Every word has a definition, but they aren't always what we mean when we say them. For example, I might have said "I'll do that right away, honey," but what I really meant was, "I will forget whatever you asked me to do the moment this show ends." This fun series of images, created by a creative Tumblr called "Oh, So That's What That Means," shows us what some of us really mean when we use some of these simple, everyday words.


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Do you have any real-life word definitions of your own? If so, feel free to add them to this list!

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#1 The Real Meaning Of Being Poor

The Real Meaning Of Being Poor

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Debbie DeLeeuw 7 months ago

sooo true....

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#2 The Real Meaning Of Studying

The Real Meaning Of Studying

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#3 The Real Meaning Of Calories

The Real Meaning Of Calories

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HeidiMorrighan 1 year ago

wheres the insecticide lol

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#4 The Real Meaning Of Synonyms

The Real Meaning Of Synonyms

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ViktoriaUhlin 1 year ago

... OR a substitute to parade by spelling the complicated unit of the language!

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#5 The Real Meaning Of Pets

The Real Meaning Of Pets

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LillianaHoffman 1 year ago

Oh, you bloody betcha!

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#6 The Real Meaning Of School Reunions

The Real Meaning Of School Reunions

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ViktoriaUhlin 1 year ago

... And to not want to see them again? I've been told by people whom attended these kind of reunions that some people never change. Ever.

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#7 The Real Meaning Of Feet

The Real Meaning Of Feet

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AnnDales 1 year ago

And I thought it was just me.

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#8 The Real Meaning Of Irony

The Real Meaning Of Irony

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PatNorton 1 year ago

Ummm...

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#9 The Real Meaning Of Teaches

The Real Meaning Of Teaches

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sctntxtn13 1 year ago

Rotfl

#10 #19 The Real Meaning Of Clapping

#19 The Real Meaning Of Clapping

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VilmaElzaZande 1 year ago

That kinda sad...

#11 The Real Meaning Of Cell Phones

The Real Meaning Of Cell Phones

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HeidiMorrighan 1 year ago

Definitely,and to look like you're busy when you arent

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#12 The Real Meaning Of Laziness

The Real Meaning Of Laziness

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ZeFlamingIdiot 1 year ago

Laziness - wacthing a weird sales lady because the remote is too far...

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#13 The Real Meaning Of Latte

The Real Meaning Of Latte

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NancySargent 1 year ago

You paid a Latte for that coffee!

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#14 The Real Meaning Of Being Single

The Real Meaning Of Being Single

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mcami 1 year ago

Yeap

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#15 The Real Meaning Of Happiness

The Real Meaning Of Happiness

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#16 #20 The Real Meaning Of Vegetarian

#20 The Real Meaning Of Vegetarian

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TamourAllen 1 year ago

In Native American : Lame hunter or he who hunts with all thumbs

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#17 The Real Meaning Of Group Projects

The Real Meaning Of Group Projects

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ZuhaQureshi 1 year ago

i m that"someone who cares"ALL THE TIME!!

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#18 The Real Meaning Of Web Md

The Real Meaning Of Web Md

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CharisLucas 1 year ago

Also known as Cybercondria