neologism

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neologism

A new word or new meaning for an existing word. The high-tech field routinely creates new meanings for words. Before 1980, there was no doubt that a "mouse" referred only to a furry rodent.
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DEREVERED deprogrammed from some cult, a coined word.
Never far from the headlines, it is unsurprising that a barrage of media has infiltrated the minds of the UK - to the point where coined words BGT, simples and fauxmance have been warranted inclusion within the Collins English Dictionary.
Lam Akol and he is the one who owns a group of coined words SPLM?
Mondialisation and hominimetre are but two of the many rare or coined words used by Depestre in the furtherance of his message, others including homme banian, hominisation, hominite, humanitude, militances.
The Prime Minister's Office has advised ministries and agencies against using newly coined words and expressions that are difficult to understand, officials said Friday.
Ledbetter characterized Moya's poetry as very lyrical, full of coined words and lush imagery, and comparable to the work of Dylan Thomas.
Smize: The Smize pillar offers new technologies to create the fiercest "Smize," one of Banks' famously coined words that means, "smiling with your eyes.
OED items are labeled *, Webster's Third are labeled +, Webster's Biographical are labeled #, Random House are labeled @, and coined words are labeled -.
The names of Mazda's vehicles are all over the board from numbers to letters to natural words, to coined words.
Readers of Word Ways have tried to find a 15-letter word which has 5 of one letter, 4 of a second letter, 3 of a third letter, 2 of a fourth letter and I of a fifth letter, in Geometrical Words: Part 1 (Word Ways August 1997), I wrote 'The dictionary-sanctioned word which makes a triangle with the letter ratio 5:4:3:2:1 remains as elusive as ever, the only representatives are cleverly coined words such as Sir Jeremy Morse's 'linenlessnesses'.