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Word of the Day!

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by GlassesBlu, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    'blemish' is fun to say.
     
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  2. vuatson

    vuatson [delurks]

    I’ve always loved the word breakfast. If you enunciate each syllable the mouthfeel is truly delicious. Onomatopoeic, even.
     
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  3. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Be kind, viciously

    I use it enough in my vocabulary i think to say that I just wholeheartedly enjoy saying Fool

    I use it for like
    Petnames and gentle insults, mostly associated with playfulness, for me
     
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  4. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    fool.jpg
     
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  5. Firo

    Firo it's not heaven if all dogs don't go

    capriccio
     
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  6. keltka

    keltka the green and brown one

    asayake and yuuyake from japanese—they translate roughly as "sunrise colors" and "sunset glow" respectively
     
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  7. Deresto

    Deresto alolan dugtrio stole my hairpiece

    Sashay! A word that feels just as dramatic as it's definition. Saying it fast and repeatedly it also kinda acts like a tongue twister
     
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  8. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    Oh man, I love this thread!! A few favorites of mine:
    • Quirky is one of those words that sounds exactly like what it means, and I love that. Dramatic is another!
    • Fuck is by FAR my favorite swear, largely because of how useful it is and how it’s easy to create new permutations of it (the aforementioned fucktangled, fucky, unfuck, etc.) that can actually sum things up quite well.
    • Suboptimal. I love using this word in situations where shit’s fucked. (e.g. “The fridge is broken.” “Well, that’s...suboptimal.”)
    • Limerent. It’s a word referring to an unhealthy kind of love—a deep form of infatuation with and idealization of a person that demands reciprocation. It’s a useful concept, to be sure, but mostly I just like it because it’s pretty. It looks nice, it rolls off the tongue nicely...
    • I can’t remember the actual word, or even the language (I THINK Finnish but I’m not at all sure), but there is a word, equivalent in colloquial meaning to “grammar Nazi,” that literally translates to “commafucker,” and I’ve gotta say that I think commafucker itself is a fantastic word that we should all use.
    • And possibly my favorite word: duende. It’s a Spanish word that is considered impossible (or near-impossible) to translate into English; it loosely translates to “soul,” but very specifically refers to art, most often flamenco, and the emotions it invokes, with connotations of heightened authenticity. I love literally everything about it.
     
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  9. Codeless

    Codeless Cheshire Cat

    A finnish friend translated that word as dotfucker.
     
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  10. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    That is just as good. I approve.

    Honestly, what I love the most about it is the silliness of it. It’s like...“IF YOU LOVE PUNCTUATION SO MUCH WHY DON’T YA MARRY IT??”
     
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  11. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Be kind, viciously

    Susmaryosep, just a fun interjection which is a shortened form of Jesus Mary Joseph

    Sabaw which means soup BUT also is slang for when you're being super silly or 'out there' cause you're really tired or so done with something that you can't help but wild out

    Kilig which is a fun word that means like feeling excitement or the wiggles because of one's crush or significant other

    I think this one is interesting but it zags me every time cause in tagalog we have 2 we's, tayo which is we that includes the person you are talking to, and kami, which doesn't include the person you are talking to. I will remember this forever because I have constantly been corrected when I talk to others lol
     
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  12. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    THERE’S A WORD FOR IT!! Thank you for sharing, it’s such a specific feeling and I’m so glad y’all have an actual word to describe it!
     
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  13. hyrax

    hyrax had a handle on my life, but i broke it

    English does too! twitterpated means basically the same thing. (although, modern context on the word "twitter" might change the connotation a little...)
     
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  14. Acey

    Acey i use my outside voice because i have no choice

    I had no idea, thank you for this delightful bit of knowledge!
     
  15. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    twitterpated: literally, feeling like your head is full of birds. :3
     
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  16. Queer Disaster

    Queer Disaster Overthinking as always

    they're not complex by a longshot but i really love three letter nicknames/endearments

    Bud, Pal, Luv are especially good. Hun is nice.
    ...which is probably why i like my name shortened to Les so much now that i think about it. I like three letter things.
     
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  17. jacktrash

    jacktrash absentee sperglord

    seebs's longest running endearment for me is 'sooty' which is a combination of sweetie and the fact that i have often, in our very long acquaintance, been covered in smoke, dirt, ashes, dust, and various other particulate matter, due to being a human disaster and a smelly wilderness boy. in addtion to being favorite because of seebs, i just like how it sounds.
     
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  18. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Be kind, viciously

    My partner calls me Nerdy and i enjoy Nerd as a term of endearment
     
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  19. knifecentipede

    knifecentipede guillotine-chan

    immense and tremendous
     
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  20. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Be kind, viciously

    Apex and Cusp
     
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