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A phrase or idea that makes sense only in a very narrow and mostly illogical context. the word is a post-modern construct of a known arab word - amir - meaning price, but also disconnection from the every-day world most people live in.
He came up with such an amirism; all dogs should be interrogated in the case of the missing cat.
The idea that we could inhabit Mars tomorrow, if necessary, was pure amirism.
by milo davis February 11, 2009
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