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Definition(s):

  • (n) an informal word (abstracted from words with this ending) for some unidentified branch of knowledge

Usage(s):

  1. James Prince won all but Isaiah and the oldest Templers to his belief in Hunger-ology, Care-ology, Womb-ology.
  2. Certainly at this point -- with McCain's choice of VP the subject of wild speculation -- it's always good to brush up on your governor-ology.
  3. Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy By Martin Lindstrom Doubleday; 240 pages.

News

  1. 'Dad-ology' at AZ Science Center

    Dads may not get all the press and hoopla moms get, but they are equally worth celebrating. Arizona Science Center provides a way to do just that with “Dad-ology Day” on Sunday, June 16.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: ABC 15 Phoenix

  2. Initial projection of the Jaguars' 53-man roster

    This is Jaguars Roster-ology Version 1.0 - a full six weeks before training camp opens and is an educated prediction of how the team will look on Aug. 31, when the final cuts are made and before teams can scan the waiver wire for reinforcements.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

Quotes

  1. "There's a great guy named Sonny who is the best salesman in California," Romano said. "We had a meat-ology class with him, and I kind of took things from him for my character."
    on Aug 23, 2004 By: Ray Romano Source: CTV.ca

  2. "That's Gilbert-ology, we call it," Washington coach Eddie Jordan said. "It's not ideology or anything. It's his way of doing things, and I'm trusting Gil more and more each and every day."
    on Apr 12, 2005 By: Eddie Jordan Source: Seattle Times

  3. They just led "to more polls, process, hung parliament-ology, policy again drowned out," Campbell wrote. "Almost a week from the first debate, it is incredible the extent to which policy has been so absent from the debate. There has not...
    on Apr 22, 2010 By: Alastair Campbell Source: The Guardian

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