from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural A pair of decorative coverings that conceal a woman's nipples, worn usually by exotic dancers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers.

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  • noun Plural form of pasty.
  • noun Plural form of pastie.


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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  • Pronounced "pah-stees," it's a Cornish delicacy, like a big hearty pie filled with chopped turnips/parsnips, potatoes, carrots, etc.

    Pronounced "pay-stees," it's the things exotic dancers wear to cover their hoo-hahs in states where hoo-hah exposure is prohibited.

    I added this word solely to see what kind of definition WeirdNet would come up with, and it didn't! Bastid.

    November 28, 2007

  • Oh, this would have been a good one. :-)

    Pasties! Yum! (Not the nipple cap type.)

    November 28, 2007

  • c_b, I like your definition for hoo-hah coverings the best!!

    November 28, 2007

  • Now I'm wondering exactly how many states prohibit hoo-hah exposure. *runs off to conduct research*

    November 28, 2007

  • I think you can google for it. Though, for best results, put "hoo-hah exposure" in quotation marks.

    November 28, 2007

  • This word makes me think of pastries. Or at least, it used to. Now it just makes me think of hoo-has, with a side of exotic dancers.

    November 30, 2007

  • As a general rule I prefer Cornish pies without nipples. Nipples are best consumed separately.

    November 30, 2007

  • ewwwww

    November 30, 2007

  • PS

    Isn't there some kind of Italian pastry called "Nipples of Venus"?

    November 30, 2007

  • In my experience, pastries might as well be hoo-has with a side of exotic dancers. :-/

    I always thought that was a madeupical pastry from Amadeus, arby.

    November 30, 2007