A cultural item that at first garners much undeserved attention and then maintains that attention because people need to know what all the attention was about.
Named after the original trump, Donald Trump. Trump mounted a farcical attempt at entering the 2012 presidential race, he was given spurious media attention, and then everyone was analyzing the fact that he was given attention, while conflicted over whether the analysis of the attention was itself undeserved attention.
Some people criticize The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and claim it shouldn’t be in the standard high school curriculum, but no doubt it remains there as a trump.
To drive in circles instead of parking, useful for if you don’t need to go anywhere but also don’t need to leave the car, like if you’re waiting on a friend.
Having traffic parked for 6 hours while my bros were playing pickup soccer, I lost not one minute of sleep knowing I was contributing to smog and gridlock. If you can’t find a spot, you can’t find a spot.