a combining form extracted from Godzilla, occurring in compounds that describe a fearsome, extreme, overbearing, or monstrous person or thing: super wealthy, competitive momzillas.
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What Does the Exploitation Film Genre Have to do with Watergate? An Exploration of LibfixesA few weeks ago, we discussed the –core suffix in relation to the word mumblecore. Today we’re going to take a look at another robust suffix born on the silver screen, –sploitation. While the term mumblecore stuck, another name suggested for this slow-paced genre didn’t quite catch on: ennuisploitation. The ennui element comes from the French word meaning “boredom,” though the perhaps more interesting part …
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