From Gustave Flaubert’s 1857 novel, modern Madame Bovary syndrome refers to a woman plagued with tendency to assume massive consumer debt in order to support a chic or extravagant life-style.
My rejection of the “ownership society” clashed with my former wife’s Madame Bovary Syndrome. Her profligate consumerism and aspirations for the “pretty life” lead to mountains of credit card debt.
Mildly insulting phrase denotes silly behaviour, actions or thoughts usually attributed to a child or immature person.
"Don't get angry at your little bro., he did not mean to pull your hair, he is a two-year old bird brain"
Peruvian argot for house, dwelling, abode.
"Let's go to your jato my firend"
Term for current spouse during process of divorce.
"My curex is bagging on me yet again!"
Anglo-American term for a “wedgie” or “snuggy,” a word that was frequently used in the US in the 1970's and 1980’s to describe what happens when your undergarments make their way (intentionally or not) up into the crack of your buttocks. The term is derived from the act of flicking one’s knickers--the British word for women’s panties (i.e. long bloomers formerly worn as underwear by women and girls).
I hate wearing this polyester thong because it has given me a chronic case of flik-a-knicker—not too mention a raging case of jock-itch.
Byron’s incessant attempts at giving Gertrude a flicka-nicka were mildly amusing, but eventually became deeply boorish, particularly after he managed to tear the poor woman’s panties.
Term characterizes the hopeless state of total isolation--anomie.
Only the walls speak during my bitter blue moments.
Synonymous with migrainous condition, phrase recognizes the intimate nature of recurrent throbbing headaches that have become part of daily living.
“My friend is back...I am bluer than the sky--hammers are pounding, my mind is exploding static electricity”