An ellipsis is a series of three or more periods (...) inserted into a sentence to indicate a pause or silence. Ellipses are usually used in dialogue. Ellipses are used today in lieu of other proper punctuation.

An ellipsis can also be used to indicate the ommission or suppression of a word or phrase.

Latin ellpsis, from Greek elleipsis, from elleipein, to fall short.

Plural: ellipses
"I was thinking... well... maybe we could... ummmm.... go out sometime Sally."

"Why don't you just .... off!"
av Ryan Paton 25 februari 2004
An ellipsis (...) is used at the end of a sentence in stead of calling the person an outright dumb-ass or retard.
ellipsis =

Instead of asking me the questions you can just google it...

nice job...

well that was really smart...
av Viper949 9 maj 2011
Plural: ellipses
A series of three or more periods. This usually indicates a pause or silence, or is used when a sentence is left incomplete. Common in text-based conversations.
Example of an ellipsis:
Jake: Well, I was going to do my homework, but...
Mom: But what?
Jake: ...
av Sakura Neko 19 januari 2012
the word that you get excited as shit to look up and then you find out it means punctuation mark or some shit like that.
kaila taylor and the other taylor: "OMFG! LETS LOOK UP WHAT ELLIPSIS ARE!!"
*finds the definition*
kaila: "WTF OMFG, ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME? THATS ALL IT MEANS? UGH! FUCK MY LIFE!"
the other taylor: "you should stock your women 7 times a week because im bo yo and ill give you monthly ellipsis"
plural noun.

The omission of a word or phrase necessary for a complete syntactical construction but not necessary for understanding.
A mark or series of marks ( . . . or * * * , for example) used in writing or printing to indicate an omission, especially of letters or words.

ellipsis: "when you double-click the link..."
av kori126 9 mars 2007
An ellipsis is a kind of 'super-period' which makes a female exponentially more emotional and bitchy than her regular period. Easily demonstrated graphically:

Period: .
Ellipsis: ..................................
Girl: WAHH WAHH WAAHHHHHH CRY BITCH BITCH FUCK YOU ASSHOLE!

Guy 1: Whoa, what's her problem?

Guy 2: She's being a megabitch because she's on her ellipsis.

Girl: WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU SAY? *starts bawling uncontrollably*
av hoodrow trillson 19 februari 2011

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