adj.— «Perhaps because he’s a sloppy fellow whose daughters, borrowing a Yiddish word from their grandmother, accuse him of creating a hekdesh (messy house) wherever he goes, Councilman David Yassky doesn’t mind immersing himself in a topic that inspires most constituents to hold their noses: garbage.…Mr. Yassky…confesses to a frenzied tidying of his desk at 250 Broadway in advance of a news media intrusion (his offices, like his car, tend to hekdeshness).» —“A Councilman Who Has His Own Ideas About Garbage” by Robin Finn New York Times June 17, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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