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Browsing page 2 of new words for May 13, 2010

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give a hiding

verb - transitive

  • to beat up.
                                                                                                                                                                          

    Citation from "'Ninja', 58, beats up 3 muggers", News 24.com, 2010-05-13 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 13 2010.

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H

heebie geebies, the

noun - uncountable

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heebie jeebies, the

noun - uncountable

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horrors, the

noun - uncountable

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M

malamanteau

noun

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  • In addition to the XKCD origin, the term appears to have been used on the website MetaFilter as early as 2007:
    It's not spoonerism. More like a portmanteau combined with a malapropism. So I'd go with malamanteau or a portmanpropism.

    posted by ludwig_van at 3:31 PM on July 17, 2007 (link)

    Last edited on May 14 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 14 2010.

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pitch

verb

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pitcher

noun

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put a cork in it

verb

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shakes, the

noun - uncountable

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