To tweak, fluff, primp, improve, make fabulous (most often in wardrobe/fashion context, but others also apply).
Pronunciation: Begins and ends with the same "zh" sound, as in "measure".
Made popular by/notable people you may have heard use it: Carson Kressley of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Chef Nigella Lawson, Designer Ralph Lauren.
Origin: Variations used in many countries like France, Russia, Scandinavia, Germany, Australia, Canada.
"Just tszuj it a little, and you're set!"
"Tszuj those sleeves!" as in roll-up and make less stuffy/formal.
February 21, 2010
A person residing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
c)loves the outdoors
e)very proud of the fact that Vancouver consistently ranks among the top cities in the world to live in (though it's now also one of the most expensive)
I met a great girl on the weekend. She's a Vancouverite. You could tell she's not from the East Coast. She had a real West Coast vibe.
General term to describe the father of a child who is not married to the mother.
"I'd like to introduce you to John, the baby daddy."
(Note nods and subtle looks of acknowledgment, as the third person now understands baby was conceived out of wedlock and the parent couple relationship may be tenuous or non-existent.
February 18, 2014
Ignore the bad and try to focus only on the good
I knew the relationship wasn't going to work out in the long run, but I tried to think the situation pretty, just the same.
Considered by many to be 'the holy grail' of social networking.
If you're under 25 and not on it, you might be pathetic. However if you're over 35 and are on it, you might also be pathetic.
Is Joe on Facebook? Dude, the guy's like 40 years old, not 16.
A person who fundamentally doesn't believe in Facebook.
I tried to get her to join up, but she won't - she's a facebookatheist.
A pitiful display of a man breaking down emotionally
Jason Mesnick of The Bachelor crumpled over a railing sobbing in tears is the original 'pulling a Mesnick'