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Trumper

noun
a person who is a supporter of politician Donald Trump
Boomers are, by and large, Brexiteers and Trumpers.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 16/02/2017

patio diplomacy

noun
high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club
What do we learn from photos of US patio diplomacy?
Submitted by: Arnold from Czech Republic on 16/02/2017

oppugnant

adjective
opposing, antagonistic
He was very oppugnant towards other people.
Submitted by: James from Puerto Rico on 15/02/2017

garbage fire

nounAmerican
another name for a dumpster fire
It's Only September, and 2016 Is Already a Huge Garbage Fire.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 15/02/2017

disfurnish

verb
1
to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; divest of possessions; strip
2
to inconvenience or incommode
Her cousin offered her the couch in her tiny studio, but she chose to stay in a motel rather than disfurnish her cousin and her husband.
Submitted by: Randy from United States on 15/02/2017

banlieue

noun
a suburb of a French city, especially one where a lot of poor people live
French politicians are underestimating the level of anger in the country’s troubled banlieues.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

global gag rule

(also Mexico City policy)
noun
a rule that blocks US federal funds to any organisation involved in providing abortion advice and care overseas
Their letter makes clear what is at stake with Trump’s move to reimpose the global gag rule, arguing that women and maternal health are key to so many global health issues.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

nduja

noun
a cured spicy spreadable sausage originally from Calabria
Fire up the flavor in all sorts of dishes with a schmear of 'nduja, Italy's spreadable spicy sausage.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

botnet

nouncomputing
a network of malware-infected computers that are controlled remotely
When the botnet named Mirai first appeared in September, it announced its existence with dramatic flair.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

wabi-sabi

noun
a Japanese concept that involves recognizing the beauty in transience and imperfection
Japanese culture is confusing without wabi-sabi.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

detransition

verb
to change back to your original gender having already changed gender once
This page contains stories, articles and blogs by people who transitioned and later detransitioned, or are in the process of detransitioning.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

PCP

noun
personal contract plan/purchase: a loan for car purchase in which you pay a deposit, followed by monthly payments and with the option of exchanging the car at the end of the loan period
PCP finance is hugely popular, because it lets you drive something that you would otherwise struggle to afford.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

Trump bump

noun
a rise in the US stock markets ascribed to the election of Donald Trump as president
The so-called "Trump Bump" on Wall Street has been pretty much based on hope.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2017

D.A.

nounAmerican
Doctor of Arts: a doctoral degree in Arts or Humanities
She has a D.A. in Italian literature.
Submitted by: Ess Kay from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 14/02/2017

global compliance

nounbusiness
ensuring that global subsidiaries of multinational corporations remain compliant with local requirements
Think global compliance is an easy task? Try keeping a portfolio of 200 entities in 40 countries compliant with local requirements.
Submitted on 13/02/2017

Galentine's day

noun
a celebration of female friendhip, invented by the Parks and Recreation character Leslie Knope, played by Amy Poehler, which occurs every year on Feb. 13, the day before Valentine's Day
Galentine's Day is but a few years old, but it's an increasingly popular holiday.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/02/2017

roasting

noun
good-natured teasing
The White House correspondents’ dinner is a fixture of the Washington scene, a spring event at which the cream of political journalism shares bonhomie, fine food and comedy roasting with the politicians it reports on.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/02/2017

roast

verbmainly American
to tease in a good-natured way
Whoever is eventually named as master of ceremonies for the dinner will have a chance to tease, needle or even roast the president.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/02/2017

share a platform (with)

to speak or perform at the same event as someone, especially someone whose views you do not share
The Labour leader refused to share a platform with the Prime Minister, saying they were 'not on the same side'.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/02/2017

laboursome

adjective
something that is laboursome needs a lot of of hard work
When businesses grow quickly, forecasting growth can become a laboursome process.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/02/2017
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