Every now and then an alternative definition pops into my head when I read a word, then refuses to leave, no matter how corny and terrible it is. This leaves no room for additional thoughts to percolate, until I have excised it by inflicting it on you, my long-suffering readers.
This is an example of one such mindworm, so I apologise in advance for its awfulness:
“Operating” – Jamaican term for a highbrow musical form (e.g. Aida, Don Giovanni, etc)