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Neopian Dictionary

Welcome to the Neopian Dictionary! Here, you can find definitions and explanations for all those strange Neopian words that have been puzzling you. Some of the words here were invented by the Neopets Team; others were created by players and have stuck around because they're so useful. From Meepits to MPETs and from RI to restocking, we're here to explain them all!

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A/R/B

A/R/B

[ɛɪaːbiː] - verb

Abbreviation of "Accept, Reject or Beat?" A question often asked by traders who have had offers of something other than Neopoints on their hard-to-sell lots.

Example Usage:

"I have an offer of a Peach Chia Pop and 100k on my Neopian Times White Weewoo Plushie. A/R/B?"

Category: Items and Restocking


Artifact

Artifact

['aːtɪfækt] - noun

An item sold in the Hidden Tower, the Faerie Queen's secret shop in Faerie City. All artifacts have the rarity index 200, and they cannot be bought in the regular shops.

See Also: Hidden Tower

Category: Items and Restocking


Attic

Attic

['ætɪk] - noun

The Almost Abandoned Attic, a shop only available to users who have been on the site for three years or more. It is run by a surprisingly chirpy Ghost Aisha.

Example Usage:

"I heard some people have managed to buy Draik Eggs from the Attic! Have you ever seen one in there?"

See Also: Almost Abandoned Attic

Category: Items and Restocking


Auto

Auto

['ɔːtoʊ] - adjective

The price a seller will accept for his/her item immediately, without negotiation. Generally seen on the Trading Post, or boards advertising trades.

Example Usage:

"Selling my paint brush! 300k = auto!"

See Also: The Trading Post

Category: Items and Restocking


Bid

Bid

[bɪd] - verb, noun

(1) To make an offer on a trade or auction lot.
(2) An offer made on a trade or auction lot by a player.

Example Usage:

(1) "I'm bidding on a Plushie Paint Brush at the Auction House! Wow, I'm so nervous I'm biting my nails!"
(2) "Awww, my bid wasn't the highest? Try again, I guess..."

Category: Items and Restocking


Borovan

Borovan

['bɒrəvæn] - noun

A hot drink made with cocoa and asparagus extract. Also the nickname of Adam Powell, co-founder of Neopia.

Example Usage:

"I'll have a nice hot cup of borovan, please."

Category: Items and Restocking


Buyable

Buyable

['baɪjebəl] - adjective

Normally priced at 999,999 Neopoints or under, meaning that this item can be sold in a user's shop. (Items costing more than this have to be sold through auctions and the Trading Post.) Prior to March 27, 2018 the buyable cap was set at 99,999 NP, defining buyable items as 99,999 NP or below.

Example Usage:

"The price for that morphing potion has been dropping quite fast. I wouldn't be surprised if it's buyable soon."

Category: Items and Restocking


Cap

Cap

[kæp] - noun

Abbreviation of "mystery capsule". A package containing a random mixture of items from the NC Mall and generally used as currency when trading items.

Example Usage:

"Sure, I'll trade you this jacket, but you'll have to give me two caps in return."

See Also: NC Mall

Category: Items and Restocking


Chia Pop

Chia Pop

['tʃiːə pɒp] - noun

A delicious frozen treat sold on Terror Mountain. Most of these are just food for your pet to eat, but the very rare "magical" sort will change the appearance of any Chia who eats it.

Example Usage:

"There's no Peach Paint Brush. To get a Chia that looks like a peach, you'd need a Chia Pop."

See Also: Items that Alter Your Neopet

Category: Items and Restocking


Collat

Collat

[kɒl'æt] - noun

Abbreviation for "collateral". Something (usually a sum of Neopoints) temporarily swapped for an item which is being lent to you. If for some reason you decide not to return the lent item, the lender is free to keep the collateral. This acts to discourage people from "borrowing" expensive items just to run off with them.

Example Usage:

"And she asked me for three times the item's worth in collat! To heck with that. I'm looking for another lender."

Category: Items and Restocking


Collateral

Collateral

[kɒ'lætərəl] - noun

Something (usually a sum of Neopoints) temporarily swapped for an item which is being lent to you. If for some reason you decide not to return the lent item, the lender is free to keep the collateral. This acts to discourage people from "borrowing" expensive items just to run off with them.

Example Usage:

"I'm happy to lend it to you, but I'll need 500,000 NP as collateral."

Category: Items and Restocking


Cove

Cove

[koːv] - noun

Abbreviation of "Smugglers' Cove". A shop on Krawk Island which is almost never stocked, and sells extremely rare items. They accept only Dubloons as payment.

Example Usage:

"I'd like to have a Super Attack Pea, but since it's a Cove item, it costs far too much."

See Also: Smugglers' Cove

Category: Items and Restocking


Crash

Crash

[kɹæʃ] - verb

(1) Of an item's price: to suddenly and sharply become much cheaper.
(2) Of a particular company on the Stock Market: to suddenly lose value completely, making any shares that were bought worthless and causing investors to lose NP. This is very, very rare.

Example Usage:

(1) "The price of that paintbrush crashed dramatically after it was given out at the Advent Calendar."
(2) "I wonder if they'll be adding a new company to the Stock Market to replace the one that crashed?"

See Also: The Stock Market

Category: Items and Restocking


Discard

Discard

[dɪs'kɑːd] - verb

To remove an item you don't want from your possession, making it vanish completely.

Example Usage:

"Since the old boots you get from fishing are no use to anyone, it's better manners to discard them rather than donating them."

Category: Items and Restocking


Donate

Donate

[doʊ'nɛɪt] - verb

To remove an item you don't want from your possession, and send it to the Money Tree or the Second-Hand Shoppe in Neopia Central, where anyone there can take it for his or her own.

Example Usage:

"Donating a plushie will get you a secret avatar."

Category: Items and Restocking


Dubloon

Dubloon

[dʌb'luːn] - noun

The currency used on Krawk Island. Large, heavy metal coins.

Example Usage:

"If you're trying to buy a pirate Petpet, you'll need plenty of Dubloons."

Category: Items and Restocking


Dung

Dung

['dʌŋ] - noun

An integral part of Neopian society. This rather smelly substance is used for all kinds of things, including furniture, weapons, petpets and even food items.

Example Usage:

"Have you seen Rosie's dung collection? She's a dedicated collector!"

See Also: Dung

Category: Items and Restocking


EB

EB

[iːbiː] - noun

Abbreviation for "Elite Boutique". A subsection of the NC Mall that can only be accessed by older users. All the items sold there are no-trade.

Example Usage:

"I can't trade that item, sorry. It came from the EB."

See Also: Elite Boutique items, NC Mall Guide

Category: Items and Restocking


Estimated Value

Estimated Value

['ɛstɪmɛɪtəd 'væljuː] - noun

A Neopoint price that is listed in the window that pops up when you click on an item. This number is used when releasing items into the computer-controlled Neopian shops and has nothing to do with what an item is actually worth in the Neopian economy.

Not to be confused with the "Est. Price" of an item in Jellyneo's Item Database, which is based on what users are charging for an item.

Example Usage:

"When I was a newbie, I put a Raspberry Jelly in my shop for 3000 NP because that was its Estimated Value. And I wondered why no-one was buying it..."

See Also: Neopian Economics 101

Category: Items and Restocking


ETS

ETS

[iːtiːɛs] - adjective

Abbreviation of "easy to sell". An item that is generally in high demand, such as a codestone.

Example Usage:

"I'd prefer you to offer Neopoints on my trade, but I'm happy to take ETS items if that's easier."

Category: Items and Restocking


FA

FA

[ɛfe] - noun

Abbreviation for "Fun Auction", which is an auction that is, you guessed it, for fun! This means the auction is not necessarily designed for the owner to make the greatest profit. Often times the starting bid and the minimum increment will be low.

Example Usage:

"FA's going up!"

See Also: Auction House

Category: Items and Restocking


False Inflation

False Inflation

[fɒls ɪn'flɛɪʃən ] - noun

Asking the other sellers of a rare item to raise their prices, despite supply and demand staying the same, so you can all make more NP from the sale. This is against the rules and will be punished if caught.

Example Usage:

"Don't buy that Eau d'Esophagor for 150k! It's false inflation. Really it's only worth about 10k."

Category: Items and Restocking


FF

FF

[ɛfɛf] - noun

Abbreviation for "Future Fashions". A shop in the NC Mall that can be accessed by those who have spent at least 10,000 NC during the previous month.

(Note: FF may also occasionally be used as an abbreviation for the well-known Internet browser Firefox.)

Example Usage:

"That pair of sandals they're showing off in FF is seriously ugly. Does it look any better on your pet?"

Category: Items and Restocking


FQC

FQC

[ɛfkjuːsiː] - noun

Abbreviation of "Faerie Quest (Fortune) Cookie". An item from the NC Mall that guarantees that you will receive a Faerie Quest every day for nine days.

Example Usage:

"If you can afford a bunch of FQCs, the rewards really start to add up."

See Also: Noda's Fortune Cookies

Category: Items and Restocking


FQD

FQD

[ɛfkjuːdiː] - noun

Abbreviation for "Faerie Queen Doll". A rare toy, sold in the Hidden Tower, that can be used to get a secret avatar.

Example Usage:

"Will you lend me your FQD? I'll give it back as soon as I have the avatar!"

See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions

Category: Items and Restocking


Freebie

Freebie

['fɹiːbi:] - noun

(1) A free item, usually from a giveaway or sponsor area.
(2) Freebies (always plural): the gift of Neopoints and food that can be collected monthly at http://www.neopets.com/freebies/index.phtml.

Example Usage:

(1) "It's a shame that new freebie can only be collected by American users."
(2) "Have you picked up your freebies this month yet?"

Category: Items and Restocking


Fun Auction

Fun Auction

[fən akʃən] - noun

An auction that is, you guessed it, for fun! This means the auction is not necessarily designed for the owner to make the greatest profit. Often times the starting bid and the minimum increment will be low.

See Also: Auction House

Category: Items and Restocking


Fund

Fund

[fʌnd] - noun

A sum of Neopoints set aside and saved up for a specific goal.

Example Usage:

"Thanks for the gift! When I sell that map piece, I'll have another 50k for my Plushie Paint Brush fund."

Category: Items and Restocking


Fuzzle

Fuzzle

['fʌzəl] - noun

A popular type of toy in Neopia. A cute ball of fluff with large feet, looking quite similar to a JubJub.

Example Usage:

"In the game 'Evil Fuzzles from Beyond the Stars' you have to fight off flying Fuzzles with a ray gun."

Category: Items and Restocking


Gallery

Gallery

['gæləɹiː] - noun

A place where a user's collection of items can be displayed to the world. Galleries look quite similar to user shops, but there are no prices listed, and none of the items on display can be bought.

Example Usage:

"My best friend has a gallery of toothbrushes. She's trying to collect every kind of toothbrush in Neopia."

Category: Items and Restocking

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