de profundis

Pronounced: day pro-FOON-dis, adv

Notes: I didn’t know this phrase, but I tried to work it out, and didn’t get it right


Yesterday’s word

The word masstige, as a noun, means “products that have the perception of luxury, but are relatively affordable and marketed to masses”. As an adjective, it means “relating to such a product”

First usage

This word came into usage in the 1990s

Background / Comments

Our word is a combination of mass market and prestige.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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