Urban Dictionary is a Web-based dictionary of slang words and phrases, which contains over 6_ million definitions as of March 2012. Submissions are regulated by volunteer editors and rated by site visitors. Time's Anita Hamilton included it on her 50 best websites of 2008 list. The site was founded in 1999 by Aaron Peckham while he was a freshman computer science major at California Polytechnic State University. One of the first definitions on the site was "the man", referring to "the faces of the establishment put in place to 'bring us down.'_ The website was referenced in a 2011 District Court complaint by ATF agents to document the meaning of the vulgarism 'murk' as used in a criminal threat. It also consists of names and slang. The definitions on Urban Dictionary are meant to be those of slang or ethnic culture words, phrases, and phenomena not found in standard dictionaries. Most words have multiple definitions, usage examples, and tags.
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