A contradiction in terms. Contrary to what some people will tell you, from Limerick to Florida, it does NOT mean a stupid ox. Derived instead from the Greek words oxy (sharp) and moros (dull).
Examples of oxymorons:

sunny night
military intelligence
compassionate conservative
ethical landlord
honest politician
open-minded altie
Christian Democrat
to appear invisible
deafening silence
friendly fire
charm offensive
civil war
by Fearman December 03, 2007
Rush Limbaugh. Two words that don't agree with each other:Rush and OxyContin.
Someone whose moronic behavior(i.e.meglomania) leads them to a self-destructive act or acts. Someone in the pursuit of a drug that is known to be addictive like morphine,OxyContin, is an oxymoron.
by The Green Gnome October 08, 2010
A phrase combining two contradictory terms. Oxymorons may be intentional or unintentional.
Example of an oxymoron: black genius
by H0NEST ABE March 15, 2010
noun; adverb; a word used to describe a combination of 2 words or names that when used in a sarcastic light, is probably the funniest way to make light of any person, place, or thing,. Individual results may vary when said word is orated/spoken. There are many definitions of oxymoron, which proves the slant on the word itself is an expression of each individual's self interest and display of wit.
military intelligents,
cracker work,
igger work,
microsoft works,
urban dictionary

oxymoron definition,
by terryzz February 24, 2009
An Oxymoron is a combination of contradictory words.
Oxymorons include
Asian-Italian
Cold Heat
Blind scout
Anything postive said with President Bush
by Fast Eddeh October 11, 2008
Two contradicting words placed together in a sentence. Sometimes used as a marketing tool.
"Ric Flair Finance Co. is an Oxymoron! Maybe I should think of going elsewhere!"
by Soulytrack April 06, 2008
Words which loose their meaning through self or mutual negation. Usually in a comical or amusing way. The most unique of the Oxymoron 'words' are the single or paired word oxymorons which attempt to describe a larger subject without actually negating each other but in fact are a 'double negation' of sorts. For these you need only know the actual definition(s) of the root word(s) (as provided by socially legitimized sources of knowledge - I.E., Webster's or Funk and Wagonal's) in its intended use in juxtposition to its actual use in situ.
"Hey! Check out this Urban Dictionary!" (Such oxymoron phrases may be reduced and used in their most basic form, I.E. Urban Dictionary)
by The M.C. May 11, 2006
A not-so-popular mixed drink. It consists of:

one shot of vodka
1/2 shot of lemon juice
one teaspoon honey

It is named this because despite the controdictory ingredients, none of them mask each other's flavor.
I had 20 oxymorons last night, at least I think I did...
by Frederico July 10, 2005

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