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q - A word that lazy children use to ask someone to do something for them. An amalgamation of "can" and "you."

e.g., Hey mama, Q get me another glass of lemonade?

submitted by Leila

q poll - A poll conducted by Quinnipiac University.

e.g., You're trying to persuade me to change my mind by citing results of a Q Poll? Fuggeddaboudid, MadamDeb. You're barking up the wrong tree Â… again. | Never have seen a Q Poll that I trusted and I'm not going to start now. "Andrew S. Tanenbaum, the founder of the poll-analysis website Electoral-vote.com, compared major pollsters' performances in the 2010 midterm Senate elections and concluded that Quinnipiac was the most accurate, with a mean error of 2.0 percent." Hard to accept that conclusion about any Q Poll -- largely because the polling data comes primarily from 150+ QU students. I simply don't trust college students not to cook the books, especially college students in the Northeast.

submitted by [MadamDeb]

q-bo - Greeting, pronounced "Kyoobo." "'Sup?" "What's Happening?" From the Spanish "Que hubo?" "What was there?"

e.g., "Hey, Mike, Q-bo?" "Not much, what's with you?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

q-cumber-buns - These cumberbuns extend farther down, over the butt, and are biodegradable -- even edible, after wear -- made, believe it or not, from fresh, ripe, all natural cucumbers. Who would have guessed ?

e.g., Reconstitute and marinate your Q-cumber-buns with water and vinegar and oil; chill, feed to your new wife. Brings luck and happiness and great fertility, thank the gods.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

q-source - Person used as source of information, usually concerning homework and cheating on tests. Originally used to mean the theoretical source that three of the Bible Gospel writers supposedly used.

e.g., I got the answer from Brian; he's my main q-source.

submitted by Brian - (www)

q-tip - An elderly white-haired person

e.g., "No wonder traffic is so slow, look at that Q-tip driving"

submitted by TB

q-type - A personality type outside the classical intellectual and low class personality types. A person with an eccentric personality.

e.g., My math teacher this year is a Q-type.

submitted by Pat

qanat - An underground irrigation tunnel.

e.g., I love the new qanat you built on your farm. Was that very expensive?

submitted by Viquisha

qantas joke - Qantas worker. A person or joke that just is not funny. However, it can be dumb but funny as well. It comes from a Qantas leaflet which used this joke: "What's the opposite of the Greenland? The Red Sea."

e.g., John: Why did the hedgehog cross the road? To see his flat mate. Bob: Qantas joke, John.

submitted by Chris - (www)

qariot - (Pronounced: cha-ree-ot) A vehicle used on sidewalks.

e.g., "Get your qariots off of my sidewalk," said the man to the boy as he pushed away the tricycles.

submitted by Jeff

qat - A word that is tremendously useful in scrabble, but one that no one knows the definition of.

e.g., Joseph: Ahhah! QAT on a triple word score, thats 40 points for me . . . and I win! Charles: What does it mean? Joseph: I dunno.

submitted by Tom

qbn - Quark By Numbers -- being asked to design a page from a template so restrictive you're reduced to just filling boxes.

e.g., That page is just pure QBN.

submitted by Alan Morrison

qereijan - Pronounced cheh-ree-yan. A word used to describe a person with "monkey-like" behavior. Usually very intelligent and tends to like to play computer games.

e.g., George is a qereijan. He plays EverQuest every day and likes to eat bananas.

submitted by Jeff

qev - Quod Erat Vomitandum, which was needing to be regurgitated.

e.g., I had been feeling bilious all day after last night's dubious kebab, and eventually I brought it up and felt much better: QEV.

submitted by Colin Taffel

qicketl - Most persnickety

e.g., Chris isn't worth talking to -- her qicketlishness is abhorrent.

submitted by steve zihlavsky

qiken - (pronounced: chi-ken) Originated from the animal "chicken," but used to describe chicken cooked in an Asian style.

e.g., Yum yum! That's some nice qiken teriyaki.

submitted by Jeff

qirish - (chai-rish) Person of Chinese and Irish decent.

e.g., Joe is Qirish--his mother is Chinese and his father is Irish.

submitted by Jeff

qlaundry - Becoming overwhelmed because your laundry pile is getting taller than you are.

e.g., She had a presentation to give; however, she was in a state of qlaundry since she had nothing left to wear.

submitted by Nan Bagley

qogir feng - (Pronounced "cho-gear feng") (int.) 1. Rats! Damn!; 2. Second place (whether that's bad or good in the circumstances) (as in "No! Only second Place?!" or "Wow! I made second place!" or even ("Good job! We'll take gold next time!");(pret. n.) 3. The second in command, first officer, or runner up.

e.g., "Oh, all right: you can be the captain, but I'm the Qogir Feng, right?"

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth

qt - 1)Quality Time. 2)as part of the phrase "on the QT", off the record or in confidence

e.g., Did I tell you? Amber Lynn and I have been enjoying a LOT of QT lately... but if Holmes finds he'll kill me so keep it on the QT okay?

submitted by DavidJ!

quaalewds - Due to its disinhibiting effect serving as a gateway to lewd behavior, this might be a suitable name for the drug marketed as Quaaludes®. "Methaqualone, sold under the brand name Quaalude in the US and Mandrax in the UK and South Africa, is a sedative and hypnotic medication." "Methaqualone is a central nervous system depressant that acts as a sedative and hypnotic. ... In the 1960s, the drug was prescribed as a sedative mostly in Britain and later caught on as a sleep aid in the United States in the 1970s.

e.g., Acccording to more than two or three women, Bill Cosby drugged them with Quaalewds to make it easier for him to "have his way with them."

submitted by HD Fowler

quaaltagh - (In Manx, pronounced (I think) KWAL-ta, though literalist Americans will likely say KWAL-tog; n.) A Manx word for 1. the first person you meet after leaving your house for the day, or 2. the first person you meet (from outside your home) after the beginning of the New Year; and now, 3. the first person you run into after any particular, usually momentous, event. [Historically, the Quaaltagh was the old custom of groups going door to door at Christmas or New Year caroling and asking for treats. Then it became the word for the first person to enter the house on New Year's day (one source says it meant "the first foot." It finally came to mean the first person met after the New Year, after some special occasion, or after leaving home for the day.]

e.g., I remember my quaaltagh after 9-11 ... or do I? It felt like I'd been slugged in the stomach or dosed with chloroform. I remember we all just sat in our offices staring at either our computer screens or the empty sky. I htink i spoke with one of the new associates, but all we said was something like "Can you believe this?" These days, the quaaltagh after I leave the house is the receptionist at my podiatrist's office or a grocery store clerk.

submitted by Scott M. Ellsworth - (www)

quack - An action beyond description.

e.g., Did anyone just see that quack?

submitted by luke heywood

quack - A usually elderly, crazy person who might be described as a loon -- but that sounds too goofy.

e.g., "My neighbour's a quack. I heard her singing "My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean," to her lamp last night so loud the entire block could hear her." "Oh, I agree. She's a quack all right. But the real question is ... can she spell?"

submitted by Katie

quackabash - Kwok-uh-bash. Messed up. Like, the Aztek ... it's odd. The only word to explain is ... quackabash.

e.g., The Pontiac Aztek is quackabash.

submitted by rebecca - (www)

quackadoo - Mentally ill.

e.g., She is so quackadoo that she calls the cops hundreds of times just to chew them out.

submitted by Ronald - (www)

quackling - The duck equivalent of pork crackling.

e.g., Mmm, the quackling on this aromatic crispy duck is delicious.

submitted by Tanya

quackmire - A geographic location where one is trapped in a community of incompetent and inept medical professionals.

e.g., Poor Ron. His health plan would not allow him to go outside the area for a heart valve replacement, so he was forced to use medical services in his local quackmire. The anesthesiologist somehow overlooked the fact that oxygen was not getting to his brain, so he was brain dead at the of the operation. A post-operative examination of his original heart valve showed that a replacement was not necessary.

submitted by Charlie Lesko

quackmobile - A modern Mercedes Benz driven by a doctor. In Australia many doctors drive a Mercedes for some reason.

e.g., There seem to be a lot of doctors in this building, so many quackmobiles parked out the back.

submitted by Aussie Bloke

quad-gnomes - Small woodland creatures that live in underground bunkers under the grassy areas of colleges and high schools.

e.g., I really did do that assignment Mrs. Doyle, but the quad-gnomes ate my homework again.

submitted by pr00f_0f_d3f


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