term of art
a word or phrase that has a specific or precise meaning within a given discipline or field and might have a different meaning in common usage: Set is a term of art used by mathematicians, and burden of proof is a term of art used by lawyers.
The Art Of The Dad JokeDad Jokes - those corny quips that will automatically make your eyes roll (accompanying groan optional). Dad Jokes are often puns that are met with regret.
What’s The Origin Of The Term Hipster?Hipsters have become simultaneous objects of ridicule and desire, associated with the new and in vogue, and also with an absurd form of consumerism. Why do we call them hipsters, and how did this word, born of jazz music in the early 1930s, make the transition to describe young men in skinny pants and classes on how to properly sharpen a pencil? The earliest uses …
See also art1(def 9).
Also called word of art.
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