A common saying or phrase, incorrectly spoken in a way that makes it unintelligible but still recognizable; or in general, a statement that technically makes sense but is otherwise ridiculous and sometimes self contradicting.
ism: "You pay for the price." (Instead of "You get what you pay for.")

ism: "Cheap doesn't mean it's cheap."

ism: “We were on the same page, but the pages were somewhere else."
by Gman_Gunz November 29, 2020
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1. one's unique mannerisms
Don't make fun of my isms.
by The Real AJ June 7, 2007
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In a fraternity or sorority of the ethnic persuasion, an ism is defined as an individual that has the same position in line.
I love my ism! We're both rep that deuce deuce!
by greeky January 2, 2008
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"I jus' gunna get sun 'mad ism' and lounge for a week."
by Diego August 30, 2003
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in greek societys, someone with the same line number are considered isms.
You can also be in the same class as well as ism and therefore be called "class ism". Or additionally also be syands and be "class ism syands".
Magma and Sizzlin' Bacon are #32 Epsilons, making them the hottest class-isms ever.
by sizzlin' bacon February 7, 2007
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suffix meaning something the root said. only used with names of people or groups of people.
Bushism and
Lenoism and
Bostonianism and
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its pronounced ::IS-UMM:: A word used as slang for marijuana. Made popular by the famous and under rated rapper Redmad. He uses the word in many of his songs when referring to the controlled substance........see also weed, herb, or tical
"so wuts good wit all the ism..........blaze it"
-which means-
"my good man where is all the marijuana......light that stuff up"

"Spread the ism around until the ism reaches each end// take your fingers and your thumb from tip to tip// roll it in a motion then the top piece you lick" - lyrics from the redman song, how to roll a blunt off of the how high
by Yuck_fou_ALL April 28, 2006
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