September 2006 update

List of new words

  • plebeianized, adj.
  • pledgor, n.
  • pleiochasial, adj.
  • plena, n.
  • pleonasmus, n.
  • plerosis, n.
  • plesiadapiform, n. and adj.
  • plesiochronous, adj.
  • plesiomorphy, n.
  • pletzel, n.
  • Pleurococcus, n.
  • pleurodesis, n.
  • pleurodire, adj. and n.
  • pleurodyne, n.
  • pleurotomariid, n. and adj.
  • pleuston, n.
  • pleustonic, adj.
  • plex, n.2 (and adj.)
  • plexi, n.
  • plica neuropathica, n.
  • plighting, n.2
  • plim, adj.
  • plinkety, n., int., and adj.
  • plinky, int. and adj.
  • plinthed, adj.
  • Plip, n.2
  • plip, int.and n.1
  • plish, n.
  • plonk, n.4
  • plough jack, n.
  • plough maul, n.
  • ploye, n.
  • Plücker, n.2
  • plug-and-go, adj.
  • plug-and-play, adj. and n.
  • plug-in-and-go, adj.
  • plumcot, n.
  • pluming, adj.
  • plumped, adj.
  • plunker, n.
  • pluot, n.
  • pluperfectly, adv.
  • plurennial, adj.
  • pluricultural, adj.
  • pluries capias, n.
  • plurify, v.
  • pluripara, n.
  • Pluronic, n.
  • plush, n.2
  • plushers, n.
  • plus-minus, adj. and n.
  • plusperfect, n. (and adj.)
  • plusquamperfect, adj. and n.
  • Plutarchan, adj.
  • plute, n.1
  • plutey, adj.
  • Plutino, n.
  • plyboard, n.
  • Plymothian, n. and adj.
  • plyometric, adj.
  • plyometrics, n.
  • Pm, n.
  • Pneumatomachi, n.
  • pneumocystic, adj.
  • pneumocystosis, n.
  • pneumocyte, n.
  • pneumostome, n.
  • Po, n.5
  • poaché, n.
  • pobbies, n.
  • pobblebonk, n.
  • poblano, n. and adj.
  • po’boy, n.
  • pochay, v.
  • pock, n.2 (and int.)
  • pocketing, adj.2
  • pocket-veto, v.
  • pod, n.5
  • podding, n.2
  • poddy, n.2
  • podobranchia, n.
  • Podocarpus, n.
  • podophyllotoxin, n.
  • pod person, n.
  • poeciliid, n. and adj.
  • P.O.ed, adj.
  • poetasting, n.
  • poetizing, adj.
  • Pog, n.
  • Pogonate, adj.
  • Pogonia, n.
  • pogue, n.1
  • pogue, n.3
  • pohickory, n.
  • Pohnpeian, n. and adj.
  • poindexter, n.
  • point-and-shoot, adj. and n.
  • point woman, n.
  • poisha, n.
  • Pokanoket, n.
  • pokerishness, n.1
  • poking, n.2
  • Pokot, n. and adj.
  • Polacanthus, n.
  • polar axis, n.
  • polar line, n.
  • polder mitton, n.
  • poleless, adj.2
  • polemician, n.
  • polioencephalopathy, n.
  • Poli Sci, n.
  • politicide, n.
  • politicism, n.
  • politicker, n.
  • politico-economically, adv.
  • politricks, n.
  • politruk, n.
  • Polle syndrome, n.
  • pollinated, adj.
  • pollinating, n.
  • pollinosis, n.
  • polonga, n.
  • Polonial, adj.1
  • Polonois, n.
  • polonois, adj.
  • polpetta, n.
  • Polwarth, n.
  • poly, n.4
  • poly, n.5
  • polyadenylate, n.
  • polyadenylate, v.
  • polyadenylation, n.
  • polyaemia | polyemia, n.
  • polyamorist, n.
  • polyamorous, adj.
  • polyamory, n.
  • polyblend, n.
  • polychronic, adj.
  • polycotton, n.
  • polycratic, adj.
  • polycrotism, n.
  • polydeoxynucleotide, n.
  • polydomous, adj.
  • polydrug, adj.
  • polyethene, n.
  • Polyfilla, n.
  • polyfoam, n.
  • polygalacturonase, n.
  • polygeny, n.2
  • polyglossia, n.
  • polyglossic, adj.
  • polyglossy, n.
  • polygonate, adj.2
  • polygonation, n.
  • Polygonatum, n.
  • polygynandrous, adj.
  • polygynandry, n.
  • polygyne, n. and adj.
  • polygynously, adv.
  • polyketide, n.
  • polymelia, n.
  • polymelous, adj.
  • polymorphically, adv.
  • polymorphousness, n.
  • polynemid, n. and adj.
  • polyodontid, adj. and n.
  • polyostotic, adj.
  • polyparium, n.
  • Polyphaga, n.
  • polyphagy, n.
  • polyphenism, n.
  • polypodous, adj.
  • polypody, n.2
  • polypro, n.
  • polyptych, n.2
  • polyresin, n.
  • polyseme, adj.
  • polysexual, adj.
  • polysilicon, adj. and n.
  • polysomatism, n.
  • polysomnogram, n.
  • polysomnograph, n.
  • polysomnographer, n.
  • polysomnographic, adj.
  • polysomnography, n.
  • Polystichum, n.
  • polystylism, n.
  • polystylist, n.
  • polystylistic, adj.
  • polysymmetric, adj.
  • polysynaptic, adj.
  • polytelic, adj.
  • polytenize, v.
  • Polythalamia, n.
  • polythionate, n.
  • Polytrichum, n.
  • Polytron, n.
  • polyunsaturation, n.
  • polyurethaned, adj.
  • polyyne, n.
  • pomacentrid, adj. and n.

 

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

  • (Under pledge, n.)
    • pledge of allegiance
    • pledge card
    • pledge chamber
    • pledge-cup
    • pledge-house
    • pledge-mania
    • pledge week
  • (Under plesiochronous, adj.)
    • plesiochronous digital hierarchy
  • (Under pleural, adj.1)
    • pleural cavity
  • (Under pleuro-, comb. form)
    • pleurocoel
  • (Under pleurodire, adj and n.)
    • pleurodirous
  • (Under plexiform, adj.)
    • plexiform neurofibroma
    • plexiform neuroma
  • (Under plinth, n.)
    • plinth stone
  • (Under plot, n.)
    • plot point
    • plot twist
  • (Under plottable, adj.)
    • plottable accuracy
  • (Under plough | plow, n.1)
    • ploughbene
    • plough jockey
    • to plough back
    • to plough down
  • (Under plough-boon, n.)
    • ploughboon-silver
  • (Under ploughswain, n.)
    • ploughswain-land
  • (Under plout, n.)
    • plout kirn
  • (Under plug, n.)
    • plug-and-socket
    • plug contact
    • plug door
    • plug plant
  • (Under plugging, n.)
    • plugging-in
  • (Under plum, n. and adj.2)
    • plum curculio
    • plum tomato
  • (Under plumb, n.1)
    • plumb jordan
  • (Under plumber, n.)
    • plumber’s butt
    • plumber’s crack
    • plumber’s friend
    • plumber’s snake
  • (Under plumbing, n.)
    • plumbing code
  • (Under plume, n.)
    • plume fly
    • plume-horned gnat
    • plume poppy
  • (Under plumed, adj.)
    • plumed partridge
  • (Under plum tree, n.)
    • plum tree gum
  • (Under plunge, n.)
    • plunge-line
    • plunge router
  • (Under pluri-, comb. form)
    • pluridimensional
  • (Under plus, prep., n., adv., and adj.)
    • plus factor
    • plus money
    • plus quantity
    • plus side
    • on the plus side
    • plus size
    • plus-sized
  • (Under plus–minus, adj. and n.)
    • plus-minus sign
  • (Under pneumatic, adj. and n.)
    • pneumatic chemistry
    • pneumatic medicine
    • pneumatic release
    • pneumatic tube
  • (Under pneumic, adj.)
    • pneumic acid
  • (Under pneumo-, comb. form)
    • pneumomassage
    • pneumomediastinum
    • pneumotherapeutics
    • pneumotherapy
  • (Under pneumonic, adj. and n.)
    • pneumonic plague
  • (Under pocket, n. and adj.)
    • pocket bread
    • pocket change
    • pocket door
    • pocket-lid
    • pocket net
    • pocket pool
    • to play pocket pool
    • pocket T
    • pocket T-shirt
    • pocket clock
    • pocket park
    • pocket pet
    • pocket rocket
  • (Under poetry, n.)
    • poetry slam
  • (Under poindexter, n.)
    • poindexterish
  • (Under point, n.1)
    • point of purchase
    • point of reference
    • point of use
    • point of contrary flexure
    • point of distance
    • point of divergence
    • point of incidence
    • point of inflection
    • point of osculation
    • point of presence
    • point of reflection
    • point of refraction
    • point of retrogression
    • point of sight
    • point of station
    • point of vision
    • first point of Aries
    • first point of Cancer
    • first point of Capricorn
    • first point of Libra
    • point element
    • point function
    • point guard
    • point particle
    • point person
    • point-scoring
    • point shaving
    • point-spread function
    • point triplet
    • points lever
    • pointlike
  • (Under point, v.1)
    • point-and-click
  • (Under pointe, n.)
    • pointe shoe
  • (Under pointer, n.)
    • pointer finger
  • (Under pointing, n.1)
    • pointing device
  • (Under poison, n.)
    • poison arrow frog
    • poison-thread
    • poison bladder
  • (Under poke, n.1)
    • poke-braik
    • poke-man
    • poke-market
  • (Under poke, n.2)
    • poke collar
  • (Under poker, n.2)
    • poker flower
  • (Under poker, n.4)
    • poker run
  • (Under poky, adj.)
    • poky bonnet
    • poky hat
  • (Under Poland, n.1)
    • Poland China
  • (Under polar, adj. and n.)
    • polar air
    • polar diameter
    • polar fleece
    • Polar medal
    • polar nucleus
    • polar wander
  • (Under polariscopic, adj.)
    • polariscopically
  • (Under polariton, n.)
    • polaritonic
  • (Under polarity, n.)
    • polarity epoch
  • (Under polarized, adj.)
    • polarized plug
  • (Under polarizing, adj.)
    • polarizing filter
    • polarizing microscope
  • (Under pole, n.1)
    • pole stage
    • pole dance
    • pole dancer
    • pole dancing
    • pole house
    • pole lamp
    • pole-sitter
    • pole-sitting
    • poles-screamer
  • (Under pole, n.2)
    • pole of cold
    • pole of inaccessibility
    • pole face
    • pole-paper
    • pole strength
  • (Under police, n.)
    • police barrier
    • police culture
    • police harassment
    • police riot
    • police tape
    • police village
  • (Under policeman, n.)
    • policeman bird
  • (Under policy, n.1)
    • policy wonk
    • policy broker
  • (Under poligar, n.)
    • Poligar Wars
  • (Under polioencephalopathy, n.)
    • polioencephalopathic
  • (Under Polish, n.1 and adj.)
    • Polish oat
  • (Under polished, adj.)
    • polished cotton
  • (Under political, adj. and n.)
    • political action committee
    • political agenda
    • political levy
    • political offence
    • political union
    • political will
  • (Under poll, n.1)
    • poll-driven
  • (Under pollack, n.1)
    • pollack whale
  • (Under pollen, n.)
    • pollen beetle
    • pollen comb
    • polleny
  • (Under polling, n.)
    • polling card
  • (Under pollution, n.)
    • pollution credit
  • (Under poly-, comb. form)
    • polycentral
    • polylectic
    • polylege
    • polyline
    • polylinker
    • polymineralic
    • polyspecific
    • polytherapy
    • polyaniline
    • polybutylene
    • polycarboxylate
    • polyisocyanurate
    • polylactic acid
    • polypyrrole
    • polysaturated
    • polysorbate
    • polysulphuret
    • polyubiquitin
  • (Under poly, n.3)
    • polytunnel
  • (Under polyacrylic, adj. and n.)
    • polyacrylic acid
  • (Under polyadenylate, v.)
    • polyadenylated
  • (Under polyanth, n.)
    • polyanth narcissus
  • (Under polybrominated, adj.)
    • polybrominated biphenyl
  • (Under polyclonal, adj. and n.)
    • polyclonal antibody
  • (Under polycystic, adj.)
    • polycystic ovary syndrome
  • (Under polyhedral, adj.)
    • polyhedrally
  • (Under polyhedrous, adj.)
    • polyhedrous glass
  • (Under polymerase, n.)
    • polymerase chain reaction
  • (Under polymorph, n. and adj.)
    • polymorph-perverse
    • polymorphonucleated
  • (Under polyphaga, n.)
    • polyphagan
  • (Under Polyphemous, adj.)
    • Polyphemous moth
  • (Under Polyphemus, n.)
    • Polyphemus eye
  • (Under polypide, n.)
    • polypide bud
  • (Under polyploidize, v.)
    • polyploidized
  • (Under polypody, n.1)
    • polypody fern
  • (Under polysomnographic, adj.)
    • polysomnographically
  • (Under polysynaptic, adj.)
    • polysynaptically
  • (Under polytropic, adj. (and n.)
    • polytropic index
  • (Under pomace, n.)
    • pomace tub

Out-of-sequence new entries

14 September 2006 also saw the publication of the following new entries from across the alphabet:

  • aerobicize, v.
  • aerobicized, adj.
  • amatriciana, n.
  • anti-proliferation, adj.
  • arrabbiata, n.
  • arthrobranch, n.
  • arthrobranchia, n.
  • awardee, n.
  • bada-bing, int.
  • bahookie, n.
  • bail, v.5
  • beer pong, n.
  • beezer, adj.
  • belly-up, adv.
  • -biont, comb. form
  • bippy, n.
  • bling, n. and adj.
  • bosting, adj.
  • bracero, n.
  • breakout, adj.
  • broomball, n.
  • cabbaged, adj.3
  • carpet bombing, n.
  • celebutante, n.
  • Central Casting, n. and adj.
  • check-in, adj. and n.
  • chucklesome, adj.
  • churro, n.
  • close season, n.
  • conchiglie, n.
  • cross-train, v.
  • cross-trainer, n.
  • cross-training, n.
  • crostini, n.
  • cruciverbalist, n.
  • cube, n.3
  • cultigen, n.
  • cypherpunk, n.
  • dancey, adj.
  • dead zone, n.
  • deboard, v.
  • deboarding, n.
  • de-pants, v.
  • diplobiontic, adj.
  • Disneyfication, n.
  • Disneyfied, adj.
  • Disneyfy, v.
  • Dopp kit, n.
  • Dorothy Dix, n.
  • drive-by, n. and adj.
  • Emily’s List, n.
  • facialist, n.
  • fancy-pants, adj. and n.
  • Five-O, n.
  • foofaraw, adj. and n.
  • Freddie Mac, n.
  • gapper, n.
  • garnacha, n.
  • gay-friendly, adj.
  • GIF, n.
  • Ginnie Mae, n.
  • goût de terroir, n.
  • grind house, n.
  • gross-out, n. and adj.
  • gueuze, n.
  • haplobiont, n.
  • haplobiontic, adj.
  • haplodiploid, adj.
  • hard-ass, n. and adj.
  • hard-assed, adj.
  • hardscape, n.
  • hardscaping, n.
  • heightism, n.
  • heightist, adj.
  • hominin, n. and adj.
  • hoolie, n.
  • hooptie, n.
  • hydrospeed, n.
  • hypernym, n.
  • hypernymy, n.
  • ill-deserved, adj.
  • Islamophobia, n.
  • Jack, n.11
  • key worker, n.
  • kir royale, n.
  • lamer, n.
  • langer, n.
  • lebkuchen, n.
  • limoncello, n.
  • liposculpture, n.
  • locksmithing, n.
  • logoed, adj.
  • Lollywood, n.
  • looky-loo, n.
  • low-rent, adj.
  • mesotherapy, n.
  • microbrowser, n.
  • mosey, n.
  • musical soirée, n.
  • obesogenic, adj.
  • off-label, adj. and adv.
  • offshore, v.
  • offshoring, n.
  • parthenote, n.
  • Photoshop, v.
  • radge, adj. and n.2
  • radgie, adj.
  • rapini, n.
  • reperfusion, n.
  • retronym, n.
  • riffage, n.
  • run-and-gun, adj. and n.
  • Sallie Mae, n.
  • salsero, n.
  • scooch, v.
  • scouch, v.
  • scrote, n.
  • self-harm, n.
  • self-harming, n.
  • self-harming, adj.
  • self-select, adj.
  • self-select, v.
  • self-selecting, adj.
  • Skilsaw, n.
  • sofrito, n.
  • spiedie, n.
  • supermini, n.1
  • telemeeting, n.
  • terroir, adj.
  • therapize, v.
  • treeware, n.
  • tuneage, n.
  • twonk, n.
  • videogenic, adj.
  • viewshed, n.
  • vox, n.2
  • walled garden, n.
  • Wi-Fi, n. (and adj.)
  • womyn, n.
  • wonky, adj.2

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

  • (Under A, n.)
    • AM
  • (Under agro-, comb. form)
    • agroterrorism
  • (Under analysis, n.)
    • analysis paralysis
  • (Under auto-, comb. form1)
    • auto reverse
    • auto-tune
  • (Under avian, adj.)
    • avian flu
    • avian influenza
  • (Under bar, n.1)
    • barback
    • barware
  • (Under bio-, comb. form)
    • biodegrade
  • (Under bipolar, adj.)
    • bipolar disorder
  • (Under bird, n.)
    • bird flu
  • (Under black, adj.)
    • black-on-black
  • (Under blow-, comb. form)
    • blow-back
  • (Under bottom, n.)
    • bottom fisher
    • bottom fishing
  • (Under box, n.2)
    • box social
  • (Under British, adj. (and n.))
    • British Bulldog
  • (Under broken, adj.)
    • broken window
  • (Under bull, n.1)
    • bullshot
  • (Under buy, v.)
    • buy-in
  • (Under cabbage, n.1)
    • cabbage maggot
    • cabbage root fly
  • (Under camera, n.)
    • camera phone
  • (Under chemically, adv.)
    • chemically dependent
  • (Under cinnamon, n.)
    • cinnamon bun
    • cinnamon roll
  • (Under closed, adj.)
    • closed season
  • (Under cognitive, adj.)
    • cognitive therapy
  • (Under consignment, n.)
    • consignment shop
    • consignment store
  • (Under consumer, n.)
    • consumer price index
  • (Under corn, n.1)
    • cornsilk
  • (Under couple, n.)
    • couples therapist
    • couples therapy
  • (Under cow, n.1)
    • cow tipping
  • (Under Cuban, adj. and n.)
    • Cuban sandwich
  • (Under customer, n.)
    • customer-facing
  • (Under deck, n.1)
    • deck shoe
  • (Under dinner, n.)
    • dinner suit
  • (Under diplomatic, adj. and n.)
    • diplomatic pouch
  • (Under dodge, n.1)
    • dodgeball
  • (Under drama, n.)
    • drama queen
  • (Under drier | dryer, n.)
    • dryer sheet
  • (Under drop-, comb. form)
    • drop safe
  • (Under E, n.)
      • EBIT

    EBITDA

  • (Under earn, v.1)
    • earnout
  • (Under faith, n.)
    • faith school
  • (Under fashion, n.)
    • fashion-forward
  • (Under food, n.)
    • food bank
    • food banking
  • (Under French, adj.and n.)
    • French press
  • (Under funnel, n.1)
    • funnel cake
    • funnel pan
  • (Under fur, n.1)
    • furball
  • (Under G, n.)
    • G and T
    • GLB
    • GLBT
    • GML
    • GML
    • GPA
  • (Under genetic, adj.and n.)
    • genetic imprinting
  • (Under genomic, adj.)
    • genomic imprinting
  • (Under ghetto, n.)
    • ghetto fabulous
  • (Under grade, n.)
    • grade point average
  • (Under gum, n.2)
    • gum ball
  • (Under heavy, adj.1 (and n.))
    • heavy cream
  • (Under kidney, n.)
    • kidney stone
  • (Under knowledge, n.)
    • knowledge economy
    • knowledge management
  • (Under L, n.)
    • LGB
    • LGBT
  • (Under light, adj.1)
    • light cream
  • (Under little, adj., n., and adv.)
    • Little Gem
    • Little Gem lettuce
  • (Under loft, n.)
    • loft conversion
  • (Under man, n.1 (and int.))
    • man bag
  • (Under R, n.)
    • RFID
    • RTW
  • (Under rave, n.3)
    • ravey
  • (Under retail, n.1 (and adj.))
    • retail politics
  • (Under S, n.1)
    • SIPP
  • (Under sex, n.)
    • sex pest
  • (Under sleep, n.)
    • sleep hygiene
  • (Under slush, n.1)
    • slush pile
  • (Under smart, adj.)
    • smart dust
  • (Under snow, n.1)
    • snow angel
  • (Under social, adj. and n.)
    • social capital
  • (Under star, n.1)
    • starstruck
  • (Under stone, n.)
    • stone-baked
    • stone oven
  • (Under sugar, n.)
    • sugar shack
  • (Under super-, prefix)
    • superfood
  • (Under tea, n.)
      tea light
  • (Under terrain, n. (and adj.))
      terrain park
  • (Under token, n.)
    • token ring
  • (Under tube, n.)
    • tube pan
  • (Under U, n.1)
    • UWB
  • (Under ultra-, prefix)
    • ultra wideband
  • (Under value, n.)
    • value proposition
  • (Under video-, comb. form)
    • video message
    • video messaging
  • (Under viral, adj.)
    • viral load
  • (Under vulture, n.)
    • vulture capitalist
  • (Under wedge, n.)
    • wedge issue
  • (Under wonk, n.2)
    • wonkish
  • (Under yum, int.)
    • yummy mummy

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • age, v.
  • angel, n.
  • apple-pie, n.
  • bag, v.1
  • bagging, n.1
  • beautiful, adj. and n.
  • beezer, n.
  • belly, v.
  • blaze, v.1
  • blended, adj.
  • blush, n. (and adj)
  • bobbin, n.1
  • bottle, n.2
  • boxer, n.2
  • bra, n.1
  • bridge, n.1
  • bulleted, adj.
  • buzz, v.1
  • buzzed, adj.
  • chief, n.
  • clip, v.2
  • close, v.
  • crevette, n.
  • crew, n.1
  • cut-off, n.
  • cut-off, adj.
  • degradation, n.1
  • dot, n.1
  • enforcer, n.
  • foot, n.
  • game, n.
  • geography, n.
  • golden age, n.
  • gross, v.
  • hunger, n.
  • imprinted, adj.1
  • imprinting, n.
  • K, n.
  • kudos, n.
  • lost, adj.
  • ripped, ppl. a. (and pa. pple.)
  • river, n.1
  • ruff, n.2
  • shelter, n.
  • shinny, n.1
  • slaughtered, adj.
  • spin-out, n.
  • swipe, n.2
  • talk, v.
  • teach, v.
  • tectonic, adj.
  • terroir, n.
  • token, n.
  • turn, n.
  • vatted, adj.
  • vulture, n.
  • walk, n.1
  • walk, v.1
  • wood, n.1
  • woody, n.1
  • wrap, n.
  • zip, v.
  • zombie, n.