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hy-style
 n.— «Rather than filling the empty area, the mall’s owner will tear down the building to erect a new wing that looks a lot like a mall-industry nemesis—the trendy lifestyle center.…Westfield has coined a name for the concept: “hy-style,” short for hybrid style. It’s an idea that malls nationwide are experimenting with as an alternative way to lure shoppers at a time when Americans visit malls less often.» —“Malls try to make a lifestyle change” by Eric Heisler St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Mo.) Nov. 25, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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