New words – 25 January 2016

kickskicks plural noun slang trainers

You can be wearing wavy garms or wavy kicks.
[Heard in conversation (UK teens) 05 July 2015]

From crop flares with tennis shoes to grunger-girl baggies with thick-soled skate kicks, here are three sneaker-flare formulas you need to know now.
[Grazia (UK celebrity magazine) 13 July 2015]

ear jacket noun a type of earring with a decorative part that curves under the lobe from behind

It’s all about an ear jacket, like the purple, £124 Missoma beauties.
[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 22 August 2015]

slashkini noun a one-piece swimsuit with lots of cut-outs, giving the appearance of having been slashed

Would YOU wear a slashkini? Millie Mackintosh, Vogue Williams and Nadia Forde lead summer’s hottest swimwear trend (but just imagine the tan lines!)
[ 17 July 2015]

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