1. anything that saves or simplifies work, adds to one's ease or comfort, etc., as an appliance, utensil, or the like.
2. a concept that diminishes hopelessly, the more we go out and drink our faces off, on a Friday night.
1. James: "You can just walk over it."
2. James: "Whatever happened to the idea of simple convenience!" *chases his choking frustration with a cold one*