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Apr 4, 2018This week’s theme
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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
hotsy-totsy or hotsie-totsie
1. Just right; perfect.
2. Haughty; pretentious.
Coined by the cartoonist Billy DeBeck (1892-1942), famed for his comic strip Barney Google and Snuffy Smith. Earliest documented use: early 1920s. Another of his coinages that has found a place in English language dictionaries is heebie-jeebies.
“You have to pursue her. Go after her, let her know you think she’s hotsy-totsy, ask her out.”
Constance C. Greene; The Love Letters of J. Timothy Owen; HarperCollins; 1986.
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