Definition - A newly coined word or phrase created with the hope that it will become an accepted part of the language.

1. There is a Wikipedia protologism list at

Example -

(1) abnormous: large to an absurd degree
(2) guitarded: being incapable of coherent communication while playing guitar

Etymology -
According to the Wikipedia, the term was coined by Mikhail Epstein (and adopted by the Wiktionary community) by combining the Greek protos, first, with the Greek logos, word — the analogies being prototype and neologism.

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