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workamp

workamp  v.— «The Whites are among the hundreds of thousands of people known in the tourism industry as “workampers” who live in their recreational vehicles and support their lifestyles with seasonal jobs.… Steve Anderson, editor of...

workamper

workamper  n.— «The Whites are among the hundreds of thousands of people known in the tourism industry as “workampers” who live in their recreational vehicles and support their lifestyles with seasonal jobs.… Steve Anderson, editor...

bug boy

bug boy  n.— «Around the racetrack, they are called “bug boys,” but not for their love of insects. These jockeys get their names because the Daily Racing Form used to print a “bug”—or asterisk—next to the weight...

Mexican limo

Mexican limo  n.— «I just saw Super Crazy, a Mexican wrestler, ride to the ring on a pimped-out lawn mower. Yeah, that’s right. A lawn mower. John Deere, if you care, with leopard print seat and steering wheel covers and a little Mexican...

smirting

smirting n. using smoking as a pretense to flirt. Editorial Note: This word has signs of being factitious: the first appearance of the word so far found is in a press release, and nearly all uses of the word found anywhere in print talk about the...

paper airplane

paper airplane n. in aeronautics and aerospace, a flying machine that is strictly theoretical. Editorial Note: The adjectival form paper, referring to something that exists only in print or writing but not as a physical object, is fairly common...