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New Words

In this ZOOMsurvey, we asked you to make up new words and tell us what they mean. Here are some of the ones we liked.

abagooshkey
Monica C., age 13 of San Jose, CA
lunch that's been sitting in the bottom of your backpack


ablo
Lindsay G., age 8 of Iroquois, ON
short for the alphabet


abza
Courtney A., age 10 of Tama, IA
it's hot


actioneous
Rojin A., age 13 of Great Falls, VA
full of action


adoba
Elizabeth C., age 11 of Brooklyn, NY
wait a minute


aggy
Wade Y., age 9 of Brooklyn, NY
mad


agleble
Sarah H., age 13 of Louisville, KY
you will laugh at everything whether it is funny or not if you are agleble


anbesitor
Krystle S., age 12 of Lanham, MD
one who tends to love oversized animals


anikadee
Nikki W., age 13 of Ray Township, MI
a crowd of something


answerologist
Anne R., age 11 of French Gulch, CA
someone who studies things we don't know


antelle
Sara W., age 13 of Park Ridge, IL
a passion for Shakespeare, opera, ballet, and theater


aquadextrous
Melissa K., age 14 of Sandy, UT
being able to operate the bathtub faucet with your toes


awestromous
Jessica C., age 14 of Warren, MI
a word meaning awesome, yet even cooler


bacho
Caitlyn M., age 6 of Plant City, Florida, FL
a really big mistake


baxerty
Cameron C., age 8 of Round Hill, VA
lazy


berks
Stephanie B., age 11 of Fowler, MI
the joke's on us


blahhhupshgin
Bryant L., 12 of St. Francisville, LA
it's what spinach tastes like


blatitude
Courtney E., age 9 of Littleton, CO
when you like everything


blinkery
Karen L., age 12 of San Antonio, TX
a science lab where scientists study human senses


blorp
Cora G., age 11 of Strasburg, VA
a noise you might be able to make with your tongue


bluken-bakah
Sarah L., age 10 of Milwaukee, WI
I'm not feeling well; point in the direction of the nearest bathroom


blump
Zach A., age 11 of Salt Lake City, UT
a bump or curve on top of one's head


bomado
John H., age 8 of Omaha, NE
to call it off


boreen
Cherie M., age 14 of Schenectady, NY
a small track or path


buffo
Becky W., age 13 of Lombard, IL
someone who thinks that they're hot stuff, all that, as in Ms. or Mr. Buffo


buzzle
Miranda R., age 13 of Shaker Heights, OH
to fly up out of the ground


byth
Melissa S., age 13 of Friendswood, TX
something that sounds or is completely false, similar to a myth


cabotion
Dana S., age 11 of Victoria
a commotion that blows up


cafusjerty
Becky D., age 10 of Sewickley, PA
something terrible is happening


chafokeys
David L., age 12 of Fairfield, CA
old people


chuh
Jennifer J., age 13 of Lebanon, TN
whatever!


cigam
Sara A., age 11 of Sturbridge, MA
an object that is not important


clooie
Sean B., age 10 of Layton, UT
a substance that makes a human able to stick to a source


cmyte
Amy V., age 12 of Yakima, WA
a cup with two handles in case one breaks


compering
Kadryn G., age 10 of Brook Park, OH
spending all your time on computers


cork'in
Ra M., age 13 of Cavendish, PE
awesome


crunk
Kelli N., age 14 of Pierre, SD
crazy


damty
Hans V., age 9 of Avon Park, FL
not too good


demore
Alex C., age 8 of Elmhurst, NY
powerful


dibbly
Brenna M., age 12 of Mineral Wells, TX
incredible


dinrunch
Lindsey S., age 11 of Kal, MI
a late lunch or an early dinner


excleex
Brett B., age 8 of Plano, TX
two telephone calls at the same time


eyemer
Taylor B., age 8 of Ogallah, LA
a really old fish


farila
Whitney W., age 13 of Marrero, LA
on the real note- example; I'm on the farila


farsted
Hollee J., age 10 of Fairmont, MN
amazed, excited, happy


figgling
Stacy B., age 11 of Maple Valley, WA
messing with something that someone doesn't want you to mess with


flabble
Marisa S., age 12
a mess


flobble
Nikki F., age 9 of Calgary, AB
to flop a floppy dog's ear


fugdet
Nikki K., age 15 of Pittsburgh, PA
to lie about something


fumby
Linda P., age 13 of London, ON
someone who is very...different


galoberdish
Dave A. of Erie, PA
something so good you could eat it until you couldn't eat anymore


ganence
Nick W., age 9 of Waukesha, WI
too dense for life forms to live in


gellmaripus
Luke B., age 13 of Staten Island, NY
a person who knows everything


gellph
Hilary W., age 10 of Alexandria, VA
burp


giorry
Jennifer B., age 11 of Los Angeles, CA
something cool and popular that goes out of fashion within 3 weeks


glamspoo
Tracey L., age 10 of Philadelphia, PA
a person who is popular but snobby and stuff like that


glansly
Haley J., age 4 of Frenchtown, NJ
a ghost who is afraid of something


glunk
Whitney, Natalie, and Nicole of Crofton, MD
in between a gulp and a sip


gobsnie's
Michelle S., age 10 of Watauga, TX
what you say when you don't know the name of the place


goople
Stephanie F., age 16 of Moriches, NY
a whole bunch of fruit


grattler
Miriam K., age 12 of Providence, RI
a pesky busybody type person


gregos
Joanna M., age 12 of Winchester, VA
people who believe they should rule the universe and care only about themselves


grunnel
Tuen A., age 10 of Bronx, NY
frustrated


gulbbey
Kent T., age 11 of Buffalo Grove, IL
big and round


gumbified
Richard H., age 13 of Wappingers Falls, NY
wicked cool


hapimuc
Cassi T., age 14 of Battle Creek, MI
total joy and happiness


harflet
Melissa W., age 10 of Slidell, LA
the noise you make when you clear your throat


hashy pashy
Jessica D., age 12 of Altoona, PA
crazy


hawty
Renee L., age 11 of Fairmont, WV
when one has no definite feeling


hebkiny
Jenny H. of Kirby, MT
a fat caterpillar


heward
Jami C., age 9 of Orem, UT
a socially awkward person


hilariated
Marissa B., age 14 of Chehalis, WA
when you laugh so much you are worn out and tired


hoachmedy
Audrey L., age 10 of MA
I might do it, but I might not


homalite
Jahna P., age 10 of Bogota, NJ
a small microscopic seed or bean


hoodly
Roberta R. of Tulsa, OK
excited


howoka
Britney A., age 10 of Vacaville, CA
cool, groovy, totally, and far out


hubishloo
Erin N., age 11 of Dearborn, MI
pollution


hubluceet
Audrey F., age 10 of Brooklyn, NY
a person who is very jealous


huggling
Megan M., age 12 of Cleveland, OH
a group of people saying good bye and hugging each other; every one was huggling each other on the last day of school


hydrokabobulator
Joey W. of Payson, UT
a car part no one knows about


igloorama
Corey S., age 11 of IL
an igloo- with style


igniousis
James M., age 14 of Oxnard, CA
smart


iklmic
Melissa C., age 11 of Toronto, ON
something nasty


istabluxacstetics
Chris, age 13
a disease in which people are crazy about everything


izzit
Mia S., age 12 of So. Glens Falls, NY
the little "fuzz" that sticks to your shirt


jadycomb
Nicole K., age 14 of Traer, IA
like nothing you've ever heard or seen before


jank
Stacy C., age 15 of Fort Wayne, IN
not fair, not right


jemanisis
Michaela D., age 13 of Altoona, PA
change


jubby
Jonathan L., age 7 of New Orleans, LA
funny


kadooziaire
Charlie M., age 6 of Pomona, NY
someone who has more money than the richest multibillionaire


kanublisty
Kristin V., age 14 of Fullerton, CA
it's a new type of sneeze


knopy
Ashley L., age 14 of Capital Heights, MD
too nosy


koloemn
John S., age 7 of Overland Park, KS
when you get water in your nose


labison
Andrea. G., age 13 of Chicago, IL
a broken computer


lallmew
Patrice S., age 13 of Houston, TX
loudly talking


lapitagious
Rebecca P., age 14 of Fredonia, WI
a condition in which a person has a fear of running laps


lipty
Lindsay S., age 10 of VA
hard or challenging


lummy
Kerry F.
weird


lundin
Whitney R., age 10 of San Jose
between lunch and dinner


lupper
Laura V., age 9 of WI
a meal between lunch and supper


mantice
Chris
a substance that is found in volcanoes; it's part icire (Ice and Fire)


mechis
Spencie J., age 6 of Deseronto, ON
mixing your food at supper makes mechis


meep
Crystal B., age 8 of S.I., NY
to sneak up on someone


mimo
Melanie Anne P., age 10 of Chicago, IL
cute


mingle-ahh
Jenna A., age 12 of Brockton, MA
another way to say oh-no


momom
Brittany C., age 9 of Fayetteville
as if!


moogaly
Cora G., age 8 of Chicago, IL
messed-up


mooton
Justine M., age 11 of Halifax, N.S.
a small yellow fruit


morblem
Sarah H., age 15 of Vancouver, WA
when you're not too hot and not too cold, just the right temperature


nanner
Kaitie R., age 11 of KS
a sneaky or mischievous person


neco
Will D., age 10 of Valley, AL
you're cool and you're neat


noidly
Kenny T., age 11 of Cleveland, OH
good at school, smart and funny


noitinifed
Laura D., age 14 of Pitman, NJ
to eat so much that your head could possibly explode


nomubediccacaa
Shannifer K., age 12
not being able to get out of bed due to laziness


Nubbie
Ruthie C., age 12 of Honolulu, HI
a small bug from the rain forest


o-boo
Sherri T., age 12 of Elmira, NY
an old wound like a scar


oh nellie
Amy C., age 14 of Charlotte, NC
have you have gone insane?


okefine
Alex W., age 12 of Elpaso, TX
it means, whatever, like OK, fine


olenic
Isabella H., age 12 of Blackwood, NJ
witty, smart


Oogley Doogley
Nicole F., age 13 of Mundelein, IL
Fannie Doolies boyfriend!


outrance
Jonathon and Kyler A., age 5 of Clearfield, UT
exiting a parking lot


owpotchi
Brittany C., age 14 of Sanford, NC
it hurt so much I didn't really know what I was saying


panonic
Katherine Z., age 12 of Petoskey, MI
to hear panic


patatoe
Readawn G., age 9 of Mt. Pleasant, SC
a person with long toe nails


perfuzzification
Hilarie S., age 15 of Pittsburgh, PA
when you're trying to vacuum up a piece of fuzz and can't, so you pick it up, look at it, and put it back on the floor to give the vacuum another try


phonesia
Leetinigh C., age 13 of Highland, IN
when you call someone and then forget who you were calling when they answer


pizoim
Julia D., age 6 of New York, NY
another word for happiness, and creativity


plumbo
Stefanie M., age 13 of Cincinnati, OH
awesome, cool, funny, neat


precomfredictable
Ayse G., age 13 of Roy, UT
predictable but in a comfortable way


pripple
Lauren
bubbly with excitement


qa-blinki
Vince C., age 11 of Philadelphia, PA
a whole lot of stuff


qudelity
Lauryn S., age 14 of Evergreen Park, IL
tranquillity


querty
Camille D., age 11 of Houston, TX
obsessed with doing something perfect


qwert
Audrey B., age 13 of Harrison Twp., MI
something odd or abnormal


refantic
Camilla H., age 12 of Brookline, MA
the happiest you could possibly be


reinpopulated
Zachary R., 11 of Cumberland, MD
to populate what was extinct


reshle
Shania T., age 8 of Little Rock, AR
peace and harmony


romputchu
Michelle C., age 11 of ON
somebody who only cares about him or herself and eating caramel


rothy
Kelsey G., age 16 of Charlottetown, PE
really excited


sabby
Leif B., age 7 of MN
when you're sad and crabby at the same time


sabudge
Aaron F., age 6 of Maumee, OH
to get silly with another person


scagamoo
Jayson X., age 11 of San Antonio, TX
a little this, a little that


scarbla
Jeanette V., age 14 of Clovis, PA
genius


sclopogis
Lindsay G., age 10 of Wenham, MA
very old


screeb
Kyle L., age 13 of Scottsbluff, NE
tall


sfoon
Yi-Jin
a terrible weird windy thunder storm that only occurs in the year 3000


shilk
Brea B. of Olathe, KS
a shiny, sparkly mixture of blue and green


shuggler
Claire, age 11 of MD
someone who tries to look shorter, and scuffs their feet on the ground


slooch
Krista S., age 11 of West Jordan, UT
totally bent over


sloopydupe
Haruka X., age 4 of SK
yes!


smat
Jordan B., age 9 of Fort Wayne
a tool used for gardening


snagergaffle
Adrienne J., age 11 of Atlanta, GA
when you lose a tooth you are a snagergaffle until a new tooth grows in


snibbles
Paula F., age 13 of Manotick, ON
a small, smelly, nibble of food


snooglre
Dyan T. of West Orange, NJ
your parents promised you something, but they broke their promise


snuccle
Ashley R., age 12 of Stafford, VA
to laugh with no end


spaggle
Francine S., age 13 of Miramar, FL
a measurement; between a teaspoon and a tablespoon


sparlatey
Jane Smith S., age 4 of Miami, FL
a kind of mix between disgusting spinach and parsley


spazdadik
Sadie K., age 16 of Pittsburgh, PA
the coolest you can get without being in a freezer


spification
Aimee C., age 13 of Sheffield Lake, OH
making something better, cleaner or more interesting


spummer
Al A., age 13 of Las Vegas
a really hot day, like in the summer, but in the spring


squallywaller
Shea L., age 8 of Charlestown, MD
someone who likes to play in mud


sullop
Amy M., age 12 of Wiarton, ON
hard to do


tisilively
Brittany C., age 9 of Acworth, GA
absolutely, like absolutely, positively, tisilively


traponism
Sam A., age 4 of NT
when someone can hold their breath for a long darn time


trublie
Candace M., age 10 of Colorado Springs, CO
correct blend of Kool-aid and sugar


turch
Amy P., age 11 of Webster City, IA
a place where people grow different things


tyzy
Samantha K., age 11 of Brookfield, IL
boring


ubage
Christine E., age 14 of Clinton, IA
garbage that does not smell


ufter
Ahuva G., age 10 of Rochester, NY
middle


unenglishable
Fairlight C., age 15 of Athens, TX
not able to be explained in our regular language


whomps
Addie C., age 10 of Albuquerque, NM
very unpleasant, as in, "this whomps!"


whoopy
Caitlin W., age 11 of Belmar, NJ
tired, bored, but you can't sleep


wiggen
Jordan S., age 10 of North Salt Lake, UT
not wanting to do something


wimnim
Angie J., age 13 of Springfield, MO
something really not useful - something you might need for your junk collection


wisky
Dana G., age 8 of Philadelphia, PA
fancy


xietophorous
David L., age 16 of Mission, TX
shiny and bright


zally
Kimberly T., age 13 of Weymouth, MA
to dilly dally


zigglop
Robert L., age 14 of Oskaloosa, IA
an obsessed internet surfer


zooby
Sairah A., age 10 of Brooklyn, NY
brave or confident


zoomata
Cassie C., age 11 of Ayer, MA
a vegetable that tastes like tomatoes


zumpolae
Elise B., age 12
the sound of waves