squaresville

squaresville

[skwairz-vil]
noun Slang.
a thing, place, etc., regarded as conventional, unfashionable, or conservative.

Origin:
1955–60, Americanism; square + -s- + -ville, formed by analogy with placenames ending in possessive -s (see 's1) and the suffix -ville

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