The Latin phrase panem et circenses can also be interpreted as the main raison d'être of the American media, ie food and entertainment.
by Sexydimma March 15, 2017
a) (direct translation from Latin): bread and circuses

b) (adj): something that exists purely f-sag with no real concrete purpose
c) political scandals and entertainment as viewed on television and read in the newspapers
The United Nations today is nothing more than a panem et circenses, a political circus that performs only for the media.
by Sexydimma January 13, 2014
a) (direct translation from Latin): bread and circuses

b) (adj): something that exists purely f-sag with no real concrete purpose

c) political scandals and entertainment as viewed on television and read in the newspapers
The United Nations, IMHO today, at least under definition b) above is nothing more than a panem et circenses, a political circus that performs only for the media.
by Sexydimma April 27, 2014
Panem et circenses can also be interpreted by the alt left liberal media in the United States to refer to fast food and entertainment as the main pillars of US culture.
by Sexydimma March 16, 2017
The phrase panem et circenses can also be applied to the 'fast food and media entertainment' aspect of American culture
by Sexydimma March 17, 2017
a) (direct translation from Latin): bread and circuses

b) (adj): something that exists purely f-sag with no real concrete purpose

c) political scandals and entertainment as viewed on television and read in the newspapers
The United Nations, IMHO, under definitions b) and c) can be classified as panem et circenses.
by Sexydimma July 15, 2014
panem et circenses:

a) (direct translation) :bread and circuses in Latin

b) (adj): something that exists purely f-sag with no real concrete purpose
The United Nations today is nothing more than a panem et circenses, a political circus that performs only for the media.
by Sexydimma October 3, 2013