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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to assess a potential sexual partner using a dating app on a smartphone

    You could talk to two or three girls at a bar and pick the best one, or you can swipe a couple hundred people a day.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/12/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    swipe right/left on an online dating app such as Tinder, to indicate that you find someone attractive or unattractive by moving your finger to the right or left of an image of them on a touchscreen

    To prove I'm really not picky I decided to swipe right to every man on Tinder for a week.

    I accidentally left-swiped someone, can I get them back?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/12/2015


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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