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A word in the Fuegian language of Tierra del Fuego in extreme southern South America (in both Chile and Argentina). Holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for "most succinct word".
The word mamihlapinatapei means "a look shared by two people with each wishing that the other will initiate something that neither one wants to start"
by LudwigVan October 01, 2004
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An act, such as a running race or sex, engaged in for a very long time, i.e. at least several hours.
He's been in his room watching the Andy Griffith Show marathon; he ain't comin' out.
by LudwigVan November 13, 2003
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In Islam, a spirit being, which can take human or animal form, with great powers of influence, a demon. Plural is jinn.
The jinni is the source of the genie in the story of Aladdin from Arabian Nights, and a female jinni (known as a jinniyah) appeared in an episode of X-Files.
by LudwigVan November 11, 2003
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Didn't want to get her pregnant, so I made a jism platter.
by LudwigVan December 19, 2003
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A charge made by conservative activists against liberal judges, accusing them of using their office to make laws instead of resolve disputes over laws.
The term 'judicial activist' is almost applied to liberal judges. Conservative judicial activists, on the other hand, are called 'strict constructionists'.
by LudwigVan October 01, 2004
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A very brief period of time, presumably considerably less than an Omaha minute.
I'll be there in a New York minute.
by LudwigVan December 06, 2003
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Someone who speaks indirectly and bowdlerizes. One who beats around the bush.
The opposite of a "mealy mouth" is a "smash mouth", someone who "tells it like it is".
by LudwigVan February 01, 2005
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