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intexicated

intexicated  adj.— «Drunken texts have replaced snogging colleagues at work parties as the biggest embarrassment of the festive season. The problem of texting under the influence is so common it has been given a name “intexicated...

white-knuckling

white-knuckling  n.— «In London, she was, in drug parlance, “white-knuckling”: clinging to sobriety without changing her life. » —“When the party’s over” by Janice Turner Times (London, United Kingdom) July...

prama

prama  n.— «So began the after-prom on a recent Thursday for about 40 students from Tappan Zee High School in Rockland County, the culmination of months of discussions, planning and prom drama, or “prama,” as they call it.…In...

firehouse primary

firehouse primary  n.— «Political parties in the Commonwealth of Virginia generally employ four methods for selecting party nominees…(3) party canvass or unassembled caucus, also called a “firehouse primary.”…A dissenting...

firehouse primary

firehouse primary  n.— «The presidential primary in South Carolina is known as a “firehouse primary,” as it is being held in conjunction with the party’s precinct meetings at which local party officers are elected and delegates...

firehouse primary

firehouse primary  n.— «In a firehouse primary, a limited number of voting locations are chosen within a legislative district and ballots are cast on one day within a set amount of time, usually shorter than a regularly scheduled election...