buzz word


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buzz word

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buzzword

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informal a word, often originating in a particular jargon, that becomes a vogue word in the community as a whole or among a particular group
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buzz word

n (fam) → termine m in voga
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FIRST we had hygge (pronounced 'hoo-gah', the Danish word for cosiness) and now the latest Danish buzz word is lykke ('lookah').
READ IT FIRST we had hygge (pronounced 'hoo-gah', the Danish word for cosiness) and now the latest Danish buzz word is lykke ('lookah').
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With air miles being a buzz word, importing food (hygiene standards) isn't an option
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The buzz word "community" is massively overworked in other contexts.
The Twitter flirting of Miss Universe 1st runner-up Janine Tugonon, which led to her break up with her ordinary looking Filipino boyfriend Jaypee Santos, has led creative minds to use her name as a figure of speech or buzz word to mean dumping a boyfriend.
The buzz word has been "relaxed" and Andy Murray insists that's one thing he's not.
Chinese tourism in The Bahamas and region at large has served as a persistent buzz word among tourism officials;
WICHITA -- As film is becoming more and more of a buzz word in Wichita, CityArts hasn't missed a beat.
Sustainable Technology Sustainability is the buzz word and a critical consideration for every successful business.
THE latest buzz word "credit crunch" seems an endless echo.