1. A period of time devoted to pleasure, rest, or relaxation, especially one following termination from employment or school.
2. Early or temporary retirement.
3. A period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, travel, or just goofing off.
4. Freedom or release from duty, business, activity, or obligations.
"Oh, you say you had to work overtime at work today? Well, today on vaycay, I woke up at noon, grabbed some sun, squashed a few brits on Xbox Live, and then closed down the bars."
1. Showing particular attention to the details.
2. Related to being picky or fussy--over-particular.
3. Commonly perceived as snobbish or pretentious.
"Don't be so persnickety, who cares which way the toilet roll hangs."
1. An expression of disbelief.
2. Amazement; astonishment.
1. An intensive used to express satisfaction, acceptance, pleasure, excellence, exaltation, approval, awe, or reverence- the level of satisfaction is proportional to the charismatic level of the expression.
For instance, you arrive at a boring kids carnival, you'd rather be golfing or fishing, but across the way you see it..."Shut-up, they have blue cotton candy".
1. Slang combination of chillin' and relaxin'.
2. State of being calm, relaxed, and laid-back.
"After a long week of work, I'm looking forward to some chillaxin' at my buddy's."
al·tus ten·do (al-tuhs ten-doh)
1. Latin phrase translated as "I reach high".
2. Motto of the USCG Chief Petty Officers Academy.
1. Group session intended to determine responsibility (or blame) for a problem.
2. Method for passing fault onto another.
3. Usually entails ignoring any search for solutions.
"The current deficit and impending closure of businesses will survive the ongoing blame-storming, but the company will not."
lu·di·crous·i·ty per·son·i·fied (loo-di-kruhs-i-tee pər-sŏn'ə-fī'd)
1. The height of ludicrosity--an extreme case of absurdity and humor--experienced on a human level.
2. An event of unbelievable ridiculousness.
Example of ludicrosity personified- I was speaking with a kid on the street who said he has healing hands because his friend regained consciousness when he held her hand. Of course, it could have been the glucose tab that helped the diabetic.