Definitions

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  • n. A drive-in movie theater.

Etymologies

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From the supposed concentration of the gas at such theaters +‎ -er (“Variety -er”)

Examples

  • Although her reign was brief, she set many an ozoner heart aflutter and is warmly remembered by not only those of us lucky enough to work with her, but by what Norma Desmond called 'those wonderful people out there in the dark.'

    Archive 2006-08-06

  • (See also: ozoner) payola -- bribery or under-the-table payments; "The proliferation of payola rocked the music industry in the 1950s."

    Variety.com

  • (See also: ozoner, passion pit) headliner -- the top act or performer on a vaudeville or revue bill; "Judy Garland was the headliner at the Palace on three occasions." helm -- (v.) to direct a film or TV program; helmer (n.) a director; "Alan Smithee is the DGA-approved pseudonym for a helmer who wants to remove his or her name from the project."

    Variety.com

  • Aussie) ozoner -- drive-in movie theater; "The few ozoners that remain operational in the U.S. are in most cases doing double-duty as flea markets."

    Variety.com

  • [S] he set many an ozoner heart aflutter. ", with its gleeful nastiness, recovers a little of the spirit of the earlier TV genius," writes Terry Gilliam has shown he can deliver the snakebite. "

    GreenCine Daily

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