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squaresville

[skwairz-vil] /ˈskwɛərz vɪl/
noun, Slang.
1.
a thing, place, etc., regarded as conventional, unfashionable, or conservative.
Origin
1955-1960
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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squaresville

adjective

: on campus, where it once was squaresville to flip for the rock scene

noun

A putative city inhabited entirely by dull, conventional people: The Innocent Nihilists Adrift in Squaresville/ Uintimidated by being in the squaresville, which is also the power center of the free world (1960s+ Bop talk)


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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