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fan service

fan service  n.— «I think the movie was made for fan service and/or to investigate the potential market for bigger project.» —“Re: Silent Mobius” by tkim@sdcc6.ucsd.edu (Tonghyun Kim) Usenet: rec.arts.anime Nov...

balon

balon  n.— «Balon, Indonesian for “balloon,” is now jargon for referring to potential political candidates—perhaps an indication of the overinflated state of politics in a country heavily preoccupied with presidential and...

puff stock

puff stock  n.— «In the 1960’s, Mr. Fadem said, Wall Street saw many “puff stocks,” which he defined as newly minted public offerings sold by issuers as “a fairy tale long on potential and rosy future earnings estimates...

impire

impire  n.— «The European Union is too weak, too diverse, too inward-looking; in a rather ugly neologism, [Niall Ferguson] dubs the EU an “impire” rather than a potential “empire.” » —“An Oxford Scot at King...

katastroika

katastroika  n.— «The threats in the region from AIDS and other epidemics are potentially dire. Prophecies are always hazardous, but in the former Soviet Bloc, the outlook for the next few decades is perhaps best characterized by a Russian...

dum-dum

dum-dum  n.— «When he returned in ’03, McLain was equipped with a thick cushion to wear atop his helmet (he refers to it as a “dum-dum”), which softened any potentially dangerous blows to the head.» —“McLain Making...