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A wiki by [Chimes] with name help from [Linderel].

Welcome to The Elftionary! A highly crafted book of words, yes, it's the Elftown Dictionary! An archive of Elftown's favourite words and neologisms alike, feel free to add your own.

Entries are to be added in alphabetical order following this format:

<b>Word</b> <i>Part of Speech</i>
Definition(s) either from the dictionary or written by you, it doesn't matter as long as they are correct.
<u>Reason:</u> Insert your reason here - [Username]

If your word is already listed simply add your reason within the entry.

You may add as many words as you like, if you're adding a neologism(made up word) that was not created by you, please write who created it in your reason. If a word is a neologism make sure you note it in your definition or reason.



Aardvark noun
1. A burrowing mammal with a long snout, powerful claws, long tongue and heavy tail. Native to Southern Africa
Reason: I just wanted to be first :-) - [Barock]

Ambisinister adjective
1. Awkwardness in the use of both hands.
Reason: It sounds so epically evil when really it just means extraordinarily clumsy(and it literally means to have two left hands, like two left feet in dancing). I love it! - [Pnelma Tirian]

Ambivalent noun
1. Uncertainty or fluctuation, especially when caused by inability to make a choice or by a simultaneous desire to say or do two opposite or conflicting things.
2. The coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action, simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions.
Reason: This is my most absolutely favorite word ever! A great way to describe confliction! - [Nioniel]

Anatidaephobia noun 
1.The fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
Reason: Look as the meaning again and stop asking silly questions :-) - [Barock]

Antidisestablishmentarianism noun
1. Opposition to the withdrawal of state support or recognition from an established church, esp. the Anglican Church in 19th-century England.
Reason: It’s a fun word to say, know and write and it’s also the longest word in the English language, awesome eh? - [Barock]

Apocolocyntosis noun
1. The elevation or exaltation of a person to the rank of a pumpkin.
Reason: Seriously? - [SilverFire]

Apotheosis noun
1. The elevation or exaltation of a person to the rank of a god.
2. The ideal example; epitome; quintessence
Reason: Both the meaning and the sound of it are amazing - [Jitter]

Archnemesis noun
1. An archnemesis is the principal enemy of a character in a work of fiction, often described as the hero's worst enemy (compare nemesis).
Reason: The reason why the particular villain stands out more than the rest of the protagonist's rogues gallery varies; they may be the hero's strongest enemy (Doctor Doom/The Fantastic Four), have strong connections with the hero's past (the Master/the Doctor), caused the hero a great deal of personal pain (the Joker/Batman in most continuities), has the most personal grudge against the hero (Lex Luthor/Superman), or may be the most recurring enemy (Bowser/Mario). In certain cases, it is possible for a hero to possess more than one archenemy, as in the case of Spider-Man with Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, and Venom where all three villains have established themselves, at various times, as the most recurring and the most iconic of Spider-Man's rogues gallery. - [JaeMarix]

Autosomal dominant Compelling Helio-Ophthalmic Outburst syndrome noun
1. is a genetic autosomal dominant trait, which causes sneezing when exposed suddenly to bright light, possibly many times consecutively. It is also referred to as ACHOO syndrome (for short)
Reason: I am constantly affected by this genetic abnormality! - [Tranquility]

Azure adjective, noun
1. Of or having a light, purplish shade of blue, like that of a clear and unclouded sky.
2. Heraldry. Of the tincture or color blue.
3. The blue of a clear or unclouded sky.
4. A light, purplish blue.
5. Heraldry. The tincture or color blue.
6. The clear, cloudless sky.
Reason: Not only is it a very beautiful word, but it also happens to be my favourite colour. - [Linderel]



Bird noun
1. Any warm-blooded vertebrate of the class Aves, having a body covered with feathers, forelimbs modified into wings, scaly legs, a beak, and no teeth, and bearing young in a hard-shelled egg.
Reason: Birds are wonderful creatures, and the word is beautiful. Say it. Bird. Also good for a number of informal uses. - [Linderel]

Bounteous adjective
1. Giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.
2. Freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.
Reason: It's a fun word, I love saying it. It sounds piratey to me and I have no idea why - [Chimes]



Caprice noun
Reason: It seems so light, like a frivolous dance. That's what I get out of it, anyway. Love to say it, all the same. - [Kuramasgirl]

Chilver Noun
1. An ewe lamb
Reason: It is the only known English spoken word to rhyme with "Silver". - [Evolution X]

Chiraptophobia Noun
1. Fear of being touched
Reason: I don't know where you've been... - [JaeMarix]

Colloquial Adjective
1. Relating to familiar conversation as opposed to formal speech or writing; informal.
Reason: Such a tongue heavy expression for informal conversation- makes me happy to hear others tripping over the syllables. - [Company Awesome]

Cryptomnesia noun
1.The theological phenomenon of the reappearance of a long-forgotten memory as if it were a new experience.
Reason: Doesn't it just sound so cool? Plus, the phenomenon itself sounds fascinating - [Chimes]



Defective adjective, noun
1. having a defect or flaw; faulty; imperfect: a defective machine.
2. Psychology. characterized by subnormal intelligence or behavior.
3. Grammar. (of an inflected word or its inflection) lacking one or more of the inflected forms proper to most words of the same class in the language, as English must, which occurs only in the present tense.
4. a defective person or thing.
Reason: I'm afraid there is no logical reason for my liking of this word. It's basically just a fancy way of saying something's broken. But isn't it awesome? - [Linderel]

Defenestration: noun
1. The act of throwing someone or something out of a window
Reason: There's a word for that?! - [Pnelma Tirian]

Destorry noun
1.A state of mind where one plans out an imaginary fate or situation they would wish to be in.
2. A story created in ones held while listening to music, imaging alternatives to what ever you please.
Reason: I just felt that there really wasn't a word to describe the wonders of music's effect on the imagination. Or the ability to play out stories in ones head. - [Rice]

Diphthong noun
1. A complex speech sound or glide that begins with one vowel and gradually changes to another vowel within the same syllable, as (oi) in boil or (ī) in fine.
Reason: Just say it to yourself a few time, you'll get it. -[Thunder Cid]

Discombobulate verb
To confuse or disconcert; upset; frustrate
Reason: Even the word itself is confusing when you first encounter it! - [Linderel]

Draw Verb
Deriving from the ancient English word dragan, which means 'to drag', as in drag a pencil across paper.
Reason: Etymology,taking the grace out of everything. - [another brick in the wall]

Dystopia Noun
1. State in which the condition of life is extremely bad as from deprivation or oppression or terror
2. A utopia gone sour. A prominent example is George Orwell's 1984.
3. An imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives; an imaginary place or state where everything is as bad as it possibly can be: or a description of such a place.
Reason: I love the word, it rolls off the tounge.



Eargasm verb
The resulting action after hearing a song or piece of music that you really, really like.
Reason: I'm not even going to try to claim that I made this word up. Someone probably said it before I did. I just love it and exclaim it sometimes. It's a fun word - [Chimes]

Empyreal adjective
1. Pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients.
2. Pertaining to the sky; celestial: empyreal blue.
3. Formed of pure fire or light: empyreal radiance.
Reason: I love the meaning and I love the spelling, it was the perfect word to fit in a poem once, I learnt it that day and have loved it ever since - [Chimes]

Enigma noun
Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.
Reason: A really interesting word with lots of vowels, my type of word :] - [Aeolynn]

Ennui noun
A feeling of utter weariness and discontent resulting from satiety or lack of interest; boredom
Reason: Such a fancy word for such a depressing state... you simply have to love it. - [Linderel]
I agree with Lin. I also think it's really, really pretty. - [Chimes]

Epic Adjective
1. Noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer's Iliad is an epic poem.
2. Resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country.
3. Heroic; majestic; impressively great: the epic events of the war.
4. Of unusually great size or extent: a crime wave of epic proportions.
Reason: Because feeling something is epic is one of the best feelings in the world! - [Jitter]

Epicene adjective, noun
1. Androgyne, hermaphrodite.
2. Having both feminine and masculine characteristics.
Reason: Words like this are to be expected from me! — [Veltzeh]

Epidose noun
1. A episode of a series one is addicted to; "I need my epidose of Misfits!"
Reason: Yet another typo. Excellent. :D - [Chimes]

Eschew verb
To avoid; to shun.
Reason: It's so fun to say! I really should say it more often. - [Chimes]

Eulogy noun
An oration to honor a deceased person, usually at a funeral; Speaking highly of someone; the act of praising or commending someone.
Reason: It's a sad word, but another word that sounds nice, poetic even. - [Chimes]

Excellent adjective
Very good; of the highest quality etc.
Reason: I say it way too much, normally in an odd voice, I can't say it in my normal voice (for no real reason, maybe I just like the weird voice, who knows?) so I love it - [Chimes]

Existential adjective
1. Of, relating to, or dealing with existence.
2. Of or as conceived by existentialism or existentialists:
an existential moment of choice.
Reason: When I first heard the word existential, I didn't know what it meant, so I never used it.
But then I found out that no one knows what it means, so now I use it all the time. Fearless: Before Gaia - [JaeMarix]



Fiasco noun
Total failure
Reason: It makes me laugh everytime I say it. :3 - [Kuramasgirl]

Flavourite - adjective, noun
Favourite flavour as pertaining to food, drink, etc.
Reason: It was a typing error made of awesome, and deserves to be a word in its own right. - [Linderel]

Fleeble noun
The point of the shoulder, wen inadvertently jammed into the windpipe during a hug.
Reason When someone's shoulder bone is cutting off your airflow, this is pretty much the only word you can squeak out. A friend and I made it up five or six years ago and have used it ever since. - [Fireblade K'Chona]

Flodldop noun
1. Greeting amongst men made out of terricotta vestibules for plants, aptly named Bill and Ben.
2. Commonly used amongst people to call some one an idiot: "You flodldop!"
3. This term could also be used to create a whole sentence. "Ooh flodl oddle dop!"
4. As a greeting for anyone: "Flodldop Little weed!"
Reason: because sadly I use it rather often and I think it deserves to be used by other people so they know what I'm on about. - [Mrs Vicious.]

Fragile adjective
1. Easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail: a fragile ceramic container; a very fragile alliance.
2. Vulnerably delicate, as in appearance: She has a fragile beauty.
3. Lacking in substance or force; flimsy: a fragile excuse.
Reason: Wonderful for metaphors and the like. Not to mention the sound of it has a certain charm. - [Linderel]

Frictional adjective
1. Fiction that causes painful friction to the writer and/or reader, fiction that is painful to write.
Reason: I typo'd 'fictional' when talking to [Duke Devlin] and this is what came out of it. I am in love with it. - [Chimes]



Glomp verb
The act of snatching up something, nuzzling it furiously, licking, and cuddling it nearly to death (if a living thing) or to pieces (if a non living thing)
Reason: I cannot help but glomp things such as puppies, my sweetheart, etc. - The origin is unknown but [Lady of Lore] wanted to include it here.



Half-ling Noun
A person or creature who is a mix between two or more Creatures.
Reason: Because I love them and I am one - [Weregon]

Harpy Noun
1. A greedy, predatory person.
2. A species with the legs, wings and tail of a bird.
Reason: I like harpies - [Aeolynn]

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia Noun
1. The fear of long words
Reason: A thirty six letter word that means that, this should be the definition of irony - [Hiuko]

Hubris - noun
Excessive pride or self-confidence; arrogance.
Reason: It's a very majestic word for something that will hurt a lot in the end. I keep thinking about Icarus and other poor bastards like him. Delusions of grandeur... - [Linderel]

Humpage verb
1. The act of sex
2. The act of humping
3. The act of dry humping
4. The act of talking to Kim on a daily basis
Reason: Does this really need to be explained why it is so amazingingly awesome? - [Aeolynn]



Illumination noun
1. An act or instance of illuminating.
2. Intellectual or spiritual enlightenment.
Reason: I like how it rolls on one's tongue and I love the metaphorical meaning of it! - [Jitter]

Illusion noun
1.a. An erroneous perception of reality.
1.b. An erroneous concept or belief.
2. The condition of being deceived by a false perception or belief.
Reason: One can not really explain why they like certain words, the word illusion just fits with me. - [Rice]

Iridescence noun
1. Iridescent quality; a play of lustrous, changing colors.
2. Exhibition of colors like those of the rainbow; the quality or state of being iridescent; a prismatic play of color; as, the iridescence of mother-of-pearl.
Reason: Look at it! It's as beautiful as it means! Go now, use it, and love. =D - [Dark Adherent]



Jack Sparrow's noun/verb
Noun: Drunkness, particularly after drinking rum: I've got the Jack Sparrow's.
Verb: The act of being drunk: I'm Jack Sparrowed.
Often characterised by Jack Sparrowesque movements and slurrings
Reason: My brother just came home about 10 minutes ago (00:57, Feb 15th) and exclaimed that he had the Jack Sparrow's, then went on to explain it, I thought it was fantastic! So yeah, coined by my big brother - [Chimes]

Juxtaposition noun
1. an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast.
2. the state of being close together or side by side.
Reason: Have you ever said it out loud? It's a rather profound word, too. - [Reason]



Kremlinology noun
1. The study of politics in the Soviet government.
Reason: Someone explained, in length, this topic after I misheard them as saying "Criminology". - [Company Awesome]



Lackadaisical adjective
1. Showing lack of interest or spirit; listless; languid; lazy
Reason: I first heard it through the online comic, Lackadaisy, but fell in love with the word's sound once I understood the name. It's so much fun to say, and such a unique way of just calling someone or yourself lazy. - [Kuramasgirl]

Lilt - noun, verb
1. Rhythmic swing or cadence.
2. A lilting song or tune.
3. To sing or play in a light, tripping, or rhythmic manner.
Reason: Say the word. It's light and pretty. - [Linderel]

Luminescence adjective
1. The emission of light that does not derive energy from the temperature of the emitting body, as in fluorescence and bioluminescence.
2. The light so emitted.
Reason: It's a very pretty word - [Chimes]

Luposlipaphobia noun
1. The fear of being chased by timber wolves, and running around a kitchen table, whilst wearing socks on a newly waxed floor.
Reason: Because Gary Larson says it exists - [Tranquility]



Manipllustration noun
1. A photomanipulation-illustration
Reason: I think I made up this word just now x) - [Jitter]

Melancholia noun
1. Deep sadness or gloom
2. Clinical depression, characterised by irrational fears, guilt and apathy
3. Melancholy
Reason: I like the way it sounds and the way it's spelt. - [Chimes]

Miscellaneous adjective
1. Consisting of members or elements of different kinds; of mixed character
2. Having various qualities, aspects, or subjects
Reason: Just a word you have to love as it rolls off your tongue. Also a bitch to spell. - [Linderel]

Mondegreen noun
1. A mondegreen is the mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase, typically a standardized phrase such as a line in a poem or a lyric in a song.
Reason: There is actually a word for that?! I'm impressed... I like it, so here it is. - [Chimes]

Monosyllabic Adjective
1. Words with one Syllable ie. Cat, hat etc.
2.Saying very little, often that gives an impression of unfriendliness or lack of intellignece
Reason: It’s a word which means something VERY simple but is so long and smart sounding, I swear it is partly responsible for my A-Level English Language :)- [Barock]



Nefarious adjective
1. Extremely wicked
Reason: It's way too much fun to say and it reminds me of Christopher Lloyd. - [Pnelma Tirian]

Nemesis noun
1. A source of harm or ruin.
2. Retributive justice in its execution or outcome.
3. One that inflicts retribution or vengeance
Reason: Nemesis: The goddess of retributive justice or vengeance in Greek Mythology. - [JaeMarix]



Octogenarian Noun
1. A person between 80 and 90 years of age.
Reason: A much cooler way to say "really old people". -[Triola]

Omnipotent Adjective
1. Having very great or unlimited authority or power.
Reason: A great way to describe the owner of a role-play. Very old fashion way of saying I AM GODLIKE. - [Aeolynn]

Onomatopoeia Noun
1. The formation of a word, as cuckoo or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
2. A word so formed.
3. Rhetoric. the use of imitative and naturally suggestive words for rhetorical effect.
Reason: Cause it is one of the prettiest greek words, sounds epic and has a cool meaning. - [Jitter]

Opalescent adjective
1. Exhibiting a play of colors like that of the opal.
2. Having a milky iridescence.
Reason: A beautiful word in itself. - [Linderel]

Opaque Adjective
1. Impenetrable by light; neither transparent nor translucent.
2. Not reflecting light; having no luster: an opaque finish.
3. So obscure as to be unintelligible
4. Obtuse of mind; dense.
Reason: Just listen to it. Say it. It's lovely. -[Triola]
What Trin said. - [Linderel]

Oxymoron Adjective
1. A figure of speech that combines two normally contradictory terms.
2. Two concepts {usually two words} that do not go together, but are used together like old news, criminal justice, and random order.
Reason: A deafening silence. - [JaeMarix]



Phantasmagoria noun
1. A constantly changing medley of real or imagined images (as in a dream)
Reason: It is a great sounding word for a lovely phenomenon. - [Pnelma Tirian]

Plethora noun
1. overabundance; excess: a plethora of advice and a paucity of assistance.
2. Pathology Archaic: a morbid condition due to excess of red corpuscles in the blood or increase in the quantity of blood.
Reason: You always sound so smart when you say something like, "I've got a plethora of things to do!" and people look at you with awe. Also... It's just plain fun to say! :D - [Akayume]

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis Noun
1. An obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.
Reason: Longest word in the English dictionary, and yes I've check, it's in two dictionaries I've seen. - [Hiuko]

Procrastination noun
1. An act of procrastinating, i.e. putting doing something off until a later time, often coming up with all kinds of excuses to do so.
Reason: Because - let's face the facts - we all do it. Also, the word is beautiful. - [Linderel]


Quidam Noun
1. Anonymous Passerby
Reason: The name for the people you pass but never look at. - [Company Awesome]



Rain noun, verb
1. Water that is condensed from the aqueous vapor in the atmosphere and falls to earth in drops more than 1/50 in. (0.5 mm) in diameter.
2. A rainfall, rainstorm, or shower: We had a light rain this afternoon.
3. Rains, the rainy season; seasonal rainfall, as in India.
4. Weather marked by steady or frequent rainfall: We had rain most of last summer.
5. A heavy and continuous descent or inflicting of anything: a rain of blows; a rain of vituperation.
Verb (used without object):
6. (of rain) To fall (usually used impersonally with it as subject): It rained all night.
7. To fall like rain: Tears rained from their eyes.
8. To send down rain: The lightning flashed and the sky rained on us in torrents.
Verb (used with object):
9. To send down in great quantities, as small pieces or objects: People on rooftops rained confetti on the parade.
10. To offer, bestow, or give in great quantity: to rain favors upon a person.
11. To deal, hurl, fire, etc., repeatedly: to rain blows on someone's head.
Reason: Infinitely usable in metaphors, and a very simple, pretty word besides. - [Linderel]

Rapport noun
Relation; connection, esp. harmonious or sympathetic relation
Reason: Somehow, a very uplifting word. Don't you love it when you have a rapport with someone? - [Linderel]

Reconciliation Noun
1. The act of causing (a person) to accept or be resigned to something not desired
2. the act of becoming amicable
3. the process of making consistent or compatible.
Reason: Apart from being a very smart word for one to know, it's also a pretty Pain of Salvation song :B - [Jitter]

Relationshit noun
1. A relationship between two people that is less than desirable, usually involving a painful breakup. "I wouldn't say Carter and I were in a relationship, it was more like a relationshit."
Reason: A friend was trying to describe my relationship with a certain boy and she accidentally placed shit at the end of the word instead of ship. Needless to say it fit the situation perfectly!



Semantics noun
1. The study of meaning, usually in language.
2. Pranks conducted by young men studying for the priesthood, including such things as gluing the pages of the priest's prayer book together just before vespers.
Reason: Because I nearly fell out of my chair laughing when I saw this. - [Flisky]

Serendipity noun
1. An aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
2. Good fortune; luck: the serendipity of getting the first job she applied for.
Reason: I call it 'a beautiful accident'. The word is beautiful, the definition is beautiful, it works and I love it - [Chimes]

Sesquipedalian Noun
1. A Long Word
1. Characterized By The Use Of Long Words
2. Polysyllabic
Reason: It speaks for itself. - [Company Awesome]

Set Adverb, Verb, Adjective, Noun
1.A collection
2.To solidify or fixed
3.A model
4.To place
5.To designate
6.To specify or adjust
7.Descriptive noun eg"A film set"
8.To apply
9.A series
10.To send something to attack
11.To prepare
12.Evil Egyptian God who murdered Osiris
13.Any early electronic device that recieved or transmitted radio signals.
Reason:Set has the most known definitions than any other word in the English Language... I'm sure I have not captured them all here so feel free to add any you think of. - [Evolution X]

Shindig noun
An elaborate or large dance, party, or other celebration.
Reason: It's a funny word. Say it. - [Linderel]

Shmammer verb
1. A combonation of the words "Smash" and "Hammer". The action of totally demolishing an opponent/thing/or situation. "South High totally shammered our girl's basketball team last night" or "That test totally shammered me"
2. Being Totally Wasted and/or Drunk. "He got totally shammered last night"
Reason: Because I made it up and it is fun to say XD...try it - [Captain Rachel Black]

Shmoo verb
1.A term of endeerment or love.
2.A nickname f or a loved one. also an abriviation of Shmoochypoo.
3.An action. usualy a tight hug or embrace, could also be the squishing of a face. "I would so shmoo him!"
Reason: Becasue no one gets what i meen when I say i love my Shmoo and I thought it should be cleared up. I lurvels it! - [Mrs Vicious.]

Sinister adjective
1. Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
2. Stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonourable
3. On or starting from the wearer's left
Reason: It even sounds evil. How often do words sound like what they mean? - [Pnelma Tirian]

Smidge adjective
1. A short distance or small amount. "Please scoot over a smidge."
Reason: This is used frequently to describe a distance that is smaller than a smudge or a smoogle - [Lady of Lore]

Snoresome adjective
1. Boring. Too boring to just say boring.
Reason: I say this a lot, it's one of my favourites and people look at me funny every single time. - [Chimes]

Spectre noun
1. A ghostly appearing figure; "we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us"
2. A mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
Reason: Say the word and tell me it is not made of awesome. Look at the meaning! - [Linderel]

Squee onomatopoeic, noun, verb
1. The sound of someone who is very pleased.
Reason: Origin also unknown but used frequently by the [Lady of Lore]

Squeedlyspooch noun
1. An organ that lies inside every Irken.
Purpose of the Squeedlyspooch is unknown.
Reason: I've got a squeedlyspooch. - [JaeMarix]

Strastoterpets {Russian; "Passion-Bearer"} noun
1. Used by the Orthodox Christanity; is an honorary title for one who faces death in a Christ-like manner, i.e., undetered, strong, and accepting.
Reason: Found it while studying Tzar Nicholas II (whom is a Passion Bearer Saint in the Orthodoxy.) I believe it's among my most admired words now. - [another brick in the wall]

Subtibility verb
1. Kim trying to say subtlety, but with epic fail!
Reason: I have a way of butchering what I try to say sometimes... - [Aeolynn]

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adjective
1. What you say when you don't know what to say
2. Atoning for educability through delicate beauty
Reason: A must have in every dictionary. By the Sherman Brothers for the Disney movie Mary Poppins. - [peura]

Synesthesia noun
1. A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
2. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
3. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.
Reason: Because I have it, and it's ever so hard to properly explain what it's like. Music is so different for me '-' - [Reason]

Syzygy noun
1. Astronomy. An alignment of three celestial objects, as the sun, the earth, and either the moon or a planet: Syzygy in the sun-earth-moon system occurs at the time of full moon and new moon.
2. Classical Prosody. A group or combination of two feet, sometimes restricted to a combination of two feet of different kinds.
3. Any two related things, either alike or opposite.
Reason: Have you seen how it's spelt? Enough said, I think - [Chimes]

Szchoom~ -----
1. A sound uttered in boredom/to fill in a silence.
2. Szchoom-worthy - A particularly awesometastic person.
Reason: No one can pronounce it unless they have heard me say it. :) (Actually, they can't pronounce it correctly even then, sometimes.) - [Duke Devlin]


Tragedy noun
(derrived from the Classic Greek "τραγῳδία", meaning "goat song")
1. The art of mimicking human emotion and suffering.
Reason: Always tried to define it, and always thought the origin of the word was rather intreeging. - [another brick in the wall]

Tranquility noun
1. Quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; peacefulness; quiet; serenity.
Reason: Cause it's a beautiful word! - [Jitter]

Twonk Adjective
1.General word for an idiot or a fool
2.The sound a fork makes agisnt a forhead.
Reason: Because the second reason is funny and I don't think that the word twonk is derogative or means some thing rude, its just a silly name for a silly person. - [Mrs Vicious.]



Uxorious adjective
1. Excessively submissive or devoted to one's partner.
Reason: What a pleasantly subtle way to call someone whipped. - [Company Awesome]



Verbose Adjective
1. Characterized by the use of too many words; wordy
Reason: Combine with one (1) part sesquipedalian, shake well, serve cold. - [Company Awesome]



Weregon Noun
A person or persons who is a hybrid of a werewolf and a dragon.
Reason: Because I am one, enough said - [Weregon]

Willow noun
1. Any of various deciduous trees or shrubs of the genus Salix, having usually narrow leaves, unisexual flowers borne in catkins, and strong lightweight wood.
2. The wood of any of these trees.
Reason: The slight alliteration (and the near-palindromic quality) makes it a very pretty word indeed. Not to mention the trees in question are lovely. - [Linderel]

Wisteria noun
Any climbing shrub belonging to the genus Wisteria, of the legume family, having showy, pendent clusters of blue-violet, white, purple, or rose flowers.
Reason: It's such a pretty word, which reflects the plant as it, too, is pretty, I love how it sounds when you say it. The spelling is also gorgeous; it reminds me of something fantasy-related - [Chimes]

Wit noun
1. The keen perception and cleverly apt expression of those connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure.
2. Speech or writing showing such perception and expression.
3. A person having or noted for such perception and expression.
4. Understanding, intelligence, or sagacity; astuteness.
5. Usually, wits.
a. Powers of intelligent observation, keen perception, ingenious contrivance, or the like; mental acuity, composure, and resourcefulness: using one's wits to get ahead.
b. Mental faculties; senses: to lose one's wits.
Reason: Sharp, short word, right to the point. It cuts, you know? - [Linderel]

Woolgather Verb
1. Daydream
Reason: How could you not like this word, also I've used this many times to excuse myself for not paying attention in class. - [Hiuko]



Xeric noun
1. Of or adapted to an extremely dry climate.
Reason: Good word for all you Arizona or Texas folk to use. - [Company Awesome]



Yepperdoodles noun
-neologism - Made up my [*Phoenix*]
1. a feeling of agreement, usually accompined with a ^_^ face.
Ex: "Do you think this is cool?" "Yepperdoodles."
Reason: because it's my word and it should be used on ET! - [*Phoenix*]

Yttrium noun
1. Silvery metallic element used to strengthen aluminum alloys.
Reason: Chemistry wins! - [Company Awesome]



Zoinks noun
1. Expressing surprise, fear, etc.
Reason: My husband still uses this expression. - [JaeMarix]

Zymurgy noun
1. The branch of chemistry that deals with fermentation processes, as in brewing.
Reason: Last spot. Win. - [Company Awesome]


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2009-02-19 [Jitter]: I added several x)

2009-02-20 [Chimes]: I noticed. :P Was Tranquility yours? You forgot to sign it if so. :P

2009-02-20 [Jitter]: Yep. oops!

2009-02-25 [Company Awesome]: Owned. Can't wait to pop back on here with some updates. ^-^ I heart vocabulary.

2009-02-25 [Chimes]: *goes to fix it* XD
Vocabulary is wonderful ^^

2009-02-25 [Aradon Templar]: Chimes, you spelled Eugoogley wrong :D Also, did you learn syzygy from Dinosaur comics like I did?

2009-02-25 [Chimes]: Nah, I didn't. :P Eulogy is spelt right.
Nope, I learnt it from the dictionary. :P I don't think I've ever read a Dinosaur comic, maybe I should...

2009-02-25 [Aradon Templar]: is the panel I'm referring to. I was astounded to find it was a real word :P

2009-02-25 [Chimes]: LMAO! That's actually amazing. XD

2009-02-25 [Janouk]: Congrats on the feature!!! :-)

2009-02-25 [SilverFire]: Featured Wiki <img:44166_1164145305.gif> (even though Janouk beat me to it XD)

2009-02-25 [Janouk]: Ooops, sorry :)

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: Aha. XD Thank you both!
Second wiki feature! Go me! XD *dances around*

2009-02-26 [Janouk]: *claps, then w00ts for dancing* <img:stuff/sing.gif>

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: That emote is fantastic. XD

2009-02-26 [Janouk]: So energetic :)

2009-02-26 [Evolution X]: Can anyone else think of a definition for set?

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: @Janouk: Oh yes. XD

@Evolution X: Ummm... *ponders*

Now... there are 24 watchers... but not 24 members who have submitted words. Wakey wakey, watchers. :P Go oooon~ You know you want to. :D

2009-02-26 [Aradon Templar]: There are several meanings of 'set'. Which are you after? "To place somewhere" or "A group of numbers or other items"?

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: *points up* Many more than several. :P That word is like a God. XD

2009-02-26 [Evolution X]: That's why I like it ^_^

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: :] It's a good reason too! It's such a simple word, yet it means so much.

2009-02-26 [Evolution X]: YEYS! I think I've got a bunch now...

2009-02-26 [Evolution X]: And... it actually IS a God... >_>

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: I know. :P I have a little statue of him. ^^

2009-02-26 [Evolution X]: woots. Strange little word isn't it? *pokes the word*

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: It is. Small but mighty! </cliché>

2009-02-26 [Aeolynn]:


2009-02-26 [Mrs Vicious.]: ...... wow..
this is intresting to say the least. i now have to find a word or make one up... *contemplates*

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: *grins*

2009-02-26 [Weregon]: I have a word for the book. Weregon noun A creature of the night who is neither a werewolf nor a dragon but a cross between them.

2009-02-26 [Mrs Vicious.]: niiiiceee

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: You post it yourself, I don't put them up for you. :P And you have to follow the format. ^^ Plz.

2009-02-26 [Mrs Vicious.]: im just still trying to think of one... *humms n ha's*

2009-02-26 [Chimes]: I was talking to [Weregon]. :P But alright. ^^

2009-02-26 [Mrs Vicious.]: i know.. i just thought id say my explination for loitering.

2009-02-27 [Madhalf Heatlump]: Thanks... my bad lol... In my defense I worked all night and I'm exhausted...

2009-02-27 [Chimes]: It's fine. ^^ If there had been more edits than yours it would have gotten confusing :P

2009-03-03 [Duke Devlin]: Szchoom~

2009-03-03 [Weregon]: ...

2009-03-03 [Chimes]: Dukey - Put it up! XD You say it so often, it has to be there.

[Weregon] - please fix your submission... if you don't know how it's wrong look at the others.

2009-03-03 [Duke Devlin]: I'll do it at some point *waves arm lazily and dismissively*

2009-03-03 [Linderel]: Should I put 'flavourite' up here? :P

2009-03-03 [Chimes]: YES!

2009-03-03 [Linderel]: *giggle* Will do xD

2009-03-03 [Chimes]: Yaaay!

2009-03-04 [Weregon]: So bored now.

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: You need to fix your submission...

2009-03-04 [Weregon]: Which one?

2009-03-04 [Weregon]: If you mean Weregon then I don't need my user name because it is weregon

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: You need your name under it because it is my wiki and that is part of the rules.
Please refrain from changing this wiki into real html. >.> It messes it up. As you will probably have seen.

2009-03-04 [Weregon]: I like it like that I am good at programming.

2009-03-04 [Barock]: Poor Chimes... hehe ^_^

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: This is my wiki. Not yours. You do not mess with it. You're obviously not good at 'programming' due to what you left it looking like. If you were you would have made it look good. You do not have my permission to mess with this wiki. You may only add a submission. Nothing else.

I suggest you fix yours.

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: whoa... *shuffles off with my word and desides to post it when youve chilled*

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: I am chilled. :P Post away. :] Take no notice of my previous comments, they are to [Weregon]. You're fine to put up your word. ^^

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: okies. THANK YE KINDLY!

2009-03-04 [Barock]: Rofl aaaaah emma, inspiring fear :P

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: Hell yeah, I'm scary, me. *has previously been compared to a kitten* XD

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: ..... i posted my word!! *dances* oohh yeah.

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: XD It's awesome. Shmoo. XD It sounds really cute.

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: it is!!1 you know Evolution X right?

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: I think I've seen 'em around.

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: never mind then. It doesnt matter.

2009-03-04 [Aeolynn]: Fixed an entry

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: :P I was trying to get him to fix it, by the way. Out of principle. If he refused again, I was going to remove it for lack of respect.

2009-03-04 [Aeolynn]: :P just trying to help geez manienees...

2009-03-04 [Chimes]: I know, it's fine. :P No harm, no foul.

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: GROOP HUG!!!

2009-03-04 [Jitter]: SHmooooooooo!!!! that;s so awesome xD

2009-03-04 [Mrs Vicious.]: thank you. its my Bf's nickname.. he never understood it so thus there it is!

2009-03-05 [Aeolynn]: Group Humpage! And Group hug... GROUP ORGY!

2009-03-05 [Dark Adherent]: ;O *Gasps*

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: ooohhh no you didnt!!

2009-03-05 [Weregon]: Aehry yawns "Chimes has no sense of gratitude for a programming genius."

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: oooi dont go starting trouble now.. just leave it okies? Chimes just egnore him.

2009-03-05 [Chimes]: [Weregon], I have given you one warning, don't make me give you another. I will not have gratitude for someone who messed up my wiki.
Also, this is not an RP. You speak as yourself or not at all.
This announcement was made by a member of the Chimes Enterprise, she thanks you for your time.

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: hehe love the chimes enterprise... are there any jobs going?

2009-03-05 [Chimes]: 'fraid not. It's a very closed organisation. :P

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: damn.. I wanted to be a bouncer! *whimpers* and I'm good at typing too!! I can't spell but I can type fast!!! *grins then slumps* never mind.

2009-03-05 [Chimes]: XD We don't need bouncers. :P We're peaceful, for the most part.

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: poopy! *whimpers* oh well.. ill stick to my origional job... Cookie maker for the masses.

2009-03-05 [Chimes]: That's an awesome job.

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: I know.. I just get tierd of un cloging the flower out the sink.

2009-03-05 [Chimes]: O.o It clogs your sink?

2009-03-05 [Mrs Vicious.]: yeah i bake alot of cookies so all the mixture left in the bowls and the rolling pins and stuff when i wash them it kinda clogs the sink and its not nice... i have to get the plunger on it... its not very plesant..

2009-03-06 [Company Awesome]: Btw, nice job on the wiki, Chimes.

2009-03-06 [Chimes]: Thank you. :D

2009-03-06 [Mrs Vicious.]: yes.. very well done!!

2009-03-06 [Rice]: Oh god Chimes...I see what you mean now xD

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: [Triola], I love Octogenarian! XD That's so cool! *vocabulary expanded*

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Did you not already know that word? :(

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: I didn't. :P But then again I don't look up other ways to say 'old people' :P
Add Cacophony. ^^ Seeing as you love it.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: I already did on TDM. :P You do it! XD

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: That involves going on tdm XD

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: HA! I thought you might say that, so here I have one I made earlier!

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: O.o

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: I thought so...

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: I am so very confused.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Yep. I knew that one too. ;)

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: You love tormenting me too much.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: No I don't!

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: You love tormenting me just enough for your tastes? XD

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Certainly not! If I had my way I'd be doing so constantly! :D

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: If I didn't love you so much that would make me sad. XD

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: I know. ;) But it makes you sad that you can't be sad, doesn't it?

2009-03-09 [Mrs Vicious.]: ........ you guys are just confusing. bravo.. im confuzzalated beond recognision.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Glad to hear it. ^^

2009-03-09 [Mrs Vicious.]: your very much welcom.. i needed my mind resetting.

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: XD Glad we could be of sevice.

And no, it doesn't make me sad... it makes me... EMMA!

2009-03-09 [Mrs Vicious.]: .... I AM TEA POT HEAR ME ROAR moment.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Oh dear... D:

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: Oh dear to me being Emma? XD Or oh dear to the tea pot?

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: To everything. Just very oh dear. D:

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Is the word 'chortle' in the divider? XD

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: Might be :P

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Oh dear god. XD

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Lament isn't on here either. >:(

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: Then do something about it :P

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Eh.. Later... *wafts hand in your face*

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: *wafts back again* :P Take that.

2009-03-09 [Duke Devlin]: Oh no you di'nt!

2009-03-09 [Chimes]: *bites thumb at you*

2009-03-10 [SilverFire]: Shakespearean insults? :P Quaint.

2009-03-10 [Chimes]: Hell yeah. Chimes hearts Shakeaspeare. ^^

2009-03-11 [Zab]: Hm.. it's in swedish tho.. but I like it.. ''Hypernervokustiska diafragmakontravibrationer''.. means hickup. >_>; isn't there an english version of that word? I think it's a medical term or something.. *ignorant* :P It's just more fun to say than just ''hickups''..

2009-03-11 [Skydancer]: Architexture - the surface detail of artificial structures. © 2009 Marion Z. Skydancer ^.^ :) Fraid I am not good enough at language to define the work though.. noun, adjective, etc.

2009-03-11 [Linderel]: I'd say that's a noun. :3

2009-03-11 [Skydancer]: Then I will leave it to you good Lin to place it in its proper space. :) If you will please.

2009-03-11 [Chimes]: [Zab], you may add words in any language... so long as you put what language it's in. XD

2009-03-11 [Zab]: :P

2009-03-11 [Mrs Vicious.]: yey!!! it sounds realy cool I just wish i could pronouce it.

2009-03-11 [Aeolynn]: Archnemesis does not have a donor name next to it :]

2009-03-11 [Mrs Vicious.]: .. BAGSIE!

2009-03-11 [Chimes]: *will hunt for who put it up later*

2009-03-11 [Mrs Vicious.]: hehe i put up twonk.

2009-03-12 [Lady of Lore]: I added a few words here. I believe that Squee would be an onomatopoeic according to


2009-03-12 [Chimes]: Squee can be a noun and a verb too :P

2009-03-12 [Lady of Lore]: True true ^_^

2009-03-12 [Mrs Vicious.]: lol niiiceeee

2009-03-12 [Chimes]: Squeeing is fun.

2009-03-12 [Mrs Vicious.]: indeed it is,

2009-03-12 [Lady of Lore]: Squeeeeeee!!! ^_^ *glomps the wiki*

2009-03-12 [Chimes]: *the wiki feels loved* :D

2009-03-12 [Mrs Vicious.]: groop hug the wiki?

2009-03-12 [Janouk]: Crime Passionnel?
The wiki will die under so much love :p

2009-03-15 [Mrs Vicious.]: no i wouldnt. wikis need lurve to thrive.

2009-03-15 [Chimes]: Well, technically this wiki needs words to thrive. It eats them, see. It told me once that the A's taste particularly good.

2009-03-15 [Mrs Vicious.]: fair play.

2009-04-03 [Chimes]: Whoever posted 'Flodldop', please can you put a reason and your username, thank you!

2009-04-03 [Mrs Vicious.]: i jsut did... sorry bout that peoples.

2009-04-12 [Duke Devlin]: Jumping ('cause I love to jump) back a few years of comments here (not in the literal sense of 'years', but rather meaning a week or a few... I dunno. XD) I'd like to add to the mention of Shakespeare several things... (Meaning two, actually. :P) 1) I <3 Shakespeare also. :) and 2) It pains me when I see people spell 'Shakespeare' as 'Shakespear'. Ever seen that?
(Also, I apparently adore brackets this evening)

2009-04-12 [Chimes]: You are. :O
You do. :O
I has. :O
You do. :O

2009-04-12 [Duke Devlin]: XD LOLZ Elaborate.

2009-04-20 [Evolution X]: isn't Defenestration a verb? Since it is the act of doing something

2009-04-20 [Aradon Templar]: The act of doing something is a noun :) To do something is a verb. Defenestrate would be the verb.

2009-04-20 [Evolution X]: but can't you say that happens to any verb? The act of walking, the act of lifting, the act of throwing...

2009-04-20 [Chimes]: Not really, at least, I don't think you can. Now would be a good time for Silvie to pop up and tell us the answer. :P

2009-04-20 [Linderel]: I'd pop up and tell you the answer, but I'm not quite confident enough yet. But I'll say this much: use your brain. Can you comfortably make a noun out of this or that verb, or vice versa? Use a dictionary for help if needed. There's your answer. xD

2009-04-20 [Chimes]: Walking, lifting and throwing definitely don't seem to be able to but words like levitate and defenestrate can... I am seeing a theme here. :P It only works on certain verbs. *nods*

2009-04-20 [SilverFire]: Templar is right, the act of doing something is a noun - that might sound a bit confusing, but think it about it like this - you're referring to the concept of throwing someone out of a window, and a concepts are nouns.

2009-04-20 [Chimes]: Yeah, I was talking in terms of single words with my last comment... :P I wasn't even going to try with the phrases. :P
See, Silvie saves the day, every time... :P

2009-04-20 [Evolution X]: But still it seems strange... *rubs mah head in confusion*

2009-04-20 [Hiuko]: I'm surpised that I was able to add Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis and woolgathering, I thought someone else would have gotten them already.

2009-04-20 [Chimes]: Apparently not. :)

2009-04-21 [Aradon Templar]: "Walking", "Throwing", and "lifting" are all -ing forms of verbs. Specifically, they are gerunds, which are one of the noun forms of verbs. Behold: "Lifting is not my favorite activity." It is clearly the subject of the sentence, and the verb is 'is', or to be. At the same time, you cannot say, "I lifting a lot." It doesn't function as a verb in any situation. It's just a variant on the verb 'to lift'. You may note that you can say "To lift is not my favorite activity," and this is also because 'to lift' is the infinitive, another noun form of a verb. You cannot say, "I to lift a lot", but you CAN say, "I lift a lot." It becomes apparent in these examples that these variations on the verb change it from a verb into a noun, even though they both refer to the act of raising an object :)

2009-04-21 [Hiuko]: true that, thanks for pointing that out, it has been changed.

2009-04-21 [Company Awesome]: Very informative, Aradon. Soon I will have more time for this wiki and post more of my favorites.

2010-01-07 [Company Awesome]: I'm taking dibs on several letters. Go me.

2010-01-07 [Chimes]: You are? :P

2010-01-07 [Company Awesome]: Yes. K, U, V, X, Y.

2010-08-01 [Chimes]: Strastoterpets - Who submitted this? D:

2010-08-01 [another brick in the wall]: oh. I thought I put my name on that one.
I did.

2010-08-01 [Chimes]: I thought it might have been you. :)

2010-08-05 [Akayume]: Oh, by the way, the link at the top to wikipedia no longer exists. :(

2010-08-05 [Chimes]: Sad times. *will delete it*

2010-08-05 [Akayume]: I know! I went to go check it and it told me it no longer existed. :(

2010-10-27 [Company Awesome]: I <3 the Elftionary. :)

2010-10-27 [Chimes]: The Elftionary <3 you. :)

2010-12-03 [Captain Rachel Black]: (laughs to herself) I need to read these more often...

2010-12-03 [Chimes]: And to add to them. ;)

2010-12-03 [Captain Rachel Black]: I just got a new one! (goes to post)

2010-12-03 [Captain Rachel Black]: ...oh it ok for me to say S@$%

2010-12-03 [Chimes]: Any word you like can go in this wiki. :P So long as you like it.

2010-12-03 [Captain Rachel Black]: wOoT!

2011-01-25 [Akayume]: I was so happy when I stumbled upon the word "phantasmagoria" in Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, and then... someone has already added it. DX *shame*

2011-01-25 [Chimes]: You can still add the reason that you love it beneath :P

2011-01-25 [Akayume]: Then I shall. <3

2011-05-12 [SilverFire]: I think you'll find that the definition of 'Mondegreen' is actually "kiss this guy".

2011-05-13 [Chimes]: I found the Mondegreen one in a book :P

2011-05-13 [iippo]: :P Silvie.

2011-05-16 [Linderel]: Derp. Some of these words lack names. :(

2011-05-16 [Chimes]: Yeah, I know >.> Argh.

2011-05-16 [SilverFire]: Well, we can call this one Henry, and this one Raymond, and this one can be Amy.

2011-05-16 [Chimes]: Can we have a Bartholomew?

2011-05-16 [SilverFire]: Sure! I think we're going to need a lot of names.

2011-05-16 [Linderel]: There should be an Edward.
I have a puffin plushie named Edward. After royalty, not sparkly vampires.

2011-05-17 [Akayume]: I want to name one of my offspring Edward. >.>" And not for vampires either. :3

2013-01-14 [Linderel]: Wooooords.

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