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bougie

bougie  n.— «The band was originally called Bougie after the slang term for getting popped in the head with a volleyball which gives some idea of their commitment to musical excellence.» —“Digging up support” by Glen...

neurodiversity

neurodiversity  n.— «Any thoughts on the idea of neurodiversity pride: that is, that those who are wired differently from what is considered the norm, are not BAD, or DISABLED and don’t need “fixing,” but...

tent pole

tent pole n. something, such as a commercial undertaking, a story franchise, or a fictional character, that serves as primary support (for a company, television program, etc.), especially a blockbuster movie which compensates for a studio’s flops...

tent pole

tent pole  n.— «Mr. Mancuso describes “Beverly Hills Cop II” as a “tent pole” movie. Each year Paramount makes several high-budget films “that because of content, star value or storyline have immediate want-to...

heatiness

heatiness  n.— «Eating mangosteens can counter the “heatiness” of durians. Fact: Once again, Dr Zainal said there is no scientific evidence to support this.» —“Prickly heat” by Teo Pau Lin Straits...

cookie

cookie n. a screen, board, card, or cloth, cut with shapes or holes, used to throw a light pattern when shooting film or television; the light pattern thrown by such a device. Also cucoloris, cucolorus, cucaloris, kukaloris, kookaloris, cuke, coo...