- n. Plural form of neologism.
“Reading the literature in what I'd call "academic game studies," and taking Alex Galloway's recent Gaming as one example, I am always struck by the urge toward coining neologisms as a first step in creating a practice of Game Studies.”
“At first, the neologisms were a kind of secret language among the fashion industry, etymologists say.”
“Martin H. Simon/Getty Images At first, the neologisms were a kind of secret language among the fashion industry, etymologists say.”
“If your main concern is my usage of “portmanteau neologisms,” then you my dear are missing the bigger picture here.”
“Just because it's been established that you're allowed to coin neologisms here doesn't mean that you get to assign your own preferred new meaning into existing words, you know.”
“Some patients invent personalized condensations and combinations of words, known as neologisms.”
“Women's aspirations to marry up, if they can, to a man who is better-educated and higher earning persists in most European countries," says the report's author, Catherine Hakim, a senior research fellow in sociology who is no stranger to controversy, having last year coined the neologisms "erotic capital" and "beauty premium" to describe the key professional attribute of our times.”
“Then she programmed them to play a series of games in which they paired the letters into nonsensical combinations like "ja" or "ku" and joined those syllables to coin neologisms as needed.”
“They have created new metaphors and images, coined neologisms and concocted strange combinations of words and phrases.”
“Using weird “clever” portmanteau neologisms doesn’t lend itself to speaking authentically about hip-hop.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘neologisms’.
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The vocabulary of conference interpreting. I commend this list to those who want to know more about the profession and to those who wish to organize their knowledge about the profession. To aspirin...
Words I like!
( personal list, favorite words, randomness )
Things that are in, describe, or refer to my perfect room (eat my zeugma!).
On June 16, 2009, Philip B. Corbett, in his After Deadline column "Big, Fancy Words," shared a list of the words most frequently looked up by readers of NYTimes.com.
Looking for tweets for neologisms.