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g - adj.(gee)Something that is cool or fun.

e.g., "Man...this game is g!"

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g to g - Good to Go. Implies that you are ready.

e.g., "I packed my bags, grabbed my ticket, and was G to G." OR "Everybody in the car? All righty, we're G to G."

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g&s - (attributive noun) 1. two people who detest one another but who do their best work together; 2. a situation in which a team that simply cannot get along nevertheless turn out amazing results despite their reciprocal enmity. 3. An 'if only' label for situations in which people who could have done wonders together simply hate each other too much to try. (After "Gilbert and Sullivan," whose reciprocal loathing belied their magnificent work together at the turn of the 20th.)

e.g., "Sherri and Ellen?! I thought they hated each other." "They do. But somehow, they're turning out better work than anyone else in the studio." "Wow, must be G&S."

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g' - More or less a prefix word that can be inserted before any curse word to instantly turn it into a non-curse word, yet still show your general displeasure at the situation.

e.g., G'bollocks.

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g'd up from the feet up - Looking gangster from head to toe.

e.g., With these clothes I'm g'd up from the feet up.

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g'day - Australian slang for good day.

e.g., G'day, mate. How's it going?

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g'eet - Southern coloquialism of "Did ya eat?"

e.g., "Hey, Sonny, g'eet?"

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g-banger - Aussie slang for "G-string."

e.g., Thongs have become an acceptable fashion in Australia these days for women. It's not uncommon to see a G-banger peeping out of a woman's jeans when she bends down.

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g-mail - E-mail for gangstas.

e.g., I just be chillin' and sending some g-mail.

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g-marque - The act of insulting one who is thought to be unprofessional, or supporting something thought to be unprofessional.

e.g., Andrew was g-marqued for wanting to have an April Fool's issue of our school newspaper.

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g-reel - A movie for general audiences that you were forced to see.

e.g., My wife made me go to a g-reel because my child was dying to see it.

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g-rod - Slang term for illustrious Illinois governor, Rod Blagojevich. See also Blago.

e.g., G-Rod thought he was going set himself and his wife up until Patrick Fitzgerald caught him auctioning Obama's senate seat.

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g-stache - The trademark moustache of a young male redneck. Thinner than a REAL moustache, this type is grown in a redneck's teen years before a thicker moustache is achievable.

e.g., Billy Bob grew a very unsightly g-stache in his teenage years..

submitted by Jim Pipkin

g-words - I was led to make this entry as I was looking for some web pages containing the word "abscotchalater." This list of words may eventually be replaced with a single entry for the word "galeanthropy," a word whose meaning I didn't know previously. It came up in the exchange shown in the current example.  

Grandiloquent Dictionary

G

gaberlunzie - ( )
A wandering beggar or a harmless hobo
galea - ( )
A headache which covers the entire head
galeanthropy - ( )
The delusion that one is a cat
galeophobia - ( )
A fear of cats
galeophobia - ( )
A fear of sharks
galligantus - ( )
A tall and awkward person
gambrinous - ( )
Being full of beer
gametophobia - ( )
See gamophobia
gamomania - ( )
An urge to make extravagant wedding proposals
gamophobia - ( )
A fear of marriage
gargalesthesia - ( )
The sensation caused by tickling
gastromancy - ( )
Divination using a crystal ball
gatophobia - ( )
See galeophobia
gaum - ( )
To stare vacantly or handle in a clumsy manner
geck - ( )
An expression of scorn or contempt
gelophobia - ( )
A fear of laughter
geloscopy - ( )
Divination involving laughter
genethliacon - ( )
A poem which is written for someone's birthday
genethliacon - ( )
A poem written for someone's birthday
geniophobia - ( )
A fear of chins
genuphobia - ( )
A fear of knees
geophagy - ( )
The act of eating dirt or clay
gephyrophobia - ( )
the fear of crossing bridges.
gerasophobia - ( )
A fear of old age or of growing old
gerontocomium - ( )
An institution designed to take care of the elderly
gerontocracry - ( )
A government of old people (often the old boys network)
gerontophillia - ( )
The love of the elderly
gerontophobia - ( )
A fear of old age or of growing old
geumaphobia - ( )
The fear of taste
geumatophobia - ( )
See geumaphobia
gigantomachize - ( )
To be at war with one's superiors
gigantomachy - ( )
A war between giants
gigmania - ( )
The smug obsession with attaining middle class respectability
girouettism - ( )
Altering one's opinions to match public trends
gliriform - ( )
Resembling a rodent
glossophobia - ( )
The fear of speaking, especially in public
gork - ( )
A patient with unknown ailment. (Short for God only really knows)
gormandizer - ( )
One who eats to excess
graminivorous - ( )
Eating grass
grammaticaster - ( )
A person who is pedantic regarding proper grammar
grandgousier - ( )
One who will eat as much as possible of anything
grapholagnia - ( )
The urge to stare at obscene pictures
graphophobia - ( )
The fear of writing or of the written word
graptomancy - ( )
Divination using hand writing
gressible - ( )
Able to walk
griffonage - ( )
Illegible or sloppy hand writing
grimthorpe - ( )
To badly remodel a building ignoring its character or history
grinagog - ( )
a person with a big stupid grin
groak - ( )
To stare at someone who is eating in hopes of getting food
gubernator - ( )
A powerful man in government
gubernatrix - ( )
A powerful woman in government
gudgeons - ( )
The slots on a hinge which hold the pin in place
guidfather - ( )
Another name for one's father in law
guttersnipe - ( )
A member of the lowest class in society or a street person
gymnogynomania - ( )
The urge to spy on people when they are undressing
gymnophobia - ( )
A fear of nudity
gymnophoria - ( )
The sensation that someone is mentally undressing you
gynarchy - ( )
Rulership by women
gynecocracy - ( )
A government consisting of women
gynephobia - ( )
The fear of women
gynocracy - ( )
See gynecocracry
gynonudomania - ( )
The urge to rip off a woman's clothing
gynophobia - ( )
See gynephobia
gynotikolobomassophilia - ( )
A proclivity for nibbling on women's earlobes
gyromancy - ( )
Divination involving walking in a circle until you fall down
gyrovague - ( )
A monk who begs and sponges off of other monks
gyrovague - ( )
A monk who begs and sponges off of other monks

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e.g., Gee, those g-words are lovely words. |

Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Norman FeinerBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [34.61:120] on 1-Apr-09 12:19pm@ like to obtain assistance from native speakers of English with real meanings of these words, their usage and the most common characteristics that you may identify amongst them.
Every single one of these words have meanings that are easily available on Google searches...

Why do you want busy Ecademists to waste their time doing something you could achieve yourself??

I'm flummoxed
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Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Dr. Mehmet YildizBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [23.31:461] on 1-Apr-09 12:46pm
@Every single one of these words have meanings that are easily available on Google searches...
Thanks for your useful advice Norman; my "googling" is not up to scratch yet; I am still learning mate smile
Besides I believe Google is not native speaker nor a linguist or symantec yet to show me the relationship and common characteristics of these words. I'd appreciate it if you let me know an algorithm to achieve this through Google. As usual, I am open to suggestions and new perspectives.

@Why do you want busy Ecademists to waste their time doing something you could achieve yourself?
True, I should have noted this and been more thoughtful. It is galeanthropy of me! Having said that nearly all topics discussed in Ecademy blogs can be achieved individually; with due respect, you reckon this wouldn't waste busy Ecademists time which are admittedly in dictionarysmile Even through it, I learnt a nice perspective such as by this smart co-networker who commented on it.

Regards,
Mehmet

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Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Norman FeinerBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [34.61:120] on 1-Apr-09 1:17pm
@ Having said that nearly all topics discussed in Ecademy blogs can be achieved individually; with due respect, you reckon this wouldn't waste busy Ecademists time which are admittedly in dictionaryEven through it, I learnt a nice perspective such as by this smart co-networker who commented on it.

Huh!!

My post (to which you refer dated 30-Mar-09 1:14pm) was intended to be humorous…..

I think you may be working too hard mate sad

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Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Dr. Mehmet YildizBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [23.31:461] on 1-Apr-09 1:36pm
@My post (to which you refer dated 30-Mar-09 1:14pm) was intended to be humorous…..
Mine was posted to make people cry, upset, and grievesmile?

@I think you may be working too hard matesad
Thank you for your empathy, Norman. It is an incurable disease, mate. You are not bad yourself in hardworking either, you have nearly 3 times more people in your network and managing director for a company. The good news is that "Friends [like you] are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble"smile

Regards,
Mehmet

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Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Louis SequeiraBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [11.34:2996] on 1-Apr-09 9:00pm
1. Abscotchalater - to hide from the police.
2. Cachinnate - to laugh hard, loudly, or convulsively
3. Recumbentibus - a knockdown blow.
4. Macroverbumsciolist - a person who is ignorant of large words or a person who pretends to know a word, then on the sly refers to a dictionary
5. Ultracrepidarian - a critic, giving opinions on something beyond his or her knowledge.
6. Valetudinarian - a person of a weak or sickly constitution. A synonym for hypochondriac.
7. Uropygial - oil gland in birds that secretes oil for "oiling" the feathers
8. Palimpsest - writing material used one or more times after earlier writing has been erased or scraped off. Usually as used in ancient times on parchment paper.
9. Necromancy - a form of divining, by raising the spirits of the dead.
10.Halieutics - ichthyology.. this one is for you to figure out, from the Greek: ἰχθυ, ikhthu, "fish"

The words in 1 to 4 above are actually of "American English" origin being a Mock-Latinate formation which was popular in the 19th century and not of "British English" origin. Though Shakespeare is known to have used the Mock-Latinate formation in his works.

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Abscotchalater, cachinnate, recumbentibus, macroverbumsciolist,

Likes (0) by Dr. Mehmet YildizBlackStarVerified SafeNetworking [23.31:461] on 1-Apr-09 10:37pm
Thanks Louis, great attempt. You provided the intended meanings and caught some patterns. I am grateful you responded; hope this was not "waste of time" for you...lol...

Regards,
Mehmet

Dr. Mehmet YILDIZ || IBM || IT Business Philosophy || Paradigm Shift for 2050s|| My blog || Twitter || Linkedin.

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g.o.m.e.r. - Get Out of My Emergency Room. Term used to identify an elderly patient who is too sick to cure and refuses to die, causing the physician or nurse much wasted effort, time, and material for no good reason. Taken from House of God by Samuel Shem. Also a derisive term for a nursing home patient so far gone with senility that all he or she can do is sit in a chair or lie in a bed, be fed pureed food, defecate, and gather bed sores.

e.g., Doc, we gotta nuther Gomer in room number five.

submitted by jim barclay

g.p.x. - Habit of letting your "friends" know where you've seen their exes.

e.g., Isn't that Paul, Susan's ex? Ooh, I've got to GPX her.

submitted by evelien

g.t.l. - Gym, tanning, laundry.

e.g., Lets get our GTL on.

submitted by Molly LaBine

g2g - Good to go. Can be pronounced "g ta g." We used this in the Air Force to indicate a jet or a system that was repaired and ready for flight.

e.g., "Hey, Dexter, how's that fuel leak?" "It's g 2 g.“

submitted by James

ga hed - This is how a New Yorker says, "Go ahead."

e.g., Ga hed, move it.

submitted by Greg Kellogg

ga-la-fa - Cajun slang: Oh, no. Oh, my. Wow. . . .

e.g., Ga-la-fa. I can't believe it.

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