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plugola

[pluh-goh-luh] /plʌˈgoʊ lə/
noun, Slang.
1.
payment or favor given to people in media or motion pictures for favorable mention or display of a particular product or brand name.
2.
promotional mention or praise of someone or something on radio or television.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; plug + -ola
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plugola

noun
  1. Illicit payment, often not in money, given to media people for mentioning commercial products in noncommercial contexts (1959+)
  2. Such a mention; plug

[based on payola]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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