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precariat

precariat  n.— «“Precariat” is a new Japanese word combining the English words “precarious,” referring to the insecurity of part-time and contract work, and “proletariat.”» —“‘Precariat’ workers are...

Bahasa Inglonesia

Bahasa Inglonesia  n.— «More and more English words are being added to Bahasa Indonesia everyday! If this continues, Bahasa Indonesia will slowly blossom to become Bahasa Inglonesia.» —“‘Bahasa Inglonesia’?” by K.B...

tomdee

tomdee  n.— «Western ideas about sexuality have begun to intermingle, and gay men now tend to identify themselves with the English word “gay,” while many lesbians have adopted the term tomdee—a mix of the English words...

hulidap

hulidap  n.— «Hulidap, a combination of Filipino and English words huli (apprehend) and hold-up, is done through a fake arrest in which a supposed suspect is nabbed for drug or any other criminal charge. The arresting police personnel...

evergreen

evergreen  n.— «So which English words new to Czech have a shot at becoming evergreen, as the Czechs say?» —“Shouldn’t we speak the queen’s Czech?” by Matt Reynolds Prague Post (Czech Republic) Mar. 31, 2005...

Yuma

Yuma n. In Cuba, a nickname for the United States. Editorial Note: In Spanish, the word is used with the definite article: La Yuma. Etymological Note: The etymological information in the 1996 cite and last 2004 cite is unverified. Another claim that...