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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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Anegg

Anegg

[ɛɪnɛg] - noun

Abbreviation for 'Armoured Negg'. A magical negg which, when fed to your pet, awards a defence point and one of several defence items.

Example Usage:

"I used an Anegg the other day, but it gave me yet another Omelette Shield."

See Also: Armoured Negg

Category: Battledome


Announced Giveaway

Announced Giveaway

[æn'aʊnst 'gɪvəwɛɪ] - noun

A message on the Neoboards advertising the fact that a player is giving away items. This is against the rules.

Example Usage:

"Sorry, I think that plan would count as an announced giveaway. I wouldn't do it if I were you."

Category: Boards


Anthro

Anthro

['ænθɹoʊ] - adjective, noun

(1) A style of drawing which depicts Neopets, whatever their species, as having a similar build and moving in a similar way to humans. For instance, a Lupe might stand only on his hind legs. The opposite of quad.
(2) A Neopet drawn in this style, especially in the Beauty Contest.

Example Usage:

(1) "I've kind of had enough of excessively anthro characters in official Neopets stuff. Can't we have an Aisha on all fours and without a wig on for once?"
(2) "I don't make a habit of voting for anthros, but I like your art so much that I made an exception. :)"

Category: Uncategorized


AotA

AotA

[eɪoʊtiːeɪ] - noun

Abbreviation for "Atlas of the Ancients". The Flash-game based plot in Year Eleven that followed Roxton Colchester and Clara Chatham on a voyage around the world, eventually leading to the discovery of Moltara. Somewhat infamous for its badly-handled time-based challenges.

Example Usage:

"It's hard to believe it's been so long since AotA. I remember screaming at that cave-gliding step like it was yesterday."

See Also: Atlas of the Ancients

Category: Events


AotR

AotR

[ɛɪoʊtiːaː] - noun

Abbreviation for "Attack of the Revenge", most often used when talking about a highly sought-after background based on the pirate-themed Flash game of that name.

Not to be confused with AotA.

Example Usage:

"And it turned out I'd had the AotR background in my Safety Deposit Box all these years! You should have seen my jaw drop when I realised what I could swap it for!"

See Also: Attack of the Revenge Background

Category: Customisation


AP

AP

[ɛɪpiː] - noun

Abbreviation of "Attack Pea". A Battledome weapon originally obtained at the Smugglers' Cove. A small but surprisingly powerful vegetable.

Example Usage:

"If I had the money for an AP, I'd... probably spend it on something else, actually. It's pretty expensive these days."

See Also: Attack Pea

Category: Battledome


Appeal Form

Appeal Form

[ə'piːl fɔːm] - noun

The form that must be sent to the Neopets Team in order to recover a mistakenly frozen account.

Example Usage:

"Put as much information on the appeal form as you can remember. Detail is always good."

Category: Technical Stuff


Apple

Apple

['æpəl] - noun

When not being used to refer to the common fruit, this is most often an abbreviation for "Appetising Caramel Apple", a wearable Hallowe'en-themed item that was available from a Neocash Mystery Capsule.

Example Usage:

"Will you trade something for my Apple? I'm open to offers."

See Also: Appetising Caramel Apple

Category: Customisation


Applicant

Applicant

['əplɪkənt] - noun

Someone who wants to be considered as the new owner of a pet that is Up For Adoption (UFA).

Example Usage:

"I didn't think I'd get so many applicants! I guess Krawks are really popular."

Category: Trading and Adoption


Application

Application

[əplɪ'kɛɪʃən] - noun

A letter sent to the current owner of a UFA (Up for Adoption) pet explaining why you want to adopt that pet, and how you see him or her fitting into your life on Neopets.

Example Usage:

"I finally finished my application! I really hope he picks me as the new owner..."

Category: Trading and Adoption


Apply

Apply

[ə'plaɪ] - verb

To try and convince the current owner of a pet who is UFA (Up for Adoption) that you would make a suitable permanent new owner for that pet.

Example Usage:

"I'm applying for a beautiful pink Aisha at the moment. I really hope I'll get picked!"

Category: Trading and Adoption


Ari

Ari

['ɑːɹiː] - noun

Abbreviation for Sword of Ari. A Battledome item available from the Hidden Tower.

Example Usage:

"Ari was one of a series of anagram-named weapons all released at the same time."

See Also: Sword of Ari

Category: Battledome


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


ASG

ASG

[ɛɪɛsdʒiː] - noun

Abbreviation for "All-Star Group". A group of very high-scoring Yooyuball players, who enter the Altador Cup with the specific aim of making whatever team they join win.

Example Usage:

"Looking at what the ASGs have been doing, I think Terror Mountain is a good bet for first place this year."

Category: Games


ASP

ASP

[ɛɪɛspiː] - noun

Abbreviation for "Altador Strength Potion". A magical item that was a prize for completing the Faeries' Ruin plot.

Nothing to do with snakes.

Example Usage:

"The ASP increases a pet's strength by five points."

See Also: Altador Strength Potion, The Faeries' Ruin

Category: Battledome


Asplode

Asplode

[æs'ploʊd] - verb

(1) A comical misspelling of the word "explode".
(2) A fan term for the Neopets Team's practice of automatically locking Neoboard topics (blocking anyone from adding further posts) when they exceed 500 replies, regardless of content. A thread that is automatically locked in this way is said to have "asploded" due to too many replies. Users may also try to "asplode" a board themselves before this happens.

Example Usage:

(1) "The Neoboards are currently not working because something asploded. Oops. We'll try and fix them as soon as we can."
(2) "OK, this thread's up to 490 posts. I think I'd better make a follow-up topic before it asplodes!"

Category: Boards


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


Autobuyer

Autobuyer

['ɔːtoʊbaɪjə ] - noun

(1) A computer program that buys items from the Neopian shops for you, without your having to click or type. Using one of these is very much against the rules and grounds for an immediate freezing.
(2) A person who uses such a program.

Example Usage:

"Man, that potion had only been in the shop half a second and it was gone. Did an autobuyer get it, or do I just have unlucky timing?"

Category: Technical Stuff


Avatar

Avatar

['ævætɑː] - noun

The icon used to represent a player on the Neoboards. You can choose from a wide variety. Some "secret avatars" have to be unlocked by completing certain tasks.

Example Usage:

"Wow, I love your Neopian Times avatar! I bet that was hard to unlock."

See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions

Category: Boards


Avi

Avi

['æviː] - noun

Abbreviation of "avatar". The icon used to represent a player on the Neoboards. Some "secret avatars" have to be unlocked by completing certain tasks.

Example Usage:

"I'm saving up for the MSPP avi! It's going to be a long slog, but I'll see it through!"

See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions

Category: Boards


Avvie

Avvie

[æviː] - noun

Abbreviation of "avatar". The icon used to represent a player on the Neoboards. Some "secret avatars" have to be unlocked by completing certain tasks.

Example Usage:

"I love your avvie! How did you get it?"

See Also: Neopets Avatar Solutions

Category: Boards


Badeek

Badeek

[bæd'iːk] - noun

The name originally given to the Neopet now known as the Kacheek.

Example Usage:

"Goodness knows why Adam and Donna wanted the Badeek to wear ridiculous sunglasses all the time."

See Also: Kacheek History

Category: Neopia


Basic

Basic

['bɛɪsɪk] - adjective

Red, yellow, blue or green; that is, one of the colours in which Neopets can be born.

Example Usage:

"The pets that take the longest to find homes in the Pound are generally basic pets with unattractive names."

Category: Uncategorized


Battledome

Battledome

['bætəldoʊm] - noun, verb

(1) An arena where Neopets can take part in play-fights using a variety of weapons and magic.
(2) To take part in Battledome fights.

Example Usage:

(1) "See you in the Battledome, okay? I'm gonna win this time!"
(2) "I spend a lot of time Battledoming with my friends."

See Also: Neopets Battledome Explained

Category: Battledome


Battledomer

Battledomer

['bætəldoʊmɜː] - noun

A player who enjoys fighting in the Battledome, the arena for play-fights between Neopets. Many people try out the Battledome, but this word is usually applied to more serious hobbyists who save up for good weapons and training.

Example Usage:

"I have a friend who's a Battledomer. She's going to love the new weapon that was announced today!"

See Also: Neopets Battledome Explained

Category: Battledome


BBoBF

BBoBF

[biːbiːoʊbiːɛf] - noun

Abbreviation for "Balthazar's Bag of Bottled Faeries". A wearable toy for your Neopet, awarded to those who had bought a series of hero- and villain-themed items.

Example Usage:

"I'm seeking a BBoBF to add to my pet's outfit. Feel free to browse through the list of things I can offer in exchange."

See Also: Balthazars Bag of Bottled Faeries

Category: Customisation


BC

BC

[biːsiː] - noun

(1) Abbreviation of "Beauty Contest". An art competition in which players must draw their own pets and then compete against other Neopets of the same species.
(2) The Neoboard where Beauty Contest entries can be shown off. (Advertising on any other Neoboard is against the rules.)

Example Usage:

(1) "I'm going to be in the BC this Friday! Vote for me?"
(2) "I think it still needs work. Maybe the BC can give you some help with your technique?"

See Also: The Beauty Contest

Category: Uncategorized


BD Chat

BD Chat

[biːdiːtʃæt] - noun

Abbreviation for "Battledome Chat". The Neoboard for all things Battledome-related.

Example Usage:

"I thought the BD Chat was mean at first, but after learning a thing or two about the Battledome on my own, I found the people there were very helpful."

Category: Boards


BD Pet

BD Pet

[biː'diːpɛt] - noun

(1) The Neopet most often used as a fighter in the Battledome, out of the pets a person owns.
(2) A Neopet whose Battledome stats are high, making him or her particularly suitable as a fighter.

Example Usage:

(1) "Lila is my BD pet. Her stats are higher than any of my other Neopets', so it makes sense."
(2) "I'm thinking of getting a new Neopet. Species and colour don't really matter, but I'd like a good BD pet."

See Also: Neopets Battledome Explained

Category: Battledome

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