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gajillions - Many or a lot. More than a known number, such as millions or billions.

e.g., You have gajillions of marshmellows in that huge bag. Can I have one, huh, can I?

submitted by Shea - (www)

gak - A subjective description of the feeling of the mucus that develops in the back of one's throat after drinking a glass of orange juice followed by brushing one's teeth. Extra thick milkshakes can often produce the same results.

e.g., Gak! I just can't sing right after breakfast.

submitted by Emlyn - (www)

galactic peace police - Always on duty at key locations in the Galaxy and the Universe, this Force [may the Force be with you] patrols and guards all spaceways to ensure and maintain peaceful actions and behavior.

e.g., When humans took to Space in earnest in the 22nd century they quickly encountered our Galactic Peace Police, checking for possible violations and writing obnoxious tickets, as usual..

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

galactonaut - A traveler between and within galaxies.

e.g., My son's ambition is to someday be a galactonaut.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

galamble - A long speech about something you'd rather not listen to. Usually you have no part in the conversation. To give an excessively long, boring speech.

e.g., The teacher galambled today on the unrecursive enumerableness of Goedel's Theorem. (Grundlagen der Analysis.)

submitted by ryan

galampinating - Staying outdoors all night long doing whatever random things you decide might be worth doing.

e.g., After my friends clocked out we went galampinating, and we didn't go home until the sun came up.

submitted by Jeff

galapropism - The incorrect name you call the woman you've just awakened in bed next to.

e.g., To avoid galapropisms I now refer to every woman I wake up next to as "darling."

submitted by Deacon

galez - Unfortunately, no one can be told what galez is...you have to see it for youself. Anyways, it's something close to "eccentric, delighted, humorous kind of occasional awesomeness." It is like the word "geil" (awesome) in German, but with a bit more weird and unclear, yet stronger meaning. Also the base of the entire Galez Movement, a cult for bored geeks :) More information on our official dictionary page in the link. See also: -legalez and -illegalez

e.g., - The weather was absolutely galez - Will galez for food

submitted by Daniel Sutter - (www)

galgamud a. meswat - Someone you're not.

e.g., 'Ello. My name is Galgamud A. Meswat. This is my brother Yoame. We are foreign visitor from the country of India and pleased to make your acquaintance.

submitted by steve zihlavsky

galimatias - "Confused or unintelligible talk." Ran across while looking up synonyms for poppycock.

e.g., I've had enough of your galimatias, HD. Give it a rest.

submitted by Lillith

galleywhacker - A smooth, flat piece of driftwood used in small, shared living spaces (i.e., recreational vehicles) to lovingly slap any exposed flesh of a flatmate who has invaded one's personal space.

e.g., Please stay out of the kitchen while I'm cooking or I'll slap you with the galleywhacker.

submitted by David - (www)

gallina gas - The surprisingly disgusting odor wafting through the open windows of your trailer coming from a nearby chicken farm in Oklahoma or Missouri.

e.g., Susan: "Good Lord! What is that awful smell?" Donna: "It's just the chicken farm over yonder." Sheryl: "Yeah, gallina gas will stink a dog off a honey wagon."

submitted by John S. Duckering - (www)

gallivantageous - Apt to gallivant; possessing a propensity for gallivanting.

e.g., Susie was considered by many to be rather gallivantageous, having been known to roam the city with her posse of socialites.

submitted by Aud

gallofeet - To wear big heavy boots, particularly work boots, to demonstrate "big bad man syndrome." Or to let people know how tough and cool you are.

e.g., Don't mess with Roy Gene, he has gallofeet. For some reason the turkey walked up to me while I was at work and stomped on my foot -- hard. I have no Idea why he did it, but he knew I wasn't going to respond, get in any kind of argument or fight, and lose my job. I had seen him at his class reunion, I might have stamped his foot as hard as possible, and then explained to him that he was getting his payback . . . with year and years of interest.

submitted by Zvideomaster

gallywow - "A man destitute of the power of begetting children. _Cornwall_, [J. Wright]." You can tell it's an old word by the reference to "begetting." From _The Word Museum._ We're all about making up new words, but there are lot of old words we could make use of if only we knew them. This is the very word I needed in an insulting e-mail I wrote last week. So old it's new.

e.g., "Regardless of whatever else your wife may have told you, the only thing she ever found attractive about you was the prospect that you could make a good living for her. She pushed out two kids, right? Are you sure you’re their father? You don’t strike me as a man who’d be fertile or virile enough to reproduce." "Wow, that's harsh. Practically telling the guy he's a cuckold and a gallywow. Glad I didn't get on your bad side. You're mean, dudette."

submitted by HD Fowler

galphonism - You know that feeling when you're near a cliff that doesn't have very good safety barriers up and you realize that if you slipped in just the right way, you would die? Well there is this feeling on top of that feeling of anxiety that tells you to just go ahead and jump so that you won't have to deal with the fear any longer of POSSIBLY slipping and dying. This is called a galphonism. Or having a "galphonic complex." This applies in many situations including impulses that involve you doing something to someone else as you will see in the sample sentence below.

e.g., Jamie had an unfortunate galphonism and got 20-to-life for shoving someone onto the subway tracks as an oncoming train approached.

submitted by John Nugent

galumpaness - The dumbness of someone.

e.g., Chris's galumpaness led to a bloody nose.

submitted by Joanna - (www)

galumph - To gallop triumphantly. From "Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll

e.g., He was so pleased with his efforts at the game, he galumphed the entire way home.

submitted by Gerry

gamalian - One well-versed in using games to get what she wants. Not upfront.

e.g., Jeez, did she have to get all gamalian on me. She could have said it straight.

submitted by Devorahmuse

gamaliel's law - (n.) 1. the rule that, if some practice, philosophy, precept, methodology, belief, or whatever, is based upon true principles, it will flourish, survive, or rise out of its own ashes. 2. any instance of the "wait-and-see" approach. (From the position on Christianity taken by the famed rabbi Gamaliel in the Bible: Acts 5:34-39---"Then stood there up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in reputation among all the people ... And said unto them, 'Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves what ye intend to do as touching these men. For before these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought. After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the taxing, and drew away much people after him: he also perished; and all, even as many as obeyed him, were dispersed. And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.'")

e.g., "That guy's sure acting strange ... I say we arrest him." "For what? strangeness? Let's go by Gamaliel's law here: wait and see. If he's waiting for someone or planning anything, arresting him would only keep us from finding anything out. Besides, I brought donuts." "Okay ... Gamaliel's good."

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

gamalielese - Bad writing or speech, worthy of the Bulwer-Lytton Award.

e.g., H.L. Mencken wrote of President Harding's gamalielese at least once.

submitted by HD Fowler

gamasteron - A planet of a solar system whose existence is certain, but not yet identified exactly.

e.g., There are a lot of gamasterons in our galaxy. She is like a gamasteron in that you never know for sure where she is.

submitted by Tatomir Ion Marius

gambol - Gamble.

e.g., Poe was kicked out of West Point for gamboling.

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game - Often seen in reference to the ability of a man to attract (or seduce) women, although "game" is applicable to success in any endeavor. Game is generally considered to be unrelated to looks, money, physique, etc. All else being equal, a man with good game is going to be much more successful in his relations (short-term, especially) with women than a man with poor game.

e.g., I'm thinking you won't run into very man bald, fat, and generally physically unattractive men who have game. | You see an ugly older guy with a bootylicious young chick, you'll be better off betting he has loads of money than you will be betting that he has a good game.

submitted by HD Fowler

gamer bling - Someone who wears a lot of game realated clothing.

e.g., Scott has his gamer bling in high gear today.

submitted by Josh Priddy

gamer-trance - A coma-like state after an hour of pwning everyone you come into virtual contact with. (ED. Cody, even though I went against policy and accepted your submittal -- videlicet, the description -- neither you nor anyone else has ever come close to pwning me.)

e.g., I tried to get his attention, but he was in a gamer-trance

submitted by Cody

gamooks - rather unordinary persons with little awareness of the world around them.

e.g., I don't want this sculpture to fall into the hands of just any gamooks, God knows what they'd do with it.

submitted by Harry Viens

gamorgeous - Used to describe something that is "to die for"' beautiful...more than gorgeous and extremely glamourous.

e.g., She was wearing a new dress that was absolutely gamorgeous.

submitted by Chey Dustin

gan - 'Gan' is a far better thing than what you see being used to-day, namely 'went' [ illogical ]..?! Shouldn't the sequence be, 'go, gan, gone'..?! But of course..!!

e.g., The man's plan hit the fan when it gan longer than planned, man..? [ The Rhine in Spine lieth Minely in the Pline ]..? it goes without saying [ poe edic licence ]..?! They gan without eating, 40 daze an' 40 nites, an' were thereafter mere shadows of their former selves..?! [ poe edic ]..?! pie 0201

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

gandy dancer - Railroad worker: track-laying or maintenance.

e.g., Although they clearly have rhythm, it might be rather pointless to ask a gandy dancer to dance.

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