noun: A revolving tray used for serving food, or a similar structure used to keep objects within easy reach.
It’s not clear who the eponymous Susan in this term was. Earliest documented use: 1917.
“Lang Lang ate more than anyone, spinning the lazy Susan at the center of the table and scooping off.”
David Remnick; The Olympian; The New Yorker; Aug 4, 2008.
Courtesy of A.Word.A.Day. with Anu Garg
This term was last friday’s one, today’s one is bombilate. I forgot to publish it on time, sorry folks! I will try to keep you posted weekly – if not daily, if I can. By the way, A Word A Day is an interesting service from Wordsmith.org on odd terms, you can subscribe directly through this link http://wordsmith.org/awad/index.html.
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