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Browsing page 30 of words meaning good qualities (617 words total)

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hellacious

adjective

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hoopy

adjective

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hoover

noun

verb

  • to clean. Origin: the Hoover brand of vacuum cleaners.
    You are not going out to play until you hoover that messy room of yours!
    I have to hoover the bathroom before the party starts.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to clean.

    Last edited on Feb 21 2013. Submitted by Susan Baglien from Wauwatosa, WI, USA on Sep 23 1997.

  • to eat very quickly. Origin: the same vacuum cleaners. Someone eating quickly could (in theory) be mistaken for a vacuum cleaner.
    He hoovered the whole pizza!

    Last edited on Mar 11 1998. Submitted by Annie Trimble from Pittsburgh, PA, USA on Mar 11 1998.

  • to quickly consume a drink.
    Wrap your lips around that glass and hoover.

    Last edited on Jul 15 1998. Submitted by Mark H. from Canada on Jul 15 1998.

  • to be very bad; TO SUCK.
    Man, that really hoovered!

    Last edited on May 28 2002. Submitted by Mo M. from Warren, OH, USA on May 28 2002.

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horrorshow

adjective

  • very good, excellent; "cool". Origin: "horrorshow" is the phonetic spelling of a Russian word meaning "excellent." Entered Western pop culture with the 1960's book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and the movie adaptation directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    I thought the movie was horrorshow.

    Last edited on Jan 19 2011. Submitted by Will Carpenter from Tallulah, LA, USA on Jul 11 1997.

noun

  • an event, process, etc. in which many things go wrong.
    Development of the new model was a complete horrorshow.
    • See more words with the same meaning: a mess.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 08 2012.

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