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Dowager's hump" is a colloquial term commonly used to describe an abnormal outward curvature of the spine in the upper back (hyperkyphosis) that affects anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of women and men over age 55.
You might not recognize the acronym, but I'm hoping I'm not alone in this mutation - that of being afflicted with Seasonal Cookery Affective Disorder, or, to use the colloquial term, "serial stockpiler of crud".
She said: "To use a colloquial term, it was a king hit or a coward's punch.
Stereotypes are bandied by both sides, with Singaporeans often calling Malaysia underdeveloped and crime-ridden, and Malaysians saying that Singapore is boring and"kiasu," a colloquial term that literally translates as"afraid of losing" and refers to an unhealthy competitiveness.
This quirky style of architecture is actually known as blobitecture, now a colloquial term to describe buildings with an organic form or curved and rounded shapes.
I remember once attending a powwow and seeing a food stand with the name Nish Chalet, 'Nish' being a colloquial term for First Nations people.
Laughing is something Dame Judi, recently seen in BBC One's big-hearted Esio Trot with Dustin Hoffman, does a lot, whether she's gossiping with Graham Norton on his chat show, posing in a baseball cap with 'Dench' (now a colloquial term for 'cool') emblazoned on it, or mischief-making on set.
the technology company powering travel search/booking and loyalty point redemption solutions for the worldas most celebrated brands, today announced the results of a new travel study that examined consumer attitudes and behaviors associated with the mile high club (MHC), the colloquial term coined for participating in sexual activity while aboard an aircraft.
Abha's community members have even come up with a common colloquial term to refer to the 30 to 70-strong motorcycle and car pools that raid the city's streets.
As you can see, many of these events have adopted the same naming convention, using the colloquial term that has developed in the fan community: Comic Con.
He now resides in Paul Lambert's Villa Park 'bomb squad' - the colloquial term for a collection of unloved but lucratively rewarded professionals the second city club are desperately trying to shift.
Had I taken the time to look and listen properly I would have realised "us" wasn't just a colloquial term, and that there were in fact two of them.