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 n.— « Bumps: Camera shots reflecting anticipation of the game; broadcast before tip-off.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind.) May 29, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

beauty shot

beauty shot  n.— «Once the game started, it was all about business, seamlessly blending live shots and instant replays, graphics and “beauty shots,” which is jargon for views of the stadium or home city during a game...


dub-deuce  n.— «They have no function other than to look hip, their constant-motion appearance helping teens and early 20-somethings achieve status at a time where “dub-deuces” (22-inch wheels) and sparkling, showy rims are...


arribada  n.— «Known as an arribada, the Spanish word for arrival, the group nesting event on May 22nd is yet another positive sign this year that the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, the smallest and most endangered sea turtle in the world, is...


plusing  n.— «Everything after the story reel is just plus-ing, like the clever labels added to cereal boxes in Wazowski’s apartment in Monsters.» —“Welcome to Planet Pixar” by Austin Bunn Wired June, 2004...


flyero n. a person who distributes handbills or fliers, usu. a Spanish-speaker. Editorial Note: This term appears to be specific to Santa Ana, Calif. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)