TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

pivaso

pivaso  n.— «A pivaso is a ballot split between the pro-commonwealth party—whose emblem is Puerto Rico’s traditional flouncy peasant hat, the pava—and the tiny PIP party, which advocates complete independence for the island. Traditionally...

pavaso

pavaso  n.— «A pivaso is a ballot split between the pro-commonwealth party—whose emblem is Puerto Rico’s traditional flouncy peasant hat, the pava—and the tiny PIP party, which advocates complete independence for the island. Traditionally...

fais do-do

fais do-do  n.— «Despite the album’s throwback ethos, the boys in the band keep things hopping—”fais-do-do-ing,” in New Orleans parlance.» —“CD Reviews: Jay-Z and Linkin Park, Alison Krauss, Handsome Boy Modeling School...

devil’s dandruff

devil’s dandruff  n.— «Frank graduated to smoking crack, sometimes calling it by its slang name, the devil’s dandruff. He was trying this drug business on, getting used to it.» —“Bowed by Age and Battered by an Addicted...

fooding

fooding  n.— «It was difficult to gauge whether this microcosm of ultra-modern Japanese fooding—as the French call the combination of eating and lifestyle—will give the area a different buzz, magnifying the quiet hum already emanating from...

fooding

fooding  n.— «Go “fooding.” No, it’s not a typo, but a new Parisian word to describe the concept of food as a fashion lifestyle choice. Le fooding is as much about the ambience and style of the restaurant as the food on your...

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