noun noun  /ˈnaʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
  2. (n) the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

Usage(s):

  1. John Voelz isn't trying to brag, but it's fair to say he was down with Twitter before most people knew it was a proper noun.
  2. The word blog it works as both noun and verb is short for Web log.
  3. What has been portrayed in the movies has mainly been about the noun Capital M Mafia.

News

  1. 'Tweet' added to Oxford English Dictionary lexicon

    Tweeting has become so popular that the Oxford English Dictionary broke one of its own rules to add "tweet" to its lexicon this month. "Tweet" is listed as both a noun and a verb that's used in social networking. The addition stands out because it breaks an Oxford English Dictionary rule that a word needs to be in use for ten years to be considered for inclusion. Since the Twitter social network ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PC World

  2. Kudos June 15, 2013

    ku’dos, noun 1. fame; honor; glory; prestige; credit; as for an achievement.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hibbing Daily Tribune

  3. "Tweet", "dad dancing" and "geekery" make Oxford Dictionary

    LONDON (Reuters) - "Tweet", "dad dancing" and "geekery" are three of more than 1,200 new or revised words in the latest version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) released on Friday. The dictionary said in a quarterly update on its website that it had expanded its entries for "follow" (verb), "follower" (noun), and "tweet" (noun and verb) to include social media terms that have exploded in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "My friends, I am past the age when I can claim the noun 'kid,' no matter what adjective precedes it," McCain, 71, told his supporters. "But tonight we sure showed them what a comeback looks like."
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: John McCain Source: USA Today

  2. His crack at the pick-on-Hillary debate that Rudy Giuliani spoke in brief sentences was a classic --"a noun, a verb and 9/11."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. Giuliani's entire message is "a noun, a verb and 9/11," Biden said, but that he had "done nothing" to implement anti-terrorism recommendations by the 9/11 Commission.
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: Forbes

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