slackcom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of slacker and sitcom.

Noun[edit]

slackcom (plural slackcoms)

  1. (UK) A sitcom which revolves around a slacker or slackers.
    • 1999, Janine Gibson, "Spaced out", The Guardian, 6 September 1999:
      "Slackcom," confesses Cheryl Taylor, commissioner for entertainment at Channel 4, "is a term we started bandying around because of the nature of a lot of the sitcoms we started receiving; proposals revolving around twenty- or thirtysomething non-professionals."

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