- Swanky, usually pertaining to a gift or new acquisition.Before Wheel of Fortune started awarding cash prizes, contestants were required to use the money they won to purchase prizes.Any money left over from buying golf clubs, vacations and La-Z-Boys would be spent on the cheapest prize available - invariably a ceramic dolphin, Dalmatian, or fish.
Did you see the bracelet that Janice got? Oooh...ceramic fish!
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