What’s the Word

NHS students and faculty try to guess the meaning of uncommon words


“I think it means, like, sweet or nice.”

– Junior Landen Brown

“Rubbing teeth together.”

– Senior Kevin English

“Is it, like, a mouthful?

– Senior Jordin Evans

Actual Definition – (of food) temptingly tasty

November 6, 2020


“Like, a network, maybe.”

– Senior Alex Rivera

“It reminds me of a black kite.”

– Senior Nallisa Segrist-Bellamah

“Maybe someone making something up or fibbing.”

– Math Teacher Joel Ward

Actual definition – a person who talks at great length without making much sense


Actual definition – incapable of being disentangled, undone, or loosed

“I think, unable to extract” – Senior Aaron Barr
“Something like, the inability to extract” – Senior Reagan Campbell

“Maybe something that is challenging” – Senior Daliah Khalil