American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Behaving as if mentally unbalanced; very eccentric.
- adj. Whimsical; prankish.
- adj. Slang Intoxicated; drunk.
- adj. naughtily or annoyingly playful
- adj. very drunk
- From pixy, with ending as in titillated. (Wiktionary)
- From pixie. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In 6th grade, I got second place in the Riverside County Spelling Bee the word I misspelled was "pixilated", and went on to the state bee in Santa Rosa.”
“The rear of the car in fact has a disembodied or "pixilated" look, representing a tail-of-the-comet metaphor, as if the sheer speed of the vehicle is pulling the underlying, technical "Frame" rearward, away from the sensuous, flowing "Skin" above.”
“The rear of the car in fact has a disembodied or "pixilated" look, representing a tail-of-the-comet metaphor, as if the sheer speed of the vehicle is pulling the underlying, technical "Frame" rearward, away from the sensuous, flowing”
“pixilated" stained-glass window installed by Gerhard Richter in 2007.”
“Christie's Images Limited 'Ohhh … Alright' The 1964 painting, "Ohhh … Alright …," depicts a pixilated redheaded woman clutching a telephone.”
“Though his genital attributes were much discussed and nonchalant nudity liberally on display — pixilated on camera, naturally — the new guy is hardly just another sorry Charlie.”
“No one could determine, because the video had been taken by a cell phone that produced a highly pixilated image, what Richardson actually held.”
“Sitting across from Assange, who was wearing a light-colored, open-necked shirt and his usual brown blazer, Colbert goofed around for a minute, his own face pixilated and voice modified to protect against a drone attack.”
“Mix-matched dither patterns and pixilated details compete for attention with obvious commercial camera work.”
“In the 1980s, it had built its headquarters as a statement of its success on the cutting edge of the effort to render the physical world into the pixilated bits of the new digital realm.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘pixilated’.
Thanks to everyone who added to this list. (I moved it to a new URL, so all the words added on the first day are credited to me—sorry about that.)
(Here’s the original list with a slo...
Adjectives meaning, or approximating to 'drunk'
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how many words can I make mine this summer?
Words that can be pronounced identically but are spelled differently. I've started with unusual or extensive sets. In some of these sets, no one speaker would pronounce them all the same. I've trie...
notanotherjazzpoet had a very promising list which appears to have petered out. Yes, tosspots: descriptions of being drunk. Walk five metres on the white line then leave your suggestions right here.
The qualities of The Diva. Social skills, playful yet bitchy.
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
Looking for tweets for pixilated.