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Postby eberntson » Thu Feb 28, 2008 2:38 pm

ne·ol·o·gism [ nee óllə jìzzəm ] (plural ne·ol·o·gisms) or ne·ol·o·gy [ nee ólləjee ] (plural ne·ol·o·gies)

noun

1. new word or meaning: a recently coined word or phrase, or a recently extended meaning of an existing word or phrase

2. coinage of new words: the practice of coining new words or phrases, or of extending the meaning of existing words or phrases


[Early 19th century. < French néologisme< néo- "new" + Greek logos "word"]
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Postby Slava » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:25 pm

I'm shocked, just shocked! This word has yet to go under the Dr.'s knife. Such a worthy word, too. I'm voting we re-up this suggestion. Anyone care to jump on the toboggan with me?
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Wed Nov 10, 2010 6:06 pm

Nope.
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