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9.
A word describing something lame, dumb, so beyond normal comprehension one cannot fathom it. Often accompanied with a sarcastic tone.
"Your mom listens to Usher? That's special."
by svmarchprincess February 22, 2005
 
1.
adj. Euphemism for having a disability, esp. a behavioral or mental disability; low-functioning mental retardation in particular. Synonyms: different, feeble-minded, retarded.
1. Williams earned her M.Ed. at OSU, where she specialized in Special Education.

2. "Contenstants in all Special Olympics events must pass the mandatory drug test and must flunk the Wechsler standard IQ test."

3. "Look at all those Special Needs Children on that short bus, Billy. If you can't learn your alphabet, they'll hold you back. And if they hold you back, you'll be riding that short bus with all those very very special children next year! How would you like that!?"
by Carl Willis February 02, 2004
 
2.
There is both "good" special and "bad" special:

good special: unique, extraordinary
bad special: mentally not all together intact
Cherise said I was special because I was singing weird songs at work, but Denelle said I was special for being a good friend.
by DJ Mini Min March 25, 2005
 
3.
we use it to describe those kids who ride the short school bus and find ways to injure themselves while eating pudding
with rubber spoons. (Usually referring to your friends in this manner in a sarcastic tone)
I love all my "special" friends.. they never cease to amaze me with their "special" talents
by K.E. May 03, 2005
 
4.
Politically correct word for a retard.
The special kids on the special bus wank themselves in public.
by sam the ram January 28, 2006
 
5.
1.Unique; often has a strong positive connotation. Something you admire or want.

2.Mentally disadvantaged.
1. What a special guy, he's my special friend.


2. She's special needs.
by i February 10, 2005
 
6.
Retarded

Take any sentence containing the word "special" and replace it with "retarded".
Really livens up a statement:
"He's special." = "He's retarded!"
by Hazardoc May 18, 2005
 
7.
Word that is often used with the intended meaning of saying that everyone is unique in their own way; however, it mostly just confuses children, as it often results in the use of one word describing opposing ends of a spectrum (super-geniuses and the mentally handicapped, athletes and asthmatics, supermodels and trolls, etc, etc, etc.)
There's nothing wrong with you; you're just special.
by ikrzfi March 21, 2010