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shako mako

shako mako  other.— «Another man holds up a small mirror and yells the Iraqi slang phrase “Shako mako? (what’s up?)” as he hops inside a locked ward.» —“Psychiatric Hospital Struggles to Heal in Iraq” by Michael...

impact incarceration

impact incarceration  n.— «A 25-year-old Lincoln man pleaded guilty Friday to unlawful criminal drug conspiracy, a Class II felony, and was sentenced to four years in prison with a recommendation for impact incarceration, also known as...


 n.— «A twidget was anybody who wasn’t an engineer, and therefore, according to the snipes, not a real man.» —by P.T. Deutermann Edge of Honor May 1, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


twidget  n.— «At this evening’s muster, ET2 Fred Larousse, one of Cushing’s twidgets—electronic technicians—and the senior man on the BAF, was holding forth on the subject of security alerts.» —by Douglas Morgan Tiger...

hype man

hype man n. a hip-hop performer responsible for backup rapping and singing, and increasing an audience’s excitement with call-and-response chants. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


jitterbug  n.— «A third group nearby argued that the NAACP’s more recent threats of boycott probably wouldn’t increase the number of minority production executives or result in even one black person who could greenlight a film. “Man...