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illiteragitimate - The term stupidicious unedjumicated folks might say instead of"illiterate."

e.g., Chris doant no wat ees sain, that thar boi's illiteragitmate.

submitted by Steve Zihlavsky

illiterati - Sadly, the modern equivalent of the literary intelligentsia, who have little or no ability to write without violating the prescribed standards of writing. Specifically, internet "writers" and "reviewers" who can't spell or construct a sentence.

e.g., Movie studios these days have to play their cards close to their chest lest they incur the wrath of the internet illiterati, who have the power to ruin their film's potential at the box office with one poorly written "review."

submitted by Christopher Moriarty - (www)

illiterative - Repeating the same misspelled word(s). Often online, and often by lamers or people who don't know better. Illiterate + iterative.

e.g., "ill send it too you to." "no." "y not? tougt u wanted it to." "my god, you're so illiterative."

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illmathematical - Maximum state of illness.

e.g., That flow was illmathematical.

submitted by andy

illmatical - very ill, but not quite as ill as 'illmathematical'

e.g., my new sweat pants are illmatical.

submitted by andy

illogy - A situation or occurrence which can be said to be illogical or which makes no sense.

e.g., Given that it is now mathematically impossible for your team to acheive promotion this year, your insistence that it will is clearly illogy.

submitted by Paul Tate

illucidate - A cross between illuminate and elucidate.

e.g., Please, illucidate me.

submitted by Doug Fanberg

illuminaughty - A group of lizards, disguised as people, who tread on your flower bed, never tidy their rooms, and hide your stapler when you need it. Unlike the Illuminati they actually exist, but are not terribly dangerous.

e.g., He knew he had been visited by the Illuminaughty when one of his socks vanished from the radiator.

submitted by Brave Sir Robin

illuminot - A conspiracy buster or debunker, usually a thing but could be a person.

e.g., Seeing the wreckage of the weather balloon should have proved that the "alien craft" flying around with "mind control lasers" was a bunch of illuminot.

submitted by Martin

illungiaticbus - For those times when you try to use toothpaste and you squeeze the tube and you know there's more left but you have to keep squeezing from the back and it takes so long and it's just too annoying.

e.g., I tried to brush my teeth this morning, but my toothpaste was illungiaticbus.

submitted by lauren

ima - can represent various forms such as 'I' 'I am' 'I am going to' & 'I have'

e.g., ""Ok, ima gonna go home now. see you later. Ima love you..Ima having some food""

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ima - a different way to say "i'm going to," usually implying some sort of physical violence. typically used in hip hop lyrics.

e.g., ima get you, foo. | ima kick your scrawny ass.

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ima - I am going to.

e.g., Ima go to the bathroom.

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ima - I'm going to, I shall, I will, I'll, etc.

e.g., "IF ROMNEY GETS ELECTED AND TAKES AWAY MY FOOD STAMPS IMA SEND SOMEONE TO MURDER HIS ASS."

submitted by HD Fowler

imagibang - Mentally envisioning sex with a person found attractive yet probably unattainable. Can be used by either gender for same or opposite sexes. It is an omni-use word.

e.g., "Did you see those cheerleaders?" "Yes, and I imagibanged them all!"

submitted by Tim Reinerman

imaginary morning sickness - (IMS) A woman pretending to feel ill in the morning so that her husband or boyfriend will be extra nice to her, like making a cup of coffee or breakfast.

e.g., Sorry I'm late. My wife had IMS this morning.

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imaginectomy - Cutting that results in loss of imagination.

e.g., I've met too many people working in the "exact" sciences who have had imaginectomies.

submitted by Zeromay Zentroclo

imagineer, imagineering - From General Electric or Disney. Imaginative construction or progression. Used primarily by marketing and sales people to describe some "leap of faith" taken by someone with regards to a project. Word is a fusion of "imagine" and "engineer(ing)."

e.g., The project looks like it's going really badly. You need to do some serious imagineering on the details to get yourselves out of trouble.

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imaginism - Someone or something that has a high level of imagination.

e.g., John's artwork was a piece of pure imaginism.

submitted by valerie

imaginorganism - Any imaginary life-form.

e.g., "Haylee, are you having fun with your friend?" "Yes." "You do know she's just an imaginorganism, right?" "No."

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imbareassed - Embarrassed.

e.g., I don't know whether I'm imbareassed by my spelling or because imbareassed.

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imbascil - Imbecile.

e.g., "Krystal," at the link provided, called Melissa Harris-Perry an imbascil.

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imbesire - Mix of imbecile and sire. One who is at once a person of wealth and status and at the same time an imbecile. Can also be used in regard to a person of supreme idiocy, a king of imbeciles so to speak.

e.g., Mom has a new boyfriend, but I think she is just with him because of his wealth and status. After speaking with him for five minuites, it was clear to me that he is an imbesire.

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imbiguer - It's a synonym of "to hinder" and "to impede". It's a verb. Sure there are already two words with similar meaning, but why not have a third?

e.g., The sun imbiguered by ability to see and caused me to run a light.

submitted by Jill Shuster

imbiguity - Ambiguity caused by the nature of instant messaging and its lack of tone or context.

e.g., It's difficult to express the concept of IMbiguity when you're IMing. But it's not the least bit difficult to be IMbiguous. It's difficult not to be.

submitted by Benjamin F Christen

imby - Used when you are about to say something and it completely slips your mind, and you're left trying to remember what you were about to say.

e.g., What was I going to say? I can't remember, another imby moment. This is happening more and more often since I retired.

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imconfidence - Privately, but not overtly or publicly confident about something.

e.g., Although she appeared to know nothing about the subject, she was brimming with imconfidence when she saw the test paper.

submitted by Desmond Smith

imdb - To use the interet movie database (imdb.com) to find something.

e.g., Bryan: How old is Tom Hanks. Jay: Imdb it.

submitted by Quigs

imdb - As a verb: To look up someone in the Internet Movie Data Base.

e.g., Some whippersnapper thought Kevin James belonged on a short list of the greatest comedians ever? Kevin James? Who the hell is Kevin James? I IMDbed him and found out he was the male lead in King of Queens, his main claim to fame. More recently he's made some not-so-good movies. Yeah, right. One of the greatest comedians ever. Sure he is.

submitted by HD Fowler - (www)

imeweus - All purpose pronoun.

e.g., Imeweus like food. It was imeweus. Imeweus all went to the store after school.

submitted by John Hoffman

imf - International Mother Fund.

e.g., I'm our of money again. I'm going to go plead to the IMF.

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imfeasibubble - A bubble constructed entirely from nothing, thus, a completely ludicrous and absurd idea or concept.

e.g., "Why don't we make a goat-powered helicopter?" I stared at him incredulously. "That's completely imfeasibubble!" I shouted.

submitted by Ochre Orientis

iming - (v) To be instant messaging.

e.g., I was just iming her and she thought we should get together for a movie.

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iminoidal - Adjective to describe the shape of a slope-sided slab placed on top of a low wall--like a shallow roof.

e.g., Jack liked his new iminoidal wall--it stopped the kids from trying to tightrope-walk across it and falling into his petunias.

submitted by Pat Fox

iml - (n., pronounced “iml”) The American Sign Language sign for “I love you”, sometimes used as emoticon.

e.g., “I'll always remember the last time I saw her, waving an iml at me over the crowd in the airport.”

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

imma - Used to make "I am going to" shorter.

e.g., Imma go make something cool now.

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immaculant - Huge.

e.g., The biggest problem I have with Hummers is that they are immaculant.

submitted by Andrew

immaculate - A way of complimenting someone for gross incompetence.

e.g., Chris is an immaculate worker. He has no conception of what to do.

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immaculate pre-conception - An idea born of nothing; one that has no basis in fact.

e.g., Chris's belief that he is better than everyone else is an immaculate pre-conception. He is, in fact, a loser.

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immeadiately - Immediately, when you need beer.

e.g., Barmaid, bring me another brewski ... immeadiately.

submitted by Miss Speller

immelman, to pull an - A U-turn. Taken from the name of a manuver used by airplanes to accomplish much the same thing -- that is, a swift reversal of direction.

e.g., Wrong way. Just pull an Immelman -- no one's looking.

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immersive - Absorbing, enthralling. Despite its common usage, it's not a real word and does not show up in a dictionary.

e.g., The game was an immersive experience. I felt like I was really there.

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immigration dictionary - Where you can find plain English definitions of immigration-related legal terms from the common to the unusual. With over 400 terms, it is the most comprehensive immigration dictionary on the internet. Check the link.

e.g., Look it up in the immigration dictionary. I've provided a link.

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immination - The experience of hearing two or more coincidental references to something unusual within a short span of time.

e.g., I had an immination the day I finished a book by an obscure novelist--I learned he had died that morning.

submitted by Clay

imn't - I am not.

e.g., Robert: Ashley, you're a dork. Ashley: No, imn't.

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imn't - A conjunction of the words "I am not." I'm a college graduate. I've used this word my whole life, been laughed at and ridiculed. But you know what? It makes sense to me. Now I can show everyone it actually is a word.

e.g., Mom: "If you hit your brother one more time, you're grounded." Me: "I imn't!"

submitted by Mary

imogen - A Little More Invention, Please

e.g.,

Of all the thousands of languages in the world, English has probably one of the largest vocabularies. This is not just the number of things, ideas, feelings, and states that the language can describe, but, like a hydra, one concept often spawns more than one word. Why say sea when you can say whale road? Why use only dog, when there are hounds, or harts instead of stags? Mogs and cats?

Not only that, but the number of dead words is nearly as large as the number ofliving ones — or perhaps as large or larger. Still more words are simply not used anymore — for example, slubberdegullion. Many readers thought Dumbledore was a great name for a wizard. Did Rowling make it up? Seems very unlikely, not because she’s not good at making things up, but because in the Cotswold region where she grew up, dumbledore is another way of saying bumblebee.

English is also filled with half-assed combinations. You know, where there is a word that suggests the other half of the equation has been lost. We have ruthless but no ruthful or ruth? We have unkempt, but where is kempt? Why can you be underwhelmed and overwhelmed, but never simply whelmed?

Our language has a great history of making stuff up. Take dog — who on earth knows where that one came from? No one. It was hund/hound for thousands of years … then suddenly it’s dog. We know the meanings of many words. Some come directly from other languages and cultures, such as juggernaut, sofa, and shampoo. Sometimes they get adopted more than once as the meaning changes in the country of origin — leading to hotel, hostel and hospital, which all have the same root. Others develop out of other languages such as Greek and Latin. Some words, such as pea (pease), cherry (cerise), penthouse (pentice), sweetheart (sweetard), and bridegroom (bryd-guma) are mistakes and mishearings.

Many words are just invented by creative types. Jeremy Bentham, best known for best seller guides such as Emancipate Your Colonies, invented the word “international” and then apologized for its inelegance. Shakespeare, for example is credited with having invented a whole raft of words:barefaced, critical, dwindle, gust, hint, lonely, and tons more.

For all their inventive quality, whether it is turning slang mainstream, playing with other languages, making stuff up, or just making a mess of things, the English language has not covered everything. There are gaps. Ones so huge, in fact, there is almost unlimited potential for wordsmiths to get creative — or as Elvis may have said, “time for a little more invention please.”

So what is English missing? Well, for starters, what comes between hard and soft? Normal does not quite cover it. How about between near and far? Here is not quite right either. Or, for that matter, between big and small/little? Is it normal again? Average? Other languages have managed to fill these voids.

A few years ago, a British writer working for the TV show QI, which stands for Quite Interesting, wrote a book called The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from Around the World. The book compiled lists of words thematically, words that espoused themes, ideas and things English could not.

Some favourite gaps highlighted by Adam Jacot de Boinod include farik (a woman who hates her husband — there’s ‘normal’ again), muka (licking the lips to show that food is tasty), karoshi (death from overwork), radfahrer (one who butt kisses bosses, but bullies underlings), backpfeifengesicht (someone who has a face you just want to slap), and varevare (young and hopeless).

As well as gaps in the language, there are a number of areas that are dominated by dull, descriptive vocabulary. Think finance and business for example. Along with government, these sectors are stuffed full of jargon and management speak. This is a shame because there are many good things about business and about finance, such as when it comes to the best ways and places for moving finances, to transfer money, hire staff, sell the brand, and so on. What English needs is better ways to express these ideas without putting people to sleep.

So, squires: pens, pencils, keyboards, and crayons out — time to get smithing on new letter ensembles. Then, when you come up with something new, submit it to the PseudoDictionary for your fifteen minutes of fame.

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imogenial - Of or relating to the British pop star Imogen Heap.

e.g., My best friend makes this very imogenial music. She also uses very imogenial auto-tune equipment, and sometimes speaks with an imogenial (high-pitched, British) accent.

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imoncutcha - Ah-mon-kuh-cha. Contraction of the phrase "I'm going to cut you." A ghetto threat. Rarely used, but hilarious in the right context. Observed in the Second Annual Yadda Yadda Yadda Blah Blah Blah Yackety-Shmackety Variety Show at Del Campo High School, Sacramento, CA.

e.g., You don't shut yo mouth, imoncutcha.

submitted by Zippy Von Zippy

imow - contraction of "I'm going to". southern

e.g., Imow have a PBR and watch some Springer.

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imp - Cool, suave, and sophisticated.

e.g., Sean Connery was the best James Bond. He's always imp in the 007 movies.

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imp of the perverse - That which "forces you to do that which does not require to be done, to the defeat of everything else that should be done." Edgar Allan Poe || "The Imp of the Perverse is a metaphor for the common tendency, particularly among children and miscreants, to do exactly the wrong thing in a given situation. The impulse is compared to an imp (a small demon) which leads an otherwise decent person into mischief." The Imp of the Perverse is the converse of a shoulder angel such as Jiminy Cricket, who acted as Pinocchio's conscience.

e.g.,

My Imp of the Perverse kept urging me to search the internet for midget sex, though I knew I should really be attending my son's birth. || While I certainly won't 'fess up to being a miscreant, I'll admit to behaving at times as if the Imp of the Perverse is sitting on my shoulder. | A friend says my looks alternate between those of a cherub and those of The Imp of the Perverse.

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impact - If you're using impact as a verb, a better choice is probably affect -- and by "probably," I mean "almost always." If you're using it as a noun, effect may well be a better choice.  
 
If you're talking about one thing striking another -- falling objects, getting shot, or jackhammers, for example -- impact is going to fit. Otherwise, you're unlikely to go wrong by avoiding its use as a verb entirely. If you simply must use it as a verb other than in the striking sense, restrict its use to very significant (great) effects. (Yeh, yeh, I know about impacted teeth. Ouch.)

e.g., Inferior: Cutting prices one percent will impact our bottom line. Better: Cutting prices one percent will affect our bottom line. Better yet: Why aren't we raising our prices instead of lowering them? We have the best product on the market.

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impact adjustment - An educated maneuver that "repairs" (usually temporarily) a piece of hardware via a swift smack or calculated drop (see "percussive maintenance").

e.g., If the VCR starts buzzing, just lift the front edge about an inch and drop it -- that's usually enough of an impact adjustment to make it stop.

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impactful - To have a significant impact.  
 
{ED. Consider yourself well-advised not to use impactful -- unless you're making a little joke of using it and want to make people laugh. If you use it seriously, you may well be laughed at, anyway -- but you shouldn't be happy when that happens. This seems like a good place to remind you of what we've said elsewhere:

Do not believe anything you read in the pseudodictionary.
Do not take us seriously. Do not believe anything we say.
Seek wisdom elsewhere. Watch out for leg-pulling and tomfoolery.
This site is a lark for the owners and you always need to keep that in mind.

}

e.g., We've got to find a way to make these statements more impactful. {ED. We're screwed unless we find a way to say this more effectively.}

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impactuous - Of or containing impact; either emotional (as in an emotive speech) or physical impact.

e.g., Your speech about 50 Cent certainly was impactuous, Earlene.

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impassenger - The person sitting in a car whot tries to unlock the car door while another tries to open it from the outside. This results in the door remaining locked and entry into the vehicle still denied.

e.g., Damn. Thwarted again by an imbecile impassenger.

submitted by George Meyers

impasta - Someone who eats unleavened bread before Passover ends.

e.g., He ordered the rolls before remembering what day it was and then realized what an impasta he had become.

submitted by Joel Parker

impastrinate - To feed someone pastry. Noun forms include "impastrination" (the act of being impastrinated) and "impastrinator" and "impastrinatrix" (male and female, respectively, engaging in the act of impastrination).[From "im-," variant of "in-" from Latin "in" = "in, within" + "pastry" from Middle English "pastee" poss. from Old French "pastitz" = "cake"]

e.g., That sunny day, we strolled to the bistro down the street where we served ourselves coffee and then publicly impastrinated each other, first with an almond croissant and then a pain au chocolat, in quick succession.

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impatience fee - Additional cost of a product stemming from the buyer's unwillingness to do the legwork to find a better price.

e.g., I paid $85 dollars for those hubcaps, including a $45 impatience fee there, 'cuz I'm sure I could have found them somewhere else for $40.

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impch - Measurement comparable to the size of an imp.

e.g., She was less than an impch high.

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impeccably peckable - The perfectly hen-pecked husband -- a hen-pecking wife's dream spouse.

e.g., Sigmund was so agreeable with everything -- yes even the constant nit-picking, nagging, and complaining of Lenore, his wife. On her part, Lenore was never happier than when she was complaining, and was never so secretly pleased with him as when she bitterly displeased with his every thought and action. Still, no complaint ever escaped Sigmund's lips. Truly, Sigmund was impeccably peckable.

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impedaphilia - When a minor is seeing someone over 40.

e.g., As I was walking down the street, I saw an act of impedaphilia.

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impedestrian - A pedestrian who crosses the street very slowly so as to hold up traffic.

e.g., I was held up at 3rd and Main by a group of impedestrians.

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impedoom - Strange feeling of impending doom.

e.g., The night had been going well. However, on downing her fourth shot of tequila, Milly couldn’t help but get a feeling of impedoom about the remaining dark hours before morning would dawn. (See www.bulwer-lytton.com for more writing in this vein.)

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impeeve - To impede someone in such a manner as to cause great annoyance.

e.g., My sister impeeves me every morning by running into the bathroom to take an hour-long shower, when she knows I'm late for class.

submitted by Becky Ferleman

impercussion - A combined form of "implication" and "repercussion"--an effect which is largely uncertain, but probably going to be bad.

e.g., The impercussions of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling are not yet known.

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imperial doughnut - 1. A ring-shaped cake made of rich, light dough that is fried in deep fat and manufactured for consumption by minions of the evil Galactic Empire. 2. A convention-defying site containing traces of satirical wit, nostalgic insights on popular culture, and deep-thinking philosophical illusions of grandeur relating to a certain individual's so-called life.

e.g., Bob the Stormtrooper was gagging for an imperial doughnut after a hard day's rebel blasting on Hoth.

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imperience - To purposely not pursue an endeavor or do something that is highly likely to bring success if actually done.

n. one's previous life focused on the things that one purposely did not do that could have brought the individual more success.

e.g., Speaking from my imperience in working with children, I know that getting them to like me first needs to come before I can expect any respect.

If you ever choose to imperience reading books, you know you will be sorry since you will soon regret your lack of knowledge and wisdom.

submitted by MD Caruso

imperior - 1. Between superior and inferior. 2. Something that has lots of flaws, but also good points.

e.g., The _Garbage Pail Kids_ movie is imperior to the original trading cards.

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impersenator - n - A political hack, masquerading as a statesman.

e.g., The new conservative majority in the House of Representatives at first appeared to be a new breed of politician, but now, they're looking more like a bunch of Impersenators.

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impervertous - Unable to be swayed by sexual come-ons or influences.

e.g., I am impervertous to the amorous temptations you subject me to.

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impeticos - (v) To pocket, impocket. OED says: a burlesque word put into the mouth of a fool. Applied as a perversion of impocket, and perhaps intended to suggest petticoat.

e.g., Used only once by Shakespeare, in _Twelfth Night_: "I did impeticos thy gratility."

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impictinate - To imagine vividly.

e.g., Impictinate this, a perfect world with no crime, no pollution, and no famine.

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imping - The practice of repeatedly sending IM ping messages (e.g., "r u there?") because the other person has stopped replying.

e.g., I've been IMing the new blonde secretary a lot but I spend most of my time impinging her because she's answering the phone or handling reception.

submitted by Taka

implaqueable - Describing teeth that, no matter how poorly oral hygeine is maintained, are impervious to plaque and decay.

e.g., Despite the fact that he hardly brushes, and never flosses, Ned hasn't had a single dental issue in more than 30 years. How's that possible? Easy -- Ned's teeth are implaqueable.

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imposeter - A stupid question, one often asked when the answer is clearly visible or obvious. A poser that should not be; a not real question used as means of getting someone's attention or starting a conversation, the answer already being known by the asker.

e.g., "Hey, Bubba, what you doin'? Watchin' t.v.? What ya watchin'? . . . Is that Bugs Bunny? . . . What ya eatin'? VCereal?" "Sissy, I'm just not answering your imposeters."

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imposthume - An abscess. The example is taken from Michael Quinion's World Wide Words Newsletter 03 March 2012. | From The Free Dictionary: "A collection of pus or purulent matter in any part of an animal body; an abscess." Impostume.

e.g., “Dost thou know me bladder, / Thou insolent impostume?” snarled a character in John Fletcher’s The Island Princess. That was in 1621, when people had a more imaginative way with insults. Impostume is now rare, its infrequent escapes from the less-thumbed pages of our dictionaries being mostly in quotations from old herbals.

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imprathetic - Impressive yet pathetic. For a back-handed compliment that "praises" one's knowledge or ability regarding something that is otherwise useless.

e.g., His ability to quote the entire final scene of Point Break word for word is imprathetic.

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impraze - An amalgamation of the words impress and amaze.

e.g., That pet monkey of yours never fails to impraze.

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impressional - An impressive yet original look.

e.g., That shirt he was wearing was very impressional.

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imprestidigitation - The appearance of captured sailors on deck by conjury.

e.g., Most of the band of pirates three sheets to the wind and pretty darn useless from a night of drinking rum, Blackbeard ordered imprestidigitation from a somewhat sober magician captured in Barbados.

submitted by Theresa

imprise - Impressed and surprised state.

e.g., Dave’s ability to pull dental floss from his mouth through his nose imprises me.

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imprized - Surprised and impressed.

e.g., Wow, I'm imprized at all the progress you've made.

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improbulous - So improbable as to be miraculous.

e.g., Candy: I met my boyfriend on the Internet, and he's not creepy or ugly or grotesquely overweight. Pretty improbulous, huh? Mandy: Unh, huh. But you still haven't actually seen him.

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impropagandized - wrongly or unfairly or unethically indoctrinated or brainwashed, mindwarped. Propagated on the innocent or unsuspecting, simple or ignorant, gullible or defenseless.

e.g., Many humans on planet Earth are essentially impropagandized. But many are convinced that this is OK and normal, not improper at all. People are told what to think and do and believe, often not a matter of choice or freedom at all. Humans of the world, be revolting -- or at least, significantly evolving..

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improvisention - Inventions that are hastily put together to get the task done quickly.

e.g., "Are you sure this improvisention will work?" "Of course not."

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improvokation - Quickly assessing and implementing what annoys and irritates another person.

e.g., Chris is a master of improvokation. Yesterday a guy pulled a gun on him in less than 20 seconds.

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improxible - Unapproachable, that cannot be gotten close to, you can't get near it

e.g., While we were still in Shangrilala I wanted badly to obtain the signature of the king, but he turned out to be totally improxible.

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imuna - I'm going to

e.g., Imuna get something to eat.

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imvasion - Returning to your computer to find an overwhelming number of instant messages waiting to be responded to.

e.g., I forgot to change my status to "Away" before going to lunch, and returned to find a full scale IMvasion in progress.

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in accordance with the prophecies. - Used at the end of an idea to add variety to the conversation. Makes you sound a little bit loony, but in a good way. It grabs your listener's attention plus it gives them something to think about.

e.g., I heard the math test is really hard. In accordance with the prophecies. OR Nick asked me to prom today, in accordance with the prophecies.

submitted by Mai

in all my born days - Ever, never, not ever, in my whole life.

e.g., I ain't seed the likes a that in all my born days.

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in burrito - A twist on "in cognito"--being undercover in a low-down casual way.

e.g., There's my evil ex-boyfriend. I better go home, get sunglasses and a wig, and stay in burrito for a while.

submitted by Jennifer Fader - (www)

in con gruesome - The current ugly state in Congress that is in opposition to the intended objectives of our founding fathers.

e.g., The original purpose of our national governing body was to serve the American people. Instead, almost all our Congrassmen (c.f.) today are self-serving pollyticians (c.f.) who vote to protect and advance the interests of those whose huge financial contributions support re-election funding -- millionaires, corporations, and financial institutions. (As example, why haven't the blatantly greedy individuals in Wall St.firms, who were clearly responsible for our great financial crisis, not been prosecuted?)  
 
Clearly, the mission of those elected to office is not to vote for laws that benefit our citizens, but to take any and all actions to ensure re-election, and maintain the lifestyle they voted for themselves -- generous salaries, financial perks, and large staffs, exceptional medical benefits, lifetime pensions, power, privilege, and "special" treatment -- all to avoid the lesser benefits of the careers they are best suited for, in used car sales.  
 
The deplorable situation in Congress is more than incongruous with the principles of good government -- it's downright in con gruesome!

submitted by Charlie Lesko

in ex 'orible - The intractable bad relationship between spouses after divorce.

e.g., After the arguments, the bitter accusations and fighting, you'd think that they'd appreciate the new relationship. Free! Free of each other; free to do whatever each wants; free to make a new start.  
 
Shouldn't bygones be bygones; shouldn't each have some modicum of respect for the, albeit few, good times, the things that attracted them to each other; the old special warmth and love? No way!  
 
What inevitably becomes their eternal, never changing relationship? In ex 'orible.

submitted by charlie lesko

in high weeds - To be very busy or slammed. To be in potential trouble with someone.

e.g., The hostess at the restaurant had a line out the door and an hour's wait for seatings. You could tell she was in high weeds.

submitted by Paul

in medias recipe - (phrasal adv.) 1. Before a particular dish or dessert (or snack) is fully prepared; especially 2. Eating the batter or dough or ingredients of a favorite food rather than waiting for it to be cooked or served (or whatever). Less particularly, 3. during the preparation of a meal, but before everyone comes to eat it. [From the Latin _in_medias_res_"in the middle of the thing," a term describing the opening of a tale in the middle of the action, and explaining everything later on.]

e.g., I love eating squeebles (q.v.) in medias recipe, especially cookie dough squeebles. I sometimes wonder if the cookies that come from the dough are even necessary, since most people like the dough better, or the batter better, or whatever. | I enjoy meal preparation, since I can be sure that few will come near me while I work (for fear of having to help), and I can have some quiet time to think in medias recipe.

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

in mountain - Having reached a hightened state of sexual arousal. Past the plateau but not quite at the peak.

e.g., Never switch techniques on a woman who's in mountain; just keep doing what you're doing.

submitted by Mila Eighteen

in ocea - In Osha. Someone or something that is temporarily unavailable. Usage originated in Maryland, USA, and literally translates to 'In Ocean," as in Ocean City, MD.

e.g., 1. Wanda: Where's Pete? Haven't seen him all week. Siss: OH, din'tcha know? He's in ocea all week on vacation, hon. 2. This fax line's been in ocea all morning.

submitted by Paul

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