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This tag is for questions seeking a single word that fits a meaning. To ensure that your question is not closed as off-topic, please be specific about the intended use of the word.  INCLUDE A SAMPLE SENTENCE demonstrating how the word would be used.  Click on "Info" or "View Tag" and "Learn more ..." for more information. Please use the "phrase-requests" tag instead if you seek more than just a single word.

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If you don't mind something a bit crass, the perfect word is: tight-ass An inhibited, repressed, or excessively conventional person
answered Jul 24 '15 by R..
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In a context where digitize means "quantize and record digital samples of a continuous-valued signal", the verb for going the other direction is to reproduce the signal from the samples. I wouldn't sa …
answered Jan 16 '17 by R..
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I think the piece of information that the OP originally left out, namely that the intent is to replace the use of the word gay that's being used in a homophobic manner with the intent of challenging t …
answered Jul 3 '14 by R..
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The term for this is a non-answer. The practice of giving non-answers could be described as evasion, avoidance, dodging the question, etc. A non sequitur is a statement that doesn't follow logically f …
answered Dec 19 '14 by R..
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While it's not quite what the body of your question is asking for, dead trees fits the subject line and might work for you. It more fits the sense of deriding print media itself, rather than the speci …
answered Mar 21 '17 by R..
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No. While there are words that carry the meaning of sitting in a way that takes up too much space, an essential part of the meaning of manspreading is the connection to a culture of male entitlement …
answered Jul 29 '18 by R..
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The word "workmanlike" and phrase "workmanlike manner" appear frequently in contract terms, but are obviously gendered. For example: The services will be performed in a professional and workmanlik …
asked Feb 8 by R..
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exhibitionist A person who behaves in an extravagant way in order to attract attention If desired you could attach an adjective [phrase] like "online", "social media", "digital", etc. to be more …
answered Jul 22 '15 by R..