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Family-Specific Words

Does your family use a special word you’ve never heard anywhere else? A funny name for “the heel of a loaf of bread,” perhaps, or for “visiting relatives who won’t leave.” In this week’s episode, Martha and...

heritage callout

heritage callout  n.—Gloss: a design that references a particular ethnic, racial, or national group, such as traditional Native American patterns on products targeted at Native Americans. «The design features several “heritage...

pickle-stabber

pickle-stabber  n.— «Pickle-stabber An extremely pointy high heel that is, in fact, so pointy you could stab a pickle with it, if you so desired. Despite the awesome name, these have been replaced by wedges and platform soles as the shoe...

method air

method air  n.— «Snowboardcross—a downhill racing discipline in which four or more competitors simultaneously speed through a course of banked turns, jumps, gaps, berms and other obstacles—was a new event at the 2006 Olympics.…On the...

babyface turn

babyface turn n. in professional wrestling, a change of allegiance or attitude by a wrestler, usually from bad to good. Editorial Note: In professional wrestling, babyface equals ‘good guy’ and heel equals ‘bad guy.’ (source: Double-Tongued...

babyface turn

babyface turn  n.— «Sometimes, a promoter decides to turn a guy babyface because he’s not getting over as a heel. Other times, the fans make the decision for the promotion.» —by Classy Freddie Blassie Legends of Wrestling:...