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dangles

dangles  n.pl.— «“He’s got dangles,” teammates often say of Jensen, using the hockey neologism for the ability to outmaneuver lethargic opponents with deft stickwork.» —“Silent ‘H,’ loud game for Eli winger” by Alex...

coaptation

coaptation  n.— «Mr. Gordon calls his staging a “coaptation” of the play—a neologism suggesting a little co-opting and a little adapting. In truth, the balance is tipped in favor of co-opting, with unrewarding results...

perspectivism

perspectivism  n.— «“Isms” have long since become “wasms,” no longer capable of explaining the rapidly changing ideas and intentions of 20th-century art. Stephen Little’s Isms: Understanding Art… is, therefore...

wasm

wasm  n.— «“Isms” have long since become “wasms,” no longer capable of explaining the rapidly changing ideas and intentions of 20th-century art. Stephen Little’s Isms: Understanding Art… is, therefore, deeply...

allegoricism

allegoricism  n.— «“Isms” have long since become “wasms,” no longer capable of explaining the rapidly changing ideas and intentions of 20th-century art. Stephen Little’s Isms: Understanding Art… is, therefore...

bouncebackability

bouncebackability  n.— «But if there’s one quality that Dowie’s Palace team possesses it is great “bouncebackability.” In case you are not familiar with this particular neologism let me elucidate. The origins of the word are...