

chillt - The state of being chilled out or relaxed completely. An almost Zen state.

e.g., I spent this weekend all the way chillt. Also this allows for the shortest meaningfull dialogue in English: "Sup?" "Chillt."

submitted by Joshua Tuberville - (www)

chilluns - Correct Southern urbonics for "children"

e.g., Git them chilluns in tha house. It's suppatime an' we're a gonna have chitlins.

submitted by S. Berliner, III - (www)

chilly milfords - Cold, chilly, etc.

e.g., I'm feeling very chilly milfords today because it's chilly milfords outside.

submitted by Joy

chillywack - Extremly uneasy or uncomfortable being around someone or something.

e.g., Looking at that naked statue made me feel chillywacked.

submitted by joyce

chimbly - Chimney.

e.g., My farplace needs a new chimbly.

submitted by jim barcay

chimbo - A cheerleader bimbo.

e.g., Don't worry, she's just a chimbo.

submitted by Victoria S

chimchimichanga - A hot spice.

e.g., I ate a chimchimichanga.

submitted by Kevin 7th English

chimeleon - A fabulous beast composed of several parts all capable of independently changing their appearance.

e.g., Dr. Maynard was startled out of his sleeping bag by a creature appearing to be part lizard, part tobacco pouch, and part ointment jar (a medicinal salve for his "little problem") that had nested in his pack overnight. Doc thought it might be a chimeleon.

submitted by Sean Williams - (www)

chimmy-chong - A burrito. My friend Brandon had an argument with his mom about the difference between a burrito and a chimmy-chong aka chimichanga. | Chimichanga: "a crisp, often deep-fried tortilla containing a spicy filling of pork, chicken, etc., usually served as an appetizer with sour cream, green chili sauce, melted cheese, etc."

e.g., Eat that chimmy-chong, Brandon.

submitted by Kory - (www)

chimneyfish - One who drinks a lot and smokes a lot, often at the same time.

e.g., My dorm is inhabited by a bunch of chimneyfish--it smells disgusting.

submitted by aquila

chimp - Someone who follows instructions blindly but never considers the reason. Trained to do something without understanding the reason why (as a trained animal).

e.g., These reports are a disaster. Didn't anyone understnad why we were doing them? These people are chimps.

submitted by Garry (Batman)

chimpanzerebral - What one becomes when performing too many tasks at once or having too much brain activity to complete a thought

e.g., Damona is all over the place at work; she is the most chimpanzerebral person I know.

submitted by Damon

chimpette - A fictional anthropomorphized sentient female chimpanzee character from _Planet of the Apes_.

e.g., Dr. Zira is a very intelligent chimpette, but she’s not as cute as Ari, from _Tim Burton’s _Planet of the Apes_.

submitted by ThyPentacle - (www)

chin music - In baseball, brushing back the batter with an inside pitch. Also used as a fist-fighting term.

e.g., The Big Unit played some chin music for Bagwell on that pitch.

submitted by david deaton

chin up - Short for keep your chin up. An American phrase meaning "Remain cheerful in a difficult situation." | From our Submit page:

e.g., "Keep your chin up. Don't take your troubles to bed with you - hang them on a chair with your trousers or drop them in a glass of water with your teeth." - [they were easily amused in Pennsylvania in 1900]. | From our Submit page: "If your invented word doesn't immediately catch on, keep your chin up. Remember, 'to deliberately invent a new word, without some foregoing suggestion or basis, and get it adopted, is one of the rarest events in the world, even in America, where men are continually attempting it.' That's just as true now as it was when it appeared in A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant in 1889." No capitals on the Submit page, because Marty and I have retained Paul's shiftless style in the presentation of the site.

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

chin-dribbler - Similar to the "thigh-slapper" or "milk-snorter," a "chin-dribbler" is a joke or situation so funny that it makes you laugh so hard that you accidentally drool a bit.

e.g., Oh, you've gotta come and see what Kane can do with his eyelids. He turns them inside out. It's so funny it's a real chin-dribbler.

submitted by Christopher Moriarty

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