Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 12/23/18 Doorbuster

Doorbuster (noun)
doorbuster or door-bust·er [dawr-buhs-ter, dohr‐]


noun
1. Informal .
a. a retail item that is heavily discounted for a very limited time in order to draw customers to the store.
b. the price of such an item.
2. a device used to forcibly open a door.
3. a person who breaks into a place by force.


Origin: First recorded in 1890–1900; door + buster

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • Word of the Day 09/17/21 Saudade

    Saudade (noun) saudade [ soh-dah-duh ] noun 1. (in Portuguese folk culture) a deep emotional state of melancholic longing for a person or thing…

  • Word of the Day 09/16/21 Skerrick

    Skerrick (noun) skerrick [ sker-ik ] noun Australian. 1. a small piece or quantity; a bit: Not even a skerrick of cake was left. Origin:…

  • Word of the Day 09/15/21 Rapprochement

    Rapprochement (noun) rapprochement [ rap-rohsh-mahn; French ra-prawsh-mahn ] noun 1. an establishment or reestablishment of harmonious relations:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments