Word on the Street: Glamshackle

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

August 1, 2013 Published in the August 2013 issue of Portland Monthly

Glamshackle  glam-shak-uhl (adj) 

Exhibiting a fashionable state of engineered decay, dishevelment, or simulated rot. 

As seen in:  Restaurant décor and personal appearance.  In a sentence:  “You’d never guess from the rust, peeling paint, and dingy lighting that this bar opened just a week ago. Hello, glamshackle!”  Related:  Just-so bed-head, distressed jeans, new “antiques.”

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