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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 1988-07-15 issue of the Chicago Reader (2009-01-17).

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39812 tokens ‧ 30485 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 5971 types ‧ 70 (~ 1.172%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. adelita
    • 1988, David Fremon, Look-Alike Contest[1]:
      An employee of the city's Latino Affairs Commission, she looks like an adelita (a woman soldier and camp follower) in her blouse, long skirt, and sash crisscrossing her chest.
  2. amateurists
    • 1988, Franklin Soults, Camper Van Beethoven[2]:
      It's romantic, simpleminded, and ultimately self-defeating to equate authenticity exclusively with amateurism, and though the musicians in Camper Van Beethoven have made their most unique, "natural" and compelling music as hard-core amateurists, they're also smart and honest enough to face the facts: By now, they know how to play their instruments pretty damn well.
  3. waltzier
    • 1988, Sarah Kaufman, Dance & More for $1.98[3]:
      In the waltzier section, Haun and Ford whipped themselves into a fever of fouettes and pirouettes, each upstaging the other with "Yeah?