• BFF n. (pl. BFFs) informal a girls best friend: my BFFs boyfriend is cheating on her. ORIGIN 1996: from the initial letters of best friend forever.

  • Bromance n. informal a close but nonsexual relationship between two men. ORIGIN early 21st cent.: blend of brother and romance.

  • Defriend v. another term for unfriend.

  • Gal Pal n. informal a female friend.

  • Hater n. a person who greatly dislikes a specified person or thing: a man hater | hes not a hater of modern music. informal a negative or critical person: she found it difficult to cope with the haters.

  • Hockey Mom n. informal a mother who devotes a great deal of time and effort to supporting her childrens participation in ice hockey.

  • LBD n. (pl. LBDs) informal little black dress: you cant go wrong with an LBD for premières or parties. ORIGIN abbreviation.

  • Lipstick Lesbian n. informal a lesbian who favors a glamorous, traditionally feminine style.

  • Megachurch n. a church with an unusually large congregation, typically one preaching a conservative or evangelical form of Christianity.

  • Staycation n. informal a vacation spent in ones home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. ORIGIN early 21st cent.: blend of stay and vacation.

  • Steampunk n. a genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.

  • Tramp Stamp n. informal a tattoo on a womans lower back.

  • Truthiness n. informal the quality of seeming or being felt to be true, even if not necessarily true. ORIGIN early 19th cent. (in the sense truthfulness): coined in the modern sense by US humorist Stephen Colbert (1964).

  • Vuvuzela n. S. African a long horn blown by fans at soccer matches. ORIGIN perhaps from Zulu.

  • Wardrobe Malfunction n. informal, humorous an instance of a person accidentally exposing an intimate part of their body as a result of an article of clothing slipping out of position.