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slippa

slippa  n.— «The state’s struggling visitor industry hopes the Tourist in Chief’s obvious affection for slippas and shakas (Hawaiian slang for flip-flop sandals and a thumb-and-pinky salute) inspires more vacationers to follow his lead...

love money

love money  n.— «Investments by friends and family are often called “love money” because the basis for investment is apt to be affection for the entrepreneur rather than any sort of critical analysis.» —“Comparison of...

popcorn

popcorn  n.— «With their affection for euphemism, Americans call them “firecrackers” or “popcorn”. They are hollow shells, containing anything from three to more than 2000 bomblets that can spread over large areas...

firecracker

firecracker  n.— «With their affection for euphemism, Americans call them “firecrackers” or “popcorn”. They are hollow shells, containing anything from three to more than 2000 bomblets that can spread over large...

karaoke musical

karaoke musical  n.— «Instead of Paul Simon and Randy Newman, who tried and struck out, kitschmeisters like Elton John and Frank Wildhorn have stepped in. And the much-despised “karaoke” musical has put down commercial roots...

honey dip

honey dip n. (a term of affection for) a desirable girl or woman, especially one of dark-skinned ancestry. Editorial Note: Perhaps after the sweetness and color of honey-dipped pastries, reinforced by the use of honey in North America as an...