blanket shrug noun a woollen cape-like garment that opens at the front
Blanket shrugs get even hotter this year.
[Grazia (UK celebrity magazine) 17 September 2012]
dench adjective slang very good; cool
He said: ‘When he says DENCH around the boss I don’t think he knows what’s going on’.
[www.thesun.co.uk 20 September 2012]
facekini noun a face mask worn on the beach to avoid facial tanning
In China, some are going to extraordinary lengths to avoid getting a bit of sun with a new item of beachwear – dubbed the
Facekini – causing something of a stir in the coastal tourist city of Qingdao, Shandong Province.
[http://behindthewall.nbcnews.com 21 August 2012]
4 thoughts on “New words – 11 February 2013”
Please include more slang and taboo phrases in your blog.
I wonder whether these words are used or not in everyday communication system….i.e. can I use them im my everyday life?
If the context fits, I think it’s OK to use them – of course, you will probably need to explain what they mean to the people you’re using them to!
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