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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Wallraff is well aware of her predecessors, such as Burgess Unabridged by Gelett Burgess, The Meaning of Liff by Douglas Adams and John Lloyd, Sniglets and its four sequels by Rich Hall, and In a Word: A Dictionary of Words that Don't Exist, But Ought To by Jack Hitt.
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.
Editor & Publisher magazine asks its readers, "Remember 'Sniglets?'