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pocho

pocho  n.— «Pochismo, derived from pocho, an adjective which originally meant discolored, has now come to mean a type of popular slang in Mexico. In the evergrowing list of pocho expressions are many hybrid words, artificial combinations...

shakalaka

shakalaka  n.— «The songs do sound noticeably catchier whenever they leave Don Black’s drab English lyrics behind and lapse into whichever one of India’s innumerable languages coined the word shakalaka.» —“Bollywood plus Broadway...

konsentrasi

konsentrasi  n.— «This does not explain why the government itself introduced new words like Bajet, for ‘Budget’, into the Malay language, when the word Belanjawan was once commonly used. And thanks to political developments in the region...

kroni

kroni  n.— «This does not explain why the government itself introduced new words like Bajet, for “Budget,” into the Malay language, when the word Belanjawan was once commonly used. And thanks to political developments in the...

bajet

bajet  n.— «This does not explain why the government itself introduced new words like Bajet, for ‘Budget’, into the Malay language, when the word Belanjawan was once commonly used.» —“Uproar over rojak Malay” by Leslie...

webswev

webswev  n.— «Another group is trying to market a new word: webswev. It stands for “Web significantly watered down English verbosity.” It is the language used on Internet bulletin boards and chat lines that relies on...