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skankie

skankie  n.— «It happened a year ago on my first-ever visit to one of the Dominican Republic’s all-inclusive resorts. My friend and I looked at each other, wondering what to do. They weren’t hitting on us, exactly. But, even through the...

shoobie

shoobie  n.— «They are “shoobies,” newcomers, wealthy newcomers, who live here only in summer. In the forties and fifties, we locals used the term “shoobies” to talk about the day trippers who would come to the...

shoobie

shoobie n. a short-term visitor to the beach and shore communities of New Jersey. Editorial Note: The Dictionary of American Regional English includes the spellings of shoebe(e), shoebie, and shub(i)e. Etymological Note: As indicated in the...

Rastatute

Rastatute  n.— «For all the talk of romance, the language of sex tourism is pretty basic. In Jamaica the men are called “beach boys” or “Rastatutes.” The women are called milk bottles by the men—partly because of...

milk bottle

milk bottle  n.— «For all the talk of romance, the language of sex tourism is pretty basic. In Jamaica the men are called “beach boys” or “Rastatutes.” The women are called milk bottles by the men—partly because of...

mooby

mooby  n.— «Before his weight loss, the film director was mocked by a tabloid newspaper after a photograph of him on a Caribbean beach showed his droopy chest, or “moobies”—a neologism for male boobs.» —“Super-slimmer Winner...