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An abbreviated form of the phrase 'journal articles', commonly used by psychology students to deal with their stress. The term was originally coined by Sarah McGlinn.
I read over 100 journicles for that fucking assignment.
by David N Ross November 13, 2007
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Made up by the honourable Thomas Mylne in conjuction with the great works of Nisha Varsani and Seda Gencsoy, this word replaces the complicated overused word "journal article" making research for student much more simple.
We should really look for some journicles to support our research into these transgenic salmon.
by Tommy:) October 04, 2008
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College student 1: I'm so swamped with writting research papers.

College student 2: I know right! I'm so sick of reading journicles.
by Keather Maurtin December 06, 2010
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An academic journal article

Coined by me Daniel Jacques at McMaster university in Ontario Canada in 2003.

No Joke

Never heard it before that. I really got tired of saying journal article.

Spread first through the nursing program because I had a friend in it.

I wonder if it existed before that, lol.
by Sir Danius June 02, 2011
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A combination of the words journal and article. Used by efficient college students to manage time more effectively. Comes in handy when complaining about school work to friends and family.
In casual conversation...

Randy: Hey Bill, you want to get crunk tonight?

Bill: Fo sho Randy! I just have to read 6 journicles for my women in the workplace seminar. I hate reading journicles.

Randy: Just use the journicle abstracts and pretend you read them.

Bill: I do, I do use the journicle abstracts, but even those are whack

In class...

Professor: Alright guys since the last essay I assigned credited wikipedia more times then Britney Spears has lost custody of her kids I'm going to require at least 8 acredited journal article citations.

Student: Ummmm.. Don't you mean 8 acredited journicles?
by Alice Newton November 12, 2007
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