- nBritishan escort for a social occasion, arm candy. An item of student slang in use in London and elsewhere since around 2000.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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handbag — /ˈhændbæg / (say handbag) noun 1. a small bag, most commonly used by women, for carrying money, personal articles, etc., held in the hand or worn over the shoulder by means of a strap. 2. Obsolete any small item of hand luggage. 3. Colloquial a… … Australian English dictionary
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arm candy — n a temporary escort, typically a fellow stu dent or unattached acquaintance, cho sen to accompany to a social function. An Americanism of the late 1990s heard in the UK since 2000. Social handbag is a synonym. Compare eye candy … Contemporary slang
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