March 2007 update

 

List of new words

  • pranam, n.
  • prang, n.1
  • pranic, adj.
  • pranker, n.2
  • prannet, n.
  • pranny, n.
  • prasinophyte, n.
  • Pratt, n.1
  • pravastatin, n.
  • praziquantel, n.
  • preactivate, v.
  • preactivated, adj.
  • preactivation, n.
  • pre-advised, adj.
  • pre-AIDS, n. and adj.
  • preassumed, adj.
  • Preb., n.
  • prebait, v.
  • prebiotic, n. and adj.2
  • pre-board, v.2
  • preboarding, n.2 and adj.
  • preborn, adj. and n.
  • prebuttal, n.
  • precancel, n.
  • precancel, v.
  • precancellation, n.
  • precancelled | precanceled, adj.
  • prechamber, n.
  • prechordate, n. and adj.
  • precip, n.
  • precipitato, adv., n., and adj.
  • pre-Clovis, adj.
  • precocene, n.
  • pre-code, adj.
  • precode, v.
  • precoded, adj.
  • precognizance, n.
  • precolumn, n. and adj.
  • precoma, n. and adj.
  • pre-Confederation, adj.
  • pre-contact, n. and adj.
  • pre-coordinate, adj.
  • precopulatory, adj.
  • predated, adj.
  • predecessing, adj.
  • predeliberate, v.
  • predoctoral, adj.
  • Pre-Dorset, adj. and n.
  • pre-Dreadnought, adj. and n.
  • pre-drill, v.
  • pre-drilling, n.
  • pre-embryonic, adj.
  • preener, n.
  • pre-exceptional, adj. and adv.
  • pre-exceptionals, adv.
  • prefacing, adj.
  • prefaded, adj.2
  • prefader, adj., n., and adv.
  • pre-feminist, adj.
  • preference, v.
  • preferencing, n.
  • preferendum, n.1
  • preferendum, n.2
  • prefetch, n.
  • prefetch, v.
  • prefetching, n.
  • prefixoid, n.
  • prefocusing, adj.
  • pregnanolone, n.
  • pregnate, v.
  • pregravid, adj. and n.
  • pre-head, n. and adj.
  • pre-imagined, adj.
  • pre-in, n.
  • pre-install, v.
  • pre-intended, adj.
  • pre-interview, adj. and n.
  • preiotated, adj.
  • pre-K, n. and adj.
  • pre-kindergarten, adj. and n.
  • prelingually, adv.
  • pre-loved, adj.
  • premade, adj.
  • premie, n.2
  • premier division, n.
  • première, adj.
  • premier league, n.
  • pre-modernism, n.
  • pre-modernist, adj. and n.
  • premodified, adj.
  • premycotic, adj.
  • prenol, n.
  • pre-nomination, adj.
  • prenup, n.
  • prenyl, n.
  • prenylation, n.
  • preon, n.
  • preoperating, adj.
  • pre-order, n.
  • prep., n.1
  • pre-package, v.
  • prepend, v.2
  • preplace, v.
  • prepondering, adj.2
  • prepone, v.1
  • prepone, v.2
  • pre-press, adj. and n.
  • pre-register, v.
  • Presa Canario, n.
  • pre-sale, adj. and n.2
  • pre-season, adj. and n.
  • presentient, adj.2
  • pre-set, n.
  • presidente, n.
  • presoak, v.
  • presoaking, n.
  • pre-speech, adj. and n.
  • press copying, n.
  • pressé, n.2
  • pressured, adj.
  • pressureless, adj.
  • pressurizer, n.
  • presto change, int., n., adj., and adv.
  • presto changeo, int., adj., n., and adv.
  • preta, n.
  • pretarsus, adj.
  • pretendress, n.
  • pretensioner, n.
  • pre-text, n.3
  • pretextual, adj.
  • Pretorian, adj. and n.
  • prettyprint, v.
  • pretzel, v.
  • pretzelled | pretzeled, adj.
  • prevailancy, adj.
  • prevailant, adj.
  • prevailency, n.
  • prevailent, adj.
  • prevent, n.
  • prevert, n.
  • pre-visualization, n.
  • pre-visualize, v.
  • previtamin, n.
  • pre-warning, adj.
  • pre-wash, v.
  • pre-washed, adj.
  • pre-wire, v.
  • pre-wired, adj.
  • prezactly, adv.
  • Pribnow box, n.
  • pribumi, n. and adj.
  • prill, v.3
  • prilled, adj.
  • prilling, n.
  • Prim, n.6

In addition to these new entries, a number of new subordinate entries were added to existing entries. These included:

  • (Under prancing, adj.)
    • prancingly
  • (Under prat, n.3)
    • prat boy
    • prattish
  • (Under pratique, n.)
    • pratique master
  • (Under prawn, n.)
    • prawn cracker
  • (Under prayer, n.1)
    • prayer cap
    • prayer group
    • prayer leader
  • (Under praying, adj.)
    • praying Indian
    • praying mantid
  • (Under preacher, n.)
    • preacher bench
  • (Under pre-advertise, v.)
    • pre-advertised
  • (Under pre-announce, v.)
    • pre-announced
  • (Under prebiotic, adj.1)
    • prebiotic soup
  • (Under pre-, prefix)
    • pre-baked
    • precompiled
    • prefogged
    • prefogging
    • premastering
    • pre-clearance
    • precoding
    • pre-come
    • pre-ejaculate
    • pre-flash
    • pre-out
    • prepattern
    • pre-roll
    • pretravel
    • pre-carcinogen
    • pre-carcinogenic
    • pre-ceramic
    • precompetitive
    • predecimal
    • pre-electoral
    • pregalactic
    • prehypertension
    • preimmune
    • preinvasive
    • preleukaemia
    • preleukaemic
    • premetamorphic
    • premortal
    • pre-Petrine
    • preproenkephalin
    • preprohormone
    • prequark
    • presupernova
    • pretectonic
    • pre-ulcerous
    • prevocational
    • prezygotic
    • pre-baby
    • pre-close
    • pre-consumer
    • pre-credit
    • pre-IPO
    • pre-main-sequence
    • pre-need
    • prepoll
    • pre-sales
    • precapillary
    • prementum
    • prepontine
    • preboiled
    • pre-booked
    • pre-build
    • pre-built
    • preadvertisement
    • premalignancy
    • pre-bid
  • (Under precautionary, adj. and n.)
    • precautionary principle
    • precautionarily
  • (Under precess, v.)
    • precessing
  • (Under precipice, n.)
    • precipice bond
  • (Under precipitation, n.)
    • precipitation-hardened
  • (Under precision, n. and adj.)
    • precision-guided
    • precision tool
    • precision-tooled
  • (Under preclusion, n.)
    • preclusion order
  • (Under predation, n.)
    • predation pressure
  • (Under predatory, adj.)
    • predatory pricing
  • (Under predial, adj. and n.)
    • predial larceny
    • predial thief
  • (Under predictive, adj.)
    • predictive dialler
    • predictive dialling
    • predictive medicine
    • predictivity
  • (Under pre-drill, v.)
    • pre-drilled
  • (Under pre-engaged, adj.)
    • pre-engaged starter
  • (Under pre-existing, adj.)
    • pre-existing condition
  • (Under preferred, adj. and n.)
    • preferred lie
    • preferred partner
    • preferred provider
    • preferred provider organization
  • (Under prefetch, v.)
    • prefetched
  • (Under preformation, n.)
    • preformationary
  • (Under pregenital, adj.)
    • pregenitality
  • (Under prehistoric, adj. and n.)
    • prehistoric man
  • (Under pre-install, v.)
    • preinstalled
  • (Under pre-kindergarten, adj. and n.)
    • pre-kindergartner
  • (Under premature, adj., adv., and n.)
    • premature ageing
  • (Under premenstrual, adj.)
    • premenstrual syndrome
  • (Under premillennial, adj.)
    • premillennial tension
  • (Under premium, n. and adj.)
    • premium rate
  • (Under preparing, adj.)
    • preparing grace
  • (Under prep, n.3)
    • prep chef
    • prep cook
  • (Under preplace, v.)
    • preplaced
  • (Under prerogative, n.)
    • prerogative of mercy
    • prerogative copyright
  • (Under presbyterial, adj. and n.)
    • presbyterial society
  • (Under presenile, adj.)
    • presenile dementia
  • (Under presentative, adj. and n.)
    • presentative-representative
  • (Under present, adj. and adv.)
    • present participle
  • (Under present, n.2)
    • present-silver
  • (Under preserved, adj.)
    • preserved pension
  • (Under preserving, n.)
    • preserving glass
  • (Under preset, v.)
    • presettable
  • (Under president, n.)
    • president-for-life
  • (Under presidential, adj.)
    • presidential year
    • presidential year
  • (Under press, n.1)
    • press brake
    • press aide
    • press association
    • Press Bureau
    • press handout
    • press junket
    • press person
    • press-shy
  • (Under pressure, n.1)
    • pressure angle
    • pressure balance
    • pressure bomb
    • pressure cap
    • pressure crack
    • pressure ice
    • pressure-log
    • pressure palsy
    • pressure release
    • pressure release valve
    • pressure relief
    • pressure relief valve
    • pressure switch
    • pressure washer
  • (Under presumption, n.)
    • presumption of innocence
  • (Under pretermitted, adj.)
    • pretermitted custom
  • (Under pretextual, adj.)
    • pretextual arrest
  • (Under prettyprint, v.)
    • prettyprinter
    • prettyprinted
    • prettyprinting
  • (Under prevent, v.)
    • prevent defence
    • prevent zone
  • (Under preventing, adj.)
    • preventing grace
  • (Under preventive, adj. and n.)
    • preventive custody
    • preventive diplomacy
  • (Under preview, v.)
    • previewing
  • (Under price, n.)
    • price band
    • price book
    • price buster
    • price cap
    • price capping
    • price code
    • price commission
    • price-driven
    • price fix
    • price lining
    • price-maker
    • price point
    • price relative
    • price-taker
    • price bracket
    • price increase
    • price label
    • price setter
    • price sticker
  • (Under prick, n.)
    • a spare prick (at a wedding)
    • prick-bar
    • prick test
  • (Under prickle, n.1)
    • prickle-machine
  • (Under prickly, adj.)
    • prickly comfrey
    • prickly glasswort
    • prickly saltwort
    • prickly sculpin
    • prickly shield fern
    • prickly tang
    • prickly-leaved
  • (Under prim, adj.)
    • prim and proper

Out-of-sequence new entries

15 March 2007 also saw the publication of the the following new entries from across the alphabet:

  • adobo, n.
  • allophone, n.2
  • andrology, n.
  • Anglais, n.
  • antivenom, n.
  • archicerebellar, adj.
  • archicerebellum, n.
  • arch-rival, n.
  • asswipe, n.
  • asystolic, adj.
  • bad boy, n.
  • bad girl, n.
  • Bangla, n. and adj.
  • bathorhodopsin, n.
  • begrudger, n.
  • bench press, n.
  • bench press, v.
  • Bikram, n.
  • Bikram yoga, n.
  • bimbette, n.
  • blokey, adj.
  • blondie, n. and adj.
  • boardercross, n.
  • Bryophyta, n.
  • cannonball, v.
  • Cantopop, n.
  • capoeira, n.
  • capoeirista, n.
  • caramelized, adj.
  • cardiothoracic, adj.
  • Chaumes, n.
  • chef, v.
  • cheffing, n.
  • chelicerate, adj. and n.
  • chrysomelid, n. and adj.
  • citron pressé, n.
  • claymation, n.
  • couply, adj.
  • crème fraîche, n.
  • cryptozoological, adj.
  • cryptozoology, n.
  • C-section, n.
  • cuneus, n.
  • différance, n.
  • Dijon, n.
  • djembe, n.
  • dog pile, n.
  • dog-pile, v.
  • durene, n.
  • edamame, n.
  • exaptation, n.
  • facety, adj.
  • facey, adj.
  • fricking, adj. and adv.
  • fuck-off, n.
  • fusilli, n.
  • garburator, n.
  • ghaghra, n.
  • gilia, n.
  • go-fast, adj.
  • go-faster, adj.
  • gold star, n. and adj.
  • hair band, n.2
  • Herbert, n.
  • high profile, adj. and n.
  • hijab, n.
  • hormesis, n.
  • Infobahn, n.
  • ipsative, adj.
  • irritainment, n.
  • ixnay, v.
  • ixnay, adv. (and int.)
  • jaffle, n.
  • Jua Kali, n.
  • kheer, n.
  • kiasu, n. and adj.
  • klezmer, n. and adj.
  • Kumina, n.
  • lactotroph, n.
  • leccy, n.
  • leccy, adj.
  • lightstick, n.
  • livebearer, n.
  • malware, n.
  • non-precedential, adj.
  • pig pile, n.
  • pig-pile, v.
  • ponzu, n.
  • prechordate, n. and adj.
  • RICO, n. and adj.
  • sangeet, n.
  • scooby, n.
  • Shaolin, n.
  • shit-eater, n.
  • snakehead, n.2
  • stylee, n.
  • ta-da, int.
  • Tae-Bo, n.
  • technopreneur, n.
  • telomerase, n.
  • tighty-whities, n.
  • Tohono O’odham, adj. and n.
  • toodles, int.
  • toro, n.2
  • trepidatious, adj.
  • tweener, n.
  • undelete, n.
  • undelete, v.
  • undeleted, adj.
  • up-armoured | up-armored, adj.
  • upsell, v.
  • upselling, n.
  • Vajrayana, n.
  • vid, n.
  • virtualize, v.
  • Wagyu, n.
  • wiki, n.
  • yuzu, n.
  • zip, n.3
  • zipperhead, n.

In addition to these new entries, the following out-of-sequence subordinate entries were added:

  • (Under Afro, adj. and n.)
    • Afrobeat
    • Afropop
  • (Under average, adj.)
    • average Joe
  • (Under basal, adj. and n.)
    • basal pinacoid
  • (Under big, adj.)
    • big enchilada
  • (Under blood, n.)
    • blood-chilling
  • (Under bottom, n.)
    • bottom feeder
    • bottom-feeding
  • (Under buzz, n.1)
    • buzzkill
  • (Under candy, n.1)
    • candy bar
  • (Under chase, n.1)
    • chase scene
  • (Under commensal, adj. and n.)
    • commensally
  • (Under cut, adj.)
    • cut lunch
  • (Under cyto-, comb. form)
    • cytoplasmic inheritance
  • (Under dilation, n.2)
    • dilation and evacuation
  • (Under dime, n.)
    • dime bag
    • dime note
  • (Under drag, n.)
    • drag king
  • (Under drinking, n.)
    • drinking game
  • (Under English, adj. and n.)
    • English mustard
  • (Under faith, n.)
    • faith-based
  • (Under false, adj., adv., and n.)
    • false molar
  • (Under French, adj. and n.)
    • French mustard
  • (Under game, n.)
    • game face
    • to have on one’s game face
  • (Under H, n.)
    • HDTV
  • (Under hæmo- | hemo- | hæm- | hem-, comb. form)
    • haemopneumothorax
  • (Under I, n.)
    • IDP
  • (Under intact, adj.)
    • intact dilation and evacuation
  • (Under Jell-o | Jello, n.)
    • Jello shot
  • (Under kangaroo, n.)
    • kangaroo care
  • (Under liquid, adj. and n.)
    • liquid smoke
  • (Under reflex, n.)
    • reflex hammer
  • (Under sandwich, n.2)
    • sandwich cookie
  • (Under service, n.1)
    • service flag
  • (Under shady, adj.)
    • shadily
  • (Under slog, n.)
    • slog-sweep
  • (Under soul, n.)
    • soul patch
  • (Under sweet, adj. and adv.)
    • sweet bursaria
  • (Under sword, n.)
    • sword-tail
  • (Under tax, n.1)
    • tax preparer
  • (Under technical, adj. (and n.))
    • technical area
  • (Under tilt, n.2)
    • tilt switch
  • (Under trap, n.1)
    • trap play
  • (Under triple, adj. (and adv.))
    • triple sec
  • (Under whammy, n.)
    • whammy bar
  • (Under whole, adj., n., and adv.)
    • whole enchilada

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • ahead, adv. (and prep.)
  • alley, n.
  • ambient, adj. and n.
  • apple, n.
  • aviator, n.
  • back, n.1
  • back-hand, v.
  • bad, adj., n., and adv.
  • baggie, n.
  • band, n.2
  • banging, adj.
  • bring, v.
  • cannon-ball, n.
  • catcall, n.
  • centred | centered, adj.
  • closure, n.
  • cross, v.
  • cross-over, n.
  • dime, n.
  • eat, v.
  • embed | imbed, v.
  • escort, n.
  • excite, v.
  • excited, adj.
  • fatigue, n.
  • flamer, n.
  • flaming, adj.
  • float, v.
  • giggle, n.
  • guilt, v.
  • heirloom, n.
  • hormetic, adj.
  • hot spot, n.
  • ice, v.
  • icing, n.
  • internally, adv.
  • leggings, n.
  • lighten, v.1
  • see, v.
  • signify, v.
  • slide, n.
  • spectroscopic, adj.
  • stroker, n.
  • stuff, v.1
  • stuffing, n.
  • suck, v.
  • take-away, n. and adj.
  • thing, n.1
  • trap, n.1
  • well, v.1
  • window, n.