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or aptronym

  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a person's name that is appropriate to their job

    an example of an aptonym is the current UK Lord Chief Justice, whose name and title is Lord Judge.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/05/2012

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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