(n.) The exaggerated value of an item or concept, especially from the perspective of others encountering a person's inflated ego. Many use the phrase derisively, belittling the concept and originator at once.
Frank's theory of mayonnaise elasticity, though labored over for years, resulted in no great cosmic import. Rather, he ended up in an est commune.
by ignor July 05, 2005
Can you define these popular missing words?