January 1, 2017

Mitron: definition/ meaning

1. A large group of unsuspecting people, about to be hit by something they will take a long time to recover from.

2. A precursor to bad news for large groups of people.

Origin

India: from the Hindi word Mitron, ironically meaning 'friends'. In recent times, however, it has been used to brutal effect to make a series of anti-people announcements.

Most recent example/ event: Demonetisation

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