TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

shoichi puroburemu

shoichi puroburemu  n.— «The term shoichi puroburemu (first-grade students’ problems) was coined to refer to the situation as most of the students who cause trouble are those who cannot adapt to their new surroundings.» —“Schools...

molecular gastronomy

molecular gastronomy  n.— «The cool thing about molecular gastronomy is that when you understand the chemical make-up of certain ingredients, you have a better understanding of what goes well with what.» —“Adding some weird science as...

smoker’s face

smoker’s face  n.— «The term “smoker’s face” was coined in the mid-80s, when studies showed that smokers tend to have similar facial characteristics: Prominent lines and wrinkles from the corners of the eyes (“crow’s...

dugout

dugout  n.— «“I wish it were better,” said Santa Cruz team member Omar Etcheverry as he pow-wowed with teammates in the so-called “dugout,” a group of chairs perched atop a small scaffolding on the cliffs overlooking the...

new shooter

new shooter  n.— «In Preakness parlance, they are the “new shooters”—horses who miss the Kentucky Derby but show up two weeks later at Pimlico, hoping to spoil a Triple Crown bid. » —“Spoilers Aren’t Just in...

ganga

ganga  n.— «Maras es la forma en que son llamadas en América Central, mientras que gangas es una palabra en “spanglish” que viene de la palabra inglesa “gang” y que significa “pandilla”…En...