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Open Dictionary word of the week: mini moon

mini moon (noun)

(also minimoon)
a short and inexpensive honeymoon
A minimoon is the perfect way to start married life, without busting the budget.
(Submitted from United Kingdom)

Mini moon joins the growing number of words in the Open Dictionary that are neologisms made of blended words that indicate a general tightening of belts. Like cheapuccino (mentioned last week), staycation, nanobreak, mini moon is a toning down of a luxury item, event or time to make it fit within a budget.

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