Category Archives: Visual Definitions
Because reading a word’s definition is not as fun as seeing it.
Awkward Silence: ˈôkwərd sīləns
1. The absolute silence that results from a number of different causes including a statement to which no one knows how to reply.
Candid: adj \ˈkan-dəd\ indicating or suggesting sincere honesty and absence of deception
1. Variation of the word ‘owned’ originating in the misspelling of the word in Warcraft. It means “to own” or to be dominated by an opponent or situation, especially by some god-like force.
Logic: log·ic (ljk)
You got to hand it to him, his logic is sound.
1. An event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress, such as a serious accident, crime, or natural catastrophe.
“This happened, and we all let it happen.” -Peter Griffin
Beginner’s Luck: be·gin·ner’s luck/noun
1. Refers to the supposed phenomenon of “Novice” experiencing disproportionate frequency of success or succeeding against an expert in a given activity. One would expect experts to outperform novices – when the opposite happens it is”Counter-intuitive” , hence the need for a term to describe this “Phenomenon.
1. Not likely to be true or to happen. Often meant when the word impossible is used.
Chris: “My favorite team is down 8 points with 30 seconds left…I believe they can win this thing!”
Jon: “Yea, that my friend, is highly improbable”
Jimmer: One who is in range as soon as he steps off the bus. Can also be used in the past tense form of “Jimmered” or “Jimmeresque” or “Jimmer show”.
SDSU fans: “Man, we got Jimmered”
Aim for the Bushes: To attain a level of overconfidence due to cheating death numerous times whereby you think you can achieve superhuman feats.
JOE: “That’s a double paned glass door. Do you really think you can run through it on one try and not hurt yourself?”
BILL: “I don’t know man, I’m gonna aim for the bushes on this one!”