Jun 18 Word of the Day
Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
cooking with fire is lindy
by mmebs June 13, 2021
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The 1% who are the richest Americans and who buy our congressmen and run our government.
I do believe that during most of America's history, most of our presidents have been "selected" by the "OnePerCenters", however, the 99PerCenters still believed it was our choice. Now, we know otherwise.
by Chimp999 April 05, 2011
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As a noun:
1. Someone who is in the top 1% in terms of either yearly income or total assets.
2. Someone who simply appears to be rich.
3. Someone who spends an extremely large amount of money on a single interest.
4. Occasionally just refers to the first world in general.

As an adjective:
1. Something usually attributed to one percenters.
2. Goods or services that are way more expensive than similar goods and services.

p.s. This keeps getting rejected, but I'm not making this term up. Search "One percenter" with quotes and more than half of the links refer to this usage. (but it's not on UD yet) You even accepted One Percenter Problem which is this used as an adjective. I took out the sample names used in my previous definition if that was a problem. (wasn't naming friends) Only using pronouns now, except Obama and Edwards who are celebs. Sorry about that.
As a noun:
1. Contrary to what some people think, Obama is a one percenter.
2. He dresses like a one percenter, but he's buried in debt.
3. Everyone in TF2 thinks I'm a one percenter because I have 6 god tier hats.

As an adjective:
1. The iPhone 5 shortage is a one percenter problem.
2. Everyone gave John Edwards crap for his one percenter haircut, but most major politicians who still have hair spend at least that much.
by sarysa October 20, 2012
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The very small portion of drug addicts that are able to cease their addictions without entering a recovery program.
The one percenter left her smack habit behind as if she'd never indulged at all.
by c[B] March 12, 2004
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When your phone is at one percent but that one percent ends up lasting a real long time
"Wow my phone pulled such a one percenter last night!"
by Nicki Dominates February 15, 2017
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