crying make-up

(名詞/不可數) 哭妝 -一種化妝造型,使化了這種妝的人看起來好像正在哭泣或才剛剛哭過。

引句:
"Crying make-up" is taking over TikTok, but has the "sad girl aesthetic" finally gone too far? Noor Mubarak, a psychological wellbeing practitioner, agrees that the crying make-up trend can be problematic. "For those who are struggling with feelings of despair and tearfulness, it can feel trivialising to see people trying to look like they are struggling for aesthetic purposes."
[glamourmagazine.co.uk, 28 October 2022]

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beige flag

(名詞/可數) 米色旗幟 - 與你展開戀愛關係的人有點奇怪或無聊,但並不足以讓你結束這段關係的跡象。

引句:
According to the TikTok users who have latched on to the term in the past month, a beige flag is an odd trait in a romantic prospect that is not quite a deal breaker, but not exactly a plus, either. As one user put it, a beige flag makes a potential partner or a partner pause and say “Huh?” for a few seconds before carrying on with the relationship.
[nytimes.com, 7 June 2023]

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gamma destination

(名詞/可數) 世界上很少有其他人會去的度假勝地。

引句:
Over the next five years, high-net-worth explorers will increasingly be avoiding over-crowded “alpha destinations”. Even “beta destinations” such as Rwanda and Antarctica will start to become overly busy at certain times of year. As luxury travellers dream of even more extreme adventures, there is a greater opportunity to devise trips to emerging gamma destinations that offer an array of entirely new experiences.
[globetrender.com, 27 November 2022]

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minimaluxe

(名詞/不可數) 極簡奢華 (的室內設計) - 使用少量形狀簡單、顏色中性的高品質家具和物品來營造寬敞、優雅的家居外觀的趨勢。

引句:
Minimaluxe is the brand new design trend that will define this decade, making your home more elevated and you more calm. As an interior design trend, minimaluxe has been taking shape since 2020 and has now become a fully formed aesthetic era. It's about paring back the visual clutter in order to celebrate the things that make you feel wonderful.
[livingetc.com, 4 May 2023]

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heat storm

(名詞/可數) 熱暴 - 持續數日之久的極熱天氣和高濕度。

引句:
Europe is preparing for a "severe heat storm" with a second heatwave pushing temperatures even higher in the coming days and triggering warnings for tourists planning to travel for the school holidays. The new "heat storm" is being triggered by an anticyclone – a large-scale circulation of winds around an area of high atmospheric pressure – pushing north.
[telegraph.co.uk, 16 July 2023]

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autobesity

(名詞/不可數) 汽車肥胖症 - 現在的汽車比過去大很多而且重很多的事實。這個字是由 auto (汽車) + obesity (肥胖;肥胖症) 拼綴而成。

引句:
Paris city hall is to impose higher parking fees on owners of SUVs in its battle to reduce pollution in the capital. A councillor from the party that proposed the increased charges said the aim was "to focus on an absurdity: autobesity … the inexorable growth in the weight and size of vehicles circulating in our cities, and particularly in Paris".
[theguardian.com, 11 July 2023]

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gigafire

(名詞/可數) 超大的野火 - 燒毀超過 100 萬英畝 (405,000 公頃) 土地的野火或森林大火。

引句:
What initially began as 37 separate fires caused by lightning strikes came together to form California’s first gigafire, a term used to describe fires that burn at least a million acres of land. The gigafire ranks at the top of the state’s five largest wildfires in modern history, all in one year.
[laist.com, 5 October, 2022]

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spathroom

(名詞/可數) 有如 spa 的浴室 - 被打造成跟 spa (健康休閒中心) 一樣非常乾淨、舒適且可讓人身心放鬆的浴室。這個字是由 spa + bathroom 拼綴而成。

引句:
More people are looking to incorporate wellness into their home, particularly in the bathroom. The focus is on creating a "spathroom", a bathroom/spa hybrid that promotes serenity and calm. Good lighting is a spathroom essential, as light has a huge effect on our wellbeing.
[county.wedding, 24 February 2023]

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thirst trip

(名詞/可數) 飢渴旅行 - 在沒有國定假日期間所進行的休假,通常持續數日之久。

引句:
With nearly 100 days between President's Day and Memorial Day weekend, Americans are entering the longest stretch of the U.S. calendar without a federally sanctioned day off. This 3-day weekend drought leaves people parched for a getaway. New search data from Hotels.com shows a new trip type is quenching our thirst this spring: thirst trips, or short weekend stays that satisfy our desire for a day off by the pool.
[hospitalitynet.org, 22 February 2023]

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rich mom energy

(名詞/不可數) 富媽能量 - 顯示一個女人很有錢的自信態度與簡單高雅的穿著方式。

引句:
Rich mom energy was similarly inspired by the lifestyle (and fashion) choices of the superrich. An extension of the quiet luxury trend, it also denotes ostensibly low-key garments—neutral shades, simple cuts, no logos—that are nonetheless ultraluxurious and wildly expensive.
[glamour.com, 17 April 2023]

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