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stagette

stagette n. an unmarried or unbetrothed woman; any woman or girl unaccompanied by a man, especially when socialiazing as part of a group of women or girls; (hence) especially in Canada, a pre-wedding party given for a bride; a bachelorette party...

haltura

haltura n. secondary work about which one is not serious or to which one is not fully committed; hackwork, moonlighting, freelancing. Also attrib. Editorial Note: In Hebrew, חלטורה. In Russian...

stove pipe

stove pipe v. to develop, or be developed, in an isolated environment; to solve narrow goals or meet specific needs in a way not readily compatible with other systems. Also attrib. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

babalog

babalog n. a young, Westernized social group or individual concerned with wealth, pop culture fads, appearance, material goods, or other superficialities; a yuppy or yuppies. Formerly associated with associates of Rajiv Gandhi. Also attrib...

one-eighty-seven

187 n. a homicide. Editorial Note: Also attrib. Etymological Note: From section 187-199 of the California penal code, which relates to murder. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

parergon

parergon n. a secondary, derivative, unnecessary, or supplemental occupation, ornament, or (creative) work. Also adj., attrib. Editorial Note: Plural parerga. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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