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put on the black

put on the black  n.— «On the wiretaps, Cole describes the violence he used to enforce his will as “putting on the black.” And it has worked.» —“Region’s largest cocaine ring uncovered” by Torsten...

listicle

listicle
 n.— «Added an article to the listicle to the lists section.» —“My Comments and News” by John Davin John Davin’s Website (Pittsburgh, Pa.) July 14, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

rollator

rollator  n.— «His sister-in-law commented that older people in Sweden sustain their stamina by walking behind a so-called rollator. Unlike a conventional “clomp and stomp” walker, a rollator glides over pavement, carpet...

Verkehrsberuhigung

Verkehrsberuhigung  n.— «Verkehrsberuhigung is German for “traffic calming,” a long-standing European practice of reducing speeding and cut-through traffic by using speed humps, street furniture, wild engineering and other...

ho-wop

ho-wop  n.— «On “My Baby’s Lost,” [Eamon] even sounds like a potty-mouthed Frankie Vali. The New York crooner claims to have masterminded a new genre he calls “ho-wop”: “raw hip- hop and smooth doo-wop...

brand promise

brand promise  n.— «Alexander notes the “corporate-ese” creeping into the campus lexicon, phrases such as change agent, mission driven and a new one he heard only last week: a school’s “brand promise.”» —“Catch...