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Intense, paralyzing snowfall. Over-dramatic use by the media. Portmanteau of Old English “snaw” + Greek “apokalyptein.”

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Intense, paralyzing snowfall. Over-dramatic use by the media. Portmanteau of Old English “snow” + Hebrew “Armageddon.”

Of a Tweet with the end cut off because is has over 140 characters. Portmanteau of “Twitter” and “circumcised.”

Person addicted to Twitter, both sending and receiving tweets. Portmanteau of “Twitter” and “alcohol” + “-ic”=pertaining to

Users of Twitter, usually applied to one with many followers. Portmanteau of Latin “literati”=well-read people + “Twitter.”

Sending sexual text or images via cell phones. Portmanteau of “sexual” + “texting.”

A recession that affects men more than women. Portmanteau of “man” and “recession.

Man breasts; fatty chest that look like women’s breasts. Portmanteau of “man” and “boob.” Literally a “man boob.”

Unintelligent male. Portmanteau of “male” + “bimbo.”

Male grooming. Thought to originate 2003 on TV Show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” Portmanteau of “man”+”landscaping.”