Friday, 29 June 2012

Entry: onionlight (n.)

In context: " stood casually checking its cuticles in the astringent fluorescence of pharmacies that took forged Talwin scrips for a hefty surcharge, in the onionlight through paper shades in the furnished rooms of strung-out nurses..."

Definition: A neologism.  I'd love to hear your best definition!


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 359

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

1 comment:

  1. I'd hazard it has something to do with, especially since there are paper shades involved.