sniglet

sniglet

[snig-lit]
noun
any word coined for something that has no specific name.

Origin:
1980–85; said to be derivative of obsolete sniggle to snicker, with -let

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Main Entry:  sniglet
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a word created when there seems to be no appropriate word; a made-up word, often humorous
Etymology:  created by Rich Hall and became a series of books
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