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Monday, May 14, 2018

Definitions for lollapalooza

  1. Slang. an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.

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Citations for lollapalooza
Miss Jeynes, that dance was a real lollapalooza. Suzanne North, Flying Time, 2014
There will be a storm this evening, bet on it. It will be a lollapalooza. Roger Rosenblatt, Lapham Rising, 2006
Origin of lollapalooza
1900-1905
Lollapalooza is an American word of unknown but fanciful origin, used by comic writers and humorists such as S.J. Perelman (1904-79) and P.G. Wodehouse (1881-1975). Lollapalooza entered English in the early 20th century.