[pos-uh l-kyoo] /ˈpɒs əlˌkyu/
noun, plural POSSLQs, POSSLQ’s.
either of two persons, one of each sex, who share living quarters but are not related by blood, marriage, or adoption: a categorization used by the U.S. Census Bureau.
1979, acronym from person of opposite sex sharing living quarters; it never was an official category.
person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters
[pos-uh m] /ˈpɒs əm/ noun 1. . 2. Australian. any of various phalangers, especially of the genus Trichosurus. Idioms 3. play possum, Informal. /ˈpɒsəm/ noun 1. an informal name for opossum (sense 1) 2. (Austral & NZ) Also called phalanger. any of various Australasian arboreal marsupials, such as Trichosurus vulpecula (brush-tailed phalanger), having dense fur […]
noun 1. a shrub, Ilex decidua, of the southeastern U.S., having leaves that are hairy on the upper surface and glossy, red fruit.
[pos-ee] /ˈpɒs i/ noun, plural possies. Australian. 1. . [pos-ee] /ˈpɒs i/ noun, Australian. 1. a job; . /ˈpɒzɪ/ noun 1. (Austral & NZ, informal) a place; position: if we’re early for the film we’ll get a good possie at the back
[pohst] /poʊst/ noun 1. a strong piece of timber, metal, or the like, set upright as a support, a point of attachment, a place for displaying notices, etc. 2. Furniture. one of the principal uprights of a piece of furniture, as one supporting a chair back or forming one corner of a chest of drawers. […]