Real cool awesome people that live in Tennessee (Particularly in the Smoky Mountain Area)
Happy Thanksgiving to all the Tennessee contingent!
by SmokytheBear01 November 27, 2015
absence of certainty in events, a possibility (n)
The new multi-storeyed hotel was questioned on its contingency evacuation plans in the wake of a disaster.
by Sana_m April 16, 2010
an asshat who can't finish a project he started
Contingency: I'm working on this new website, it should be done next week.

Contingency: I'm working on a new design for a phone, it should be done next week.
by gues582482 June 14, 2012
Verb. To plan ahead for likely future developments.
Spanish authorities have begun to continge in the Catalonia secession crisis
by Lownico October 9, 2017
A state that begins with paradox-as-a-value (null point) and ends in gradualism (linear time).
Contingency naturalizes (processizes) as a meta-state (self-paradox), self-actualizes as a null value (paradox-as-a-point), and emerges as a phenomenon (linearism (curve)).
by tomorrowtomorrow January 16, 2019
Noun: A plan saved for the worst case scenario, or a backup plan.

According to Sarge from the popular web series Red Vs. Blue, what a shotgun to the face could be considered.
Griff: "And if the plan doesn't work?"
Sarge: "I've got a contingency plan."
Griff: "A shotgun to the face is not a contingency plan. I keep telling you that."
Sarge: "Of course it is! Just look how well it works for insubordination!"
by N00berson McGee December 21, 2011
When you add a little bit to your calculations for ball leeway
"I'm gonna say 121 plus some Heapage Contingency"
by Cretzel April 12, 2021