The illiterate way to say "oriented." While technically a word, you sound like a moron when you say it.
Annoying used car huckster in Phoenix, heard recently on the radio: "We're customer orientated..."
by workinglate February 06, 2006
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one who charts the physical whereabouts of asians or acts as a divinator of things asian.
i'm looking for a thai restaurant. is there an orienteer in the house?
by lexicali slim September 15, 2009
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Orienteering is a running sport involving navigation with a map and compass.
I'm going orienteering today.
by K90 June 15, 2007
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The non-existent plot of land your racist grandfather thinks Asian-American (“Oriental”) people should have to live and work on.
I tell you what Chuck, why we gotta trade with them Chinese when we got perfectly good orientations right here?!”
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Study of Asian or Eastern history, culture, and people, from a Western perspective.
Orientalism is historically an expression of the curiosity of an imperialistic mindset, though this is becoming less so.
by LudwigVan November 11, 2003
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The word is supposed to be "orient." I'm not sure why people think orientate is the word, but it sounds like something dumb people make up to sound intelligent. They need to orient themselves with the English language.
I went to orientation to become orientated.
I'm not redneck-orientated. I know how to speak English.
Everytime I hear the word "Orientated" I want to cringe. It's as bad as hearing the word "ain't" or "warsh."
by MadamexXx February 24, 2009
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Politically incorrect term used in place of "Asian." Correct usage should be an adjective for things like inanimate objects, not humans.
Correct usage: There's an Oriental rug store on Derbe Drive.
or
Are you going to the Oriental market?

Incorrect usage: Is that dude oriental?
or
Orientals are known to be bad drivers.
by Sean-Paul December 01, 2003
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