sniglet


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sniglet

(ˈsnɪɡlɪt)
n
any word that does not appear in a dictionary

snig•let

(ˈsnɪg lɪt)
n.
any word coined for something that has no specific name.
[1980–85; derivative of obsolete sniggle to snicker, with -let]
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Past suggestions include avoidance, bossa no va, walkstrot, and the sniglet shuggleftulation.
A great example is how none of Rich Hall's sniglets has caught on--except the word sniglet itself.
He also served as senior vice president of business development at Ryan Companies, vice president of new business development for Gage Marketing, founder, chief executive officer and partner of The Sniglet Group, a technology-marketing agency, and president and a founding partner of American Bar Code Systems.
Prior to founding Sniglet, Brown directed product introduction of the Apple Macintosh computer line.
Sniglets predate the Web by almost a decade, but now the Net has its own creative wordsmiths, Paul Jarvis of Vancouver and Steve Comrie of Toronto.