swapportunity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of swap and opportunity

Noun[edit]

swapportunity (plural swapportunities)

  1. (informal) an opportunity to make a swap
    • 2002 January 29, Kevin J. Anderson, Hopscotch[1], Bantam Spectra, ISBN 9780553104745, OCLC 47755747, OL 3950580M, page 1-2:
      He looked up at the Club's chaotic Hopscotch Board, aglow with swapportunities, people wanting to rent a muscular body for a few days of hard labor, old men and women willing to pay for a week's vacation in a young and healthy physique, the usual sex ads searching for a two-night stand, once as a male, once as a female, or a blur of alternations before, during, and after.
    • 2009 May 7, Symphony, “Humor in Truth.01”, alt.philosophy, Usenet:
      A “Swapportunity” is an opportunity to swap
      something bad for something that is good.
      A Swapportunity is an opportunity to stop
      doing bad things and to do things we should.
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