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  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a bristling of your hair on your skin caused by fear or the cold: goose bumps.
    Word History: from the root word with horror in the Latin word "to bristle"
    Example Sentence: She was standing in the corner, so scared that she was having horripilication.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Ohio, USA on 11/13/2014 08:20


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: being atrocious and horrifying to the senses
    Example Sentence: The goblins are so horrocious!
    Submitted by: KT from Michigan, USA on 10/13/2009 07:28


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: any person who is afraid of works of horror (i.e., horror movies)
    Example Sentence: My younger sibling is a big-time horrophobe.
    Submitted by: Anonymous on 09/01/2015 12:09


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: so horrible that it is almost fantastic to watch
    Word History: horrible + fantastic
    Example Sentence: It was the horrtastic fireworks explosion that caused the town to burn.
    Submitted by: BrettL from Missouri, USA on 01/08/2008 11:10


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: an encyclopedia about horses
    Example Sentence: She used a horsapedia to look up her horse.
    Submitted by: Bunnyb from Colorado on 09/21/2009 05:30


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: made or turned into someone who loves horses
    Example Sentence: I was horse-o-fide after my very first horseback ride.
    Submitted by: Steph from PA, USA on 12/01/2007 10:50


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a picture of a horse taken for a magazine or book
    Word History: coined by Hannah (horse and photography)
    Example Sentence: That beautful horse-o-tography can be put in any magazine.
    Submitted by: Hannah from AL, USA on 09/27/2007 03:05


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a dog that acts like a horse
    Word History: 35 minutes ago
    Example Sentence: I saw a horsedogs walking up the street
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Colorado on 07/09/2007 02:13


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a hood that keeps a horse's head warm
    Word History: horse and hood
    Example Sentence: She knew it would be cold that night, so she put a horsehood on her horse, Silver.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from United States of America on 03/10/2015 05:50


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a place where all the different kinds of horses live together running wild and free
    Example Sentence: When we went to horseica, we saw lots of palominos and mustangs.
    Submitted by: Taylor N. from Georgia, USA on 02/25/2008 10:31