New words – 26 August 2013

booth babe noun informal an attractive young woman hired to stand at an exhibition booth to attract visitors

Some visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas are angry that the so-called ‘booth babes’ are back despite much criticism at last year’s event.

[www.bbc.co.uk 09 Jan 2013]

celebaby noun informal the baby of a celebrity

Guess the CeleBabies!

[www.lifeandstylemag.com 25 March 2013]

FWB abbreviation abbreviation for ‘friend(s) with benefits’ (= a euphemism for a friend with whom one occasionally has sex)

Since then I have been in a FWB relationship for over a year.

[Grazia (UK celebrity magazine) 25 March 2013]

push ring noun a ring that a man presents his partner with after she has given birth to their child

Least likely to receive a push ring (the blingtastic thank you present rich husbands buy their wives for delivering their baby).

[Grazia (UK celebrity magazine) 28 Jan 2013]

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