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racino

racino  n.— «In Chicago, the owner of Arlington Park talks of turning his track into a “racino,” by putting in black jack, crap tables et al.» —“Greenwood’s glory reduced to simulcasts” by Jamie...

tip drill

tip drill  n.— «“If you take offense, it’s like you’re saying you are a tip drill,” a street term for a woman in whom men only have a sexual interest.» —“The beat goes on” by Ytasha Womack Chicago...

stir cake

stir cake  n.— «“I went and got a shave and cut and came home, kicked it for a minute. About 5 o’clock, I was stirring cake”—a street term for selling drugs, authorities said.» —“New drug sweep nets at least 57″ by H...

juggler family

juggler family  n.— «It’s been attributed to Karen Kornbluh, director of the Work & Family Program of the New American Foundation in Washington…Writing in the Atlantic Monthly in an article titled “The Parent Trap,”...

groove

groove  n.— «Sullivan took his Miller American Special deep down onto the apron and lost control when he came back up into the racing groove.» —“Taking a Sunday Spin Sullivan Comes Back to Win Indy” by Cooper...

rusticle

rusticle  n.— «Gaping holes have opened up in the Titanic’s decks, metal walls have slumped and rivers of rust known as rusticles, which look like brownish icicles hanging from the ship’s iron plates, have multiplied so fast that in some...