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spoddy

adjective

  • To get smart with someone or in other words trying to be funny.

    Last edited on Mar 09 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 09 2016.

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spoiler

noun

  • something that reveals important plot elements or details from a work of fiction or non-fiction.
                                                                   

                                     

                                

                                                                                    

    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • anything that ruins a person's pleasure of figuring out something unknown to them.
    Person A: You're getting a road bike for Christmas.

    Person B: WTF, man? Talk about a spoiler.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

notes

  • Conscientious people are expected to announce a spoiler in advance, e.g. by including the word "spoiler" in the title of a post to a web-based forum, or verbally informing people nearby know that a conversation is going to include spoilers. This is called a "spoiler alert".
    Subject: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (CONTAINS SPOILERS)

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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spondulics

  • a term for money, among gangsters and jazzy people, from the first half of the 20th century. I was reminded of it when James Whitmore (a private dick) used it in the movie "Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone" (1951).

    Last edited on Jun 15 2004. Submitted by Nancy R. from Madison, WI 53705, USA on Jun 15 2004.

  • Could this word have originated from the south american chimu people of chamor Peru who valued above Gold and Silver the spondylus shell

    Last edited on Mar 08 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on Mar 08 2014.

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sponge

noun

  • a person who remembers (absorbs) information well.
                                                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    A person who always finds an excuse for not being able to pay for anything.

    Last edited on Aug 16 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 19 2011.

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sponged

adjective

  • thirsty.
    I'm sponged! Let's go get a drink.
    • See more words with the same meaning: thirsty.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

verb

  • to want something to drink.
    I'm sponging for some water.
    • See more words with the same meaning: thirsty.

    Last edited on Sep 17 1997. Submitted by Amy from Brea, CA, USA on Sep 17 1997.

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spook

noun

  • a spy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "NSA director finally greets Defcon hackers", CNET, Elinor Mills, July 27 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 28 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to scare.
                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "A Neuroscientist Uncovers A Dark Secret", NPR, Barbara Bradley Hagerty, June 29, 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to startle an animal.
    He spooked the horses.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to make a person wary.
                                                                                       

                      

                                                                           

    Citation from "Bill And Gary's Excellent Adventure", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 22 2013.

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