[Vocabulary] What does "twatage" mean?

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Hey there. I looked up the meaning everywhere, I googled it several times but I couldn't find the meaning of it.

What does "twatage" mean?
 

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Context? Because the only reference I could find remotely close to it is "twat", and that's not a word you want to use.

PS: I found this reference: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=twatage. Keep in mind that urbandictionary.com deals mainly with slang/informal language.
 
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A slang coinage that I suspect is not destined to survive. It refers to how much textile material is covering a woman's private parts.
 
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strange but interesting slang :roll:
 

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Hi i want to ask if is this sentence right: "your favorite tweaks across the globe"
 

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your favorite tweaks across the globe

It's not a sentence, but it's OK as a phrase. In most contexts, it should start with a capital letter.

Please start a new thread for a different question.
 

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A slang coinage that I suspect is not destined to survive. It refers to how much textile material is covering a woman's private parts.

It could also be used to assess how much stupidity was involved in something- I have heard it used this way in the UK.

In BrE, tw*t as a verb can mean hit someone, so it could be used to describe a level of violence, I suppose,l though I haven't heard this used.
 

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I agree with the level of stupidity suggestion. The word "twat" is slang for both a vagina and an idiot. It's used more commonly for the latter meaning and, in that context, in BrE, I would say it's not considered particularly offensive. I call people twats all the time - bad drivers, people who don't say "Thank you" when I hold a door open for them, my flatmate when he makes a really bad joke. On that basis, I would understand and accept "He's demonstrating a high level of twatage today". I might even spell it "twattage". I don't know. I've never written it down! I can also imagine something like "What a load of old twatage", rather than "a load of old rubbish/twaddle".
 

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In American slang, it doesn't mean slap or idiot. It just means vagina. But it's often used figuratively. In American slang, the suffix -age is a humorous form of pluralization. So though I've never heard the word twatage, it would seem, in American slang, to be a crude word for women.
 

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So though I've never heard the word twatage, it would seem, in American slang, to be a crude word for women.
Not if you've read the Urban Dictionary entry, the link posted in #2.
 

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A slang coinage that I suspect is not destined to survive...
Agreed. It'd be more likely to survive if it had a double t. Compare 'Satan' and 'wattage'.

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Agreed. It'd be more likely to survive if it had a double t. Compare 'Satan' and 'wattage'.

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Yes, it sounds like a play on wattage, which already has a double-T. Since twat doesn't, I think the author can get away with twatage.

PS - There used to be a feminist rock band where I live called the Twatones. Can't remember the music, but I'll always remember the name.
 

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Yes, it sounds like a play on wattage, which already has a double-T. Since twat doesn't, I think the author can get away with twatage.

Neither does "admit" have a double 't', but "admittance" does. So, IMO, the author believes​ s/he can get away with it, when they don't.
 

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Twot is an alternative BrE form, so twottage would also get the pronunciation of wattage.
 

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Twot is an alternative BrE form, so twottage would also get the pronunciation of wattage.

If it were to survive, the pronunciation could be double, as is in "garage". ;-)
 
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