Word list 02E-Learning English Vocabulary 

Word List 02

  1. Bling (n): Expensive, ostentatious clothing and jewelry.
  2. Bromance (n): A close but non-sexual relationship between two men.
  3. Chillax (v): Calm down and relax.
  4. Crunk (adj): Very excited or full of energy.
  5. D’oh (ex): Exclamation used to comment on a foolish or stupid action, especially one’s own.
  6. Droolworthy (adj): Extremely attractive or desirable.
  7. Frankenfood (n): Genetically modified food.
  8. Grrrl (n): A young woman regarded as independent and strong or aggressive, especially in her attitude to men or in her sexuality (A blend of “Grrrr” and “Girl.”)
  9. Guyliner (n): Eyeliner that is worn by men.
  10. Hater (n): A person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing.
  11. Illiterati (n): People who are not well educated or well informed about a particular subject or sphere of activity.
  12. Infomania (n): The compulsive desire to check or accumulate news and information, typically via mobile phone or computer.
  13. Jeggings (n): Tight-fitting stretch trousers for women, styled to resemble a pair of denim jeans.
  14. La-la Land (n): A fanciful state or dream world. Also, Los Angeles.
  15. Locavore (n): A person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food.
  16. Mankini (n): A brief one-piece bathing garment for men, with a T-back.
  17. Mini-Me (n): A person closely resembling a smaller or younger version of another.
  18. Muffin Top (n): A roll of fat visible above the top of a pair of women’s tight-fitting low-waisted trousers.
  19. Muggle (n): A person who is not conversant with a particular activity or skill.
  20. Noob (n): A person who is inexperienced in a particular sphere or activity, especially computing or the use of the Internet.
  21. Obvs (adv): Obviously.
  22. OMG (ex): Used to express surprise, excitement, or disbelief. (Dates back to 1917.)
  23. Po-po (n): The police.
  24. Purple State (n): A US state where the Democratic and Republican parties have similar levels of support among voters.
  25. Screenager (n): A person in their teens or twenties who has an aptitude for computers and the Internet.
  26. Sexting (n): The sending of sexually explicit photographs or messages via mobile phone.
  27. Textspeak (n): Language regarded as characteristic of text messages, consisting of abbreviations, acronyms, initials, emoticons. (wut hpns win u write lyk dis.)
  28. Totes (adv): Totally.
  29. Truthiness (n): the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true.
  30. Twitterati (n): Keen or frequent users of the social networking site Twitter.
  31. Unfriend (v): Remove (someone) from a list of friends or contacts on a social networking site.
  32. Upcycle (v): Reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original.
  33. Whatevs (ex, adv): Whatever.
  34. Whovian (n):  A fan of the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who.
  35. Woot (ex): (Especially in electronic communication) Used to express elation, enthusiasm, or triumph.
  36. Awesomesauce (adjective): extremely good; excellent
  37. Bants (noun): playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter
  38. Barbacoa (noun): (in Mexican cooking) beef, lamb, or other meat that has slowly been cooked with seasonings, typically shredded as a filling in tacos, burritos, etc.
  39. Beer o’clock (noun): an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer
  40. Brain fart (noun): a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly
  41. Brexit (noun): a term for the potential or hypothetical departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union
  42. Bruh (noun): a male friend (often used as a form of address)
  43. Butt dial (verb): inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one’s rear trouser pocket
  44. Butthurt (adjective): overly or unjustifiably offended or resentful
  45. Cakeage (noun): a charge made by a restaurant for serving a cake they have not supplied themselves
  46. Cat cafe (noun): a café or similar establishmentwhere people pay to interact with cats  housed on the premises
  47. Cupcakery (noun): a bakery that specializes in cupcakes
  48. Deradicalization (noun): the action or process of causing a person with extreme views to adopt more moderate positions on political or social issues.
  49. Fast-casual (adjective): denoting or relating to a type of high-quality self-service restaurant offering dishes that are prepared to order and more expensive than those available in a typical fast-food restaurant
  50. Fatberg (noun): a very large mass of solid waste in a sewerage system, consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets
  51. Fat-shame (verb): cause (someone judged to be fat or overweight) to feel humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their size
  52. Fur baby (noun): a person’s dog, cat, or other furry pet animal
  53. Glanceable (adjective): denoting or relating to information, especially as displayed on an electronic screen, that can be read or understood very quickly and easily
  54. Grexit (noun): a term for the potential withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone (the economic region formed by those countries in the European Union that use the euro as their national currency)
  55. Hangry (adjective): bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger
  56. Kayfabe (noun): (in professional wrestling) the fact or convention of presenting staged performances as genuine or authentic
  57. MacGyver (verb): make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way, making use of whatever items are at hand
  58. Manic pixie dream girl (noun): (especially in film) a type of female character depicted as vivacious and appealingly quirky, whose main purpose within the narrative is to inspire a greater appreciation for life in a male protagonist
  59. Manspreading (noun): the practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats
  60. Meeple (noun): a small figure used as a playing piece in certain board games, having a stylized human form
  61. Mic drop (noun): an instance of deliberately dropping or tossing aside one’s microphone at the end of a performance or speech one considers to have been particularly impressive
  62. Microaggression (noun): a statement, action, or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group such as a racial or ethnic minority
  63. Mkay (exclamation): non-standard spelling of OK, representing an informal pronunciation (typically used at the end of a statement to invite agreement, approval, or confirmation)
  64. Mx (noun): a title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female
  65. Pocket dial (verb): inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one’s pocket, as a result of pressure being accidentally applied to a button or buttons on the phone
  66. Pwnage (noun): (especially in video gaming) the action or fact of utterly defeating an opponent or rival
  67. Rando (noun): a person one does now know, especially one regarded as odd, suspicious, or engaging in socially inappropriate behaviour
  68. Redditor (noun): a registered user of the website Reddit
  69. Social justice warrior (noun): (derogatory) a person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views
  70. Subreddit (noun): a forum dedicated to a specific topic on the website Reddit
  71. Swatting (noun): the action or practice of making a hoax call to the emergency services in an attempt to bring about the dispatch of a large number of armed police officers to a particular address
  72. Oweak sauce (noun): something that is of a poor or disappointing standard or quality
  73. Wine o’clock (noun): an appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine

 

By: Dr. Riju Pawar, TPO, Radha Govind Group of Institutions, Meerut
The author has more than 12 years of experience in English language & Literacy. 

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