Slideholic: Pronunciation: /ˌssli.dehˈhol.ɪk/
Etymology: First attested 2013 slideaholics.com, from slide + aholic
Noun: slideaholic (plural slideaholics)
- A person obsessively compulsively and hopelessly addicted to sliding.
- One who over indulges in sliding.
- One who when not sliding, obsesses over the next opportunity to slide.
Synonyms: slider, glider, surf bum, waxhead, weed
Antonyms: kook, hodad, trog, punter, muggle, gumby
Adjective: Slideaholic (comparative more slideaholic, superlative most slideaholic)
- Contains sliders or sliding.
- Of or pertaining to sliding.
- Having more than a trace amount of, or references to, sliding in its contents.
- Of, pertaining to, or affected by, slideaholism
Slideaholism: Pronunciation: /ˌssli.dehˈhol.ɪsm/
Noun: Slideaholism (Of, pertaining to, or affected by, slideaholism)
- (pathology) A chronic and incurable condition caused by addiction to sliding, leading to deterioration in: social acceptability, responsible behaviour, and an often reduced socioeconomic standing.
- (pathology) Ones pride of the slideaholic condition is indicative of acute slideaholic denial.
Slide: Pronunciation: /sliid/
Rhymes: Tide, Glide, Ride
Etymology: Early English sliden, from Ancient English slīdan [to slide].
- Germanic slīdanan [to slide or glide]
- Dutch sledderen [to slide or glide]
- Middle Dutch slīden [to slide]
- Old German slītan [to slide]
- Indo-European sleidh- [to slip]
- Present day Australasian/Anglo-American/Euro-Hipster sliiidin- [to slide]
Verb: slide (third-person singular simple present slides, present participle sliding, simple past and past participle slid)
- (ergative) To cause to move in a continuous motion while in contact with a surface.
He/she slid into a nice section.
- (intransitive) To move from low friction. First wave it slid really well, the board was highly functional.
- (intransitive, surfing) To drop down and slide into the pit.
- (surfing) The act of sliding into a wave.
Noun: slide (plural slides)
- A surface of water, mountain, incline etc. on which someone can obsessively slide for pleasure, a slide.
- An inclined plane on which bodies can slide by the force of gravity, slides, waves, mountainsides, skate parks.
- A surf, skate or snow board which works by sliding, a slider or sled.
- A transparent digital image projected onto a backlit screen, a slide. An image on slideaholics.com
- (sciences) A flat, rectangular piece of glass, a slide, on which a prepared sample may be viewed through a microscope. Science has thus far failed to detect and isolate the fabled slideaholic gene.
- (music, guitar) A hand-held instrument used in the practice of slide guitar. Psychologists note that the choice of slide guitar for background music to independent motion pictures produced by chronic slideaholics is a fascinating example of unconscious powerlessness over slideaholism.
- (geology) A dislocation of sand in heavily eroded dunes resulting from high tides and heavy swell. Anthropologists note that throughout history, true slideaholic appear utterly unable to resist the compulsion to slide in one fashion or another down eroded dunes.
- (psychology) His/her grip on reality is beginning to slide due to chronic slideaholism. Slideaholism can produce a distorted view of reality where time itself ceases to be relevant and working is believed to be an optional extra.
- (phonetics) A sound which gradually passes, slides, imperceptibly into another sound. A fine example can be experienced witnessing an intoxicated slideaholic explain the sound a hollow wave makes. *Note* Slideaholics do not need to consume substances to become intoxicated. The act of sliding or describing sliding is often intoxicating enough.
- (obsessive compulsion) There are no waves today; I must find something to slide on now! The slideaholic of the hopeless variety visualises as slideable virtually all inclines and surfaces.
Derived terms: slider, slideaholic. slideaholism.
- Addiction, either physical dependency or obsessive compulsive dependency.
The term "-holism" is not an accepted medical term, but is a fairly prominent neologism (new word or phrase accepted into everyday speech).