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plugola

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noun plug·o·la \(ˌ)plə-ˈgō-lə\

Definition of plugola

  1. :  incidental advertising on radio or television that is not purchased like regular advertising



Origin and Etymology of plugola

plug + -ola (as in payola)


First Known Use: 1959


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