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Kandi

other word formation type novel creation; noun
Bracelets generally made out of plastic pony beads; worn to raves and similar events.
 
Kandi is typically worn on the lower half of both arms. Bright and glow-in-the-dark beads are generally chosen so as to be seen clearly in the darkness at the rave. Oftentimes, kandi is traded between people as a sign of friendship. This term is used by those that are a part of the rave scene.
Etymology : Kandi came around in the late 1980's, but the exact origin of the term is unknown. It is thought to have come into use in Britain.
Source : "I'll share my kandi with you." Conversation with stranger at a rave- June 2011
Last modified: 5 December 2011


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