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slow guilty plea

slow guilty plea  n.— «“[Yesterday’s proceeding] is sometimes called a ‘slow guilty plea,’” Greenfield said yesterday. By not pleading guilty to the state charges, Mancuso has preserved his right to appeal the prosecution...

lifie

lifie  n.— «None of this would matter for the box office were it not that celebrities’ real-life sagas—what I call “lifies” because they combine life with the narrative appeal of movies. Lifies provide many of the same...

masstique

masstique  n.— «A big part of the appeal of either top is that you’re wearing something with a touch of luxury. That’s true with sparkle even if you haven’t spent much for it. It’s what Tom Julian, a New York-based fashion-trend analyst...

snoezelen

snoezelen  n.— «In literature a multisensory environment is sometimes referred to as “Snoezelen,” derived from two Dutch words meaning “to smell” and “to doze.” This is mainly due to the fact that it was...

decknician

decknician  n.— «Few promos for national stars like Sandra Collins or DJ Rap miss a chance to riff on their sex appeal or rareness as globetrotting decknicians.» —“Manning the Booths” by Michael Serazio Houston...

phone freeze

phone freeze  n.— «The Canadian press has highlighted an unreturned phone call from Prime Minister Paul Martin to President Bush, dubbing it the “phone freeze.” Martin telephoned last week to explain why he had spurned Bush’s...