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postman’s holiday

postman’s holiday n. a vacation or holiday spent in a pastime similar to one’s usual employment. Editorial Note: This is a synonym for the far more common “busman’s holiday,” which dates to at least 1893. Thanks to Al Rotches for...

concretable

concretable  n.— «Both new additions, which came online when school opened in August, are constructed of concrete portable modules built by Royal Concrete Concepts Inc. of Palm Beach County. Approved by the School Board in January 2006...

jetrosexual

jetrosexual  n.— «A jetrosexual is a someone who thinks nothing of jetsetting to Asia for shopping sprees, says Mark Jolly, the founder of a new Web site, globorati.com, who reports on vacation spots favored by these young, affluent...

condotel

condotel  n.— «Also known as condotels or aparthotels, condo hotels have been growing in popularity as an approach to owning a luxurious second home in a great vacation destination.» —“Demand for Condo Hotels Growing Fast—Luxurious...

aparthotel

aparthotel  n.— «Also known as condotels or aparthotels, condo hotels have been growing in popularity as an approach to owning a luxurious second home in a great vacation destination.» —“Demand for Condo Hotels Growing Fast—Luxurious...

workout

workout  n.— «Tomlin was employed by a Columbia bank doing “workouts”—a term for taking a seized, failing business and making it profitable—and turned a failing workers’ dormitory in Hilton Head into successful vacation condominiums...