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addaword.gifdefinition of sitcom

noun
(also SITCOM or SITKOM)
abbreviaton for 'single income, two kids, oppressive mortgage'
Don't get me wrong, I love Star Wars, but since I went from being a DINK (=double income, no kids) to a SITKOM, every penny counts.
Submitted on 18/08/2009 11:00:00
Definition of sitcom from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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