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cashed-up

cashed-up  adj.—Gloss: Having a lot of money. «Another speaker at the summit, futurist Ross Honeywill, points out that boomers or the “cashed-up and cranky,” as he calls them are active and immediate holiday-takers, with half...

regrat

regrat  v.— «Grantor-retained annuity trusts, or GRATs, let a person avoid a gift tax when giving money earned on hedge funds, private equity, real estate, stocks and other assets. […] Market shocks that started last year threaten...

binning

binning  n.— «Samsung manages to preserve low-light performance at such resolutions and framerates on such a small sensor using a technique called “binning,” whereby certain pixels are sometimes deactivated and grouped together...

war-fighter

war-fighter  n.— «According to Anderson, improving soldiers” digestive health is a primary concern for the U.S. Army because “war-fighters”-a term used to describe members of all the military branches-have long suffered...

Nicknames in the Newsletter

How-do, neighbor! It’s another issue of the A Way with Words newsletter. This past weekend's show was a brand-new treat, stuffed full of chewy language goodness. We talked about "the vapors," whether...

wellderly

wellderly  adj.— «She first became interested in designing clothing for older, active women, who Kapstein refers to as, “Wellderly women,” about 10 years ago when she recognized their need for fashionable, functional clothing...