TagAmerican television series

Costanza wallet

Costanza wallet n. a bulging, overstuffed billfold or wallet. Etymological Note: After the character George Costanza in the the twelfth episode, The Reverse Peephole, of the ninth season of Seinfeld, which aired on January 15, 1998. In the episode...

backdoor pilot

backdoor pilot  n.— «The episode will serve as what is known as a “backdoor pilot” for the spinoff, which would be exec-produced by “Grey’s” creator Shonda Rhimes.» —“A special delivery on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’:...


oil-spot v. to accidentally leave behind a member of a touring company or road show, especially in the form to get oil-spotted. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


thrillionaire n. a rich person who pursues expensive and dangerous pastimes. Etymological Note: thrill + millionaire (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)