a moraine marking a temporary halt in the general retreat of a glacier.
/rɪˌsɛʃəˈniːstə/ noun 1. a person whose clothes, whether cheap, second-hand, or suitably subdued, are considered appropriate to an economic downturn noun a person who finds a way to dress stylishly on a very tight budget Examples A recessionista looks like a million dollars, but only has $20.00 in her pocket. Word Origin c 2001; based […]
[ri-sesh-uh n-proof] /rɪˈsɛʃ ənˌpruf/ adjective 1. not susceptible to an economic : a recessionproof economy; He wants a long-term contract to make his job recessionproof.
[ri-ses-iv] /rɪˈsɛs ɪv/ adjective 1. tending to go, move, or slant back; . 2. Genetics. of or relating to a recessive. 3. Phonetics. (of an accent) showing a tendency to from the end toward the beginning of a word. noun, Genetics. 4. that one of a pair of alternative alleles whose effect is masked by […]
- Recessive character
recessive character n. An inherited character determined by a recessive gene.