v. As a woman, to snort cocaine in a public restroom, like at a nightclub or bar; a phrase borrowed from applying make-up
n. a construction worker, driller, miner, or roofer, from working outside in the sun, and because they often fit the definition given above.
proper noun: The New Jersey Shore; Literally, "down to the Shore," or "down at the Shore."
"We went downashore for Memorial Day."
been to my house downashore?"
proper noun (regional U.S. English): the state of Rhode Island, as said with a Rhode Island accent. This spelling, popularized by "Providence Phoenix" mag columnists Phillipe and Jorge, probably comes closest to the actual RI accent centered in Cranston (Cvan-stin) and Providence. The RI accent is most aptly characterized as a cross between the accents/dialects of Boston/South-Eastern New England and Long Island, NY.
proper noun (regional U.S. English): Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A., from the city's nickname, Brick City.
noun: (orig. New England, USA) a compound word created from the word jew
and the acronym W.A.S.P.
- meaning White Anglo-Saxon Protestant. It refers to a person who has a parent of each type.
This kind of union, once rare and taboo, is becoming more common, especially in greater New York and New England, where more historically separated ethno-racial groups are becoming more homogenous. The term jasp was originally coined, most likely, in New England/NY private schools and colleges, and the Ivy League.
n. In New Jersey, New York City