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vertata

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a type of pastry made with cocoa powder, pastry shells, and chocolate
    Word History: It's been here since 1990.
    Example Sentence: She and I ate vertatas.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Houston, TX on 10/22/2007 08:12

A.D.

  1. Function: abbreviation
    Definition: "Anno Domini" is Latin for "in the year of the Lord" and is used before a numeral to indicate a year occurring since the birth of Jesus Christ
    Example Sentence: In the year A.D., 1800 to 1900 is the nineteenth century.
    Submitted by: Nickolas from Georgia on 10/22/2007 08:06

whoosh

  1. Function: adverb
    Definition: really fast
    Word History: My mom once told me that the way I run is like a "whoosh."
    Example Sentence: The cheetah ran whoosh through the grass.
    Submitted by: Gabe from Missouri on 10/22/2007 07:47

jun

  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to mix jogging and running together
    Example Sentence: In the morning, I go junning.
    Submitted by: Charles from Texas, USA on 10/15/2008 09:27
  2. Function: verb
    Definition: to run and jump at the same time
    Example Sentence: She started junning around the house when her parents said she could have a dog.
    Submitted by: Sydney from Kentucky, USA on 09/12/2008 02:19
  3. Function: verb
    Definition: to run at a steady pace like jogging but faster
    Example Sentence: Everyone at the track meet was junning.
    Submitted by: Cc from Illinois, USA on 12/17/2007 10:02
  4. Function: verb
    Definition: to run and jump at the same time
    Word History: from Amanda G. who runs and jumps at the same time
    Example Sentence: She was junning all around the store.
    Submitted by: Manda from Texas, USA on 10/22/2007 07:45

spazzy

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: appearing happy and cool with everything
    Word History: My friends say it all the time.
    Example Sentence: You look spazzy today!
    Submitted by: Sam from NE, USA on 10/22/2007 07:44

ziggurat

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a pyramid built with sides that form steps to the top
    Example Sentence: The pharaoh had a ziggurat for a tomb.
    Submitted by: Jaja from Nevada, USA on 12/11/2007 09:09
  2. Function: noun
    Definition: a temple for worshipping a deity or deities
    Example Sentence: In the past, Mesopotamians went to ziggurats.
    Submitted by: Giancarlo from California, USA on 10/22/2007 07:41

bunk

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: something which makes no sense: nonsense
    Word History: from bunkum which means "nonsense"
    Example Sentence: That show was complete bunk!
    Submitted by: Jonea from North Carolina, USA on 01/07/2008 08:32
  2. Function: adjective
    Definition: being lame or uncool: being a waste of time
    Word History: I was talking to my friend one day and was going to say bad but started to say funk and ended up saying bunk.
    Example Sentence: That movie we saw last night was totally bunk.
    Submitted by: Paris and Nicole from AZ, USA on 10/22/2007 07:22

koozyk

  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: pretty funny
    Word History: I just made it up.
    Example Sentence: I was very koozyk.
    Submitted by: Kiki from Florida on 10/22/2007 07:15

shwet

  1. Function: interjection
    Definition: used to express an opinion that something is cool and awesome
    Word History: comes from a French slang word meaning "cool"
    Example Sentence: Shwet! You brought me a pizza.
    Submitted by: Nick from MA on 10/22/2007 07:11

jijizu

  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a good time: fun
    Example Sentence: I had so much jijizu.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from MD, USA on 10/22/2007 07:06