plugola

[pluh-goh-luh]
noun Slang.
  1. payment or favor given to people in media or motion pictures for favorable mention or display of a particular product or brand name.
  2. promotional mention or praise of someone or something on radio or television.

Origin of plugola

First recorded in 1955–60; plug + -ola
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