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Schmelviser

Schmelviser  n.— «Thanks to Jonathan Goldstein and Max Wallace authors of the book, “Schmelvis,” a new word is now recognised on the Internet—Schmelvisers! Schmelvisers are those who concentrate on Elvis’s diet,personal life...

GUBU

GUBU  adj.— «Conor Cruise O’Brien coined the Gubu acronym in 1983 after former Taoiseach Haughey referred to the discovery of serial killer Malcolm MacArthur in the flat of Government Attorney General Patrick Connolly as “grotesque...

rowback

rowback  n.— «The smoking ban, due to come into force in January, yesterday dominated nearly two hours of debate at the weekly Fianna Fail parliamentary party meeting. However, Mr Martin rejected all calls for a rowback and insisted that...

smokist

smokist  n.— «The North may have its Unionists and Nationalists, but now there are “smokists” and “anti-smokists” in the Republic of Ireland, she explained, creating her own terminology to capture the raw political...

blow-in

blow-in  n.— «Rudy Giuliani has been plugging away at the carpetbagger charge and plans his own fundraiser in Arkansas to highlight her New York “blow-in” status.» —“Hillary attracts media circus on her upstate ‘listening...