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Word that is often used with the intended meaning of saying that everyone is unique in their own way; however, it mostly just confuses children, as it often results in the use of one word describing opposing ends of a spectrum (super-geniuses and the mentally handicapped, athletes and asthmatics, supermodels and trolls, etc, etc, etc.)
There's nothing wrong with you; you're just special.
by ikrzfi March 21, 2010
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Condition which causes you to place an Amazon order, then shortly after remember something else you needed and place another order.
Wow, 10 Amazon boxes showed up on my door today. My Amazheimer's must be acting up again.

Person 1: Bro, your Amazheimer's is getting out of control.
Person 2: It's OK, I have Prime.
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There is both "good" special and "bad" special:

good special: unique, extraordinary
bad special: mentally not all together intact
Cherise said I was special because I was singing weird songs at work, but Denelle said I was special for being a good friend.
by DJ Mini Min March 25, 2005
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The thing your mom calls you but you are too β€œspecial” to understand it
Little jimmy: ya-yeet
Mother: oh don’t worry about him. He’s special
Little jimmy: 00f
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we use it to describe those kids who ride the short school bus and find ways to injure themselves while eating pudding
with rubber spoons. (Usually referring to your friends in this manner in a sarcastic tone)
I love all my "special" friends.. they never cease to amaze me with their "special" talents
by K.E. May 03, 2005
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adj. Euphemism for having a disability, esp. a behavioral or mental disability; low-functioning mental retardation in particular. Synonyms: different, feeble-minded, retarded.
1. Williams earned her M.Ed. at OSU, where she specialized in Special Education.

2. "Contenstants in all Special Olympics events must pass the mandatory drug test and must flunk the Wechsler standard IQ test."

3. "Look at all those Special Needs Children on that short bus, Billy. If you can't learn your alphabet, they'll hold you back. And if they hold you back, you'll be riding that short bus with all those very very special children next year! How would you like that!?"
by Carl Willis February 02, 2004
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1.Unique; often has a strong positive connotation. Something you admire or want.

2.Mentally disadvantaged.
1. What a special guy, he's my special friend.


2. She's special needs.
by i February 10, 2005
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